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Synopsis of July 31, 2012 meeting



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August 08, 2012 - SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

JULY 31, 2012

A. A Regular Budget Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 7:09 PM at the Independence Township Hall.

B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given.

C. ROLL CALL: Present: Carson, Lohmeier, Pallotta, Rosso (arrived at 7:22 p.m.), Wallace

Absent: Petterson, Wagner

There was a quorum present.

Also Present: Rick Yaeger, Budget Analyst; Ken Elwert, Parks, Recreation & Seniors Director; Kristen Sieloff, Assessor; Dave Belcher, Building, Planning & Zoning Director

Appointment of Acting Chair - Approved

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved as amended

E. CLOSED SESSION: None

F. BOARD / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS: Barb Pallotta, Clerk reported that the Clerk's office will be open Saturday, August 4th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm to issue absent voter ballots for the August 7th Primary Election and provided an update on the recent precinct relocations.

G. PUBLIC COMMENT: Sandy Boggemes discussed her disappointment in the failure of the ordinance revision related to open burning.

H. PUBLIC HEARING: None

I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:

1. Presentation: CIP Plan: (Bart Clark, Superintendent) Removed

Larry Rosso, Trustee arrived at 7:22 pm.

2. Budget: Parks, Recreation & Seniors (Ken Elwert, Parks, Recreation & Seniors Director)

3. Budget: Assessing (Kristen Sieloff, Assessor)

4. Budget: Board of Review (Kristen Sieloff, Assessor)

5. Budget: Human Resources (Rick Yaeger, Budget Analyst)

6. Budget: Building Department (Dave Belcher, Building, Planning & Zoning Director)

7. Budget: Clerk (Barb Pallotta, Clerk)

8. Budget: Elections (Barb Pallotta, Clerk)

9. Budget: Treasurer (Curt Carson, Treasurer)

10. Discussion Regarding Facilities & Maintenance Department (Rick Yaeger, Budget Analyst)

J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS: None

K. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Approval of Cable TV Budget Adjustment

2. Approval of Clarkston Area Youth Assistance Annual Donation of $4,000.00

L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA: None

M. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Approval of Accounts Payable Check Run and Payroll in the Amount of $1,356,834.25

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: Board members discussed various topics.

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS: None

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular Budget Meeting adjourned at 9:13 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Township Clerk

Published: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

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