MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, January 8, 2008.

Present: Mayor Wendy Billingsley and Councillors Kalvin Young, Leslee Lawrence Straus, Dougal Culham and Pat Haufe.

Staff and visitors present: David Sephton, Marc Lalande, Cindy Piper-Clerk-Treasurer.

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m.

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None.

P. Haufe; L. Lawrence Straus: That the minutes of December 18, 2007 be adopted as published. Carried.

Staff reports: Dave Yemm, Bob Rice and Danny Rodgers.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we accept the resignation of Doug Walli from the Township of Nipissing Fire Committee effective immediately. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1210, being a by-law to authorize temporary borrowing from time to time to meet current expenditures during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2008. Read the required times and passed this 8th day of January, 2008. Carried.

D. Culham; K. Young: That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1211, being a by-law to set municipal policies required by the Municipal Statute Law Amendment Act of 2006 in the areas of transparency, accountability, notice and delegation. Read the required times and passed this 8th day of January, 2008. Carried.

D. Culham; K. Young: That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1212, being a by-law to govern the proceedings of Council, the conduct of its members and the calling of meetings. Read the required timed and passed this 8th day of January, 2008. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we authorize the Clerk-Treasurer to write off the taxes on the property located at Gurd, Concession A, Part Lot 175, Parcel 4492 N/S, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound vested to the Township of Nipissing in the amount of $828.41 for Roll No.: 4971-000-001-35200-0000. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; D. Culham: That we authorize the Clerk-Treasurer to proceed with tax registration on properties listed as presented. Carried.

Committee Reports: Kalvin Young, Leslee Lawrence Straus, Dougal Culham and Wendy Billingsley.

L. Lawrence Straus; D. Culham: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Proclamation for Crime Stoppers month presented.

K. Young; P. Haufe: That the statement of accounts dated January 8, 2008 be approved. $39,513.42. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:05 p.m.
Next meeting January 22, 2008. Carried.

Mayor:

Clerk: