MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dale Cunningham; Susan Cunningham; Debbie Clark; Karin-Ann Brent; Dave Yemm; John-Paul Negrinotti; Charles Barton and Kris Croskery-Hodgins.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Tom Butler and Councillor Liz Smith.

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 – Easholme Board
Tom Butler – ECO Committee

R2013-169 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held August 13, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2013-170 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the minutes of the closed session meeting held August 13, 2013 be adopted. Carried.

R2013-171 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-28, being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Road Allowance between Lot 24, Concession 4 & 5, Township of Nipissing, being Part 2 on Plan 42R-19917.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 3rd day of September, 2013. Carried.

R2013-172 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-29, being a By-law to authorize the Township to enter into a Site Plan Agreement with Karl and Bjorg Winterstein.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 3rd day of September, 2013. Carried.

R2013-173 D. Culham, T. Butler: 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.
Councillor Liz Smith declared pecuniary interest as her employer is listed in the Accounts Payable.

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R2013-174 D. Culham, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated: August 15, 27 and 28 and September 3, 2013, totaling $333,189.50 be approved. Carried.

R2013-175 L. Smith, T. Piper: That this part of our meeting will be closed to the public as authorized by Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, c. 24, for consideration of the following subject matter:
e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
f) advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;
Time: 7:09 p.m. Carried.

R2013-176 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 7:39 p.m. Carried.

R2013-177 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we authorize the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to attend the AMCTO Zone 7 Fall Meeting. Carried.

R2013-178 L. Smith, T. Butler: That we authorize Councillor Butler and his spouse to attend the Annual Crime Stoppers Gala. Carried.

R2013-179 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-30, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on September 3, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 3rd day of September, 2013. Carried.

R2013-180 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:58 p.m. Next regular meeting September 17, 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.