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Independence Township
SYNOPSIS of June 5, 2012 meeting

June 13, 2012

SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

June 5, 2012

A. A Regular General Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 7:30 PM at the Independence Township Hall.

B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given.

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

Absent: , Petterson, Wagner

There was a quorum present.

Also Present: Steven Joppich, Johnson, Rosati, Schultz and Joppich

Appointment of Acting Chair - Approved

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved as amended

E. CLOSED SESSION: None scheduled

F. BOARD / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:

G. PUBLIC COMMENT: Douglas Brown; Jim Reed;

Joe Curry; Steve McPherson

H. PUBLIC HEARING:

1. 1. Reprogramming of Unused 2009 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Funds (Barb Rollin, Senior Coordinator)

The Public Hearing Opened and Closed

at 7:56 PM

I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:

1. Presentation: Present and Discuss District Library

Agreement (Julie Meredith, Library Director; Ann

Seurynck, Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, PC)

2. Report: First Quarter Investment Report

(Curt Carson, Treasurer)

J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS: None

K. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Proclamation: Recognizing Lt. Dale LaBair for 40 Years of service

2. Proclamation: National Cancer Survivor's Day; Sunday, June 3, 2012

3. Acceptance of First Quarter Investment Report

4. Renewal of 3M Service Agreement

5. Reprogramming of Unused 2009 CDBG Funds

6. Approval of Board of Trustees Regular Budget Meeting Minutes; April 17, 2012

7. Approval of Board of Trustees Special Budget Meeting Minutes; April 23, 2012

8. Approval of Board of Trustees Special Budget Meeting Minutes; April 26, 2012

9. Approval of Board of Trustees Regular Budget Meeting Minutes; May 1, 2012-

Amended

L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA:

None

M. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. No Action Taken - Amendments to Chapter 20, Fire Prevention and Protection,Article III Open Burning; Scheduling of the First Reading; Extension of 2011 Burn Permits-No Action Taken Phil Moody; Mary Bauer; Warren Newsted; Vince Pipitone; Mike McCormack; Robert Bauer; Rae Luallen; Jim Reed; Martha Newsted; Neil Boggemes

2. Approval of Hiring of Full Time Firefighter/Paramedic

3. Approval of Hiring of Temporary/Full Time Fire Fighter/Paramedic

Recess 10:29-10:38 PM

4. Appointment of Senior Advisory Committee Members

5. Approval to Purchase Equipment and Approval of Budget Amendment for Independence Television Studio

6. Budget Adjustments:

a. Approval of Budget Adjustment for Sheriff's Department

b. Approval of Budget Adjustment for Parks,

Recreation & Seniors and Community Develop

ment Block Grant Funds

7. Approval of Reconsideration of the June 7, 2011 Resolution for Round Up and Hold of Canada Geese on Van Norman Lake

8. Approval of Accounts Payable Check Run and Payroll in the amount of $1,137.281.77

9. Approval to Direct Township Attorney to Draft Ordinance and Resolution Banning Sale and Possession of Synthetic Marijuana for the June 19, 2012 Regular General Meeting

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: Board Members commented on various topics.

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:

1. Report: Superintendent's Report for June 5, 2012

2. Report: April 2012 Building Report Synopsis

3. Report: Elections Budget Adjustment

4. Communication: Clarkston Area Lions Club

5. Communication: City of Southfield Resolutions

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

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Township Clerk

Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2012