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KIMBALL TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

2160 WADHAMS ROAD, KIMBALL, MI 48074

REGULAR MEETING

JANUARY 18, 2022

6:30 P.M.

Sturdevant opened the meeting at 6:30 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Deland motioned to have John Sturdevant chair the meeting supported by Wrubel.

Motion Carried.

 

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS: Jackson, Wrubel, Sturdevant, Deland and Ward.

 

ABSENT: Usakowski and Hoffman

 

  1. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

    Wrubel: Add Resolution 2022-02 to VIII. B.

 

Deland motion to approve the agenda as amended supported by Ward.

Motion Carried.

 

  1. PRESENTATION OF MINUTES FOR JANUARY 04, 2022

    Deland motioned to approve the minutes of January 4, 2022 as presented supported by Jackson. Motion Carried.

    

III.    CONSENT AGENDA AND COMMUNICATIONS

        A.
Check Register from 12/29/2021 to 01/12/2022

  1. Revenue & Expenditure Report for Period Ending 01/31/2022

Ward question about the trailer park distribution on page 3.

 

Jackson explained.

 

Sturdevant motioned to distribute $1,664,225.10 to pay the bills supported by Jackson.

 

ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Sturdevant, Jackson, Wrubel, Deland and Ward.

NO: None. ABSENT: Usakowski and Hoffman. (5-0-2) Motion Carried.

 

  1. BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
  2. St. Clair County Board of Public Works Minutes for 12/21/2021
  3. St. Clair County Board of County Road Comm. Minutes for 12/21/2021
  4. St. Clair County Road Commission Township Roads and Bridges Advisory Committee Zoom Meeting 01/11/2022
  5. Planning Commission meeting minutes for 10/26/2021, 11/23/2021 and 11/30/2021

Deland motioned to receive and file Boards and Commissions supported by Wrubel. Motion Carried.

 

  1. PUBLIC COMMENT (Brief Comments)

    None.

 

  1. DEPARTMENT REPORTS

    None.

 

  1. OLD BUSINESS
  2. American Rescue Act Funds

Wrubel: We received great news this week regarding the American Rescue Act Fund. The entire $950,000.00 of funds we received will be unrestricted. Usakowski suggested that we develop a Comprehensive Plan for how we use this money, considering expenditures in every facet of the township.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS
    1. Resolution No. 2022-01

    This is to add a precinct to our township. We currently have three and would like to add a fourth.

     

    Deland motioned to approve Resolution No. 2022-01 supported by Jackson.

     

    ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Deland, Jackson, Wrubel, Sturdevant and Ward.

    NO: None. ABSENT: Usakowski and Hoffman. (5-0-2) Motion Carried.

     

    1. Resolution No. 2022-02

    This is to change the polling location from the American Legion to the River Ministry Church which used to be the Kimball School. We have outgrown the American Legion.

     

    Jackson: Questions regarding separate church versus polling places.

     

    Christine Carwyn, Deputy Clerk: Yes it is allowed because they are a non-profit organization without political affiliations.

 

Deland motioned to approve Resolution 2022-02 supported by Ward.

 

ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Deland, Ward, Jackson, Wrubel and Sturdevant

NO: None. ABSENT: Usakowski and Hoffman. (5-0-2) Motion Carried.

 

  1. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

    None.

 

X.    OFFICERS REPORT

  1. Supervisor Usakowski

Absent.

 

  1. Clerk Wrubel

Last week we had SCADA come in. They take care of the communications from the lift stations. Maintenance report presented and reviewed.

 

I have a list of properties going up for auction for St. Clair County.

 

The MTA Annual Dinner is coming up on February 17. It is $30 per person. If anyone is interested, please sign up and pay the fee to the Clerk’s office.

 

The Fireman’s Annual Dinner was last Saturday night. It was very nice.

 

I now have two bids on the pump station roof. The third one is coming in soon.

 

  1. Treasurer Jackson

Discussion about Huntington Bank Analysis fees review. May be reviewing for a different bank.

 

  1. Trustee Hoffman

Absent.

 

  1. Trustee Deland

No report.

 

  1. Trustee Sturdevant

Fish fry at the American Legion will continue with take out only.

 

    Zoning: Review of current meeting’s actions.

 

  1. Trustee Ward

Little League has been accepting registrations since the beginning of the year. We are also accepting sponsorships if anyone is interested. February 1st will be for walk-in registrations at the Fire Hall. I will be absent from the last meeting in February and the first on in March.

 

  1. ADJOURNMENT

    Wrubel motioned to adjourn the meeting at 6:57 p.m. supported by Deland.

    Motion Carried.

     

    Meeting adjourned at 6:57 p.m.

     

    Submitted by Becky Wrubel, Clerk


 

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