Tuesday, June 4, 2019

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

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

Staff and visitors present: Jamie Robinson, Rhonda Hyatt, Nora Jackson, Brenda Lennon, Theresa Lewis, Dave Yemm, 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:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – verbal and written report.
Operations Superintendent Yemm left the meeting following his report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Will Bateman, Fire Chief – written report.

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore – Parry Sound District Union Public Library Board, Nipissing Township Museum Board, Township of Nipissing Recreation Committee
Tom Marchant – North Almaguin Planning Board, Wildlife Damage Compensation Program
James Scott – Township of Nipissing Recreation Committee
Tom Piper – Sturgeon Nipissing French River Water Group

Jamie Robinson, MHBC Planning Consultants introduced the Zoning By-Law Review Process with a Powerpoint presentation.

R2019-111 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That the minutes of the meeting held May 21, 2019 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2019-112 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That we award Tender Number N-05-19 for Supplied and Applied Quarried Granite to: Evan Hughes Excavating Ltd. For a total cost of $81,382.60, including applicable taxes. Carried.

Item #7 on the Agenda, Award Request for Quote for Pulverizing was deferred. One submission was received. It was not within the budgeted amount for the project.

R2019-113 L. Andersen, T. Marchant: That we donate $100.00 to the District of Parry Sound Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service & Family Court Support Program’s Therapy Dog training. Carried.

R2019-114 J. Scott, L. Moore: That we award the Request for Quote for Flooring at Station #1 to: De Peuters Decorating Centre for the amount of: $8,949.78 including applicable taxes. Carried.

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R2019-115 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That we award the Request for Quote for windows and a door at Station #2 to: Tony Bolwerk Construction Inc. for the amount of: $7,372.12 including applicable taxes. Carried.

R2019-116 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we authorize the CAO-Clerk to sign an agreement with AECOM Canada Ltd. for the continued monitoring and reporting on both municipal landfill location from 2019 to 2022, total estimated costs of $178,000 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

Discussion: Council discussed the proposed uses for the Provincial Government Modernization and Efficiencies funding.
Museum Board member Linda Andersen presented the expansion plans and request on behalf of the Museum Board.

Items for consideration:
Nipissing Township Museum Expansion
Landfill Health and Safety Upgrades including landfill buildings
Air Exchange System for the Public Works Garage, health and safety consideration
Heritage Park Rink Building upgrades for accessibility, washroom and interior upgrades
Fence repair and replacement at the St. John’s Cemetery, Alsace Road

R2019-117 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2019-118 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That the statement of accounts dated May 23, 24 and 30; June 4, 2019; totaling $170,048.45 be approved. Carried.

R2019-119 J. Scott, 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:
e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board; Time: 8:39 p.m. Carried.

R2019-120 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 9:03 p.m. Carried.

R2019-121 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law No. 2019-24, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on June 4, 2019.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 4th day of June, 2019. Carried.

R2019-122 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:04 p.m. Next regular meeting June 18, 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.