MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

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

Staff and visitors present: Patti Gysel, Rob Serson, Will Bateman, 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 Tom Butler

The issue of Blue Green Algae in McQuaby Lake was brought from Other Business and discussed. Education in the Fall and Spring newsletters will be included.

Staff Reports: Rob Serson, Fire Chief – verbal and written report.
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – written 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 – Golden Sunshine Non-Profit Housing Corporation (The Pines), Eastholme Home for the Aged Board of Management
Liz Smith – AMO Annual Conference
Pat Haufe – Source Water Protection Committee

R2014-150 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held August 12, 2014 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2014-151 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we add Operational Guidelines and Policies #41 – Fire Prevention and Public Education and #42 – Smoke Alarm Program and Home Escape Planning to Appendix “A”, By-Law Number 2012-48 as per the recommendation of the Fire Chief. Carried.

R2014-152 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-34, being a By-law to establish and/or continue a Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of September, 2014. Carried.

R2014-153 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-35, being a By-law to appoint a Fire Chief for the Township of Nipissing Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of September, 2014. Carried.

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R2014-154 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-36, being a By-law to appoint a Deputy Fire Chief for the Township of Nipissing Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of September, 2014. Carried.

Discussion on attendance for the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association meeting was deferred to the September 16, 2014 meeting for scheduling input.

R2014-155 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Tom Butler declared pecuniary interest as his Spouse is an Employee of the Township.

R2014-156 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the statement of accounts dated: August 14 & 28 and September 2, 2014. Totalling $120,794.70, be approved. Carried.

R2014- 157 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2014-37, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on September 2, 2014. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of September, 2014. Carried.

R2014-158 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:35 p.m. Next regular meeting September 16, 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.