MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 6, 2012.

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

Staff and visitors present: Mickey Wallace, Penelope Wallace, Kristen Mah, Sandra O’Grady, Kevin O’Grady, Clare Restoule, Dave Yemm, Rob Serson, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Liz Smith.

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – verbal and written report.
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – verbal report.

R2012-54 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held February 21, 2012 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2012-55 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass Zoning By-Law No. 2012-12 being a By-law to regulate the use of land, buildings and structures in the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first time this 6th day of March, 2012.
Read a second and third time and passed this 6th day of March, 2012.
Carried.

Presentation by Dr. Kevin O’Grady regarding Fireworks and fire safety concerns.

Staff Reports Continued:
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Golden Sunshine Non-Profit Housing Board (Pines)
Tom Butler – Ontario Good Roads Association/ROMA Conference
Pat Haufe – Social Planning Council

R2012-56 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2012-11 being a By-law to establish Open Air Burning Procedures.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 6th day of March, 2012. Carried.

R2012-57 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law No. 2012-13 being a by-law to provide for fees charged by the Corporation of the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 6th day of March, 2012. Carried.

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R2012-58 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we appoint Marc Purdon as a Fire Warden. Carried.

Proposal to Purchase Part of Unopened Road Allowance between Concessions 4 and 5, Lot 24 was deferred pending more information.

Approval in principle of Shore Road Allowance Applications submitted by Rhonda and Jim Montagnes was deferred pending more information.

R2012-59 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Liz Smith declared Pecuniary Interest as her Employer is listed in the accounts.

R2012-60 T. Piper, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated March 6, 2012 be approved. $81,626.70. Carried.

R2012-61 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Nipissing supports, in principle, an application by the Golden Sunshine Non-Profit Housing Corporation to Infrastructure Ontario for the construction of a new Seniors Complex, represented by the Township of Nipissing, Township of Chisholm and Municipality of Powassan. Carried.

R2012-62 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we support the 2012 Powassan & District Union Public Library budget as presented. Carried.

R2012-63 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2012-14, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on March 6, 2012. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 6th day of March, 2012. Carried.

R2012-64 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:20 p.m. Next regular meeting March 20, 2012. 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.