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September 2021 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP BOARD

September 7, 2021

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

Present: Rob Smith, Fran Ash, Kathy VanderKolk, Gail Huber, Michelle Quakenbush.

PREVIOUS MINUTES

Motion by Huber, supported by VanderKolk, to approve meeting minutes of August 2, 2021.
Motion carried.

TREASURER'S REPORT

Motion, by Ash, supported by Huber, to approve the treasurer’s report of Sept. 7, 2021 balance of $2,393,579.95 and overall balance of $2,565,623.57.
Roll call vote—Yes: Quakenbush, Huber, Smith, VanderKolk, Ash; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

PUBLIC COMMENT (AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION)

No comment.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

BLIGHT OFFICER

Supervisor Smith stated he will set up a meeting with attorney Bloem to interview Trevor Reid. ZA Bebee, supervisor Smith and attorney Bloem will write up a job description for the blight officer.

Motion by VanderKolk, supported by Quakenbush, to adopt Chippewa Township Enforcement Officer Ordinance 2021-1.
Roll call vote—Yes: Huber, Smith, Quakenbush, Ash, VanderKolk; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

POLICIES
Tabled due to absence of attorney Bloem.

NEW BUSINESS

ZONING ADMINSTRATOR – TIM BEBEE

ZA Bebee was absent.

BUDGET AMENDMENTS
Motion by Ash, supported by Quakenbush, to amend the budget for clerk software $6000.00 due to new software.
Roll call vote—Yes: Ash, Smith, Quakenbush, Huber, VanderKolk; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

Motion by Ash, supported by Huber, to amend the budget for township offices capital improvement by $10,000.00 due to phone system replacement.
Roll call vote—Yes: Smith, VanderKolk, Quakenbush, Huber, Ash; No: None.
Motion unanimously carried.

ZBA ALTERNATE
Motion by Quakenbush, supported by VanderKolk, to appoint Brian Schantz to the ZBA as an alternate with a term ending January 1, 2023.
Motion carried.

PAY THE BILLS

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

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by VanderKolk, supported by Huber, to adjourn.
Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 8:02 pm.

Fran Ash
Chippewa Township Clerk