SPI
image
Palace Chrysler-Jeep

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP


September 8, 2011 SYNOPSIS



shadow
shadow
September 21, 2011 - SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING

September 8, 2011 SYNOPSIS

CALL TO ORDER: 7:30 p.m. by Supervisor Walls

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

AGENDA ADDITIONS & CHANGES: Add Old Business #3 CDBG Agreement, Remove New Business #4 Zoning Ordinance Sign Provision, Remove CDBG Report from Consent Agenda

PUBLIC COMMENT: None

CONSENT AGENDA:

a) Approved Minutes: July 28, 2011 Special Meeting and August 11, 2011 Regular Meeting with bills and additional disbursements of $323,450.47

b) Accepted August 2011 Treasurer's Report

c) Received August 2011 Monthly Reports: Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, Ordinance, Police, Fire, Assessing, IT and Comp Time Report

d) Authorized payment of bills as amended, totaling $43,167.84

e) Approved 2011 millage rates of .9950 General Fund, 1.000 Fire Fund, .7163 Police Fund expiring 12-31-15, 1.5000 Police Fund expiring 12-31-17, .7500 Parks & Rec. Fund, and .6400 Bond

f) Approved Planning Commission and Township Board attendance at the Michigan Association of Planning Conference, October 19-21st, Grand Rapids, cost not to exceed $725 per person

g) Approved 2012 SMART Municipal Credit Contract and transfer funds to Independence Township to be used for Van Service

h) Approve General Fund Budget Amendment to reflect Grant received and expenditures for 2 Tornado Sirens by Increasing Other Units of Government revenue from $90,000 to $134,500, Increasing total revenue from $1,851,300 to $1,895,800 and Increasing Public Works expense from $247,000 to $291,500, Increase Total Expense from $1,849,550 to $1,894,050

i) Authorized Fire Chief to purchase two (2) Motorola Quantar Base Stations from Used Radio.com at a cost of $7,500

j) Approved Lake Improvement Fund Budget Amendment: Reduce Revenue $10,000 from $299,000 to $289,000 (Contract Services Waumegah Berm)

PUBLIC HEARINGS: None

OLD BUSINESS:

1. AED Purchase Fire and Police: Authorized Fire Chief to purchase 3 AED's from Physio Control cost not to exceed $7,500. Authorized Fire Chief to transfer 2 of 3 retiring AED's to Oakland County Sheriff, Springfield Substation

2. Ordinance Enforcement Update: Received update from Supervisor Walls

3. CDBG Agreement: Approved addendum as presented for contract between Springfield Township and Independence Township Senior Center

NEW BUSINESS:

1. 2011 Heritage Festival Township contribution and involvement: Authorized contribution up to $1,500

2. Software and Equipment upgrades Clerk and Treasurer Offices: Accept proposal from BS&A for Financial Management Systems at a cost of $24,715 and spread cost over two budget years. Further authorized Supervisor to purchase and install computer equipment as outlined

3. Job Descriptions Property Manager, Clerical Support, Ordinance Officer and Supervisor Administration Assistant: Approved job descriptions

4. 2012 and 2013 Budget Priorities Discussed budget priorities

5. Gravel Program Allocated Metro Act funds and $56,160 from General Fund Public Works budget for 2011

6. Convened to closed session to consider Attorney-Client Privilege Communication: Authorized Attorney to work with Supervisor on items discussed in closed session

PUBLIC COMMENT: None

ADJOURNMENT: 9:45 pm Publish: 9/14/11 Laura Moreau, Clerk

print
Print
email
Email Link
share
Share
The Oxford Leader
SPI Subscriptions
Site Search