August 8, 2012 Meeting Minutes
CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Crystal Community Center
The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Braman at 7:00 p.m. and followed by the Pledge of
Members Present: Charlie Braman, Bob Naumann, Dennis Lance, Curt McCracken and Jeremiah Stone
Public Comment: The Public was allowed time to make comments.
Approval of Agenda: Motion by Stone, supported by McCracken to approve the agenda as presented.
Motion carried- all ayes.
Approval of the Draft Minutes of the July 11, 2012 Regular Board Meeting: Motion by Lance,
supported by Stone to approve the draft minutes as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.
Approval of the Township Bills: Motion by Stone, supported by Lance to approve the Township bills
as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.
Treasurer Report: Motion by Stone, supported by Naumann to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Motion
carried- all ayes.
Approval of Crystal/Duck Lake Sanitary Sewer Bills: Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken
to approve the Sewer Bills as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.
Reports: All Reports were presented. Note: Scott Brundage presented the Sewer District Report (not
Bob Naumann as reflected on Agenda).
Correspondence: Supervisor Braman presented the monthly correspondence.
Update on Litigation: Lakeside Resort LLC- No report
Ordinance 15A Rescission Ordinance- Motion by Stone, supported by McCracken to adopt the Ordinance
#21 An Ordinance to repeal the Crystal Township Ordinance known as the “Crystal Township Lake
Access Ordinance” (Ordinance # 15A, as amended). Roll Call: Jeremiah Stone- aye, Bob Naumannopposed,
Charlie Braman- aye, Dennis Lance- opposed, Curt McCracken- aye. Motion carried- 3/2.
DPW Tree Survey- Dennis Lance will contact 2 Tree Trimming Companies to come out and assess the
trees in the park.
Duck Lake Improvement Board /Appoint 2 Crystal Township Representatives- Motion by Naumann,
supported by Lance to appoint Richard Walthorn and Bob Muscott as Township Representatives to the
Duck Lake Improvement Board. Motion carried- all ayes.
Reclassifying Sewer Employee- Greg Bellingar (Resolution 08082012A)- Motion by Stone, supported by
Naumann to adopt the Resolution to reclassify Greg Bellingar as a Full time Assistant Wastewater
Operator. Roll Call: Curt McCracken- aye, Dennis Lance- aye, Charlie Braman- aye, Bob Naumannaye,
Jerimiah Stone- aye. Motion carried 5/5.
Evaluation of Sewer Employee Wages- Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to approve a $0.25 per
hour increase for Greg Bellingar, effective July 1, 2012. Motion carried- all ayes.
Rental Proposal (Gym and 1 Classroom)- The Board agreed not to accept the proposal from Michael
Astley and Brian Allen for use of the Gym and a classroom.
Fiber Proposal for Crystal Community Center- Motion by Naumann, supported by Lance to approve the
bid from CMS Internet in the amount of $1,750.00 to connect the Community Center via 100 MB of
Underground Fiber with CMS. Motion carried- all ayes.
Sale of Crystal Carousel- Bob Naumann will contact someone regarding the sale of the Crystal Carousel.
Public Comment: The public was allowed time for comments.
Adjournment: Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to adjourn the meeting at 8:37 p.m.
Motion carried- all ayes.