The Bennington Township Board Meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on April 5, 2010, 7:00 pm at the Township Hall.
Present: Jim Forsythe, Cindy Garber, Lee Ash, Nancy Zdunic, Donna Ash.
Lee Ash moved to approve the agenda with addition of SATA. Second by Forsythe. Motion carried,
Forsythe moved to approve the minutes for March 3, 2010 regular meeting as printed. Second by Garber. Yes-5, No-O. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to approve the minutes for the March 16,2010 and the March 31, 20lOedspeclal board meetings as printed. Second by Garber. Yes-5, No-O. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to approve the Treasurer report as printed. Second by Zdunic Yes- 5, No-O. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to pay bills as presented in the amount of $16,073.44. Second by Lee Ash. Yes-5, No-O. Motion carried.
H. Sparkes- Co. Comm. Update.
J. Horvath- Shia. Ec. Devel.-Update.
Pam Drake- Candidate for 85th District State Representative.
Library- Ed Humphrey- minutes on file.
Plan Cornm- D. Ash-Reviewed three zoning amendments. Recommended Rod Harmon, Bill Nash, and Donna Ash for reappointment to the board for a three year term. Forsythe moved to reappoint Rod Harmon, Bill Nash and Donna Ash to the Planning Commission for a three year term. Second by Zdunic. Motion carried.
Roads- L. Ash- Update
Web Page- Forsythe- Update.
SATA- Larry Alpert- Presented the. statistics for ridership.
SSESA- Chad Nichols- 6 ALS, 2 BLS, 2 no transports, no fire.
Unfinished Business: None
Cemetery Lawn Maintenance- Forsythe moved to accept the bid from Monroe Enterprise to extend the contract for one year at a cost of $300.00 per mow and $800.00 for spring clean up. Second by Zdunic. Yes- 5, No-O. Motion carried.
Internet Service- Quotes were obtained from Charter Cable, Verizon DSL, and Invisalink. Forsythe moved to contract with Charter Cable for internet, phone and basic cable services with a construction fee of $1824.71 and a monthly charge of $169.00 per month. Second by Garber. Yes-5, No-O. Motion carried.
Fire on Grand River Rd.- G. Hubbard reported on the fire on Grand River Rd.
Demis & Wenzlick- Forsythe moved to accept the contract from Demis & Wenzlick for the 2009-2010 audit at a cost of $4,400.00. Second-by t. Ash. Yes- 5, No-O. Motion carried.
Library Services- Forsythe moved to have a special meeting on May 12,2010 at 7.00 pm at the Township hall to discuss library services for the Township. Second by Zdunic. Motion carried.
Hall Rental Agreement- Zdunic moved to accept the changes to the Hall rental signature page by adding number 5 as printed. Second by Forsythe. Yes-5 No-O. Motion carried.
Spring Clean-Up- Forsythe moved to have Zdunic place ads in the paper for the Spring Clean-Up day. Second by L. Ash. Yes-5, No-O. Motion carried.
Mich Par Plan Representative- No action taken.
Forsythe moved to adjourn. Second by L. Ash. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 9:20 pm.
Donna Ash, Clerk