Source: Sherman Publications

Independence Township
SYNOPSIS of July 3, 2012 meeting

July 18, 2012

SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

July 3, 2012

A. A Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:33 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; Linda Richardson, DPW Director; Julie Meredith, Library Director; Kristen Sieloff, Assessor; Joe Barnhart, Independence Television Manager; Steven Joppich, Johnson, Rosati, Schultz & Joppich, PC

Appointment of Acting Chair - Approved

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Consensus to approve the agenda as presented

E. CLOSED SESSION: None

F. BOARD / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS: Linda Richardson; David Lohmeier

G. PUBLIC COMMENT: Cheryl Stefanac

H. PUBLIC HEARING: None

I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS

1. Introduction of District Library Candidates (Julie Meredith, Library Director) Nikola M. Allen; William J. Chamberlin; Janice Gaffney; Henry Garcia; Michele Ginn; Evan Markarian; Allison McFadden-Keesling: Marilyn Pomeroy and Jeanne Molzen (via prerecorded video)

2. Presentation: Certificate of Recognition to Kristen Sieloff, Assessor (Bart Clark, Superintendent)

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

4. Presentation: Cable Television Purchase of Equipment (Joe Barnhart, Independence Television Manager)

J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS:

1. Authorization to Prepare RFP’s for Library Maintenance Work (Bart Clark, Superintendent)

K. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Approval of Budget Adjustment for 2012 Safety Path Repairs

2. Request for Budget Amendment for M-15 Pump Station – Removed

3. Request for Concession Budget Amendment – Removed

4. Approval to Designate July as Parks and Recreation Month

5. Approval to Purchase Cable TV Equipment – Part 1

6. Approval to Purchase Cable TV Equipment – Part 2

7. Approval of Certificate of Recognition of Kristen Sieloff, Assessor

8. Approval of Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Minutes; June 5, 2012

9. Approval of Board of Trustees Special Meeting Minutes; June 19, 2012

L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA:

1. K-2: Approval of Budget Amendment for M-15 Pump Station

2. K-3: Approval of Budget Amendment for Concessions

M. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Approval of Request to Rescind Resolution and Approve Class C Liquor License for Jalapeno’s III, Inc.

The Regular Meeting RECESSED at 8:46 PM.

The Regular Meeting RECONVENED at 9:04 PM.

2. Approval of Resolution to Establish Clarkston Independence District Library

3. Postponement of Resolution to Approve Deputy Fire Chief Positions

The Regular Meeting RECESSED at 9:18 PM.

The Regular Meeting RECONVENED at 9:38 PM.

4. Approval of Accounts Payable Check Run and Payroll in the amount of $455,935.23

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: David Lohmeier, Trustee; Curt Carson, Treasurer

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:

1. Future Agenda Item: Amendment to Burn Ordinance Scheduled for July 17, 2012 Regular General Meeting

2. Report: Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Monthly Report for April 2012

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular Meeting adjourned at 9:45 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC, Township Clerk

Published: Wednesday, July 18, 2012