MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm; John-Paul Negrinotti; Charles Barton and Kris Croskery-Hodgins.

Guests: Armand Despres, Despres Pacey Insurance

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Tom Butler.

Presentation: Insurance Broker, Armand Despres regarding the 2013/2014 Insurance Renewal from Frank Cowan Insurance Company.

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written and verbal report.
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
Liz Smith – 125th Anniversary Committee
Pat Haufe – Mayor’s Group – Northern Growth Plan, DSSAB

R2013-138 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the minutes of the meeting held June 11, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2013-139 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the closed session meeting held June 11, 2013 be adopted. Carried.

R2013-140 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept the renewal proposal for the Township’s Insurance received from Frank Cowan Co. for 2013-2014. Carried.

R2013-141 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law 2013-23, being a By-law to enter into a Shared Services Agreement with the Municipality of Callander for the provision of Building Administration Services for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 25th day of June, 2013. Carried.

R2013-142 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the resignation of Bonnie Kirkey from the Nipissing Township Museum Board. Carried.

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Staff reported on the Wades Landing Draft Plan of Survey provided by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

R2013-143 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Tom Butler declared pecuniary interest as his spouse is listed in the Accounts Payable as an employee.

R2013-144 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the statement of accounts dated: June 21 and 25, 2013, totaling $287,973.75, be approved. Carried.

R2013-145 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept Architectural Services proposal from Evans Bertrand for design of accessibility ramp to Fitness Centre in the amount of $6,635.00 plus tax. Carried.

R2013-146 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept a quote from Jennifer N. Dowdall to provide legal services to undertake a comprehensive review of the Township’s Pay Equity Plan and related compensation issues. Quote amount $4,500.00. Carried.

R2013-147 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-24, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on June 25, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 25th day of June, 2013. Carried.

R2013-148 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:32 p.m. Next regular meeting July 16, 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.