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March 19, 2014 - Synopsis of Regular Meeting

Charter Township of Orion

Board of Trustees

Monday, March 17, 2014

Meeting called to order at 6:05.

All members present, except Trustee Flood and Treasurer Thurber (with notice).

Held Closed Executive Session to discuss Attorney Opinion Letters.

Invocation: Dr. Mastromatteo and Pastor Rochelle Beckemeyer, Echo Christian Fellowship. Pledge: Dr. Mastromatteo.

Held Public Hearing regarding Friendship Park Baseball Field Lighting.

Heard Presentations from the Lake Orion Lions Club and North Oakland Water Authority.

Approved payment of bills in the amount of $437,928.88, and payrolls in the amount of $76,030.24, for a total disbursement of funds of $513,959.12.

Approved Agenda, as amended.

Approved Consent Agenda, as amended.

Approve Minutes, Regular Meeting, Monday, March 3, 2014.

Received and Filed Notice of Solicitation from the Knights of Columbus for their annual Tootsie Roll Drive.

Approved the application and issued a Peddlers/Solicitors License to Matt McCallum of Kona Ice.

Approved the application and granted permission to Sell Concessions on Township Property to Matt McCallum of Kona Ice.

Approved METRO Act Permit for Fibertech Networks.

Authorized the transfer of Jillian Waldecker to Building Department Clerk, effective 3/20/2014, and authorized posting/advertising to fill the created vacancy.

Authorized the hiring of Joshua Clubine as DPW Laborer, effective 3/20/2014.

Adopt Charitable Gaming Resolution recognizing Freedom Road Transportation's non-profit status.

Approved request to advertise for a Part-Time Community Programs Programmer, a 29 hour per week Level 4 position, at an hourly rate of $15.52 per hour with Annual Salary of $23,404.16 plus $1,790.41 in social security at a total salary of $25,194.57 with no benefits.

Approved Orion Center Alcohol Use Permit Application for Schmidt.

Amended previous Board action concerning engineering for Indianwood Safety Path Phase IV.

Increased dollar amount for non-union employees who elect to opt out of health insurance to match current Technical Union contract.

Authorized allocating up $50,000.00 (from MMRMA self-insurance account) to fund emergency road repairs.

Heard Youth Council Update.

Adopted Resolution for applying for grant funds through the Land and Water Conservation Fund and commit matching funds for funding the ballfield lights at Friendship Park, with funds coming from 401-958-974, and make the necessary budget adjustments.

Awarded Fire Station Construction Bid to The Dailey Company, with a total bid amount of $1,894,000.00.

Scheduled Board Workshop for March 29, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

Authorized OHM to begin the assessment process of the Orion Center HVAC systems at a not to exceed cost of $ 7,500.00 with funds from Account # 101-248-810.1.

Denied FOIA Appeal and directed Attorney to draft written response.

Received and filed Road Report and SAW Grant Update.

Meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m.

Penny S. Shults, Clerk

Chris Barnett, Supervisor

Publish: March 19, 2014

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