Tuesday, February 16, 2021

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
In response to the Social Distancing requirements for Covid-19 precautions, the meeting was held via the Zoom platform and livestreamed to the Township of Nipissing YouTube channel.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Staff Reports:
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – written report.
Dan MacInnis, Operations Superintendent – written and verbal report.
Will Bateman, Fire Chief – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Marchant – Source Water Protection Committee

R2021-029 L. Andersen, L. Moore: That the minutes of the meeting held February 2, 2021 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2021-030 T. Marchant, J. Scott: THAT we participate in the City of North Bay’s Household Hazardous Waste Program for the year of 2021. Carried.

R2021-031 L. Moore, L. Andersen: That Resolution Number R2020-224 passed December 15, 2020 be amended to remove the transfer of $10,000 to reserve from the Fire Department Budget at the end of 2020. Carried.

R2021-032 T. Marchant, J. Scott: That we award Tender NIP-PW-2021-01 for a new 2021 Tracked Excavator to: Toromont Cat. At a cost of: $139,645.40, including applicable taxes. Carried.

Discussion of Draft Trailer By-Law.

R2021-033 L. Andersen, L. Moore: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2021-034 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That the statement of accounts dated February 4 and 6, 2021; totaling $108,336.72 be approved. Carried.

R2021-035 J. Scott, L. Moore: That we pass By-Law No. 2021-10, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on February 16, 2021.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of February, 2021. Carried.

Minutes – February 16, 2021 – Page 2

R2021-036 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:08 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held March 9, 2021. 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.