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Independence Township
APRIL 3, 2012 SYNOPSIS

April 11, 2012

SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

APRIL 3, 2012

A. A Regular General Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 7:36 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: Bart Clark, Superintendent; Carol Gabris, Human Resources Director; Ken Elwert, Parks, Recreation and Seniors Director; Joe Barnhart, Cable Access Program Manager

Appointment of Acting Chair - Approved

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: As amended.

E. CLOSED SESSION: Union Negotiations, as permitted by MCL 15.286(c)-Cancelled

F. BOARD / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Joe Wauldron: Rotary Wine Tasting; May 3, 2012; Clarkston Area Youth Assistance- Golf Outing; June 15, 2012

Sam Moraco: Governor Moses Wisner House Spring Clean-up; April 21, 2012

G. PUBLIC COMMENT:

Joan McCrary; Sam Moraco; Mike Clark; Jane Boyer; Rae Luallen; Trevor Keyser, Clarkston News

H. PUBLIC HEARING: None Scheduled

I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:

1. Report: Superintendent's Update

Agenda Items Removed from Regular Business:

7. Request to Adopt: CPAC Policy, PEG User Agreement; and Appearance Release- Approved

8. Request to Expend Funds for Improvements Proposed for the Clarkston Calendar- APPROVED

J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS:

1. Request to Establish Compensation for Supervisor's Position Effective for the 2012 Term of Office Removed

K. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Request to Attend Advanced Treasurer's Institute-Removed

2. Board of Trustees Regular General Meeting Minutes March 6, 2012-Approved

3. Board of Trustees Regular General Meeting Minutes March 13, 2012-Approved

L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA: None

1. Request to Attend Advanced Treasurer's Institute-Approved

The meeting RECESSED at 9:26 PM

The meeting RECONVENED at 9:32 PM

M. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Request to Approve 2012 Gravel and Limestone Participation Program Combined with Regular Business Item M-2

2. Request to Initiate 2012 Tri-Party Fund Options-Approved with conditions

3. Request to Schedule a Special Meeting-No action taken

4. Request to Award Bid for 4th of July Fireworks Display-Approved

5. Request to Award Bid for Baseball Uniforms-Approved

6. Request to Appoint Parks, Recreation & Seniors Advisory Committee Members- Approved

9. Request to Approve Accounts Payable Check Run and Payroll in the amount of $344,553.11-Approved

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: Board members discussed various topics.

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS: None

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular General Meeting adjourned at 11:40 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Township Clerk

Published: Wednesday, April 11, 2012