Town Council Meeting Digest - May 14, 2019
- The Western Regional Housing Authority presented on their role in managing public housing.
- The Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage reviewed the Provincial Library funding formula proposal, taking effect next year (2020/21).
- Public Health reviewed the impact of corporate sponsorship on children and health. Council will discuss possible amendments to the Town policy at their next General Government Committee.
- The Lilydale RCMP reviewed their Jan-Mar 2019 quarterly policing report.
*Note: All these presentations are available in the full Agenda package.
- Citizens for Public Transportation are conducting a market survey for a feasibility study. Council agreed to make surveys available at Town Hall.
- *Note: Project Lunenburg’s next workshop is on Transportation – What small changes or big moves would improve how people get around in Lunenburg? The workshop is being held on Wednesday, May 22nd from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Fire Hall.
- Council approved the General Government Committee’s recommended list of 2019/20 community grants, pending approval of the overall Town Budget.
- Corporate Services: Council requested a Finance presentation at the May 28 Council Meeting at 5:15 p.m. about the Draft 2019/20 Town Budgets and proposed property tax and sewer rates. The public is encouraged to attend to learn more and ask questions.
- The Town has issued a request for Expressions of Interest for a café in Lunenburg Academy. View it on our website under Municipal Services/Purchasing at: https://explorelunenburg.ca/images/RFP_LA_Cafe_Draft_22.pdf.
- Special event permit requests for Muffin Run 5km road race (May 19th) and Golden Retriever Gathering (July 20th) were both approved by Council.
- Public Works: There will be a Special Council Meeting on May 23rd at 12:00 p.m. for CBCL Engineering to present their final Wastewater Treatment Plant study report. Another date will be scheduled for their Wastewater Collection System study report.
- Council approved a capital project to move the macerator unit in the Wastewater Treatment Plant to improve its operation.
- Council also approved a UV optimization study in the plant to be conducted by Dr. Graham Gagnon and the Centre for Water Resource Studies at Dalhousie University.
- The lease for Travel Lunenburg Ltd.’s office space at Lunenburg Academy was renewed.
The full Minutes package is available on the Town website here: http://bit.ly/2MQOy7N
Thanks to all who came out!