MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, January 6, 2009.

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

Staff and visitors present: W. D. Russell, R. A. Young, Dave Yemm, Charles Barton, John Paul Negrinotti and Kris Croskery.

The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m.

R2009-1 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: 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:

– advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose; Time: 5:30 p.m. Carried.

R2009-2 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we resume the open public meeting. Time: 6:20 p.m. Carried.

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None declared.

Staff reports:
John Paul Negrinotti, Youth Intern: Verbal report.
Dave Yemm, Road Superintendent: Written and verbal reports.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal report.
Kris Croskery, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk: Verbal report.

Committee reports:
No meetings to report during this period.

R2009-3 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the minutes of December 16, 2008 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-4 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-1, being a by-law to authorize temporary borrowing from time to time to meet current expenditures during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2009.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 6th day of January, 2009. Carried.

R2009-5 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we pass by-law Number 2009-2, being a by-law to provide for an Interim Tax Levy.
Read the required times and passed this 6th day of January, 2009. Carried.

R2009-6 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-3, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on December 16, 2008. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 6th day of January, 2009. Carried.

R2009-7 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we authorize the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to proceed with tax registration on properties listed as presented. Carried.

R2009-8 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we donate $200.00 to the Lake Nipissing Restocking Association. Carried.

R2009-9 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2009-10 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the statement of accounts dated January 6, 2009 be approved. $122,304.21. Carried.

R2009-11 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we write a letter to the Almaguin News requesting more information on who will be covering our local events with the removal of the Northern reporter position. Carried.

R2009-12 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: 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:

– labour relations or employee negotiations;
Time: 7:55 p.m. Carried.

R2009-13 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we resume the open public meeting. Time: 8:45 p.m. Carried.

R2009-14 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: 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:

– personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
Time: 8:46 p.m. Carried.

R2009-15 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 9:35 p.m. Carried.

R2009-16 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:35 p.m.
Next meeting January 20, 2009. 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.