MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, February 3, 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, Will Bateman, Danny Rodgers and Kris Croskery.

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

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None declared.

Staff reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: Written and verbal reports.
Danny Rodgers, Chief Building Official: Verbal report.

R2009-29 D. Culham, P. Haufe: 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;
Time: 7:10 p.m. Carried

R2009-30 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we resume to an open public meeting.
Time: 8:15 p.m. Carried.

Staff Reports continued:
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal report.
Kris Croskery, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk: Verbal report.

Committee reports:
Kalvin Young: Easthome, Nipissing Stewardship Council and the Pines.
Leslee Lawrence Straus: Recreation Committee.
Pat Haufe: Source Water Protection.
Wendy Prieur: District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board, Mayor’s Action Group.

Minutes – February 3, 2009 Meeting – Page 2

R2009-31 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the minutes of January 20, 2009 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-32 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-8, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on January 20, 2009. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 3rd day of February, 2009. Carried.

R2009-33 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we authorize: Charles Barton, Bob Rice, Kevin Martin, Andre Rieser and Ken Grant to attend the 11th annual Northeastern Fire Education Conference to be held March 26-29, 2009. Carried.

R2009-34 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we pass By-law Number 2009-9 to Appoint a Fire Chief. Carried.

R2009-35 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2009-10 to Appoint a Deputy Fire Chief. Carried.

R2009-36 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-11 to enter into a Municipal Forest Fire Management Agreement. Carried.

R2009-37 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we appoint Ron Phillips as a member of the Nipissing Recreation Committee. Carried.

R2009-38 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-law number 2009-12 being a by-law to amend By-law 2008-1226, Public Notice. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 3rd day of February 2009. Carried.

R2009-39 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That Council will support in principle an application submitted by 1290202 Ontario Inc. for the closure of the shore road allowance abutting property located at Con 15, Part Lot 13, Parcel 7559 NS in the Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound subject to all costs to be borne by the applicant. Carried.

R2009-40 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2009-41 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the statement of accounts dated February 3, 2009 be approved. $90,856.33. Carried.

R2009-42 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we participate in the City of North Bay Household Hazardous Waste program based on a $2.00 per household fee, the total for 2009 being $2324. Carried.

R2009-43 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we authorize the Fire Prevention Officer to report an environmental concern to the Technical Standards Safety Association for enforcement. Carried.

Minutes – February 3, 2009 Meeting – Page 3

R2009-44 D. Culham, P. Haufe: WHEREAS the Fire Chief has advised that certain Fire Fighters are no longer active members;

NOW THEREFORE the following Fire Fighters shall be removed from our roster.

Don Boulay
Fern Gauthier
Connor Sarazin
Carried.

R2009-45 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we apply to the Local Initiatives Project Fund for a grant in the amount of $3,000. Carried.

R2009-46 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:35 p.m.
Next meeting February 17, 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.