Tuesday, November 15, 2011

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, November 15, 2011.

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

Regrets: Councillor Dougal Culham

Staff and visitors present: Adam Lingenfelter, Charles Barton and Kris Croskery-Hodgins.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Liz Smith.

Staff Reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Golden Sunshine Housing (Pines)
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee
Pat Haufe – Northeastern Regional Economic Development Meeting,

R2011-275 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held October 25, 2011 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2011-276 T. Butler, L. Smith: That the minutes of the Town Hall meeting held November 1, 2011 be adopted. Carried.

R2011-277 T. Piper, L. Smtih: That the minutes of the Special meeting held November 2, 2011 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2011-278 T. Butler, L. Smith: That we allow the owner of property described as Lot 11, Plan 42M559, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound to perform the following works on the shore road allowance in front of his property:
1) Construction of a proposed 4’ wide stilt dock over the shore road allowance as reviewed by the Ministry of Natural Resources to allow access to the lake.

Minutes – November 15, 2011 – Page 2

R2011-279 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we transfer $9,000 from the Parkland Reserve Fund to the Recreation Committee budget. Carried.

R2011-280 T. Butler, T. Piper: That we appoint Kirk Tays as member of the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2011-281 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Liz Smith declared a pecuniary interest as her employer is listed in the accounts.

R2011-282 T. Butler, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated November 15, 2011 be approved. $92,829.68. Carried.

R2011-283 T. Butler, 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: 7:37 p.m. Carried.

R2011-284 T. Piper, T. Butler: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 7:46 p.m.

R2011-285 T. Butler, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2011-50, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on November 15, 2011. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 15th day of November, 2011. Carried.

R2011-286 T. Piper, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:50 p.m. Next regular meeting November 29, 2011. Carried.



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.