MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

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

Staff and visitors present: Linda Morrin; 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: None.

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written and verbal report.

Linda Morrin, Chairperson of the Fundraising Committee for the Powassan District Union Library, gave a presentation regarding building expansion plans and fund raising activities.

Staff Reports Continued:
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, SNFW Water Management Group, Golden Sunshine Housing
Corporation (The Pines)
Liz Smith – Museum Board, Recreation Committee, 125th Anniversary Committee
Pat Haufe – Lake Nipissing Fisheries Management Plan, Livestock Valuer Training, ECO
Committee

R2013-103 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the minutes of the meeting held April 23, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2013-104 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the Tender submitted by Makitalo Construction Ltd. for the Nipissing Community Centre Barrier Free Washroom and Replacement of Entrance Stairs and Deck at the amount of $70,750.00 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

R2013-105 T. Butler, D. Culham:
Be it resolved:
1. That this Council does approve “in principle” the Application of Susan Harvey and Chris Robertshaw to purchase the Shore Road Allowance in front of their property, described as Plan 42M559, Lot 16, 59 Hinchberger Bay Drive, Township of Nipissing.

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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.
• The Council shall select an independent search firm specializing in fishery issues and environmental issues to complete an independent investigation and report to determine the geographic limits where development could occur and to ensure compliance to the Provincial Policy Statement.
• That the clerk write to the Applicants advising them that the EP zone does not permit structures including a dock.
• The applicant is advised to consult their Solicitor regarding the zoning status.
• That in accordance with the Municipality’s policy, notice and a copy of the draft plan will be mailed to the adjacent owners.
• That the area be subject to Site Plan Control.
Carried.

R2013-106 L. Smith, T. Piper:
Be it resolved:
1. That this Council does approve “in principle” the Application of John and Marta Zanelli to purchase the Shore Road Allowance in front of their property, described as Plan 42M559, Lot 13, 45 Hinchberger Bay Drive, 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.
• The Council shall select an independent search firm specializing in fishery issues and environmental issues to complete an independent investigation and report to determine the geographic limits where development could occur and to ensure compliance to the Provincial Policy Statement.
• That the clerk write to the Applicants advising them that the EP zone does not permit structures including a dock.
• The applicant is advised to consult their Solicitor regarding the zoning status.
• That in accordance with the Municipality’s policy, notice and a copy of the draft plan will be mailed to the adjacent owners.
• That the area be subject to Site Plan Control.
Carried.

R2013-107 D. Culham, T. Butler:
Be it resolved:
1. That this Council does approve “in principle” the Application of John and Marta Zanelli to purchase the Shore Road Allowance in front of their property, described as Plan 42M559, Lot 14, 45 Hinchberger Bay Drive, 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.

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• The Council shall select an independent search firm specializing in fishery issues and environmental issues to complete an independent investigation and report to determine the geographic limits where development could occur and to ensure compliance to the Provincial Policy Statement.
• That the clerk write to the Applicants advising them that the EP zone does not permit structures including a dock.
• The applicant is advised to consult their Solicitor regarding the zoning status.
• That in accordance with the Municipality’s policy, notice and a copy of the draft plan will be mailed to the adjacent owners.
• That the area be subject to Site Plan Control.
Carried.

A By-Law regarding a Shared Service Agreement for a Chief Building Official was deferred pending further documentation.

R2013-108 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2013-109 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated, April 24, April 30 and May 7, 2013, totaling $64,096.99, be approved. Carried.

R2013-110 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we donate $100.00 to the Powassan Agricultural Society for the 2013 Fall Fair. Carried.

R2013-111 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the resignation of Mike Poulin from the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2013-112 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-18, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on May 7, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 7th day of May, 2013. Carried.

R2013-113 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:20 p.m. Next regular meeting May 21, 2013. 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.

Minutes to be approved by Council at the next regular Council Meeting.