Source: Sherman Publications

Independence Township
SYNOPSIS MARCH 6, 2012 meeting

March 14, 2012

SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

MARCH 6, 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, Wallace

Absent: Petterson, Rosso, Wagner

There was a quorum present.

Also Present: Bart Clark, Superintendent; Ken Elwert, Parks, Recreation and Seniors Director; Susan Hendricks, Finance Director; Julie Meredith, Library Director; Steve Ronk, Fire Chief; Kristen Sieloff, Assessor; Steven P. Joppich, Johnson, Rosati, Schultz & Joppich, P.C.; Derk W. Beckerleg, Secrest / Wardle; Greg Oviatt, Munder Capital

Appointment of Acting Chair - Approved

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Amended

E. CLOSED SESSION: None Requested

M. PUBLIC COMMENT: None

F. BOARD / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS: None

G. PUBLIC HEARING: None Scheduled

H. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:

1. Fourth Quarter Investment Report (Curt Carson, Treasurer)

2. Superintendent’s Report (Bart Clark, Superintendent)

I. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS: None

J. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Request to Accept Treasurer’s Quarterly Report-Approved

2. Board of Trustees Special Meeting Minutes-January 12, 2012– Approved

Request to Approve DPW Repair Bill over $5,000.00 - Approved

K. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA: None

L. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Request for Part-time Cleaning Services-Library & CPAC - Approved

2. Request to Promote Operations Captain – Approved

3. Appointment of District Library Agreement Committee Members – Approved

4. Request to Approve 2012 Cemetery Rates – Removed

5. Request to Approve 2012 Water-Sewer Rates – Approved

Public Comment: Cory Johnston

7. Request to Accept 2012 Fertilizer contract – Approved

8. Request to Award Bid for 2012 Portable Toilets – Approved

9. Request to Approve Accounts Payable Check Run in the amount of $283,475.79 - Approved

M. PUBLIC COMMENT: Moved to front of Agenda

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: Board members discussed various topics

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:

1. REPORT: January 2012 Building Department report

2. REPORT: December 2011 Oakland County Sheriff’s Office

Noted and Filed

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular General Meeting adjourned at 9:40 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Clerk

Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2012