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Synopsis of the Nov. 13, 2012 meeting



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November 21, 2012 - SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

NOVEMBER 13, 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, Pallotta, Rosso, Wallace

Absent: Lohmeier, Petterson, Wagner

There was a quorum present.

Also Present: Bart Clark, Superintendent; Linda Richardson, DPW Director; Steve Ronk, Fire Chief; Beth Saarela, Johnson, Rosati, Schultz & Joppich, PC; Barbara Rollin, Senior Coordinator; Dave Belcher, Building Department

Appointment of Acting Chair: Approved

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: As presented

E. CLOSED SESSION: None requested

F. BOARD / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS: Barbara Pallotta, Clerk

G. PUBLIC COMMENT: Marilyn Pomeroy, Clarkston Independence District Library; Joan McCrary

H. PUBLIC HEARING: None

I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:

1. Presentation: Energy Cost Recovery (Curt Carson, Treasurer; Brian Somerville, Chief Analyst; Ecore)

2. Presentation: Third Quarter Investment Report (Curt Carson, Treasurer)

3. Superintendent's Report (Bart Clark, Superintendent)

J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS: None

K. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Award of Bid for 2012 Recreation Guide as Amended

2. Acceptance of the Treasurer's Third Quarter Investment Report

3. Approval of Budget Amendment #12

4. Approval of Budget Amendment for Township Hall

5. Request to Approve Budget Amendment for M-15 Sewer Lift Station Project - Removed

6. Approval to Refund Overpayment to Deer Lake Association for Marine Patrol Services

7. Approval of 2012 Special Assessment Roll

8. Adoption of 2013 Annual Permit for Work on State Trunkline Right-of-Way as Amended

9. Approval to Authorize New Account Signatories

10. Approval Minutes of Board of Trustee's Regular General Meeting; October 2, 2012

11. Approval Minutes of Board of Trustee's Regular Budget Meeting; October 9, 2012

12. Approval Minutes of Board of Trustee's Regular General Meeting; October 16, 2012

13. Approval Minutes of Board of Trustee's Special Meeting; October 24, 2012

L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA:

5. Request to Approve Budget Amendment for M-15 Sewer Lift Station Project No Action Taken

M. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Approval to Transfer Liquor License Stock Ownership for Pine Knob Ski Resort, Inc.

2. Approval of Second Reading of Fireworks Ordinance

3. Approval to Amend the Liquor License Policy and Approve Class C Agreement

4. Approval of Service Authorization Agreement with Energy Cost Recovery No Action Taken

5. Approval of 2013 CDBG Funding

6. Approval to Sell Fire Department Fixed Assets

7. Approval of Contract with Pierce Midwest Refurbishment Center to Recondition Pierce Dash Engine

8. Acceptance of Proposal to Complete Water System Hydraulic Water Module

9. Approval to Authorize Hiring of Building Inspector II

10. Approval to Realign Zoning Enforcement Duties

11. Approval to Construct Safety Path Connection to Orion Township Safety Path System

12. Approval of Accounts Payable Check Run and Payroll in the Amount of $692,801.66

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: Curt Carson, Treasurer; Larry Ross, Trustee; Neil Wallace, Trustee

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:

1. Report: Senior Advisory Minutes of October 10, 2012

2. Report: Building Department October 2012

3. Report: Cable TV Disposed Items

4. Report: Independence Television Update

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular General Meeting adjourned at 9:40 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Township Clerk

Published: Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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