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May 27 2014 Regular Council Meeting

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Mr. R. Robinson advised Council on corrections needed on the May 06, 2014 Committee of the Whiole Minutes

  • Merritt Nicola Valley Tourism Plan Progress Report; Simone Carlysle-Smith from Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association presented to Council
  • Merritt RCMP Detachment First Quarter Report; S/Sgt. S. White presented to Council
  • Nil
New Business:
  • THAT Council direct staff to give notice to the Merritt Flying Club that their lease will not be renewed and that staff prepare a request for proposal for the operations of the Merritt Airport
  • THAT Council approves an extension of Temporary Use Permit TUP2013-01 to the Merritt Return-It Depot for a period of one (1) additional year expiring May 13, 2015
  • THAT Carole Fraser be appointed Chief Election Officer for conducting the 2014 General Local Government Elections with a stipend of two thousand ($2,000) and the authority to appoint other election officials as required; AND THAT Shawn Boven be appointed Deputy Chief Election Officer for the 2014 General Local Government Election with a stipend of one thousand ($1,000) dollars; AND FURTHER THAT election officers appointed by the Chief Election Officer be paid fifteen ($15.00) dollars per hour
  • THAT Council authorizes the Mayor to sign the RCMP Merritt Detachment Annual Performance Plan Acknowledgement of Consultation Letter
  • THAT a Notice pursuant to the authority of Section 57 of the Community Charter be filed at the Land Titles Office against the Title of Lot A, KDYD, Plan KAP1015, Roll# 1289800, PID 024-833-789 (1326 Voght Street)
  • THAT Council accepts the first quarter report for the Merritt Visitor Information at the Baillie House as presented
  • THAT Council approve the Banking Resolution set out in the Royal Bank's E-Form 380 (10/2012); AND THAT the Chief Administrative Officer and Financial Services Manager be authorized to execute E-Form 380 on behalf of the City
Reports From council:
  1. Councillor Menard reported that the Merritt Centennials Spring Camp will be held in Abbotsford with 69 players registered.  The Ty Pozzobon bullarama and After Party takes place on May 31, 2014
  2. Councillor Goetz attended the Grand Opening of the Farmer's Market on May 17, 2014 which will run every Saturday for the summer.  As a liasion on the Home Based Business Task Force, Councillor Goetz would like to make it clear that he does not run a home based business but rather works from home for an employer


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