26 North Street
PO Box 189
Lockeport, NS
Canada B0T1L0
(902) 656-2216
townoflockeport@ns.sympatico.ca

TOWN OF LOCKEPORT

COUNCIL MEETING

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2024 AT 1:00 P.M.

AGENDA

  1. Call to order
  1. Silence Electronic Devices
  1. Approval of Agenda, including additions/deletions

Draft Motion: That Council approve the agenda for the February 26, 2024 meeting as presented/with the following additions/deletions:

  1. Approval of Minutes from the February 12, 2024 Regular Council Meeting

Draft Motion: That Council approve the February 12, 2024 meeting Minutes as circulated.

  1. Business arising from previous Minutes

There was no business from the previous Minutes.

  1. Community Forum (Open Mic)
  • 20 Minutes Maximum
  • Each resident is allowed a maximum of five minutes.
  • Each resident is to state their name and where they live
  • The resident is to speak directly to the Council.
  • There will be no interaction by Council at this time.
  • If questions are posed by residents the question will be recorded to be researched.
  1. Presentations

There were no presentations scheduled for this meeting.

  1. Department Reports
  • Public Works Report (Page 1)
  • Community Coordinators Report (Page 2)
  • Administration Report (Pages 3-4)
  1. Finance
  • List of Invoices already paid in the amount of $29,605.78 (Page 5)
  • Wastewater system evaluation and assessment (Page 6)

Draft Motion:  That Council approve to engage the services of CBCL Engineering to conduct an evaluation/assessment of the Town of Lockeport’s Wasterwater System at a cost of $20,000.00 plus HST.

  • Transfer of funds to cover the cost of the evaluation/assessment of the Wastewater System

          Draft Motion:  That Council approve the transfer of $23,000.00 from the Operating Reserve Account to the General Operating Account to cover the cost of the evaluation/assessment of the Town of Lockeport’s Wastewater System.

  • Mileage claim for Frances Scott from September 2023 to present (Page 7)
  • Mileage claim for Benn Himmelman from April 2023 to present (Page 8)
  1. Other Business
  • Clerical Administrative Assistant Position
  • Rental of Crescent Beach Centre for May 1-3 (Page 9)
  1. Council Reports
  • Canada Day (Mayor Cory Nickerson)
  • Recreation Report (Deputy Mayor Dawn DeMings-Taylor)
  1. Correspondence
  • Email from Alain Muise, Municipality of Argyle Re: WCRL Funding (Page 10-11)
  1. Information Only
  1. Date of next meeting
  • Monday March 11, 2024 at 6:00 p.m.
  1. “In Camera”     
  1. Adjournment

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