Thursday, May 20, 2010

Council in Brief (May 17/10)

Council considered several items during their regular Council-in-Committee meeting on May 17. They received an update from Dr. Shirley Cleave, co-chair of the Mayor’s Working Committee on Community / University Relations. Collaboration amongst all partners has improved the quality of life in Hill area. Dr. Cleave has completed her term as co-chair and was thanked for her efforts.

Council also debated whether or not to terminate the lease with the York Provincial Library and allow for the expansion of the Fredericton Public Library into the space they currently occupy. While the expansion of the Fredericton Public Library has been approved, the loss of income from the York lease concerned Council. City Council voted to terminate the lease.

The presentation by the Police Chief related to loud vehicular noise was deferred to June. Council also appointed Tina Tapley as the proxy for the municipal-owned corporation e-Novations ComNet Inc., replacing Marven Grant.

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