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Synopsis of Feb. 3, 2014 regular meeting



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February 05, 2014 - Synopsis of Regular Meeting

Charter Township of Orion

Board of Trustees

Monday, February 3, 2014

Called meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

All members present.

Held Closed Executive Session to discuss Union Negotiations.

Invocation: JoAnn Van Tassel. Pledge of allegiance: Scott Rowe, Waste Management.

Recognized Supervisor Barnett on his selection to County Executive's "Elite 40 under 40" listing.

Held presentation: ONTV's Feed Our Fish Food Drive.

Approved payment of bills in the amount of $558,526.68, and payrolls in the amount of $84,399.28, for a total disbursement of funds of $642,925.96.

Approved Agenda, as amended.

Approved Consent Agenda, as amended.

Approved Minutes, Regular Meeting, Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

Approved Special One-Day Permit Under Ord. 76 -Alcoholic Beverages Regulation for Friends of the Library Fundraiser, and because it is a benefit for a non-profit organization, waived the $300 permit fee.

Approved transferring all non-union employees to Teamsters Dental and Vision Insurance coverage,

effective March 1, 2014.

Authorized hiring Al Bothwell as full-time Custodian/Groundskeeper, effective February 6, 2014.

Authorized advertising for Part-time Maintenance/Support Services Position.

Received and filed Notice of Solicitation from Lake Orion Lions Club White Cane Week.

Appointed Don Walker as Planning Commission Representative to ZBA.

Approved application under Ord. 96 from Motion Massage.

Authorized Supervisor to sign Quit Claim Deed and Lease Agreement on behalf of the Township concerning Fire Department Property Lease from AVB Properties.

Granted Temporary Sign Fee Waiver Request for K-9 Stray Rescue League.

Ratified DPW Union Contract.

Authorized hiring Randy McClure as Building Official, effective February 18, 2014.

Approved the condominium site plan and condominium documents including the Master Deed, By-Laws, and Exhibit B for PC-2014-01, Canterbury Village/Woodside Bible Church.

Authorized Supervisor to submit a rezoning application for properties located within the proposed

Lapeer Road Overlay District to the Planning Commission on the behalf of the Township Board.

Further, authorized Township Engineers to prepare the necessary plot plan containing all of the

required elements listed within Ordinance No. 78. for submittal with application.

Held first reading of Amendment to Ord. 64 -BOCA Basic Fire Prevention Code, and directed Clerk to publish for second reading and possible adoption on February 18, 2014.

Held first reading of Amendment to Ord. 137 -Property Maintenance, and directed Clerk to publish for

second reading and possible adoption on February 18, 2014.

Held first reading to Repeal of Ord. 127 -Flexible Benefits Plan, and directed Clerk to publish for second reading and possible adoption on February 18, 2014.

Authorized the Supervisor to work with Township Attorney to finalize and sign the contract with

Cingular Wireless (AT&T) for the colocation of cellular antennas on Township Property.

Authorized promoting Kristine Sullivan to Building Department Coordinator, effective February 6, 2014, and authorized posting/advertising for the vacant Building Clerk position.

Approved a 3% salary increase for all non-union employees (excluding elected officials/deputies) for

the remainder of 2014.

Received and filed Fire Department report.

Held Closed Executive Session in order to discuss the purchase/sale of property.

Meeting adjourned at 10:15 p.m.

Penny S. Shults, Clerk

Chris Barnett, Supervisor

Publish: February 5, 2014

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