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August 2020 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP BOARD

August 3, 2020

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

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

PREVIOUS MINUTES

Motion by Huber, supported by Quakenbush, to approve minutes of July 6, 2020.
Motion carried.

TREASURER'S REPORT

Motion by Ash, supported by Huber, to approve the treasurer’s report of August 3, 2020 balance of $1,901,379.21 and overall balance of $2,479,586.30.
Roll call vote—Yes: Huber, Gill, Quakenbush, Smith, Ash; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

PUBLIC COMMENT (AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION)

Public comment was held.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

NEW BUSINESS

ZONING ADMINSTRATOR – TIM BEBEE
Ann Fox, 10458 E Pickard, was in attendance and expressed concern regarding her neighbor’s trees and the possibility of them falling on her home. The township has no authority regarding the trees but will send a letter to the owner about the possibility of his liability if they do damage to her property.
Motion by Huber, supported by Ash, for ZA Bebee to send a letter to the owner of the property, RAL Reality, to inform him if anything happens to the neighbor’s property he could be held liable for the damage.
Motion carried.

Bebee has sent complaints on several properties to the township attorney. He is going to actively look for a code enforcement officer. He will send notices out to local police agencies to see if he can find someone interested in the position.

PAY THE BILLS

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

SMITH
The firehall roof has deteriorated and is need of replacement. He has gotten an estimate from Brandle Roofing to install a retro fit ISO Duro Tuff roof system for a cost of $22,375.00. He will get more bids for a metal roof instead of the rubber roof.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Gill, supported by Quakenbush, to adjourn.
Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 7:51 pm

Fran Ash
Chippewa Township Clerk