MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, May 22, 2012.

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

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

Guests: Armand Despres, Despres Pacey Insurance

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.
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – verbal and written report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme Board
Pat Haufe – District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board

R2012-121 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held May 8, 2012 be adopted as published. Carried.

Presentation: Insurance Broker, Armand Despres regarding the 2012/2013 Insurance Renewal from Frank Cowan Insurance Company.

R2012-122 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-25 being a By-law to confirm the Corporate Name. Read a first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of May, 2012. Carried.

A written and verbal presentation from Sandra O’Grady regarding the proposed By-law to regulate the setting off of fireworks, comments were received from others in attendance.

R2012-123 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-26 being a By-law to regulate the setting off of fireworks. Read a first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of May, 2012. Carried.

R2012-124 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-27 being a By-law to establish and regulate a system for the disposal of solid waste in the defined areas of the Township of Nipissing. Read a first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of May, 2012. Carried.

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R2012-125 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-28 being a By-law to amend the Human Resources Policy Manual for the Township of Nipissing to include a policy on verbal and physical abuse in the workplace. Read a first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of May, 2012. Carried.

R2012-126 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-29 being a By-law to authorize the entering into and execution of an Automatic Aid Agreement between the Township of Nipissing and the Municipality of Powassan. Read a first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of May, 2012. Carried.

Proposed By-law 2012-30 to enter into an Automatic Aid Agreement between the Township of Nipissing and the Restoule Fire Department was deferred.

R2012-127 L. Smith, T. Piper: Be it resolved:
1. That this Council does approve “in principle” the Application of Karl & Bjorg Winterstein to purchase the Shore Road Allowance in front of their property, described as PSR 892 Part 3, located at M67, Part of Lot 15, Township of Nipissing.
2. That this resolution is subject to the following conditions:
• That the applicant will be responsible for the payment of all the Municipality’s administrative, legal accounts and advertising 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.

R2012-128 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we award Tender N-01-12, Winter Sand to: Whitmell Limited; in the amount of $32,453.60.
Carried.

R2012-129 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we award Tender N-02-12, Quarried Granite to: Evan Hughes Excavating; in the amount of $185,195.70.
Carried.

R2012-130 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2012-131 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the statement of accounts dated May 22, 2012 be approved. $69,093.51. Carried.

R2012-132 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the renewal proposal for the Township’s Insurance received from Frank Cowan Co. for 2012-2013. Carried.

R2012-133 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we donate $400 to the Sportsplex Booster Club Annual Golf Tournament. Carried.

R2012-134 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2012-31 being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on May 22, 2012. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of May, 2012. Carried.

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R2012-135 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:43 p.m. Next regular meeting June 12, 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.