MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 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, Jim Dyment, Jamie Robinson, Kevin Martin, and Doug Harris.

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None

R2011-54 D. Culham, T. Butler: That this part of our meeting will be closed to the public as authorized by Section 239(3.1) of the Municipal Act, 2001 for educational purposes. Time: 5:00 p.m. Carried.

R2011-55 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 6:35p.m. Carried.

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

Committee Reports: Liz Smith: Museum Board. Pat Haufe: DSSAB Report

As advertised: The 2011 Municipal Preliminary Budget was presented and discussed.

R2011-56 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the minutes of the meeting held February 22nd, 2011 be adopted as published. Carried.

Minutes – March 8th, 2011 – Page 2

R2011-57 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we authorize the Mayor and CAO-Clerk to attend AMO Media and Communications Training. Carried.

R2011-58 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2011-59 D.Culham, T. Butler: That the statement of accounts dated March 8th , 2011 be approved. $ 238,181.24. Carried.

2011-60 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we donate $ 100.00 to the Powassan Agricultural Society for the 2011 Powassan Fall Fair. Carried.

2011-61 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we authorize Dougal Culham, Pat Haufe, John-Paul Negrinotti to attend the Spring meeting of the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association being held in the Township of McKellar on April 29, 2011. Carried.

R2011-62 T Butler, D Culham: That we pass By-Law No. 2011-09, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on March 8th, 2011. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of March, 2011. Carried.

R2011-63 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 10:55 p.m. Next regular meeting March 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.