Board of Trustees Meeting Synopsis – Lima Township 3/12/18





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LIMA TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Synopsis of Regular Meeting Minutes

March 12, 2018



CALL TO ORDER:  At 7:00 PM the meeting was called to order by Supervisor Maier and opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.  Present was Supervisor Maier, Clerk Bater, Treasurer Havens, and Trustees Laier and Luick.  Also present was many residents of Lima Township.

AGENDA APPROVAL:  Trustee Laier moved, supported by Luick to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried

MINUTES APPROVAL: Trustee Laier moved, supported by Luick to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 12, 2018 as presented.  Motion carried

PUBLIC COMMENT:  None

TREASURER’S REPORT:  Submitted

OLD BUSINESS: Township Hall Project:  All movement on the township hall project is on hold pending the possibility of CAFA purchasing the property it is currently occupying.  No action taken.

Township Hall Radon Test Results – Main floor is 1.6 and 2.3 in the basement.  Radon levels are now within save ranges in a one-week time frame after the new remediation system was installed.  No further action.

Resolution: Waived Assessment & Collection of Property Transfer Fees –  Board adopted this resolution at February meeting, however it was not Offered/Supported in the process so it is being brought back before the board for proper adoption.  This resolution will allow the township to opt-out of the collection of the State-allowed property transfer affidavit late filing fees for all property transfers within the township.

Resolution #2018-02 WAIVED ASSESSMENT & COLLECTION-PROPERTY TRANSFER AFFIDAVIT FEES was offer by Trustee Luick and supported by Bater.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Township of Lima shall waive the assessment and collection of the State-allowed property transfer affidavit late filing fees for all property transfers within the township.

Upon roll call vote, the following voted “Aye”.   Laier, Bater, Maier, Havens, Luick           The following voted “Nay”.  None

The supervisor declared resolution adopted on 3/12/2018.

NEW BUSINESS:

Annual Meeting/Work Session – Washtenaw County Road Commission.  Road Projects/grading/dust control meeting is scheduled for April 9, 2018 at 6:00 PM at the Lima Township Hall.

APPROVAL of ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AND PAYROLL: Laier moved, supported by Luick to pay bills ($31,358.49) and payroll ($9,284.61).  Motion carried

CORRESPONDENCE:

Trinkle Road – Citizen request for widening and lowering of road to correct safety hazard on hill near high school.

This location will be more formally addressed at the Township’s annual meeting with the Washtenaw County Road Commission and discussed with all other road projects.

REPORTS: Given

PUBLIC COMMENT:  Joe Zynda commented/questioned regarding the possible resident survey discussed at February board meeting.

ADJOURNMENT:  Moved by Laier, supported by Havens to adjourn at 7:58 PM.  Motion carried

Respectfully Submitted

Elaine Bater, Township Clerk

This record is an un-approved synopsis of the complete meeting minutes which may be read, after approval, at www.twp-lima.org.

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Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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