MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.

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

Staff and visitors present: Gilbert Byers; Dave Yemm; John-Paul Negrinotti; Rob Serson; Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Liz Smith.

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written and verbal report.
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – written and verbal report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme Board
Liz Smith – 125th Anniversary Committee
Pat Haufe – DSSAB – Housing & Homelessness Issues, Source Water Protection

R2013-023 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held January 8, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2013-024 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the minutes of the closed meeting held January 8, 2013 be adopted. Carried.

R2013-025 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we withdraw the OMB Appeal regarding Consent Application Numbers B44/Nipissing/2012 and B45/Nipissing/2012, Creation of New Lots, Applicant: Gilbert Byers. Carried.

The Preliminary 2013 Roads Department Budget was presented and discussed.

R2013-026 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we authorize the CAO-Clerk to sign a contract for Architectural Services regarding repairs to the Nipissing Community Centre. Carried.

Council reviewed and discussed 9 submissions received for RFP 01-2013.

R2013-027 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we award RFP 01-2013 for an Asset Management Plan to: AECOM Canada Limited. For the amount of $27,654.49 including taxes. Carried.

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R2013-028 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we recommend consent application No. B/2/Nipissing/2013, creation of an easement, applicants Frank Kleimaker and Margaret Hughes, 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. Carried.

R2013-029 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we recommend consent application No. B/3/Nipissing/2013, creation of a new lot, applicant Christopher Rees, 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. Carried.

The draft 2013 Spring Newsletter was reviewed by Council.

R2013-030 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Liz Smith declared Pecuniary Interest as her employer is listed in the accounts.

R2013-031 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated January 18th, 21st and 22nd, 2013, totaling $105,932.58, be approved. Carried.

R2013-032 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-06, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on January 22, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of January, 2013. Carried.

R2013-033 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:10 p.m. Next regular meeting February 5, 2013. 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.