March 7, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes and Public Hearing

Perry Township

Regular Meeting Minutes and Public Hearing

March 7, 2018

 

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

Guests: Beverly Vandenberg, Thomas Emery, Philip Milliken, Justin Horvath, and George Sode.

 

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

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

 

The Public Hearing for Spartan Fence Inc. was opened at 7:00 pm.

Public Comments: None

Spartan Fence Inc. is requesting the establishment of an Industrial Development District to expand their current business with in our DDA. It would consist of 3 parcels, #014-45-001-000, 014-45-002-000, and 014-45-003-000. Their plan is to construct a larger building and double the employees. Fraser moved; Fulks seconded resolved to establish an Industrial Development District for Spartan Fence Inc. Roll Call: Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks. All ayes Carried.

Parmalee moved, Fraser seconded to hold a public hearing on April 4, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Perry Township Hall to approve the IFT application. All ayes Carried.

Public Comments: None

The Public Hearing was adjourned at 7:05pm.

 

The Regular meeting was opened at 7:06pm

Feb. 7, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes and Feb. 26, 2018 Budget work session minutes approved. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried.

Sheriff’s report: 134 calls in the township, 46 were traffic stops.

SSESA: 22 runs in Perry Twp, 22 runs in Perry Twp for the year. 164 total SSESA runs for the year.

SSESA is seeking part time EMT’s to fill open positions.

Recycling: All units of the Cooperative Recycling Committee have signed the new agreement.

Library: 2018 Ready to Read Program will be starting. The Heirloom Seed Library is starting back up which includes flower seeds.

SEDP: Last month’s job fair was a huge success. There will be another job fair at Baker College with 50+ employers looking for employees. SEDP is working on housing strategies for Shiawassee County which will focus on areas that are undeveloped but are ready to be developed. A report will be issued by May.

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

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

  • ·         The 2018 Road Projects have been approved and contracts have been received for signing.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

  • ·         2018 Township Board Meeting Dates were set for the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm at the Perry Township Hall with the exception of the July Meeting being moved from July 4 to July 11, 2018 and Nov. 7 to Oct. 31, 2018. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.

 

  • ·         Donald Todd was appointed to the DDA for a partial term to expire March 31, 2019. Parmalee moved; Fulks seconded. Roll call: Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith. All ayes Carried.
  • ·         Walt Saxton and Duane Wood were reappointed to the Planning Commission for a 3 year term. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. Roll Call: Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee. All ayes Carried.
  • ·         Bill Colby was reappointed to the SSESA board for a 3 year term. Fraser moved; Schmidt seconded. Roll Call: Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee. All ayes Carried.
  • ·         MAGNET (narcotics enforcement) requested a contribution this year. $2000 was approved. Fraser moved; Schmidt seconded. Roll Call: Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt. All ayes Carried.
  • ·         The Cemetery price list was amended to add $150 for winter cremations with the sexton to receive $125 for each burial. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Roll Call: Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee. All ayes Carried.
  • ·         2017 Budget amendments included DDA: increase 830-446-801 contracted services by $1000 to $5000 and decrease 830-299-980 contingency by $1000 to $105,890; General: increase 101-000-671 other revenues by $10,000 to $10,200 and increase 101-265-930 buildings & grounds repairs & maintenance by $10,000 to $11,200; Sewer: increase 821-000-935 repairs & Maintenance by $5000 to $15,000 and decrease 821-299-980 contingency by $5000 to $32,240; Special Assessment: increase 448-000-404 Bennett Dr. Lights (Income) by $200 to $2200 and increase 448-450-005 Bennett Dr Lights (Expense) by $200 to $2600, increase 448-000-407 Rose Lights (income) by $200 to $1500 and increase 448-450-407 Rose Lights (Expense) by $200 to $1800. Fraser moved; Fulks seconded. Roll Call: Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks. All ayes Carried.
  • ·         The Supervisor requested to attend two training sessions (Residential Code and Storm water Management) at $279 ea. Fraser moved; Parmalee seconded. Roll Call: Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser. All ayes Carried.Kelly Schmidt, Clerk
  • Adjourn: Parmalee moved; Griffith seconded. Carried.