MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, June 2, 2009.

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

Staff and visitors present: Charles Barton, Dave Yemm, John Paul Negrinotti, Kevin Martin, Sharon Martin, William Elsey and Kris Croskery.

Media present: Mary Beth Hartill

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

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None.

Staff reports:
Kevin Martin, Acting Fire Chief: verbal report.
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: written and verbal report.
Opening of Tender N-02-09, Sand and Gravel. 6 Tenders received and opened.
Opening of Tender N-03-09, Surface Treatment. 1 Tender received and opened.
John Paul Negrinotti, Youth Intern: written and verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: verbal report.
Kris Croskery, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk: verbal report.

Committee reports:
None

R2009-163 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the minutes of May 19, 2009 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-164 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-36, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on May 19, 2009. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of June, 2009. Carried.

R2009-165 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we accept the quotation from Near North Truck Center for the purchase of a Western Star Tandem truck in the amount of $101,714.00 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

R2009-166 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we accept the quotation from Gin-Cor Industries for the purchase of snow plow equipment in the amount of $77,995.76 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

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R2009-167 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the tender number N-02-09 submissions for:
Job #1, Screened Sand in Dome
To: Whitmell
Bid Amount $44,781.80
Job #2, Granular A to roads south and central
To: Whitmell
Bid Amount $74,862.00
Job #3, Granular A stockpiled at yard
To: Whitmell
Bid Amount $29,451.10
Job #4, Granular A on Sandy Bay and Jones Road
To: Whitmell
Bid Amount $26,097.75
Carried.

R2009-168 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we accept the tender number N-03-09 submission for surface treatments:
To: Bruell Contracting Limited
Bid Amount $116,862.00
Carried.

A large crowd attended the meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. A sign-in sheet was circulated.

Mr. Peter Steel made a presentation on the water available on his property and his vision of distribution for the future of the water.

R2009-169 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we pass By-law Number 2009-37 being a By-law to provide for fees charged by the Corporation of the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of June, 2009. Carried.

R2009-170 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2009-171 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the statement of accounts dated June 2, 2009 be approved. $109,242.19. Carried.

R2009-172 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we authorize John Paul Negrinotti and Charles Barton to attend the Northeastern Ontario Municipal Planning Authority Technical Workshop 2009 in Sudbury; September 21-23, 2009. Carried.

R2009-173 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: WHEREAS a letter of resignation from the Nipissing Fire Department has been received;
NOW THEREFORE the following Fire Fighter shall be removed from our roster.
Andre Rieser
Carried.

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R2009-174 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the quote from AkFit Fitness Superstore for Fitness Centre equipment in the amount of $5,814.98 including taxes. Carried.

R2009-175 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we authorize John Paul Negrinotti to enroll in the Primer On Planning Course, fall intake, offered by the AMCTO at a cost of $320.25, taxes included. Carried.

R2009-176 P. Haufe, D. Culham: 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: 8:30 p.m. Carried.

R2009-177 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 9:20 p.m. Carried.

R2009-178 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:20 p.m. Next meeting June 16, 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.