May 7, 2018
The Bennington Township regular board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lee Ash on May 7, 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 with the addition of Cemeteries. Seconded by Dutcher. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to approve the minutes for the April 2, 2018 regular board meeting as printed. Seconded by Dutcher. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented. Seconded by Dutcher. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Zdunic moved to pay bills as presented in the amount of $41,151.60. Seconded by Garber. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Travis Smith- Questions how many bids were received for the recent job on the Brewer Rd. driveway, along with the Townships policy on competitive bidding.
Ed Franks – Asked for a report on the ridership of SATA along with SATA’s relationship with another company that runs out of the same building.
Library – Garber – Update.
Plan Comm – D. Ash – Land Use Update is still in the process.
Roads – L. Ash – Update.
Unfinished Business: None
Owosso Township Ambulance/MMR – MMR Operation Manager Matt Kehn along with MMR Brett Hanson were present to discuss the increase in cost for the services that MMR provides along with a new contract. After discussion the contract would be rewritten and presented at the next meeting.
2017 – 2018 Audit – L. Ash moved to accept the engagement letter from VMC & Associates to complete the 2017 – 2018 audit for the Township at a cost of $4,525.00. Seconded by Garber. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
Cemeteries – Zdunic asked about planting rose bushes at the cemetery signs instead of annuals. L. Ash moved to approve the purchase of six rose bushes for the cemetery signs. Seconded by Dutcher. All board members in favor. Motion carried.
L. Ash moved to adjourn. Seconded by Dutcher. Motion carried.
Adjournment at 7:42 pm.
Donna Ash, Clerk