Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

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

Staff and visitors present: Oscar Poloni, Susan Cunningham, Dale Cunningham, Dave Yemm, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

Regrets: Councillor Linda Andersen

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports: Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent –written and verbal report.

R2017-035 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That the minutes of the meeting held February 7, 2017 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2017-036 T. Butler, T. Marchant: That we recommend consent application No. B/3/NIPISSING/2017, CUNNINGHAM, DALE AND SUSAN, creation of a new lot, applicants Dale and Susan Cunningham, for approval subject to the following conditions:
1. The lot must comply with the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan policies.
2. The proposed severed and retained land must front on a public road for a minimum continuous distance of 60 metres.
3. As per section 3.3.8 of the Official Plan, the owner of the subject land shall dedicate a minimum of 10 metres on either side of the existing road centerline to the municipality for road purposes.
4. A copy of the decision of the North Almaguin Planning Board be forwarded to the Township of Nipissing. Carried.

The 2016 Financial Statement Review and Year-End Audit Report were presented to Council by Oscar Poloni, KPMG.

R2017-037 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we accept the 2016 Audited Financial Statements as presented. Carried.

The preliminary 2017 Budget and 5-Year Capital Forecast were presented to Council for comment.

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

Committee Reports:
Tom Marchant – Northern Veterinary Association.
Tom Piper – Eastholme Board of Management.

Minutes – Page 2 – February 21, 2017

R2017-038 T. Butler, L. Smith: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2017-039 T. Marchant, T. Butler: That the statement of accounts dated: February 21, 2017; totaling $32,574.53, be approved. Carried.

R2017-040 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That we donate $100 to the 2017 Powassan Maple Syrup Festival. Carried.

R2017-041 T. Butler, T. Marchant: That we pass By-Law No. 2017-10, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on February 21, 2017. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 21st day of February, 2017. Carried.

R2017-042 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:52 p.m. Next regular meeting March 7, 2017. Carried.



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.