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September 18, 2012 Regular Council Meeting

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
General Matters:
  1. Mr. G. Toth, Project Director, Trans Mountain Expansion Project provided an update on the Trans Mountain project even in these very early stages of development
  2. Ms. J. Starrs and Ms. S. Labermeyer presented to Council the Community Garden Project requesting a contribution in kind from the City for water access and fencing materials with an estimated cost of $10,000
New Business:
  1. Council requested staff to advise the Nicola Valley Farmers' Market to complete a Grant-in-Aid application for Council's consideration during the 2013 budget deliberations
  2. Council authorized the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer to release convenant LB89835 and approved Development Permit DP2012-H for 2400 Burgess Avenue
Notices of Motion:

Councillor Murdoch wanted assurance that the Merritt Community Gardens Project as well as the Trans Mountain Expansion Project regarding community involvement opportunities will be addressed by staff

Reports from Council:
  1. Councillor Baker attended the City Furniture Sleep Grand Opening, the Farmers' Market, the Health Fair at the Baillie House and the Cents 40th Anniversary opening game
  2. Councillor Goetz attended the general voting day, thanked the election staff and congratulated Mr. Christopherson
  3. Councillor Norgaard reported she had driven to the Airport and commented on the slope of the road around the curve
  4. Mayor Roline also attended the Merritt Centennials 40th season game opener as well as the 1st Annual Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Day
  5. Councillor Kroeker attended the NVIT Community Appreciation Day

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