Evidence & Exhibits


In its preliminary decision released April 29, 2016, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board concludes that with respect to the financial, social, governance, administrative, planning and infrastructure needs of the community, amalgamation is in the best interests of residents >> UARB Preliminary Decision

 

The following is a complete list of the evidence and exhibits submitted to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB).

These files can also be reviewed on the NSUARB website, Case #M07050.

P-1-NSUARB-Application-Aug28-2015.pdf - NSUARB Application, August 28, 2015

P-2-July-Grant-Thornton-Governance-Report.pdf - Governance Report, Grant Thornton LLP, July 2015

P-3-November-10-MOU-on-Municipal-Reform.pdf - Memorandum of Understanding, November 10, 2014

P-4-MOU-Amending-Agreement.pdf - Memorandum of Understanding Amending Agreement

Audited Financial Statements for the Applicants, P-5 to P-8:

P-5-Municipality-of-Pictou-County-audited-Consolidated-Financial-Statements-March-31-2014.pdf

P-6-Town-of-Pictou-audited-Consolidated-Financial-Statements-March-31-2014.pdf

P-7-Town-of-Stellarton-audited-Consolidated-Financial-Statements-March-31-2014.pdf  

P-8-Town-of-New-Glasgow-audited-Consolidated-Financial-Statements-March-31-2014.pdf 

P-9-Letter-fr-Hon-Diana-Whalen-Policing.pdf - Letter from Minister of Justice, re: Policing

P-10-Confirmation-of-Service.pdf - Confirmation of Service Application

P-11-IR-Responses-1-to-27-Sept-30.pdf - Responses to Information Requests from NSUARB

P-12 Stellarton Police Collective Agreement - Redacted

P-13-Applicant-report-on-Governance-less-appendix-19.pdf - MOU Steering Committee Governance Report, Appendix 19 Confidential Open House Surveys

P-14-Letter-from-Hon-Tony-Ince-Libararies.pdf - Letter from Minister of Communities, Culture & Heritage, re: Pictou Antigonish Regional Library Board

P-15-Applicant-Report-Nov-20.pdf - Applicant Report, November 20, 2015

Status Quo Operations, P-16- P-19:

P-16-Municipality-of-the-County-of-Pictou-Status-Quo-model.pdf

P-17-Town-of-New-Glasgow-Status-Quo-model.pdf

P-18-Town-of-Pictou-Status-Quo-model.pdf

P-19-Town-of-Stellarton-Status-Quo-model.pdf

P-20-Raymond-Chabot-GT-HR-Analysis-Report.pdf - Human Resources Report, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, November 27, 2015

P-21-Letter-fr-DOJ-re-Board-Authority-Elections.pdf - Dept of Justice Response to Jan 22, 2016 Undertaking

P-22-PCSSA-CUPE-Collective-Agreement.pdf - Collective Agreement, Pictou County Shared Services Authority and CUPE Local 281

P-23-Town-of-Pictou-CUPE-Collective-Agreement.pdf - Collective Agreement, Town of Pictou and CUPE Local 281

P-24-Town-of-New-Glasgow-CUPE-Collective-Agreement.pdf - Collective Agreement, Town of New Glasgow and CUPE Local 281

P-25-Town-of-Stellarton-Collective-Agreement.pdf - Collective Agreement, Town of Stellarton and CUPE Local 281

P-26-MCo-Pictou-NSGEU-Local-60-Collective-Agreement.pdf - Collective Agreement, Municipality of the County of Pictou and NSGEU

P-27-PCSSA-NSGEU-Local-60A-Collective-Agreement.pdf - Collective Agreement, Pictou County Shared Services Authority and NSGEU

P-28-Letter-of-Intent.pdf - Province of Nova Scotia, Letter of Intent, February 5, 2016

P-29-Final-Report-Feb-5.pdf - Applicant Final Report, February 5, 2016

P-30-TNG-Atlantic-Policing-Assn-Agreement.pdf - Collective Agreement, Town of New Glasgow and New Glasgow Police Assoc. (Redacted)

P-31-DeMont-HR-Report-Executed.pdf - Human Resources Report, Frank DeMont Law, February 2, 2016

P-37-Levy-Carter-Casey-MacLean-Report.pdf - Chartered Accountants Levy, Casey, Carter, MacLean Report, February 19, 2016

P-38-CV-Greg-Strange.pdf - CV, Greg Strange, Levy, Casey, Carter, MacLean

P-39-CV-David-McKenna.pdf - CV, David McKenna, Levy, Casey, Carter, MacLean

Pictou County Shared Services Authority Financial Statements, P-40 a - P-40 e: 

P-40-a-PC-Shared-Services-Financials-2011.PDF 

P-40-b-PC-Shared-Services-Financials-2012.PDF 

P-40-c-PC-Shared-Services-Financials-2013.PDF

P-40-d-PC-Shared-Services-Financials-2014.PDF

P-40-e-PC-Shared-Services-Financials-2015.PDF

Correspondence between Counsel for the Applicants and the Town of Trenton and Town of Westville, P-41 a-f:

P-41-a-R-Grant-Letter-on-Board-Authority.PDF 

P-41-b-Letter-to-R-Grant-fr-D-James.PDF 

P-41-c-Letter-to-R-Grant-fr-G-MacDonald.pdf

P-41-d-Letter-to-R-Grant-fr-D-James.PDF

P-41-e-Letter-to-R-Grant-from-G-MacDonald.pdf

P-41-f-Letter-to-James-MaDonald-fr-Grant.PDF

P-42-Town-of-Westville-PCSSA.pdf - Town of Westville, Response to Information Request from Applicants

P-43-Summary-Statement-by-Brian-White.pdf - Summary Statement for Westville by Brian White

P-44-Response-to-IR-1-2-Town-of-Westville-submission.pdf  - Town of Trenton, Response to Information Request from Applicants

P-45-Summary-Statement-by-Mayor-Mac-Kinnon.pdf - Summary Statement for Trenton by Mayor Glen MacKinnon

P-46-Responses-to-Information-Requests-Issued-by-NSGEU.PDF - Applicant Response to Information Requests from NSGEU

P-47-Letters-of-Comment-Redacted.pdf - Letters of Comment, Public Submissions to Hearings March 7 and March 8

P-53-Responses-to-IRs-1-28.pdf - Responses to Information Requests IR-1 - IR-28

P-54-Capital-Investment-Plan-Comparisons.pdf - Capital Investment Plan

Applicant's Consolidated Financial Statements 2014-2015, P-55 to P-58:

P-55-2-Town-of-Stellarton-Consolidated-Financial-Statements-2014-2015.pdf

P-56a-3-Town-of-Pictou-Consolidated-Financial-Statements-2014-2015.pdf 

P-57-4-Municipality-of-the-County-of-Pictou-Consolidated-Financial-Statements-2014-2015.pdf

P-58-5-Town-of-New-Glasgow-Consolidated-Financial-Statements-2014-2015.pdf

P-59-6-Year-to-Date-Actual-Figures-of-the-Applicants.pdf - Applicant Year to Date Figures

P-60-7-Financial-Statements-of-the-Town-of-Pictou-Water-Utility-2014-2015.pdf - Town of Pictou Water Utility Financial Statements

P-61-8-Financial-Statements-of-the-Town-of-Stellarton-Water-Utility-2014-2015.pdf - Town of Stellarton Water Utility Financial Statements

P-62-9-Stellarton-Inflow-and-Infiltration-Condition-Report-and-Estimate.pdf - Town of Stellarton Inflow and Infiltration Condition Report

P-63-10-Regional-Library-Estimate.pdf - Regional Library Estimates

P-64-11-Public-Works-Eastern-Facility-Proposed-Renovations.pdf - Public Works - Eastern Facility - Proposed Renovations

P-65-12-Bulk-Storage-Estimate.pdf - Bulk Storage Estimate

P-66-13-Information-Techonology-Capital-Costs.pdf - Information Technology Capital Costs

P-67-Rebuttal-Evidence-of-the-Applicants-Regarding-IMSAs.pdf - Applicant Rebuttal Evidence in response to Inter-Municipal Service Agreement

P-68-Letter-re-Policing-Services.pdf - Letter from Minister of Justice and Attorney General, re: Policing

P-69-Opening-Remarks-of-Ron-Baillie.pdf - NSUARB Hearings, Opening Remarks, Warden Ron Baillie, MOU Steering Committee Chair

List of Exhibits, P-70 to P-75:

P-70-Scott-Conrod-Exhibit-List.pdf

P-71-Brian-Cullen-Exhibit-List.pdf

P-72-Lisa-MacDonald-Exhibit-List.pdf

P-73-Earl-MacKenzie-Exhibit-List.pdf

P-74-Heather-Murphy-Exhibit-List.pdf

P-75-Non-Consolidated-Schedule-of-Operating-Fund-Draft-only-Revised-P-59-Corrections.pdf - Corrections to P-59

P-76-Response-to-undertakings-U2-and-U7.pdf - Applicant Response to Undertakings U-2 to U-7

Post-Hearing Submissions:

Submission-1-Post-Hearing-Submissions-of-Behalf-of-the-Applicants.PDF 

Submission-2-Consulation-Plan-on-Amalgamation-filed-by-the-Applicants.pdf

Submission-3-Letter-from-Applicant-enclosing-Post-Hearing-Submissions-and-a-Public-Consultation-Plan-for-Amalgamation.pdf

Submission-4-Post-Hearing-Submission-of-Town-of-Trenton-Intervenor.pdf

Submission-5-Post-Hearing-Submission-on-behalf-of-the-Minister-of-Municipal-Affairs.pdf

Submission-6-Applicants-Response-to-Town-of-Trentons-March-21st-Submission.PDF