MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, May 27, 2014.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Denton, Bill Nunn, 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: Councillor Liz Smith.

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written and verbal report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Sturgeon, Nipissing and French Group, Eastholme Board of Management
Pat Haufe – Lake Nipissing Summit planning

R2014-105 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the minutes of the meeting held May 13, 2014 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2014-106 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we recommend consent application No. B/6/Nipissing/2014 an Easement, applicant Jean Halcrow, for approval, subject to the following conditions;
1. The easement must comply with Consent Policy 5.2.3 (e) in the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan.
2. This application should run concurrent with application No. B/5/Nipissing/2014.
3. The proposal to offer easements to the three landowners who have traditionally used this road to access their property should be accepted. Carried.

R2014-107 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we award Tender N-01-14 – Surface Treatment to: Duncor Enterprises Inc. For a total of $106,948.80, including applicable taxes. Carried.

R2014-108 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we award Tender N-02-14 – Winter Sand to: A. Miron Topsoil Limited. For a total of $34,550.88 including applicable taxes. Carried.

R2014-109 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we award Tender N-03-14 – Quarried Granite to: A. Miron Topsoil Limited. For a total of $170,743.57 including applicable taxes. Carried.

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R2014-110 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we award Tender N-04-14 – Quarried Granite – Stockpile to: Evan Hughes Excavating. For a total of $37,855.00, including applicable taxes. Carried.

R2014-111 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

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

R2014-112 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated: May 14, 22 and 27, 2014, totaling $91,420.03, be approved. Carried.

R2014-113 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we donate $200 to the Powassan Sportsplex Booster Club Golf Tournament. Carried.

Council reviewed the Ministry of Labour – Health & Safety at Work workbooks in detail.
The Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness in 5 Steps booklet was read with exercises and quizzes discussed to ensure all items are included in the current Health and Safety training system.
The Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps booklet was reviewed.

R2014-114 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2014-26, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on May 27, 2014. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 27th day of May, 2014. Carried.

R2014-115 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:25 p.m. Next regular meeting June 10, 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.