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Synopsis of Oct. 15, 2013 meeting



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October 23, 2013 - SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

October 15, 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; Tom McDonald, Captain; Mitch Petterson, Deputy Fire Chief; Renée Poole, Fire Department Business Manager; Linda Richardson, DPW Director; Steve Ronk, Fire Chief; and Rick Yaeger, Budget Analyst

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: As amended

E. CLOSED SESSION: None

F. BOARD/PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS: Ken Elwert reminded the public about the annual Friendly Forest event scheduled to take place at Clintonwood Park on Saturday, October 19 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM

G. PUBLIC COMMENT: None

H. PUBLIC HEARING: None

I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS: None

J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS: None

K. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Authorized Bulk Purchase Exceeding $5,000.00 from Sole Source Provider for R-900 Wall Meter Interface Units

2. Authorized Payment Exceeding $5,000.00 for Maintenance and Repair Services for Chestnut Hills Well #2

3. Approved the 2014 Municipal Credit and Community Credit Contract for FY-2014 for Participation in the SMART Transportation Program

4. Approved Contract for Brady Lodge Roofing Project at Bay Court Park

5. Awarded Bid and Approved Clintonwood Park Spray Park/Camp Building Well Replacement and Spray Park Repair

6. Request to Reclassify Fire Department Lieutenants-REMOVED

7. Adopted the 2014 Annual Permit for Work on State Trunkline Right of Way

8. Minutes: Approval of Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Minutes: Regular Meetings of September 24 as amended and October 1, 2013 and Special Meetings of September 19 and 30, 2013

9. Approve Payroll of October 11, 2013 and the Check Run of October 9, 2013 for a Total Amount of $501,455.91

L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA:

6. Approval of Reclassification of Fire Department Lieutenants

M. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Approved 1st Reading of Water Tower Self Storage Amended PUD

2. Rescission of Motions #2013-05-103-1and #2013-05-103-2 and Adoption of Clinton Oakland Sewage Disposal System Resolution

3. Approval of Request for Engineering Services for SAW Grant Application Assistance and Program Development

4. Award of Bid and Acceptance of Quotes for the Purchase a Fire Department Staff Vehicle and Related Emergency Vehicle Equipment

5. Set Public Hearing Regarding Contract for Conditional Transfer of Property Between Independence and Springfield Townships

6. Approval of Request to Dispose of Fire Department Fixed Asset 2000 Pierce Dash

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: Trustee Schroeder indicated that fraudulent telephone calls requesting personal information for Medicaid purposes were being made to senior citizen residents

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:

1. Minutes: Safety Path Advisory Committee of September 11, 2013

2. Minutes: Senior Adult Activity Center Advisory Committee of September 11, 2013

3. Minutes: Walters Lake Improvement Board of October 2, 2013

4. Report: Building Department Monthly Report for September 2013

5. Report: Fire Department Monthly Report for September 2013

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular Meeting adjourned at 8:22 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Township Clerk

Published: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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