MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, November 29, 2011.

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

Regrets: Councillor Dougal Culham

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, John-Paul Negrinotti, Rob Serson, Gord Hincks, Jeffrey Froud and Charles Barton.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – verbal and written report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, Planning Assistant – EDO – CEMC – verbal report.
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee
Tom Butler – Biomass Conference – Greater Stewardship Council
Pat Haufe – Source Protection, Municipal Action Group

R2011-287 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held November 15, 2011 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2011-288 L. Smith, T. Butler: That the minutes of the closed session meeting held November 15, 2011 be adopted. Carried.

R2011-289 T. Piper, L.Smith: That the minutes of the Town Hall meeting held November 22, 2011 be adopted. Carried.

R2011-290 T. Butler, T. Piper: That we defer the consideration of the By-law to Stop-up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Broken Lot 10, Concession 19, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound, being Part 1 on Plan 42R19445 until the next Council meeting Scheduled for December 13, 2011 at which time it will be peremptory.
Carried

Minutes – November 29, 2011 – Page 2

Comments received from the Municipal Planning Consultant, regarding a redevelopment proposal for Hunters Bay Marine Limited, were reviewed and discussed with the applicant and his Solicitor.

R2011-291 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we set the Council meeting dates for 2012 as follows:
January 10 & 24, 2012
February 7 & 21, 2012
March 6 & 20, 2012
April 3 & 17, 2012
May 8 & 22, 2012
June 12 & 26, 2012
July 17, 2012
August 14, 2012
September 4 & 18, 2012
October 9 & 23, 2012
November 13 & 27, 2012
December 11, 2012
Carried.

R2011-292 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-law Number 2011-52 being a by-law to enter into an agreement for the provision of fire communication (call taking, call alerting) services.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 29th day of November, 2011.
Carried.

R2011-293 T. Butler, L. Smith: That we pass By-law Number 2011-53 being a by-law to amend By-Law 2010-16, Appendix “B” Fire Department Organizational Chart.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 29th day of November, 2011.
Carried.

R2011-294 T. Piper, L. Smith: 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;
Labour relations or employee negotiations;
Time: 7:57p.m. Carried.

R2011-295 T. Butler, T. Piper: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time:8:38 p.m.
Carried.

R2011-296 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we appoint the following members to committees for the period of January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012:
Cemetery Board Tom Butler, Liz Smith, Charles Barton, Dave Yemm, Doug Billinglsey, Gord Thompson, John-Paul Negrinotti

Library Board Wendy Billingsley, Linda Morrin

Minutes – November 29, 2011 – Page 3

Livestock Valuers Dougal Culham, Pat Haufe

Museum Board Tom Piper, Liz Smith, Kalvin Young, Mary Heasman, Doug Schnafuer, Paul Norris, Norah Jackson, Helen Barber, Michelle Robinson, Bonnie Kirkey

Recreation Committee Tom Piper, Liz Smith, Kalvin Young, Shelly Bateman, Julie Dudley, Tracy Harling, Ron Phillips

Fire Permit Issuers Hunters’ Bay Marine, Elizabeth Shrum, Young’s South Shore Centre, Stories Mini Mart, Victor Kelly, Township Office

Fire Prevention Officer Will Bateman

Tile Drainage Inspector Dave Yemm
Carried.

R2011-297 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2011-298 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated November 29, 2011 be approved. $107,142.38. Carried.

R2011-299 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we authorize Tom Butler to attend the ROMA/OGRA Combined Conference scheduled for February 26-29, 2012.

R2011-300 T. Butler, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2011-54, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on November 29, 2011. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 29th day of November, 2011. Carried.

R2011-301 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:15p.m. Next regular meeting December 13, 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.