February 3, 2014
The Bennington Township regular board was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on February 3, 2014, 7:00pm at the Township Hall.
Present: Jim Forsythe, Cindy Garber, Lee Ash, Nancy Zdunic, Donna Ash.
Forsythe moved to approve the agenda as printed. Second by Zdunic. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to approve the minutes for the January 13, 2014 regular board meeting as printed. Second by L. Ash. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to approve Treasurer’s report as presented. Second by Forsythe. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to approve the bills as presented in the amount of $17,259.90. Second by Forsythe. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Owosso Township Fire Department- Dave Johnson and Mike Thornburg gave a year end report.
Deputy Duffield- Sherriff’s Department Update.
John Hurd questioned the reimbursement from MDOT for State Roads.
Library-E. Humphrey- Update. Minutes on file.
Plan Comm- D. Ash- Update.
Roads-L. Ash- Update.
Web Page- Forsythe- Update.
Hall Maintenance Position- Forsythe moved to accept the bid form Munro Enterprise to mow the Township Hall lawn at a cost of $75.00per mow and to roll the lawn at a cost of $75.00. Second by D. Ash. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to hire Alvin Root II and Kathy Root to fill the position of Hall Maintenance of Township Properties and cleaning of hall at a cost of $10.00 per hour per person with a start date of March 17, 2014. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Weinert’s Tree Service bid was made in error and therefore will not be honored to complete the work in the cemeteries.
Poverty Exemption- Forsythe moved to approve the Township Poverty Exemption Guidelines Resolution for 2014. Second by Garber. All board members in favor. Motion carried. (Complete wording of resolution is available at the Township Hall or on the web at bennington-township.org)
Board Salary Resolution- No action taken.
Annual Meeting- Garber moved to hold the Township Annual meeting on March 26,2014, 7:00pm, at the Township Hall with the Budget Hearing immediately following. Second by Forsythe. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Forsythe moved to adjourn. Second by L. Ash. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 8:55pm.
Donna Ash, Clerk