MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 22, 2011.

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

Staff and visitors present: Charles Barton, John-Paul Negrinotti, Doug Harris, Lloyd Sparks, Dave Sephton, Liza Vandermeer, and Chas Anselmo.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Smith.

Staff Reports: Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal Report.
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: Written Report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, E.D.O: Verbal Report.
Doug Harris, Deputy Fire Chief: Verbal Report.

Committee Reports: Pat Haufe: DSSAB, Municipal Action Group. Tom Piper: OGRA/ROMA Conference, The Golden Sunshine Municipal Housing Corporation.

Chas Anselmo: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing: An Introduction to the Northeastern Municipal Services Office.

Liza Vandermeer: Ministry of the Environment: Presentation on Blue Green Algae.

R2011-64 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the minutes of the meeting held March 8th, 2011 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2011-65 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we adopt the minutes of the closed session meeting held March 8, 2011. Carried.

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R2011-66 T. Butler, D. Culham : That we pass by-law Number 2011-10 being a by-law to amend By-law 2008-1228 (as amended) for the purposes of Council holding “Public Town Hall Meetings” at various locations within the Municipality. Read the first, second and third time and finally passed this 22nd day of March, 2011. Carried.

R2011- 67 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass by-law Number 2011-11, being a by-law to enter into a Municipal Forest Fire Management Agreement. Read the first, second and third time and finally passed this 22nd day of March, 2011. Carried.

R2011- 68 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept a quote received from Harwood Plumbing, to install Seismic Restraints at Fire Station Number 1, in the amount of $ 9,216.00 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

R2011- 69 L. Smith, T. Piper : That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Smith left the meeting as per her ‘Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest’

R2011-70 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated March 22nd, 2011 be approved. $138,968.48 Carried.

Councillor Smith resumed her seat.

R2011-71 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we support the 2011 Powassan & District Union Public Library budget as presented. Carried.

R2011-72 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the Mayor and CAO – Clerk be authorized to sign an agreement for Credit Facilities 8, 9 and 10 and a Cash Collateral Agreement with the Royal Bank of Canada. Carried.

R2011-73 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we authorize Charles Barton to attend the AMCTO Annual Meeting being held in Toronto June 12 to 15, 2011. Carried.

R2011-74 T. Piper, L. Smith : That we pass By-Law No. 2011-12, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on March 22nd, 2011. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of March, 2011. Carried.

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R2011-75 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:20p.m. Next regular meeting April 12th, 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.