December 18th, 2019
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
Attendance: Mayor Alexis Fenner, Deputy Mayor Harding, Councillor Porter, Councillor Wright, Councillor Bucci
Staff: Patty St. Peter, Clerk-Manager
1. Call to order at @ 6:02 p.m.
2. 2020 Budget
The clerk-manger presented council with an updated general operating budget. She noted that hours have been reduced for environmental development and transportation with other cuts required by council during the meeting of December 16th.
MOTION: BE IT RESOLVED THAT: the council of the Municipality of Plaster Rock that $ 1,653,949 be the total budget for the municipality, that the sum of $1,101,472 be the warrant of the municipality for the ensuing year, and that the tax rate for the municipality be $1.7931. The council orders and directs the levying by the Minister of Environment and Local Government of said amount on real property liable to taxation under the Assessment Act within the Municipality of Plaster Rock. Moved by Councillor Bucci, seconded by Deputy Mayor Harding. Adopted this 18th day of December 2019. Motion Carried – 2019-198
MOTION: BE IT RESOLVED THAT: the council of the municipality of Plaster Rock resolve that pursuant to paragraph 117(4) of the Local Government Act, the total budget for the Water and Sewage utility for the ensuing year would consist of total revenues of $415,751 and total expenditures of $415,751. Moved by Councillor Bucci, seconded by Councillor Porter. Adopted this 18th day of December 2019 by the council of the Village of Plaster Rock. Motion Carried – 2019-199
MOTION: Water and Sewer rates will increase for 2020 by $1.00 for residential, commercial, institutional and industrial customers – Councillor Bucci, Councillor Porter
Motion Carried – 2019-200
Discussion of the interviews that were held today for the general laborer position.
MOTION: Sean Linton be hired for the full time position of general laborer – Councillor Wright, Deputy Mayor Harding – Motion Carried – 2019-201
MOTION: Meeting adjourned @ 7:50 p.m. – Councillor Porter – Motion Carried – 2019-202
Alexis Fenner, Mayor Patty St. Peter-Clerk Manager