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Independence Township
Synopsis of the May 13, 2014

May 21, 2014

SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

May 13, 2014

A. A Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 7:00 PM at Independence Township Hall.

B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given.

C. ROLL CALL: Present: Pallotta, Brown, Aliaga, Ritchie, Schroeder

Absent: Kittle, Lohmeier

There was a quorum present.

Also Present: Linda L. Richardson, DPW Director; Rick Yaeger, Budget Analyst; Lt. Dirk Feneley, Oakland County Sheriff's Department; Richard Carlisle, Carlisle/Wortman Associates; Stephen Joppich, Johnson, Rosati, Schultz & Joppich, P.C.

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: As presented

E. CLOSED SESSION: None

F. BOARD/PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS: Trustee Schroeder

G. PUBLIC COMMENT: None

H. PUBLIC HEARING: None Scheduled

I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:

1. Report: Planning Commission Update (Ronald Ritchie, Trustee)

J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS:

1. Reconsideration of Request to Authorize Treasurer to Prepare Second Resolution for Avington Park Special Assessment District for Road Improvements

K. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Approval of Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Minutes of April 15, 2014 as corrected

2. Approval of Payroll of April 25, 2014 and May 9, 2014; and Check Run of May 6, 2014 for a Total Amount of $2,220,234.81

3. Adoption of Proclamation Recognizing the Month of May as Mental Health Month

4. Approval of Contract for 2014 Concessions Services at Clintonwood Park

5. Approval of Emergency Well Repair at Clarkston Gardens

6. Adoption of Resolution Requesting Reimbursement Under Oakland County's West Nile Virus Fund Program

7. Acceptance of Quote for Professional Services for 2014 Scheduled Well and Pump Maintenance Projects

8. Acceptance of Quote and Approval of Budget Amendment for the Purchase of Equipment; Safety Path

9. Approval of Budget Amendment for Purchase of Replacement Vehicle Fire Department

10. Approval of Budget Amendment for Purchase of Computer Equipment Fire Department

11. Authorization of the Disposal of Assets with a Cost Basis Exceeding $5,000

12. Approval of Budget Amendment for Office Equipment Purchase Township Hall

L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA: None

M. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Approval of 1st Reading of Final Site Plan for Ardmore Planned Unit Development (PUD)

2. Adoption of the Sashabaw Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA) By-Laws and Approval of the 2013 Annual Report

3. Adoption of the 2015 Budget Review/Approval Process and Approval of Scheduling of Special Meetings

4. Award Bid for Non-Hazardous Waste Collection

5. Award Bid and Authorize Contract for Household Hazardous Waste Collection

6. Award Bid to Convert Existing Outdoor Street Lighting to LED and Approval of Budget Amendment

7. Award Bid and Approve Agreement for Professional Environmental Services

8. Approval of Budget Amendment Finance Director Position

9. Reclassification of AFSCME Employee Finance Department

10. Approval of Ballot Language for Renewal of Police Services Operating Millage

N. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:

1. Minutes: Water & Sewer Ad-Hoc Committee of February 10, 2104

2. Communications: Independence Township Spring Clean-Up Day

3. Communications: Letter of Appreciation; Cheryl Culpepper, Finance Department

4. Report: Sheriff's Department Monthly Report for February, 2014

5. Report: Sheriff's Department Monthly Report for March, 2014

6. Report: Monthly Actual to Budget Financial Update for March 2014

7. Report: Van Norman Lake Board Agenda/Minutes; March 2014 (Trustee Ronald Ritchie, Lake Board Rep.)

O. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: None

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular Meeting adjourned at 8:19 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Township Clerk

Published: Wednesday, May 21, 2014