September 3, 2013
The Bennington Township regular board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on September 3, 2013, 7:00pm at the Township Hall.
Present: Jim Forsythe, Cindy Garber, Lee Ash, Nancy Zdunic, Donna Ash.
L. Ash moved approve the agenda with additions. Second by Forsythe. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to approve the minutes for the August 5, 2013 regular board meeting at printed. Second by Forsythe. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented. Second by Forsythe. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to pay bills as presented in the amount of $73,693.37. Second by Zdunic. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
John Hurd- Commented that the residents south of Bennington Road paid more for ambulance service, and Guy Hubbard mentioned at the last meeting that SSESA lends out the extra Ambulance, why does SSESA do this? The extra ambulance should be kept at SSESA I case it is needed.
Frank Gregory- Asked if Hibbard Road between the two Morrice Road is shared because it is need of repair. Supervisor Ash stated that this section of Hibbard Road was shared with Owosso Township.
Library- Humphrey- Minutes on file.
Co Comm- Jeff Bartz- Update.
Plan Comm- D. Ash- Reviewed text amendments to the Wind Energy Ordinance.
Roads- L.Ash- Road projects are complete. Discussion of brush cutting and spraying within the Township. This will be a discussion for next year projects.
Web Page- Forsythe- Update.
Basketball Court Lines- The lines are not straight and need to be fixed. L. Ash is waiting on a response from the builders.
SATA Contract- Forsythe moved to accept the contract with SATA for service from October 1, 2013 – September 30, 2014 at a cost not to exceed $14,456.50. Second by Garber. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Cemetery Transfer Deed Fee- Look into what other Townships charge.
Baby Burial Fee- Zdunic moved to charge $350.00 for a baby opening and closing fee on a weekday and $400.00 on a weekend. Second by Forsythe. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Cremation Fee- Zdunic moved to change the fee for cremation burial to $100.00. Second by L. Ash. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
L-4029- Forsythe moved to levy millage for December
2013 at a rate of 0.8672 for operating, 1.0 for fire, and 0.15 for SATA.
Second by Garber. All board
members in favor. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to adjourn. Second by L.Ash. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 8:15 pm.
Donna Ash, Clerk