Tuesday, February 3, 2015

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

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

Staff and visitors present: Doug Walli, 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 Tom Butler and Councillor Liz Smith.

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

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme Board of Management, SNFW Water Management Group
Liz Smith – Nipissing Recreation Committee
Pat Haufe – Source Water Protection Committee

R2015-18 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held January 20, 2015 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2015-19 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we accept the resignation of James Scott from the position of Captain of the Fire Department. Carried.

R2015-20 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law Number 2015-04, being a By-Law to specify the annualized tax limit, prior year’s current value assessment tax limit, claw back percentages, the capping threshold parameters and the minimum tax level for new to class/new construction properties for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 3rd day of February, 2015. Carried.

R2015-21 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2015-05, being a By-Law to set tax ratios for municipal purposes for the year 2015.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 3rd day of February, 2015. Carried.

R2015-22 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Tom Butler declared pecuniary interest. His spouse is an employee of the Township and is listed in the payroll payable.

Councillor Liz Smith declared pecuniary interest. Her employer is listed in the accounts payable.

Minutes – February 3, 2015 – Page 2

R2015-23 T. Piper, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated: January 27 & 28, February 3, 2015, totaling $98,661.05, be approved. Carried.

R2015-24 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law No. 2015-06, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on February 3, 2015. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 3rd day of February, 2015. Carried.

R2015-25 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:33 p.m. Next regular meeting February 17, 2015. Carried.



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.