Pontiac council meeting reports

 
Municipality of Pontiac / Municipalité de Pontiac	 819-455-2401   

Municipal website: www.municipalitepontiac.com

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Updated: 11 August 2017

Archived reports since December 2011, 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/reports.htm

8 August 2017: will be here after appearing in August 16th Pontiac Journal
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, 819-458-2233, mairie@municipalitepontiac.com 

Councillors:
Ward 1(North Onslow plus): Nancy Draper Maxsom, 819-455-2424, maxsom.nancy@municipalitepontiac.com
Ward 2 (Quyon): R. Denis Dubé, 819-458-2010, r.d.dube@live.ca
Ward 3 (South Onslow plus): Tom HOWARD, 819-455-2227, howard.tom@municipalitepontiac.com       
Ward 4 (Luskville and beaches): Inès PONTIROLI, 819-455-9667, pontiroli.ines@municipalitepontiac.com
Ward 5 (Heyworth, rural Breckenridge plus): Brian MIDDLEMISS, 819-455-9313, middlemiss.brian@municipalitepontiac.com
Ward 6 (suburban Breckenridge): Jean AMYOTTE, 613-282-0200, dramyotte@gmail.com

Map of wards, carte des quartiers.

Results of council election

Councillor candidates, answers to 4 questions from both meetings (12 and 20 October)
Mayoral candidates, answers to 4 questions, 20 Oct 2013
20 October 2013, wards 4, 5 and 6 (Luskville, Heyworth and Breckenridge) and mayoral candidates meeting, opening statements and questions from public.
12 October 2013, wards 1, 2 and 3 (Quyon and Onslow) candidates meeting

1 October 2013, updated planning bylaws adopted. Updated with correction to report of a subdivision approval, 7 July 2014.
Public consultation on zoning bylaw, 14 September 2013
10 September 2013, provincial roads and ministry of Transport
New zoning and planning changes in municipality - the Maxsoms’ concerns.
13 August 2013, winding down before election
9 July 2013, is smelly smoke a nuisance?
9 July 2013, New fire chief hands out awards
11 June 2013, action for seniors
14 May 2013, procurement procedures to be improved
9 April 2013, Highway and roads.
12 March 2013 - a brewery for Quyon?
12 February 2013, changing MRCs?
15 January 2013. - assembly of new ferry in Quyon.
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18 December 2012, 2013 budget, no increase in taxes.
12 December 2012, MPAC vs. council at December meeting.
12 December 2012. December meeting.
13 November 2012. Lusk project residents want roads paved, playground
9 October 2012. No progress on sludge in sewers
11 September 2012. Promoting Pontiac business
14 August 2012. New Nuisance bylaw adopted
10 July 2012. Signs to stop target practice.
12 June 2012. Pontiac airpark going ahead.
8 May 2012. Improved communication?
10 April 2012 meeting. Strategic plan adopted.
Le 10 avril 2012. Planification stratégique (français)
10 April 2012. Strategic plan (English).
13 March 2012. Questions on Quyon community centre.
Ward 3 by-election results, 4 March 2012. 
14 February 2012. Parc du Sault-des-Chats created.
17 January 2012 (html), (pdf). Council votes against ecological/recreational corridors.
Budget meeting (html), (pdf). Average tax increase under 2%.
13 December 2011 (html), (pdf). Legal action against NCC over ch. Lac Curley.

The new council, 1 November 2009, Municipality of Pontiac

  
Photos: Mo Laidlaw

Sitting: Deputy mayor Jean Amyotte, Mayor Eddie McCann, Director general Sylvain Bertrand.
Standing: Councillors Lynne Beaton, Jim Coyle, Inès Pontiroli, Roger Larose, Brian Middlemiss.
Smaller photo: Councillor Tom Howard, from March 2012.

Mayor: Edward MCCANN, 819-458-1563, mccann.eddie@municipalitepontiac.com

Councillors:
Ward 1: Roger LAROSE, 819-458-2233
Ward 2: Lynne BEATON, 819-458-3645
[Ward 3: James COYLE, (deceased 29 October 2011)]
Ward 3: Tom HOWARD, 819-455-2227 (from March 2012 by-election)           
Ward 4: Inès PONTIROLI, 819-455-9667, pontiroli.ines@municipalitepontiac.com
Ward 5: Brian MIDDLEMISS, 819-455-9313
Ward 6: Jean AMYOTTE, 819-684-7984

For ward boundaries see: http://www.heritagepontiac.ca/carteE.gif

Animal control, SPCA, 819-243-2004

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