MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, May 5, 2009.

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

Staff and visitors present: Charles Barton, Danny Rodgers, Dave Yemm, Patti Fideli, Mayor Vic Fideli, Staff Sgt. Irving Sloss, and Kris Croskery.

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

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: Councillor Young declared a pecuniary interest for item #10 on the agenda, Sportsplex Booster Club.

Staff reports:
R2009-127 D. Culham, P. Haufe: 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:
e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
Time: 6:35 p.m. Carried.

R2009-128 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 7:20 p.m. Carried.

Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: written and verbal report.

Presentations:

Mayor Vic Fideli, City of North Bay expressed appreciation for support of the runway project.

Staff Sergeant Irving Sloss, Ontario Provincial Police presented the annual summary of service for Nipissing Township and Year 2 of the Business Plan.

Staff Reports resumed:

Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: verbal report.
Danny Rodgers, Chief Building Official: verbal report.

Committee reports:
Kalvin Young: South Shore Nutrition Program.
Leslee Lawrence Straus: Recreation Committee, Museum Board.

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R2009-129 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the minutes of April 22, 2009 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-130 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-31, 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 5th day of May, 2009. Carried.

R2009-131 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-32, being a by-law to adopt the estimates for all sums required for the year, to provide for the adoption of tax rates and to further provide for penalty and interest in default of payment thereof for 2009. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of May, 2009. Carried.

R2009-132 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That Council will support in principle an application submitted by Lorney and Linda Byers for the closure of the shore road allowance abutting property located at Concession 19, Part Lot 4, 42R5612, Part 1, PIN 52221-0289(LT) in the Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound. All costs to be borne by the applicant. Carried.

Councillor Kalvin Young declared Pecuniary Interest for the Sportsplex Booster Club as he is the Chairperson. Councillor Young left the room.

R2009-133 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we donate $400.00 to the Sportsplex Booster Club Golf Tournament. Carried.

Councillor Young returned to the room.

R2009-134 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2009-135 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we donate $100.00 to the Trout Creek Agriculture Society for their 2009 Fall Fair. Carried.

R2009-136 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the statement of accounts dated May 5, 2009 be approved. $65,173.11. Carried.

R2009-137 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we authorize the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to submit an application to the HRSDC Enabling Accessibility Fund to improve the accessibility ramp and entrance to the Township Office. Carried.

R2009-138 D. Culham, P. Haufe: 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:
b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
Time: 8:45 p.m. Carried.

R2009-140 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 9:07 p.m. Carried.

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R2009-140 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:15 p.m. Next meeting May 19, 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.