MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, April 13, 2010.

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

Staff and visitors present: Sgt. Irving Sloss, Liz Smith, Gerry Felker, Diane Tregunna, Lorney Byers, Lorne Byers Jr., Kevin Martin, John Paul Negrinotti, Charles Barton and Kris Croskery.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

R2010-104 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-33 being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of broken Lot 4, Concession 19, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound, being Part 1 on Plan 42R-19004.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

Presentation by Staff Sgt. Irving Sloss, Ontario Provincial Police on 2009 Year End reporting.

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

Committee Reports:
Kalvin Young: Eastholme Board, Recreation Committee
Leslee Lawrence Straus: Northeastern Fire Conference Social Committee, Recreation Committee, EMS, Pines
Pat Haufe: Source Water Protection Group
Wendy Prieur: DSSAB, Municipal Action Group

R2010-105 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That the minutes of the meetings held March 16, 2010 and April 6, 2010 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2010-106 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-34 being a By-law to authorize the Township to enter into a Site Plan Agreement with 1749770 Ontario Inc. cob Promised Land Camp.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

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R2010-107 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus:
WHEREAS the South Shore/Restoule Snowmobile Club has requested permission to use an unopened road allowance within the Township of Nipissing;
AND WHEREAS the Council supports off road recreational snowmobiling activities;
AND WHEREAS the Council encourages the use of unopened road allowances and crown land;
NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Township of Nipissing hereby acknowledges the use of the following road allowance:
a) Between Concession A and B, from Lot 207 to Lot 210 and then continue along the unopened road allowance between Lot 210 and Lot 211, Concession B.
Carried.

As advertised: The 2010 Municipal Preliminary Budget was presented and discussed.

10 Minute Break.

R2010-108 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we authorize Charles Barton to attend the AMCTO Zone 7 Spring Workshop being held in Espanola, May 12-14, 2010. Carried.

R2010-109 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we authorize Leslee Lawrence Straus and John-Paul Negrinotti to attend the 2010 FONOM Conference in Kapuskasing. Carried.

R2010-110 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we pass By-law Number 2010-35 being a By-law to adopt a Policy for the Mobile Recording Device for Nipissing Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-111 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-law Number 2010-36 being a By-law to adopt a Policy for the Use and Distribution of Portable Radios on the Fire Ground for Nipissing Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-112 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we pass By-law Number 2010-37 being a By-law to adopt a Policy for the Protocol for Carrying Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) in Personal Vehicles for Nipissing Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-113 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-38 being a By-law to amend By-Law Number 2010-16, Appendix “A” Primary Goals of the Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-114 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we pass By-law Number 2010-39 being a By-law to amend By-Law Number 2010-09, Code of Ethics of the Nipissing Volunteer Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

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R2010-115 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-40 being a By-law to amend By-Law Number 2010-17, Medical Clearance Policy for the Nipissing Volunteer Fire Department.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-116 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we appoint Nyles Watson as a member of the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2010-117 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2010-118 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the statement of accounts dated April 13, 2010 be approved. $159,821.47.
Carried.

R2010-119 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we donate $100 to the Powassan Maple Syrup Festival. Carried.

R2010-120 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we authorize Charles Barton to attend the AMCTO Annual Meeting being held in Huntsville June 6-9, 2010. Carried.

R2010-121 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we support a proposal recommended by the Municipal Action Group to establish a Joint Compliance Audit Committee. Carried.

R2010-122 K. Young, 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;
e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
Time: 9:00 p.m. Carried.

R2010-123 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 9:45 p.m. Carried.

R2010-124 K. Young, P. Haufe: That the Township of Nipissing supports a proposal from the Gurd and Area Historical Corporation to provide financial assistance to clear the mortgage of $19,100.00.
Defeated.

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R2010-125 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law No. 2010-41, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meetings held on April 6, 2010 and April 13, 2010.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 13th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-126 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 10:10 p.m. Next regular meeting April 27th, 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.