October 09, 2013 - CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF ORION
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
SYNOPSIS, REGULAR MEETING MON., OCTOBER 7, 2013 - 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, except Trustee Porter.
Invocation, Rev. Laurel Dahill, St Mary Episcopal Church. Pledge, Carter Reynolds
Supervisor Barnett delivered proclamations in honor of General Federation of Women's Clubs – Lake Orion, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Fire Prevention Week.
Senior Advisory Council Update was presented by George Sinnott, Council Chairman.
Approved payment of bills in the amount of $1,402,675.21 and payrolls of $116,126.24. Total disbursement of funds of $1,518,801.45.
Approved Agenda, as amended.
Approved Consent Agenda, as amended.
Approved Minutes, Regular Meeting, Monday, September 16, 2013.
Approved Minutes, Public Hearing: Truth-in-Budgeting, Monday, September 16, 2013.
Approved Minutes, Public Hearing: U.S. Farathane Tax Abatement Application, Monday, September 16, 2013.
Approved Minutes, Public Hearing: Kay Automotive Tax Abatement Application, Monday, September 16, 2013.
Approved Minutes, Budget Work Session, Monday, September 23, 2013.
Approved Minutes, Budget Work Session, Monday, September 30, 2013.
Authorized Board of Trustee to attend the MTA 2014 Annual Educational Conference & Expo.
Reduced Annual Temporary Sign Fee for the Lake Orion Education Foundation to $25.
Approved recommendations by the Environmental Resources Committee to change status of Beth Sheridan to Voting Member and Anthony Cook to Alternate Member.
Appointed Robert Smith, Phil Gentile, Stephen Auger, Richard Hamilton, and Mike McReynolds to the Construction Board of Appeals.
Postponed consideration of Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee Resignation & Appointments. Approved Orion Center Alcohol Use Permit Application: Richardson/LaMothe.
Accepted Notice of Retirement from Tom Berger, Building Official effective April 4, 2014 and Authorized advertising to fill the vacancy.
Postponed consideration of Building Department vehicle purchase.
Accepted donation of services and materials for the Friendship Park playground, valued at $8,000, from Site Development, Inc.
Authorized advertising for sealed bids for the sale of the 1998 John Deer 4 X 2 Gator.
Awarded the Maybee Road & Indianwood Road Phase II Pathway Projects bid to F.D.M. Contracting in the amount of $527,238.75.
Authorized Planning Commission and consultants to work on the recommended modifications to the Temporary Use and Open Airs Sales Ordinances.
Authorized the Supervisor to work with the Attorney to execute Crank's Catering Contract, as amended.
Approved Applications for Peddlers/Solicitors Licenses - Kirby Home Care Systems door-to-door sales.
Scheduled Budget Work Session for October 21, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
Received and filed the Oakland County Purchase of Property Report and authorized the Supervisor to close on the purchase of the property and submit a lot split application to Oakland Township.
Held Closed Executive Session to discuss Purchase/Sale of Property, Union Negotiations, and Pending Litigation.
Authorized appraisals as discussed in Closed Executive Session.
Authorized Supervisor to proceed as discussed in Closed Executive Session.
Received and filed letter from Tim McNaught, Building Inspector.
Meeting adjourned at 10:29 p.m.
Penny S. Shults, Clerk
Publish: 10/9/2013 Chris Barnett, Supervisor