Board of Trustees Meeting Synopsis – Dexter Township 5/15/18

Dexter Township

6880 Dexter-Pinckney Rd.

Dexter, MI 48130

(734) 426-3767

Synopsis of Action of the Dexter Township Board of Trustees

Regular Board Meeting May 15, 2018

Called to order at 7:02 PM

Members Present: Supervisor Rider, Clerk Ceo, Treasurer Brushaber, Trustees Compton, Drolett, Gajewski and Mesko.

Also Present: Zachary Michels, Director of Planning and Zoning

Supervisor’s Remarks: Work is being done on the outdoor warning system. Washtenaw County Road Commission will be starting work on Dexter Townhall Road Thursday May 17, 2018.

Call to the Public:  Thomas Bourque, Pittsfield Township resident, introduced himself as a candidate for Washtenaw County 14A District Court Judge.

Oral Reports: Trustee Compton, Broadband Committee Chair, gave an update on the Broadband committee initiatives.  Supervisor Rider advised no updates on the Township Hall remodel.

The Board took the following action: Approved the Agenda for May 15, 2018 Board meeting; Approved the minutes from the April 17, 2018 Regular Board Meeting; Approved the minutes from the May 1, 2018 Special Board Meeting; Approved the minutes from the May 8, 2018 Special Board Meeting; Approved the consent agenda, approving the Portage Lake fireworks display application by Mr. Locher, approving the Portage Lake fireworks display application by PLASCO; approving support to the Dexter Area Historical Society in the amount of $250, approving to exempt the Ann Arbor Moose Lodge from a development agreement with the Township for an approved site plan; Approved the appointment of Linda Singer as alternate member to the Multi-Lakes Water and Sewer Authority Board; Approved June 12, 2018 at 9am for a Special Board Meeting to discuss the Draft Zoning Ordinance and Draft changes to the Zoning Map; Approved motion to revise Ordinance 37, Acquiring Property Development Rights, to address concerns of the Board and to be presented at the June Board of Trustees meeting for review.

Board also discussed: Request for a ballot proposal reference funding Purchase of Development Rights to be placed on the November 2018 ballot.

Board also authorized payment of: General Fund bills totaling $72,859.10, Fire Fund bills totaling $60,979.75, Police Fund bills totaling $41,253.58, Fire Sub-Station Fund bills totaling $56.50, Agency Fund bills totaling $3,000.00 and gross monthly payroll of $25,519.60.

Second Call to the Public: None

The meeting was adjourned at 9:55 PM.

Debra A. Ceo, Clerk, Dexter Township

Approved by Harley B. Rider, Supervisor, Dexter Township

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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