Meeting Minutes

Township Meeting Minutes

May 11, 2016 Meeting Minutes



Wednesday, May 11, 2016

7:00 p.m.

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.

Unfinished Business:

Montcalm County Road Commission Contracts: Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to approve the contracts as outlined by Supervisor Johnston. Motion carried- all ayes.

New Business:

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.

Thomas Marek