MINUTES
TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, Todd Daley, Will Bateman, 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.
Todd Daley, Fire Chief – verbal report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Liz Smith – AMO Conference
Tom Piper –Eastholme Board of Management

R2017-146 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That the minutes of the meeting held August 8, 2017 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2017-147 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law Number 2017-33, being a By-law to adopt a new Official Plan for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of September, 2017. Carried.

R2017-148 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That we pass By-Law Number 2017-34, being a By-law to authorize an agreement for the joint management and operation of a Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of September, 2017. Carried.

R2017-149 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That we pass By-Law Number 2017-35, being a By-law to adopt a Collections Policy for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of September, 2017. Carried.

R2017-150 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law Number 2017-36, being a By-law to confirm the normal retirement age under the OMERS primary pension plan (“Primary Plan”), and the retirement compensation arrangement that provides benefits for members and former members of the Primary Plan (“RCA”), in respect of the employees identified herein.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of September, 2017. Carried.

Minutes – Page 2- September 5, 2017

R2017-151 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That we recommend consent application No. B/17/NIPISSING/2017, creation of a new lot, applicant Peter John Wall, for approval subject to the following conditions:
1. The lot must comply with the Township of Nipissing’s Official Plan policies.
2. A copy of the decision of the North Almaguin Planning Board be forwarded to the Township of Nipissing. Carried.

The Fall 2017 Newsletter was reviewed by Council.

R2017-152 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2017-153 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That the statement of accounts dated: August 10, 22, 23 and 24 and September 5, 2017; totaling $161,933.81, be approved. Carried.

R2017-154 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That we authorize the Township Office to close on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to allow all staff to attend Elections Training in North Bay. Carried.

R2017-155 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That we authorize the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to attend the AMCTO Zone 7 Fall Meeting in Seguin. Carried.

R2017-156 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That we approve the Municipality of Powassan request for a donation of $525.00 toward the Powassan & District Food Bank’s membership with the Ontario Food Bank Association.
Further that Resolution Number R2017-117 be rescinded. Carried.

R2017-157 L. Smith, T. Marchant: That we authorize Liz Smith and Linda Andersen to attend the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association meeting in McKellar on September 29, 2017. Carried.

R2017-158 L. Andersen, T. Butler: That we accept the estimate of survey costs for the preparation of a Reference Plan of Survey for the old colonization road located along the line between the Townships of Nipissing and Gurd across Lots 11, 12, 13 & 14, Concession 1, Township of Nipissing.
Total fee $5,000.00 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

R2017-159 T. Marchant, L. Smith: That we pass By-Law No. 2017-37, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on September 5, 2017. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of September, 2017. Carried.

R2017-160 T. Butler, L. Andersen: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:04 p.m. Next regular meeting September 19, 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.