Source: Sherman Publications

Orion Township

June 08, 2011




Called meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

All Members present. Treasurer Young arrived at 7:43 p.m.

Appointed Trustee JoAnn Van Tassel to chair the meeting.

Pledge, Trustee John Steimel. Invocation, Father Verschaeve, St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Recognized Clerk Shults for achieving the Certified Municipal Clerk Designation.

Approved payment of bills in the amount of $985,064.29 and payrolls of $99,358.00. Total disbursement of funds of $1,084,442.29.

Approved Agenda, as amended. Approved Consent Agenda, as amended.

Approved Minutes, Public Hearing: CDBG Reprogramming, Monday, March 21, 2011.

Approved Minutes, Regular Meeting, Monday, May 16, 2011.

Approved Minutes, Special Meeting, Thursday, May 19, 2011.

Authorized renewal of Michigan Townships Association Membership for $6,238.10.

Authorized renewal of SEMCOG Membership for $4,032.00.

Approved Outdoor Assembly License: Glitz Salon Children’s Leukemia Foundation Cut-a-Thon.

Adopted resolution allowing temporary closure of Morgan Road and Rohr Road for the Glitz Salon Children’s Leukemia Foundation Run for a Remedy on July 24, 2011.

Approved Outdoor Assembly License Application: Orion/Oxford Eagles Charity Events.

Approved Application to Sell Concessions at Civic Center Park, August 4-6, 2011: Michigan Youth Theater.

Accepted Donations for Wildwood Amphitheater from Dennis Latshaw – lighting valued at $2,000, Oxford Parks and Recreation – equipment use valued at $200, Larry Mullins – site improvements, woodchips, and asphalt fines valued at $4,000.00.

Approved request to advertise for DPW Yard Improvements bids.

Removed 2011/2012 Sewer Rates from the agenda for future consideration.

Appointed Harold Flood as Alternate Member of the Environmental Resources Committee, term expiring 12-31-2011, and John Konopaski as a Voting Member, term expiring 12-31-2012.

Approved Indianwood Golf & Country Club Fourth of July Request for Fireworks Display.

Approved procedures for Trustee replacement on the Orion Township Board.

Approved deadline to submit Trustee candidate applications to the Clerk’s office for noon on Thursday, June 9, 2011.

Set Special Board meeting for Monday, June 13, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. to interview Trustee candidates and consider appointment.

Held First Reading for PC-2011-01, Kensington Community Church Final PUD Plan & Agreement.

Accepted Trustee Van Tassel’s resignation and confirmed Supervisor Appointment of JoAnn Van Tassel.

Referred PC-2011-05, Text Amendment to Zoning Ord. No. 78, Home Occupations back to Planning Commission for changes as recommended by the Board of Trustees.

Approved Request to Transfer of Class C Liquor License with Entertainment Permit and new Dance Permit from Allied Food & Beverage to D & S Hamlin Pub Lake Orion, Inc.

Scheduled Public Hearing: Tax Abatement Application for Oakland Stamping for 7:00 p.m. on June 20, 2011 and directed the Clerk to notice all taxing units, as provided in law.

Denied Peddler/Solicitor License Application: Richard Soens, Windshield Chip Repair.

Formed and appointed Treasurer Young and Trustee Steimel to the Peddler/Solicitor’s Regulation Review Committee.

Postponed action on County Equalization Assessing Contract to the June 20, 2011 meeting.

Adopted Revised Goose Round-up and Nest Destruction Program Resolution.

Retained Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton as Labor Attorney.

Postponed decision on Orion Center purchases, contracts, and kitchen equipment until Special Board meeting set for Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

Received and filed Township Attorney Ord. 95 – Peddlers and Solicitors Regulations report and referred the report to the Peddlers and Solicitors Regulation Committee for review.

Meeting Adjourned at 9:10 p.m. Penny S. Shults, Clerk

Publish: 6/8/2011 JoAnn Van Tassel, Supervisor