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  BOARD OF TRUSTEES

AGENDA and DRAFT MINUTES

                        Thursday, June 24, 2010 @ 7:30 p.m.

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Members Present/ Members Absent

Call to the Public

1.      Approval of Agenda  

2.   Consent Agenda

a.)    Approval of June 10, 2010 Regular Meeting Minutes

b.)    General Fund Investments

c.)    HAPRA Report

3.      Loves Creek/Sesame  Drive

4.      MHOG Water Tower

5.      Burnham & Flower  Resolutions

6.      Marion Township Sewer Rates

7.      Fire Station Lease

8.      Howell Area Parks and  Recreation Authority

9.      Marion Township Park #2

Correspondence/ Updates:

      Pending Litigation

      Delinquent Tax Revolving Fund

      OLSHA

      Heritage Days

      ***Next Board Packet will be ready on Tuesday, July 6 @ 3:00 pm.

    Call to the Public

    Adjournment

                                       DRAFT MINUTES

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:               Bob Hanvey , Paula Wyckoff , Dan Lowe, Scott Lloyd, Les Andersen , and Tammy Beal

MEMBERS ABSENT:                 Travis Hodge                   

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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.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Bob Hanvey asked to have an item added at the top of the agenda for Marion Retail Center , and an item added at the end for sewer inspections.  Tammy Beal asked to add an item at the end for receiving boards.  Paula Wyckoff motioned to approve the agenda as amended.   Tammy Beal seconded.  Motion carried 6-0.

CONSENT AGENDA

Les Andersen motioned to approve the consent agenda.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Motion carried 6-0.

MARION RETAIL CENTER

Mike Powell and Kevin Jappaya were present on the behalf of this project.  Dan Lowe motioned that the modification of the site plan for Marion Retail Center be considered minor and no review is necessary by the Planning Commission, and will be reviewed by OHM and the township board for final approval.  Scott Lloyd seconded.  Motion carried 6-0.

Mr. Powell was informed that the plans should be received by the clerk’s office no later than noon on Tuesday, July 6 for inclusion in the July 8 board packets. 

LOVE’S CREEK/SESAME DRIVE

Tammy Beal motioned to approve the change order for OHM to change the contract amount to $121,649.50.  Les Andersen seconded.  Motion carried 6-0.

MHOG WATER TOWER

Documents are included in the packets for review by the board members.  No action required at this time.

BURNHAM & FLOWER RESOLUTIONS

Bob Hanvey and Dan Lowe said they would like to see the proposed amendments before approval.

TOWNSHIP SEWER RATES

Dan Lowe motioned to change the sewer usage rate to $4.25 per 1,000 gallons, effective July 1, 2010 , and to send out a letter of explanation to residents.  Scott Lloyd seconded.  Roll call vote:  Lloyd—yes; Wyckoff —yes; Hanvey—yes; Andersen—no; Beal—yes; Lowe—yes.  Motion carried 5-1.

FIRE STATION LEASE

Tammy Beal motioned to adopt a resolution to accept the lease agreement with the Howell Area Fire Authority for $9,829. for the period July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011 .  Les Andersen seconded.  Roll call vote:  Lowe, Beal, Andersen, Hanvey, Wyckoff , Lloyd—all yes.  Resolution passed 6-0.

HOWELL AREA PARKS AND RECREATION AUTHORITY

Paula Wyckoff motioned to pay the annual HAPRA  dues in the amount of $61,740 after July 1, 2010 .  Tammy Beal seconded.  Roll call vote:  Hanvey, Andersen, Beal, Wyckoff , Lloyd, Lowe—all yes.  Motion carried 6-0.

TOWNSHIP PARK #2

Park #2 has a new sign, carved by Ed Harter, and brick paver sales are ongoing.

SEWER INSPECTIONS

Dan Lowe motioned to adopt the Sewer Connection Policy as amended.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Motion carried 6-0.

RECEIVING BOARDS

Paula Wyckoff motioned to adopt a resolution to establish receiving boards for elections conducted July 1, 2010 through July 1, 2011 , as presented.  Les Andersen seconded.  Roll call vote:  Lloyd, Beal, Andersen, Lowe, Wyckoff , Hanvey—all yes.  Motion carried 6-0.

CORRESPONDENCE/UPDATES

Bob Hanvey updated the board members on pending litigation.

A resolution made by Howell Township regarding Livingston County delinquent tax revolving fund is included in the packet for review.

A letter from OLHSA regarding grants programs is included in the packet.

Tammy Beal provided the board members with financial information from Heritage Days; the event met expenses.

Packets for the next meeting will be available for pick-up on Tuesday, July 6 at 3:00 p.m.

CALL TO THE PUBLIC

Barney Cole, 918 Francis Road , asked when dust control was applied on Francis Road .  Tammy Beal said she would check.

ADJOURNMENT

Les Andersen motioned to adjourn at 9:25 p.m.   Tammy Beal seconded.  Motion carried 6-0.