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October 2017 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP BOARD

October 2, 2017

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

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

PREVIOUS MINUTES

Motion by Quakenbush, supported by Huber, approve minutes of September 5, 2017.
Motion carried. 

TREASURER'S REPORT

Motion by Ash, supported by Huber, to approve the treasurer’s report of Oct. 2, 2017 balance of $1,747,937.26 and overall balance of $2,302,863.49.
Roll call vote—Yes: Ash, Smith, Quakenbush, Gill, Huber; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.
Treasurer Gill had to leave the meeting.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Public comment was held.

Chuck Mullins from APM Mosquito Control gave a summary of the 2017 spraying season.
Motion by Ash, supported by Quakenbush, to approve the 2018 mosquito spraying contract with APM Mosquito Control at a cost of $77,390.00.
Roll call vote—Yes: Huber, Smith, Quakenbush, Ash; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

VALLEY RD
ZA Bebee stated the private road maintenance agreement will be ready for the board to review at the next meeting.

COMMERCIAL PARK
Supervisor Smith reported there is nothing to report on the land offer.

NEW BUSINESS

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR TIM BEBEE

ZA Bebee gave his report.
The Master Plan subcommittee didn’t go through the sign ordinance section while working on the Master Plan. The current sign ordinance doesn’t address gas stations. The township board directed Bebee to have the Master Plan subcommittee meet and go through the sign ordinance and other ordinances that were not already reviewed.
Motion by Ash, supported by Huber, to have the Master Plan subcommittee review the sign ordinance and any other ordinances that have not already been reviewed. The subcommittee will be paid the hourly rate as before.
Roll call vote—Yes: Smith, Ash, Quakenbush, Huber; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried

PAY THE BILLS

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

OTHER

Clerk Ash stated the old township hall on Remus Rd. needs power washed. She contacted the company who cleans the hall’s windows and an approximate cost would be $150.00.
Motion by Ash, supported by Quakenbush, to pay A Lot of Clean to power wash the old township hall.
Roll call vote—Yes: Smith, Quakenbush, Huber, Ash; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Huber, supported by Quakenbush, to adjourn.
Meeting adjourned at 7:47 pm.
  

Fran Ash
Chippewa Township Clerk

 

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