Tuesday, February 25, 2014

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, February 25, 2014.

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

Staff and visitors present: Karin-Ann Brent, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Mayor Pat Haufe.

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written report.
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – written report.

Committee Reports:
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee
Pat Haufe – District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board

R2014-42 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the minutes of the meeting held February 11, 2014 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2014-43 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-14, being a By-Law to adopt the 2013 Asset Management Plan for Roads, Bridges and Buildings in the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 25th day of February, 2014. Carried.

R2014-44 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we authorize Councillor Liz Smith to attend the 2014 FONOM/MMAH Northeastern Municipal Conference in Sault Ste. Marie. Carried.

The Draft 5-Year Capital Forecast was presented and discussed.

The Draft 2014 Budget was presented and discussed.

R2014-45 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we authorize the submission of a Trillium Grant application for Fitness Centre equipment improvements. Carried.

R2014-46 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Mayor Haufe declared pecuniary interest and left the Council chamber for discussion of the Accounts Payable. His Spouse is on the Board of Management for the Gurd and Area Historical Corporation.

R2014-47 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the statement of accounts dated: February 14 and 25, 2014, totaling $75,330.26, be approved. Carried.

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Mayor Haufe returned to the Council chamber.

R2014-48 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the Fire Chief’s recommendation to appoint Paul Thomson and Francis Aultman as Acting Captains for the Nipissing Fire Department for a period of one year starting March 1, 2014. Carried.

R2014-49 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law No. 2014-15, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on February 25, 2014. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 25th day of February, 2014. Carried.

R2014-50 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:59 p.m. Next regular meeting March 11, 2014. 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.