MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, September 9, 2008.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, Kris Croskery, Charles Barton, Paul Goodridge, Kevin Martin and Dave Denton.

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

D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we move to Committee of Adjustment. Time 6:35 p.m. Carried.

Regular meeting resumed at 7:05 p.m.

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: Kalvin Young regarding the statement of accounts.

Staff reports: Dave Yemm (Written and Oral), Danny Rodgers (Written), Charles Barton and Kris Croskery.
Committee reports: Kalvin Young – Eastholme and Pines, L. Lawrence Straus – Museum, EMS, Community Centre/Recreation and Planning Board, Dave Denton – Fire Committee.

D. Culham, P. Haufe: That Council supports the Nipissing Fire Department in its mandatory inspections of commercial properties as per the Ontario Fire Code, Section 4 to perform onsite inspections of commercial properties containing residential units for habitation.

Council also supports the onsite inspection of commercial farm buildings as per Section 1.3, Subsection 1.3.1 of the Ontario Fire Code. Carried.

K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the minutes of August 19, 2008 be adopted as published. Carried.

K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus:That we recommend approval of Consent Application No. B/52/ Nipissing/2008 – Applicant David and Marianne Culham.
Conditions:
1. Any travelled road situated on the subject property should be transferred tot he municipality for road purposes.
Carried.

P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we recommend approval of Consent Application No. B/53/Nipissing/2008 – Applicant: David and Marianne Culham.
Conditions:
1. Any travelled road situated on the subject property should be transferred tot he municipality for road purposes.
Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young:That we authorize Kris Croskery to attend “Essentials of Municipal Fire Protection – A Decision Makers’ Guide” seminar. October 9, 2008. Carried.

D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1245, being a by-law to establish a Fire Committee. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 9th day of September, 2008. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young:That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1246, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on August 19, 2008. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 9th day of September, 2008. Carried.

K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to sign Acknowledgment and Direction forms authorizing Jack Wallace to register:
1. the transfer covering Part 3, Plan 42R-12069 from Franklin Lloyd George and Elizabeth George to the Corporation of the Township of Nipissing;
2. the reconveyance of Part 3, Plan 42R-12069 from the Corporation of the Township of Nipissing to Franklin Lloyd George.

Conditional upon the following:

1.) That all of Lot 3, Plan M146 in the Township of Nipissing in the District of Parry Sound be transferred from Elizabeth George and Frank L. George to Franklin Lloyd George and that all of Lot 3, Plan M146 and Part 3 on Plan 42R-12069 in the Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound be deemed as one lot owned by Franklin Lloyd George under section 119, Land Titles Act.

2) Confirmation from Wallace Klein Partners In Law that all transfers highlighted in their September 5, 2008 correspondence to Goodridge Walker Limited are completed as proposed.

3) All costs in this matter to be borne by Frank and Betty George.
Carried.

Presentation from Paul Goodridge of Goodridge Planning Solutions regarding Doug Schnaufer lot addition and road closing.

K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Young disclosed a pecuniary interest regarding the accounts.
D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the statement of accounts dated September 9, 2008 be approved. $181,036.36. Carried.

K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we authorize Leslee Lawrence Straus, Pat Haufe and Kris Croskery to attend the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association fall meeting to be held on Monday, September 29, 2008 hosted by the Township of Seguin. Carried.

P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we accept the quotation from Rose-Bro Contracting for deck repairs to the Hummel Bridge in the amount of $13,020.00 including all applicable taxes. Carried.

K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we authorize the Nipissing Township Museum Board to submit an application to the Hbc Local History Grant Program for consideration and if approved, authorize the immediate implementation of programming. Carried.

K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:02 p.m.
Next meeting September 30, 2008. Carried.

Mayor:

Chief Administrative Officer:

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.