Tuesday, April 9, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

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

Staff and visitors present: Doug Walli; 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: None.

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written and verbal report.
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – 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:
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee, Museum Board

R2013-082 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the minutes of the meeting held March 19, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2013-083 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the special meeting held April 4, 2013 be adopted. Carried.

R2013-084 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we submit a request to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing to withdraw from the North Almaguin Planning Board and be granted consent and subdivision granting authority. Carried.

R2013-085 T. Butler, D. Culham: BE IT RESOLVED:
1. that this Council does approve “in principle” the Application of Brad and Jodi Adamson to purchase the Shore Road Allowance in front of their property, described as Plan M467, Lot 3, 117 Hunters Bay Road, Township of Nipissing.
2. That this resolution is subject to the following conditions:
• That the applicant will be responsible for the payment of all the Municipality’s administrative, legal accounts and advertising costs in connection with the processing of this application.
• That in accordance with the Municipality’s policy, notice and a copy of the draft plan will be mailed to the adjacent owners.

Minutes – April 9, 2013 – Page 2

R2013-086 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2013-087 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated March 20, March 28, April 4 and April 9, 2013, totaling $92,884.09, be approved. Carried.

R2013-088 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept the quote from Toromont Cat for a Caterpillar M313D Wheeled Excavator at a cost of $254,788 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

R2013-089 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we donate $100 to the Almaguin Highlands Secondary School Graduation Awards Program annually. Carried.

R2013-090 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-15, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on April 9, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 9th day of April, 2013. Carried.

R2013-091 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:43 p.m. Next regular meeting April 23, 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.