COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES – Special Meeting Conference Call April 16 2020 Due to COVID-19

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RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF MISCOUCHE
Special Conference call due to Covid-19
Laughlin St Tender
April 16th, 2020

1. OPENING MEETING
Mayor Albert Gallant called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Present:
Albert Gallant  РMayor
Allan Parks – Deputy Mayor
Jacqueline Lecky- Councillor
Pat MacLellan – Councillor
John Searle- Councillor
Ivan Blanchard- Councillor
Joan Arsenault – Councillor
Michelle Perry- Administrator

Albert advised council that the bid went out on March 18 2020 and closed on April 1st 2020 for the Laughlin St Project.
Council has received 3 bids and these were all sent out to Council last week so they had the information for the conference call.
The bid were as follows which include the HST.
AJL Limited $287,241.25
Curran Briggs $289,361.85
Island Costal Services $369,506.50
Albert also advised that he spoke with Stephen Yeo about the Government paying for the work on the ditches and grading the existing road in preparation of the extension of the subdivision.  Stephen sent an email back to the community advising that the government will cover all cost associated with the up sizing and changing the elevation of the existing ditches on Laughlin St within the Government right-away to allow for the developments of the six-lot Culd-de-Sac. And that we also get all of the HST back on the project. And that we have already been approved to spend $200,000.00 of the Gas Tax on this project.

MOTION moved by Allan Parks seconded by Ivan Blanchard and carried
THAT the Tender be awarded to AJL Limited.

Albert thanked everyone for calling in, and commented to them to stay healthy ad stay safe.

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