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January 2017 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP BOARD

January 3, 2017

Supervisor Smith called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 

Present: Rob Smith, Fran Ash, Michelle Quakenbush, Jan Gill
Absent: Gail Huber,

PREVIOUS MINUTES

Motion by Quakenbush, supported by Gill, to approve minutes of December 5, 2016.
Motion carried. 

TREASURER'S REPORT

Motion by Ash, supported by Quakenbush, to approve the treasurer’s report of January 3, 2017 balance of $1,606,209.31 and overall balance $2,158,595.45.
Roll call vote—Yes: Ash, Gill, Quakenbush, Smith; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried. 

PUBLIC COMMENT

Bruce Eggers, 3535 S Wise Rd. and representative of Black Creek stated he was at a meeting about a year ago to request a sign for the club be put on township property. He has talked to the State, MDOT and the County but no one has told him anything. There is a lot of red tape. They need the sign so the public will know where they are. They don’t have the money for advertising. Supervisor Smith will check with the township’s attorney about placing a sign for Black Creek on township property at the corner of M-20 and Chippewa Rd.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

VALLEY RD
ZA Bebee was getting information on the cost of improving the private road of Valley Rd. but he was absent.

NEW BUSINESS

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR TIM BEBEE
ZA Tim Bebee was absent.

PAY THE BILLS

Motion by Quakenbush, supported Gill, to pay the bills.
Roll call vote—Yes: Smith, Ash, Quakenbush, Gill; No: None
Motion unanimously approved.

TREASURER

The County will charge a fee if the township doesn’t switch to BS & A software for the
Treasurer. The County will pay for the software, training and the first year of maintenance.
Motion by Ash, supported by Quakenbush, to switch to BS & A software for the treasurer with the County paying for the software, training and the first year of maintenance.
Roll call vote—Yes: Ash, Smith, Gill, Quakenbush; No: None
Motion unanimously carried.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Quakenbush, supported by Gill, to adjourn. 
Motion carried. 
Meeting adjourned at 7:35 pm.

  

Fran Ash
Chippewa Township Clerk

 

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