February 1, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes

Perry Township Regular Meeting

February 1, 2017

 

Present: Mark Fulks, Supervisor; Kelly Schmidt, Clerk, Troy Parmalee, Treasurer; Mark Fraser and Frances Griffith, Trustees.

Guests: Tom Emery, Darlene Parks, Will Willson.

 

The Supervisor opened the meeting with the pledge to the flag.

Agenda approved with additions: Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried.

January 4, 2017 Meeting Minutes approved: Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.

Sheriff: 144 calls in the Twp, 58 traffic stops.

SSESA: 27 runs for Dec., 230 runs in Perry Twp., 1714 total SSESA runs for the year.

DDA: The DDA elected new officers and discussed the 2017 budget at the Jan. Meeting. Next DDA meeting will be April 20, 2017.

Recycling: $355 in donations for January. The recycling committee met with Granger. Starting July 2017, the Multi container cost will be going up an additional $65 dollars for processing fees.

Financial Statement and Pay the Bills: Fraser moved, Griffith seconded to approve. Roll Call: Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee. All ayes Carried.

Correspondence: Sciota Twp sent a Notice of Intent to Plan for their Land Use Plan.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

  • ·         The Twp received the deed to parcel# 014-23-100-003 from the MI State Dept of Treasury. This 14’ x 14’ land locked parcel located near the north east corner of Roselawn Cemetery was foreclosed upon. Any interested party wishing to purchase this parcel, please contact Perry Twp.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

  • ·         The Attorney’s Contract between Thomas Emery and Perry Township was extended for 1 year at the same rate as 2016. Fraser moved; Fulks seconded to approve. Roll Call: Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks. All ayes Carried.
  • ·         The 2017 Board of Review Dates are set for March 7, 2017, 8:00 am for the organizational meeting. March 13, 2017 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm and March 14, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm for taxpayer appeals. All meetings will be held at the Perry Twp Hall, 2770 W. Ellsworth Rd., Perry. Parmalee moved; Schmidt seconded to approve. All ayes Carried.
  • ·        The 2017 Salary Resolutions were suggested. The Supervisors salary to be set at $17,450 for the year. Fraser moved; Parmalee seconded. Roll Call: Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser. All ayes Carried. The Treasurers salary to be set at $17,450 for the year. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. Roll Call: Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith. All ayes Carried. The Clerks salary to be set at $17,450 for the year. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Roll Call: Parmalee Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt. All ayes Carried.
  • ·        The 2017 Annual Meeting Date and Budget Hearing is set for March 1, 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Township Hall. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.
  • ·        The 2017 Budget Work Session is set for February 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Township Hall. Schmidt moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.
  • ·        2017-2018 Township Board Meeting dates and times are set for the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Township Hall, with the exception of July 5th which will be moved to July 12th because of the holiday. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried.
  • ·        The Township approved the recommended 2017 Federal Poverty Guidelines and Asset Test to be used by the Board of Review to prove hardship requests. Fraser moved; Fulks seconded. Roll Call Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee. All ayes Carried.
  • ·        Approval was given to send the Township Board members, Deputies, and the Attorney to the 2017 MTA Annual Conference for training in the amount of $434 ea. Schmidt moved; Griffith seconded. Roll Call: Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith. All ayes Carried.
  • ·        Approval was given to add Elsesser’s Auto Repair to the LDFA district. Fraser moved; Parmalee seconded. Roll Call: Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt. All ayes Carried.
  • ·        The 2017 Lawn mowing agreement with Munro Enterprises LLC was extended 1 year at the 2016 rate. Schmidt moved; Fraser seconded. Roll Call: Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser. All ayes Carried.

 

 

Adjourn: Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.

 

Kelly Schmidt, Clerk