August 5, 2013
The Bennington Township regular board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on August 5, 2013, 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. Second by L. Ash. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to approve the minutes for the July 1, 2013 regular board meeting as printed. Second by Garber. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented. Second by Zdunic. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to approve payment of bills as presented in the amount of $56,314.01. Second by L. Ash. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Kathy Root- Oakwood Cemetery has weeds coming up through the asphalt. There are also several markers that have no base under them and are sinking. Zdunic moved to have the Township pay the cost to place a base under six markers as the markers were placed prior to the ordinance requiring a base. Second by Forsythe. All board members in favor. Motion carried. There is also one marker with no base that has been place recently. The board will contact a family member regarding this marker.
Library- Humphrey- Minutes on file.
Plan Comm.- D. Ash- Next meeting August 29, 2013.
Roads- L. Ash- Gave the board members an Arm Mowing Proposal for the removal of brush along roads. The proposal will be reviewed by the board and placed on the next month agenda.
Web Page- Forsythe- Update.
Basketball Court- The basketball court is complete. There is an issue with the accuracy of the lines and there is still the need to place dirt around the edges.
Fireworks- A letter was received form Karen and Martin Stone regarding their complaint of the Nash Nurseries Fireworks Display on Saturday, July 27, 2013. The letter indicted that the fireworks display was “more extensive, lengthy, louder and extremely frustrating”. The letter suggested the board contact the Shiawassee County Sheriff Department for additional complaints. The clerk contacted the Sheriff’s Department and was told there was no record of any complaints on date of the fireworks. A letter will be sent to Nash Nurseries regarding the complaint and any additional fireworks permit applications will be reviewed with consideration of the time frame being adjusted if necessary.
D. Ash moved to adjourn. Second by L. Ash. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 8:23pm.
Donna Ash, Clerk