Tuesday, October 8, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, October 8, 2013.

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

Staff and visitors present: Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Tom Piper.

Staff Reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme Board of Management
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee, Nipissing Township Museum Board
Pat Haufe – Source Water Protection, Emergency Management Senior Officials
Workshop, District of Parry Sound Municipal Association

R2013-187 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held September 17, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

The quotes received for a proposed ramp access to the Fitness Centre were reviewed. The quotes exceeded the grant amount remaining from the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund so the matter will be deferred pending future funding opportunities.

R2013-188 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we authorize Fisheries and Oceans Canada to conduct soil sampling on municipal land located at Wades Landing Small Craft Harbour, Lake Nipissing. Carried.

Councillor Tom Piper declared pecuniary interest for Consent Application B/28/Nipissing/2013 – Estate of Theron Piper as he is an applicant. Councillor Piper left the Council Chamber.

R2013-189 L. Smith, T. Butler: That we recommend consent application No. B/28/NIPISSING/2013, addition to a lot, applicant Tom and Peter Piper, for approval. The lot must comply with the consent policies of Section 5.2.2 and 5.2.3 in the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan. Carried.

Councillor Piper returned to the Council Chamber.

An update of 2014 Election preparations was given.

R2013-190 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.
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R2013-191 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated: September 24 and 26, and October 1 and 8, 2013, totaling $154,765.99 be approved. Carried.

R2013-192 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we authorize the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to attend the Annual Northeast Treasurer’s Forum. Carried.

R2013-193 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we support the Powassan District Union Public Library in its building expansion project. Carried.

R2013-194 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-32, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on October 8, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of October, 2013. Carried.

R2013-195 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:59 p.m. Next regular meeting October 22, 2013. Carried.



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.