MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, September 1, 2009.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, John Paul Negrinotti, Charles Wedzinga, Cynthia Wedzinga, Russ Charlton, Charles Barton and Kris Croskery.

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

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None.

Staff reports:
John Paul Negrinotti, Youth Intern: written and verbal report.
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: written and verbal report.
Tender N-04-09 Ski Hill Quarried Granite opened, results recorded.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Kalvin Young – Eastholme, AMO Conference and Delegation.
Leslee Lawrence Straus – Nipissing Museum, EMS, North Almaguin Planning Board.
Pat Haufe – Source Water Protection.
Dougal Culham – AMO Conference and Delegation.
Wendy Prieur – District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board, Mayors Action Group.

R2009-234 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the minutes of August 11, 2009 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-235 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-52, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on August 11, 2009. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 1st day of September, 2009. Carried.

R2009-236 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we accept the Tender number N-04-09 submission from: Evan Hughes
In the amount of $88,827.00. Carried.

R2009-237 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the quotation from Curran Electric Services in the amount of $2047.50 for the installation of a new 200 amp square D service and the upgrade and installation of lighting for the Municipal Garage. Carried.

Minutes – September 1, 2009 – Page 2

R2009-238 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the quotation from Regal Overhead Doors in the amount of $19,530.00 for the supply and installation of four overhead doors and electric door openers for the Municipal Garage. Carried.

R2009-239 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young:
WHEREAS on September 25, 2007, this Council did pass a Resolution with respect to an application by Charlie Wedzinga for closure of the Shore Road Allowance abutting property located at 691 Sunset Cove Road;

AND WHEREAS after consideration Council proposes to amend the said Resolution as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED:

1. that paragraph 2 of the said Resolution reading “completion of a Site Specific Zoning By-law”, is hereby deleted in its entirety.
2. In all other respects the said Resolution shall remain unchanged.
Carried.

R2009-240 D. Culham, P. Haufe:
WHEREAS on May 27, 2008, this Council did pass a Resolution with respect to an application by Mary Louise Kendall for closure of the Shore Road Allowance abutting property located at 701A Sunset Cove Road;

AND WHEREAS after consideration Council proposes to amend the said Resolution as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED:

1. that paragraph 2 of the said Resolution reading “completion of a Site Specific Zoning By-law”, is hereby deleted in its entirety.
2. In all other respects the said Resolution shall remain unchanged.
Carried.

R2009-241 P. Haufe, D. Culham:
WHEREAS on September 11, 2007, this Council did pass a Resolution with respect to an application by Margaret Charlton for closure of the Shore Road Allowance abutting property located at 631B Sunset Cove Road;

AND WHEREAS after consideration Council proposes to amend the said Resolution as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED:

1. that paragraph 3 of the said Resolution reading “completion of a Site Specific Zoning By-Law”, is hereby deleted in its entirety.
2. In all other respects the said Resolution shall remain unchanged.
Carried.

Minutes – September 1, 2009 – Page 3

R2009-242 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus:
WHEREAS on September 11, 2007, this Council did pass a Resolution with respect to an application by Sage Homes Limited for closure of the Shore Road Allowance being Part of Lot 10, Concession 18, in the Township of Nipissing;

AND WHEREAS after consideration Council proposes to amend the said Resolution as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED:

3. that paragraph 3 of the said Resolution reading “completion of a Site Specific Zoning By-Law”, is hereby deleted in its entirety.
4. In all other respects the said Resolution shall remain unchanged.
Carried.

R2009-243 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young:
That we pass By-Law No. 2009-53 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, District of Parry Sound, being Part 1 on Plan 42R-18773.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 1st day of September, 2009. Carried.

R2009-244 D. Culham, P. Haufe:
That we pass By-Law No. 2009-54 being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Lot 11, Concession 18 and part of the Original Road Allowance between Lots 10 and 11, Concession 18, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound, being Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 42R-18780.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 1st day of September, 2009.
Carried.

R2009-245 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus:
That we pass By-law Number 2009-55 being a by-law to enter into a Contribution Agreement for Infrastructure Projects – Intake 2.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 1st day of September, 2009.
Carried.

R2009-246 P. Haufe, D. Culham:
That we pass By-law Number 2009-56 being a by-law to enter into a Contribution Agreement for the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 1st day of September, 2009.
Carried.

R2009-247 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the resignation of Kalvin Young from the Lake Nipissing Stewardship Council. Carried.

R2009-248 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.
Minutes – September 1, 2009 – Page 4

R2009-249 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we authorize the attendance at the Near North Crime Stoppers 6th annual Gala Evening for Leslee Lawrence Straus and Guest. Carried.

R2009-250 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we authorize Kalvin Young, Leslee Lawrence Straus, John Paul Negrinotti, Pat Haufe to attend the Fall meeting of the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association being held in Whitestone on October 5, 2009. Carried.

R2009-251 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the statement of accounts dated September 1, 2009 be approved. $311,593.68. Carried.

R2009-252 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we authorize Charles Barton and Kris Croskery to attend the AMCTO Zone 7 2009 Fall Workshop being held in Mattawa-Bonfield on October 29, 2009. Carried.

R2009-253 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young:
That this part of our meeting will be closed to the public as authorized by Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, 2001, c. 25, for consideration of the following subject matter:
b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
Time: 8:20 p.m.
Carried.

R2009-254 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 8:35 p.m. Carried.

R2009-255 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:35 p.m. Next meeting September 15, 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.