Pontiac council meeting reports

 

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Updated: 12 July 2018


Archived reports, written by Mo Laidlaw unless otherwise noted,

of Pontiac council meetings and related matters, mostly originally published in Pontiac Journal and/or West Quebec Post, and official texts of interest.

For earlier reports see http://www.heritagepontiac.ca/council.pdf


10 July 2018: Curley Lake road (Allyson Beauregard)

10 July 2018: roadside radar & road repairs

12 June 2018: end of pursuit of Mr McCann

8 May 2018: flood preparations again

10 April 2018: compost project heating up

13 March 2018: planning for floods

13 February 2018: compost pick-up soon

16 January 2018: flood response to be evaluated

12 December 2017: $8 million budget

21 November 2017: new council deciding priorities


The new council, 21 November 2017







Photo: Mo Laidlaw

(left to right in photo)

Councillor Ward 1, Nancy Maxsom

Councillor Ward 2, Sue McKay

Councillor Ward 3, Tom Howard

Mayor Joanne Labadie (centre of photo)

Councillor Ward 4, Scott McDonald

Councillor Ward 5, Isabelle Patry

Councillor Ward 6, Leslie-Anne Barber

Map of wards 2017 on


19 September 2017: flood victims abandon homes

8 August 2017: “municipalizing” roads

11 July 2017: start composting

13 June 2017: flood recovery continues

16 May 2017: Mayor vetoes water tax

11 April 2017: new fire service bylaw

14 March 2017: summary of expenses and link to official minutes

14 February 2017: No quorum, no meeting.

10 January 2017: contract given for study for boat ramp

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13 December 2016: architect hired for new Quyon community centre

8 November 2016: repairs at municipal complex approved

11 October 2016: no tiny lots allowed in Quyon project

    Modification of bylaw, public consultation, 29 Sept 2016

13 September 2016: municipal well to be fracked

16 August 2016: TransCollines takes over bus service

12 July 2016: bylaws adopted

14 June 2016: borrowing bylaws can proceed

10 May 2016: improving fire prevention

10 May 2016: disputes that escalate in the municipality of Pontiac

12 April 2016: Domaine des Chutes approved

8 March 2016: growth centre is Quyon

9 February 2016: new ward boundaries for next election (pdf)

19 January 2016: higher fees for more garbage (pdf)

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8 December 2015: Larose wants to disqualify McCann

10 November 2015: can McCann sit as councillor?

4 November 2015: MRC consultation on Land Use Plan

    summary in French

    unofficial summary in English

    map

13 October 2015: ch de la Montagne repairs

8 September 2015: support for Pontiac Country Fair

11 August 2015: garbage contract to be changed

14 July 2015: Quyon’s councillor resigns

9 June 2015: Development plans are not public

12 May 2015: Drainage study in Breckenridge

14 April 2015: Clean up weekend, May16-17

8 April 2015: Information on storing & spreading sludge for fertilizer

10 March 2015: should Tim Horton’s Camp pay municipal taxes?

10 February 2015: New Public works director

Consultation with seniors, 7 February 2015

20 January 2015, ice fishers need to be controlled

Budget 2015 - 2.6% tax increase

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9 December 2014: everyone pays for Quyon’s water

24 November 2014: Public consultation, pre-budget 2015

11 November 2014: Strategic plan?

14 October 2014: road work postponed

9 September 2014: tender for new fire truck accepted

12 August 2014: reducing water wastage in Quyon

8 July 2014: interim director general appointed

14 June 2014: NCC consults Pontiac residents

10 June 2014: Mayor reassures residents

27 May 2014: Secrecy beats transparency

Roch Cholette’s interview with councillor Jean Amyotte (in French), 27 May 2014

le 13 mai 2014: Manque de communication (jpg), traduction de Lionel Tessier.

13 May 2014: Lack of communication

19 April 2014: Councillors concerned about suspension of director general, and cameras

8 April 2014: External audit requested

11 March 2014: (Regular meeting) proposals for farm incinerator and slaughterhouse.

le 11 mars 2014: Coopération plutôt que confrontation (pdf), traduction de Lionel Tessier.(photo)

11 March 2014: (Quyon community centre) confrontation where cooperation is required (photo)

11 February 2014: New bicycle trail route

14 January 2014: Regular council meeting: Abattoir? Thomas Soulière’s report. Procès-verbal. Minutes.

14 January 2014: Budget

6 January 2014: Prebudget consultation, Thomas Soulière’s report.

10 December 2013: Municipal finances

19 November 2013: New planning bylaws postponed.


Mayor: Roger LAROSE


Councillors:

Ward 1(North Onslow plus): Nancy Draper Maxsom

Ward 2 (Quyon): R. Denis Dubé

Ward 3 (South Onslow plus): Tom HOWARD      

Ward 4 (Luskville and beaches): Inès PONTIROLI

Ward 5 (Heyworth, rural Breckenridge plus): Brian MIDDLEMISS

Ward 6 (suburban Breckenridge): Jean AMYOTTE


Map of wards, carte des quartiers.

For earlier reports see http://www.heritagepontiac.ca/council.pdf