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                                  BOARD OF TRUSTEES

                                             REGULAR MEETING  

                                        AGENDA and DRAFT MINUTES

                           November 9, 2006 

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Members Present/ Members Absent

Call to the Public

1.      Approval of Agenda

2.   Consent 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.

a.)    Approval of October 26, 2006 Regular Meeting Minutes       

b.)    October 24, 2006 Planning Commission Report

c.)    Complaint Report

d.)    DPW Report

e.)    Treasurers Report

f.)     Zoning Report

g.)    Audit Invoice

h.)    Lawsuit Related Invoices

3.   MHOG Water Issues

4.        Private Roads General Ordinance

5.        Snow Plowing Bids

6.        Utility Billing Policy  

7.        Proposed Text Amendment-Section 6.07 #1 LCDP #Z 60-06

8.        Proposed Text Amendments Related to Community Waste Water Utility Systems

9.    ZBA Report

 Correspondence/ Updates

    General Ordinance for Finalization Procedures (Dave & Dan)

          Cable Franchise

          Pump Station and Township Hall Outdoor Lighting    

For the Good of the Township

Call to the Public

Adjournment  

                          DRAFT MINUTES

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:   Bob Hanvey, Paula Wyckoff, Dave Hamann , Tammy Beal, and Dan Lowe

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None

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CALL TO ORDER

Bob Hanvey called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.  

PLEDGE TO FLAG

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

The board members introduced themselves. 

CALL TO THE PUBLIC

None.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Dave Hamann motioned to approve the agenda.  Tammy Beal seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.

CONSENT AGENDA

Dave Hamann motioned to approve the consent agenda.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.

MHOG WATER ISSUES

Bob Hanvey said he had nothing to report on this item.  It will be postponed until more information is available.

PRIVATE ROADS GENERAL ORDINANCE

Dave Hamann motioned to postpone this item until it is reviewed with the township attorney.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  

Motion carried 5-0.

SNOWPLOWING BIDS

Dan Lowe motioned to accept the bid from Tom Rogers for snowplowing for the 2006-07 season.  Dave Hamann seconded. 

Roll call vote:  Paula Wyckoff, Tammy Beal, Dave Hamann , Dan Lowe, Bob Hanvey—all yes.  Motion carried 5-0.

UTILITY BILLING POLICY

Bob Hanvey provided the board with a utility billing report for 201 Summer Shade.  The owner wasn’t aware that a separate irrigation

meter could be installed and metered separately.  She is requesting a reduction in her sewer and water bill, and she will have an 

irrigation meter installed.  Tammy Beal motioned to reduce the 2006 third quarter utility bill to $52.50, one time only.  Dan Lowe 

seconded.  Roll call vote:  Dave Hamann , Paula Wyckoff, Bob Hanvey, Tammy Beal, Dan Lowe—all yes.  Motion carried 5-0.

The Board discussed ways to make residents aware of the option to have an irrigation meter.  It will be documented on the local 

cable channel and the website.

PROPOSED TEXT AMENDMENTS

Dave Hamann motioned to table Section 6.07 #1 for further clarification.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.

Dave Hamann motioned to table Section 17.31—Community Wastewater Utility Systems to resolve whether it has gone back to 

the Livingston County Planning Department after the special use was added (17.31 A), and when it comes back to the township

board, it should include the general ordinance.  Dan Lowe seconded. 

ZBA REPORT

Dan Lowe reported that the ZBA granted a variance on the number of signs for a proposed retail outlet on property owned

by George Jappaya.

CORRESPONDENCE/UPDATES

General Ordinance:  Nothing was reported on this item.

Cable Franchise:  No new information on this item.

Pump Station:  Dan Lowe said Tracilee was okay, and he is waiting for information on Peavy.  Mr. Lowe will put 2” 

galvanized posts in, five feet off the road.

FOR THE GOOD OF THE TOWNSHIP

Tammy Beal congratulated the new township trustees, Les Andersen and Travis Hodge.  They will be sworn in

on November 20.  Bob Hanvey reported on a meeting with the County Board of Commissioners that he and

 John Lowe attended.

CALL TO THE PUBLIC

None.

ADJOURNMENT

Dave Hamann motioned to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m.   Tammy Beal seconded.  Motion carried 5-0