From TBL minutes

Mayor Richard Burcombe chaired the meeting with five councillors present. There were 15 citizens in attendance.

Opening remarks – The mayor paid tribute to Dr. William Barakett.

Questions – Short term rentals that disturb neighbours. The glass recycling bin in the IGA’s parking lot is welcome. Tree cutting on Lakeside Rd.

Administration – TBL signed a three-year agreement on recreation services with West Bolton.

Land and Environment management – Council received a request to build a new commercial-residential building including five condominium units at 70 Lakeside Road. Another request to demolish the existing building has been refused by the Demolition Committee. Council turned down the request to build a new commercial-residential building. A request to install three signs at 710 Lakeside Road was partially approved by Council. Council approved the request for construction of four semi-detached houses on Jolibourg Street even if they exceed the maximum land and parking occupations for this zoning area. That request had been turned down earlier by the CCU. Council accepts a minor derogation concerning the installation of a sign on a fence post; a request that had also been turned down by the CCU.

Special construction project request – A special request for exclusive industrial use of a building located at 14 Maple Street could be allowed as an exception by Council after public consultation.

Recreation, Culture, Tourism and Community Life – Use of public domain: Bromont-Ultra races on certain roads on Sat. Oct. 12; Eastern Townships Elementary Athletic Association at Lions Park on Oct. 10 and 17 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Varia – Council votes to join the FIMEAU program in order to receive government grants for construction, refection, enlarging or addition to the municipal infrastructures dealing with water and sewage.

TBL supports the Central Maine & Quebec Railway company in its request for the financing and modernization of railroad operations along the St-Jean-sur-Richelieu – Sherbrooke corridor.

Next meeting: Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at CLB