MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, April 27, 2010.

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

Regrets: Councillor Kalvin Young

Staff and visitors present: Liz Smith, Kevin Martin, Sharon Martin, Will Bateman, Charles Barton and Kris Croskery.

The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m.

R2010-127 P. Haufe, D. Culham: 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 administration tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board.
Time: 5:40 p.m.
Carried.

R2010-128 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That we resume to an open public meeting.
Time: 6:15 p.m.
Carried.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: Verbal and Written report.
Kevin Martin, Fire Chief: Verbal report.
Will Bateman, Fire Prevention Officer: Verbal and written report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, Planning Assistant-CEMC: Written report.
Danny Rodgers, Chief Building Official: Written report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal report.
Kris Croskery, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk: Verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Leslee Lawrence Straus: Nipissing Museum, Recreation Committee, EMS

R2010-129 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That the minutes of the meeting held April 13, 2010 be adopted as published. Carried.

Minutes – April 27, 2010 – Page 2

R2010-130 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we award Tender Number N-01-10 for Winter Sand to: Whitmell Ltd.
In the amount of: $29,190.04
Carried

R2010-131 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That we award Tender Number N-02-10 for Surface Treatment to: Duncor Enterprises Inc.
In the amount of: $118,599.00

R2010-132 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we pass By-law Number 2010-42 being a By-law to appoint a Chief Administrative Officer-Clerk-Deputy Treasurer for the Township of Nipissing.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 27th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-133 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham:
WHEREAS John-Paul Negrinotti was hired as Planning Assistant, Economic Development Co-ordinator and CEMC on October 19,2009;

AND WHEREAS all new employees are subject to a probationary period in accordance with Human Resource Policy B 2.04;

AND WHEREAS John-Paul Negrinotti has successfully completed the probationary period;

NOW THEREFORE we accept John-Paul Negrinotti as a full-time employee of the Township of Nipissing.
Carried.

R2010-134 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-43 being a By-law to adopt the estimates for all sums required for the year, to provide for the adoption of tax rates and to further provide for penalty and interest in default of payment thereof for 2010.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 27th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-135 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-44 being a By-law to regulate the installation of culverts placed on Municipal Road Allowances to provide access to private abutting lands.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 27th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-136 L. Lawrence Straus: That we appoint James Scott as a member of the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

Minutes – April 27, 2010 – Page 3

R2010-137 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we appoint Douglas Harris as a member of the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2010-138 D. Culham, L. Lawrence Straus: That we appoint Shirley Saunders as a member of the Township of Nipissing Fire Department.

R2010-139 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-46 being a By-law to adopt a Discipline Policy for Nipissing Fire Department.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 27th day of April, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-140 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2010-141 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That we donate $100 to the Trout Creek Agricultural Society for the 2010 Fall Fair. Carried.

R2010-142 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we donate $400.00 to the Sportsplex Booster Club Golf Tournament. Carried.

R2010-143 D. Culham, L. Lawrence Straus: That we donate $2,000.00 to the Gurd and Area Historical Corporation. Carried.

R2010-144 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That the statement of accounts dated April 27, 2010 be approved. $91,586.85.
Carried.

R2010-145 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe:That we approve the hiring of Carol Ellis for a temporary part-time Assistant to the Clerk and Treasurer, subject to a formal contract being signed.
Carried.

R2010-146 L. Lawrence Straus, D. Culham: That we pass By-Law No. 2010-47, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on April 27, 2010.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 27th day of April, 2010.
Carried

R2010-147 L. Lawrence Straus, P. Haufe: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:45 p.m. Next regular meeting May 18th, 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.