Tuesday, March 5, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

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

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

Regrets: Councillor Tom Butler

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

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

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme, Golden Sunshine Housing Corporation (Pines)
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee
Pat Haufe – OGRA/ROMA Conference

Staff Reports Continued:
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – verbal report.

Presentation of the new Training Records System for the Township of Nipissing Fire Department by Chief Serson.

R2013-057 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 and potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the
municipality or local board;
Time: 7:28 p.m. Carried.

R2013-058 D. Culham, T. Piper: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 7:45 p.m.

R2013-059 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the minutes of the meeting held February 19, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

Minutes – March 5, 2013 – Page 2

R2013-060 L. Smith, D. Culham: That the minutes of the closes session meeting held February 19, 2013 be adopted. Carried.

A revised draft copy of the Strategic Plan was presented to and discussed by Council.

R2013-061 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we authorize the Mayor and CAO-Clerk to sign an agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs for participation and funding in the Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative (MIII) Asset Management Program. Carried.

R2013-062 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2013-063 D. Culham, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated March 5 and 1, 2013, totaling $94,611.66, be approved. Carried.

R2013-064 D. Culham, L. Smith: That we accept the resignation of Adam Lingenfelter from the Nipissing Township ECO Committee. Carried.

R2013-065 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-11, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on March 5, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of March, 2013. Carried.

R2013-066 T. Piper, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:21 p.m. Next regular meeting March 19, 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.