Tuesday, April 20, 2021

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, April, 20, 2021.
In response to the Stay at Home Order under the Provincial Emergency Declaration, the meeting was held using the Zoom platform and livestreamed to the Township of Nipissing YouTube Channel.

Present: Mayor Tom Piper and Councillors Tom Marchant, Liz Moore and James Scott.
Present: Fire Chief Will Bateman, Office Assistant Kristin Linklater, Operations Superintendent Dan MacInnis, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant John-Paul Negrinotti and Interim CAO-Clerk-Treasurer Kris Croskery-Hodgins.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor Scott.

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

Committee Reports:

R2021-082 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That the minutes of the meeting held April 6, 2021 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2021-083 J. Scott, T. Marchant: That the minutes of the closed session meeting held April 6, 2021 be adopted. Carried.

Item Number 6 was deferred pending further information.

R2021-084 L. Moore, J. Scott: That we authorize the purchase of printers for Council members from Grand and Toy at a total cost of $1,237.35.
This purchase will be made using the COVID Safe Restart funding. Carried.

R2021-085 T. Marchant, J. Scott: That we pass By-Law Number 2021-20, being a By-law to stop up and close Cedar Strip Way described as Cedar Strip Way, PL 42M650 and to authorize the transfer of LT 1, PL 42M650, BLK 31 PL 42M650, BLK 32 PL 42M650, BLK 33 PL 42M650, BLK 34 PL 42M650 and Cedar Strip Way PL 42M650 to PACE Savings & Credit Union Limited.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 20th day of April, 2021. Carried.

R2021-086 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor James Scott declared a pecuniary interest as his spouse is listed in the accounts payable.

R2021-087 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That the statement of accounts dated April 12, 15 and 20, 2021; totaling $78,822.21 be approved. Carried.

Minutes – April 20, 2021 – Page 2

R2021-088 J. Scott, L. Moore: That we pass By-Law No. 2021-21, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on April 20, 2021.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 20th day of April, 2021. Carried.

R2021-089 J. Scott, T. Marchant: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:27 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held May 4, 2021. Carried.


Interim CAO-Clerk-Treasurer:

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.