The Bennington Township regular board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on April 2, 2012, 7:00pm at the Township Hall.
Present: Cindy Garber, Lee Ash, Nancy Zdunic, Donna Ash. Jim Forsythe arrived at 7:09pm.
Zdunic moved to approve the agenda with the addition of Spring Clean up. Second by L. Ash. Motion carried.
Garber moved to approve the minutes as printed for the March 5, 2012 regular board meeting, the March 14, 2012 special board meeting and the March 28, 2012 special board meeting. Second by Zdunic. All board members present in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to approve the Treasurer's report as presented. Second by Zdunic. All board members present in favor. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to pay bills as presented in the amount of $19,404.81. Second by Garber. Ail board members present in favor. Motion carried.
Public Comment: None
(Board member Jim Forsythe arrived, 7:09pm.)
Library Board: Ed Humphrey- Directors report on file.
Plan Comm: D. Ash- The Master Plan Update public hearing will be on April 26, 2012, 7;00pm at the Township Hall. Recommended a land division approval and reappointed two board members. Forsythe moved to concur with the Township Planning Commission recommendation and approve one land division and one adjoining land division for Wayne Schmidtfranz, Trust on parent parcel 010-21-100-001. Second by L. Ash. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to concur with the Township Planning Commission
recommendation and reappoint Dick Demerly and Frank Gregory to the
Township Planning Commission for a three year term ending April 2015.
Second by Zdunic. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Roads: L. Ash- The total amount for the 2012 road improvement projects for the Township is $159,327.71. Forsythe moved to approve the Road contracts for the Township for a total of $159,327.71 and authorize the Supervisor to sign the contracts. Second by L. Ash. All board members present in favor. Motion carried. (An itemized list of road projects is available at the Township Hall.)
Web Page: Forsythe: Update.
SSESA Contract: Guy Hubbard- The additional 0.25 mills that are requested is used to build up an equipment fund to purchase a new truck. L. Ash moved to approve the contract with SSESA for 2012 at a cost of 1.25mills with the deletion of Sec. 6.17. Second by Garber. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Spring Clean Up- May 5, 2012, 8:00am to 12:00 noon at the Township Hall.
National MS Society: The National MS Society will be having a bike race that will go through the Township on July 14 and 15.
Driveway Bids: Bids were received from Smith Sand & Gravel. Cordier Excavating, and Fisher Gravel & Demolition. Bids were reviewed and no action taken.
Forsythe moved to adjourn. Second by L. Ash. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 7:55pm.
Donna Ash, Clerk