Tuesday, February 2, 2021

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, February 2, 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, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk Kris Croskery-Hodgins and CAO-Clerk Charles Barton.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

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

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore – Nipissing Township Museum Board, Township of Nipissing Recreation Committee, Powassan District Union Library.
Tom Piper – Eastholme Home for the Aged Board of Management.

R2021-020 L. Moore, L. Andersen: That the minutes of the meeting held January 19, 2021 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2021-021 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That we pass By-Law Number 2021-08, being a By-law to authorize entering into an agreement to provide for the maintenance of the Powassan and District Union Library.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of February, 2021. Carried.

R2021-022 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: That the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Nipissing supports the 2021 Census, and encourages all residents to complete their census questionnaire online at www.census.gc.ca. Accurate and complete census data support programs and services that benefit our community. Carried.

R2021-023 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That we adopt the 5 Year Capital Forecast as presented. Carried.

R2021-024 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we authorize the issuance of a Tender for a Tracked Excavator. Carried.

R2021-025 L. Andersen, L. Moore: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

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R2021-026 J. Scott, T. Marchant: That the statement of accounts dated January 21 and February 2, 2021; totaling $97,352.85 be approved. Carried.

R2021-027 L. Moore, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law No. 2021-09, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on February 2, 2021.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 2nd day of February, 2021. Carried.

R2021-028 J. Scott, T. Marchant: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:28 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held February 16, 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.