Tuesday, April 16, 2019

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

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

Staff and visitors present: Dave Yemm, Will Bateman, Kris Croskery-Hodgins and Charles Barton.

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m.

Disclosure of pecuniary interest: Councillor James Scott.

Staff Reports:
Dave Yemm, Operations Superintendent – verbal and written report.
Operations Superintendent Yemm left the meeting following his report.
Will Bateman, Fire Chief – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Liz Moore –Nipissing Township Museum Board
Linda Andersen – Parry Sound District Social Services Administration Board
Tom Piper – Eastholme Board of Management, Sturgeon Nipissing French Water Group

R2019-72 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That the minutes of the meeting held April 2, 2019 be adopted as published. Carried.

R2019-73 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That we support the purchase of a utility trailer for the Township of Nipissing Fire Department and the development of a policy for use;
And that we accept Option #2 of the April 2, 2019 Fire Chief’s report to enter into a contract with a municipality offering the provision of Off-Road Rescue/Assistance Program and develop the necessary guidelines for the change of service delivery. Carried.

R2019-74 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That we approve the April 2019 Newsletter for circulation. Carried.

Council discussed proposed projects for the Community Improvement Grant funding.

Council discussed the current duties described for the Community Centre/Fitness Centre Maintenance Person contract.

R2019-75 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law Number 2019-17, being a By-Law to amend the Remuneration Schedule in the Township of Nipissing Pay Equity Plan.
Read a first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of April, 2019. Carried.

R2019-76 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Minutes – April 16, 2019 – Page 2

Councillor James Scott declared pecuniary interest as his spouse is listed in the Accounts Payable and left the Council chambers.

R2019-77 L. Andersen, T. Marchant: That the statement of accounts dated April 4 and 16, 2019; totaling $96,345.07 be approved. Carried.

Fire Chief Bateman and Treasurer-Deputy Clerk Croskery-Hodgins left the meeting.

R2019-78 T. Marchant, L. Moore: 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:
b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees; Time: 8:58 p.m. Carried.

R2019-79 T. Marchant, L. Moore: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 10:02 p.m. Carried.

R2019-80 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law No. 2019-18, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on April 16, 2019.
Read the first, second and third time and passed this 16th day of April, 2019. Carried.

R2019-81 L. Moore, T. Marchant: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 10:04 p.m. Next regular meeting May 7, 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.