September 12, 2012 - CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF ORION
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
SYNOPSIS, REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 - 7:00 P.M.
ORION TOWNSHIP HALL
2525 JOSLYN RD., LAKE ORION, MI 48360
Called meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
All Members present.
Pledge, Trustee Gonzales. Invocation, Linda Lacroix, Unity Church.
Approved payment of bills in the amount of $1,026,653,76 and payrolls of $96,869.69.
Total disbursement of funds of $1,123,523.45.
Approved Agenda, as amended.
Approved Consent Agenda, as amended.
Approved Minutes, Regular Meeting, Monday, August 20, 2012.
Approved Minutes, Special Meeting, Friday, August 24, 2012.
Scheduled tentative Budget Work Sessions for September 13, 20, 25, and 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Scheduled Truth-in-Budgeting Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m. on September 17, 2012.
Received and filed Orion Township Public Library 2013 Budget.
Adopted Charitable Gaming Resolution: Lake Orion Education Foundation.
Adopted Street Closure Resolution – Neighborhood Block Party: Mercury Ct.
Adopted Street Closure Resolution – Neighborhood Block Party: Cottonwood St.
Adopted Street Closure Resolution – Glitz Salon, 5K "Run for a Remedy."
Accepted resignation/retirement of Roger Morris, DPW Crew Leader effective September 11, 2012.
Authorized Supervisor to meet with OHM and the Parks/Ground Coordinator and report back to the Board with a recommendation as to the location and cost estimate for a skate park.
Authorized Supervisor to request ONTV broadcast Township ZBA meetings on a tape-delayed basis.
Adopted the policy statement regarding use of Township Property.
Adopted revised Senior Advisory Council By-Law Amendments.
Approved the Latshaw Checkers Brown Road - Development Agreement and Cross-Access Easement as amended and directed Supervisor to sign on behalf of the Township.
Referred PC-2012-09 Text Amendment to Zoning Ordinance No. 78, Minor Planned Unit Development Amendments back to the Planning Commission for further review.
Authorized Supervisor to request Tri-Party funds for Rohr Road drainage, Axford, (north of Indianwood) and part of Gregory Road.
Approved DPW request to purchase a 2013 GMC Sierra 3500 HD, 4WD work truck with crane from Red Holman GMC for $36,772.
Approved Temporary 10% pay increase effective April 1, 2012 for David Osstyn, Parks/Grounds Coordinator until an Operations Director is hired and on the job or until other arrangements are made.
Approved request to hire Jennifer Angus as a part-time Programmer in the Community Programs Department at $14.64 per hour effective September 6, 2012.
Approved request to hire Alvin Bothwell as a part-time Maintenance/Support Services person in the
Buildings & Grounds Department at $13.56 per hour effective September 6, 2012.
Received and filed Treasurers Investment Report.
Held Closed Executive Session to Discuss Attorney Opinion Letter.
Authorized Attorney to proceed as discussed in Closed Executive Session.
Meeting Adjourned at 9:39 p.m.
Penny S. Shults, Clerk
Publish: 9/12/2012 JoAnn Van Tassel, Supervisor