MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, December 7, 2010.

Present: Mayor Pat Haufe and Councillors Thomas Butler, Dougal Culham, Tom Piper and Liz Smith.

Staff and visitors present: John-Paul Negrinotti, Dave Yemm, Charles Barton, Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Richard Drinkwalter,Sharon Martin, Shelly Bateman, Kevin Martin, Doug Harris, John Chellew, Doug Schnaufer, Anita Phipson and Gladys Bateman.

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m.

First item of business was to receive the Declaration of Office from each council member.

Opening remarks from the Mayor and Councillors.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports:
Kevin Martin: Verbal and Written report.
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: Verbal and Written report.
John Chellew: Verbal and Written report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal and Written report.
John-Paul Negrinotti: Verbal and Written report.

Committee Reports: None.

R2010-282 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-law 2010-78, being a by-law to appoint members to Committee of Adjustment. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 7th day of December, 2010. Carried.

R2010-283 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law No. 2010-79, being a by-law to authorize temporary borrowing from time to time to meet current expenditures during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2011. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 7th day of December, 2010. Carried.

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R2010-284 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-law 2010-80 being a bylaw to appoint an auditor, licensed under the Public Accountancy Act, for the Township of Nipissing. Read the required times and passed this 7th day of December, 2010. Carried.

R2010-285 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-law 2010-81, being a by-law to appoint a Deputy Mayor. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 7th day of December, 2010. Carried.

R2010-286 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the minutes of the meeting held October 19, 2010 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2010-287 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the minutes of the special meeting held October 29, 2010 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2010-288 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the special meeting held November 26, 2010 be adopted as published. Carried.

Severance Application B/35/Nipissing/2010: Richard Drinkwalter presented a request for reconsideration of the subject consent application. The matter was defered to the next meeting.

R2010-289 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we appoint Andrew Honeysett as member of the Township of Nipissing Fire Department.
Carried.

R2010-290 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we appoint Mike Poulin as member of the Township of Nipissing Fire Department.
Carried.

R2010-291 L. Smith, T. Piper: To accept a quote received from Akfit Fitness Superstore to supply and install new fitness centre equipment. Tender amount $29,358.53 including applicable taxes. Carried

R2010-292 D. Culham, T. Butler: To accept a quote received from Stop Restaurant Supply to supply and install a new cooler. Tender amount $2,938.00 including applicable taxes.

R2010-293 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the Mayor and CAO-Clerk-Deputy Treasurer be authorized to sign a Resolution Regarding Banking and Security with the Royal Bank. Carried.

R2010-294 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the Mayor and CAO-Clerk-Deputy Treasurer be authorized to sign a resolution regarding safe deposit box. Carried.

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R2010-295 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the Mayor and CAO-Clerk-Deputy Treasurer be authorized to sign a Financial Services Agreement with the Royal Bank. Carried.

R2010-296 T. Piper, L. Smith: Council reviewed the by-law in regards to the one-third remuneration paid to elected members of council and local boards deemed as expenses incident to the discharge of their duties as members of the council or local board and being a tax free allowance as per Section 283(7) of the Municipal Act, 2001 and Council wishes this by-law to remain. Carried

Future Council meeting dates were scheduled to the end of 2011.
December 21, 2010, January 4 and 18, 2011, February 8 and 22, 2011, March 8 and 22, 2011, April 12 and 26, 2011 May 10 and 24, 2011, June 7 and 21, 2011, July 12, 2011 August 16, 2011, September 13 and 27, 2011, October 11 and 25, 2011 November 15 and 29, 2011 and December 13, 2011.

R2010-297 D. Culham, T. Butler : That we nominate Mayor Pat Haufe to represent Area 6 on the District of Parry Sound DSSAB for the upcoming term of office for the period from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2014.
Carried

R2010-298 T. Piper, L. Smith: That Council supports the appointment of Hector Lavigne, Municipality of Callander to the District of Parry Sound Social Services Board to represent area 6.
Carried

R2010-299 D. Culham, T. Butler: That Council supports the appointment of Tom Piper, Township of Nipissing to represent Area 1 on the Eastholme Home for the Aged-Board of Management. Carried.

R2010-300 L. Smith, T. Piper: That Council supports the appointment of Virginia Onley, Municipality of Callander to represent Area 1 on the Eastholme Home for the Aged -Board of Management. Carried.

R2010-301 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we appoint Pat Haufe as our representative to the East Nipissing-North Parry Sound Veterinary Unit. Carried

R2010-302 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we appoint Tom Piper to the Golden Sunshine Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation Board. Carried.

R2010-303 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we nominate Hector Lavigne to represent the Municipal Councils of the Municipalities of Callander and Powassan, the Villages of South River and Sundridge and the Townships of Machar and Nipissing on the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit for the period from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2014. Carried

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R2010-304 T. Butler, D. Culham : That council supports the appointment of Maurice Turgeon to the Parry Sound District Emergency Medical Service Advisory Committee to represent the Township of Nipissing and the Municipalities of Callander and Powassan. Carried

R2010-305 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we appoint Leslee Lawrence Straus and Doug Walli to the North Almaguin Planning Board for the 2011 to 2014 term of Council. Carried.

R2010-306 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we appoint Pat Haufe a Board Member to the North Bay – Mattawa Source Protection Authority for a period of three years from the date of this resolution. Carried

R2010-307 L. Smith, T. Piper: That Council supports the nomination of Mayor Hector Lavigne, Municipality of Callander to represent the Northern Zone on the Board of Directors for the Goad Roads Association. Carried

R2010-308 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we appoint John-Paul Negrinotti as Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC) and Kris Croskery-Hodgins as Alternate CEMC. Carried

R2010-309 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we appoint the following members to committees for the period of January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011:

Cemetery Board Tom Butler, Liz Smith, Charles Barton, Dave Yemm, Doug Billingsley, Gord Thompson, John-Paul Negrinotti.

Library Board Wendy Billingsley, Linda Morrin

Livestock Valuers Dougal Culham, Pat Haufe

Museum Board Tom Piper, Liz Smith, Kalvin Young, Mary Heasman, Doug Schnaufer, Paul Norris, Sherry Milford, Norah Jackson, Helen Barber

Recreation Committee Tom Piper, Liz Smith, Kalvin Young, Shelly Bateman, Julie Dudley, Tracy Harling, Phyllis Young

Fire Permit Issuers Hunters= Bay Marine, Elizabeth Shrum, Young=s South Shore Centre, Stories Mini Mart, Victor Kelly, Township Office

Fire Prevention Officers Kevin Martin, Will Bateman

Tile Drainage Inspector Dave Yemm
Carried.

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R2010-310 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the Council of the Township of Nipissing supports the Application No. 2007-1571-4 filed by Pelmorex Communications Inc. for basic carriage status for The Weather Network. Carried

R2010-311 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2010-312 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated December 7, 2010 be approved. $264,333.42 Carried.

R2010-313 L. Smith, T. Piper : That we pass By-Law No. 2010-82, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on December 7th, 2010. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 7th day of December, 2010. Carried.

R2010-314 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:35 p.m. Next regular meeting December 21, 2010. Carried.

Mayor:

CAO-Clerk:

Minutes prepared as per Section 228 (1) (a) of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, c. 25. Clerk to record, without note or comment, all resolutions, decisions and other proceedings of the council.

Minutes to be approved by Council at the next regular Council Meeting.