Lau­ren­tian low­down

St. Lawrence coun­cil briefs

The Southern Gazette - - FRONT PAGE - BY COLIN FARRELL

The St. Lawrence town coun­cil met on Mon­day, Dec. 4.

Dur­ing the meet­ing the fol­low­ing items were dis­cussed:

Re­cre­ation com­mit­tee

and the mi­nor soc­cer pro­gram brought forth the fol­low­ing is­sues to the com­mit­tee,

— Fence by re­cre­ation cen­tre has to be raised.

— Oil tanks need to be fenced in.

— Fence needs to be raised on north side of soc­cer field.

— Light­ing need for ramp on re­cre­ation cen­tre.

— Grand stands — NL Soc­cer As­so­ci­a­tion said St. Lawrence does not have ad­e­quate seat­ing to house events.

- rence Mi­nor Soc­cer pro­gram in­formed coun­cil they would like to make to make the Memo­rial Soc­cer field their home field,

Coun. Michael Slaney said the as­so­ci­a­tion made the re­quest to help pre­vent dam­age to the Cen­ten­nial field.

“The kids are do­ing dam­age to Cen­ten­nial field, — ev­ery year the kids are ba­si­cally tear­ing it up,” he ex­plained.

- tee is try­ing to de­ter­mine how much in­ter­est there is for the lo­cal curl­ing pro­gram. The rink is look­ing at a start up date of Jan. 7. Curlers of all skill lev­els wel­comed. group of vol­un­teers that would be in­ter­ested in de­vel­op­ing and main­tain­ing an out­door skat­ing rink in the area on the Lau­ren­tian grounds.

Other

The town is still hav­ing is­sues with a satel­lite Sco­tia Bank ATM ma­chine lo­cated in the town. Mayor Paul Pike said one op­tion for coun­cil to con­sider is look­ing into an­other ser­vice provider.

Cor­re­spon­dence to be acted on

- pli­ca­tion by CFI for ex­plo­ration in the AGS and Di­rec­tor South Prop­er­ties.

- tion to send two mem­bers to the Hos­pi­tal­ity NL Con­fer­ence and Trade Show look­ing for in­ter­ested coun­cil­lors. It was not de­cided dur­ing the meet­ing who would be at­tend­ing from coun­cil. lo­cal com­mit­tees to see if they would be in­ter­ested in tak­ing part in the 50th Pitch-In week.

- sider­ing nom­i­nees for Canada vol­un­teer awards.

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