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January 8, 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes

Perry Township
Regular Meeting Minutes
January 8, 2020

Present: Mark Fulks, Supervisor; Kelly Schmidt, Clerk; Troy Parmalee, Treasurer; Mark Fraser and Frances Griffith, Trustees.
Guests: John Michalec, Mike Constine, Brent Friess, Troy Howes, John Plowman, Ben Frederick, Justin Horvath.

The Supervisor opened the meeting with the pledge to the flag.
The agenda was approved with additions. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.
The December 4, 2019 minutes were approved. Parmalee moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried.

Public Comments: Ben Frederick updated the Township Board on Michigan’s auto no fault, State budget, road funding, and education.

Sheriff’s report: 134 calls in the Township, with 54 traffic stops.
SSESA: 22runs for the month; 231 runs in Perry Township for the year and 151 total SSESA runs for the year.
DDA: The next meeting will be January 15, 2020 at 6:30pm.
Co. Comm: John Plowman reported the County passed a balanced budget. The will be looking into retirement and insurance costs and the possible relocation of Veterans services.
The financial statement was approved to pay the bills. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded to approve. Roll Call: Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee. All ayes Carried.
Correspondence: The Village of Morrice will be having an informational meeting for their DDA on Jan. 22, 2020 at 5:45 prior to their regular meeting.

· The Board approved the updates to the Perry Township Administrative Policies and Procedures. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. Roll Call: Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser. All ayes Carried.
· Brent Friess gave the 2020 road project overview and recommendation. He will have firm pricing by the end of February.
· The Township Board discussed Bennett Dr. road repairs and who should pay for it. The Board recommends the DDA discuss at their next meeting.
· A proposal has been written for the Water Property sale. We are waiting to hear from the attorney for any recommendations.
· The attorney contract renewal was tabled.
· There was a request from Professional Metal Works for a letter clarifying details of the sewer hook up and flow requirements at the current Spartan Fence property that they are considering to purchase. The Board approved the Supervisor to send this letter. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.

Adjourn: Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. Carried.
Kelly Schmidt, Clerk