March 12, 2014 Meeting Minutes
CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Crystal Community Center
The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Johnston at 7:01 p.m. and followed by the Pledge of
Members Present: All
Public Comment: Kevin Murphy, Superintendent Carson City Crystal Ares Schools addressed the
public regarding a May 6, 2014 Millage Proposal.
Approval of Agenda and Acceptance of the Consent Agenda: Motion by Naumann supported
by McCracken to approve the agenda as amended (addition of Siren) and accept the Consent
Agenda with the removal of the Township Bills. Motion carried- all ayes.
Consent Agenda: Motion by Naumann, supported by Padgett to approve the Consent Agenda.
Motion carried- all ayes. Items in the Consent Agenda included:
a. Approve Draft Minutes of the February 12, 2014 Meeting.
c. Approve Treasurer’s Report
d. Approve Crystal/Duck Lake Sanitary Sewer Bills.
Township Bills- : Motion by Padgett supported by Anderson to accept the bills as presented with
the removal of Check 17789 Payable to Ellenbaas Steel and Check 17785 Payable to Carolyn
Fitzpatrick, approve the addition of checks to: Century Tel for $138.67, Scott Brundage for $325.24,
Matt Dempsey for $21.19. Motion carried- all ayes.
Reports: were given
Correspondence: Monthly correspondence was presented.
Library update: Padgett told the Board that we would hear back from the library in two months
regarding our proposal
DPW Toro 60” ZTR mower: Motion by Naumann supported by McCracken, to accept the bid
from Bush Hardware for $2800.00 with trade in. Motion carried- all ayes.
Land Purchase: Motion by Padgett supported by Anderson to enter closed session to discuss
land purchase, Roll Call Vote: McCracken, Aye; Padgett, Aye; Johnston, Aye; Naumann,
Aye; Anderson, Aye Motion carried 7:33PM Motion by McCracken supported by
Padgett to renter open session, Roll Call Vote: Anderson, Aye; Naumann, Aye; Padgett,
Aye; McCracken, Aye, Johnston, Aye Motion carried 7:38PM Motion by Naumann
supported by Padgett to purchase approximately .8 acres from Frankie and Susan Lehman
located at 250 South Mt. Hope (property just north of Spencer Cemetery) for $5,500.00
Motion carried- all ayes.
Bids for Siren: Motion by Naumann supported by McCracken, to accept the bid from Crystal
TV and Appliance in the amount of $5,050.00 to complete the electrical work for the Siren in
Crystal Park. Motion carried- all ayes.
August 4 Primary Election: Motion by Naumann supported by Anderson to have a Special
Meeting Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Purpose of the meeting would be to discuss millage
proposals to put on the August 4, 2014 Primary Ballot. Motion carried- all ayes.
Accepting Credit Card Payments: Motion by Anderson supported by Naumann to allow the
Treasurer and Sewer District to utilize Point & Pay, a free program, allowing constituents to
pay taxes and sewer assessments with a credit card online. 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
8:16 p.m. Motion carried- all ayes.