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        BOARD OF TRUSTEES -  AGENDA AND DRAFT MINUTES

                       Thursday, February 11, 2010

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Members Present/ Members Absent

Call to the Public

            Census

1.      Approval of Agenda  

2.   Consent Agenda

a.)    Approval of January 11, 2010 Regular Meeting Minutes

b.)    Approval of January 25, 2010 Special Meeting Minutes

c.)    January 18, 2010 Heritage Days Minutes

d.)    Goodman Law Group Invoice ($1,837.50)

e.)    Eric Lowe Invoice ($640)

f.)     Assessing Report

g.)    Complaint Form

h.)    DPW Report

i.)      Treasurers Report

j.)      Zoning Report

3.      Triangle Lake SAD Public Hearing-Roll Confirmation

4.      Bentley Lake Farm Stand

5.      Poverty Exemption Guidelines (bring back table from Jan. meeting)

6.      Carlisle/Wortman Associates, Inc. and SAFEbuilt, Inc

7.      Road Millage

8.      Advisory Committees Approval of Boards

9.   Marion Township Park #2

Correspondence/ Updates:

      Pending Litigation

      Marion Retail Center

      Tornado Siren

    Call to the Public

    Adjournment

                                              DRAFT MINUTES 

                                                                                                           

MEMBERS PRESENT:   Bob Hanvey, Paula Wyckoff, Scott Lloyd, Les Andersen, Travis Hodge, 

                                    Tammy Beal, and Dan Lowe

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:     None

 

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CALL TO ORDER

Bob Hanvey called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  

PLEDGE TO FLAG

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

The board members introduced themselves. 

CALL TO THE PUBLIC

None.

CENSUS

Questionnaires will be sent to all residents in the near future and everyone is encouraged to respond.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Travis Hodge motioned to approve the agenda.  Tammy Beal seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.

CONSENT AGENDA

Scott Lloyd asked to have the Eric Lowe invoice removed and made agenda item #10.  Dan Lowe asked to have the assessing report removed and made agenda item #11.  Paula Wyckoff motioned to approve the consent agenda as amended.  Les Andersen seconded.  Roll call vote:  Lowe, Lloyd, Beal, Hanvey, Wyckoff , Andersen, Hodge—all yes.  Motion carried 7-0.

TRIANGLE LAKE SAD ROLL CONFIRMATION PUBLIC HEARING

Bob Hanvey opened the public hearing.

Mike Heisner, 2989 Rubbins, said he supports the SAD but questioned including the lot owned by the TLPOA.

Tammy Beal motioned to remove the TLPOA parcel from the SAD roll.  Scott Lloyd seconded.  Roll call vote:  Hanvey, Lowe, Wyckoff , Beal, Lloyd, Hodge, Andersen—all yes.  Motion carried 7-0

Richard Pybus, 2279 Sundance Ridge, said he strongly objects to the SAD, and feels that putting chemicals in the lake is wrong.  He also said he doesn’t believe that Public Act 188 allows an SAD for this purpose.

George Micks, 409 West St. , said he disagrees with using chemicals in the lake.

Dan Lowe said the township board is only approving the SAD for funding; the board doesn’t decide how the weed control is done.

Mark Benedetti, 2859 Rubbins, responded to Mr. Pybus’ comments.

Bob Hanvey asked if there were any written objections to the roll; none were submitted.

The public hearing was closed at 7:52 p.m.

Bob Hanvey will modify the roll to remove the TLPOA parcel (AI #1.)

Les Andersen motioned to adopt a resolution, as amended, to approve the roll for the Triangle Lake Aquatic Weed Management Special Assessment District.  Tammy Beal seconded.  Roll call vote:  Wyckoff , Hodge, Hanvey, Lloyd, Beal, Andersen, Lowe—all yes.  Resolution passed 7-0.

BENTLEY LAKE FARM STAND

After discussion, Bob Hanvey motioned to allow Mr. Turner’s produce stand on township property.  Motion failed due to lack of second.

POVERTY EXEMPTION GUIDELINES

Paula Wyckoff motioned to postpone this item until the next meeting.  Travis Hodge seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.

CARLISLE/WORTMAN ASSOCIATES AND SAFEBUILT

Carlisle/Wortman has submitted a proposal to the township to handle building permits rather than the county.  Bob Hanvey said he will ask them to come to a meeting for more information (AI #2.)

ROAD MILLAGE

Les Andersen motioned to postpone this item until the March 11 meeting to gather more information.  Scott Lloyd seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.

ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Paula Wyckoff motioned to approve the officers for the Heritage Days committee (Chairman Tammy Beal, Co-Chairman John Lowe, and Secretary Les Andersen.)  Travis Hodge seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.  Tammy Beal will provide the board members with a list of suggestions to prioritize (AI #3.)

TOWNSHIP PARK #2

John Lowe updated the board members on this project.  Tammy Beal will get more information on insurance (AI #4.)

ERIC LOWE INVOICE

Paula Wyckoff motioned to pay the invoice in the amount of $640.  Tammy Beal seconded.  Roll call vote:  Hodge, Beal, Andersen, Lowe, Hanvey, Lloyd, Wyckoff —all yes.  Motion carried 7-0.

ASSESSING REPORT

Dan Lowe said he wanted the board members to review the assessing report.

CORRESPONDENCE/UPDATES

A letter from Senator Carl Levin is included in the packets.

Les Andersen updated the board on recent mediation with two residents.

Bob Hanvey gave an update on the Highland and Chestnut litigation.

Bob Hanvey updated the board members on Marion Retail Center .

The tornado siren should be working by the first Thursday in March.

There is a construction trade scholarship available through Jay Drick’s office.

Paula Wyckoff passed out an invitation to the Howell Rotary Wine & Cheese Tasting Event to benefit the Howell Carnegie District Library’s literacy programs and Howell Parks & Recreation youth programs.

A Heritage Days meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 15 at 7:00 p.m.

CALL TO THE PUBLIC

Joe Hune, candidate for the state senate, introduced himself to the board members.

ADJOURNMENT

Scott Lloyd motioned to adjourn at 9:20 p.m.  Les Andersen seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.