March 5, 2018
The Bennington Township regular board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on March 5, 2018, 7:00pm, at the Township Hall.
Present: Matt Dutcher, Cindy Garber, Lee Ash, Nancy Zdunic, Donna Ash.
L. Ash moved to approve the agenda as printed. Seconded by Dutcher. Motion carried.
Garber moved to approve the minutes for the February 5, 2018 as printed. Seconded by Zdunic. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented. Seconded by D. Ash. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to pay bills as presented in the amount of $23,817.12. Seconded by Dutcher. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
J. Bartz – Co. Comm. Update
Library – Garber – Update
Plan Comm. – D. Ash – Recommended approval of one variance, reappointment of two members and reviewed language amendments to Co. Zoning.
Dutcher moved to concur with the Township Planning Commission and reappoint Dick Demerly and Frank Gregory to the Planning Commission for a term of three years expiring April 2021. Seconded by L. Ash. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Dutcher moved to concur with the Township Planning Commission and recommend approval of Variance Application Request #PZBA18-001 to allow a single-family residential structure within the required 100’ waterfront setback for Tom Wiegel at Lot 7 of Manitou Knolls, Owosso, Property # 010-42-009-000. Contingent upon approval from the Lake Manitou Association and approval from Shiawassee County Health Department regarding septic. Seconded by L. Ash. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Hall Rental Policy for Clubs – Garber and L. Ash will work on a policy.
SATA Ballot Wording – L. Ash moved to approve the SATA ballot language as presented to levy up to .3333 mills each year for four years beginning 2018, and place the proposal on the August 7, 2018 ballot. Seconded by Garber. Roll call vote: L. Ash- yes, Garber- yes, Dutcher- no, Zdunic- yes, D. Ash- yes. Motion carried.
2018- 2019 Meeting Dates – Zdunic moved approve the 2018 – 2019 Regular Meeting Dates as presented for the first Monday of each month, 7:00pm, at the Township Hall, except for September which will be held on the second Monday of the month. Seconded by Dutcher. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
M.A.G.N.E.T. – Contribution request reviewed, no action taken.
Seventh-Day Adventist – Missionary work in the Township this summer. Reviewed, no action taken.
Junk Day – May 5, 2018, 8:00am – 12:00noon – Two bid received. Premier Waste Services 750.00/truck and Granger $1,312.50/truck. Zdunic moved to accept the bid form Premier Waste Services to provide the garbage truck for the Township Spring Cleanup Day at a cost of $750.00 per truck. Seconded by Dutcher. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Shiawassee County Road Commission Presentation. Managing Director Brent Friess, Commissioners Mike Constine and John Michalec . Reviewed the recommended 2018 road projects.
L. Ash moved to adjourn. Seconded by Dutcher. Motion carried.
Respectfully submitted,Donna Ash, Clerk