Tuesday, February 19, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm; John-Paul Negrinotti; 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.

A draft copy of the Strategic Plan was presented for review by Council.

R2013-044 T. Piper, L. Smith: 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;
e) litigation and potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the
municipality or local board;
Time: 6:41 p.m. Carried.

R2013-045 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 7:22 p.m.

Boundary Road agreement with the Municipality of Callander was reviewed.

2014 Municipal Election methods were reviewed and will be brought forward at the next meeting.

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

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Recreation Committee: Family Day Skate Event; SNFW Water Management Group
Liz Smith – Museum Board, 125th Anniversary Committee
Tom Butler – Lake Nipissing FMP Advisory Council
Pat Haufe – DSSAB

R2013-046 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held February 5, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

Minutes – February 19, 2013 – Page 2

R2013-047 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we authorize the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to attend the AMCTO Zone 7 Spring Workshop in April, 2013. Carried.

R2013-048 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the resignation of Andrew Honeysett from the position of Captain with the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2013-049 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we appoint Richard Chapman to the position of Captain with the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2013-050 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

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

R2013-051 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the statement of accounts dated February 15 and 19, 2013, totaling $76,451.69, be approved. Carried.

R2013-052 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we support the 2013 budget by funding the Powassan & District Union Public Library. Carried.

R2013-053 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we donate $100 to the 2013 Powassan Maple Syrup Festival. Carried.

R2013-054 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept a proposal from R. A. Young, Human Resources & Labour Relations Consultant, to review the Township’s organizational structure and update the pay equity plan. Carried.

R2013-055 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-10, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on February 19, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 19th day of February, 2013. Carried.

R2013-056 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:34 p.m. Next regular meeting March 5, 2013. Carried.



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.