Tuesday, August 11, 2020

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.
In response to the Declaration of Emergency for Covid-19, the meeting was held at the Township of Nipissing Community Centre, 2381 Highway 654.

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

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Oscar Poloni, KPMG, presented the Shared Services Review report and Winter Roads Maintenance Business Case Analysis.
Mr. Poloni left the meeting following his presentation.

Paul Goodridge presented a proposal for an Encroachment Agreement on behalf of the Berthiaumes, Toeppner Boulevard.
Mr. Goodridge left the meeting following his presentation.

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

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper – Eastholme Home for the Aged Board of Management

R2020 -142 T. Marchant, J. Scott: That the minutes of the meeting held July 14, 2020 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2020-143 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That the minutes of the closed session meeting held July 14, 2020 be adopted. Carried.

R2020-144 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That the minutes of the Special meeting held July 16, 2020 be adopted. Carried.

Minutes – August 11, 2020 – Page 2

R2020-145 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: Be it resolved:
1. THAT this Council does approve “in principle” the Application of George Wood to purchase the Shore Road Allowance located in front of Plan M146, Lot 26, Township of Nipissing.
2. AND THAT this resolution is subject to the following conditions:
• That in accordance with the Municipality’s policy, notice and a copy of the draft plan will be mailed to the adjacent owners.

R2020-146 J. Scott, T. Marchant: That we authorize a Request for Proposal be circulated for a Vehicle Monitoring System (VMS) for Road Maintenance purposes. Carried.

R2020-147 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That we accept the quote from DRO Distributing for the supply and installation of a 2020 Boss 9’2’ VXT RT3 Steel V Plow for $12,880.87, including applicable taxes. Carried.

R2020-148 L. Andersen, T. Marchant: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2020-149 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That the statement of accounts dated July 24 and August 6, 7, 10 & 11, 2020; totaling $598,193.73 be approved. Carried.

R2020-150 T. Marchant, J. Scott: 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:
b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
Time: 7:52 p.m. Carried.

R2020-151 J. Scott, T. Marchant: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 8:34 p.m. Carried.

R2020-152 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law No. 2020-33, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on August 11, 2020.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 11th day of August, 2020. Carried.

R2020-153 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:36 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held September 1, 2020. 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.