Meeting Minutes

Township Meeting Minutes

January 11, 2012 Meeting Minutes

CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

7:00 p.m.

Crystal Community Center

The meeting was called to order by Clerk Naumann at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Members Present: Bob Naumann, Dennis Lance, Curt McCracken and Jeremiah Stone. Absent-

Charlie Braman.

Public Comment: None

Sheriff Barnwell: Addressed the Board and audience regarding the County Millage for Montcalm

County Sheriff.

Approval of Agenda: Motion by Lance, supported by Stone to approve the agenda as presented.

Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of the Draft Minutes of the December 14, 2011 Regular Board Meeting: Motion by

Stone, supported by McCracken to approve the Minutes with the following change: Correct to the

approval of the Draft Minutes of the November 9, 2011 Meeting, not October 12, 2011 as originally

printed. Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of the Township Bills: Motion by Stone, supported by Lance to approve the bills as

presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Treasurer Report: Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to approve the Treasurer’s Report

as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of Crystal/Duck Lake Sanitary Sewer Bills: Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to

approve the Sewer bills as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Reports: Presented.

Correspondence: Clerk Naumann presented the monthly correspondence.

Unfinished Business:

Appoint Board of Review Members: Item deferred to February meeting due to absence of Supervisor

Braman.

Ordinance 15A: Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to approve the hiring of the Township

Attorney, Cliff Bloom to draft a new Ordinance to replace Ordinance 15A for a total cost of $500.

Discussion: Trustee Stone recommends when the new ordinance is drafted that a Public Hearing date

be set for public input. Motion carried- all ayes.

New Business:

Resolution to relocate Head Start Program: Motion by Stone, supported by Lance to adopt Resolution

01112012 as presented to Relocate the Head Start to the Crystal Township Community Center. Roll

Call- Dennis Lance, AYE; Curt McCracken, AYE; Jeremiah Stone, AYE; Bob Naumann, AYE.

Motion carried- all ayes.

Public Comment: Motion by Stone to pull item i. from Deferred items (DPW garage located at

Crystal Community Center) and moved that the Board eliminate the option of having the DPW garage

relocated to the Crystal Community Center. Motion failed due to lack of support. Item will be moved

to Unfinished Business at the next Board Meeting for discussion.

Adjournment- Motion by McCracken, supported by Stone to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 p.m.

Motion carried- all ayes.

Thomas Marek