BOARD OF TRUSTEES
AGENDA and DRAFT MINUTES
Thursday, October 22, 2009
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Members Present/ Members Absent
Call to the Public
1. Approval of Agenda
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.
Approval of October 8, 2009 Regular Meeting Minutes
General/ Water/ Sewer Fund Investments
Wind Energy Regulations
Marion Retail Center
Marion Township Roads
Marion Township Park #2
Darakjian (Materials to be distributed during meeting)
Annual 3% Penalty Charge
Call to the Public
Bob Hanvey, Paula Wyckoff, Scott Lloyd, Les Andersen, Travis Hodge,
Tammy Beal, and Dan Lowe
Hanvey called the meeting to order at 7:31 p.m.
board members introduced themselves.
TO THE PUBLIC
Mikula, 127 Jewett Street, Howell said that the Marion Oaks Golf Course
officials have signed the lease with HAPRA so they may use it until June
2010. The Buck pole is being built and the event will be held on opening
day, November 15, 2009. Sponsors
are being contacted at this time. On November 20, 2009 from 7-8:30 p.m.
HAPRA is hosting a reception to recognize volunteers, everyone is invited to
Hanvey announced that we received notification today from the Grants
Management Department of the DNR stating that Marion Township’s Recreation
Plan has been approved.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Andersen motioned to approve the agenda as presented.
Paula Wyckoff seconded. Motion
Wyckoff motioned to approve the consent agenda. Les
Andersen seconded. Motion
by Tammy Beal to have the Planning Commission review Wind Energy devices for
home units. Les Andersen seconded. Motion
received a quote from Subterranean Inc. to clean the Peavy Road lift station
and to seal the manhole. They can start Friday, October 23, 2009 and the
Howell plant has agreed to let them dump the contents of the wet well there.
After that is completed we will make an appointment to meet with Mr. Jappaya.
Rogers has repaired the rough spot on County Farm Road and it will be
striped when it stops raining. Dan Lowe motioned to pay Tom Rogers for the
County Farm Road repair as soon as the striping is completed. Scott Lloyd
seconded. Roll call vote:
Lowe—yes; Lloyd—yes; Beal—yes; Hanvey—yes; Wyckoff—yes;
Andersen—yes; Hodge—yes. Motion
building permit is in but a waiver needs to be obtained from the Livingston
County Health Department. Scott Lloyd said he would get the waiver. (AI
Copperfield property will not be available at the tax sale until 2011 this
is because the forfeiture procedure that was started for 2009 and was done
received notice that Highland will appeal the MTT Judge’s ruling.
error was made when the legal description was filed so the parcel south of
the railroad tracks will be foreclosed on in 2010 and the parcel north of
the railroad tracks will not be up for foreclosure until 2011. The
Miechiel’s property will be foreclosed on in 2010.
never sent the $1000 donation from last year. When contacted they said that
they will send the $1000 from last year and $500 for this year. It was
decided that picnic tables would be purchased with their donation because
this is something that a plaque can easily be placed on stating that it was
donated by ITC. Tammy Beal offered to check on picnic table prices. (AI
by Travis Hodge to not impose the 3% penalty on 2009 winter taxes. Scott
Lloyd seconded. Roll call vote: Wyckoff—yes; Hodge—yes; Hanvey—yes;
Lloyd—yes; Beal—yes; Andersen—yes; Lowe—yes. Resolution
winter taxes will now be due on February 28, 2010 instead of February 14,
or Treat: October
31, 2009 we will be having Trunk or Treat in the parking lot of the hall.
Hot dogs, cider and donuts will be served at 5:15 for the people passing out
treats and trick or treaters will be collecting treats between 6-8 p.m.
desired location is on the Wellman property, 5205 Pinckney Road, north of
the driveway and 150 feet off of the road. An easement needs to be secured
because it is not located in
the County Road easement.
was a press release today from the Livingston County Health Department
concerning the H1N1 Vaccination Campaign. They have ordered 98,000 doses of
the vaccine but just received a fraction of the doses ordered. Until a
sufficient amount of the vaccine is obtained there will be no community
voted to have Tetra-Tech do another study on the water tower with modeling
for a cost of $14,500.
of the local units are not as eager to merge as others so the meeting that
was tentatively scheduled for all the municipalities has been postponed.
that Mr. Cole is concerned with people entering Hometown Village off of
Peavy Road. Mr. Hanvey said that Mike Kehoe is working on the Quiet Title
and as soon as that is completed we will have more control over what happens
on the property.
TO THE PUBLIC
Charlie Musson asked if we have heard anything about the hospital purchasing Marion Oaks? Mr. Hanvey said that everything has been put on hold.
Mr. Hanvey asked about a hockey rink going in there; Deb Mikula responded that Datapak owns a team and would like to secure 70 acres somewhere so they could move their team there.
Andersen motioned to adjourn at 8:12 p.m.
Scott Lloyd seconded. Motion