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 September 11, 2008 Regular Meeting
Parks & Recreation Authority Report
3.Marion Retail Center/OHM Escrow
4.2008 Marion Township Road
5.Fox Fire/Crystal Wood Water Connection
7.MHOG REU and Usage Fees
Authority Cost Recovery Ordinance
Call to the Public
MEMBERS PRESENT:Bob Hanvey,
Paula Wyckoff, Dave Hamann, Tammy Beal, Les Andersen,
Dan Lowe asked to add discussion on sump pumps in Mystic
Meadows and Groveland.Les
Andersen motioned to approve the agenda as amended.Tammy Beal seconded.Motion
Tammy Beal motioned to approve the
consent agenda.Dave Hamann
seconded.Motion carried 7-0.
MARION RETAIL CENTER/OHM ESCROW
Bob Hanvey updated the board
members on this project.Bob
Hanvey passed out a letter from Mr. Jappaya’s attorney.Both attorneys have discussed this interim measure which would give
Mr. Jappaya the ability to acquire his liquor license but not open the store
until an agreement is reached regarding repair of the sanitary sewer
problem.Mr. Hanvey said Phil
Westmoreland has received calls from contractors, but no plans have been
submitted.The township attorney
said the document drafted by Mr. Jappaya’s attorney is an enforceable
document.Les Andersen motioned
to approve the agreement as presented, and authorize the supervisor and
clerk to sign with Mr. Jappaya.Dan
Lowe seconded.Motion carried
Dan Lowe said that the number of
hours reported by Tetra Tech and the number of hours that Mr. Jappaya has
recorded don’t match.Mr.
Jappaya said he has requested a meeting with Tetra Tech and OHM.
Hanvey said a letter has been sent to Mike Crain—no response has been
Westmoreland is preparing the easement agreement with Mr. Doyan.Bob Hanvey said the sheriff sale is complete and it’s the six-month
redemption period, so the property is still under Kalabat’s control.Mr. Kalabat is supposed to have the underground contractor contact
the township.Dan Lowe said the
water pipe is 12” to the end of Foxfire rather than 8”.
Hanvey said the board needs to decide what to do with the
if the hospital plan goes forward.Darakjian
has paid a total of $242,562 on the principal and $257,675 interest on the
associated with the mortgage.If
the township were to buy back the 100 sewer
for the amount paid on the principal, that amount could be applied to the
2006 sewer assessment arrearage.Another
option would be to relieve them of paying the balance of the mortgage with
no money returned to them.Bob
Hanvey will approach Darakjian with the offer to relieve the mortgage
balance (AI #1.)
Beal motioned to accept the mutual release from MHOG in the amount of
$24,474.55, to be split between sewer O&M and sewer new user.Les Andersen seconded.Roll
call vote:Hamann, Lowe, Beal,
, Andersen, Hodge—all yes.Motion
Hanvey said he and the deputy chief drove around the township, and
determined the best location would be south of Sexton on
County Farm Road
Lowe said that at least three houses in Mystic Meadows have sump pumps
hooked into the sanitary sewer.Bob
Hanvey said the ordinance authorizes the township to do on-site inspections
and make repairs.Dan Lowe
motioned to send the property owners in Mystic Meadows and Groveland a
letter and give them 30-45 days to disconnect their sump pumps, along with
information from the Livingston County Health Department.Les Andersen seconded.Motion carried 7-0.
Hanvey said that Andy Pless is the interim acting fire chief.
Hanvey updated the board on the status of Chestnut.
Hodge was presented a plaque from the POW/MIA chapter, to go along with the
flag they presented to the township.
Wyckoff said that HAPRA is sponsoring a square dance at Pardiac’s barn on
Wednesday, October 1.Also, a
$2,000 grant from
for tree planting at
#1 has been received.The
treasurer has also signed a security agreement with First National Bank.
CALL TO THE PUBLIC
2988 W. Coon Lake Road
, asked if the township has considered whether temporary uses permits or
special use permits will be required for the proposed movie to be filmed at
.Bob Hanvey said he and the
zoning administrator have been in contact with the parties involved and
applications and ordinance requirements have been sent to them.Mr. Grainger also asked about the grading being done for
#2.He feels it would set a bad
precedent if the township didn’t have to go through site plan review just
like any other project.
Hamann motioned to adjourn at 8:10 p.m.Les Andersen seconded.Motion carried 7-0.