Minutes – March 5, 2019

MINUTES
TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

Present: Mayor Tom Piper, Councillors Linda Andersen, Liz Moore and James Scott.
Regrets: Councillor Tom Marchant
Staff and visitors present: Eric Jesswein, Will Bateman, John-Paul Negrinotti, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports:
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Will Bateman, Fire Chief – verbal and written report.
Chief Bateman left the meeting following his report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore – Powassan District Union Public Library Board
Linda Andersen – District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board
Tom Piper – Sturgeon Nipissing French River Committee, Eastholme Home for the Aged Board of Management

R2019-45 L. Moore, J. Scott: That the minutes of the meeting held February 19, 2019 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2019-46 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That we pass By-Law Number 2019-11, being a By-law to appoint an Integrity Commissioner for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of March, 2019. Carried.

R2019-47 L. Andersen, L. Moore: That we pass By-Law Number 2019-12, being a By-law to set Tax Ratios for municipal purposes for the year 2019.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of March, 2019. Carried.

R2019-48 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law Number 2019-13, being a By-law to specify the annualized tax limit, prior year current value assessment tax limit, claw back percentages, the capping threshold parameters and the minimum tax level for new to class/new construction properties for the Township of Nipissing.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of March, 2019. Carried.

R2019-49 L. Moore, J. Scott: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2019-50 J. Scott, L. Moore: That the statement of accounts dated February 21 and March 5, 2019; totaling $141,463.00 be approved. Carried.

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R2019-51 L. Moore, L. Andersen: That we donate $100 to the Trout Creek Agricultural Society 2019 Fall Fair. Carried.

R2019-52 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That we donate $100 to the 2019 Powassan Maple Syrup Festival. Carried.

R2019-53 L. Moore, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law No. 2019-14, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on March 5, 2019.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of March, 2019. Carried.

R2019-54 J. Scott, L. Moore: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:23 p.m. Next regular meeting March 19, 2019. 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.