Tuesday, January 18, 2022

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
As per the Provincial regulations in response to COVID-19, the meeting was held virtually using the Zoom platform and livestreamed to the Township of Nipissing YouTube Channel.

Present: Mayor Tom Piper and Councillors Steve Kirkey, Tom Marchant, Liz Moore and James Scott.
Present: Fire Chief Will Bateman, Operations Superintendent Dan MacInnis, Acting Deputy-Clerk, Land Planning and Technology Administrator John-Paul Negrinotti, Office Assistant Kristin Linklater and Municipal Administrator Kris Croskery-Hodgins.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None

Staff Reports:
John-Paul Negrinotti, Acting Deputy Clerk; Land Planning & Technology Administrator – written report.
Dan MacInnis, Operations Superintendent – written report.

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore: Broadband Services Webinar hosted by Ministry of Infrastructure.
Steve Kirkey: Broadband Services Webinar by MOI; Powassan & District Public Union Library Board
James Scott: Recreation Committee

R2022-12 L. Moore, S. Kirkey: That the minutes of the Council Meeting held January 4, 2022 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2022-13 T. Marchant, J. Scott: That we authorize the Treasurer to proceed with Tax Registration on qualifying properties. Carried.

R2022-14 L. Moore, S. Kirkey: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2022-15 T. Marchant, J. Scott: That the statement of accounts dated December 31, 2021 and January 7 and 17, 2022; totaling $122,328.90 be approved. Carried.

R2022-16 J. Scott, S. Kirkey: 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:
e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
A written complaint was received regarding a property in potential violation oof the Zoning By-Law 2020-20 requesting Council review and intervention if required.
k) a position, plan, procedure, criteria or instruction to be applied to any negotiations carried on or to be carried on by or on behalf of the municipality or local board.
A request has been received for continued winter road maintenance, a legal opinion has been obtained for review and direction of Council.
b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
Review of Municipal Administrator Performance Expectations, 3 months.
Time: 7:03 p.m. Carried.

Minutes – January 18, 2022 – Page 2

R2022-17 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 7:54 p.m. Carried.

R2022-18 S. Kirkey, J. Scott: That we pass By-Law No. 2022-06, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on January 18, 2022.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 18th day of January, 2022. Carried.

R2022-19 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:56 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held January 18, 2022. Carried.


Municipal Administrator:

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.