MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, August 14, 2012.

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

Staff and visitors present: Vic Fedeli, MPP, Patti Fedeli, Mary Blachut, Dave Yemm, Jeff Peppin, Will Bateman, Rob Serson, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Presentation from Vic Fedeli, MPP requesting issues and concerns to bring forward on our behalf.
– Lake Nipissing Fishing Issues
– Highways
– Hydro Dam in Nipissing Township

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – verbal and written report.
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – verbal report.
Jeff Peppin, Chief Building Official – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Golden Sunshine Non-Profit Housing Board
Liz Smith – Museum Board
Pat Haufe – Source Water Protection, Lake Nipissing Stakeholders Meeting

R2012-172 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held July 17, 2012 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2012-173 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the minutes of the closed session meeting held July 17, 2012 be adopted. Carried.

R2012-174 T. Piper, L. Smith: (1) That Council does approve “in principle” an application submitted by George Thomas Perry for the purchase of land located in the Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound, Concession 17, Part of Lot 10, described as;
a) part of PSR-534, Part 10, a section of abandoned Bear Creek Road, and
b) part of Plan 42R-14719, Part 1, Municipal Land purchased for road purposes,
c) the proposed lands are highlighted in red on an attached sketch.
(2) That the Applicant will be responsible for the payment of all of the Municipality’s administrative and legal costs in connection with the processing of the application.
(3) The sale price of the land shall be $15 per lineal foot for the average width of the said parcel. Carried.

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R2012-175 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we recommend consent application No. B/41/Nipissing/2012, applicants Arthur and Shirley Ranger, for approval. The lot must comply with the consent Policies of Section 5.2.2 and 5.2.3 in the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan. The proposed severed and retained land must front on a public road for a minimum continuous distance of 60 metres. Any travelled road situated on the subject property should be transferred to the municipality for road purposes. Carried.

R2012-176 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we recommend consent application No. B/35/Nipissing/2012, applicants Thomas and Theresa Lewis, for approval. The purpose and effect of the proposed consent is to add Part 2, Plan 42R-11587 to Part 1, Plan 42R-11587. The lot must comply with the consent Policies of Section 5.2.2 and 5.2.3 in the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan. Any travelled road situated on the subject property should be transferred to the municipality for road purposes. Carried.

R2012-177 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we appoint Tom Marchant to the Nipissing ECO Committee. Carried.

R2012-178 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept with regret the resignation of Jennifer Piper from the Nipissing Volunteer Fire Department. Carried.

R2012-179 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we authorize the CAO-Clerk to sign applications for the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund. Project 1 – Community Centre Rehabilitation, Project 2 – Museum Kitchen Improvements. Carried.

R2012-180 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we authorize the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to attend the Association of Municipal Tax Collectors of Ontario Fall Conference. Carried.

R2012-181 T. Butler, D. Culham: That this part of our meeting will be closed to the public as authorized by Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, c. 25, for consideration of the following subject matter:
b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
Time: 7:34 p.m. Carried.

R2012-182 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 7:53 p.m. Carried.

R2012-183 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-law Number 2012-37, being a By-law to terminate a Volunteer Firefighter from the Township of Nipissing Volunteer Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this the 14th day of August, 2012. Carried.

R2012-184 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2012-185 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the statement of accounts dated August 14, 2012 be approved. $306,438.29. Carried.

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R2012-186 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2012-38 being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on August 14, 2012. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 14th day of August, 2012. Carried.

R2012-187 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:34 p.m. Next regular meeting September 4, 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.