Minutes - Board of Trustees|

KIMBALL TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 2160 WADHAMS ROAD, KIMBALL, MI

SPECIAL MEETING

AUGUST 28, 2013

6:30 P.M.

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

 

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS: Usakowski, Jackson, Hand, Ritter, Kilroy

ABSENT: Sturdevant, Wrubel

 

I.    APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Usakowski motioned to approve the agenda as is supported by Kilroy. Motion Carried

 

II.    RESOLUTION NO. 2013-18

Usakowski: This is the resolution that establishes the Special Assessment District for the Smiths

Creek project. We will also have to do some publications from this and a special hearing.

 

Usakowski motioned to approve Resolution No. 2013-18 supported by Jackson. Motion Carried

 

III.    HIRING FOR THE DPW DEPARTMENT

Hand mentioned that both gentlemen did a great job working part-time.

 

Don Nelson Interview

 

Harold Shands Interview

 

Discussion

 

Hand motioned to hire Don Nelson to start tomorrow supported by Kilroy. Motion Carried

 

Discussion on pay rate: 90% would be $16.97 and 80% would be $15.08.

 

Ritter motioned to waive the 80% of the starting wage and go to 90% at $16.97 per hour and waive one year of the probation period supported by Hand.

 

ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Ritter, Hand, Usakowski, Jackson, Kilroy. NO: None.

ABSENT: Sturdevant, Wrubel. (5-0-2) Motion Carried

 

Don would start tomorrow. Don questioned the pay and licensing.

 

Discussion

 

Don accepted the position.

 

IV.    STRATEGIC PLAN

Usakowski asked who’s going to be present on Sunday the 22 for the workshop. The first

Workshop will be the Beautification of the Township and the Community Center from 9 a.m. to

noon, and then Parks and Recreation and Economic Development are from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

 

Usakowski talked to Sally about the workshop and wants her to find a company that will run that type of meeting. It will cost $1,500.00 to have someone run the meeting.

 

Discussion

 

Usakowski motioned to move forward with the $1,500.00 to have someone else facilitate that meeting instead of us supported by Kilroy.

 

ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Usakowski, Kilroy, Jackson, Hand, Ritter. NO: None.

ABSENT: Sturdevant, Wrubel. (5-0-2) Motion Carried

 

V.    PUBLIC COMMENT (Brief Comments)

Rob Usakowski, 6352 Ravenswood Road: I met with Marty Torello today and took a look at everything. It’s a 60-foot easement; and we’re going to put in a 20-foot drive and it will be a foot thick of crushed asphalt. Based on how well that smoothes out he either will or won’t put on some additional 22-A gravel.

 

Discussion

 

Becky Jackson: Mentioned and discussed the event scheduled for September 14 @ 2 p.m.

 

VI.    ADJOURNMENT

 

Usakowski motioned to adjourn the meeting @ 7:30 p.m. supported by Kilroy.

Motion Carried

 

Submitted by

Robert G. Hand, Clerk

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