Meeting Minutes

Township Meeting Minutes

November 13, 2013 Meeting MInutes

CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 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 and Bob

Naumann.

Public Comment: Public was allowed time to make comments.

Motion by Naumann supported by McCracken to enter into closed session to consult with

our attorney, Craig Noland, regarding trial or settlement strategy in connection with Case

Number 11-H-15389-CZ, Lakeside Resort, LLC Plaintiff v Crystal Township Defendant.

Roll Call Vote: Ayes: Padgett, McCracken, Anderson, Johnston, Naumann

Motion carried. Entered Closed session at 7:20pm

Motion by McCracken supported by Padgett to return to open session

Roll Call Vote: Ayes: McCracken, Johnston, Naumann, Padgett, Anderson,

Motion carried Entered open session at 7:44pm

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

agenda and accept the Consent Agenda. Motion carried- all ayes.

Consent Agenda: Motion by Padgett, supported by McCracken to approve the Consent

Agenda. Motion carried- all ayes. Items in the Consent Agenda included:

a. Approve Draft Minutes of the October 9, 2013 Meeting.

b. Township Billsc.

Approve Treasurer’s Report

d. Approve Crystal/Duck Lake Sanitary Sewer Bills.

Reports: were given

Correspondence: Monthly correspondence was presented.

Unfinished Business:

DPW Truck: Motion by McCracken supported by Anderson to purchase a Ford F-250

through MiDeal (Gorno Ford was the bidding dealer) with the following options: Rhino

Spray-in-bed liner, floor mats and steel V-Blade Plow in the amount of $30,913.00. If the

bed liner and plow can be purchased locally for less, authority is given to do so.

Motion carried- all ayes.

Fuller Ext: Motion by Anderson supported by McCracken to accept the Resolution

from the Drain Commissioner to repair the Fuller Extension at a cost not to exceed

$50,000.00.

Roll Call Vote: Ayes: Padgett, McCracken, Anderson, Johnston Nays: Naumann

Motion carried Resolution was Adopted

New Business:

Duck Lake Improvement Board: Motion by Naumann supported by Padgett to Adopt

the Resolution Supporting the Duck Lake Improvement Board.

Roll Call Vote: Ayes: Naumann, McCracken Nays: Johnston, Padgett, Anderson

Motion failed Resolution was not adopted

DPW Evaluations: It was agreed that all five Board Members would complete the

evaluation form for Roger Gooding and turn them into Supervisor Johnston before the

next meeting. Roger Gooding will conduct the evaluation of Larry DeVito.

East Wing Winterization: Board authorized Bob Naumann to seek RFP’s for the

winterization of the east wing of the Crystal Community Center.

2014 Police Contract: Board authorized Johnston and Padgett to meet with the Montcalm

County Sheriff to discuss a contract for Police Patrol for 2014.

Building Fund Resolution: Motion by Naumann supported by Padgett to adopt the

resolution to remove the Building Fund Account remaining $69,365.87 would go to the

General Fund

Roll Call Vote: Ayes: Anderson, Padgett, Naumann, McCracken, Johnston

Motion carried Resolution adopted

Public Comment: Public was allowed time to make comments.

Adjournment- Motion by McCracken, supported by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at

10:03 p.m. Motion carried- all ayes.

Thomas Marek