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March 3, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

Perry Township

Regular Meeting Minutes via Zoom

March 3, 2021

 

Present via Zoom: Mark Fulks, Supervisor participating remotely from Perry Township, Shiawassee County, State of Michigan; Kelly Schmidt, Clerk ; Troy Parmalee, Treasurer participating remotely from Perry Township, Shiawassee County, State of Michigan ; Mark Fraser, Trustee participating remotely from Perry Township, Shiawassee County, State of Michigan and, Frances Griffith, Trustee participating remotely from Perry Township, Shiawassee County, State of Michigan

Guests: Susan Doty, participating remotely from Perry Township, Shiawassee County, State of Michigan; Tina Braman, Assesor participating remotely from Clare County, Michigan.

 

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

The agenda was approved. Fraser moved; Parmalee seconded. All ayes Carried.

The February 3, 2021 minutes and the February 22, 2021 Budget Work Session meeting minutes were approved. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.

SSESA: 28 runs for January; 28 in the TWP for the year; 138 Total SSESA runs for the year.

The financial statement was approved to pay the bills. Fraser moved; Schmidt seconded. Roll Call: Fulks, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee. All ayes Carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

None

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Tina Braman gave the Assessors yearend report. In 2020 there was a lot of field work done in the Village of Morrice. +/- 200 properties were visited. Changes in Class Codes and Land Tables were made. The Assessor will be working on an application and procedure process for all tax exempt properties.
  • 2021-2022 Township Board Meeting Dates and Times were approved. Parmalee moved; Fulks seconded. All ayes Carried.
  • The Depository list (TCF Bank, PNC Bank, Ameriprise Financial and MSU Federal Credit Union was approved. It was noted that TCF Bank would no longer be paying interest on any accounts held there. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.
  • The Board approved a pay increase per meeting for the Planning Commission, Township SSESA Board members and the Board of Review from $35 to $50. Parmalee moved; Fulks seconded. Roll Call: Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee. All ayes Carried.
  • A new contract with MR Green and Sons for the Sextons position was approved. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. Roll Call: Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks. All ayes Carried.
  • The Cemetery price list was amended and approved to raise resident graves to $200 with $100 perpetual care = $300; Non-resident graves to $400 with $100 perpetual care = $500. Saturday and Evening burials is an additional $100. No Sunday and Holiday burials plus the day before and day after the holiday. Foundation prices increased to resident 4” thick $.30/sq”; 6” thick $.45/sq” and non-resident 4” thick $.40/sq”; 6” thick $.55/sq”. Flush mount foundations will be an additional $40. Fraser moved; Parmalee seconded. Roll Call: Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser. All ayes Carried.
  • The 2021 Annual MTA Conference & Expo will be held virtually from April 19-21 at $159/person. All members of the Board, Deputies and the Attorney were approved to attend. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Roll Call Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith. All ayes Carried.
  • A virtual Master Plan Process class is being offered March 30 & 31 in the amount of $75/person. Up to 5 members of the Planning Commission are approved to attend. Fraser moved; Schmidt seconded. Roll Call: Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt All ayes Carried.
  • An increase of $4.50 to the Clifford Field Special assessment for lights was approved from $47.50 to $52.00 per parcel due to increase in costs by Consumers Energy. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Roll Call: Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt. All ayes Carried.

Comments: Another light pole was hit on Lansing Rd. It has been reported so hopefully will be replaced soon.

Adjourn: Fraser moved; Parmalee seconded. Carried.

Kelly Schmidt, Clerk