Friday, February 11, 2022

A special meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Friday, February 11, 2022.
As per the Provincial regulations in response to COVID-19, the meeting was held virtually using the Zoom platform, 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.
Zoom: Councillor Tom Marchant.
Present: Fire Chief Will Bateman, Operations Superintendent Dan MacInnis, Acting Deputy-Clerk, and Municipal Administrator Kris Croskery-Hodgins.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: None

R2022-35 S. Kirkey, L. Moore: WHEREAS the replacement of the 2005 Tandem Truck with Snow Plow equipment has been designated for replacement in the 2024 approved Capital Forecast;
AND WHEREAS significant repair requirements have been identified for the safe continued use of the 2005 Tandem Truck;
AND WHEREAS the estimates for ongoing repairs to the 2005 Tandem Truck are not fiscally responsible where a new tandem truck purchase would be an option;
AND WHEREAS there are identified supply issues for the supply of a new Tandem Truck with Snow Plow equipment and staff have been investigating wait list opportunities on vehicles;
AND WHEREAS the Procurement By-Law, 2020-51, Part 10.1 provides Council the authority to proceed with the purchase of the truck and equipment outside of the normal procurement procedures;
NOW THEREFORE Council accepts the offer of sale from Freightliner North Bay for the supply of one (1) Tandem Axle Diesel Truck Complete with Snowplow/Sanding Equipment; 2023 Freightliner 114SD with Gin-cor installed Viking Equipment for a total price of $332,989.53, including applicable taxes;
AND THAT we also accept the Extended Warranty EW4 at a cost of $6,919.59 plus applicable taxes. Carried.

R2022-36 J. Scott, S. Kirkey: That we pass By-Law No. 2022-08, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on February 11, 2022.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 11th day of February, 2022. Carried.

R2022-37 L. Moore, S. Kirkey: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 1:18 p.m. Next regular meeting to be held February 22, 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.