MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

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

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

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Liz Smith and Councillor Dougal Culham.

A public meeting to hear comments regarding Shore Road Closing Application submitted by George Popp. Correspondence and public comment: None.

R2011-153 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-law Number 2011-25 being a by-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Lot 10, Concession 19, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound, being Part 1 on Plan 42R-19352.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 21st day of June, 2011.
Carried.

Staff Reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written and verbal report.
Kevin Martin, Fire Chief – verbal report.
Will Bateman, Fire Prevention Officer – verbal report.

Tenders N-01-11; N-02-11; N-03-11 and N-04-11 were opened and reviewed.

R2011-154 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we award Tender N-01-11 Job #1 for Surface Treatment to Bruell Contracting in the amount of $46,472.83.
Carried.

R2011-155 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we award Tender N-01-11 Job #2 for Paving to Pioneer Construction in the amount of $37,887.77.
Carried.

R2011-156 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we award Tender N-02-11 for Crushed Granite to Evan Hughes Excavating in the amount of $96,954.00.
Carried.

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R2011-157 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we award Tender N-03-11 for Crushed Gravel to Whitmell Limited in the amount of $81,330.05.
Carried.

R2011-158 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we award Tender N-04-11 for Winter Sand to Miron Topsoil in the amount of $32,489.76.
Carried.

Quotes received for Alsace Road Culvert Relining project: 3 for lining, 3 for culvert

R2011-159 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the quote from 1789667 Ontario Ltd. (Jessup Contracting) for the Alsace Road Culvert Relining project at a cost of $64,495.55 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

R2011-160 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept the quote from Atlantic Industries Limited to supply a culvert liner for the Alsace Road Culvert Relining project at a cost of $20,230 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

Councillor Dougal Culham declared pecuniary interest due to a relative submitting a quote for consideration of the crushed granite project at the Community Centre. Councillor Culham left the meeting.

Quotations received for Community Centre Parking Lot Project: 2

R2011-161 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the quotation from Evan Hughes Excavating for the supply, apply and level of crushed granite to the Community Centre parking lot in the amount of $5,073.70. Carried.

Councillor Culham returned to the meeting.

Staff Reports continued:
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.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee, Museum Board
Pat Haufe – District Social Services Administration Board (DSSAB), Think North II – Northern Ontario Growth Plan

By-law Number 2011-26: To amend By-law Number 1110 – Site Plan Control: deferred for future discussion.

R2011-162 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the minutes of the meeting held June 7, 2011 be adopted as published. Carried.

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R2011-163 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the closed session meeting held June 7, 2011 be adopted. Carried.

R2011-164 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the minutes of the Townhall Meeting held June 15, 2011 be adopted. Carried.

R2011-165 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we appoint Michelle Robinson to the Nipissing Township Museum Board. Carried.

R2011-166 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Smith left the meeting as per her “Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest”.

R2011-167 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated June 21, 2011 be approved. $80,734.66. Carried.

Councillor Smith returned to the meeting.

R2011-168 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the verbal resignation of Kirk Tays from the Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2011-169 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we repeal By-law 2010-58, being a By-law to appoint a Deputy Fire Chief for the Volunteer Fire Department in the Township of Nipissing. Carried.

R2011-170 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.

R2011-171 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we resume to an open public meeting.
Time: 10:20 p.m.
Carried.

R2011-172 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the renewal proposal for the Township’s Insurance received from Frank Cowen Co. for 2011-2012 and that the CAO-Clerk be authorized to extend the Non-Owned Automobile insurance coverage. Carried.

R2011-173 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2011-27, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on Jun 21, 2011. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 21st day of June, 2011. Carried.

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R2011- 174 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 10:25 p.m. Next regular meeting July 12, 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.