Tuesday, April 2, 2019

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

Present: Mayor Tom Piper, Councillors Linda Andersen, Tom Marchant, Liz Moore and James Scott.

Staff and visitors present: Steph Morneau, Eric Jesswein, Dave Yemm, 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:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – verbal and written report.

Steph Morneau provided information on a request to utilize an unopened road allowance to access property located at Lot 24, Concession 2 in the southwest corner of the Township.
Mr. Morneau and Superintendent Yemm left the meeting following this presentation.

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

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore – Powassan District Union Public Library, Nipissing Township Museum Board
Tom Marchant – East Parry Sound Veterinary Association, North Almaguin Planning Board
Tom Piper – Eastholme Board of Management

R2019-64 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That the minutes of the meeting held March 19, 2019 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2019-65 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That the minutes of the closed meeting held March 19, 2019 be adopted. Carried.

Council discussed the draft April Newsletter.

Council discussed the current organizational structure and proposed changes.

R2019-66 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2019-67 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we authorize the payment of Invoice #197109, Brian Byers, for off-site construction and delivery of display cases for the Museum. Carried.

R2019-68 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That the statement of accounts dated March 21 and April 2, 2019; totaling $157,368.46 be approved. Carried.

Minutes – April 2, 2019 – Page 2

R2019-69 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That we accept the estimate provided by MWT Water Treatment Solutions for the installation of a Water Conditioner at the Township of Nipissing Community Centre, totaling $4,520.00. Carried.

R2019-70 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That we pass By-Law No. 2019-16, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on April 2, 2019.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of April, 2019. Carried.

R2019-71 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:55 p.m. Next regular meeting April 16, 2019. Carried.


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.