All items listed are
considered to be routine by the Board and will be enacted by one motion.
There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Board member or
Citizen so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the
Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.
a.)Approval of July 10, 2007 Special Joint Meeting Minutes
b.)Approval of July 12, 2007 Regular Meeting Minutes
The board members introduced themselves.Dan Lowe arrived at
CALL TO THE PUBLIC
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Les Andersen motioned to approve
Hodge motioned to approve the consent agenda.
seconded.Roll call vote:Hamann, Beal, Hanvey, Wyckoff, Andersen, Hodge—all yes.Motion
Andersen motioned that Frank Lover is not in compliance with the zoning
ordinance and finds him in violation of the ordinance as listed in the
attached document, signed by the township’s clerk and supervisor, dated
July 26, 2007
, to be kept in the clerk’s office, and to proceed with the attorney.Dan Lowe seconded.Roll
, Hodge, Hanvey, Hamann, Beal, Andersen, Lowe—all yes.Motion carried 7-0.
VENTURE LIQUOR LICENSE
Dave Hamann motioned to adopt a resolution as follows:
applicant Craig R. Whitney of 307 Marion Meadows Drive, Howell,
48843 has requested a Class-C Liquor License for the establishment:D-19 Ventures LLC, address being 1442 Old Pinckney Road
applicant Craig R. Whitney has requested a Class-C license to be located at
1442 Old Pinckney Road
which is on On-Premises License where the establishment may sell beer, wine
and spirits to be consumed on the premises.
has three available Liquor Licenses at the time that applicant applied for a
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees
approves the applicant to the use of one license, ABOVE
OTHERS, only at the above Old Pinckney Road location, subject to final site
plan approval and final inspection of the applicant’s proposed location
and premises of 1442 Old Pinckney Road.It is the consensus of this legislative body that the applicant is
recommended for issuance.
Anderson seconded.Roll call
vote:Beal, Hanvey, Hodge,
, Hamann—all yes.Resolution passed 7-0.
Sidlar, President of the CCHA, provided the board members with a list of
officers for the association.The
township has received a copy of the OHM report; however, the attorney has
not had the opportunity to review the report.
Wreford asked if
could summarize his report, which he did.
said he would like to have the attorney’s review before the board
discusses the various options.Jerry
Sidlar asked if the attorney had given an answer on the time limit.Mr. Hanvey said not yet.Mark
Montagano asked what the standard period of time is for a response to a
complaint that was filed, because he hasn’t received a response to
complaints #104-07 and #105-07.Mr.
Hanvey said the township doesn’t have a formal written policy.
Andersen motioned to authorize the township clerk to schedule the third dust
seconded.Roll call vote:Hanvey, Lowe,
, Beal, Hamann, Hodge, Andersen—all yes.Motion carried 7-0.
will call and schedule on Monday (AI
Dan Lowe said he got elevations from the state, but
hasn’t talked with Ken Recker yet.
asked to see the minutes from the previous meetings where FEMA was discussed
will get a sample resolution for review at the next meeting.
& RECREATION OPEN HOUSE AUTHORIZATION
Les Andersen motioned to authorize the township
treasurer to authorize the use of the township hall by the Howell Area Parks
& Recreation Authority.
& RECREATION ORDINANCE
Tammy Beal motioned to adopt a resolution approving the Marion Township Parks and
Recreation Ordinance No. 07-02 as presented.
seconded.Roll call vote:Lowe,
, Hamann, Hodge, Andersen, Beal, Hanvey—all yes.Resolution passed 7-0.
will publish the ordinance as required (AI
The board members discussed the proposed private
road ordinance, which will be forwarded to the township attorney for his
Dan Lowe said he spoke with the township’s
accountant who said the employee handbook has to be updated due to GASBE
has a meeting with another insurance provider on Wednesday and will provide
feedback at the next meeting.
The Planning Commission has requested that the Board
of Trustees provide written direction on pursuing a nuisance ordinance.Dan Lowe motioned to ask the Planning Commission to come up with a
noise-related nuisance ordinance.No
After discussion, the Township Board will report to the Planning Commission
that it does not support the creation of a nuisance ordinance.Les Andersen and
said the township should follow-up with complainants.The township will offer to mediate in disputes if necessary.
The board discussed possibly putting the flag inside
or on the fire station’s pole.Travis
Hodge will get more information and report back to the board.
motioned to adopt a resolution to accept the easement agreement as written
and assign two (2) water
to Mrs. Mitschelen, and allow the township supervisor to sign the agreement.
seconded.Roll call vote:
, Hodge, Hanvey, Hamann, Beal, Andersen, Lowe—all yes.Resolution passed 7-0.
Bob Hanvey said MDOT would like to hook-up to the sewer system at the
Mason and Peavy manhole.He will
check with Rita Hanson on what the usage is and report back to the board (AI
Court Case:No new information on this item, which should now be referred to as
the MTT case.
picked up the plans on Wednesday and took them to the DEQ office in
reported that Mr. Darakjian is still reviewing the data.
FOR THE GOOD OF THE TOWNSHIP
said the township was approached by a resident who is willing to pick up
refuse from the side of the roads, and this could be funded by the Phase II
would like to invite residents in certain areas to attend a meeting
regarding preserving open space/farmland.
reported that she met with a tree trimmer regarding trees in the cemeteries
that were knocked down during the recent storm.
CALL TO THE
motioned to adjourn at
seconded.Motion carried 7-0.