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March 2017 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP BOARD

March 6, 2017

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

Present: Rob Smith, Fran Ash, Gail Huber, Jan Gill 

Absent: Michelle Quakenbush

PREVIOUS MINUTES

Motion by Huber, supported by Gill, to approve minutes of Feb. 6, 2017.
Motion carried. 

TREASURER'S REPORT

Motion by Ash, supported by Huber, to approve the treasurer’s report of March 7, 2017 balance of $1,685,929.86 and overall balance of $2,239,144.02.
Roll call vote—Yes: Ash, Huber, Smith, Gill; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Public comment was held.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

VALLEY RD

Zoning administrator Bebee was getting information, but he was absent.

NEW BUSINESS

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR TIM BEBEE

ZA Tim Bebee was absent.

ZONING TRAINING AT COUNTY
Zoning administrator Bebee was getting information, but he was absent.

BRINE CONTRACT
Motion by Ash, supported by Huber, to approve the Isabella County Rd. Commission 2017 brine contract for three applications of 2000 gallons per mile for 28.23 miles of gravel roads at a cost of $24,235.45.
Roll call vote—Yes: Gill, Ash, Smith, Huber; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

SNOWPLOWING AND CEMETERY CONTRACTS
Kevin’s Auto Repair and Grim Enterprises will keep their prices the same.

Motion by Ash, supported by Huber, to approve Kevin’s Auto Repair snowplowing contract for the 2017-2018 budget year.
Roll call vote—Yes: Ash, Gill, Huber, Smith; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

Motion by Ash, supported by Huber, to approve Grim Enterprises cemetery mowing/maintenance contract for the 2017-2018 budget year.
Roll call vote—Yes: Huber, Smith, Ash, Gill; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

PAY THE BILLS

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

MTA CONFERENCE

Motion by Ash, supported by Gill, for members attending the MTA Educational Conference in Lansing be reimbursed for parking fees.
Roll call vote—Yes: Huber, Smith, Gill, Ash; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

SMITH
Supervisor Smith attended a meeting at the City of Mt Pleasant Municipal Airport and has received a draft of an airport operations agreement. They want every entity to pay part of their budget, but the entity would have no say in anything. He has sent a copy of the agreement to the township attorney.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Quakenbush, supported by Ash, to adjourn. 
Motion carried. 
Meeting adjourned at 7:11 pm.

  

Fran Ash
Chippewa Township Clerk

 

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