Gut Bridge flood­ing re­curs

Car­bon­ear Coun­cil con­sid­ers long-term so­lu­tion to re­cur­ring prob­lem

The Compass - - TRINITY SOUTH -

Rus­sell Street to make the ap­pro­pri­ate changes to a fence con­structed with­out a per­mit. The struc­ture does not com­ply with the town’s fence reg­u­la­tions

The mo­tion was passed on a rec­om­men­da­tion from the town’s devel­op­ment, cul­tural and tourism ini­tia­tives com­mit­tee chaired by Coun. David Kennedy.

• Priv­i­leged meet­ing mo­tions passed

Coun­cil rat­i­fied mo­tions from an Aug. 13 priv­i­leged coun­cil meet­ing.

It re­solved to ac­cept $837,037 for the pur­chase of a new Quint aerial lad­der truck. The pro­vin­cial share to­wards the fire­fight­ing equip­ment is $ 640,000, while the town is re­spon­si­ble for the re­main­ing $160,000

The town will request ap­proval to bor­row $ 160,000 from the Depart­ment of Mu­nic­i­pal Af­fairs to pur­chase the ve­hi­cle. Ac­cord­ing to the mo­tion, the amount will be cost shared on an 80-20 ba­sis to be fi­nanced over a 10-year term from the char­tered bank pro­vid­ing the low­est lend­ing rate.

• Re­solved to resur­face the sec­tion of as­phalt from the lim­its of the Gut Bridge project to­wards the south at a to­tal cost of ap­prox­i­mately $15,000.

• Re­solved to ad­ver­tise the 930 loader for sale with a min­i­mum bid price of $25,000.

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