March 05, 2014 - Synopsis of Regular Meeting
Charter Township of Orion
the Board of Trustees
Monday, March 3, 2014
Meeting called to order at 6:30.
All members present. (Trustee Steele arrived at 6:55 p.m.)
Held Closed Executive Session to discuss Clerical Union Negotiations.
Invocation: Pastor Steve Sanders. Pledge: Tom Berger.
Approved payment of bills in the amount of $607,811.78, and payrolls in the amount of $106,336.99, for a total disbursement of funds of $714,148.77.
Approved Agenda, as amended.
Approved Consent Agenda, as amended.
Approved Minutes, Regular Meeting, Monday, February 18, 2014, as corrected.
Approved Minutes, Public Hearing: Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update, Tuesday, February 18, 2014.
Authorized Supervisor to explore options concerning the termination of the Inter-Agency Agreement with Lake Orion Community Schools.
Appointed Christine Modovsky to the Orion Township Environment Resources Committee (OTERC) as a Non-Voting Member, term expiring 12-31-15.
Received and filed notice of solicitation from VFW Post 334 for the annual Buddy Poppy Fundraiser.
Authorized OHM, Township engineers, to proceed with GIS Update, at a cost not to exceed $171,000, and further, authorized the purchase of two Trimble R10 GNSS Network Rover Kits at a cost of $60,963.50.
Received and filed Treasurer's Update.
Approved amendment to Polly Ann Trail Interlocal Agreement to allow for a January 1 – December 31 Fiscal Year.
Waived all Zoning and Building Department Fees for the Faithworks/Robertson addition.
Approved hiring Jason Abbott for Part-Time Maintenance/Support Services position.
Heard Youth Council Update.
Ratified Clerical Union Contract and authorized Supervisor to sign the Letter of Understanding on behalf of the Township.
Authorized Attorney to draft ballot language for an August 2014 ballot question for a fire millage increase.
Motion to adopt resolution requesting Treasurer's resignation failed.
Authorized time-keeping system for full-time elected officials.
Authorized OHM to provide preliminary engineering for the following four safety path projects, Indianwood Rd. Phase II, Indianwood Rd. Phase IV, Clarkston Rd. Phase I, and Clarkston Rd. Phase II for a not to exceed price of $ 113,250.00, and make the necessary budget adjustments.
Amended OCSO Marine Patrol Contract to exclude the patrol of Lake Voorheis, beginning in 2015.
Approved the Transfer of On-Premises Liquor License for Old Detroit Burger Bar, 4313 S. Baldwin Road, Orion Township, under the provisions of Ord. 76, Alcoholic Beverages Regulation.
Rescheduled Special Joint Meeting with Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Township Board for 5:30 p.m. on April 2, 2014.
Scheduled Joint Public Hearing for PC-2014-09, Tim Hortons for April 2, 2014 at 7:05 p.m.
Received and filed Supervisors memo concerning Tri-Party road projects.
Scheduled Public Hearing for Friendship Park ballfield lighting for 7:00 p.m. on March 17, 2014.
Received and filed Annual Liquor License Review Report.
Held Closed Executive Session in order to discuss the purchase/sale of property and Attorney opinion letter.
Authorized the Supervisor to proceed as discussed in closed executive session regarding the purchase/sale of property. Meeting adjourned at 11:19 p.m.
Penny S. Shults, Clerk
Chris Barnett, Supervisor
Publish: March 5, 2016