MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, September 15, 2009.

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

Staff and visitors present: Jason Corbett, Judy Sharpe, David Glover, Ken Grant, Will Bateman, Kevin Martin, Dave Yemm, John Paul Negrinotti, Charles Barton and Kris Croskery.

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

Presentation of donation to Judy Sharpe and Jason Corbett for One Kids Place.

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None.

Staff reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: written and verbal report.
John Paul Negrinotti, Youth Intern: written and verbal report.
Kevin Martin, Acting Fire Chief: verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Kalvin Young – Eastholme upcoming.
Leslee Lawrence Straus – Recreation Committee upcoming.
Pat Haufe – none.
Dougal Culham – none.
Wendy Prieur – District of Parry Sound Social Services Board, Mayors Action Group.

R2009-256 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the minutes of September 1, 2009 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-257 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-57 , being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on September 1, 2009. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 15th day of September, 2009. Carried.

Presentation by David Glover, Mosey and Mosey regarding Group Benefits Renewal.

Minutes – September 15, 2009 – Page 2

R2009-258 P. Haufe, D. Culham:
WHEREAS on September 11, 2007, this Council did pass a Resolution with respect to an application by Frank Schumacher for closure of the Shore Road Allowance abutting property located at 152 Promised Land 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.

R2009-259 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus:
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;
e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
Time: 8:25 p.m.
Carried.

Pecuniary Interest declared by Councillor Leslee Lawrence Straus for a matter to be discussed in private session. Councillor Straus left the room for the discussion at 8:50 p.m.

R2009-260 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 9:00 p.m. Carried.

R2009-261 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we pass By-law Number 2009-58 being a By-law to adopt a position description. Carried.

R2009-262 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-law Number 2009-59 being a By-law to adopt a revised pay equity plan for the Township of Nipissing. Carried.

R2009-263 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to sign an offer of employment for the position of Planning Assistant, Economic Development Co-Ordinator and CEMC. Carried.

R2009-264 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2009-60 being a By-law to adopt a Housing Study for the Township of Nipissing.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 15th day of September, 2009.
Carried.

Minutes – September 15, 2009 – Page 3

R2009-265 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we pass By-law No. 2009-61 being a by-law to accept conveyance of part of Lot 13, Concession 14, in the township of Nipissing for road purposes.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 15th day of September, 2009.
Carried.

R2009-266 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2009-267 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated September 15, 2009 be approved. $103,171.91. Carried.
R2009-268 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the quote from Brian Piper for the supply and installation of a gas fired boiler and air handler at a cost of $20,000 plus GST. Carried.

R2009-269 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:30 p.m. Next meeting October 6, 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.