MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, December 8, 2009.

Present: Mayor Wendy Prieur and Councillors Kalvin Young, Leslee Lawrence Straus, Pat Haufe and Dougal Culham.

Staff and visitors present: John Paul Negrinotti, Dave Yemm, Danny Rodgers, Ed Sheffield, Russ Charlton, Margaret Charlton, M. Virginia Maclean, Dave Hodgins, Ben Hertzler, Danny Troyer, Rick Dionne, Sharon Dionne, Elaine Dolinar, Don Dolinar, Ken Grant, Emmerson Bartraw, Joan Bartraw, Charles Barton and Kris Croskery.

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

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest: None.

Public meeting declared. Presentation made by M. V. Maclean, Q.C. per Sage Management.

R2009-319 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we pass By-law 2009-73, being a by-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Lot 10, Concession 18, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound, designated as Part 1 on Plan 42R-18878. Sheffield.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of December, 2009.
Carried.

R2009-320 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law 2009-74, being a by-law to stop up, close and sell part of the unused Municipal Road being part of Lot 10, Concession 18, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound, designated as Part 3 on Plan 42R-18878. Sheffield.
Read the first and second time this 8th day of December, 2009.
Carried.

Presentation: Rick Dionne requesting Council reconsider their decision on the purchase of the shore allowance.
Council advised that once the walls of the boat house are removed, that he should re-submit his application to purchase the Original Shore Road Allowance for approval in principal.

Staff reports:
John Paul Negrinotti, Planning Assistant/Economic Development: written and verbal report.
Danny Rodgers, Chief Building Official: verbal report.
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: written and verbal report.
Kevin Martin, Acting Fire Chief: written report.
Ken Grant, Health and Safety Fire Department: verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: verbal report.
Kris Croskery, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk: verbal report.

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Committee Reports:
Kalvin Young – Eastholme
Leslee Lawrence Straus – Recreation Committee.
Pat Haufe – Source Water Protection, Livestock Valuer.
Dougal Culham – none.
Wendy Prieur – none.

R2009-321 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That the minutes of the meeting held November 17, 2009 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2009-322 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we accept the following quotation for projects under the RInC Grant for the Nipissing Community Centre upgrades:
Company: Northern Renovations
For the supply and installation of new windows at a price of $ 4,939.67 including applicable taxes.
Carried.

R2009-323 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we authorize the Mayor and CAO-Clerk to sign an updated Royal Bank of Canada Loan Agreement to incorporate a loan in the amount of $130,000 towards the purchase of a new 2010 Western Star tandem truck and Gin-Cor snow plow equipment. Amortization five years.
Carried.

R2009-324 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we transfer $70,000 to Fire Department Reserve for the building addition. Carried.

R2009-325 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we transfer $30,000 to Roads Department Reserve. Carried.

R2009-326 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we transfer $9,256 to General Reserve for PIL Overpayment. Carried.

R2009-327 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we transfer $9,500 to reserve for planning. Carried.

R2009-328 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we transfer $4,900.66 from the Parkland Reserve to cover the legal and planning costs of the Wolfe Lake Road matter. Carried.

R2009-329 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we authorize Dave Yemm and Dougal Culham to attend the 2010 ROMA/OGRA Conference February 21-24, 2010. Carried.

R2009-330 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we appoint the following members to committees for the period of January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010:

Cemetery Board Pat Haufe, Charles Barton, Ron Mathias, Dave Yemm,
Doug Billingsley, Gord Thompson

Library Board Wendy Billingsley, Linda Morrin

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Veterinary Unit Pat Haufe

Golden Sunshine Municipal
Non-Profit Housing Kalvin Young
Corporation Board

Livestock Valuers Dougal Culham, Pat Haufe

Museum Board Leslee Lawrence Straus, Kalvin Young, Mary Heasman,
Doug Schnaufer, Paul Norris, Elizabeth Smith,
Sherry Milford, Norah Jackson, Helen Barber

Recreation Committee Leslee Lawrence Straus, Kalvin Young, Shelly Bateman,
Julie Dudley, Tracy Harling, Phyllis Young

North Almaguin Planning
Board Leslee Lawrence Straus, Doug Walli

Fire Wardens Hunters’ Bay Marine, Elizabeth Manella, Young’s South
Shore Centre, Storie’s Mini Mart, Victor Kelly,
Township Office

Fire Prevention Officers Kevin Martin, Will Bateman

Tile Drainage Inspector Dave Yemm

Community Emergency
Management Coordinator
(CEMC) John Paul Negrinotti

Alternate CEMC Kris Croskery
Carried.

R2009-331 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we approve Consent Application No. B/47/Nipissing/2009 – Applicant: Bonnie Lingenfelter. “The lot and proposed dwellings must comply with the consent Policies of Section 5.2.2. and 5.2.3.” in the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan. Any traveled road situated on the subject property should be transferred to the municipality for road purposes. Carried.

R2009-332 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-law 2009-75 being a by-law to authorize the entering into and execution of an Automatic Aid Agreement between the Township of Nipissing and the Municipality of Powassan.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of December, 2009.
Carried.

R2009-333 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we pass By-law 2009-76 being a by-law to authorize temporary borrowing from time to time to meet current expenditures during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of December, 2009.
Carried.

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R2009-334 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law 2009-77 being a by-law to adopt a revised pay equity plan for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of December, 2009. Carried.

R2009-335 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2009-336 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated December 8, 2009 be approved. $606,022.25. Carried.

R2009-337 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2009-78, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meetings held on December 8th, 2009. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 8th day of December, 2009. Carried.

R2009-338 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:20 p.m. Next meeting January 5, 2010. 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.