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June 2015 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP BOARD

June 1, 2015

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

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

PREVIOUS MINUTES

Motion by Quakenbush, supported Huber, to approve the minutes of May 4, 2015.
Motion carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT

Motion by Ash, supported by Quakenbush, to approve the treasurer’s report of June 1, 2015, balance of $2,045,087.58 and overall balance of $2,587,064.56.
Roll call vote—Yes: Smith, Huber, Gill, Quakenbush, Ash; No: none.
Motion unanimously carried.

PUBLIC COMMENT
None.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None.


NEW BUSINESS

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR TIM BEBEE

Bebee was absent.

NEW BUDGET LINE ITEM AND AMENDMENT
Motion by Ash, supported by Gill, to create budget line item township board contracted services 101-103-818-000 due to contract with Middle MI Development Corp.
Roll call vote—Yes:  Quakenbush, Huber, Smith, Gill Ash; No: None. 
Motion unanimously carried.

Motion by Ash, supported by Quakenbush, to amend budget line item township board
contracted services $5000.00 for MMDC contract. 
Roll call vote—Yes: Ash, Gill, Smith, Huber, Quakenbush; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

GENUINE RD
Motion by Smith, supported by Quakenbush, to approved new gravel on Genuine Rd. from River Rd north to dead end at a cost of $15,500.00.
Roll call vote—Yes: Gill, Ash, Huber, Quakenbush, Smith; No: none.
Motion unanimously carried.

HALL PAINTING BIDS
The board received three bids for painting of the township offices.  Bud Percha Painting $6043.00, Grim Enterprises $3460.00 and Bruggar Painting $4980.00. 
Motion by Smith, supported by Huber, to approve Bruggar Painting $4980.00 to paint and fix siding on the township offices. Roll call vote yes:  Gill, Ash, Huber, Quakenbush, Smith; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

PAY THE BILLS

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

OTHER

Smith stated that resident’s ISO rating has improved.  Gill will check on putting a notice in with tax bills to let residents know that they should check with their insurance companies after July 1st to make sure their ratings change.

Ash stated that the Zoning Administrator’s new computer is costing $350.00 more due to the change of 8GB to 16GB. 
Motion by Ash, supported by Gill, to approve the $350.00 difference and amend budget line item zoning computer and software by $350.00. 
Roll call vote—Yes:  Smith, Ash, Huber, Quakenbush, Gill; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

Ash had given the board copies of an inspection of public records policy which needs
to be approved by July 1st. 
Motion by Ash, supported by Gill, to approve inspection of public records policy. 
Roll call vote—Yes:  Huber, Quakenbush, Gill, Smith, Ash.
Motion unanimously approved.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Gill, supported by Huber, to adjourn.
Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned 7:26 pm.


Fran Ash
Chippewa Township Clerk

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