MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, May 27, 2008.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, Bob Rice, Dave Denton, Michael Hardy, Julie Dudley, Sharon Martin and Cindy Piper.

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m.

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: Kalvin Young regarding Item No. 27 of the Correspondence with respect to an invitation to the Powassan Booster Club Golf Tournament on June 20, 2008.

D. Culham; P. Haufe: That the minutes of May 6, 2008 be adopted as published. Carried.

Staff reports: Dave Yemm and Bob Rice.

Presentation from Michael Hardy on behalf of Mr. Doug Schnaufer regarding the Application to Purchase a portion of the road allowance between Concessions 14 and 15, designated as Part 2 of Plan 42R-18124 in the Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound.

K. Young; L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the quotation from Whitmell Ltd. to supply and apply 3,000 cubic metres of Granular “A” to roads in the northern and central area of the Township of Nipissing in the total amount of $58,920.00 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; K. Young: That we accept the quotation from Whitmell Ltd. to stockpile1,323 cubic metres of Granular “A” at Nipissing yard in the total amount of $26,790.75 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

D. Culham; P. Haufe: That we accept the quotation from Whitmell Ltd. to supply, deliver and stockpile with a conveyor in the dome, approximately 2,900 cubic metres of screened sand in the Township of Nipissing, Nipissing yard in the total amount of $46,371.00 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

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P. Haufe; D. Culham: That we accept the quotation from Whitmell Ltd. to supply and apply 3,300 cubic metres of Granular “A” on Sunset Cove Road, Lakeview Drive and Lillian Court in the Township of Nipissing in the total amount of $73,920.00 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

K. Young; L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the quotation from Bruell Contracting Limited for double surface treatment of 3.7 km on Sunset Cove Road in the Township of Nipissing in the total amount of $111,307.27 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; K. Young: That we accept the quotation from Bruell Contracting Limited for double surface treatment of 0.5 km on Lakeview Drive in the Township of Nipissing in the total amount of $15,031.64 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

D. Culham; P. Haufe: That we accept the quotation from Bruell Contracting Limited for single surface treatment of 0.6 km on Lakeview Drive, Lillian Court and William Road in the Township of Nipissing in the total amount of $8,869.86 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

P. Haufe; D. Culham: That we accept the quotation from Bruell Contracting Limited for single surface treatment of 2.4 km on Lake Nipissing Road in the Township of Nipissing in the total amount of $35,512.69 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

D. Culham; P. Haufe: That we accept the quotation from Bruell Contracting Limited for single surface treatment of 3.5 km on Alsace Road in the Township of Nipissing in the total amount of $51,807.86 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1228, being a by-law to govern the proceedings of Council, the conduct of its members and the calling of meetings. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 27th day of May, 2008. Carried.

D. Culham; P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1229, being a by-law to amend Schedule “A” of By-Law No. 1099, the by-law to establish personnel, hiring, safety and related policies for Township employees and provide for their remuneration and benefits. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 27th day of May, 2008. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; K. Young: That we authorize Cindy Piper and Kris Croskery to attend the Access Privacy Conference to be held on June 18, 2008 in North Bay. Carried.

By-Law Enforcement Report dated May 7, 2008 reviewed.

D. Culham; L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the consolidated Financial Statements for the year 2007. Carried.

Committee Reports: Kalvin Young, Leslee Lawrence Straus, Pat Haufe, Dave Denton and Dougal Culham.

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Councillor Kalvin Young disclosed a pecuniary interest regarding Item No. 27 of the Correspondence with respect to an invitation to the Powassan Booster Club Golf Tournament on June 20, 2008.

Council officially proclaimed June as Seniors’ Month.

D. Culham; P. Haufe: That we sponsor half hole in the amount of $200.00 to the Powassan Sportsplex Booster Club Golf Tournament for June 20, 2008. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; K. Young: That we support the Municipality of Callander’s Resolution No. 2008/05/157 regarding winter ice fishing and registered ice huts on Lake Nipissing. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

P. Haufe; D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated May 27, 2008 be approved. $72,986.40. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; D. Culham: That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1230, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meetings held on the dates set out below. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 27th day of May, 2008. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus; P. Haufe: That Council will support in principle an application submitted by Mary Louise Kendall for the closure of the shore road allowance abutting property located at 701A Sunset Cove Road, Concession 18, Part Lot 11, Plan PSR-1863, Part 3, Parcel 10640 N/S in the Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound subject to:

1) the Council shall select and meet with 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 and the Applicants will be responsible for depositing sufficient monies with the Township to cover the costs in advance;

2) completion of a Site Specific Zoning By-law;

3) completion of a Site Plan Control Agreement; and

4) all costs to be borne by the applicant.

Carried.

K. Young; L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the offer from the Parry Sound District Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee for the transfer of a retired ambulance for the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.
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K. Young; L. Lawrence Straus: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:57 p.m.
Next meeting June 10, 2008. Carried.

Mayor:

Clerk: