The Bennington Township regular board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash, January 4. 2010, 7:00pm at the Township Hall.
Present: Jim Forsythe, Cindy Garber, Lee Ash, Nancy Zdunic, Donna Ash.
Forsythe moved to approve the agenda with additions of MSU Extension, Ron DeHaas letter and Spring Clean Up. Second by L. Ash. Motion carried. I
Forsythe moved to approve the minutes for the December 7, 2009 regular board meeting as printed. Second by Garber. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to accept the Treasurer's report as presented. Second by D. Ash. Roll call vote: All board members present in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to pay bills as presented in the amount of $25,923.00. Second by Forsythe. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Comments from the floor:
H. Sparkes - County Comm. Update.
Buck Kuisel- Candidate for 85th District Representative. Board Reports:
Library- B. Adcock- There have been no complaints about the computers since they have been filtered.
Plan Comm- D. Ash- Discussion of the County Zoning Ordinance proposed changes. Next meeting January 28.
Roads- L. Ash- Would like to plan a workshop meeting for 2010 road projects next month.
Web Page - Forsythe- Update.
SSESA- G. Hubbard - Introduced Chad Nickels who will be the new Township Representative. Discussed basic on-site fire procedure.
MSU Extension - There will most likely be a cost to the Alternative Energy Seminar, which Extension wanted to use the Township Hall, at no charge. Update as next meeting on exact cost.
Ron DeHaas- Letter was presented to the Board at the last meeting regarding how dangerous the M-52 and Bennington intersection was and some suggestions to correct this problem. This letter was forwarded to the County Road Commission, they will forward to MDOT as M-52
tois a State road.
Bd. of Review App.- L. Ash moved to appoint Dawn Frolka to the Board of Review as an alternate for a one year term. Second by Zdunic. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Bd. of Review Training- D. Ash moved to approve paying for the five members of the Board of Review to attend training at a cost of $456.50. Second by L. Ash. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Spring Clean Up- Forsythe moved to contract with American Waste to provide service for the Township Spring Clean Up at a cost of $500.00 per truck. Second by Zdunic. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried. The Spring Clean Up will be held on May 1, 2010.
Budget- Quarterly Review
Forsythe moved to amend the 2009-2010 budget by moving $500.00 from Assessor Capital Outlay to Assessor FICA. Second by Garber. Roll call vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried. .
Zdunic moved to amend the 2009-2010 budget by moving $200.00 from Board of Review Publishing and Printing to Board of Review Misc. Second by Garber. Roll call Vote: All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to adjourn. Second by D. Ash. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 9:15pm.
Donna Ash, Clerk