Association Communautaire


Community Association


Minutes of meeting held October 30, 2000


Attendees:  George Blake, John Cloutier, Don Pottier, Zybina Richards, David Villeneuve, Giles Warren.


Regrets:   Ron Hamelin (on leave of absence), Marc Cappelli, Frank Dugal, Brenda Spearman.


Appointment of Class B Directors – Don Pottier


The October 30th meeting was called to order by Don Pottier.  He advised everyone present that a Special meeting was held before the start of October 30th meeting and the following FCA Directors were voted and agreed by Class A Directors Don Pottier and Zybina Richards.  The Directors are – George Blake, Marc Cappelli, Lynne Hamelin, Jocelyn Holmes, Debbie Parent, Paul Pelletier, Don Pottier, Zybina Richards, Brenda Spearman, David villeneuve and  Ron Hamelin (ex-officio)




Appointment of FCA Officers

The appointment of President – Zybina Richards, Treasurer – Don Pottier, Secretary – Brenda Spearman was accepted on a motion by Don Pottier.


The Agenda was accepted on a motion by Dave Villeneuve, seconded by Don Pottier


Minutes of  March 20, 2000 meeting was adopted (with corrections to the spelling of  names) on a motion by Dave Villeneuve, seconded by George Blake.


This report was focused on Canada Day 2000.  Due to reduced expenses, we closed with a $5000 operating revenue.  Don motioned for this report to be accepted as presented, seconded by Dave and carried.

4th Orleans Scouting Group

Mr. John Cloutier, of the 4th Orleans Scouting Group was once more (15th time) seeking Sponsorship from the FCA.  He was pleased to report that registration was up 3% from last year.  They are consolidating groups to save on money.  They are operating with the same executives as last year.  He also offered the usage of compasses and maps to the Girl Guides of Orleans.  George motioned that the FCA once more sponsor the 4th Orleans Scouting Group, seconded by Dave and carried.

Canada Day

Despite the one factor we cannot control – the weather – it was another successful year.  There were concerns from the Concession stands that because of the weather they were not making any money.


4 page Edition dedicated to All Candidates (Mayor and Councillors) will be delivered in Ad Bags Friday, November 3rd.  Residents of  South Fallingbrook are also included in the distribution.  Extra copies were printed and will be handed out at the All Candidates meetings.  Production cost approximately $800.00.

Petrie Island

Friends of Petrie Island had a very successful year.  They have received great support from the Cumberland City Council.

Rec. Committee

The official opening of the Sports Park is scheduled for November 5th at 2:00pm.

Dave added that some of the Nature Trails were not being maintained and a letter was sent to Ken Connelly.

Outdoor Rinks

The Rink Agreements were forwarded to David Villeneuve.

Web Site

Dave to discuss updating the FCA website. 


They have looked into upgrading the Community Centre with wheelchair facilities but they lack the funds to proceed. 

Crime in the Queenswood Heights area was up during the summer. 

The Association’s Kids Xmas party will be on December 16th. 

The Association has written a letter to the Manager of  Food Basic grocery store requesting that they  make some of  the bag dispensers in the produce section wheelchair accessible.  It was agreed that the FCA will write a letter in support.


Meeting adjourned at 9:53 p.m.  Next meeting Monday, November 20, 2000.

Prepared by Zybina Richards