Board Meeting Synopsis – Webster Township 8/21/18





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Webster Township Regular Board Meeting

August 21, 2018, 7:00 P.M.

The Webster Township Board Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Supervisor John Kingsley on August 21, 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, Richard Kleinschmidt, Zoning Administrator: Randy Raiford, Deputy Clerk: Donna Whitney and 7 citizens.



Motion to approve the minutes of the Webster Township Board of Trustees Regular Meeting held on July 17, 2018, as presented, and the Webster Township Board of Trustees Special Meeting held on August 9, 2018, as amended, to reflect that Resolution #12-18 is adopting Ordinance #04-18; Resolution #13-18 is adopting Ordinance #05-18; and Resolution #14-18 is adopting Ordinance #06-18. Carried.

Motion to approve the agenda asamended removing Old Business, line A until next meeting. Carried.

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

received before the September 18, 2018. Carried.

Motion to approve Resolution #15-18, as written, to adopt Ordinance #07-18, amending Zoning Ordinance

Sections 2.10, 13,105.A.(2) and 13.160.Carried.

Motion to approve Resolution #16-18, as written, to adopt Ordinance #08-18, amending the Public Nuisances Ordinance, Section 3.4. Carried.

Motion to approve Fireworks Permit, to be held at 8787 Black Pine, on September 29, 2018 with no

rain date scheduled. Carried.

Motion to approve the Webster Fall Festival Permit to be held on September 22, 2018 with the possible

inclusion of dogs allowed on Township Grounds for demonstration purposes only. Carried.

Motion to approve Webster Township 2018 Millage Rates (Tax Request), as presented, to be levied

December 2018: Operating at .7594, Public Safety at 3.372 and PDR at .4873. Carried.

Motion to approve the return of Riverside Cellar Escrow deposit. Carried.

Discussion –Three Webster Township volunteers were chosen to be on the Fire Code Committee.

Discussion – Discussed ordinances for a Fire Cost Recovery System.

Motion to approve Election Inspector pay changes. Increase Precinct Chair to $15/hr., create a Precinct

Co-Chair at $14/hr., Election Inspectors remain at $12/hr., increase Receiving Board to $14/hr. Carried.

Motion to confirm the appointment of Jason Wiley to PDR to finish term which expires on 12/31/18. Carried.

Motion to confirm the appointment of Sherry Simpson to the Dexter Library Board for a 6-year term. Carried.

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:17 p.m. Carried.

Respectfully submitted, Barbara Calleja, Clerk. www.twp.webster.mi.us for full meeting minutes.

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Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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