Meeting Minutes

Township Meeting Minutes

June 12, 2013 Meeting Minutes

CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

7:00 p.m.

Crystal Community Center

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Johnston at 7:02 p.m. and followed by the Pledge of

Allegiance.

Members Present: Chris Johnston, Ted Padgett, Curt McCracken and Jason Anderson, Bob Naumann.

Public Comment: Numerous people addressed the closing of the Yard Waste Collection site at the Sewer

Plant. Goose Round up at Crystal Lake on June

Approval of Agenda: Motion by McCracken, supported by Padgett to approve the agenda as amended,

including the removal of the minutes from the consent agenda. Motion carried- all ayes.

Approve Draft Minutes of the April 10, 2013 Meeting : Minutes changed to show that Padgett voted

against the repair of the sidewalk. Motion by Padgett, supported by Anderson, to approve the minutes

as amended. Motion carried- all ayes.

Consent Agenda: Motion by Naumann, supported by Padgett to approve the Consent Agenda which

included the following items:

Township Bills, Treasurer’s Report, Crystal/Duck Lake Sanitary Sewer Bills.

Motion carried- all ayes.

Reports: Reports were presented, including a presentation from Wolverine Pipeline and a summary of the

Energy Audit from Rosemary Horvath.

Correspondence: Monthly correspondence was presented. Marv Sandborn reported that The Duck Lake

Improvement Board will have a special informational meeting at the Community Center on July 22nd

Unfinished Business:

LED Sign- Motion by McCracken supported by Naumann to hire Roger Ralph to construct a structure

around the sign not to exceed $2000.00. Motion carried 4 to 1 Padgett Opposed Motion by Naumann

supported by Anderson to accept the LED Sign Agreement presented by Pam Greenhoe, DDA. Motion

carried- all ayes.

Fire Hall Addition-

Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to accept the bid from Collar Heating and Cooling

in the amount of $10,572.42 . Motion carried- all ayes.

Motion by MCracken supported by Padgett to accept the bid from Ralph Masonry Inc in the amount

of $81, 500.00 Motion carried 4 to 1 Opposed Naumann

Board agreed to run an add for the electrical

Motion by Naumann supported by Padgett to take a 10 minute recess. Motion carried- all ayes. 8:25

Meeting called back to order By Supervisor Johnston at 8:35

Fire Hall Addition-

Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson, to refuse the bid from Glenn Tissue Builders Inc

for not following the building specifications. Motion carried- all ayes.

Motion by Naumann, supported by Johnston to reject the bid from Ken Hansen Construction since

all of the information was not turned in on time. Motion carried- all ayes

Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to have the Project Manager, Scott Brundage take

two Board Members and review work done and check references for Hubberts Home Improvements

and RBC Construction Contractors, LLC. Motion carried- all ayes

Motion by Naumann, supported by Padgett to have a Special Board Meeting on Wednesday, June

19, 2013 at 7PM, to finalize hiring of a Construction Contractor. Motion carried- all ayes

Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken, to increase the stipend for the Project Manager,

Scott Brundage to $3,000.00. Motion carried- all ayes

Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson to hire our attorney to draft contract language for

the contractors hired to work on the Fire Building Addition and remodel. Motion carried- all ayes

Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson to open the Well Bids. Motion carried 4 to 1 Opposed:

Naumann Bids were opened from Geiger and Trayer with no action by the Board

Recreation Committee: Directed Clerk Naumann to put an advertisement in the Gazette

DPW Brush Pile: Agreed to put up a sign. Meeting with Bob, Chris, Roger and Scott June 13th at 11am to

discuss sign language.

Budget Line Item Adjustments- Motion by Padgett, supported by McCracken to adjust the line items in

the budget that exceed 100%. Motion carried- all ayes

2013/2014 Budget- Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken, adopt the 2013/2014 Budget as

amended in the Budget Hearing. Motion carried- all ayes

DDA Decorative Sidewalk Repair- Supervisor Johnston will check with the Road commission about

possible compensation for damage.

Regular Meeting Dates- Motion by Naumann, supported by Anderson to adopt the 2013/2014 Meeting

Schedule as presented. Motion carried- all ayes

New Business:

Part-time DPW Worker- Board directed Clerk Naumann to try to get an advertisement in the next Gazette

Special Meeting- Board directed Clerk Naumann to add to the Agenda for the Special Meeting on June

19th the review of DPW Applications.

Sewer District Cleaning Catch Basins- Motion by Naumann, supported by Anderson to authorize Sewer

Administrator Brundage to enter into a contract not to exceed one year with the Drain Commissioner to

clean catch basins in Crystal Township. Motion carried- all ayes

Post in Crystal Lake- Curt will work with Roger to get this removed.

Tennis Court Repair- Clerk Naumann was directed to advertise for this work to be done.

Pontem Support Agreement- Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken, to accept the support

contract with Pontem. Motion carried- all ayes

MiDeal.gov- Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson, to pay $180 to join MiDeal for one year.

Motion carried- all ayes.

Sky Lanterns- Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson, to allow the Crystal Lake Association to

sell Sky Lanterns on the Public Beach July 3rd and 4th. Motion carried- all ayes.

Closing South Shore Pier Park- Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson, to close South Shore

Pier Park on July 4th to allow for the safe deployment of the Fireworks. Motion carried- all ayes.

Public Comment- Public was allowed time to make comments.

Adjournment- Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 10:21 p.m.

Thomas Marek