Annual Meeting &Budget Hearing
March 1, 2017
The Annual Meeting was opened at 6:33 pm with the pledge to the flag.
The March 1, 2017 agenda was approved. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded; All ayes Carried.
The March 2, 2016 Annual Meeting & Budget Hearing Minutes was approved. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried.
The Supervisor gave his year-end report. The Township is in good financial standing. The Township Board works well together and he appreciates the help with the transition into his position.
Salary Resolutions: The salary resolution as acted upon by the Township Board, to increase the salary of the Supervisor to $17,450. Parmalee moved; Schmidt seconded. All ayes by hand vote. Increase the Clerks salary to $17,450. Parmalee move; Fulks seconded. All ayes by hand vote. Increase the Treasurers salary to $17,450. Fraser moved; Fulks seconded. All ayes by hand vote.
Annual Meeting adjourned at 6:37 pm. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Carried.
The Budget Hearing was opened at 6:38 pm.
Parmalee explained the 2017-2018 budget.
The DDA adopted their budget at the January meeting. State shared revenue was up from last year. Property tax was up also from last year. There were increases to the contracted services under the cemetery category, the recycling contribution, the audit category and capitol outlay under the building & grounds category for a new roof on the township hall. There was a reduction in parks & rec. It was agreed again this year to put $4000 in capitol outlay under building & grounds for the sinking fund for any other additional high dollar repairs needed. There will be nothing taken from the road fund this year.
The 2017-2018 General fund and other budgets were approved with 1 mill as reduced by the Headlee Role Back to be levied. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Roll Call: Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks. All ayes Carried.
The Budget Hearing adjourned at 6:41 pm. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Carried.
Kelly Schmidt, Clerk