Friday, March 28, 2008

A special meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Friday, March 28, 2008 called by Mayor Wendy Billingsley to meet with the Municipality of Powassan regarding municipal matters.

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

Staff and visitors present: George Thompson, John Georgie, Gary Keown, Bob Young, Gerry Giesler, Laurel Campbell, Dave Yemm and Cindy Piper.

The meeting was called to order at 12:52 p.m.

The municipal matters discussed were the following:

1) Boundary Road Agreement – A 10 year agreement to be renewed with a proposed addendum provided by the Municipality of Powassan to be included in the new agreement

2) Mutual Aid Agreement for fire services – All is well with the agreement from both parties.

3) Sportsplex Board of Management Agreement – The budget was discussed and it was decided that the Township of Nipissing wishes to opt out of the agreement. The Municipality of Powassan will discuss this at their next council meeting regarding the effective date.

4) Bridge/road infrastructure – Update from the Municipality of Powassan regarding infrastructure needs for roads and bridges.

5) Other services of mutual interest – Township of Nipissing suggested that there could be an agreement to share the services of the Recreation Co-ordinator and Economic Development Officer on a part-time basis.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:30 p.m.