Tuesday, February 5, 2019

A regular meeting of the Township of Nipissing Council was held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

Present: Mayor Tom Piper, Councillors Linda Andersen, Tom Marchant and James Scott.
Regrets: Councillor Liz Moore.
Staff and visitors present: Rose Haufe, Jamie Board, Dave Yemm, John-Paul Negrinotti, 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.
Dave Yemm left the meeting after providing his report.
John-Paul Negrinotti, EDO-CEMC-Planning Assistant – verbal report.
Kris Croskery-Hodgins, Treasurer-Deputy Clerk – verbal report.
Charles Barton, CAO-Clerk – verbal report.

Committee Reports:
Linda Andersen – Nipissing Township Museum
Tom Piper – Government Dock Status Update

Council heard a brief budget request presentation from Jamie Board and Rose Haufe, representing the Commanda Historical Corporation regarding funding in the 2019 Budget.
Jamie Board and Rose Haufe left the meeting.

R2019-20 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: That the minutes of the meeting held January 22, 2019 be adopted as published. Carried.

The 2019 Draft Budget was presented to Council for review and discussion.

R2019-21 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we authorize the purchase of new business laptops as per quote received by Northern Voice and Data in the amount of $10,403.91 including tax. Carried.

R2019-22 T. Marchant, J. Scott: That we accept the correspondence as presented. Carried.

Councillor James Scott declared a pecuniary interest as his spouse is listed in the Accounts Payable listing. Councillor Scott left the Council table.

R2019-23 L. Andersen, T. Marchant: That the statement of accounts dated January 23 and February 5, 2019; totaling $158,225.83 be approved. Carried.

Councillor Scott returned to the Council table.

Minutes – February 5, 2019 – Page 2

R2019-24 J. Scott, L. Andersen: 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: 8:59 p.m. Carried.

R2019-25 L. Andersen, T. Marchant: That we resume to an open public meeting. Time: 9:08 p.m. Carried.

R2019-26 T. Marchant, J. Scott: That we authorize the CAO-Clerk and Treasurer-Deputy Clerk to attend the Northeastern Ontario CAO-Clerk’s Forum in Sudbury on March 26, 2019. Carried.

R2019-27 L. Andersen, J. Scott: That council supports the appointment of Jordy Carr to the Parry Sound Municipal Association for Ward 6 to represent the Municipalities of Callander and Powassan and The Townships of Chisholm and Nipissing. Carried.

R2019-28 J. Scott, L. Andersen: That we pass By-Law No. 2019-07, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on February 5, 2019. Read the first, second and third time and passed this 5th day of February, 2019. Carried.

R2019-29 T. Marchant, L. Andersen: That the meeting be adjourned. Time: 9:15 p.m. Next regular meeting February 19, 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.