The Bennington Township Regular Board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on January 2, 2007, 7:00pm at the Bennington Township Hall.
Present: Nancy Zdunic, Lee Ash, Gerald Sayles, Donna Ash.
Ray Wirth - not present.
Sayles moved to approve the agenda as printed. Second by D. Ash. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to approve the minutes for the December 4, 2006 regular board meeting as printed. Second by Sayles. Roll call vote: All board members present in favor. Motion carried.
Sayles moved to approve the Treasurerís report as presented. Second by D. Ash. Roll call vote: All board members present in favor. Motion carried.
Sayles moved to pay bill in the amount of $131,032.76 as presented. Second by L. Ash. Roll call vote: All board members present in favor. Motion carried.
COMMENTS FROM THE FLOOR:
H. Sparks- County Commissioner Update.
Sheriffs Dept- C. Carson- Nov. & Dec. report on file.
Fire/Ambulance- Owosso Twp Fire- G. Gregor- 104 runs
MMR- J. MacDonald- 34 responses with 24 transports in 2006 in Twp.
SSESA- G. Hubbard- 3 fire, 1 MFR & 4 Ambulance in Nov.
Library- F. Gregory- Report on file.
Plan Comm- D. Ash- Reviewed two text amendments for County Zoning and did not support either the Private Outdoor Recreation Amendment nor the Minimum/Maximum Lot Size Amendment.
Cemetery Signs- No new information. Will be placed back on the agenda after information is obtained.
Cable Service- No new information. Will be placed back on the agenda after information is obtained.
Liability Insurance- The Township Attorney L. Bowne was asked to comment on the need for the Township to increase itís liability insurance. The Attorney felt there was no need to increase the Township liability insurance at this time.
Soil Erosion Permit- Check with Gene Paez for more information and explain the requirements.
Board of Review Appointments- Three letters of interest were received. Sayles moved to accept the Supervisors recommendation and appoint Bill Koski, Ed Franks and Dick Lucas to the Board of Review for a two year term. Second by Zdunic. Roll call vote: All board members present in favor. Motion carried.
GASB 34 - Township Auditor Demis & Wenzlick sent letter regarding GASB 34 compliance requirements. Zdunic moved to have Bennington Township become GASB 34 compliant as required by the State. Second by Sayles. Motion carried.
Board of Review Training- Zdunic moved to send the members of the Board of Review and the Supervisor to training provided by MTA. Second by Sayles. Roll call vote: All board members present in favor. Motion carried.
Sayles moved to adjourn. Second by L. Ash. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 9:10pm.
Donna Ash, Clerk