Meeting Minutes

Township Meeting Minutes

September 12, 2012 Meeting Minutes

CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

7:00 p.m.

Crystal Community Center

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Braman at 7:00 p.m. and followed by the Pledge of

Allegiance.

Members Present: Charlie Braman, Bob Naumann, Dennis Lance, Curt McCracken and Jeremiah

Stone

Public Comment: Public was allowed time to make comments.

Approval of Agenda: Motion by Stone, supported by Naumann to approve the agenda as presented.

Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of the Draft Minutes of the August 8, 2012 Regular Board Meeting: Motion by Lance,

supported by McCracken to approve the draft minutes as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of the Township Bills: Motion by Stone, supported by Naumann to approve the bills as

presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Treasurer Report: Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to approve the Treasurer’s report as

presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of Crystal/Duck Lake Sanitary Sewer Bills: Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to

approve the Sewer bills as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Reports: Reports were presented.

DDA and Township Agreement for Electronic Sign: Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken

to approve the agreement between the Township and DDA for the purchase an electronic sign for the

Community Center and Downtown Business District. The Township will pay $3,000, $1,800 will be

paid through Remembrance Donations and the DDA will pay the remaining $15,000. Ayes-

Naumann, Braman, McCracken, Lance. Nay- Stone. Motion carried 4/1.

Correspondence: Monthly correspondence was presented.

Unfinished Business:

Update on Litigation- Lakeside Resort LLC: Court Hearing scheduled for September 14, 2012 at 2:00

at the Courthouse in Stanton.

Electronic Sign Display- DDA/Township Agreement: Completed during reports.

New Business:

Ordinance 15A- Crystal Lake Association Proposal: The Board will review for action next month.

Hire seasonal, part-time DPW worker: Bob Naumann, Curt McCracken and Roger Gooding will

advertise and interview applicants for the position to be voted on at the October Board Meeting.

Sewer District Employee Evaluation- Kevin Loomis: Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to

approve a wage increase to $36,000 annually for Kevin Loomis, retroactive to July 1, 2012 and a one

time stipend of $1,000 for completing the L2 certification. Motion carried- all ayes.

Eight Cap Plans (added to agenda later in meeting)- Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to

approve the bid from Eight Cap to rent two rooms in the Southwest corner of the new wing of the

Community Center, starting January 2013 for a total of $900.00 per month. Motion carried- all ayes.

Public Comment: The public was again allowed time for comments.

Adjournment: Motion by Lance, supported by McCracken to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 p.m. Motion

carried- all ayes.

CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

7:00 p.m.

Crystal Community Center

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Braman at 7:00 p.m. and followed by the Pledge of

Allegiance.

Members Present: Charlie Braman, Bob Naumann, Dennis Lance, Curt McCracken and Jeremiah

Stone

Public Comment: Public was allowed time to make comments.

Approval of Agenda: Motion by Stone, supported by Naumann to approve the agenda as presented.

Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of the Draft Minutes of the August 8, 2012 Regular Board Meeting: Motion by Lance,

supported by McCracken to approve the draft minutes as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of the Township Bills: Motion by Stone, supported by Naumann to approve the bills as

presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Treasurer Report: Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to approve the Treasurer’s report as

presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Approval of Crystal/Duck Lake Sanitary Sewer Bills: Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to

approve the Sewer bills as presented. Motion carried- all ayes.

Reports: Reports were presented.

DDA and Township Agreement for Electronic Sign: Motion by Naumann, supported by McCracken

to approve the agreement between the Township and DDA for the purchase an electronic sign for the

Community Center and Downtown Business District. The Township will pay $3,000, $1,800 will be

paid through Remembrance Donations and the DDA will pay the remaining $15,000. Ayes-

Naumann, Braman, McCracken, Lance. Nay- Stone. Motion carried 4/1.

Correspondence: Monthly correspondence was presented.

Unfinished Business:

Update on Litigation- Lakeside Resort LLC: Court Hearing scheduled for September 14, 2012 at 2:00

at the Courthouse in Stanton.

Electronic Sign Display- DDA/Township Agreement: Completed during reports.

New Business:

Ordinance 15A- Crystal Lake Association Proposal: The Board will review for action next month.

Hire seasonal, part-time DPW worker: Bob Naumann, Curt McCracken and Roger Gooding will

advertise and interview applicants for the position to be voted on at the October Board Meeting.

Sewer District Employee Evaluation- Kevin Loomis: Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to

approve a wage increase to $36,000 annually for Kevin Loomis, retroactive to July 1, 2012 and a one

time stipend of $1,000 for completing the L2 certification. Motion carried- all ayes.

Eight Cap Plans (added to agenda later in meeting)- Motion by Naumann, supported by Stone to

approve the bid from Eight Cap to rent two rooms in the Southwest corner of the new wing of the

Community Center, starting January 2013 for a total of $900.00 per month. Motion carried- all ayes.

Public Comment: The public was again allowed time for comments.

Adjournment: Motion by Lance, supported by McCracken to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 p.m. Motion

carried- all ayes.

Thomas Marek