Minutes - Board of Trustees|

6:00 p.m-PRESENTATION BY KENNEDY INDUSTRIES

 

KIMBALL TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 2160 WADHAMS ROAD, KIMBALL, MI

REGULAR MEETING

MAY 21, 2013

6:30 P.M.

Treasurer Jackson opened the meeting @ 6:30 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS:

PRESENT: Jackson, Hand, Wrubel, Kilroy.

ABSENT: Usakowski, Ritter, Sturdevant.

 

Treasurer Jackson will chair the meeting due to the absence of the supervisor.

 

INVOCATION BY: Randy Bennett-Blue Water Free Methodist, Kimball, MI

 

I.    APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Kilroy moved to approve addenda as presented, supported by Jackson. Motion Carried

 

II.    PRESENTATION OF MINUTES OF APRIL 22 and MAY 7, 2013

Broad Axe misspelled on page seven, Article Nine.

Robert G. Hand is entered incorrectly as Robert G. Clerk, Hand on page nine, Article 12.

 

Kilroy moved to approve changes to minutes, supported by Wrubel. Motion Carried

 

III.    CONSENT AGENDA AND COMMUNICATIONS

    a. Check Register from 4/29/2013-5/13/2013

Kilroy asked about Fire Apparatus in which Gorski said is a monthly upkeep. Four orders took care of four trucks.

 

    b. Monthly Activity Reports, May 31, 2013

Kilroy moved to receive and file communications, supported by Jackson. Motion Carried

 

    c. DPW Monthly Activity Report.

Clerk Hand reported that the sewer line on Allen Road took two days to repair because of rocks in the line.

 

Meter reads cycle has been done. There are 259 repairs that need to be done yet on meters.

 

Footings are being done at Caswell Cemetery.

 

New guys, Shands started on Wednesday, the 15th and Nelson started on Friday, the 24th. 17th.

 

IV. ADIENCE PARTICIPATION

None

Clerk Hand reported on Edward Lane Lift Station. We have only one bid so far and waiting on Russell Electric for their bid.

 

Board of Commissioners want to have a meeting here. Any one of the dates that they want would work.

 

Discussion on the Angry Bull activities and whether there should be permits for them. Will call the state to find out what is allowed.

 

Dial-up Phone and generator for Allen Road Lift Station would cost over $20,000.00 at least.

 

Blood drive scheduled for June 10, 2013, from 12 noon until 6:00p.m.

 

Treasurer Jackson discussed DPW tires for Amado’s truck.

 

Jackson motioned to approve four new tires for DPW truck, supported by Wrubel.

 

Roll Call Vote: YES: Jackson, Hand, Kilroy, Wrubel. NO: None. ABSENT: Usakowski, Sturdevant, Ritter. (4-0-3) Motion Carried

 

Auditors will be coming on Friday and all of next week.

 

Changes at county since new BS&A program have been addressed.

 

Standards and Poor people gave us an A+ rating.

 

V.    BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

    a. Minutes of Board of Trustees – Special Meeting, April 22, 2013

See Item II.

 

    b. Minutes of Fire Administrative Board, May 1, 2013

Kilroy questioned repair of doors at $400 each. Gorski explained problem with doors and they haven’t been repaired yet.

 

Kilroy moved to receive and file Boards and Commission minutes, supported by Wrubel. Motion Carried

 

VI.    PUBLIC COMMENT (Brief Comments)

None.    

 

VII.    FIRE CHIEF GORSKI REPORT

    a. Door Repair

Gorski presented information on door repair.

 

b. Radios in Sirens

Email from Jeff Friedland: He wants to put new radios in sirens @ their expense but they will have control over our sirens and we would not. Gorski is against it. Kilroy would like to maintain control of our own sirens. Jackson wants to know why they want to change it.

 

Kilroy motioned to decline the offer, supported by Jackson.

 

Roll Call Vote: YES: Jackson, Hand, Kilroy, Wrubel. NO. None. ABSENT: Sturdevant, Ritter, Usakowski (4-0-3) Motion Carried

 

VIII.    OLD BUSINESS

a. Administrative Policy & Procedure – Section 5.0

Jackson: Discussion on hours of operations and a possible change.

 

In case of fire, DPW should be safety shelter and not Kleckner Hall.

 

Discussion on trustees having key to inside door.

 

Park fee in 5.6 should include $50 non-refundable fee to non-resident.

 

Routine maintenance on Emergency Repairs. Covers repairs right now up to cost of $10,000.00. Massive leaks have cost up to $40,000.00. Jackson feels that it should be up to $20,000.00.

 

Bring back to next meeting.

 

Jackson moved to table this until next meeting, supported by Kilroy. Motion Carried

 

b. Strategic Planning-Information in Agenda Packet of May 7, 2013 meeting

No comments. Bring back at next meeting.

 

c. Energy Audit-Proposals-Information in Agenda Packet of May 13, 2013 meeting

Will table and bring back.

 

d. Cleaning the ductwork in the Township Office

A company from Utica coming in on the 24th of May to look at the ductwork and will give us an estimate.

 

IX.     NEW BUSINESS

    a. Liquor license transfer – Fore Lakes LLC

Wrubel moved to receive and file, supported by Kilroy. Motion Carried

 

    b. Mike Timm – Outdoors Movie Night, June 15, 2013

Kilroy moved to waive permit and 60 days notification, supported by Jackson.

 

Roll Call Vote: YES: Jackson, Hand, Kilroy, Wrubel. NO: None. ABSENT: Usakowski, Sturdevant, Ritter. (4-0-3) Motion Carried

 

    c. BS&A Proposal for Software and Services

Discussion on the budget for BS&A and where the money is coming from. $27,000.00 spread out over three years or $9,000.00 each year for Special Assessing and Building.

 

Jackson motioned to approve BS&A Special Assessment and Building proposal over a three-year period supported by Hand.

 

Roll Call Vote: YES: Jackson, Hand, Kilroy, Wrubel. NO: None. ABSENT: Usakowski, Sturdevant, Ritter. (4-0-3) Motion Carried

 

    d. Ordinance No. 2-3

Jackson moved to approve Ordinance No. 2-3 for Garbage and Trash Collectors, supported by Hand.

 

Roll Call Vote: YES: Jackson, Hand, Kilroy, Wrubel. NO: None. ABSENT: Usakowski, Sturdevant, Ritter. (4-0-3) Motion Carried

 

    e. Ordinance No. 151-B

Jackson motioned that the expiration date on Ordinance No. 151-B be change to April 30th instead of May1st, 2013 each year, supported by Kilroy.

 

Roll Call Vote: YES: Jackson, Hand, Sturdevant Kilroy, Wrubel. NO: None. ABSENT: Usakowski, Sturdevant, Ritter. (4-0-3) Motion Carried

 

X.    AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Jackson gave monthly activity report. Ten new building permits, five mechanical, five electrical and one plumbing permit in past two weeks.

 

Fire department made 36 fire calls, 35 medical person responder calls, 14 inspections and re-inspections have been completed.

 

Chief Gorski’s comments are not audible.

 

X.    OFFICERS REPORT

    a. Supervisor Usakowski

Absent

 

b. Clerk Hand

No report

 

    c. Treasurer Jackson

No report

 

d. Trustee Kilroy

No report

 

    e. Trustee Ritter

Absent

 

    f. Trustee Sturdevant

Absent

 

    g. Trustee Wrubel

No report

 

XI.    ADJOURNMENT

Jackson moved to adjourn, support by Wrubel. Motion Carried

 

Adjourned at 7:52 p.m.

 

Submitted by,

Robert G. Hand, Clerk

 

 

 

 


 

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