BOARD OF TRUSTEES

REGULAR MEETING

Thursday, October 24, 2013

7:30 p.m.

 

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Members Present/Members Absent

Call to the Public

1.)    Approval of Agenda

2.)    Consent Agenda

                        a.) Approval of October 24, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes

                        b.) October 16, 2013 HAFA Agenda/Minutes

                        c.) October 16, 2013 MHOG Agenda/Minutes

                        d.) Investments

                        e.) Ann Arbor SPARK Report

            3.)  Painted Drive Sewer Lead

4.)  Budget Amendments

5.)  Zoning

6.)  GIS/SAW Grant

7.)  Disposal of Surplus Equipment

8.)  Water REU Time Payments for #4710-05-200-050

9.)   Hydraulic Fracturing

Correspondence/Updates

I-96/US-23 Interchange Improvement Project

Call to the Public

Adjournment

 

                                                                                                           

MARION TOWNSHIP

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

REGULAR MEETING

OCTOBER 24, 2013

 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:              Bob Hanvey, Scott Lloyd, Les Andersen, Paula Wyckoff, Tammy Beal, Jim Murray, and Dan Lowe (arrived at 7:35 pm)

 MEMBERS ABSENT:                None

 OTHERS PRESENT:                 Phil Westmoreland, Spicer Group

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 CALL TO ORDER

 Bob Hanvey called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. 

  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE   

 BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

 The board members introduced themselves. 

 CALL TO THE PUBLIC

 No response.

 APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 Paula Wyckoff motioned to approve the agenda as presented.  Tammy Beal seconded.  Motion carried.

  

CONSENT AGENDA

 

Les Andersen motioned to approve the consent agenda.  Jim Murray seconded.  Motion carried.

  

PAINTED DRIVE SEWER LEAD

 

Phil Westmoreland reported that the leads are in and operable.

  

BUDGET AMENDMENTS

 

Bob Hanvey suggested waiting to discuss the amendments until the report is received from the auditor.

 

Zoning

 

Jim Murray motioned to have Carlisle/Wortman conduct training for the board members, planning commissioners, and ZBA members in November prior to the next ZBA meeting.  Les Andersen seconded.  Roll call vote:  Lowe, Lloyd, Beal, Hanvey, Wyckoff, Andersen, Murray—all yes.  Motion carried 7-0.  Tammy Beal will schedule the meeting and inform those invited.

  

GIS/SAW GRANT

 

Phil Westmoreland said he will have the information for the next meeting.

  

DISPOSAL OF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT

 

Les Andersen motioned to adopt a resolution authorizing the supervisor, clerk and treasurer to determine values and disposal methods of surplus equipment.  Jim Murray seconded.  Roll call vote:  Wyckoff, Murray, Hanvey, Lloyd, Beal, Andersen, Lowe—all yes.  Resolution passed 7-0.

  

WATER REU TIME PAYMENTS

 

Ore Creek Development

 

Les Andersen motioned to approve establishing a water special assessment for #4710-02-401-017 for $7,718, with 25% down and financed for five years at 5% interest.  Jim Murray seconded.  Roll call vote:  Beal, Andersen, Murray, Wyckoff, Lowe, Hanvey, Lloyd—all yes.  Motion carried.

 

Susan Still

 

Bob Hanvey said there are still other issues with regard to this parcel, but would like to have the approval for the special assessment in place.  Les Andersen motioned to approve establishing a special assessment for Susan Still, #4710-05-200-050 for $7,718, with 25% down and financed for five years at 5% interest.  Jim Murray seconded.  Roll call vote:  Wyckoff, Hanvey, Lloyd, Beal, Andersen, Lowe—all yes.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING

 

Jeff McDonald, 2333 Pheasant Run, was present to discuss this item.  Bob Hanvey provided the board members with some information on legal strategies and tools for communities, and has also discussed with several other township supervisors.  He said Howell Township is also reviewing this document.  Tammy Beal said a meeting is scheduled with the DEQ in Conway Township on October 30.  Mr. Hanvey said the township’s attorney has handled this type of case previously in Iosco Township and would like to get his comments as well.

 

 CORRESPONDENCE/UPDATES

 

An invitation from MDOT to attend the October 29 Stakeholder’s Meeting for the I-96/US-23 Interchange Improvement Project is included in the packet.

 

Bob Hanvey passed out a report for the month of September from the Sheriff’s office.

 

Paula Wyckoff passed out an invitation from HAPRA for the RECreation RECognition RECeption on Friday, November 22.

 

 CALL TO THE PUBLIC

 Charlie Musson, 333 Triangle Lake Road, thanked the clerk for meeting with him prior to the board meeting, and suggested the township schedule a “committee of the whole”. 

 ADJOURNMENT

 Jim Murray motioned to adjourn at 8:10 pm.  Les Andersen seconded.  Motion carried.

  Submitted by: S. Longstreet