MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 17, 2009.

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

Regrets: Councillor Kalvin Young.

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, Charles Barton, Bob Rice, Ken Grant, John Paul Negrinotti, John Chellew 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.
Ken Grant, Nipissing Fire Department: Verbal report.
Bob Rice, Fire Chief: Verbal report.
John Paul Negrinotti, Youth Intern: Verbal report.
John Chellew, Community Centre Facility: Verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal report.
Kris Croskery, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk: Verbal report.

Committee reports:
Leslee Lawrence Straus: Recreation Committee.
Pat Haufe: Lake Nipissing Stewardship Council.
Wendy Prieur: District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board.

R2009-76 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That the minutes of March 3, 2009 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-77 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-22, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on March 3, 2009. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of March, 2009. Carried.

R2009-78 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law Number 2009-23; being a by-law to set tax ratios for municipal purposes for the year 2009.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of March, 2009. Carried.

R2009-79 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2009-24, being a by-law to specify the annualized tax limit, prior year’s current value assessment tax limit, claw back percentages, the capping threshold parameters and the minimum tax level for new to class/new construction properties for the Township of Nipissing. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of March, 2009. Carried.

R2009-80 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law No. 2009-25 being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the original lakeshore road allowance in front of Lot 10, Concession 19, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound, designated as Part 1 on Plan 42R-18552 (Moore).
This By-law read a first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of March, 2009. Carried.

R2009-81 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-law Number 2009-27 being a by-law to enter into an Agreement for a Community Centre/Fitness Centre Maintenance Person and Township Office Cleaning Services for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of March, 2009. Carried.

R2009-82 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That we pass By-law Number 2009-26 being a By-law to provide for fees charged by the Corporation of the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of March, 2009. Carried.

R2009-83 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we accept proposal #1 for the purchase and installation of a water filtration system at a cost of $975.00 plus taxes for the Community Centre from Bernard Rochefort Limtied. Carried.

R2009-84 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That we donate $250 to the Municipal Working Group for Friday Social Event NorthEastern Firefighters Conference for the 2009 Conference. Carried.

R2009-85 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2009-86 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we authorize Leslee Lawrence Straus, Kalvin Young, Dougal Culham to attend the 2009 FONOM-MMAH Municipal Conference being held May 6-8, 2009 in Sudbury. Carried.

R2009-87 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated March 17, 2009 be approved. $293,026.69. Carried.

R2009-88 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:30 p.m. Next meeting April 7, 2009. Carried.

Mayor:

CAO-Clerk: