MINUTES
TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING
Tuesday, December 2, 2014

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

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

Staff and visitors present: Oscar Poloni, Dave Yemm, John-Paul Negrinotti, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

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

First item of business was to receive the Declaration of Office from each council member.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Tom Butler

Staff Reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – verbal and 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.

The 2014 Municipal Election Accessibility report was circulated and presented to Council members.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – SNFW, Eastholme Board of Management

R2014-196 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-44, being a By-law to appoint members to the Township of Nipissing Committee of Adjustment.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of December 2014. Carried.

R2014-197 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-45, being a By-law to appoint a Deputy Mayor.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of December 2014. Carried.

R2014-198 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-46, being a By-law to appoint an auditor licensed under the Public Accountancy Act for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of December 2014. Carried.

R2014-199 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-47, being a By-law to authorize temporary borrowing from time to time to meet current expenditures during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of December 2014. Carried.

R2014-200 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the minutes of the meeting held November 18, 2014 be adopted as published. Carried.

Minutes – December 2, 2014 – Page 2

R2014-201 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we recommend consent application No. B/20/Nipissing/2014, applicants Calvin and Irwin Lamb, for approval subject to the following conditions;
1. The lot must comply with the consent Policies of Section 5.2.2 and 5.2.3 in the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan.
2. Confirmation that the proposed severed and retained lands shall generally front on a public road which is maintained on a year round basis by a public road authority for 60metres.
3. Any travelled road situated on the subject property should be transferred to the municipality for road purposes. (Official Plan Section 3.3.8.)
4. A copy of the Notice of Decision be forwarded to the Township of Nipissing Office. Carried.

R2014-202 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-48, being a By-law to appoint Fence Viewers for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of December 2014. Carried.

R2014-203 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-49, being a By-law to provide for fees charged by the Corporation of the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of December, 2014. Carried.

R2014-204 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law Number 2014-50, being a By-law to appoint the position of Museum Curator.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of December, 2014. Carried.

R2014-205 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we appoint the following members to committees, positions and boards for the period of December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2018:

Cemetery Board Tom Butler, Liz Smith, Charles Barton, Dave Yemm, Doug Billingsley, Gord Thompson, Kris Croskery-Hodgins

Library Board Wendy Billingsley, Linda Morrin

Livestock Valuers Tom Butler, Dougal Culham

Museum Board Tom Piper, Liz Smith, Mary Heasman, Paul Norris, Norah Jackson, Jean Siple, Michelle Robinson

Recreation Committee Tom Piper, Liz Smith, Ron Phillips, Jane Howse, Jen Little, Rhonda Hyatt, Kerry Kloiber

Eco-Committee Pat Haufe, Tom Butler, Paul Norris, Karin Ann Brent, Linda Andersen, Susan Christian, Bob Meister, Steve Kirkey, Tom Marchant, John-Paul Negrinotti

Fire Permit Issuers Hunters’ Bay Marine, Elizabeth Shrum, Young’s South Shore Centre, Foote’s General Store, Marc Purdon, Margaret Kelly, Township Office

Fire Prevention Officer Rob Serson, Will Bateman

Tile Drainage Inspector Dave Yemm
Carried.
Minutes – December 2, 2014 – Page 3

R2014-206 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we appoint Jennifer Chapman, Brad Rounding, Mike Rowe and Dylan McLeod to the Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2014-207 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we authorize the Mayor and CAO-Clerk to sign the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund – Formula-Based Funding Contribution Agreement. Carried.

R2014-208 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Nipissing reviewed the By-law regarding the one-third remuneration paid to elected members of council and local boards deemed as expenses incident to the discharge of their duties as members of the council or local board and being a tax free allowance as per Section 283(7) of the Municipal Act, 2001 and Council wishes this by-law to remain. Carried.

R2014-209 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we set the Council meeting dates for 2015 as follows:
January 6 & 20, 2015
February 10 & 24, 2015
March 10 & 24, 2015
April 7 & 21, 2015
May 12 & 26, 2015
June 9 & 23, 2015
July 14, 2015
August 11, 2015
September 1 & 15, 2015
October 6 & 20, 2015
November 3 & 17, 2015
December 1 & 15, 2015
Carried.

R2014-210 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we appoint Mayor Pat Haufe to represent Area 6 on the District of Parry Sound DSSAB for the period from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018. Carried.

R2014-211 T. Butler, D. Culham: That Council supports the appointment of Ted Weiler, Municipality of Powassan, to represent Area 6 on the District of Parry Sound DSSAB for the period from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018. Carried.

R2014-212 L. Smith, T. Butler: That Council supports the appointment of Tom Piper, Township of Nipissing to represent Area 1 on the Eastholme Home for the Aged – Board of Management. Carried.

R2014-213 T. Piper, L. Smith: That Council supports the appointment of Virginia Onley, Municipality of Callander to represent Area 1 on the Eastholme Home for the Aged – Board of Management. Carried.

R2014-214 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we nominate Doug Walli to represent the Township of Nipissing on the Board of Directors for the Golden Sunshine Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation for the period from December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2018. Carried.

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R2014-215 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we nominate Heather Busch to represent the Municipal Councils of the Municipalities of Callander and Powassan, the Villages of South River and Sundridge and the Townships of Machar and Nipissing on the Board of Health for the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit for the period from December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2018. Carried.

R2014-216 T. Butler, D. Culham: That Council supports the appointment of Maurice Turgeon, to represent the Township of Nipissing and the Municipalities of Callander and Powassan on the Parry Sound District Emergency Medical Service Advisory Committee for the period of January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018. Carried.

R2014-217 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we appoint Doug Walli, Leslee Lawrence Straus and Tom Butler to represent the Township of Nipissing on the North Almaguin Planning Board for the period December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2018. Carried.

R2014-218 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we appoint Pat Haufe, to represent the Township of Nipissing, a Board Member on the North Bay Mattawa Source Water Protection Authority for the period of December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2018. Carried.

R2014-219 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we appoint John-Paul Negrinotti as Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC) and Kris Croskery-Hodgins as Alternate CEMC. Carried.

R2014-220 T. Piper, T. Butler: That we authorize: Liz Smith and Kris Croskery-Hodgins to attend AMO Annual Conference in Niagara Falls. Carried.

R2014-221 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we authorize: Liz Smith, Dougal Culham and Tom Piper to attend FONOM Annual Conference in Sudbury. Carried.

R2014-222 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2014-223 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated: November 20 and December 2, 2014, totaling $108,263.35, be approved. Carried.

R2014-224 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the resignation of Paul Thomson from the Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2014-225 T. Piper, L. Smith: That council endorses the nomination of Bill Vrebosch to the ROMA Executive as the Zone 9 representative. Carried.

R2014-226 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we authorize the CAO-Clerk to promote the truck driver/labourer to equipment operator. Carried.

Remarks from the Mayor and Councillors on the new term priorities.

R2014- 227 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2014-51, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on December 2, 2014. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of December, 2014. Carried.

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R2014-228 T. Butler, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:39 p.m. Next regular meeting December 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.