MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, February 8, 2011.

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

Staff and visitors present: Charles Barton, Dave Yemm, John-Paul Negrinotti, Kevin Martin, Will Bateman, Trent Collie, Danny Rodgers, John G. Krieg.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None

John Krieg, Consulting Engineer and Trent Collie, Project Manager addressed the seismic restraints for mechanical and electrical equipment for Fire Station #1 addition and alterations project.

Staff Reports: Kevin Martin, Fire Chief: Verbal and Written report.
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: Written and Verbal report. Landfill review update.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal Report.
John-Paul Negrinotti: Verbal Report.

The 2011 5 Year Capital Forecast preliminary draft was presented for discussion.

Committee Reports: Tom Piper: Pines. Liz Smith: Museum Board and Recreation Committee. Pat Haufe: DSSAB. Source Water Protection

R2011-26 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held January 18th, 2011 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2011-27 T. Butler, D. Culham : That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2011-28 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the statements of accounts dated February 8th, 2011 be approved. $252,481.91. Carried.

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R2011-29 D. Culham, T, Butler: That we accept the resignation of Ryan Wilson as Fire Fighter from the Nipissing Township Volunteer Fire Department. Carried.

R2011-30: T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the resignation of Ted Booth as Fire Fighter from the Nipissing Township Volunteer Fire Department.
Carried.

R2011-31: L. Smith, T, Piper: That we accept the resignation of John Cobb as Fire Fighter from the Nipissing Township Volunteer Fire Department.
Carried.

R2011-32: T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the resignation of Dan Donovan as Fire Fighter from the Nipissing Township Volunteer Fire Department. Carried.

R2011-33: L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept a quote dated January 28/11 received from Grand & Toy to supply office furniture for Fire Station #1, in the amount of $11,120.96 . Carried.

R2011-34: D. Culham, T. Butler: That Council directs the Fire Chief to have zero tolerance for non-compliance with smoke alarm legislation. Carried.

R2011-35: L. Smith, T. Piper: That we authorize Kevin Martin, Sharon Martin, Will Bateman, Jeff Dane, Andrew Honeysett, Kim Howard, Doug Harris and spouses, Kris Croskery – Banquet and 1 day, to attend the Northeastern Fire Education Conference held March 31 – April 3, 2011 in North Bay. Carried.

R2011-36 L. Smith, T. Piper: That this part of our meeting will be closed to the public as authorized by Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, c. 25, for consideration of the following subject matter:

• personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;

Time: 10:00 p.m. Carried.

R2011-37 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 10:08p.m. Carried.

R2011-38 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2011-05, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on February 8th, 2011. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of February 8, 2011. Carried.

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R2011-39 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 10:10 p.m. Next regular meeting February 22nd, 2011. 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.