During the regular meeting on June 22nd held at the Balmoral Community Centre in Bois-Joli, the Restigouche Regional Service Commission tabled its 2022 Annual Report. The highlights of the different divisions were presented. It was a year of change for the RSC with the preparation to establish new mandates as a result of the local governance reform.
The Board of Directors has dealt with several files over the past year. Healthcare has been one of the major concerns, winter road maintenance, and the provincial electoral boundaries to name a few.
In terms of planning, we have seen the issuance of 462 building permits and 23 residential construction starts in 2022.
For 2022, the Transfer Station handled, 15,596 tons of material, namely 14,676 tons of waste and 920 tons of recyclable materials.
The Board of Directors elected its officers, namely Mr. Brad Mann (Chairman of the Restigouche Rural District Advisory Committee) was re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Jean-Guy Levesque (mayor, Campbellton Regional Community) as 1st vice-president and Mr. Mario Pelletier (mayor of Village Bois-Joli) as 2nd vice-president. Mr. Normand Pelletier (Mayor of the town of Heron Bay) was also named Chairman of the Finance Committee and the Chief Executive Officer, Betty Ann Fortin will act as Corporate Secretary.
The Restigouche RSC began the year 2023 with the arrival of new mandates: economic development, tourism promotion, community development and transportation, recreational facilities cost sharing and a Public Safety committee.
The RSC is in the process of completing a Regional Strategy.
Annual report available below or on the following link : 2022 Annual Report