April 10, 2013 Meeting Minuntes
CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 7:00 p.m.
Crystal Community Center
Meeting called to order by Supervisor Johnston at 7:00 p.m. and followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Members Present: Chris Johnston, Ted Padgett, Kurt McCracken, Bob Naumann and Jason Anderson.
Public Comment: Public was allowed time to make comments.
Approval of Agenda: Motion by McCracken, supported by Naumann to approve the agenda as presented.
Motion carried- all ayes.
Accept the Consent Agenda: Motion by Naumann supported by Padgett to Accept the Consent Agenda.
Motion carried – all ayes.
Consent Agenda: Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to approve the Consent Agenda which
included the following items:
a. Approve Draft Minutes of the March 13, 2013 Meeting.
b. Approve Township Bills.
c. Approve Treasurer’s Report
d. Approve Crystal/Duck Lake Sanitary Sewer Bills.
Motion carried- all ayes.
Reports: Reports were presented.
Correspondence: Monthly correspondence was presented.
Chloride Contract- Motion by McCracken, supported by Padgett to accept the bid for 3 applications, 1650
gallons per mile, in the amount of $31,717.00. Ayes- Padgett, McCracken, Anderson, McCracken. Opposed:
Naumann Motion carried.
LED Sign underground work Motion by Naumann supported by Anderson to pay 25% of the expense for
the boring. Aye: Anderson Opposed: Naumann, McCracken, Johnston, Padgett. Motion failed.
Motion by McCracken supported by Padgett to pay 35% of the $1,277.00 expense for boring. Aye:
Naumann, McCracken, Johnston, Padgett Opposed: Anderson. Motion Carried
Consumers Energy Lighting Contract: Resolution 04102013 Roll call vote – all aye. Resolution for
Consumer Energy to provide lighting service (1 year contract and thereafter from year to year as in accordance
with the terms of the contract) Resolution adopted
Porta John Contract- Motion by Naumann, supported by Anderson to accept the contract from Jason’s
Septic in the amount of $2,100.00 minus 5% for payment in full. Motion carried- all ayes.
Montcalm County Road Commission: Motion by McCracken supported by Naumann to Overlay Colby
Road from Mt. Hope Road to new pavement at Duck Lake $78,523.00, to overlay Grove Street from Sidney to
Lakeview $10,771.00, to overlay Lakeview from Main to Grove $9,665.00, to purchase a load of Crack Seal
for Pakes Road $8,856.00, to fog seal Muskrat Road from Mt. Hope to East County Line $2,470.00, to Edge
and Centerline Waldron Road from Stanton to N Shore $1,125.00, to Centerline Holland Lake Road from
Crystal to Senator $350.00, request an engineer report to replace the bridge with a culvert on Holland Lake
Road East of Miner Road. Motion carried- all ayes.
Memorial Day Flags: Motion by Naumann supported by McCracken to purchase 4 larger flags and 2 gross
of smaller cemetery flags from the American Legion for $255.70. Motion carried- all ayes.
Sewer Plant Mower: Motion Naumann supported by Anderson to purchase a bat wing mower from
Robinson Equipment for sewer use at $12,972.05. Motion carried- all ayes.
Pontem Software: Motion by Naumann supported by McCracken to purchase the Fund Accounting
Software from Pontem Software in the amount of $3,391.00. Motion carried- all ayes.
Sewer Budget: Motion by Naumann supported by McCracken to accept the Crystal and Duck Lake Sewer
Budgets as presented by Administrator, Scott Brundage. Motion carried- all ayes.
Public Comment- Public was allowed time to make comments.
Adjournment- Motion by McCracken, supported by Naumann to adjourn the meeting at 9:21 p.m.