MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 16, 2010.

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

Regrets: Councillors Kalvin Young and Dougal Culham.

Staff and visitors present: John Paul Negrinotti, Dave Yemm, Charles Barton and Kris Croskery.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports:
John-Paul Negrinotti, Planning Assistant-CEMC: Written and verbal report.
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: Written and verbal report.
Kevin Martin, Fire Chief: Written report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal report.
Kris Croskery, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk: Verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Leslee Lawrence Straus: Pines, Museum Board, Recreation Committee, EMS, North Almaguin Planning Board, Northeastern Fire Conference Social Committee, Near North Heritage Board
Wendy Prieur: Municipal Action Group

R2010-082 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-24 being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Lot 13, Concession 13, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound, being Part 1 on Plan 42R-18219.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-083 P. Haufe, L. Lawrence Straus: That the minutes of the meetings held March 2, 2010 and March 5, 2010 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2010-084 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we award the tender for Water Treatment System for the Office, Garage and Museum to: Mike’s Water Treatment and Consulting
In the amount of: $5,302.50
Carried.

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R2010-085 P. Haufe, L. Lawrence Straus: That we authorize Leslee Lawrence Straus and Kris Croskery
to attend the Spring meeting of the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association being held in Sundridge on April 30, 2010. Carried.

R2010-086 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-25 being a By-law to adopt the Operating Guideline Policy for Proper Attire for Medical Calls for the Nipissing Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-087 P. Haufe, L. Lawrence Straus: That we pass By-law Number 2010-26 being a By-law to adopt the Operating Guideline Policy for Protocol for Medical Calls for the Nipissing Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-088 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-27 being a By-law to adopt the Operating Guideline Policy for Use of SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) for the Nipissing Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-089 P. Haufe, L. Lawrence Straus: That we pass By-law Number 2010-28 being a By-law to amend the Human Resources Policy and Procedures Manual.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-090 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-29 being a By-law to establish rates of remuneration for Township employees.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-091 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law Number 2010-30 being a By-law to establish the remuneration and payment of expenses to members of Council.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-092 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-31 being a By-law to appoint a Fire Chief for the Volunteer Fire Department in the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-093 P. Haufe, L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2010-094 P. Haufe, L. Lawrence Straus: That the statement of accounts dated March 16, 2010 be approved. $246,887.73.
Carried.

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R2010-095 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we circulate an employee questionnaire regarding assessed risks of potential dangers for violence and harassment in the workplace. Carried.

R2010-096 P. Haufe, L. Lawrence Straus: 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: 8:00 p.m.
Carried.

R2010-097 P. Haufe, L. Lawrence Straus: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 8:15 p.m.
Carried.

R2010-098 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law No. 2010-33, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meetings held on March 5, 2010 and March 16, 2010.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of March, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-099 P. Haufe, L. Lawrence Straus: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:20 p.m. Next regular meeting April 13th, 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.