MINUTES
TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

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

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

Committee Reports:
Liz Smith – Canada Day 150th Committee
Tom Butler – FONOM Planning Session

R2017-102 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That the minutes of the meeting held May 9, 2017 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2017-103 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2017-20 being a By-law to set tax ratios for municipal purposes for the year 2017.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 23rd day of May, 2017. Carried.

R2017-104 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law Number 2017-21 being a By-law to specify the annualized tax limit, prior year current value assessment tax limit, claw back percentages, the capping threshold parameters and the minimum tax level for new to class/new construction properties for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 23rd day of May, 2017. Carried.

R2017-105 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law 2017-22 being a By-law to adopt a Municipal Position Description for a Municipal Law Enforcement Officer for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 23rd day of May, 2017. Carried.

R2017-106 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2017-107 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That the statement of accounts dated: May 17 and 23, 2017; totaling $71,431.81, be approved. Carried.

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R2017-108 T. Butler, L. Andersen: 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: 7:50 p.m. Carried.

R2017-109 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 8:21 p.m. Carried.

R2017-110 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we appoint Whitney Gardiner to the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2017-111 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That we appoint Whitney Gardiner and Andrew Honeysett as Acting Captains for the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2017-112 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That we pass By-Law No. 2017-23, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on May 23, 2017. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 23rd day of May, 2017. Carried.

R2017-113 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:25 p.m. Next regular meeting June 6, 2017. 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.