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SYNOPSISn of SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 meeting



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September 12, 2012 - SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

SEPTEMBER 4, 2012

A. A Regular General Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 7:30 PM at the Independence Township Hall.

B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given.

C. ROLL CALL: Present: Carson, Lohmeier, Pallotta, Petterson (Arrived: 7:40 PM) Rosso, Wallace

Absent: Wagner

There was a quorum present.

Also Present: Bart Clark, Superintendent; Linda Richardson, DPW Director; Carol Gabris, Human Resources Director; Gregg Schultz, Schultz & Young, PC

Appointment of Acting Chair - Approved

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved

E. CLOSED SESSION: None

F. BOARD / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:

G. PUBLIC COMMENT: None

H. PUBLIC HEARING: None

I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:

1. Superintendent's Report

Trustee Petterson arrived at 7:40 PM

Power Outage 8:00 PM 8:02 PM

J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS:

1. Next Steps for the Building, Planning and Zoning Department:

Public Comment: Joe Wauldron; Kevin Rittenhouse; Joan McCrary; Mike Clark; Patrick Bayley; Tim Affolder; Darwin Moore; Fred Ritter; Rae Luallen

a. Motion to Adopt Proposed Recommendation Submitted by Township Superintendent Failed

b. Motion to Immediately Terminate all of David Belcher Failed

c. Motion to Hire a Building Inspector Carried

d. Motion to Reclassify the Current Building Official as the Building Inspector - Failed K. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Approval to Accept Proposal for OPEB Study, Prepare Excel-Based Model and Authorize Clarkston Independence District Library to Expand Scope of Work

2. Approval to Authorize Filling of DPW Clerk Position

3. Approval Minutes of Board of Trustee's Regular Meeting; August 14, 2012

L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA: None

The meeting RECESSED at 10:02 PM

The meeting RECONVENED at 10:10 PM

M. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Approval of Budget Amendment #11

2. Approval of Request to Direct Township Attorney to Determine Years of Service as it Applies to Elected Officials Retirement Health Care

3. Approval of Request for Additional Funding for Costs Associated with RFP for Library HVAC Ductwork Repair

4. Approval of Accounts Payable Check Run and Payroll in the amount of $1,025,026.64

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

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:

1. Report: Monthly Financial Update July 2012

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular General Meeting adjourned at 10:46 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Township Clerk

Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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