MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012.

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

Staff and visitors present: David Winnitoy, Dave Yemm, John-Paul Negrinotti, Will Bateman, Rob Serson, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

R2012-233 L. Smith, T. Piper: 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:
e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
f) advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose.
Time: 6:00 p.m. Carried.

R2012-234 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 6:40 p.m. Carried.

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written and verbal report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, CEMC-EDO-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Rob Serson, Fire Chief –verbal report.
Will Bateman, Deputy Fire Chief – verbal report.

R2012-235 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-48 being a By-Law to adopt Operational Guidelines and Policies for the Township of Nipissing Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of November, 2012. Carried.

Committee Reports:
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee, Museum Board
Pat Haufe – DSSAB

R2012-236 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the minutes of the meeting held October 23, 2012 be adopted as published. Carried.

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R2012-237 T. Piper, L. Smith: WHEREAS consent to sever application No. B/48/NIPISSING/2012, applicant: Tony Bolwerk, has been submitted to the North Almaguin Planning Board;
AND WHEREAS the lot addition appears to be part of the lot created by Consent Application B/30/Nipissing/2012;
AND WHEREAS additional information requested on this file has not been received to date;
NOW THEREFORE we recommend the application be deferred pending receipt of the requested information. Carried.

R2012-238 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we recommend consent application No. B/49/Nipissing/2012, applicant Tony Bolwerk, 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 purpose and effect of the proposed consent is to add a portion of PIN 52220-0259 Island E to Part 1, Plan 42R-18087. Carried.

R2012-239 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we recommend consent application No. B/50/Nipissing/2012, applicant Tony Bolwerk, for approval. The purpose and effect of the proposed consent is to add Part 1, Plan 42R-18087 to Part 2, Plan 42R-12300. The lot must comply with the consent Policies of Section 5.2.2 and 5.2.3 of the Township of Nipissing Official Plan. Carried.

R2012-240 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we support consent applications B/52, 53 and 54/Nipissing/2012. Applicant: Hunters Bay Marine Ltd., to provide several registered rights-of-way. Carried.

Resolution for Consent Application – Nyles Watson, was deferred pending receipt of the application.

R2012-241 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we authorize the Mayor and CAO-Clerk to sign the 2013 Annual Landfill Monitoring, Sampling and Reporting Work Authorization with Aecom Canada Ltd. Carried.

R2012-242 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2012-47 being a By-Law to amend the Human Resources Policy Manual for the Township of Nipissing to include a policy on Personal Use of Municipal Electronic Equipment.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of November, 2012. Carried.

R2012-243 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we appoint Tom Piper, Norah Jackson and Charles Barton to the Hiring Committee for the Museum Curator Position. Carried.

Staff Reports Continued:
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

R2012-244 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2012-245 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated October 25, 2012; November 2, 2012 and November 13, 2012 be approved. $95,966.14. Carried.

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R2012-246 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we submit a request to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing that the Township of Nipissing be granted its own Consent Granting Authority. Carried.

R2012-247 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law No. 2012-49 being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on November 13, 2012. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of November, 2012. Carried.

R2012-248 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:57 p.m. Next regular meeting November 27, 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.