The Bennington Township regular board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on May 4, 2009, 7:00pm at the Township Hall.
Present: Jim Forsythe, Cindy Garber, Lee Ash, Nancy Zdunic, Donna Ash.
Forsythe moved to approve the agenda as printed. Second by Garber. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to approve the minutes for the April 6, 2009 regular board meeting as printed. Second by Forsythe. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to approve the Treasurerís report as presented. Second by Forsythe. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to pay bills as presented in the amount of $22,415.99. Second by Forsythe. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Comments from the Floor:
H. Sparks- Co Comm Update.
F. Gregory- Questions regarding the web page.
N. Lynn, M. Mills, J. Moore- Concerns with the water in the Village of Bennington area. The supervisor had met out there and spoke with the Drain Comm and Road Comm on some solutions to the problem.
SSESA- G. Hubbard- An American Heart CPR and Basic Life Support class is scheduled on June 6, 2009, 9:00am, at the Bennington Township Hall. This class is free to anyone, on a first come first served basis. There is room for about 20 people. Please contact Guy Hubbard at SSESA for details. There will be additional class opportunity in the future.
Library- B. Adcock- Minutes on file.
Plan Comm- Supported the SUP for an open air nursery for Eddie Louch. Reappointed Allan Dutcher to the board. Appointed Rod Harmon as chairperson. Forsythe moved to appoint Allan Dutcher to the Planning Commission for a three year term ending April 2012. Second by Zdunic. Motion carried.
Roads- L. Ash- Forsythe moved to accept the road agreements from the Shiawassee County Road Commission as follows:
Chip Seal Grand River Road from Morrice Road to Cook Road - $18,900.00
Chip Seal Grand River Road from Morrice Road to M -52 - $38,160.00
Chip Seal Brewer Road from M -52 west to Township Line - $50,940.00
Chip Seal Morrice Road from Hibbard Road to Miller Road - $112,140.00
Gravel Garrison Road from Friegle Road to Baldwin Road - $8,922.50
Gravel Beardslee Road from Grand River Road south to Township Line - $15,043.75
at a total cost of $244,106.25. Second by Garber. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Web Page- Forsythe- Report on file.
SATA Contract- Forsythe- SATA approved the contract presented by Bennington Township.
RESD- Summer Program- Zdunic will review information and determine if the Township should participate and report at the next meeting.
Forsythe moved to adjourn. Second by Garber. Motion carried.
Donna Ash, Clerk