Meeting Minutes

Township Meeting Minutes

July 11, 2012 Meeting Minutes

CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

7:00 p.m.

Crystal Community Center

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Braman at 7:00 p.m. and followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Members Present: Charlie Braman, Bob Naumann, Dennis Lance, Curt McCracken and Jeremiah Stone

Public Comment: Public was allowed time to make comments.

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

carried- all ayes.

Approval of the Draft Minutes of the June 13, 2012 Regular Board Meeting: Motion by Lance, supported

by McCracken to approve the draft minutes with the addition of the following item under New Business: A

budget hearing date was set for June 26, 2012 at 6:30 with a Special Meeting following at 7:00. Motion

carried- all ayes.

Approval of the Draft Minutes of the June 26, 2012 Budget Hearing: Motion by Naumann, supported by

Stone to approve the draft minutes as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of the Draft Minutes of the June 26, 2012 Special Meeting: Motion by Naumann, supported by

Stone to approve the draft minutes as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of the Township Bills: Motion by Lance, supported by McCracken to approve the Township 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 b y Naumann, supported by Stone to approve

the Sewer Bills as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Reports: Reports were presented.

Correspondence: Supervisor Braman presented the monthly correspondence.

Unfinished Business:

Update on Litigation- Lakeside Resort LLC: Meeting will take place on July 23, 2012.

Crystal Lake Association- Bonnie Kanitz, CLA Representative: Bonnie Kanitz spoke on behalf of the Crystal

Lake Association regarding concerns over the possible rescission of Ordinance 15A.

Public Comment: The Board agreed to allow time for other audience members to speak regarding Ordinance

15A prior to the next agenda item.

Ordinance 15A- Rescission Ordinance: Discussion: Board members had discussion regarding rescission of

Ordinance 15A. Motioned by Lance, supported by Naumann to postpone rescission of Ordinance 15A until

the August 2012 Township Board Meeting. Ayes- Braman, McCracken, Naumann, Lance. Nay- Stone.

DPW- Tree Survey: No new information yet.

Duck Lake Improvement Board: Clerk Naumann indicated that letters of interest are being accepted for those

interested in serving on the Duck Lake Improvement Board. This will be discussed at the August Board

meeting.

New Business:

Electronic Sign Bids: No prices have been received yet.

Cemetery- Fees & Policies: No discussion at this time.

Library Fees: Stone and Naumann will ask to attend a library meeting to discuss charging Carson City Library

for the fees associated with the Crystal Library.

Liquor License Application for LG’s Restaurant: Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to

recommend the liquor license application submitted by LG’s Restaurant be approved for final consideration of

approval by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. Motion carried- all ayes.

Public Comment: The public was again allowed time for comments.

Adjournment: Motion by Stone, supported by Lance to adjourn the meeting at 8:22 p.m. Motion carried- all

ayes.

Thomas Marek