MINUTES
TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING
Tuesday, February 2, 2016

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

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

Staff and visitors present: Linda Andersen, Dave Yemm, Rob Serson, John-Paul Negrinotti and Charles Barton.

Regrets: Councillor Dougal Culham

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Mayor Pat Haufe and Councillor Liz Smith

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

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme Home for the Aged Board of Management, SNFWS Committee
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee Meeting.
Pat Haufe – Source Water Protection Authority, DSSAB
R2016-24 T. Butler, T. Piper: That the minutes of the meeting held January 19, 2016 be adopted as published. Carried.

The Minutes of the Joint Shared Fire Services Review Committee Meeting recommendations from a meeting held January 25, 2016 were discussed.

R2016-25 L. Smith, T. Piper: That the Council of the Township of Nipissing authorizes the Joint Shared Fire Services Review Committee for the Municipality of Callander and the Township of Nipissing to proceed with further investigation and identification of requirements to form a Joint Fire Services Board. Carried.

R2016-26 T. Piper, T. Butler: That this part of our meeting will be closed to the public as authorized by Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, c. 25, for consideration of the following subject matter:
b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees. Time: 7:30 p.m. Carried.

R2016-27 T. Piper, L. Smith: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 8:03 p.m. Carried.

Correspondence from Fisheries and Oceans Canada Re: Divesture – Small Craft Harbours’ Wade’s Landing Facility was reviewed. It was deferred pending additional information.

February 2, 2016 – Minutes – Page 2

R2016-28 T. Butler, T. Piper: That we authorize the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk and the EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant to attend the AMCTO Zone 7 Spring meeting. Carried.

Mayor Pat Haufe declared a Pecuniary Interest for item #8 in Correspondence as his spouse is the President of the Gurd & Area Historical Corporation.

R2016-29 L. Smith, T. Butler: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor Liz Smith declared a conflict of interest for the next item as her employer is listed in the Accounts Payable.

R2016-30 T. Butler, T. Piper: That the statement of accounts dated: January 25 and 28 and February 2, 2016, totaling $130,230.84, be approved. Carried.

Mayor Pat Haufe declared a Pecuniary Interest for the next item as his spouse is the President of the Gurd & Area Historical Corporation.

R2016-31 T. Butler, T. Piper: That we donate $2,000.00 to the Gurd and Area Historical Corporation to assist with the operation of the Commanda Heritage Centre.

R2016-32 L. Smith, T. Butler: That we authorize the Mayor to sign a letter of support for the Powassan and District Union Public Library grant application for the Ontario Seniors’ Community Grant program.

R2016-33 T.Butler, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2016-09, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on February 2, 2016. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of February, 2016. Carried.

R2016-34 T. Butler, T. Piper: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:40 p.m. Next regular meeting February 16, 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.