Source: Sherman Publications

Independence Township
NOVEMBER 27, 2012 SYNOPSIS

December 05, 2012

SYNOPSIS

TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE

NOVEMBER 27, 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: Aliaga, Brown, Kittle, Lohmeier,

Pallotta, Ritchie, Schroeder

Absent: None

There was a quorum present.

Also Present: Ken Elwert, PR&S Director; Linda Richardson, DPW Director; Kristen Sieloff, Assessor; and Susan Hendricks, Finance Director

D. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: As Amended

E. CLOSED SESSION: None requested

F. BOARD / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS: Rae Luallen; Patrick Kittle; Jose Aliaga; David Lohmeier

G. PUBLIC COMMENT: Rick Gutowski

H. PUBLIC HEARING: None

J. CARRYOVER / POSTPONED AGENDA ITEMS: None

K. CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Request to Approve Professional Services Appropriations for 2013 Capital Improvement Plan - Removed

2. Approval to Solicit Bids for 2013 Capital Improvement Plan for Parks Equipment

3. Approval to Solicit Bids for Brady Lodge Roof

4. Approval of Allocate Funding for Emergency Sidewalk Repair

5. Approval Minutes of Board of Trustee’s Special Meeting; October 30, 2012

6. Approval of Payroll and Accounts Payable Check Run in the Amount of $477,550.35

L. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA:

1. Approval of Professional Services Appropriations for 2013 Capital Improvement Plan

I. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS:

1. Presentation: Brady Lodge Building (Ron Campbell; Oakland County Principal Planner and Preservation Architect)

M. REGULAR BUSINESS:

1. Approval of Request for Part-Time Employee; Assessing Department

2. Approval to Authorize Township Treasurer and Finance Director to Negotiate a Fiscal Agent Agreement with Clarkston Independence District Library

3. Approval of Funding for Network Improvement Project

4. Approval to Reinstate Authority to Building Department Director/Building Official

5. Approval to Reinstate Personnel Reporting to Supervisor

6. Approval of Appointments to Boards and Committees

Public Comment: Sam Moraco; Rick Gutowski

7. Approval to Schedule a Special Meeting with Planning Commission

8. Approval to Hire Building Inspector

9. Approval to Eliminate Human Resources Director Position and Restore Human Resources Responsibilities to Supervisor

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS: Board Members discussed various topics

O. COMMUNICATIONS / FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS / REPORTS:

1. Report: Monthly Financial Update through October 2012 - Removed

2. Report: Oakland County Sheriff’s Office – September 2012

P. ADJOURNMENT: The Regular General Meeting adjourned at 9:52 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC

Township Clerk

Published: Wednesday, December 5, 2012