MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, May 8, 2012.

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

Staff and visitors present: Roy Warriner, Roland Dagenais, Rea Dagenais, Doris James, Ken Roberts, Linda Andersen, Paul Norris, J. Wood, Tom Van Gink, Doug Billingsley, Mike Kleimaker, Margaret Hughes, R. O’Reilly, Barb Blunt, Marie Summers, Tony Bolwerk, Nancy Edwards, Nathan Kirby, John Thornton, Rob Serson, John-Paul Negrinotti, Dave Yemm; Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

Guests: Adam Curran, Miller Urso Surveying

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 and written report.

Presentation: Linda Andersen provided an overview of the Greater Nipissing Stewardship Council, the membership and the objectives.

Presentation: Tony Bolwerk regarding a proposed severance of his property.

Presentation: Adam Curran, Miller Urso Surveying regarding the White Consent Applications.

Presentation: Roland Dagenais requested to speak regarding concerns with the White Consent Applications and Ruth Lake concerns.

Staff provided background information regarding the White Consent Applications and the consent process within the Township of Nipissing.

Comments were also received from those in attendance.

R2012-108 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-22 being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Lot 4, Concession 19, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound, being Part 1 on Plan 42R-19614.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of May, 2012. Carried.

Staff Reports continued:
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

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Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Museum Board, SNFWWMG, Golden Sunshine Non-Profit Housing
Corporation (The Pines)

R2012-109 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the minutes of the meeting held April 17, 2012 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2012-110 L. Smith, T. Piper: Whereas the North Almaguin Planning Board has approved Consent Application B/20/Nipissing/2011 White with conditions;
Therefore in order to confirm that the conditions of the consent have been satisfied, the Township of Nipissing requires the completion of a Site Plan Agreement to be completed to the satisfaction of the Township. Only after a Site Plan Agreement has been completed, will the Township of Nipissing be in a position to confirm that the conditions of provisional consent have been satisfied. Carried.

R2012-111 T. Butler, D. Culham: Whereas the North Almaguin Planning Board has approved Consent Application B/21/Nipissing/2011 White with conditions;
Therefore in order to confirm that the conditions of the consent have been satisfied, the Township of Nipissing requires the completion of a Site Plan Agreement to be completed to the satisfaction of the Township. Only after a Site Plan Agreement has been completed, will the Township of Nipissing be in a position to confirm that the conditions of provisional consent have been satisfied. Carried.

R2012-112 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we adopt the 2011 Audited Financial Statements. Carried.

R2012-113 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we authorize Charles Barton and John-Paul Negrinotti to attend Northeastern Ontario Municipal/Planning Authority Technical Workshop – 2012. Carried.

R2012-114 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-23 being a by-law to adopt the estimates for all sums required for the year, to provide for the adoption of tax rates and to further provide for penalty and interest in default of payment thereof for 2012.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of May, 2012. Carried.

R2012-115 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.

R2012-116 T. Piper, T. Butler: That the statement of accounts dated May 8, 2012 be approved. $143,648.69. Carried.

R2012-117 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we authorize the Mayor to sign a Collection Site Operator Agreement with the Ontario Electronic Stewardship for the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment. Carried.

R2012-118 T. Butler, L. Smith: That we authorize Tom Piper to attend the 2012 AMO Conference in Ottawa. Carried.

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R2012-119 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law No. 2012-24 being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on May 8, 2012. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of May, 2012. Carried.

R2012-120 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:37 p.m. Next regular meeting May 22, 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.