The Bennington Township regular board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on July 7, 2008, 7:00 pm at the Bennington Township Hall.
Present: Nancy Zdunic, Gerald Sayles, Donna Ash, Lee Ash, Jim Forsythe.
Sayles moved to approve the agenda. Second by Forsythe. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to approve the minutes for June 2, 2008 as printed. Second by Forsythe. Roll calI vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to approve the Treasurers report as presented. Second by Sayles. Roll call vote: All members in favor. Motion carried.
Sayles moved to pay bills as presented in the amount of $98,310.14. Second by Zdunic. Roll call vote: All members in favor. Motion carried.
COMMENTS FROM FLOOR:
Kevin Day- Sheriffs Department update.
H Sparks- Co. Comm. Update.
J. Hurd asked who has input on placing the rumble strips on M-S2. MDOT is responsible, the Township had no input.
Great Lakes Telecom- Presentation on a new phone system.
Economic Development- Justin Horvath, Brent Jones - update.
Lorraine Nemeth- running for Township Treasurer.
Deana Finnegan- running for County Sheriff.
Beverly Adcock- Submitted a letter of interest for the Township Library Board.
Mark Hanna- running for County Commissioner District 6.
Buzz Howes- Lake Manitou roads.
Thomas Lighthill- running for Township Treasurer.
Library- F. Gregory- Report on file.
Plan Comm- D. Ash- Approved variance for Willis Semans.
Roads- L. Ash- Ruess Rd. is complete. Forsythe moved to approve the contracts from Shia Co Road Comm for crack seal at a total of $30,361.00. This includes Morrice Rd. from Hibbard to Miller for $17,363.00, Bennington Rd. from M-S2 to Cook Rd for $11,349.00 and Tyrrell Rd. from Morrice Rd. east to Twp. line for $1,649.00. Second by Zdunic. Roll calI vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Web Page- J. Forsythe- Report on file. Zdunic moved to renew the Web Site at a cost of $22.00 and the address at a cost of $9.34 for one year. Second by Sayles. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Library Bd. Appointment- One letter of interest was received. Sayles moved to appoint Beverly Adcock as the Bennington Twp representative to the Shiawassee District Library Board for a four year term expiring June 30, 2012. Second by' Forsythe. Roll calI vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Outdoor Wood Furnace- Review the samples.
Ambulance Special Assessment- Zdunic moved to hold a special assessment hearing on September 10, 2008 requesting $45.00/household for SSESA and $30.00/household for Owosso Township for a four year period. Second by Sayles. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Special Use Permit- L. Ash moved to concur with the Planning Comm and approve the Special Use Permit for Hafner for a private road on Phase 2 on the I project. Second by Sayles. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
NEW BUSINESS: None.
Sayles moved to adjourn. Second by Zdunic. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 10:18pm.
Donna Ash, Clerk