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July 28, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

Perry Township

Regular Meeting Minutes

July 28, 2021

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

Guests: John Plowman

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

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

The July 7, 2021 minutes and the July 22, 2021 Special Meeting with the Township Board and Planning Commission minutes were approved. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.

SSESA: 18 runs for June; 123 in the TWP for the year; 1116 Total SSESA runs for the year.

DDA: The DDA met with the Consumers Energy representative and discussed the lighting project the will go down west Lansing Rd. Drawings were reviewed but they are still waiting for pricing. Discussion about road repairs on Rose Blvd. were conducted with Troy Parmalee present.

County Comm.: John Plowman gave an update of the County COVID relief money. A public meeting will be held Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, 5:00pm at McCurdy Park.

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

CORRESPONDENCE/ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • The Board of Review met in July for errors and omissions and had 13 corrections.
  • Ron Malory Construction requested to be on the agenda at the next Planning Commission meeting to review plans for a new build for Spartan Fence.

OLD BUSINESS:

  • An email was received from the County giving feedback on the Schultz rezoning application for the use of a billboard. The response from MDOT was that if it was rezoned MDOT would deny the sign application.
  • Troy Parmalee notified the Board that the Township had submitted the proper paperwork to apply for the federal stimulus money.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • There was a motion to approve up to $4500.00 to have the Township parking lot crack sealed. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Roll Call: Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee Fulks. All ayes Carried.
  • A public hearing date was set for Sept. 1, 2021 to raise the annual fee for ambulance service from $45.00 to $65.00 per improved parcel. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Roll Call: Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser. All ayes Carried.

Adjourn: Parmalee   moved; Fraser seconded. Carried.

Kelly Schmidt, Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 7, 2021 Meeting Minutes

Perry Township

Regular Meeting Minutes

July 7, 2021

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

Guests: John Plowman, Mark Schmidt

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

The agenda was approved wit additions.   Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried.

The June 2, 2021 minutes were approved. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried.

Sheriffs Office: 12 traffic stops; 31 calls for the month.

SSESA: 21 runs for the month; 105 runs in Perry Township for the year and 935 total SSESA runs for the year.

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.

Announcements/Correspondence:

  • The Summer Board of Review will be July 20, 2021 at 10:00am for errors, mistakes of fact and omissions only.
  • The township road projects are on schedule.
  • We received an email regarding a solar moratorium from another township.
  • The next Township meeting was moved due to member scheduling conflicts and       will be held on July 28, 2021 at 7:00pm at the Perry Township Hall.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

  • We have been working since April to update our web site. The Board has reviewed it and feels it is ready to go live sometime with in the next month.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • The Township Board Resolved and signed the Principles of Governance in and for the Township of Perry, pledging to guide our stewardship, deliberations and constituent services as we commit to safeguard our community’s health, safety and general welfare. Schmidt moved; Griffith seconded. Roll Call: Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt. All ayes Carried
  • The Planning Commission By-Laws were updated and approved by the Planning Commission on June 17, 2021. The Township Board accepted and approved the Planning Commission By-Law update. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. Roll Call: Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks. All ayes Carried.
  • The Planning Commission recommended to the Township Board the approval of rezoning of parcel # 014-09-200-006, owned by Donald Schultz 10008 South M-52, Perry from A-2 to B-2 per the rezoning class confirmed and recommended by the County in accordance to the zoning ordinance. The Township Board approved and will send the recommendation to the County. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Roll Call: Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser. All ayes Carried.
  • The current host of the Township’s email will not be renewing our contract this year. Shumaker Group will be maintaining our web site and will also maintain our email.
  • The Township Board approved the annual SEDP contribution in the amount of $3,556.Fraser moved; Griffith seconded. Roll Call: Schmidt Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser, Griffith. All ayes Carried.
  • The Township Planning Commission has requested a joint meeting with the Township Board. The date and time is to be determined.

Public Comment: None

Adjourn: moved; seconded. Carried

Kelly Schmidt, Clerk

July 7, 2021 Meeting Agenda

Agenda

July 7, Regular

  • Call the meeting to order with the pledge to the flag.
  • Roll call
  • Agenda.
  • June 2, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes
  • Public Comment
  • Sheriff Report, SSESA; DDA; Zoning; Co. Commissioner; Library; I-69 trade corridor; SEDP; Planning Commission
  • Financial report & pay the bills – Troy

Correspondence:

Public Comments/Announcements:

Unfinished business:

  • Township Web Site update

New Business

  • Resolution for Principles of Governance
  • Planning Commission By Laws update
  • Rezoning recommendation for 10008 South M-52, Perry #014-09-200-006
  • Township Email Support

Public Comments (extended)

Adjournment

June 2, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

Perry Township

Regular Meeting Minutes

June 2, 2021

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

Guests: Darlene Parks, Scott Furford, Deputy Mark Schmidt, Lisa Hatt.

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

The agenda was approved with additions. Parmalee moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried.

The May 5, 2021 minutes were approved with corrections. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.

Sheriffs Office: 4 traffic stops; 29 calls for the month.

SSESA: 16 runs for the month; 84 runs in Perry Township for the year and 765 total SSESA runs for the year.

Library: There is a Summer Reading program at the Morrice Library Mon & Tues 1p-7p, Wed & Thurs 10a-5p and at the Perry Library Mon & Wed 12p-8p, Tues & Thurs 10a-6p, Fri 10a-4p and Sat 10a-2p.

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.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

  • None

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Lisa Hatt requested an exception to the Rose Lawn Rules & Regulations to put a 36”x72″ metal truck on her graves. After discussion her request was denied because 1) it violates the rules and regulations of “ all monuments must be of durable material…” 2) it is larger than 12″ and would in crouch on the space needed to do a full burial and 3) put the maker outside of the normal headstone row.
  • The Township Planning Commission and Township Board will recommend to the ZBA to approve the application variance request for Bruce & Linda Cole       PZBA21-010. Parmalee moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried
  • It was recommended by the insurance company to increase our liability insurance from $500,000 to $1,000,000 for hall rentals that will have alcohol. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried
  • The Board approved Jeff Harris to permanently fill the SSESA position expiring 3-31-2024 after the passing of William Colby. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Roll Call: Fraser, Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks. All ayes Carried.
  • The Living Church of God requested rentals every Saturday. After discussion the Board decided to not commit all Saturday’s to this rental. The names of other rental places were given to them.
  • Due to schedule conflicts, it was requested to move the August Township Board meeting from August 4, 2021 to July 28, 2021. Parmalee moved; Schmidt seconded. Roll Call: Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser. All ayes Carried.
  • Our insurance company is offering Cyber Liability Insurance. After discussion, this item was tabled to explore other options.

Public Comment: None

Adjourn: Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. Carried

Kelly Schmidt, Clerk

 

 

 

June 2 Township Board Meeting Agenda

Agenda

June 2, 2021

Perry Township Regular

  • Call the meeting to order with the pledge to the flag.
  • Roll call
  • Agenda.

May 5, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

  • Public Comment
  • Sheriff Report, SSESA; DDA; Zoning; Co. Commissioner; Library; I-69 trade corridor; SEDP; Planning Commission
  • Financial report & pay the bills – Troy

Correspondence:

Public Comments/Announcements:

Unfinished business:

New Business:

  • Lisa Hatt – Cemetery monument
  • Bruce & Linda Cole variance recommendation
  • Increase Hall Rental Liability Insurance to $1,000,000
  • Jeff Harris SSESA
  • Living Church of God rental
  • Change August Meeting

Public Comments (extended)

Adjournment

May 5, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

Perry Township

Regular Meeting Minutes

May 5, 2021

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

Guests: Dave Draggoo.

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

The agenda was approved with additions. Parmalee moved; Griffith seconded. All ayes Carried.

The April 7, 2021 minutes were approved. Parmalee moved; Fraser seconded. All ayes Carried.

Sheriffs Office: 7 traffic stops; 31 calls for the month.

SSESA: 22 runs for the month; 68 runs in Perry Township for the year and 576 total SSESA runs for the year.

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.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

  • The ZBA tabled the Slocum Variance Application at the April 27 meeting. It was recommended to the Slocums to apply to MDOT for a driveway permit.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Dave Draggoo gave information regarding a new Greater Laingsburg Recyclers Center. The current center is open the 2nd Sat. of the Month. The new center will be open twice a week. The total cost of the project is $240,000. The GLRC has been doing fundraisers and was awarded a $50,000 grant. They will be partnering with the Laingsburg School who donated the land and will do maintenance on the new building and the City of Laingsburg who will be the fiduciary for the Center. They still need $30,0000 to complete the project but they have enough to start the new building late summer. The board offered to send a letter to Commissioner Plowman and the Solid Waste Committee on their behalf in support of the new Center encouraging the County to give greater financial support to help get the Laingsburg Recycling Center going for the southwest part of the county.
  • There was a Budget Amendment for 2020-2021 #2 for the Roselawn Fund to increase unrealized gain/loss on investments by $1000 to $6000 and decrease contingency by $1000 to $59,200. Fraser moved; Griffith seconded Roll Call: Griffith, Schmidt, Parmalee, Fulks, Fraser. All ayes Carried

Public Comment: None

Adjourn:   Parmalee moved; Schmidt seconded. Carried

Kelly Schmidt, Clerk