Meeting Minutes

Township Meeting Minutes

November 12, 2014 Meeting Minutes

CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 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: Chris Johnston, Ted Padgett, Kurt McCracken, Jason Anderson, Bob

Naumann.

Public Comment: Public was allowed time to make comments.

Approval of Agenda: Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson to approve the

Agenda and Consent Agenda as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Consent Agenda: Motion by Naumann, supported by Anderson to approve the Consent

Agenda which included the following items:

a. Approve Draft Minutes of the October 8, 2014 Meeting.

b. Approve Township Bills

c. Approve Treasurer’s Report

d. Approve Crystal/Duck Lake Sanitary Sewer Bills

Motion carried- all ayes.

Reports: Reports were presented.

Motion by Anderson, supported by McCracken to approve $7,500 worth of repairs to the

vacuum truck and sale of the Jet Roder for $4,500 to Jack Doheny, paying the difference of

$3,000 for the repairs. Motion carried- all ayes.

Correspondence: Monthly correspondence was presented.

Unfinished Business:

Motion by McCracken to not sign the Drain Consolidation agreement. No support.

Motion failed. Motion by Padgett, supported by Anderson to sign the Drain

Consolidation agreement. Motion failed 2/3 (Johnston, Naumann and McCracken opposed).

Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson to hire Scott Brundage as Fire Chief.

Motion carried 4/1 (Naumann opposed).

Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to approve variance language for

Ordinance #9. Motion carried 3/2 (Padgett and Anderson opposed).

Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to approve variance language for

Ordinance #10. Motion carried 3/2 (Padgett and Anderson opposed).

Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to approve variance language for

Ordinance #16. Motion carried 3/2 (Padgett and Anderson opposed).

Motion by Padgett, supported by Anderson to appoint the following members to the Parks

and Recreation Committee: Kim Siburt (1 year term), Steve Meinhardt (2 year term), Pam

Greenhoe (3 year term), Angel Hacker (4 year term) and Bonnie Kanitz as chairperson for a

5 year term. Motion carried- all ayes.

New Business:

Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken to accept the Video Franchise Agreement

with CMS Internet LLC. Motion carried- all ayes.

Motion by Naumann, supported by Padgett to write a letter of recommendation for the

Crystal Lake Association to allow them to apply for a DNR Grant. (No cost to the

Township). Motion carried- all ayes.

Public Comment: The public was allowed time for comment.

Adjournment: Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson to adjourn at 8:39 p.m.

Motion carried- all ayes.

Thomas Marek