MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, January 24, 2012.

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

Staff and visitors present: Mickey Wallace, Penelope Wallace, Sandra O’Grady, Dave Yemm, John-Paul Negrinotti, Rob Serson, Kris Croskery-Hodgins 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.

Five Year Capital Forecast was reviewed in draft form.

R2012-15 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the Beach Areas – Regulatory Review Recommendations provided by Meridian Planning Consultants Inc. Carried.

Staff Reports Continued:
John-Paul Negrinotti, Planning Assistant-EDC-CEMC – verbal report.
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – verbal and written report.

R2012-16 T. Butler, D. Culham: 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;
Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board.
Time: 7:32 p.m. Carried.

R2012-17 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we resume to an open public meeting.
Time: 8:17 p.m. Carried.

R2012-18 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we authorize the CAO-Clerk to order a Rosenbauer Pumper Tanker Truck as per the Fire Apparatus Proposal submitted from ResQTech Systems Inc. dated January 18, 2012. Carried.

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Staff Reports Continued:
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme and Golden Sunshine Non-Profit Housing (Pines)
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee
Pat Haufe – Mayors Meeting, DSSAB, Social Planning Committee, Source Water Protection Committee

R2012-19 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held January 10, 2012 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2012-20 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-03 being a 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 42R-19445.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 24th day of January, 2012. Carried.

R2012-21 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-04 being a by-law to enter into a Municipal Forest Fire Management Agreement.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 24th day of January, 2012. Carried.

R2012-22 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we authorize Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Dougal Culham, Liz Smith, Pat Haufe, Tom Butler and Tom Piper to attend the 2012 FONOM/MMAH Northeastern Municipal Conference being held in North Bay May 9th – 11th. Carried.

A request from a member of the Ruth Lake Stewardship Association regarding Sewage System Maintenance Inspections was deferred at the request of the Chairperson of the Association.

R2012-23 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2012-24 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated January 24, 2012 be approved. $46,584.28. Carried.

R2012-25 D. Culham, T. Butler: BE IT RESOLVED:
1. That this Council does approve “in principle” the Application of William and Jessica Dyment to purchase the Shore Road Allowance in front of their property located in front of Concession 15, Pt Lot 11 and 12 described as Part 1 on Plan 42R10537 and Part 5 on Plan 42R12969, 237B Ruston Road, Township of Nipissing.
2. That this resolution is subject to the following conditions:
• The Council shall select an independent search firm specializing in fishery issues and environmental issues to complete an independent investigation and report to determine the geographic limits where development could occur and to ensure compliance to the Provincial Policy Statement.

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• That the applicant will be responsible for the payment of all the Municipality’s administrative, legal accounts and Environmental Impact Study costs in connection with the processing of this application.
• That in accordance with the Municipality’s policy, notice and a copy of the draft plan will be mailed to the adjacent owners.
• That the area be subject to Site Plan Control.
Carried.

R2012-26 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we appoint James Scott and Andrew Honeysett to the position of Captain with the Nipissing Volunteer Fire Department. Carried.

R2012-27 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we support Resolution No. 27 passed by the Council of the Municipality of East Ferris regarding proposed change to Part 8 of the Ontario Building Code. Carried.

R2012-28 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2012-05, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on January 24, 2012. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 24th day of January, 2012. Carried.

R2012-29 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:20 p.m. Next regular meeting February 7, 2012. Carried.

Mayor:

CAO-Clerk: