Council starts slow
It was a slow start for the first meeting of the Stanstead council on Monday.
We know that all the candidates at the by-election paid their own expenses out of their pockets, none getting any contributions from electors.
Any way you look at it, the minimum money that the town will spend this year is almost a whopping $31,200,000, this coming at virtually no cost to taxpayers who will be paying practically the same amount in taxes as last year.
There will finally be an elevator at the Pat Burns Arena in the next few months.
Fire wise, Stanstead-East will pay a bit over $39,000 for the services of our Fire Department while Barnston-West will pay a bit more than a third of that amount.
And Nicholas Ouellet’s granite sign is on its way…
All the pro-mayors for the next few years before the next election have been nominated. In three-month terms they will rotate, starting in March: Nicholas Ouellet and Wayne Stratton.