Hatley town news
– busy meetings
Hatley municipal council meetings have been popular in the last few months and Monday night’s meeting was no exception with about twenty-five citizens present. The town is in the process of changing some of its zoning regulations when it comes to trailers, an issue that is always of interest to property owners. “We did the first reading of a new zoning bylaw at the meeting. With new zoning there will be new possibilities. We want the new by-laws to be to the satisfaction of the citizens,” said mayor Denis Ferland. There will be a public consultation about the new zoning regulations on August 22nd. Mr. Ferland also mentioned that Bacon’s Bay may become an area where people can put up mini-houses in the near future.
The project to get private roads on the Hatley territory up to safety standards is progressing well. When owners of these long roads do the necessary work to bring them up to standards, the town then maintains them. “People seemed satisfied with the arrangement,” said the mayor.
Mr. Ferland was happy with the Canada Day celebrations on Friday at the Hatley Commons. “The rain stopped in time for the fireworks. There were one hundred and twenty cars in the parking lot just for those,” he said. The town of Hatley provides the fireworks display every Canada Day.