September 18, 2013 - CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF ORION
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
SYNOPSIS, REGULAR MEETING, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 - 7:00 P.M.
ORION TOWNSHIP HALL
2525 JOSLYN RD., LAKE ORION, MIN 48360
Called meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
All Members present.
Invocation, Pastor Steve Sanders, Lake Orion Baptist Church. Pledge, Supervisor Barnett.
Recognized OCSO Deputy May for his many years of service to the Township.
Adopted the Charter Township of Orion Board of Trustees Resolution Establishing Proposed 2013 Millage Rates, as presented.
Held Truth-in-Budgeting Public Hearing - 2013 Millage Rates.
Held U.S. Farathane, L.L.C. – New Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate Application
Held Kay Automotive Graphics – New Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate Applications Public Hearing.
Lori McGeary, Orion Township Public Library gave a presentation concerning the Michigan Libraries for Life organ/bone marrow donation campaign.
Approved payment of bills in the amount of $177,552.64 and payrolls of $74,961.75. Total disbursement of funds of $252,514.39.
Approved Agenda, as amended.
Approved Consent Agenda, as amended.
Approved Minutes, Regular Meeting, Monday, August 19, 2013.
Approved Minutes, Special Joint Meeting, Wednesday, August 21, 2013, as corrected.
Approved Minutes, Budget Work Session, Thursday, August 29, 2013.
Approved Minutes, Regular Meeting, Tuesday, September 3, 2013.
Approved Minutes, Budget Work Session, Thursday, September 5, 2013.
Authorized Employee Flu Shot Program.
Set Halloween Trick or Treat Hours for Thursday, October 31, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Received and filed OCCCC Audit, as presented.
Approved the additional dates to Use Township Property: Downtown Lake Orion Farmers Market.
Approved the SMART Municipal contract for 2014 and authorized the Supervisor to sign the contact.
Adopted the Charter Township of Orion Board of Trustees Resolution Establishing Actual 2013 Millage Rates, as presented.
Approved the Act 198 Agreement, as presented for U.S. Farathane, L.L.C. and adopted the Resolution approving six-year tax abatement.
Approved the Act 198 Agreement, as presented for Kay Automotive Graphics and adopted the Resolution approving six-year tax abatement.
Received and filed Oakland County Foreclosed Properties report.
Accepted Shane Drozdowski resignation from the Safety Path Advisory Committee and appointed Eugene Snowden, Jr. to fill the voting member vacancy, term ending 12-31-2014.
Authorized Advertising for Vacant Alternate Position on Safety Path Advisory Committee.
Scheduled Budget Work Sessions for September 23 and September 30, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Held Closed Executive Session to Discuss Purchase/Sale of Property.
Reconvened the regular meeting.
Authorized the Supervisor and Attorney to proceed as discussed in Closed Executive Session regarding purchase and sale of properties.
Meeting Adjourned at 10:17 p.m.
Penny S. Shults, Clerk
Publish: 9/18/2013 Chris Barnett, Supervisor