MINUTES
TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.

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

Staff and visitors present: George Stripe, Ruth Aultman, Richard Aultman, Phyllis Young, Gerry Aultman, John Howse, Taylor Craig, Joe Piekarski, Debbie Aultman, Peter Aultman, Todd Daley, Will Bateman, 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.

R2016-254 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That the minutes of the meeting held November 15, 2016 be adopted as published. Carried.

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent –written and verbal report.
Todd Daley, Fire Chief – written and verbal report.

R2016-255 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That we adopt By-Law Number 2016-59, being a By-law to authorize the Mayor and CAO-Clerk to execute a Licence Agreement for use of an unopened Road Allowance.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 6th day of December, 2016. Carried.

2016-256 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That we pass By-Law No. 2016-60, being a By-law to Amend Zoning By-law 2012-12, as amended.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 6th day of December, 2016. Carried.

2016-257 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That we authorize partial payment of $700.00 to John Howse for survey costs in exchange for the transfer of land to the Township of Nipissing for road purposes. Carried.

2016-258 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That we recommend consent application No. B/26/Nipissing/2010, Creation of a lot, applicant Thomas and Theresa Lewis for approval, subject to the following conditions;
1. The proposed severed and retained land must front on a public road for a minimum continuous distance of 20 metres.
2. A Zoning By-law Amendment would be required to recognize the deficient lot frontage.
3. A copy of the decision of the North Almaguin Planning Board be forwarded to the Township of Nipissing.
4. That we rescind Resolution R2010-187. Carried.

December 6, 2016 – Minutes – Page 2

Staff Reports Continued:
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Liz Smith – Recreation Committee
Tom Piper – Eastholme Board of Management, Near North District School Board Capital Planning Meeting

R2016-259 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we authorize the transfer of $26,450.00 from the Reserve for Fire Department Equipment for payment of 10 SCBA Units. Carried.

R2016-260 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2016-261 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That the statement of accounts dated: November 17 and 23; December 1 and 6, 2016; totaling $213,757.40, be approved. Carried.

R2016-262 L. Andersen, 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:
e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board; Time: 8:03 p.m. Carried.

R2016-263 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 8:40 p.m. Carried.

R2016-264 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That the Council of the Township of Nipissing supports the Township of McKellar Resolution 16-384 requesting the Provincial Government to recognize the municipal fire service as critical infrastructure by including funding for Fire Department infrastructure as part of the Provincial Government’s Infrastructure Strategy to Move Ontario Forward. Carried.

R2016-265 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That we pass By-Law No. 2016-61, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on December 6, 2016. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 6th day of December, 2016. Carried.

R2016-266 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:44 p.m. Next regular meeting December 20, 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.