Meeting Minutes – Sylvan Township 2/5/19





Minutes of the Sylvan Township Board meeting

February 5, 2019

18027 Old U.S. 12, Chelsea, MI 48118 

Call to Order at 7:05 p.m.



Motion to approve agenda by Koseck, supported by Branham.  All ayes, motion carried.

Motion to approve January draft minutes by Koseck, supported by Branham.  All ayes, motion carried.  

Presentation of Citizen of the Year award to current Planning Commission Chair David Seitz.  

Public Comment, Committee Reports, Board Reports and Department Reports were given.  

Old Business:  Wightman Proposed Contract for Water and Sewer Tap and Connection Fees-Motion to table item for a work session with the Board by Kennedy, supported by Jabara.  All ayes, none opposed.  Motion carried.  Motion to approve the Zayo Group METRO Act permit application by Koseck, supported by Branham.  All ayes, none opposed.  Motion carried.  

New Business:  Supervisor McKernan calls for a Work Session on the 2019-2020 budget on Wednesday, February 13 at 6:00 p.m.  Clerk Kennedy will create a Notice.  Motion to make changes to Payroll Policy PER30 by Kennedy, supported by Koseck.  All ayes, motion carried.  

Motion to table discussion of adoption of Fire Code until next meeting by Koseck, supported by Branham.  All ayes, motion carried.  Motion to approve 2019 Sylvan Township Poverty and Hardship Guidelines by Koseck, supported by Branham.  All ayes, motion carried.  

Motion to approve Infrastructure Alternatives contract by Koseck, supported by Branham.  All ayes, motion carried.  Discussion of moving April Board of Trustees meeting due to conflict with Michigan Township Association annual conference.  Motion by Branham to move April 2 meeting date back to Tuesday, March 26 supported by Kennedy.  All ayes, none opposed.  Motion carried.   

Public Comment was given.

Motion to adjourn by Branham, supported by Koseck.  All ayes, none opposed.  Motion carried.  

This is a synopsis of the minutes. To view minutes in the entirety, please visit www.sylvan-township.org. 

Respectfully submitted, Kathleen Kennedy, Sylvan Township Clerk 





Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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