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SYNOPSIS of September 20, 2011 meeting



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September 28, 2011 - SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

September 20, 2011

A. The Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:35 PM at the Independence Township Hall.

B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given.

C. ROLL CALL: Present: Carson, Lohmeier, Pallotta, Petterson, Rosso, Wallace

Absent: Wagner

There was a quorum present.

Also Present: Rick Yaeger Deputy Supervisor

Linda Richardson DPW Director

Susan Hendricks Finance Director

Renee Poole Assistant Finance Director

Kristen Sieloff - Assessor

Lt. Dale LaBair Oakland County Sheriff's Dept.

Steven Joppich Secrest Wardle

Gregg Schultz Schultz & Young

Approval to appoint Acting Chair.

D. APRROVAL OF AGENDA: Approval of Agenda as amended.

E. CLOSED SESSION: Approval to move into Closed Session: 1. Employee Matter, as permitted by MCL 15.268(a); 2. Union Negotiations, as permitted by MCL 15.268(c).

The Regular Meeting reconvened at 8:20 PM.

F. CONSENT AGENDA: Removed Regular Meeting Minutes of August 30, 2011 for corrections.

G. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS: None

The Public Hearing opened at 8:36 PM.

H. PUBLIC HEARING: Truth-in-Taxation Hearing Safety Paths: E-mail from Mary Beth Baker received and read; Tammy Haslett; Cory Johnston

The Public Hearing closed at 8:50 PM

I. REGULAR BUSINESS:

Approval of 2011 Millage Rates for 2012 Budget: General Fund; Fire; Library; Safety Path.

Approval of Safety Path Budget Increase.

Approval to permit Trustee Petterson to abstain from voting on agenda item I-3, Morgan Lake Update and Requested Action.

Approval to release funds for the completion of repairs and paving of roads throughout The Ridge at Morgan Lake.

Approval to extend meeting beyond 10:00 PM.

The Regular Meeting recessed at 10:02 PM.

Trustee Petterson left at 10:10 PM.

The Regular Meeting reconvened at 10:16 PM.

Approval to reconsider agenda item I-2, Safety Path Budget Increase.

Approval to approve reconsidered agenda item I-2, Safety Path Budget Increase.

Approval budget adjustment for Parks and Recreation.

Approval to authorize DPW Director to sign and submit DELEG Energy Revolving Loan Application.

Approval to approve request from Clarkston Schools to utilize Clarkston Public Access Center (CPAC) for educational classes.

Approval of Accounts Payable Check Run in the amount of $442,869.04.

Approval to amend agenda.

Approval to direct Human Resources Director to establish a job description and post position for vacant Clarkston Public Access Center (CPAC) position.

Approval of the August 30, 2011 Regular Meeting minutes.

Postponement of Elected Officials Disability Policy until the October 4, 2011 Regular Board Meeting.

J. PUBLIC COMMENT: None

K. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: Board members commented on various topics

L. CORRESPONDENCE: None

The Regular Meeting adjourned at 12:15 AM on Wednesday, September 21, 2011.

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Township Clerk

Published: September 28, 2011

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