April 18, 2012 - SYNOPSIS
TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD
THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE
APRIL 10, 2012
A. A Regular Budget Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:04 PM at the Independence Township Hall.
B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given.
C. ROLL CALL: Present: Lohmeier, Pallotta, Rosso, Wallace
Absent: Carson, Petterson, Wagner
There was a quorum present.
Also Present: Carol Gabris, Human Resources Director; Steve Ronk, Fire Chief; Mitch Petterson, Staff Captain
Appointment of Acting Chair - Approved
D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved
E. CLOSED SESSION: Union Negotiations, as permitted by MCL 15.286(c)
The meeting RECESSED at 6:07 PM.
The meeting RECONVENED at 7:00 PM.
F. BOARD / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Larry Rosso, Trustee announced that the Seniors will be holding their annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at 11:00 am on Friday, April 13th at St. Daniels Catholic Church.
David Lohmeier, Trustee announced that planning is beginning for the annual 4th of July Parade.
G. PUBLIC COMMENT: None
H. PUBLIC HEARING: None Scheduled
I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:
1. Budget Presentation: Fire Department (Steve Ronk, Fire Chief; Mitch Petterson, Staff Captain)
Request to Suspend Rules – Approved
Request to Schedule a Public Hearing -
J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS: None
K. CONSENT AGENDA: None
L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA: None
M. REGULAR BUSINESS: None
N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: Board members discussed various topics.
O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:
Larry Rosso, Trustee: Scheduling of Open Burning Ordinance
P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular Budget Meeting adjourned at 9:08 PM.
Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC
Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2012