Tuesday, June 7, 2022

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.
The meeting was held in person at the Township of Nipissing Community Centre, and livestreamed to the Township of Nipissing YouTube Channel.

Present: Mayor Tom Piper and Councillors Steve Kirkey, Tom Marchant, Liz Moore and James Scott.
Staff: Fire Chief Will Bateman, Operations Superintendent Dan MacInnis and Administrative Assistant-Deputy Clerk Kristin Linklater.
Zoom: Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Municipal Administrator.
Guests: Oscar Poloni, KPMG.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports:
Dan MacInnis, Operations Superintendent – written report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Municipal Administrator – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore: Nipissing Township Museum Board.
Tom Marchant: Planning Training.
Steve Kirkey: Powassan District Union Public Library Board.
James Scott: Township of Nipissing Recreation Committee.
Tom Piper: Eastholme Home for the Aged Board of Management.

Oscar Poloni, KPMG, provided a presentation to Council on explanations to the Financial Statements compared to Budget figures, surplus and deficit calculations and comparisons to area municipalities of similar size and household counts.

R2022-128 L. Moore, J. Scott: That the minutes of the Council Meeting held May 24, 2022 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2022-129 S. Kirkey, T. Marchant: That we approve the Summer Newsletter for circulation as presented. Carried.

R2022-130 S. Kirkey, J. Scott: WHEREAS the owner of Part Lot 7, Concession 19; Part Lot 8, Concession 19; Part Lot 9, Concession 19 and Part Lot 10, Concession 19 has offered to convey part of Birchgrove Road which crosses the property, to the Township of Nipissing for road purposes;
AND WHEREAS the Township of Nipissing Official Plan policy is to acquire title to roads that have historically been used and maintained as public roads in the Township but have not been dedicated as public highways;
NOW THREREFORE the Township is willing to accept the portion of Birchgrove Road to the Municipality for road purposes, as shown as Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Parts 5, 7 and 8 on Plan 42R21816. Carried.

R2022-131 S. Kirkey, L. Moore: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2022-132 J. Scott, T. Marchant: That the statement of accounts dated May 26 and June 7, 2022; totaling $374,287.88 be approved. Carried.

Minutes – June 7, 2022 – Page 2

R2022-133 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That we pass By-Law No. 2022-33, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on June 7, 2022.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 7th day of June, 2022. Carried.

R2022-134 T. Marchant, S. Kirkey: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:49 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held June 21, 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.