MINUTES
TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

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

Staff and visitors present: 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 Liz Smith.

Staff Reports:
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 – Eastholme Home for the Aged, Board of Management
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee
Tom Butler – North Almaguin Planning Board
Pat Haufe – District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board (DSSAB)

R2015-247 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the minutes of the meeting held December 1, 2015 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2015-248 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the minutes of the closed session meeting held December 1, 2015 be adopted. Carried.

R2015-249 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law 2015-39, being a By-law to amend the Remuneration Schedule in the Township of Nipissing Pay Equity Plan and Adopt a Position Description for the Seasonal Rink Caretaker.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 15th day of December, 2015. Carried.

R2015-250 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law Number 2015-40, being a By-law to confirm the appointment of members to the Township of Nipissing Committee of Adjustment.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 15th day of December, 2015. Carried.

R2015-251 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2015-41, being a By-law to authorize temporary borrowing from time to time to meet current expenditures during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 15th day of December, 2015. Carried.

R2015-252 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law Number 2015-42, being a By-law to establish the remuneration and payment of expenses to members of Council.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 15th day of December, 2015. Carried.

December 15, 2015 – Minutes – Page 2

Council reviewed the Employee 2016 Remuneration Schedule. Further direction to be provided in January 2016.

R2015-253 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we authorize Dave Yemm and Dougal Culham to attend the 2016 ROMA/OGRA Combined Conference. Carried.

R2015-254 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we authorize Liz Smith and Tom Butler to attend the 2016 FONOM Conference. Carried.

R2015-255 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we authorize the CAO-Clerk and the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to attend the 2016 AMCTO Conference. Carried.

R2015-256 D. Culham, T. Butler: That we transfer the machine credit for the Roads Equipment to reserve at the end of 2015. Carried.

R2015-257 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we transfer the machine credit for the Landfill Excavator to reserve at the end of 2015. Carried.

R2015-258 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we transfer $40,000 to reserve for Fire Equipment. Carried.

R2015-259 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

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

R2015-260 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the statement of accounts dated: December 2 and 15, 2015, totaling $220,562.08, be approved. Carried.

R2015-261 T. Butler, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law Number 2015-43, being a By-law to renew a Shared Services Agreement with the Municipality of Callander for the provision of Fire Chief Administration services for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 15th day of December, 2015. Carried.

R2015-262 L. Smith, T. Piper: That we pass By-Law No. 2015-44, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on December 15, 2015. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 15th day of December, 2015. Carried.

R2015-263 D. Culham, T. Butler: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:52 p.m. Next regular meeting January 5, 2016. 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.