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Annual Meeting & Budget Hearing Minutes March 11, 2015


Annual Meeting & Budget Hearing

March 11, 2015

Present: Sidney Grinnell, Supervisor; Kelly Schmidt, Clerk; Troy Parmalee, Francis Griffith, and Mark Fraser

The Annual Meeting was opened at 6:40 pm with the pledge to the flag.


The March 11, 2015 agenda was approved. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes. Carried

The March 5, 2014 minutes were approved. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes. Carried


The Supervisor gave a year-end report. The South Looking Glass drain will continue to be worked on with no further assessments. We have done a good job with keeping up on the repair of our roads. The townships finances are in good standing.


Salary Resolutions: The salary resolution as acted upon by the Township Board, to have no salary increases this year. $16,695 for the supervisor, Parmalee moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried; $16,695 for the Clerk, Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried; $16,695 for the Treasurer, Grinnell moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried


Annual meeting adjourned at 6:45 pm. Parmalee, moved; Grinnell seconded. All ayes Carried


The Budget Hearing was opened at 6:46 pm.


Parmalee explained the 2015-2016 budget.


The DDA adopted their budget at the February meeting. For the General fund budget, state revenue sharing is up slightly. The Cemetery, Recycling contribution and Parks and Recreation budgets were increased slightly. Sewer maintenance, Special assessment, and Building and Grounds budgets were similar to last year. There will be nothing taken from the Road fund this year. Investment, Perpetual Care Improvement, Land and Building are all contingencies.


The 2015-2016 General fund and other budgets were approved with 1 mill as reduced by the Headlee Role Back to be levied. Fraser moved; Schmidt seconded; Roll Call: Parmalee, Grinnell, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt. All ayes Carried.


The Budget Hearing Adjourned at 6:52 pm. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Carried