Highland Park Ratepayers Association

Highland Park, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia


2017 AGM Minutes and Financial Report

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2017 AGM

Hi Neighbours!

Sorry for the delay!  Our 2017 Annual General Meeting is scheduled!

Sunday, March  5, 2017
2pm to 4pm
Tantallon Library

There are changes this year to our executive, and we need you!!  There are positions and we will be opening the floor to nominations at the meeting.

Ben Jessome and Matt Whitman will be joining us for important community updates!

See the agenda below! Hope to see you there!


Highland Park AGM

Sunday March 5, 2017

Tantallon Library 2:00-4:00pm


Welcome and opening remarks:  Kelly Bush


Update from Matt Whitman, HRM Councillor

    1. Zoning
      1. There was a public meeting, the existing zoning remains
    2. HRM Funding
      1. Getting onto Long Term plan for HRM
      2. What can be on the plan (no more outdoor rinks)
      3. When is the earliest we can start
    3. Hammonds Plains Road and Capital Works
      1. Updates for road work and highway access (Margeson Drive)
    4. Second Exit
      1. There are flags and we understand the land owners want it back if the exit isn’t created.
    5. Lake Access
      1. This was never resolved, please update.
    6. Transit – bus service (additional stops or round trip for Metro X)
    7. HRM update – How your counsellor can help


Update from Ben Jessome, MLA

    1. Shubenacadie Plans for the future

                        VLTs – is there any plans for expansion?

      1. How can we create a win-win situation with our neighbours, what revenue streams would we support?
    1. Provincial Funding
      1. Is there any available to assist with capital works (Can the old Grant line road turned into a trail)
    2. Provincial Update
      1. What’s happening in the House that affects us?


Highland Park Year in Review

    1. Community Yard Sale – Stephanie
      1. Dates for 2017
    2. Neighborhood clean up – Stephanie
      1. Dates for 2017
    3. Community Activity – Jenny
      1. Fun Day Dates for 2017 or maybe not this year.
      2. Movie Day date for 2017
    4. Youth Council-Kelly
    5. Timberlane Terrace Development – Kelly
      1. Can we develop an off-leash dog park?
    6. Respect our neighbours and try to see all sides - Kelly


Budget (Actual and Plan) - Pamela and Kelly

    1. Budget Vote


Nominations for executive positions

Meeting Closure