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SYNOPSIS of JANUARY 17, 2012 meeting



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January 25, 2012 - SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

JANUARY 17, 2012

A. A Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:32 PM at the Independence Township Hall.

B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given.

C. ROLL CALL: Present: Carson, Pallotta, Rosso, Wallace

Absent: Lohmeier, Rosso, Wagner

There was a quorum present.

Also Present: Bart Clark, Superintendent; Steve Ronk, Fire Chief; Carol Gabris, HR Director; Susan Hendricks, Finance Director; Linda Richardson, DPW Director; Ken Elwert, Parks & Recreation Director; Kristen Sieloff, Assessor; Dave Belcher, Building Director

Approval to appoint Acting Chair

D. Approval of Agenda as amended

The meeting recessed at 6:36 PM

E. CLOSED SESSION: Union Negotiations (Fire), as permitted by MCL 15.268(c)

Trustee Lohmeier arrived at 6:55 PM

The meeting reconvened at 7:42 PM

F. BOARD / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

G. PUBLIC HEARING: None Scheduled

H. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:

1. Superintendent's Report Presented: Bart Clark, Superintendent

2. Review of 2011 Budget Process and Role of Budget Analyst: Postponed to Regular Meeting of February 7, 2012

I. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS: None

J. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. 2012 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Schedule

2. 2012 Planning Commission Meeting Schedule

3. Postage and Handling for Winter Tax Statements

K. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA:

4. MTA Annual Conference: Approved

L. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Second Reading Ordinance Amendment for Code Provisions Relating to the Office of the Supervisor: Approved

Trustee Petterson arrived at 8:56 PM

2. Award of Bid to Metropolitan Power and Lighting, Inc. for CHS Traffic Signal / Tri-Party Project: Approved

3. Corrective Actions for Building Department: Approved

4. Appointment of DPW Director and P&R Director to Safety Path Committee: Approved

5. Adoption of Board of Review Resolution for the Granting of Hardship Exemptions and Establishment of Beginning Date for Proceedings: Approved

6. Budget Amendment for Health Insurance Claims Tax: Approved

7. Request to Approve 2012 Electrical and Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector Contracts for the Building Department: Approved

8. Amendment to the CDBG 2012 Application: Approved

9. Approval of Parks and Recreation, Chief of Parks Position: Failed

10. Parks and Recreation Service Assessment Report: Accepted

11. 2012 Cell Phone Plan for Parks and Recreation: Approved

12. Parks and Recreation Master Plan: Approved

13. "Court Order" for Enforcement of Township Meeting Rules: No Action

14. Appointment of Constable or Township Marshall: No Action

15. Proposed Boundary Changes Associated with the Consolidation of Precincts 12 and 15: Accepted

16. Request to Erect a Banner for Two Weeks at the Sashabaw Church: Approved

17. Scheduling of a Special Meeting for Interviews for the Position of Township Superintendent: Failed

18. Accounts Payable Check Run in the Amended Amount of $168,056.31: Approved

M. PUBLIC COMMENT: None

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: None

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:

1. REPORT: 2011 Budget Adjustment from December 20, 2011 Regular Meeting Payments to Clinton-Oakland Sewage Disposal (Linda Richardson, DPW Director)

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular Meeting adjourned at 11:35 PM.

Published: January 25, 2012

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