Gut Bridge flooding recurs
Carbonear Council considers long-term solution to recurring problem
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.