MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.

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

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

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written and 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:
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee

R2013-227 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held November 26, 2013 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2013-228 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we adopt the minutes of the Open House/Town Hall Meeting held November 19, 2013. Carried.

R2013-229 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-38, being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Lot 11, Concession 18, Township of Nipissing, being Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 42R-20057.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of December, 2013. Carried.

William Dyment was present to discuss an Order to Comply at 237B Ruston Road. A Staff Report on the matter was circulated to Council for reference. Mr. Dyment was provided a copy of the report. Removal of the structure was agreed upon.

R2013-230 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law 2013-39, being a By-law to authorize the speed limits on municipal roads within the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of December, 2013. Carried.
A recorded vote was requested. For: Haufe, Butler, Piper, Smith. Against: Culham.

2013 Budget to date was circulated to Council for review.

Minutes – December 17, 2013 – Page 2

R2013-231 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we receive the Draft 2013 Asset Management Plan prepared by Aecom. Carried.

R2013-232 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we authorize the Mayor and CAO-Clerk to sign an agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs for participation and funding in the Small, Rural and Northern Municipal Infrastructure Fund – Capacity Funding program. Carried.

R2013-233 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we transfer $80,000 to reserve for Roads Capital Construction. Carried.

R2013-234 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we transfer the machine credit for the Roads Equipment to reserve at the end of 2013. Carried.

R2013-235 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we transfer the machine credit for the Landfill Excavator to reserve at the end of 2013. Carried.

R2013-236 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we transfer $10,000 to reserve for Fire Equipment. Carried.

R2013-237 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law Number 2013-40, being a By-law to authorize temporary borrowing from time to time to meet current expenditures during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of December, 2013. Carried.

R2013-238 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we appoint Stacey Moffatt to the position of Rink Caretaker for the 2013-2014 Season. Carried.

R2013-239 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we authorize the Operations Superintendent and the EDO/CEMC/Planning Assistant to attend the 2014 ROMA/OGRA Combined Conference. Carried.

R2013-240 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we authorize the Mayor and CAO-Clerk to sign a final settlement claim with Hydro One for road damages, Pilgers Road. Carried.

R2013-241 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the Council of the Township of Nipissing has no concerns with a shooting club located at Lot 23, Concession 7 in the Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound and that the Township of Nipissing does not have a by-law regulating the discharge of firearms. Carried.

R2013-242 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2013-243 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the statement of accounts dated: December 3, 5, 9, 11 and 17, 2013, totaling $105,864.62, be approved. Carried.

R2013-244 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the resignation of Julie Dudley from the Township of Nipissing Recreation Committee. Carried.

Minutes – December 17, 2013 – Page 3

R2013-245 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2013-41, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on December 17, 2013. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of December, 2013. Carried.

R2013-246 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:12 p.m. Next regular meeting January 7, 2014. 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.