Saturday, 15 August 2015 14:39

July 2015 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP BOARD

July 6, 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 June 1, 2015.
Motion carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT

Motion by Ash, supported by Huber, to approve the treasurer’s report of July 6, 2015, balance of $2,300,323.17 and overall balance of $2,842,726.45.
Roll call vote—Yes: Smith, Huber, Gill, Quakenbush, Ash; No: none.
Motion unanimously carried.

Gill stated the account with PNC Bank is dormant and a deposit (which could be as small as 50 cents) needs to be made. Ash suggested they check with the auditors, as they are coming for the annual audit next week, to see how to best do it.

PUBLIC COMMENT
None.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None.


NEW BUSINESS

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR TIM BEBEE

Bebee was absent.

CRC PRESENTATION
Chris Walton from the CRC gave the board the background of the CRC, which consists of the ice arena and Morey Courts. It was built without using taxpayer money. What they need from Chippewa Township is their continued involvement. Gary Sperry is currently representing Chippewa Township on the CRC board. The entities involved are: City of Mt Pleasant, County of Isabella, Mt Pleasant School District, CMU, Union Township and Chippewa Township. Gary Sperry will email board members the contract and amendment. Mr. Walton will come back to the next board meeting for a vote.

PAY THE BILLS

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

OTHER

Supervisor Smith stated the Shepherd Tri-Twp fire department is in need of a new fire truck at a cost of $87,000.00 for each entity. The township board wants to make sure they are not paying interest if they pay their share in one payment instead of leasing-to-own that other entities may have to do.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Gill, supported by Huber, to adjourn.
Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned 7:23 pm.


Fran Ash
Chippewa Township Clerk

 

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