Minutes

     

Town Council of the Town of Cormack

   

                    

Minutes of  the Regular Meeting December 13, 2018

Mayor Melvin Rideout Sr.

Deputy Mayor Anthony Alexander

 Councilor Crystal Parsons

Absent with Regret  Councilor Fred Parsons

 Robbie Coles  

Also, Present: Town Clerk Manager Tracey Hewitt

Regular meeting called to order at 7:55pm

Resolution 018-061   Alexander/ Parsons C. 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved that the minutes of the Regular meeting November 22, 2018 be approved as presented. 

Delegates:

· There were no delegates at the meeting

Administration

Resolution 018-062 Alexander / Coles 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to adjust account 10148 for rent to own agreement.

Permits and Applications

Resolution 018-063  Coles / Parsons C. 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to approve / ratify the following application:

  

N & N Farms


Crown Lands


Approved


Fire Department

· Deputy Mayor Alexander tabled the Fire Department’s financials for Council’s information. 

· Deputy Mayor Alexander requested updated copies of the Cecil Spracklin Scholarship award applications.

Recreation

Resolution 017-064 Alexander/ Coles 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to pay the payables in the amount of $ 51,385. with noted corrections.

Other Business

· Discussion was held around repairs needed to several street lights around the community. The Deputy Mayor supplied the Town Manager several to report.

· Discussion was held around some of the snow clearing practices around the community.

Resolution 018-065   Alexander/ Parsons C. 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to adjourn the meeting at 10:00 pm.


Minutes of Special Meeting December 5, 2018

Present: Mayor Melvin Rideout Sr.

Deputy Mayor Anthony Alexander

Councilor Fred Parsons

 Councilor Crystal Parsons

 Councilor Robbie Coles

Also, Present: Town Clerk Manager Tracey Hewitt

Meeting called to order at 8:00 p.m. 

   

Resolution SM 2018- 01  Alexander / Coles. 5 for, 0 opposed, carried

The 2019 Municipal Budget

Revenue: 

Taxes $ 519,486.00

Sales of Goods and Services 61,040.00  

Other Revenue from Own Sources     8000.00

Government Transfers 86,099.00

Grants and Subsidies 35,456.00

     

TOTAL REVENUES  $ 710,081.00

Expenditure:

General Government  $ 173,029.00

Protective Services   29,543.00

Transportation Services    213,600.00 

Environmental Health      55,153.00

Planning and Development  0.00.00 

Recreation and Cultural Services    29,650.000

Fiscal Services  174,456.00

 

  $ 710,081.00

   

2019  Municipal Tax Schedule 

Category Example given   Tax Rate  

1 home based business  $ 175 

2 retail with gas     18.2 mills

3 tourism, housekeeping units, markets   4.90 mills

4 manufacturing   8.40 mills

   

5 contracting, equipment hire, trucking  17.50 mills 

6 sawmills, auto wreckage, salvage yards, garages 17.50 mills

7 agricultural 6.0 mills

8 processors 19.60 mills

9 other   15.40 mills

10 retail without gas 15.40 mills

11 gross revenue/no fixed place of business  5.60 mills

12   mineral workings 14.00 mills

13 commercial logging operations $ 350

Categories 2 to 12 Minimum Business Tax $ 350

Property Tax (Residential and Business)  5.75 mills

Minimum Property Tax (Residential and Business)  $ 420

Poll Tax $ 340

Utility Tax (Based on Gross Revenue)  2.5 percent

2. Terms and Payment Provisions

The due date for all taxes levied by the Town of Cormack is January 1, 2019. The town will provide a discount of 5% on 2019 Property Tax, Business Tax (excluding the Utility Tax) and Poll Tax on payments paid or postmarked by February 28, 2019. The Town of Cormack will offer a second discount period of March 15, 2019 in which a second discount will be offered of 2.5 %. The town will also offer an additional reduction in taxes in the amount of Thirty Dollars ($ 30.00) to seniors (65+) upon proof of age. After which date the unpaid balances are in arrears and subject to interest charges of .8125 % annual rate to be applied monthly. A payment plan can be arranged with the town with the following stipulations: the plan must be in place with the town by March 31, 2019 payments must be no less than the minimum of equal payments made over the period of the plan payments must be received in each of the months, failure to receive payment will result in cancellation of the payment plan upon final payment, and all terms and conditions being met, the interest charges accumulated against the current year’s tax account will be written 

Off (from the start of payment plan).  

Resolution SM 2018-02 Parsons C. / Parsons F. 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to accept the tax rates as presented as presented above. 

Resolution SM 2018-03 Alexander / Parsons C. 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried.

Resolved to accept the terms and payment provisions as presented above. Terms and provisions to remain the same from the 2018 tax year.

Resolution SM 2018-04  Parsons C. / Coles 5 for, 0 Opposed, Carried.

Resolved to increase the hourly rate of the Town Clerk Manager one dollar plus,  Resource Centre Coordinator/ Office Assistant, Maintenance Operator and Seasonal Operator at the rate of two percent (2%) effective by January 1, 2019.

Resolution SM 2018-05 Coles / Alexander 5 for, 0 Opposed, Carried.

Resolved to give all staff a Xmas bonus of Seventy five Dollars ($75.00). Give all staff, council, heads of committee a Twenty five Dollar gift card.

  

Adjournment

Resolution SM 2018 -06 Alexander / Parsons F. 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to adjourn the meeting at 10:00p.m. 

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Minutes

 

Town Council of the Town of Cormack



                   

Minutes of  the Regular Meeting November 22, 2018

Mayor Melvin Rideout Sr.

Deputy Mayor Anthony Alexander

 Councilor Crystal Parsons

 Councilor Fred Parsons

 Robbie Coles  

Also, Present: Town Clerk Manager Tracey Hewitt

Regular meeting called to order at 7:45pm

Resolution 018-055   Alexander/ Parsons C. 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved that the minutes of the Regular meeting October 11, 2018 be approved as presented. 


Delegates:

· There were no delegates at the meeting


Administration

Resolution 018-056 Alexander / Coles 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to donate Twenty Five Dollars ($ 25.00) to the Deer Lake Christian Aid Committee. 


Permits and Applications

Resolution 018-057  Parsons F. / Alexander 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to approve / ratify the following application:

  

Funland resort


20 x 20 shed


Approved


 

Tina and Mike Raymond


Wood shed 


Approved


 

Garland Paul


Garage 


Approved


 

William Bennett


Shed


Approved


 

Clifford Parsons


Renovations


Approved


 

Clifford Parsons


Renovations


Approved


Fire Department

· Deputy Mayor Alexander tabled the 

Fire Department’s financials for Council’s information. 

· An update was given by the Mayor and Town Manager on the progress of the Fire hall Extension.

Resolution 017-058 Alexander/ Coles 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to approve the membership of Taylor Balsom to the Fire Department.


Recreation

Resolution 017-059 Alexander/ Coles 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to pay the payables as presented with noted corrections.

Other Business

· Discussion was held around repairs needed to several street lights around the community. The Deputy Mayor supplied the Town Manager several to report.

· Request was made to have snow cleared to 47-51 Balsam Avenue.

· The Deputy Mayor asked that the TM contact Highways about cutting trees along road ( Veterans Drive)


· The next meeting will be scheduled for December 6 to review the budget.

· Council asked to have the Snow plow truck removed from parking on Larch Avenue so it won’t interfere with traffic.

Resolution 018-060   Alexander/ Parsons C. 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to adjourn the meeting at 10:00 pm.

Town Council of the Town of Cormack

   

                    

Minutes of  the Regular Meeting October 11, 2018.

Mayor Melvin Rideout Sr.

Deputy Mayor Anthony Alexander

Absent with Regret: Councilor Crystal Parsons

: Councilor Fred Parsons

Robbie Coles  

Also, Present: Town Clerk Manager Tracey Hewitt

Regular meeting called to order at 7:50pm

Resolution 018-050   Alexander/ Parsons C. 4 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved that the minutes of the Regular meeting September 11, 2018 be approved as presented. 

Delegates:

· There were no delegates at the meeting

Administration

Resolution 018-051 Alexander / Coles 4 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to accept the bid from B & S Trucking for garbage Collection. 

Permits and Applications

Resolution 018-052  Parsons F. / Alexander 4 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to approve / ratify the following application:

  

Maggie   Samms


Front   Step


Approved


 

Mona   Edwards


Shed


Approved


Fire Department

· There was no update by Deputy Mayor Alexander

· An update was given by the Mayor and Town Manager on the progress of the Fire hall Extension.

Recreation

Resolution 017-053 Alexander/ Coles 4 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to pay the payables as presented. 

Other Business

· Discussion was held around repairs needed at Rocky Brook on Tamarack Drive

· Repairs are needed on the lower end of Aspen Avenue

· Holes need to be repaired on the end of Larch Avenue.

·  

Resolution 018-054   Alexander/ Parsons C. 4 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 pm.






May 15, 2018 

Town Council of the Town of Cormack

Minutes of the Regular Meeting May15 2018.


Mayor Melvin Rideout Sr.

Deputy Mayor Anthony Alexander

Councilor Crystal Parsons

: Councilor Fred Parsons

Absent with Regret Robbie Coles

Also, Present: Town Clerk Manager Tracey Hewitt


Regular meeting called to order at 7:40pm


Resolution 018-023 Parsons F/ Alexander. 4 For, 5 Opposed, Carried

Resolved that the minutes of the Regular meeting April 10, 2018 be approved as presented.


Delegates:

* There were no delegates at the meeting


Administration

Resolution 018-024 Alexander / Parsons C. 4 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to donate Two Hundred and Fifty Five Dollars ($255.00) to the Royal Canadian Legion Newfoundland & Labrador Command


Permits and Applications

The Mayor left the room at 7:55 and the Deputy Mayor chaired the meeting.

Resolution 018-025 Parsons C. / Parsons F. 3For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to approve the application submitted by Rideout’s Dairy Inc to construct a 40 x 48 maternity ward.

Resolution 018-026 Parsons C. / Parsons F. 3For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to approve the application submitted by Gordon Matchim to replace his septic tank.


The Mayor returned to the meeting 8:05 pm.

Resolution 018-027 Alexander. / Parsons C. 4 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to approve / ratify the following application:

Leo Brake Erect a Porch Approved

Ron Burnett Erect a Mobile Home Approved

John O’Neil Deck Approved

Joanne Stacey Operate a Food Truck Approved

Phil Letto Renovations Approved

Dept. of Agriculture Access to Lot 101 Approved

Gary Tapp Erect a Dwelling Approved.


Fire Department

* There was no update by Deputy Mayor Alexander


* Atlantic Engineering requested information and a meeting with the Mayor and Fire Chief. The Mayor will collect the information and a meeting schedule was discussed. The Town Manager will set up the meeting.

Recreation


* There was no update from liaison Councilor Fred Parsons. The job has been posted for Community Centre and Program Coordinator. The job closes on May 30,2018


Resolution 017-028 Alexander/ Parsons F. 4 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to appoint Councillor Crystal Parsons as head of the Municipality for the purpose of ATIPP.

Resolution 018-029 Alexander/ Parsons C. 4 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 pm.

Resolution 018-030 Alexander / Parsons C. 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to pay the Accounts Payables as presented.


Other Business

The council signed and sealed the Municipal Infrastructure Agreement. For the 2018-19 Municipal Capital Works Program, Project no. 17-MCW-19-00031 Fire Hall Extension.

Resolution 018-031 Parsons F. / Parsons C. 4 For, 0 Opposed, Carried.

Resolved to authorize the Mayor and Clerk to enter in to the agreement with the Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment on behalf of council for the Municipal Capital Works Program Project No.17-MCW-1900031. The Mayor and clerk will sign and seal the agreement.

Resolution 018-032 Alexander / Coles R. 5 For, 0 Opposed, Carried

Resolved to adjourn meeting at 9:45pm.



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