Annual Meeting

March 28, 2018

The Annual Township Board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on March 28, 2018, 7:00pm, at the Township Hall.

Present:               Matt Dutcher, Cindy Garber, Lee Ash, Donna Ash.
Township Attorney Lynn Bowne
Residents: Larry Johnson.
Not Present:       Nancy Zdunic

Garber moved to approve the agenda as printed. Second by Dutcher. Motion carried.
Dutcher moved to approve the minutes for the March 29, 2017 Annual meeting as printed. Second by L. Ash. All board members present in favor. Motion carried

Supervisor Comments: Lee Ash- Year End Report of Township Activities.

Old Business: None

New Business:

Meeting Dates – Regular Meeting dates have previously been approved as the first Monday of each month except for September which will be held on the second Monday.  All Meeting will be at 7:00pm at the Township Hall.

Salary Resolution – Resident Matt Dutcher moved to give all the elected officials a 5% raise.  Seconded by Resident Larry Johnson. Hand Vote: 5 yes, 0 no.  Motion carried.

Annual Meeting 2019 – The Board will determine the need for an annual meeting in December 2018.

2018 – 2019 Budget Presentation:

General Fund -                  

Revenues                          $ 627,702.51
Expenditures                      $ 601,075.00

Fire Fund -                         

Revenues                          $ 126,629.75
Expenditures                      $ 122,500.00

Cemetery Fund -              

Revenues                          $       600.00
Expenditures                      $       100.00

Ambulance Fund -            

Revenues                          $   49,480.00      
Expenditures                      $   49,480.00

SATA Fund -                       

Revenues                          $   18,675.28
Expenditures                      $   16,797.37

Revolving Fund -        

Revenues                            $       0.00
Expenditures                      $200,000.00

Public Comment:

Resident Larry Johnson asked several questions regarding the budget.
Representative Ben Fredrick spoke regarding current activates in the Legislature.
Attorney Lynn Bowne updated the Board on the current standing of the Township property purchase and discussed contract updates with Owosso Charter Township and MMR.

Garber moved to adjourn. Second by Dutcher. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 8:30pm.

The Bennington Township Budget Hearing was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on March 28, 2018, 8:30pm at the Bennington Township Hall.

Garber moved to approve the 2018 – 2019 budget as presented. Seconded by Dutcher. All board members present in favor. Motion carried.

Public Comment: None

L. Ash moved to adjourn. Second by Garber. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 8:31pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Donna Ash, Clerk