Highlights of Council Decisions
Regular Meeting Held on October 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm
The MRC Pontiac Regional council adopts the local action plan submitted by the Table de développement social du Pontiac (TDSP) and equally recommend its adoption to the Conférence des préfets de l’Outaouais (CPO).
The TDSP’s plan is consistent with the 6 priorities identified in the Outaouais region, namely access to healthy and affordable food nearby, accessibility to quality housing at affordable prices, accessibility to transportation, accessibility to proximity services, educational success and school retention and the fight against homelessness.
Named are regional councillors Mr. Brent Orr, Mr. John Armstrong, Mr. Serge Newberry, Ms. Colleen Larivière, Mr. Gaston Allard, Mr. Gilles Dionne, Ms. Doris Ranger, Mr. Donald Gagnon et Ms. Kim Cartier-Villeneuve as members of the advisory committee for the Strategic Vision Statement, the new Development Strategic Vision, and the revision of the Land Use and Development Plan. Warden Jane Toller is also named as chair of the advisory committee.
The TNO du Lac-Nilgaut Council adopts the Civil Protection Plan prepared by the MRC’s Public and Civil Protection Coordinator. Equally, the Coordinator is appointed responsible for updating and revising the Civil Protection Plan.
In addition The TNO du Lac-Nilgaut Council authorizes the conclusion of an agreement concerning mutual assistance in matters of civil security with the other municipalities of the MRC Pontiac.
Similarly, The MRC Pontiac Regional Council authorizes the conclusion of an agreement relating to intermunicipal assistance in civil security between the Pontiac MRC and the municipalities of the territory of the MRC Pontiac.
Donations and Sponsorship
- The Fort-Coulonge Minor Hockey Association receives $400 for Journée Comets to celebrate the start of the season and raise funds for the purchase of materials and equipment;
- The Indigenous Community of Pontiac receives $400 to purchase Christmas gifts for the seniors of the Manoir Sacré Cœur.
Considering that the October applications will exhaust the annual budget for the Donations and Sponsorship program, it is resolved that a sum of $ 1,000 from the Major Events budget be reallocated to the Donations and Sponsorship program to meet the demands that may arise before the end of the year.
Given the recent disruption to nursing services at the Shawville Hospital, the MRC Pontiac Regional Council asks the Ministry of Health and Social Services to resolve this issue as quickly as possible.