Board Meeting Synopsis – Lyndon Township 3/3/18





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LYNDON TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS

SYNOPSIS OF BOARD MEETING MINUTES

LYNDON TOWNSHIP – 17751 N. Territorial Road, Chelsea, MI  48118

Summary of Minutes, March 3, 2018—TOWNSHIP SPECIAL BOARD MEETING—Meeting called to order at 6:01 PM.  No Comment.  Items Approved:  Agenda as presented; Accepted A.R. Brouwer Proposal for the Lyndon Township Addition Project; Hiring a Part-Time Office Staff as Determined by Lyndon Township Board Based on Level of Experience.  Committee to Review Applicants:  Office Manager, Treasurer and Clerk.  Committee to Report Their Recommendation Back to the Lyndon Township Board for Approval.  The Meeting adjourned at 6:57 PM.  Summary of Minutes, March 13, 2018—TOWNSHIP SPECIAL BOARD MEETING—Meeting called to order at 6:00 PM.  No Public Comment.  Items Approved:  Agenda; The Private Road Variance for 20650 Hidden Lake Drive with the Conditions as Stated by the Township Engineer About the Culvert in His Letter, dated March 5, 2018.  The Meeting adjourned at 6:08 PM.  Summary of Minutes, March 13, 2018—TOWNSHIP SPECIAL BOARD MEETING—Meeting called to order at 7:00 PM.  No Comment.  Items Approved:  Agenda; Consent Agenda; Bills as Presented.  Zoning Administrator summarized his written report to the Board.  CAFA representative submitted a written report.  Gary Munce gave an update on the Broadband Initiative.  He stated that since the last meeting they have signed a contract with an engineering firm.  This firm will be developing the RFP to find a company to lay the fiber optic cable.  There was a kickoff meeting on March 1, 2018.  The engineering firm has also been driving around the Township to determine the length of roads and come back with a preliminary estimate of what the costs will be.  They have met with the Washtenaw County Road Commission as needed to understand their permitting process and understand what kinds of easements on private roads.  Where associations have been identified on private roads, they will work with them to provide information to residents on these roads. On March 6th a Request for Information (RFI) for Internet Service Provider (ISP) was sent out to 18 companies. The deadline for this RFI is March 29, 2018 at 12:00 Noon.  Items Approved:  State of Michigan Resolution for Certification of Spirit Sales and Consumption; Renominated Clerk as Alternate Member at Large to CAFA; Amended the 2017/2018 Budget to Include Office Staff Level I, II, and III on Adopted Lyndon Township Wages and Project Construction-Broadband; Tabled Resolution 18-01 2017 Amendment to Washtenaw County Solid Waste Management Plan; Tabled the Consumers Energy Company Electric Franchise Ordinance.  The Meeting adjourned at 8:00 PM.  Summary of Minutes, March 26, 2018—TOWNSHIP SPECIAL BOARD MEETING—Meeting called to order at 5:30 PM.  No Comment.  Items Approved:  Agenda; Hire Taylor & Morgan to Prepare a Cost Benefit Analysis in Accordance with the Michigan Telecommunications Act and Other Guidelines Set Forth by the Township; Authorized Supervisor to Sign the Taylor & Morgan Proposal to Prepare a Cost Benefit Analysis in Accordance with Michigan Telecommunications Act and Other Guidelines Set Forth by the Township Upon Approval by Township Legal Counsel; Authorized Paying Out of General Fund, the Daugherty Tree Service LLC Invoice for $500 Until the Township Can Get Further Clarification on Obtaining an Extension on the Environmental Stewardship Grant from Enbridge Energy Limited Partnership.  The Meeting adjourned at 5:56 PM.  Summary of Minutes, March 27, 2018—TOWNSHIP SPECIAL BOARD MEETING—Meeting called to order at 10:30 AM.  No Comment.  Items Approved:  Agenda.   Presentation on IT and Website Support.  The Meeting adjourned at 10:45 AM.

Prepared by Office Manager:  Janet K. Gilkey

Approved by Supervisor, Marc  E. Keezer

Linda Reilly, Township Clerk

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Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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