MINUTES
TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

Present: Mayor Tom Piper, Councillors Linda Andersen, Tom Butler, Tom Marchant and Liz Smith.

Staff and visitors present: Shawn Degagne, Dave Yemm, John-Paul Negrinotti, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports: John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent –written and verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

R2016-234 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That the minutes of the meeting held October 18, 2016 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2016-235 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That the closed session minutes of the meeting held October 18, 2016 be adopted. Carried.

R2016-236 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law Number 2016-56, being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Lots 11 & 12, Concession 17 designated as Parts 1 & 2 on Plan 42R-20520, in the Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 1st day of November, 2016. Carried.

Staff Reports Continued:
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme Board of Management, OPP Northeastern Region Awards

R2016-237 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That we name the portion of the Trans Canada Trail running through the Township of Nipissing “Pat Haufe Way”. Carried.

R2016-238 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That we award RFP Trail 2016-01, Job #1: Construct Parking Area to: Evan Hughes Excavating, total bid $6,593.55 including HST.
And that we award RFP Trail 2016-01, Job #2: Improve Trail Conditions (2.9 km) to:
Demora Construction, total bid $13,175.80 including HST. Carried.

R2016-239 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we recommend consent application No. B/35/NIPISSING/2016, addition to a lot, applicant Wilfred Nubel, for approval. The lot must comply with the consent policies of Section 5.2.2 and 5.2.3 in the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan. Carried.

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R2016-240 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That we set the Council meeting dates for 2017 as follows:
January 3 & 17; February 7 & 21; March 7 & 21; April 4 & 18; May 9 & 23; June 6 & 20; July 11; August 8; September 5 & 19; October 3 & 17; November 7 & 21; December 5 & 19, 2017. Carried.

R2016-241 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That the Township Office will have the following Christmas Holiday hours:
Friday, December 23rd – 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Monday, December 26th – closed
Tuesday, December 27th – closed
Thursday, December 29th – 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, December 30th – closed
Regular office hours for all other days. Carried.

R2016-242 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2016-243 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That the statement of accounts dated: October 19 and November 1, 2016; totaling $81,104.50, be approved. Carried.

R2016-244 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That we authorize $50,400 be taken from the Parkland Reserve for the purchase of Concession 10, Part Lot 13, RP 42R17055 Parts 2 to 4 for recreational purposes. Carried.

R2016-245 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That we authorize the CAO-Clerk and Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to attend an update on Human Rights session being held in North Bay. Carried.

R2016-246 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2016-57, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on November 1, 2016. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 1st day of November, 2016. Carried.

R2016-247 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:49 p.m. Next regular meeting November 15, 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.