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Times-Advocate $1.50 (includes GST) Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Exeter, Ontario, Canada EXETER Godbolt, Ciufo Insurance & Financial Services Inc. Bluewater realty inc. Brokerage Steven Riddell 519-235-1115 Bus 519-235-2740 425 Main Street, Exeter N0M 1S6 SaleS repreSentalive 519-235-3777 | Bluewater council approves committee membership Conservation Dinner sets a record By Ben Forrest Times-Advocate Staff By Ben Forrest Times-Advocate Staff Most ever raised at dinner — The annual Exeter Lions and Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation Conservation Dinner raised more than $50,000 at last week’s event, according to Tim Cumming of the dinner’s publicity committee. A sellout crowd of 410 people attended the dinner at South Huron Rec Centre. Special guests were Terry and Jean O’Rourke, whose son Cpl. Eamon O’Rourke, 24, is a veteran of the war in Afghanistan. Terry spoke about the impact of war and the importance of supporting our veterans. In addition to the annual dinner, the evening included live and silent auctions, raffles and feature artist Catherine Weber. Above, auctioneer Richard Lobb takes bids during the auction while Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority general manager Tom Prout looks on. See inside for more photos. (photo/Scott Nixon) VARNA – Municipality of Bluewater council appeared to settle its dispute over committee and board membership April 11, approving a revised list of appointments.  The approved list is similar to one previously suggested by Bluewater Mayor Bill Dowson but had a few major revisions, including: • A merger of the Bluewater Landfill and Environment committees; • Appointing all members of council to a Bluewater Facility Committee; and • Appointing all members of council to the Bluewater (Lakeshore) Sewage Collection System Committee.  All of council will also sit on the Landfill and Environment Committee with ad hoc committees potentially created by council based on priorities.  Council may also create ad hoc committees within the facilities and sewage collection committees, based on priorities. Dowson had previously recommended that four of Bluewater’s 10 councillors sit on the landfill committee, the environment committee and the collection system committee. 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Geordie Palmer as vice-chairperson.  The vote also approved Councillor-at-Large Tyler Hessel to the Bluewater Recreation Committee.  Council passed Dowson’s recommendations for 13 other boards and committees without changes.  As previously reported, the mayor of Bluewater makes recommendations for board and committee membership, but council must approve the recommendations for them to come into effect.  Council was unable to reach a consensus before April 11, despite attempts to approve the recommendations in whole or in part.   At the March 21 regular council meeting, a motion to approve Dowson’s recommendations for the Grand Bend and Area Sewage Treatment (GBAST) board failed in a 5-5 recorded vote. A motion at the same meeting to approve all of Dowson’s recommendations also failed 5-5. At a March 31 special council meeting, four councillors walked out before a scheduled presentation on the GBAST board, causing the meeting to be adjourned due to lack of quorum.  According to Dowson, some members of council wanted to sit on committees other than those he picked, while others sought more council representation on certain committees.  Dowson said in an interview April 14 he and Bluewater chief administrative officer Lori See BLUEWATER on page 2 Air Conditioning Performance Check Mopar Fuel Sytem Service $ 79 95 ∆ Service Includes labour to:  Cleaning of deposits from injectors, intake valvues and combustion chambers to help restore fuel delivery and efficiency, help reduce fuel consumption and improve starting performance  Manufacturer’s check ∆ offer available on all Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge vehicles. All necessary parts and fluids are extra. 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