Below are a few highlights of the Regular Council Meeting (RM20-2016) on Monday October 17th, 2016.
-A motion was passed that Council approve the home occupation Business License Application of Jocelyn MacLean to operate a business as a Dog Boarding, pet supply, and guest room rental business, on Lot 79, Plan 1083, in Fort Simpson, NT.
-A motion was passed that Council appoint Councillor Hassan to the D.E. Authority as it's Representative.
-A motion was passed that Council approve deveopment permit submitted by Taurus Contractors Ltd. and that all Federal and Territorial legislation are complied with.
-A motion was passed that Council approve the Commercial Business License Application of Tannis Reid to operate a hairstyling/retail business, on Lot 123, Plan 364, in Fort Simpson, NT.
-A motion was passed that the Contract for Financial Audit Services for the 2016, 2017, 2018 fiscal years be awarded to Crowe Mackay LLP for a comprehensive three year cost of $127,541.
-A motion was lost that Council, on behalf of the Village of Fort Simpson, approve a $5000 contributin t the Norther Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC) for the 2017 fiscal year.
-A motion was passed that Council approve PR Contracting to repair the 430E Backhoe at an estimated cost of $45,000, subject to warranty on replacement engine.
-A motion was passed that Council authorize the Acting Senior Administrative Officer to advertise for an As and When Casual for the library and that a casual relief list be established.
A motion was passed that Council directs the administration department to enter into a 120 month capital lease to purchase 12 breathing apparatuses for $150,637 plus GST from Calidon Equipment Leasing.
-A moion was passed that Council authorize the Acting Senior Administrative Officer to purchase turkeys for the current staff and fire fighters of the Village of Fort Simpson, Be it further resolved that Council authorizes the Acting Senior Administrative Officer to pay a Christmas bonus of $150 to current employees and active fire fighters.
-A motion was passed that Council appoint Darlene Sibbeston to participate as a member of a nomination committee for members to the Housing Authority Board of Directors on November 14, 2016.
For specific information or discussion on any of the above items, please contact the Acting Village of Fort Simpson Senior Administrative Officer Ann O'Hare. Minutes for this meeting will be approved at the next regular Council meeting Monday November 21, 2016.