Tuesday, June 21, 2022

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
The meeting was held in person at the Township of Nipissing Community Centre, and livestreamed to the Township of Nipissing YouTube Channel.

Present: Mayor Tom Piper and Councillors Steve Kirkey, Liz Moore and James Scott.
Staff: Fire Chief Will Bateman.
Zoom: Councillor Tom Marchant, Operations Superintendent Dan MacInnis and Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Municipal Administrator.
Guests: Jocelyn Palm, Near North Enviro-Education Centre.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

Jocelyn Palm provided a presentation on behalf of the Near North Enviro-Education Centre requesting the Township of Nipissing’s support and participation in a survey to gather information on the area including demographics, environment, community, education & jobs, food security, belonging and leadership, and opinions not covered in the survey.

Staff Reports:
Dan MacInnis, Operations Superintendent – written report.
Operations Superintendent MacInnis left the meeting following his report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, Land Planning and Technology Administrator – Deputy Treasurer – written report.
Will Bateman, Fire Chief-CEMC-MLEO – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Municipal Administrator – written and verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Tom Piper: Eastholme Home for the Aged Board of Management.
Tom Marchant: Provided updates on Commanda Community Centre events.

R2022-135 T. Marchant, S. Kirkey: That the minutes of the Council Meeting held June 7, 2022 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2022-136 L. Moore, J. Scott: WHEREAS the Town of Aurora circulated Motion 10.1 regarding Private Member’s Bill C-233 “Keira’s Law”;
AND WHEREAS the Council of the Township of Nipissing supports the request put forward to raise the level of education on domestic violence and coercive control for federally appointed Judges;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Resolution of Support be circulated to MP Anthony Rota and to Karina Gould, MP, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. Carried.

R2022-137 S. Kirkey, J. Scott: THAT a donation of $100 be made to Near North Crime Stoppers. Carried.

Item Number 8. on the Agenda, By-Law to pass updates to the Procedural By-Law was deferred pending further information. It is expected to be discussed for passage on July 12, 2022.

R2022-138 L. Moore, J. Scott: That we pass By-Law Number 2022-35, being a By-Law to appoint an authorized person for the purposes of Site Plan Approval under the Planning Act.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 21st day of June, 2022. Carried.

Minutes – June 21, 2022 – Page 2

R2022-139 S. Kirkey, L. Moore: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2022-140 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That the statement of accounts dated June 9, 17 and 20, 2022; totaling $262,680.72 be approved. Carried.

R2022-141 S. Kirkey, J. Scott: That we pass By-Law No. 2022-36, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on June 21, 2022.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 21st day of June, 2022. Carried.

R2022-142 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 7:24 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held July 12, 2022. Carried.


Municipal Administrator:

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.