Board Meeting Minutes – Webster Township 1/15/19

Webster Township Regular Board Meeting                       

January 15, 2019, 7:00 P.M.

The Webster Township Board Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Supervisor John Kingsley on January 15, 2019 at the Webster Township Hall, 5665 Webster Church Road, Dexter, MI 48130. Members present: Supervisor: John Kingsley; Clerk: Barbara Calleja; Treasurer: Carol Whitney; Trustees: John Scharf, John Westman, Richard Kleinschmidt, Brant Savander; Zoning Administrator: Randy Raiford; Township Assessor: Bill Sinkule; Planning Commission Chair: Andrea Zamansky; Deputy Clerk: Donna Whitney and 22 citizens. 

Motion to approve the minutes of the Webster Township Board of Trustees Regular Meeting held on December 18, 2018. Carried.

Motion to approve the agenda asamended adding item G. Board of Review Appointment. Carried. 

Public Hearing Recreational Marihuana minutes can be viewed at

Motion to accept the Treasurer’s report and pay bills as presented, as well as those anticipated bills

received before the February 19, 2019 meeting. Carried.

No action taken on Middle Huron River Watershed Council. 

Motion to adopt Resolution No. 01-19.  Carried.

Motion to adopt Ordinance No. 01-19 to opt out of allowing recreational marihuana facilities within the boundaries of Webster Township at this time. Carried. 

Motion to approve of the PDR farmland agreement application (PA 116) for Base Lake Farm LLC 234 acres in Webster Township. Carried.

Motion to adopt the 2019 Webster Township Poverty Exemption Guideline. Carried.

Motion to approve the reappointment of John Westman to the DAFD Fire Board to represent Webster 

Township for a term of 6 years.  Carried.

Motion to adopt Resolution 02-19 as written, requesting the Michigan Township Association to be an intervening party in the ongoing Nixon vs. Webster Township litigation. Carried.

Motion to pay the approved PDR installment payment of $12, 920.00. Carried.

Motion to appoint Steve Zamansky to the Webster Township Board of Review for a 2-year term starting

January 1, 2019. Carried. 

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 p.m. Carried. 

Respectfully submitted, Barbara Calleja, Clerk

Full meeting minutes are available at

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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