Special Meeting
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A special meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, under Section 17 and Section 26(3)(b) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.P. 13 as amended, to inform the public of the Township’s intent to review its Official Plan.

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

Regrets: Councillor Dougal Culham.

Staff and visitors present: Jamie Robinson, Oscar Poloni, Mitchell Crown, Andrew Brown, Karin Ann Brent, Penelope Wallace, Mickey Wallace, John May, Dave Brock, Richard Drinkwalter, Carl Auger, Mary Reeder, Janette Wood, Marty Bakker, Dee Bakker, Bill Cox, Carol Cox, Kathy Shaw, John-Paul Negrinotti, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Mayor Haufe welcomed everyone and introduced Jamie Robinson, MHBC Planning.

Jamie Robinson, BES, MICP, RPP; MHBC Planning provided a presentation on the proposed review of the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan.

The floor was opened for public questions and/or comments.

Penelope Wallace asked if the information moving forward will be available for review on the Township website.
A. Yes, two weeks before the next scheduled meeting of May 20, 2015 to discuss proposed changes to the Official Plan, the information will be posted on the Township website and will be made available in print form in the Township Office for review.

A written question from Carl Auger was read regarding an unopened Township Road Allowance being opened and maintained by the Township.
A. This item will be formally investigated and answered at the next scheduled meeting, May 20, 2015.

A written submission from Richard Drinkwalter was read regarding having a water access lot clearly defined.
A. This will be formally investigated and addressed at the next scheduled meeting, May 20, 2015.

R2015-47 T. Butler, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2015-09, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its special meeting held on March 24, 2015. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 24th day of March, 2015. Carried.

Minutes – Special Meeting March 24, 2015 – Page 2

R2015-48 L. Smith, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 6:35 p.m. 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.