MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Wednesday, April 22, 2009.

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

Staff and visitors present: Murray Byers, Patricia Byers, Lori Degagne, Lorne Byers Sr., Lorne Byers Jr., Dave Yemm, Charles Barton, Bob Rice, Ken Grant, Kevin Martin, Sharon Martin, Will Bateman, John Tomlinson, John Paul Negrinotti, Kris Croskery, and John Chellew.

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

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None declared.

Staff reports:
John Paul Negrinotti, Youth Intern: Verbal report
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: Written and verbal reports.
Bob Rice, Fire Chief: Verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal report.

Committee reports:
None

2009 Budget discussion and presentation of final draft.

R2009-108B K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the minutes of April 7, 2009 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-109 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-30, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on April 22, 2009. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 22nd day of April, 2009. Carried.

R2009-110 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we donate $1000.00 to the South Shore Education Centre Student Nutrition Program. Carried.

R2009-111 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That Council will support in principle an application submitted by Murray and Patricia Byers for the closure of the shore road allowance abutting property located at 101B Clair’s Lane, Concession 19, Part Lot 4, RP42R8567, Parts 1 to 9, Parcel PCL 15304 NS as designated on the attached map labeled Proposal #3, in the Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound subject to all costs to be borne by the applicant. Carried.

R2009-112 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we approve the 2009 Budget as presented. Carried.

R2009-113 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we appoint Sharon Martin as Primary Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC) and David Denton as Alternate Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC). Carried.

R2009-114 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2009-115 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the statement of accounts dated April 22, 2009 be approved. $91,775.26. Carried.

R2009-116 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we appoint the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk as the Lottery Licensing Officer. Carried.

R2009-117 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we authorize Kalvin Young and Dougal Culham to attend the 2009 AMO Annual Conference. Carried.

R2009-118 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we authorize the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk and Kalvin Young and Dougal Culham to attend the Accessibility Advisory Committees Regional Forum to be held in North Bay on May 13, 2009. Carried.

R2009-119 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we authorize the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to attend the AMCTO Zone 7 Spring Workshop to be hosted by West Parry Sound. Carried.

R2009-120 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we authorize the issuance of Tender Number N-01-09 for the supply and apply of 10,000 tonnes of quarried granite to 4.7 kms of Wolfe Lake Road. Carried.

R2009-121 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we authorize the supplemental purchase of Personal Protection Equipment for the Nipissing Fire Department as per quotation from Superior Safety Inc. $3100.41 + GST. Carried.

R2009-122 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk be authorized to apply for three (3) projects under the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund announced by the Governments of Canada and Ontario; namely:
1. Nipissing Fire Station #1 Addition
2. Nipissing Public Works Garage Road Rehabilitation
3. Wassi Falls Subdivision Quarried Road Rehabilitation
And that we attest that the projects would not have been completed over the next two construction seasons without the federal and provincial funding.

The municipality is aware that this program requires a 1/3 municipal contribution.
Carried.

R2009-123 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk be authorized to apply for Intake Two of the Building Canada Fund – Communities Component announced by the Governments of Canada and Ontario for Wassi Falls Subdivision Quarried Road Rehabilitation.
And that we attest that the project would not have been completed over the next two construction seasons without the federal and provincial funding.

The municipality is aware that this program requires a 1/3 municipal contribution.
Carried.

R2009-124 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: 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:
Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
Time: 8:30 p.m. Carried.

R2009-125 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 8:50 p.m. Carried.

R2009-126 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:50 p.m. Next meeting May 5, 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.