MINUTES

TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, August 17, 2010.

Present: Mayor Wendy Prieur and Councillors Kalvin Young, Dougal Culham, Leslee Lawrence Straus and Pat Haufe.
Staff and visitors present: John-Paul Negrinotti, Paul Goodridge, Danny Rodgers, Gerry Felker, Dave Yemm, Charles Barton, Kevin Martin, Sharon Martin, Marcy Rohn, Brian Mehaffey, Russell Mitchell, Paul Mooney, Brent Woodford, Lois Krause, Marg Rohn, Bonnie Kirky, Mike Freyer, Carol Freyer, Jack Bartraw, Emmerson Bartraw, Margaret and Russell Charlton, Karl Winterstein, Theresa and Tom Lewis.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

R2010-208 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we pass By-law Number 2010-67 being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Lot 10, Concession 18, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound being Parts 2, 3 and 4 on Plan 42R-19102, and the Municipal Trespass Road Lot 10, Concession 18, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound being Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 42R-19102.
(Sage Homes)

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of August, 2010.
Carried

R2010-209 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-68 being a By-law to stop up, close and sell part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in front of Lot 10, Concession 18, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound being Part 1 on Plan 42R-14340, and the Municipal Trespass Road Lot 10, Concession 18, Township of Nipissing, District of Parry Sound being Part 3 on Plan 42R-14340.
(Charlton)

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of August, 2010.
Carried

Brent Woodford and Lois Krause made a Presentation for the North Bay General Hospital and the North Bay & District Hospital Foundation. Update on the Hospital Foundation with special attention to the construction of the new hospital.

Minutes – August 17, 2010 – Page 2

Staff Reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent: Verbal and Written report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk: Verbal report.
Kevin Martin: Verbal and Written report
Danny Rodgers: Verbal report

Committee Reports:
L. Lawrence Straus: Museum Board.

R2010-210 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the minutes of the meeting held July 13, 2010 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2010-211 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That the minutes of the Closed Meeting held July 13, 2010 be adopted.
Carried.

Gerry Felker representing the South Shore/Restoule Snowmobile Club was on hand to provide additional information and answer questions regarding a request to use the unopened road allowance between Lots 5 and 6 from Concession 11 to 18 in the geographic Township of Gurd.

R2010-212 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 approves the use of the following road allowance:

a) Between Lots 5 and 6 from Concession 11 to 18 in the geographic Township of Gurd.
Carried

R2010-213 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we appoint Paul Nelson as member of the Township of Nipissing Fire Department.
Carried.

R2010-214 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we appoint Kim Howard as member of the Township of Nipissing Fire Department.
Carried.

R2010-215 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we accept the resignation of John Varley from the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

R2010-216 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we accept the resignation of Steven Stead from the Township of Nipissing Fire Department. Carried.

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R2010-217 K. Young L. Lawrence Straus: That we authorize John-Paul Negrinotti to attend Northeastern Ontario Municipal/Planning Authority Technical Workshop – 2010. Carried

R2010-218 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law Number 2010-69 being a By-law to authorize the borrowing of money by way of a line of credit to meet expenditures in connection with a certain project.

Read a first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of August, 2010.
Carried

R2010-219 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young : To accept a quote received from Northern Glass and Metal to supply and install a new entrance door with handicap operator.
Tender amount $4996.00 plus applicable taxes. Carried

R2010-220 P. Haufe, D Culham: BE IT RESOLVED:

1. that this Council does approve “in principle” the Application of Dave Harcourt to purchase the Shore Road Allowance in front of his property located in front of broken lot 10, Concession 19, Township of Nipissing.

2. that this resolution is subject to the following conditions:

a) that the applicant will be responsible for the payment of all the Municipality’s administrative and legal accounts in connection with the processing of this application.

b) that in accordance with the Municipality’s policy, notice and a copy of the draft plan will be mailed to the adjacent owners. Carried

R2010-221 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That we grant permission to Dan Ferris and Brandy John, the owners of Part 1, Plan 42R-18893 to perform works on the shore road allowance in front of their property as outlined in a proposal submitted August 10, 2010.
Carried

R2010-222 P. Haufe, D. Culham: Whereas severance application No. B/31/Nipissing/2010, applicants: Daniel and Thora Dobson, has been submitted to the North Almaguin Planning Board;

And, whereas the application does not appear to confirm to the consent policies outlined in Section 5.2.2 of the Township of Nipissing=s Official Plan;

Now therefore the Council of the Township of Nipissing requests that the subject application be deferred in order to have the applicant’s surveyor confirm that the proposed severed lot and the retained land each abut a public road, which is maintained on a year round basis by a public road authority for a minimum continuous distance of 60 metres.
Carried

Minutes – August 17, 2010 – Page 4

Paul Goodridge representing Thomas and Theresa Lewis re: Consent Application B/26/NIPISSING/2010. A request to reconsider the application was presented. Council asked that the application be resubmitted keeping in mind the requirements of the Official Plan.

R2010-223 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-law 2010-70, being a by-law to appoint a Compliance Audit Committee under the Municipal Elections Act for the Corporation of the Township of Nipissing.

Read the required times and passed this 17th day of August, 2010
Carried.

R2010-224 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: WHEREAS Hunters Bay Marine Limited are the owners of property on Plan M-467 and part of Lot 11 & 12, Concession 16 herein referred to as the “Applicants”;

AND WHEREAS the applicants propose to develop a certain area of land on Plan M-467 and Part of Lot 11 & 12, Concession 16;

AND WHEREAS this development would require access to Hunters Bay Road;

AND WHEREAS a portion of the east side of Hunter’s Bay Road, designated as Part 1, Plan 42R9441 is a 1 foot reserve owned by this Municipality;

AND Whereas the Applicant has applied for a conveyance of the said 1 foot reserve;

BE IT RESOLVED THAT:
1. This Council approves in principle the transfer of the said 1 foot reserve designated as Part 1, Plan 42R9411 to Hunters Bay Marine Limited upon the Applicant completing all conditions specified by the North Almaguin Planning Board in connection with this Applicant’s Application for a severance.

2. The Applicants will be responsible for all municipal costs in connection with this Application and all matter related thereto.
Carried

R2010-225 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we accept the correspondence as presented.
Carried.

R2010-226 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That the statement of accounts dated August 17, 2010 be approved. $183,267.39
Carried.

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R2010-227 P. Haufe, D. Culham: That we authorize the CAO Clerk to attend the AMCTO Zone 7 Fall Workshop to be hosted by the City of Sudbury September 16-17, 2010.
Carried

R2010-228 K. Young, L. Lawrence Straus: That we authorize Leslee Lawrence Straus, Kalvin Young, Dougal Culham and Pat Haufe to attend the Fall meeting of the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association being held in Trout Creek on October 1, 2010.
Carried

R2010-229 D. Culham, P. Haufe: That we pass By-Law No. 2010-71, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on August 17, 2010.

Read the first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of August, 2010.
Carried.

R2010-230 L. Lawrence Straus, K. Young: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:50p.m. Next regular meeting September 14th, 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.