Bylaw No. 2015-28 is being presented to Council for first reading. Bylaw No. 2015-28 is a bylaw to authorize the Council of the County of St. Paul to incur indebtedness by the issuance of debenture in the amount of $1,541,668 for the construction of a lagoon for the Hamlet of Ashmont.
After first reading,the proposed bylaw based on estimated or tendered costs, must be advertised at least once a week for two consecutive weeks as per Section 606 of the M.G.A. The electors may, within 15 days from the date of the last publication of the notice, petition Council for a vote on the money bylaw.
If a valid petition is presented to Council within the specified time period, the Council may abandon the project, or, if it decides to proceed with the bylaw, shall first submit the bylaw to a vote of the electors, and if assented to by the vote, may proceed.
After the Bylaw receives second and third reading there is 30 days for the public to appeal the decision through the courts.