MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, November 18, 2008.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, Kris Croskery, Charles Barton, Dave Denton, Will Bateman

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

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None declared.

Staff reports:
Dave Yemm, Road Superintendent: Written and verbal reports.
Dave Denton, Chairperson – Township of Nipissing Fire Committee: Verbal report.
Will Bateman, Fire Prevention Officer – Verbal report.
Charles Barton, Chief Administrative Officer: Written and verbal reports.

Committee reports:
Kalvin Young: Eastholme Board, Nipissing Stewardship Council.
Leslee Lawrence Straus: Pines, Recreation Committee, EMS.
Wendy Prieur: Mayors Action Group, District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board.

K. Young, Leslee Lawrence Straus: That the minutes of October 21, 2008 be adopted as published. Carried

D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2008-1254, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on October 21, 2008. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 18th day of November, 2008. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to sign the following Bank Documents:
1. Resolution Regarding Safe Deposit Box
2. Resolution Regarding Banking
3. List of Officers and Directors
4. Financial Services Agreement
Carried.

D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we authorize Dave Yemm and Kris Croskery to attend the OGRA/ROMA Conference to be held on February 22-25, 2009 in Toronto. Carried.

K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we set the Council meeting dates for 2009 as follows:
January 6th, 20th *2009 Budget
February 3rd, 10th *2009 Budget, 17th
March 3rd, 17th
April 7th, 21st
May 5th, 19th
June 2nd, 16th
July 14th
August 11th
September 1st, 15th
October 6th, 20th
November 17th
December 1st, 15th
Carried.

P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the statement of accounts dated November 18, 2008 be approved. $160,560.33. Carried.

D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the Scoped-Site Environmental Impact Study outlined in a letter from Fri Ecological Services dated Oct. 29, 2008 will satisfy condition (1) of the Resolution dated Oct. 21, 2008 on Consent Application B/59/Nipissing/2008 Doug Schnaufer. Carried.

P. Haufe, D. Culham: That the Township of Nipissing Municipal Office Holiday Season Hours are as follows:
Closed Wednesday, December 24, 2008; 12:00 noon – 4:30 p.m.
Closed Thursday, December 25, 2008
Closed Friday, December 26, 2008
Closed Wednesday, December 31, 2008; 12:00 noon – 4:30 p.m.
Closed Thursday, January 1, 2009
Carried.

K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we recommend approval of Consent Application No. B/70/Nipissing/2008 – Applicant: Douglas McAvoy.
Conditions:
1. Any traveled road situated on the subject property should be transferred to the municipality for road purposes. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we approve a donation of $150.00 to the Powassan and Area Figure Skating Club towards the annual “Winter Funskate”. Carried.

L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:20 p.m.
Next meeting December 2, 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.