The Bennington Township regular board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on August 6, 2007, 7:00pm at the Bennington Township Hall.
Present: Ray Wirth, Nancy Zdunic, Lee Ash, Gerald Sayles, Donna Ash.
Sayles moved to approve the agenda as printed. Second by Wirth. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to approve the minutes for the July 2, 2007 regular board meeting as printed. Second by L. Ash. Motion carried.
Sayles move to accept the Treasurerís report as presented. Second by Wirth. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Sayles move to pay bills as presented in the amount of $161,107.74. Second by Wirth. Roll call vote. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
COMMENTS FROM THE FLOOR: None
Sheriffs' Dept.- M. Davis- Update.
Ambulance/Fire- SSESA- June 1 fire, 1MFR, 5 ALS, 5 BLS, 1 no transport
LSW- June 1 mutual aid
Owosso- June no runs.
Library- F. Gregory- no meeting
Plan Comm- Reviewed land division application for Mr. Underwood. There was a question as to the number of land divisions which the county granted. Requested that this be looked into and sent to the Township Board for approval if the number of divisions was allowed. Sayles moved to table the land division application for Mr. Underwood until the Township could speak with the Township attorney. Second by Zdunic. Motion carried. Sayles moved to concur with the Planning Commission recommendation to appoint Mr. Rod Harmon to the Planning Commission to fill the vacancy for a term expiring April 2010. Second by Wirth. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Roads- Sayles moved to have the Shiawassee County Road Commission place a ditch tile in front of the Township Hall and back fill as an estimated cost of $2200.00. Second by Zdunic. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Web Page- Jim Forsythe- Update- Report on file.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None
Street Light Request- Bernice Brent requested a street light to be placed on Manitou Drive. The Township Board referred her to the Lake Manitou Association.
Cemetery Lot Buy Back- Nancy Horski requested that the Township buy back her two lots which she no longer wishes to use. Zdunic moved to buy back two cemetery spaces from Nancy Horski in Oakwood Cemetery for the purchase cost of $250.00. Second by Sayles. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Oakwood Cemetery Tree removal- Sayles moved to have G. Weinert remove the tree in Oakwood cemetery at a cost of $700.00 for tree and stump removal. Second by Wirth. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Shia. Co Economic Development- Zdunic moved to make the fifth payment in the five year investment commitment to the Shiawassee County Economic Development. Second by Sayles. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carries.
Sayles moved to adjourn. Second by D. Ash. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 8:40pm.
Donna Ash, Clerk