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 August 14, 2008 Regular Meeting
Parks & Recreation Report
3.2nd Public Hearing for Rurik Road
4.2nd Public Hearing for Rurik Road
SAD Snow Removal
5.2008 Marion Township Road Projects/Norton Road
6.Fox Fire/Crystal Wood Water Connection
7.Marion Oaks/ St.
Joseph Consent Judgment
Call to the Public
645 N. Truhn Rd.
, was present on behalf of
.This project was previously
granted a variance by the Zoning Board of Appeals.Due to requirements from the Livingston County Building Department,
they would like to split the buildings as indicated in the site plan.
motioned to approve the separation of the building as shown on the revised
site plan dated
asked if this would be attached to the original site plan.Motion carried 6-0.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Beal asked to have an item added regarding the Marion Park
#2 rain garden.
motioned to approve the agenda as amended.
Dave Hamann motioned to approve the consent agenda.Travis Hodge seconded.Motion
Lowe, chairman of the Planning Commission, was present to discuss this
project.A letter from the
Operating Engineers Local 324 was provided.
motioned to adopt a resolution authorizing the township supervisor to sign
the agreement with the Operating Engineers Local 324, not to exceed $4,000
from the Recreation Fund.
seconded.Roll call vote:Hamann, Beal, Hanvey,
, Andersen, Hodge—all yes.Resolution
PUBLIC HEARING FOR RURIK
4303 Irene St.
, said the cost of this project has gone up.When the residents approached the township, the bids they had were
around $24,000 and there were 60+ parcels.Now, the cost is more and the number of parcels is less.
said when the township finances a project, there are additional costs such
as engineering, bid documents, etc.The
process is more formal, and the scope of work on this project is greater
than the original bids.
Gubala, 4394 Adria, said the specifications are more extensive.
said some items have been added that weren’t originally included.
said the purpose of this hearing is to review the way the roll is allocated,
and this is the last opportunity for objections.
Vianueva, 4330 Rurik, asked what the scope of the project is.
said several things need to be decided such as which tax bill the assessment
should be on, the starting date for interest, length of the special
assessment, and the interest rate.After
discussion, the board decided the assessment should be on the winter tax
bill, the starting date for interest will be December 1, the interest rate
will be 5%, and the length of the assessment will be five (5) years.
Tammy Beal motioned to adopt a resolution to award the contract to D&H Asphalt.
asked how many bids were received.
said four.Roll call vote:
, Hodge, Hanvey, Hamann, Beal, Andersen—all yes.Resolution passed 6-0.
SECOND PUBLIC HEARING FOR RURIK
Shane Monroe, 4349 Adria, asked if
the snowplowing would go out for bids.The
residents agreed that Mr. Monroe should continue plowing the snow.Mr. Monroe agreed to submit a monthly bill to the township, and will
provide the clerk’s office with proof of insurance.It was agreed to put this special assessment on the summer tax bill
for five years at 5% interest.
will present a formal resolution at the next board meeting (AI #1.)
Phil Westmoreland said he and Dan Lowe looked at the areas that need repair.Mr. Westmoreland has talked with Mike Craine and suggests the
township have the
repairs done in conjunction with the repairs on
County Farm Road
motioned to adopt a resolution adding the repairs on
, not to exceed $14,000, to the work on
County Farm Road
performed by the Livingston County Road Commission.
seconded.Roll call vote:Hanvey,
, Beal, Hamann, Hodge, Andersen—all yes.Resolution passed 6-0.
Bob Hanvey provided the board members with a copy of a letter sent via certified
mail to Brad Nicholson of Sterling Bank.An engineer’s estimate of probable cost and scope of work was sent
along with the letter.
MARION OAKS/ST. JOSEPH CONSENT
A copy of
a letter from the hospital that is being sent to nearby residents was passed
out.The Planning Commission met
on Tuesday, August 26 and made suggestions for revisions to the ordinance.
suggests that the attorney write an addendum to the existing consent
judgment to include language allowing anything that is allowed under the
current zoning (SR).
motioned to have the attorney draft an addendum for the board to review.Travis Hodge seconded.Motion
Bob Hanvey said that due to a substantial reduction in usage,
there will be changes in the MHOG budget.
Chief Jim Reed will be retiring effective
.The fire authority will be
purchasing a new fire truck.They
are also discussing a non-resident cost recovery ordinance.
Bob Hanvey said that Chestnut has filed an appeal.
Bob Hanvey said that several appointments to the Planning
Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals are due to expire.Also, the board will need a representative on the Planning Commission
and this should be resolved by the first meeting in November.
CALL TO THE
Scott Lloyd, 5717 Pingree, asked the status of the
Premier property.Jack Lowe said
he recently talked with Jim Barnwell from Desine who said documents have
been sent to the owner of the property.
918 Francis Rd
, asked about the bump in D-19.He
also said the last chloride treatment was the best they’ve ever done.
Dave Hamann motioned to adjourn at