Board Meeting Synopsis – Webster Township 3/20/18





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SYNOPSIS Webster Township Regular Board Meeting

March 20, 2018 7:00 P.M.

The Webster Township Board Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Supervisor John Kingsley on March 20, 2018 at the Webster Township Hall, 5665 Webster Church Road, Dexter, MI 48130.



Members present: Supervisor: John Kingsley, Clerk: Barbara Calleja, Treasurer: Carol Whitney, Trustees: Gary Koch, John Scharf, John Westman-absent, Richard Kleinschmidt, Zoning Administrator: Randy Raiford, Assessor: Bill Sinkule, and 12 citizens. Opened with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag.

Motion to approve the minutes as presented of the Webster Township Board of Trustees Regular Board Meeting held on February 20, 2018. Carried.

Motion to approve the agenda as presented. Carried.

Motion to amend Draft Budget FY 2019, line item # 101-209-705-000, Assessor hourly, from $6402.30 to $2000.00, as previously discussed. Carried.

Motion to adopt the Draft Budget FY 2019, as amended, with a millage to support the budget of .7648 mills for the General Fund, 3.4 mills for Public Safety, and .4908 mills for PDR. Carried.

Motion to accept Treasurer’s report and pay bills as presented, as well as those anticipated bills received before the April 17, 2018 meeting.             Carried.

Motion to adopt Resolution #03-18, for FY 2019 budget line item #101-209-704.000, Assessor salary, and line item #101-209-718.000, Assessor retirement and fringes as outlined in the employee handbook. Carried. Motion to adopt Resolution #04-18, for FY 2019 budget line item # 101-253-703.000, Deputy Treasurer salary. Carried. Motion to adopt Resolution #05-18, for FY 2019 budget line item # 101-215-703.000, Deputy Clerk salary. Carried.

Motion to adopt Resolution #06-18, for FY 2019 budget line item #101-412-705.000, Zoning Administrator/Property Inspector wages, and line item #101-412-718.000, Zoning Administrator retirement and fringes as outlined in the employee handbook. Carried.

Motion to adopt Webster Township Wage Policies: Appointed Boards FY 2019. Carried.

Motion to amend Budget Policies: FY 2019 to increase the pre-approval for expenditures from $1500 to $3500. Carried. Motion to adopt Budget Policies: FY 2019 as amended. Carried.

Motion to approve Farmland Agreement, P.A. 116 application #1-2018, Jason Wylie property under the name of Blitz Properties LLC, located in Webster Township, Tax ID #C-03-29-300-003. Carried.

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Motion for the Webster Township Board to move forward in providing better response times for Webster Township residents by creating a manned fire station with a dollar amount not to exceed 2.5 million. Carried.

Motion to set April 21, 2018 as the Webster Township Annual Roadside Cleanup  Day.  Carried.

Motion to approve paying Decker Insurance Invoice #2076 in the amount of $12,005. Carried.

Appointment of Constance Savander to the alternate position to the Zoning Board of Appeals to fill out the term ending in January 2021.

Motion to approve the expenditure of PDR funds, not to exceed $6500 to commission a survey and

environmental site assessment on property described in application 2006-1. Carried.

Motion to approve the expenditure of PDR funds, not to exceed $2500 for an appraisal on property described in application 2017-2. Carried.

Motion to move into Closed Session at 8:40 p.m. to discuss ongoing litigation with attorney.  Carried

Motion to move into Closed Session at 9:22 p.m. to discuss ongoing litigation with attorney. Carried.

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 10:23 p.m. Carried.

Respectfully submitted, Barbara Calleja, Clerk. Full minutes are available at www.twp.webster.mi.us

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Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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