MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, John-Paul Negrinotti, Rob Serson, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

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.
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – verbal report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme Board of Management, Golden Sunshine Non-Profit
Housing Corporation (The Pines)
Tom Butler – Cemetery Committee

R2013-209 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the minutes of the meeting held October 22, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2013-210 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the special meeting held October 31, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2013-211 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we adopt the Township of Nipissing Accessibility Plan updated November 12, 2013 and the Township of Nipissing Accessibility Policies updated October 17, 2013. Carried.

R2013-212 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we approve By-Law Number 2013-35 being a By-law to enter into an agreement for the provision of 911 CERB Services.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of November, 2013. Carried.

R2013-213 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we set the Council meeting dates for 2014 as follows:
January 7 & 21, 2014; February 11 & 25, 2014; March 11 & 25, 2014; April 8 & 22, 2014; May 13 & 27, 2014; June 10 & 24, 2014; July 15, 2014; August 12, 2014; September 2 & 16, 2014; October 7 & 21, 2014. Carried.

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Councillor Tom Butler declared pecuniary interest as his Spouse is named in an Offer of Employment for the Township of Nipissing Museum. Councillor Butler left the Council Chambers.

R2013-214 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we approve an offer of employment to Tracy Butler for the position of Museum Curator. Carried.

Councillor Tom Butler returned to the Council Chamber.

R2013-215 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Liz Smith declared pecuniary interest as her employer is listed in the Accounts.

R2013-216 D. Culham, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated:October 25, November 7 and 12, 2013, totaling $85,860.10, be approved. Carried.

R2013-217 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the resignation of Jeff Dane from the Nipissing Township Fire Department. Carried.

R2013-218 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the Township Office will have the following Christmas Holiday hours:
Monday, December 23, 2013 – 8:30 – 4:30
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 – Closing at 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 – Closed
Thursday, December 26, 2013 – Closed
Friday, December 27, 2013 – Closed
Monday, December 30, 2013 – 8:30 – 4:30
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 – Closing at 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 – Closed
Thursday, January 2, 2014 – 8:30 to 4:30
Friday, January 3, 2014 – 8:30 to 4:30 Carried.

R2013-219 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-36, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on November 12, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 12th day of November, 2013. Carried.

R2013-220 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:01 p.m. Next regular meeting November 26, 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.