Stephenville council approves four finance items
Nods given to grants supporting community efforts
STEPHENVILLE, N.L. — Stephenville town council approved four items under finance at its regular general meeting held Oct. 17.
An accounts payable listing for September 2019 totaling $301,719.30 was approved.
Council approved a donation of $250 to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 35 for its 2019 Poppy Remembrance Campaign.
Council agreed to provide a grant of $2,500 to Go Western
Newfoundland for 2020 marketing initiatives. Council approved a grant in the amount of $20,000 to Stephenville Gardens Corporation.
Coun. Mark Felix, finance committee chairman, said this brings the total of grant money to the Stephenville Gardens Corporation to $120,000 for this year. He noted, however, work has been done to upgrade the Stephenville Dome facility and the town will revert back to a $100,000 grant in 2020.
Coun. Mark Felix, chair of the Town of Stephenville’s finance committee, reads out a finance item from his laptop at Stephenville town council’s regular general meeting on Oct. 17.