MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, January 20, 2009.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, Charles Barton, Bob Rice, Roy Wariner, Frances Wariner and Kris Croskery.

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

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None declared.

Staff reports:
Bob Rice, Fire Chief: Verbal report.
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: Written and verbal reports.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal report.
Kris Croskery, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk: Written and verbal report.

Committee reports:
Kalvin Young: Easthome and Nipissing Stewardship Council.
Leslee Lawrence Straus: EMS-Land Ambulance, Recreation Committee.
Pat Haufe: Fire Committee
Wendy Prieur: District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board, Mayor’s Action Group.

R2009-19 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the minutes of January 6, 2009 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-20 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That the special meeting minutes of January 9, 2009 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-21 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we pass by-law Number 2009-4, being a by-law to confirm and approve the actions of the Mayor on April 25th, 2008.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 20th day of January, 2009. Carried.

R2009-22 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-5, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on January 6, 2009 and January 9, 2009. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 20th day of January, 2009. Carried.

R2009-23 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we pass By-law Number 2009-6 to adopt the 2008 Fire Department Risk Assessment. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 20th day of January, 2009. Carried.

R2009-24 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-law Number 2009-7 to adopt the job evaluation and revised pay equity plan. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 20th day of January, 2009. Carried.

An updated 5 year Capital Forecast was presented and discussed.

As advertised: The 2009 Municipal Preliminary Budget was presented and discussed.
Councillor Haufe submitted a proposal from the Gurd & Area Historical Society regarding the Commanda Heritage Centre.

R2009-25 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we authorize Leslee Lawrence Straus and Kalvin Young to attend a Municipal Alcohol Policy Workshop on February 9, 2009. Carried.

R2009-26 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2009-27 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the statement of accounts dated January 20, 2009 be approved. $147,985.82. Carried.

R2009-28 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:35 p.m.
Next meeting February 3, 2009. Carried.

Mayor:

CAO-Clerk: