MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

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

Staff and visitors present: Pat O’Connor; Dave Yemm; John-Paul Negrinotti; Will Bateman; Rob Serson and Kris Croskery-Hodgins.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Liz Smith.

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.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Golden Sunshine Housing Corp. (Pines), SNFW Water Management Group
Liz Smith – Museum Board
Pat Haufe – Source Water Protection, ECO Committee, Regional Drug Strategy

R2013-125 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the minutes of the meeting held May 21, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2013-126 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-21, being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Lot 12, Concession 17, Township of Nipissing, being Part 1 on Plan 42R-19881.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 11th day of June, 2013. Carried.

R2013-127 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we award Tender Number N-01-13 for Surface Treatment to Bruell Contracting Ltd., in the amount of $76,878.10. Carried.

R2013-128 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we award Tender Number N-02-13 for Winter Sand to A. Miron Topsoil Ltd., in the amount of $35,201.76. Carried.

R2013-129 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we award Tender Number N-03-13 for Quarried Crushed Granite to A. Miron Topsoil Ltd., in the amount of $206,270.20. Carried.

R2013-130 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we rescind Resolution Number R2013-122 requesting a delegation with the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing in order to allow for ongoing discussions with Ministry representatives further to the request for consent granting authority.

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R2013-131 T. Butler, D. Culham: 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:
b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board; and
f) advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;
Time: 7:35 p.m. Carried.

R2013-132 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 7:58 p.m. Carried.

Draft Newsletters for circulation with the Final Tax Bills in June 2013 were reviewed and approved by Council.

R2013-133 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Liz Smith declared pecuniary interest as her employer is listed in the Accounts Payable.

R2013-134 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated: May 24, June 3, June 6 and June 11, 2013, totaling $152,248.40, be approved. Carried.

R2013-135 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we obtain quotes to install a ramp for access to the fitness centre. Carried.

R2013-136 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-22, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on June 11, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 11th day of June, 2013. Carried.

R2013-137 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:25 p.m. Next regular meeting June 25, 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.