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          BOARD OF TRUSTEES

AGENDA and DRAFT MINUTES

Thursday, November 11, 2010 @ 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 14  28, 2010 Regular Meeting Minutes

b.)    Assessing Report

c.)    Complaint Report

d.)    DPW Report

e.)    Peavy Rd Flow Meter Readings

f.)     Treasurers report

g.)    Zoning Report  

3.      Prusak Show Cause Hearing

4.      Personal Property Collection Procedure Authorization

5.    Home Town Parcels

   Correspondence/ Updates:

      Pending Litigation

    Call to the Public

    Adjournment

*Next meeting is December 9, 2010.

**Packet will be available December 2, 2010.


DRAFT MINUTES

                                                                                                           

MEMBERS PRESENT:               Bob Hanvey, Paula Wyckoff, Travis Hodge, Scott Lloyd, Les Andersen, Dan Lowe and Tammy Beal

MEMBERS ABSENT:                 None

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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

None.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Les Andersen motioned to approve the agenda as presented.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.

CONSENT AGENDA

Paula Wyckoff motioned to approve the consent agenda.  Travis Hodge seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.

PRUSAK SHOW CAUSE HEARING

A letter from Ms. Prusak’s attorney was passed out to board members; it wasn’t submitted by the deadline established by the township board.  This item will be forwarded to the township attorney for action.

PERSONAL PROPERTY COLLECTION PROCEDURE AUTHORIZATION

Dan Lowe asked why the sample ordinance was from Pittsfield Township and do other townships have this procedure.  Paula Wyckoff said yes, Hartland Township and the City of Howell both use small claims court.  Scott Lloyd questioned the $65 filing fee; the treasurer said she verified the information.

Tammy Beal motioned to adopt a resolution to authorize certain personnel of the township treasurer’s office to utilize the 53rd District Court Small Claims Division for the collection of delinquent personal property taxes, as presented.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Roll call vote:  Lowe—no; Lloyd—yes; Beal—yes; Hanvey—yes; Wyckoff —yes; Andersen—yes; Hodge—yes.  Resolution passed 6-1.

HOMETOWN PARCELS

Bob Hanvey reported that two groups have inquired about the HVM parcels.  He is asking for the entire board’s direction for future inquiries.  After discussion, the board members agreed that the minimum price per lot should be $8,000.  Mr. Hanvey reported that no inquiries have been received regarding the Darakjian property.

CORRESPONDENCE/UPDATES

ITC:  A letter was received from ITC indicating they would like to present the township with a Community Initiative sponsorship of $5,000, to be used for plantings in common spaces, neighborhood parks, stump grinding or compatible species plantings in residential areas.  Les Andersen motioned to adopt a resolution to accept the sponsorship of $5,000 from ITC, and to authorize a township official to sign the document.  Tammy Beal seconded.  Roll call vote:  Wyckoff , Hodge, Hanvey, Lloyd, Beal, Andersen, Lowe—all yes.  Resolution passed 7-0.

Tammy Beal presented a contract from Kraft Outdoor Services for the 2010-11 snow plowing.  Les Andersen motioned to accept the contract and authorize a township official to sign it.  Paula Wyckoff seconded.  Roll call vote:  Beal, Andersen, Hodge, Wyckoff , Lowe, Hanvey, Lloyd—all yes.  Motion carried 7-0.

CALL TO THE PUBLIC

Barney Cole, 918 Francis Road , said that the potholes on Francis Road have been filled with limestone and the road has been graded.

ADJOURNMENT  

Tammy Beal motioned to adjourn at 8:10 p.m.  Les Andersen seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.