Meeting Synopsis – Webster Township 5/21/19





Webster Township 

SYNOPSIS Regular Board Meeting

May 21, 2019, 7:00 P.M.

The Webster Township Board Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Supervisor John Kingsley on May 21, 2019 at the Webster Township Hall, 5665 Webster Church Road, Dexter, MI 48130. Members present: Supervisor John Kingsley; Clerk Barbara Calleja; Treasurer Carol Whitney; Trustees John Scharf, John Westman, Brant Savander; Richard Kleinschmidt; Zoning Administrator Randy Raiford; Township Assessor Bill Sinkule; Deputy Clerk Donna Whitney; and 15 citizens.



Motion to approve the minutes of the Webster Township Board of Trustees Regular Meeting held on April 16, 2019. Carried.

Motion to approve the agendaas amended, adding item F. Dexter Area Historical Society and item G. Webster Township 2019 Master Plan Survey, to new business. Carried. 

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

received before the June 18, 2019 meeting.   Carried. 

Motion to accept the May 21, 2019 Webster Township Ethics Policy, as noted and amended tonight. Carried.

Motion to authorize Supervisor Kingsley to enter into a third agreement with the Washtenaw County Road Commission for the following proposed 2019 local road projects. Huron River Drive, from N. Territorial Rd. to Walsh Rd. – work to include the spot application of 23a limestone (approx. 2700 tons) with associated dust control and project restoration for an estimated cost of $50,600.00. Gregory Rd. from Mast Rd. to Zeeb Rd. – work to include the spot application of 23a limestone (approx. 2600 tons) with associated dust control and project restoration for an estimated cost of $48,700.00. for a total of $99,300.00. Carried.  

Motion to renew our Michigan Township Participating Plan Insurance Policy for a total annual premium of $11,969 for coverage through 4/1/2020. Carried

Motion to authorize additional fee adjustments for the fire station design of $8,700.00 for electrical engineering and photometric, and $9,190,00 for mechanical and plumbing. Carried. 

Confirmation of the appointment of Linda Hosford to the Webster Township Farmland and Open Space

Board for a term ending 12/31/2020.

Motion to approve paying MTA annual dues in the amount of $5,753 plus an additional $172.59 for the

legal defense discretionary assessment, for a total of $5925.59. Carried.

Motion to approve the expenditure of $250.00 to Dexter Area Historical Society for continued public

Relations and keeping of Webster genealogy records.  Carried.

Motion to approve the expenditure of up to $2500.00 for printing and postage to mail the 2019

summer tax bills together with the Webster Township 2019 Master Plan Survey, with the final version of the survey being approved by the township supervisor. Carried.     

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:29 p.m. Carried

Respectfully submitted, Barbara Calleja, Clerk

Full minutes are available at www.twp.webster.mi.us





Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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