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Board Meeting Blackman Charter Township June 1, 2009 1 by SonnyWoodcock

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									Board Meeting
Blackman Charter Township
June 1, 2009

The Blackman Charter Township Board convened at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2009, at the Township Office,
1990 West Parnall Road, Jackson, MI.
Members present: Supervisor Rando, Treasurer Brockie, Trustees Clingerman, Barrett, DeBruler and Sercombe.
Absent: Clerk Thomas
There were 10 people in attendance. Sign-in list is on file.

CALL TO ORDER - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PUBLIC               Opened at 6:00
COMMENTS             Closed at 6:00

PUBLIC HEARING IFEC REQUEST BY ALLIED CHUCKER & ENGINEERING - 6:01-6:01
               No comments

INTRODUCTION         NEW PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER DARIN MCINTOSH

MINUTES              Motion by Sercombe, second by Clingerman, to approve minutes of the Board
APPROVAL             Work Session on April 30th and the Board Meeting held on May 6th, with an amendment
                     to the May 6th motion by Barrett, seconded by Sercombe, to approve expenditure of
                     $355 for repairs to the well at Rod Mills Park. Approval amount amended to $528.65.
                     Motion by Sercombe, seconded by Clingerman, to approve amended minutes.
                                                         Motion carried by voice vote (Barrett opposed)

CONSENT AGENDA
  1. Approval to pay MERS in the amount of $38,419.12 for May, 2009, retirement contribution:
     acct. #296 300 723: $24,767.36; acct. # 296-000-204: $13,651.76.
  2. Approval to pay County National Bank Visa in the amount of $265.88 for May, 2009:
             acct. #296 300 727           $91.92
             acct. #249 380 727            29.99
             acct. #716 751 775.01        143.97
  3. Approval of payroll for pay date 5/1/09 in the amount of $79,621.06, for pay date 5/15/9 in the
     amount of $89,027.11, and for pay date 5/29/09 in the amount of $90,136.44.
  4. Receive Revenue & Expenditure Report for May, 2009.
  5. Approval of invoice from Michigan Township Association in the amount of $5,616.94, for annual
     dues, acct.#101 103 958.
     Motion by Brockie, second by Sercombe, to approve items on the Consent Agenda.
     Roll call: Yes - 6              No - 0                          Motion carried

ADDITIONS/CHANGES TO AGENDA
     Add Tech Committee issues:
         • Consider approval of pc purchases
         • Discuss property information that is available on Township website
     Motion by Rando, second by Brockie to approved additions to agenda.
     Roll call: Yes - 6            No - 0                          Motion carried

SUPERVISOR
PLANNING             Motion by Clingerman, second by DeBruler, to approve expenditure of $190 for
COMMISSIONER         two Planning Commission members to attend training class.
TRAINING             Roll call: Yes - 6      No - 0                          Motion carried

NOXIOUS WEED         Discussion of need for Township expenditures to have vacant properties mowed

                     Clark Lawn Care and charged back to property owners’ tax bills.
TREASURER
     1. Cash Summary Report available
     2. Consider proposed signature stamp policy

CLERK                No issues
PUBLIC SAFETY
VIDEO CAMERA         Motion by Clingerman, second by DeBruler, to approve expenditure of $5,035
MAINTENANCE          for annual maintenance agreement on patrol car video equipment.
                     Roll call: Yes - 6       No - 0                          Motion carried
PUBLIC SAFETY (cont’d)
HOLIDAY          Motion by Brockie, second by Clingerman, to approve payment of invoice from
INN              Jule Swartz & Sons in the amount of $2,813.50 for demolition of Holiday Inn, in
DEMOLITION       order to extinguish the fire and eliminate risk of structure collapse. Expense will
                 be submitted to owner’s insurance company for reimbursement to Township.
                 Roll call: Yes - 6                  No - 0                    Motion carried
PLANNING &
ZONING             No issues

PARKS COMMITTEE
HIRE P/T      Motion by Barrett, second by Sercombe, to approve hiring part-time employee
MAINTENANCE   for summer maintenance at Township parks, 10-15 hrs/week at minimum wage.
EMPLOYEE      Roll call: Yes - 6        No - 0                         Motion carried

PARK                 Motion by Barrett, second by Sercombe, to remove guard rails along entrance
GUARDRAILS           drive to Rod Mills Park.
                     Roll call: Yes - 5        Nays – 1 (Brockie)            Motion carried

TECHNOLOGY
PC PURCHASES         Motion by Rando, second by Clingerman, to approve purchase of four (4) new
                     PC’s from IT Right, as part of PC replacement schedule, at a cost not to exceed $2,500.
                     Roll call: Yes - 6        No - 0                          Motion carried

WEBSITE              Motion by Rando, support by Clingerman, to exclude property violation notices
INFORMATION          from the property information available on the Township website.
                     Roll call: Yes - 4        No – 2 (Brockie, Sercombe)     Motion carried

UTILITIES            No issues

NEW BUSINESS
IFEC ALLIED          Motion by Brockie, second by DeBruler, to approve Res.#13-2009-0601 granting
CHUCKER              Allied Chucker & Engineering Company an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption
RES. #13             for twelve (12) years, with review every two (2) years.
                     Roll call: Yes - 6        No - 0                           Motion carried

PARKING              Motion by Rando, second by DeBruler, to award contract for repairs to Township
LOT                  parking lot to Belden Asphalt per bid of $3,464.
REPAIRS              Roll call: Yes - 6        No - 0                        Motion carried

PART TIME     Motion by Rando, second by Clingerman, to approve wage increase of $.50/hr.
EMPLOYEE      for part time employee Marcie Fletcher per wage matrix.
WAGE INCREASE Roll call: Yes – 6       No - 0                         Motion carried

PART TIME     Motion by Rando, second by Barrett, to approve wage increase of $.50/hr. for
EMPLOYEE      part time employee Bret Valkuchak per wage matrix.
WAGE INCREASE Roll call: Yes – 6       No - 0                         Motion carried

BILLS                Motion by Brockie, support by Barrett, to approve payment of bills on the Board
                     Invoice Approval Report dated 5/21/09 in the amount of $32,740.13, and the
                     Report dated 6/2/09 in the amount of $250,115.12.
                     Roll call: Yeas: 6                Nays: 0                Motion carried
EXTENDED
PUBLIC               Opened: 6:59
COMMENTS             Closed: 6:59

ADJOURNMENT          Supervisor Rando declared the meeting adjourned at 6:59 p.m.




                                                                       ________________________
                                                                       J. Michael Thomas, Clerk

								
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