Minutes – June 16, 2020

MINUTES
TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
In response to the Declaration of Emergency for Covid-19, the meeting was held at the Township of Nipissing Community Centre, 2381 Highway 654. The option of joining the Council meeting electronically was also provided to Council and Staff.

This meeting was also livestreamed to the Township of Nipissing YouTube channel using the Zoom platform.

Present: Mayor Tom Piper and Councillors Linda Andersen, Liz Moore and James Scott.
Electronically: Councillor Tom Marchant, Marie Wardman and Lisa McLenon.
Present: Operations Superintendent Dan MacInnis, Fire Chief Will Bateman, EDO-Planning Assistant-CEMC John-Paul Negrinotti, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk Kris Croskery-Hodgins and CAO-Clerk Charles Barton.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Marie Wardman, Aecom, presented a report prepared for the Cell Sequencing and Fill Plans of the Township landfill sites.
This presentation was provided using the Zoom platform.
Marie and Lisa left the meeting following the presentation.

Staff Reports:
Dan MacInnis, Operations Superintendent – verbal and written report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – written report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore – Nipissing Township Museum Board, Powassan District Union Public Library Board
Tom Marchant – North Almaguin Planning Board
Tom Piper – Eastholme Home for the Aged Board of Management, NSF Water Group

R2020 -116 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That the minutes of the meeting held June 2, 2020 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2020-117 J. Scott, L. Moore: That we approve the estimated expense of $18,375 for landfill compaction and cover material for the remainder of 2020. Carried.

R2020-118 L. Andersen, L. Moore: That we Amend the Position Description for a Labourer – Landfill Site Attendant, moving it from Contract/Casual to a Full-Time, Permanent position. Carried.

R2020-119 J. Scott, T. Marchant: That we authorize the CAO-Clerk to hire a Full-Time, Permanent Labourer – Landfill Site Attendant. Carried.

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R2020-120 L. Andersen, L. Moore: That we accept the 2020-2021 Insurance Renewal as received from Frank Cowan Company. Carried.

R2020-121 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That we approve South Shore Centre LCBO Convenience Outlet to sell beverage alcohol on the following Statutory Holidays, annually: July 1 – Canada Day, August – Civic Holiday, September – Labour Day, October – Thanksgiving, December 25 – Christmas Day, December 26 – Boxing Day, January 1 – New Years Day and February – Family Day. Carried.

R2020-122 L. Moore, L. Andersen: That we approve Foote’s General Store LCBO Convenience Outlet to sell beverage alcohol on the following Statutory Holidays, annually: July 1 – Canada Day, August – Civic Holiday, September – Labour Day, October – Thanksgiving, December 25 – Christmas Day, December 26 – Boxing Day, January 1 – New Years Day and February – Family Day. Carried.

R2020-123 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law Number 2020-27, being a By-Law to establish and regulate a system for the disposal of solid waste in the defined areas of the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of June, 2020. Carried.

Item #12 on the Agenda, By-Law to Adopt a Position Description for the Treasurer-Deputy Clerk was deferred pending further information.

R2020-124 L. Andersen, L. Moore: That we pass By-Law Number 2020-29, being a By-Law to adopt a Tree Canopy and Natural Vegetation Policy for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of June, 2020.
Recorded Vote Requested. For: Piper, Andersen, Moore, Scott Against: Marchant. Carried.

R2020-125 J. Scott, L. Moore: That we approve the June Newsletter as presented for circulation. Carried.

R2020-126 J. Scott, L. Moore: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2020-127 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That the statement of accounts dated June 11, 15 and 16, 2020; totaling $102,724.61 be approved. Carried.

R2020-128 L. Moore, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law No. 2020-30, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on June 16, 2020.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of June, 2020. Carried.

R2020-129 L. Andersen, L. Moore: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:16 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held July 14, 2020. 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.