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Synopsis of March 19, 2013 meeting



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April 10, 2013 - SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

March 19, 2013

A. A Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 7:00 PM at the Independence Township Hall.

B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given.

C. ROLL CALL: Present: Kittle, Pallotta, Brown, Aliaga, Lohmeier, Ritchie, Schroeder

Absent: None

There was a quorum present.

Also Present: Ken Elwert, Parks, Recreation & Seniors Director; Linda Richardson, DPW Director; Barbara Rollin, Senior Center Coordinator

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: As amended

E. CLOSED SESSION: None requested

F. BOARD/PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Trustee Schroeder announced Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Mind and Body Expo on March 20, 2012 at Deer Lake Athletic Club; Trustee Aliaga announced that the cable television station is involved with the Chamber of Commerce and is providing additional programming and free lessons on camera usage; Carolyn Morrison announced that the seniors are coordinating their Scraps for Seniors program with DPW on May 18th at Clintonwood Park; Linda Richardson added that Electronics Recycling Day will also be on May 18th; Rae Luallen announced that the Conservatives Club will meet on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM at Red Knapps.

G. PUBLIC COMMENT: None

H. PUBLIC HEARING: None scheduled

I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:

1. Presentation: Friends of the Senior Adult Activity Center: Carolyn Morrison; Joe Figa

J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS: None

K. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Award of Bid for 2013 Baseball Program Shirt Purchase

2. Award of Bid and Approval of Fireworks Contract with Zambelli Fireworks (Ken Elwert, Parks, Recreation & Seniors Director)

3. Award Bid for 2013 Portable Toilet Services

4. Repurpose Utility Vehicle in the Parks Division

5. Approval of Budget Amendment #3 as Amended

6. Approval of Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Minutes: March 5, 2013

7. Approval of Accounts Payable Check Run in the Amount of $722,576.03 and Payroll in the Amount of $256,325.98 for a Total Amount of $978,902.01

L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA: None

M. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Award of Bid for the Purchase of Replacement Vehicles for Water and Sewer

2. Approval of Contract with VolunteerEnergy Services, Inc. for the Recovery of Natural Gas Costs

3. Award of Bid for the Purchase of Replacement Mower for Cemetery-Removed

4. Approval to Adjust Fee Schedule for Contractual Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical Inspections-Removed

5. Adoption of Resolution in Support of McLaren Health Care Planned Unit Development in the Charter Township of Independence

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: Board Members discussed various topics

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:

1. Report: Monthly Actual to Budget Financial Update February, 2013

2. Report: State of Michigan Transfer of Class C Liquor License for Sagano of Clarkston

3. Report: Minutes Senior Adult Activity Center Advisory Committee-February 14, 2013

4. Report: Minutes Safety Path Advisory Committee-February 13, 2013

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular Meeting adjourned at 8:15 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Township Clerk

Published: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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