MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, January 22, 2008.

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

Absent: Deputy Mayor Kalvin Young.

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, Doug Schnaufer and Cindy Piper.

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

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None.

P. Haufe; D. Culham: That the minutes of January 8, 2008 be adopted as published. Carried.

Staff reports: Dave Yemm and written reports from Pat Elliott and Bob Rice.

D. Culham; P. Haufe: That we appoint Dave Denton as a member of the Township of Nipissing Fire Committee. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we accept the tender dated January 3, 2008 from Champion Road Machinery Sales to purchase a 2008 Volvo G960 Motor Grader in the total amount of $175,376.00 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1214, being a by-law to authorize the survey of a travelled road around Beatty Lake in Lot 20, Concession 3, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of January, 2008. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we authorize the Clerk-Treasurer to release the sketch illustrating relationship of specific topographic detail in vicinity of Beatty (Wolfe) Lake Public Beach Area and part of the original road allowance between Lots 20 and 21 prepared by P.A. Blackburn Limited, File No. 15707. Carried. Minutes – January 22, 2008 – Page 2.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we authorize Bob Rice, John Tomlinson, Andrew Duggan, Kevin Martin and Dave Denton to attend the Northeastern Fire Education Conference 2008 to be held on March 27-30, 2008 in North Bay. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1213, being a by-law to provide for an Interim Tax Levy for 2008. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of January, 2008. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we approve the Strategic Plan as presented. Carried.

Committee Reports: Leslee Lawrence Straus, Pat Haufe and Wendy Billingsley.

D. Culham; P. Haufe: That we appoint Julie Dudley as a member of the Township of Nipissing Recreation Committee. Carried.

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

P. Haufe; D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated January 22, 2008 be approved. $117,485.45. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we approve Consent Application No. B/5/Nipissing/2008: Applicant: Jean Brunet Logging Ltd. “The severed lot and the retained lot must comply with the consent Policies of Section 5.2.2 and 5.2.3″ in the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan. Any travelled road situated on the subject property should be transferred to the municipality for road purposes. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:45 p.m.
Next meeting February 12, 2008. Carried.

Mayor:

Clerk: