Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

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

Regrets: Councillor Dougal Culham.

Staff and visitors present: Oscar Poloni, Mitchell Crown, Andrew Brown, Karin Ann Brent, Penelope Wallace, Mickey Wallace, Dave Yemm, John-Paul Negrinotti, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

The meeting was called to order at 6:40 p.m.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Tom Butler.

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

Oscar Poloni, CPA, CA, CBV; KPMG, presented the 2014 Audited Financial Statements for the Township
of Nipissing.

Staff Reports continued:
Rob Serson, Fire Chief – 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 – SNFWS Committee
Pat Haufe – District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board (DSSAB)

R2015-49 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the minutes of the meeting held March 10, 2015 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2015-50 T. Butler, T. Piper: That we support the appointment of Virginia Onley as the Executive member for Ward 6 of the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association. Carried.

R2015-51 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-law Number 2015-10, being a By-law to deem Part of Registered Plan M-146 in the Township of Nipissing not to be a Registered Plan of Subdivision for the purposes of Section 50(4) of the Planning Act.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 24th day of March, 2015. Carried.

R2015-52 T. Butler, T. Piper: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Minutes – March 24, 2015 – Page 2

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

R2015-53 T. Piper, L. Smith: That the statement of accounts dated: March 12, 23 and 24, 2015, totaling $232,756.49, be approved. Carried.

R2015-54 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we provide a letter of support to the Powassan and District Union Public Library for an Ontario Seniors’ Community Grant Application. Carried.

R2015-55 T. Butler, L. Smith: That we donate $100 to the Near North Crime Stoppers. Carried.

R2015-56 T. Piper, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law No. 2015-11, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on March 24, 2015. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 24th day of March, 2015. Carried.

R2015-57 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:12 p.m. Next regular meeting April 7, 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.