Tuesday, March 23, 2021

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
In response to the Social Distancing requirements for Covid-19 precautions, the meeting was held at the Township of Nipissing Community Centre, 2381 Highway 654.

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

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None.

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

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore – Powassan District Union Public Library Board, Nipissing Township Museum Board
Tom Marchant – ENNPS Veterinary Committee

R2021-059 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That the minutes of the meeting held March 9, 2021 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2021-060 J. Scott, L. Moore: That the minutes of the special meeting held March 9, 2021 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2021-061 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That the minutes of the closed session meetings held March 9, 2021 be adopted. Carried.

R2021-062 J. Scott, T. Marchant: THAT we authorize the purchase of a Lenovo Server for the Township Office.
AND THAT we accept the quote from Sunwire for the supply and install of the server at a total cost of $13,843.63. Carried.

R2021-063 L. Moore, J. Scott: BE IT RESOLVED:
1. THAT this Council does approve “in principle” the Application of Elizabeth Jeanne Maynard-Gregg, Jennifer Isobel Anderson and Kathleen Dawn Maynard c/o Jeffrey L. Froud, to purchase the Shore road Allowance located in front of Pt Lt 9, Con 19, Township of Nipissing.
2. AND THAT this resolution is subject to the following conditions:
• That the applicant will be responsible for the payment of all the Municipality’s administrative, legal accounts and advertising costs in connection with the processing of this application.
• That in accordance with the Municipality’s policy, notice and a copy of the draft plan will be mailed to the adjacent owners. DEFEATED.

Minutes – March 23, 2021 – Page 2

R2021-064 T. Marchant, J. Scott: That we grant permission to Gordon Byers, owner of Lot 16, Concession 14 to perform works on the shore road allowance in front of their property as outlined in a proposal submitted March 5, 2021. Carried.

The 2021 Draft Budget was presented.

R2021-065 T. Marchant, J. Scott: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

R2021-066 J. Scott, L. Moore: That the statement of accounts dated March 18 and 23, 2021; totaling $223,777.04 be approved. Carried.

R2021-067 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That we pass By-Law No. 2021-16, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on March 23, 2021.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 23rd day of March, 2021. Carried.

R2021-068 T. Marchant, J. Scott: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 8:01 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held April 6, 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.