MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, May 24, 2011.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, Kevin Martin, Charles Barton, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and John-Paul Negrinotti.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written and verbal report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, Planning Assistant, CEMC, EDO – written and verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.
Kevin Martin, Fire Chief – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – AHED, Eastholme, Lake Nipissing Stewardship Committee
Tom Butler – Source Water Protection, FONOM
Pat Haufe – DSSAB, Source Water Protection

R2011-124 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we approve the 2011 Budget as presented. Carried.

R2011-125 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law Number 2011-21 being a by-law to adopt the estimates for all sums required for the year, to provide for the adoption of tax rates and to further provide for penalty and interest in default of payment thereof for 2011.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 24th day of May, 2011. Carried.

R2011-126 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the minutes of the meeting held May 10, 2011 and special meeting held May 19, 2011 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2011-127 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the minutes of the closed meeting held May 19, 2011 be adopted. Carried.

Minutes – May 24, 2011 – Page 2

R2011-128 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we appoint the following members to the Fire Action Plan Committee:
1. Pat Haufe
2. Kevin Martin
3. Will Bateman
4. Kris Croskery-Hodgins
5. Carrie Barratt
6. Paul Nelson
7. Andrew Honeysett
Carried.

R2011-129 L. Smith, T. Piper:
WHEREAS consent to sever application NO. B/20/Nipissing/2011, applicants: James and Patricia White, has been submitted to the North Almaguin Planning Board;
And whereas development on Ruth Lake requires an impact report as per Official Plan Shoreline Policy 2.6.3. prior to consideration;
And whereas the number of lots considered appropriate as per Official Plan Shoreline Policy Section 5.2.2.(m) exceeds the maximum permitted;
And whereas the application is, in our opinion, considered incomplete;
Now therefore we recommend the application be deferred and re-submitted following completion of the required studies.
Carried.

R2011-130 D. Culham, T. Butler:
WHEREAS consent to sever application NO. B/21/Nipissing/2011, applicants: James and Patricia White, has been submitted to the North Almaguin Planning Board;
And whereas development on Ruth Lake requires an impact report as per Official Plan Shoreline Policy 2.6.3. prior to consideration;
And whereas the number of lots considered appropriate as per Official Plan Shoreline Policy Section 5.2.2.(m) exceeds the maximum permitted;
And whereas the application is, in our opinion, considered incomplete;
Now therefore we recommend the application be deferred and re-submitted following completion of the required studies.
Carried.

R2011-131 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2011-132 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated May 24, 2011 be approved. $50,463.92. Carried.

R2011-133 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we appoint the following positions within the Nipissing Township Volunteer Fire Department:
Captain Station #1 – Jeff Dane, Captain Station #2 – Will Bateman, Fire Prevention Officer – Will Bateman. Carried.

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R2011-134 T. Piper, L. Smith: 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 education purposes.
Time: 8:17 p.m. Carried.

R2011-135 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 10:35 p.m. Carried.

R2011-136 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law No. 2011-22, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on May 24, 2011. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 24th day of May, 2011. Carried.

R2011- 137 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 10:37 p.m. Next regular meeting June 7, 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.