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   BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 AGENDA and DRAFT MINUTES

                                  Thursday, July 8, 2010

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 24, 2010 Regular Meeting Minutes

b.)    June 22, 2010 Planning Commission Public Hearing

c.)    June 22, 2010 Planning Commission Report

d.)    Assessing Report

e.)    Complaint Report

f.)     DPW Report

g.)    Park Advisory Committee Report

h.)    Treasurers Report

i.)      Zoning Report

j.)      OHM Invoice

k.)   MTA Invoice

3.      Marion Retail Center

4.      Loves Creek/Sesame  Drive

5.      MHOG Water Tower

6.      Burnham & Flower  Resolutions (bring back)

7.      Darakjian

8.      Business Directory

Correspondence/ Updates:

      Pending Litigation

      Public Internet Access

      Sewer Rates Letter

      Delinquent Tax Revolving Fund

     OLSHA

    Call to the Public

    Adjournment

                                                 DRAFT MINUTES

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

                                   Travis Hodge, Tammy Beal

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:   None                   

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CALL TO ORDER

Bob Hanvey called the meeting to order at 7:32 p.m. 

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

The board members introduced themselves. 

CALL TO THE PUBLIC

None heard.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Bob Hanvey asked to have item #9 Joe Vellardita/Premier Farms/Sewer Repairs added and Tammy Beal asked to have item #10 Marion Township Roads added. Les Andersen motioned to approve the agenda as amended.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.

CONSENT AGENDA

Les Andersen motioned to approve the consent agenda.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.

MARION RETAIL CENTER

Kevin Jappaya was present on the behalf of this project.  Les Andersen motioned to approve OHM’s letter of recommendations and to approve the July 2, 2010 updated Marion Retail Site Plan; also to have George Jappaya, Phil Westmoreland and Mike Powell meet and determine what work is to be done and then have Phil Westmoreland report to the Township when the work is completed.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.

LOVE’S CREEK/SESAME DRIVE

Township has decided to look at this project one year from now and see how the product has held up.

Phil Westmoreland will check on Greg Marker’s recommendation to pay letter and on OHM’s billing for Loves Creek and Sesame Drive .

MHOG WATER TOWER

Proposed site map was passed out to Board members. The Board members discussed options for property and road easements for the Water Tower. No action required at this time.

BURNHAM & FLOWER RESOLUTIONS

Tammy Beal motioned to adopt a resolution to sign and pre-approve the intended documents that Burnham and Flower will produce for the Township’s  John Hancock Pension Plan. Les Andersen seconded. Roll Call Vote: Wyckoff , Hodge, Hanvey, Lloyd, Beal, Andersen, Lowe-all yes. Resolution passed 7-0.

Les Andersen motioned to adopt a resolution to sign and pre-approve the intended documents that Burnham and Flower will produce for the Township’s ING 457 Pension Plan. Paula Wyckoff seconded. Roll Call Vote: Hodge, Hanvey, Lloyd, Beal, Andersen, Wyckoff , Lowe-all yes. Resolution passed 7-0.

DARAKJIAN

There was a letter in the packet describing the Darakjian situation. Howell City will not be getting involved with the property this year. Bob Hanvey will have the real numbers and the interest amounts at the next Board meeting. (AI #1)

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Form was in the packet for residents to sign up to have their businesses listed through a link from our website.

JOE VELLARDITA/PREMIER FARMS/SEWER REPAIRS

Joe Vellardita has not been paid from the Premier Farms clean up, he would like some kind of a letter from the township stating that the job has been satisfactory completed. Dan Lowe will get the dates that project was completed so that the letter can be sent. (AI #2)

There are three areas that need work: the manhole cover on Norton Road near Wood Creek is two feet below grade, pipe into manhole by Norton Road pump station has sunk and the driveway in Maple Farms has eroded. Travis Hodge motioned to allow up to $10,000 to be spent to repair the two manholes on Norton Road and the driveway in Maple Farms. Paula Wyckoff seconded. Roll call vote: Hodge, Lloyd, Wyckoff , Hanvey, Beal, Andersen, Lowe-all yes. Motion carried 7-0.

MARION TOWNSHIP ROADS

Complaints have been called in about the roads being dusty. Dan Lowe will contact Tim Johnson on Friday about the salt brine and about the Norton Road catch basin. (AI #3)

CORRESPONDENCE/UPDATES

Bob Hanvey said that he has not heard if Chestnut will appeal the decision or not.

We now have a wireless router and have set up a work station for public internet access at no cost to the Township.

Sewer rate letter that was sent to the Township residents is in the packet, we only had one response to the letter.

OLSHA letter is in the packet about weatherization.

CALL TO THE PUBLIC

None Heard

ADJOURNMENT

Les Andersen motioned to adjourn at 9:18 p.m.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.