Minutes – November 17, 2020

MINUTES
TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

A statutory public meeting, pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.P. 13, as amended, was held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
In response to the Social Distancing requirements for Covid-19 precautions, the meeting was held at the Township of Nipissing Community Centre, 2381 Highway 654.

Purpose of the Meeting: To provide members of the public an opportunity to provide comments on the updated Zoning By-law document that has been prepared.

Present: Mayor Tom Piper and Councillors Linda Andersen, Tom Marchant, Liz Moore and James Scott.
Regrets: James Scott, Councillor
Present: Jamie Robinson, MHBC, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant John-Paul Negrinotti and CAO-Clerk Charles Barton.

The Public Meeting was called to order, and declared an open meeting at 4:00 p.m. by Mayor Tom Piper.

Mayor Piper welcomed those in attendance and provided instruction on the meeting format.

Staff Presentation: A power-point presentation reviewing the Zoning By-law, amendments and regulations governing the Zoning By-law was presented by Municipal Planner, Jamie Robinson.

Verbal Representation Requests Submitted: None.

Written Submissions: One written submission from Susan Terry.

Questions from Council were responded to by Mr. Robinson.

After this meeting is concluded, additional comments will be considered and Mr. Robinson will prepare a detailed report to Council. The final Zoning By-Law will be prepared to be passed at the next regular meeting of Council.

The Public Meeting was declared closed at 4:44 p.m. by Mayor Piper.

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A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
In response to the Social Distancing requirements for Covid-19 precautions, the meeting was held at the Township of Nipissing Community Centre, 2381 Highway 654 following the Public Meeting to discuss the Zoning By-Law update.

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

The meeting was called to order following the Zoning By-Law Public Meeting.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

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

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore – Powassan District Union Public Library Board
Tom Marchant – Source Protection Authority
Tom Piper – Eastholme Home for the Aged Board of Management

R2020 -197 L. Andersen, T. Marchant: That the minutes of the meeting held October 6, 2020 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2020-198 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: That the minutes of the closed session meeting held October 6, 2020 be adopted. Carried.

R2020-199 L. Moore, L. Andersen: That the Township of Nipissing officially withdraws funding application #2019-10-1-1418282561, for the Installation of a Barrier-Free Ramp and Ground-Level Entrance to the Fitness Centre through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, Community, Culture and Recreation funding stream. Carried.

R2020-200 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: Be it Resolved:
1. THAT this Council does approve “in principle” the Application of Gary Gardiner to purchase the Shore Road Allowance located in front of PCL 9927, N PT Broken Lt 11, Con 18, Township of Nipissing.
2. AND THAT this resolution is subject to the following conditions:
• That the applicant will be responsible for the payment of all the Municipality’s administrative, legal accounts and advertising costs in connection with the processing of this application.
• That in accordance with the Municipality’s policy, notice and a copy of the draft plan will be mailed to the adjacent owners. Carried.

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R2020-201 L. Andersen, L. Moore: THAT we amend Resolution Number R2020-157, passed September 1, 2020 to award RFP-NIP 2020-06 for a Vehicle Monitoring System (VMS) for the Public Works Fleet to Sky Hawk Telematics for a new amount of $5,794.64 initial equipment amount and $156.79 monthly data plan amount, including HST. Carried.

R2020-202 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That we accept a bid from CANOR for the 2001 Western Star surplus fleet truck in the amount of $25,000.00. Carried.

R2020-203 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: That we approve a quote from Metalfab for a double hose box for Pump #2 in the amount of $3,100.00 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

R2020-204 L. Moore, L. Andersen: That we authorize the Mayor to sign a Letter of Intent to Commit Funding to become a COOP2021 participant for the updated digital orthophotography of Central Ontario. Carried.

R2020-205 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2020-206 L. Moore, L. Andersen: That the statement of accounts dated October 7, 15, 23 and 29, 2020 and November 2, 4, 12 and 17, 2020; totaling $246,446.62 be approved. Carried.

R2020-207 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law No. 2020-46, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on November 17, 2020.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 17th day of November, 2020. Carried.

R2020-208 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 6:09 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held December 1, 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.