MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 2, 2010.

Present: Mayor Wendy Prieur and Councillors Leslee Lawrence Straus, Pat Haufe and Dougal Culham.

Regrets: Councillor Kalvin Young.

Staff and visitors present: John Paul Negrinotti, Dave Yemm, Kevin Martin, Sharon Martin, Will Bateman, Charles Barton and Kris Croskery.

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.
John-Paul Negrinotti, Planning Assistant-CEMC: Written and verbal report.
Kevin Martin, Fire Chief: Verbal report.
Will Bateman, Fire Prevention Officer: Verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal report.
Kris Croskery, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk: Verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Leslee Lawrence Straus: Pines
Wendy Prieur: Municipal Action Group

R2010-063 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the minutes of the meetings held February 16, 2010 and February 23, 2010 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2010-064 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-19 being a by-law to enter into an amended Municipal Funding Agreement with AMO for the transfer of federal gas tax funds.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-065 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-law Number 2010-20 being a by-law to set tax ratios for municipal purposes for the year 2010.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-066 D. Culham, L. Lawrence Straus: That we pass By-law Number 2010-21 being a by-law to specify the annualized tax limit, prior year’s 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 2nd day of March, 2010.
Carried.

Minutes – March 2, 2010 – Page 2

R2010-067 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we award the tender for an automatic generator for the Township Office to: Curran Electric
In the amount of:
$7,980.00.
Carried.

R2010-068 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2010-069 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That the statement of accounts dated March 2, 2010 be approved. $86,411.20.
Carried.

R2010-070 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That we authorize Sandy Briggs, Animal Control Officer, to attend Basic & Intermediate Wildlife Skills Training on a cost sharing basis with participating municipalities under Ms. Brigg’s jurisdiction.
Carried.

R2010-071 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-law Number 2010-22 being a by-law to accept a Professional Services Agreement for Waste Site Management work for the Wolfe Lake and Bear Creek landfill sites.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-072 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: 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: 7:25 p.m. Carried.

R2010-073 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 9:10 p.m. Carried.

R2010-074 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we advertise in two local papers for a temporary part-time assistant to the Clerk and Treasurer for the Township of Nipissing. Carried.

R2010-075 P. Haufe, L. Lawrence Straus: That we advertise in two local papers for a part-time Fire Chief for the Township of Nipissing. Carried.

R2010-076 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law No. 2010-23, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meetings held on February 23, 2010 and March 2, 2010.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of March, 2010.
Carried.

Minutes – March 2, 2010 – Page 3

R2010-077 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:17 p.m. Next regular meeting March 16th, 2010. 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.