May 11, 2016 Meeting Minutes
CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Crystal Community Center
The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Johnston at 7:00 p.m. and followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Members Present: Kurt McCracken, Ted Padgett, Chris Johnston, Bob Naumann, Jason Anderson
Public Comment: Public was allowed time to make comments.
Approval of Agenda & Acceptance of the Consent Agenda: Motion by McCracken , supported by Anderson to approve the agenda with a change of the date to May 11, 2016 and the following additions to New Business: g. DDA Bylaws, h. Consumers Energy Company Electric Franchise Ordinance (to be addressed after Correspondence) and item I. Fun and Fitness Proposal and accept the Consent Agenda which included:
a. Approve April 13, 2016 Regular Meeting Minutes
b. Approve April 27, 2016 Special Meeting Minutes
c. Approve Township Bills
d. Approve Treasure's Report
e. Approve Crystal/Duck Lake Sanitary Sewer Bills
Motion carried- all ayes.
Approval of Consent Agenda: Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to accept the Consent Agenda as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.
Reports: Reports were presented.
Correspondence: Monthly correspondence was presented. Tim Bohen with the Downtown Development Authority presented the Board with a copy of the DDA Treasurer's Report.
Consumer's Energy Company Electric Franchise Ordinance: Motion by McCracken, supported by Padgett to accept the Consumers Energy Franchise Ordinance as presented. Roll Call: Kurt McCracken, Bob Naumann, Ted Padgett, Chris Johnston and Jason Anderson. Motion carried- all ayes.
Montcalm County Road Commission Contracts: Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to approve the contracts as outlined by Supervisor Johnston. Motion carried- all ayes.
b. Request for old Township sign: Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson to give the old Township sign to Heather Childers per her request. Motion carried 4/1 (Naumann opposed).
I. Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to accept the Fun and Fitness Proposal as presented by Diana Bailey. Motion carried- all ayes.
The Board set a Special Meeting date of May 18, 2016 to discuss DDA Bylaws, Thermal Imagining device for the Fire Department, Adopt DDA Budget and Township Budget Line Item Adjustments.
Public Comment: The public was allowed to make comments.
Adjournment: Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 8:52 pm. Motion carried- all ayes.