Tuesday, December 3, 2019

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

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

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

R2019-221 L. Moore, T. Marchant: 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: 7:06 p.m. Carried.

R2019-222 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 7:45 p.m. Carried.

Operations Superintendent Dan MacInnis left the meeting.

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore – Powassan District Union Public Library Board, Nipissing Township Museum Board
Tom Marchant – North Almaguin Planning Board
Linda Andersen – District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board
Tom Piper – Eastholme Home for the Aged Board of Management

R2019-223 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That the minutes of the meeting held November 19, 2019 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2019-224 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That we Authorize an Expression of Interest submission for Intake 1 of the Municipal Modernization Program for a Proposed Service Delivery Review Project. Carried.

Minutes – December 3, 2019 – Page 2

R2019-225 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That we set the Council meeting dates for 2020 as follows:
January 7 and 21; February 4 and 18; March 10 and 24; April 7 and 21; May 5 and 19; June 2 and 16;
July 14; August 11; September 1 and 15; October 6 and 20; November 17; December 1 and 15, 2020.

Council discussed a Draft copy of the Strategic Plan Update for the Township of Nipissing.

R2019-226 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2019-227 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That the statement of accounts dated November 28 and December 3, 2019; totaling $212,402.51 be approved. Carried.

R2019-228 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That we pass By-Law No. 2019-44, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on December 3, 2019.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 3rd day of December, 2019. Carried.

R2019-229 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:24 p.m. Next regular meeting December 17, 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.