STOCKBRIDGE TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING
February 20, 2017
Stockbridge Township Supervisor, CG Lantis called the Regular Stockbridge Township Board Meeting on February 20, 2017 at 7:32pm at the Stockbridge Township Hall. Stockbridge Township Board members present at the meeting: CG Lantis, Kris Lauckner, Becky Muraf, Ed Wetherell.
Stockbridge Township Board Members absent from the meeting: Terry Sommers
Pledge Allegiance: Lead by members of the Boy Scout Troop #768 Moment of Silence:
Review Agenda: added Police information and Jennifer from the Chamber to get approval dates for events on the square. Move Ingham County Sheriff Scott Wrigglesworth to the top of the agenda. Also to add Sheriff Adam Croley Stockbridge County Sheriff contact person. Lauckner motion to add Police information and Jennifer from the Chamber to the agenda and to move Ingham County Sheriff Scott Wrigglesworth and Sheriff Adam Croley to the top of the agenda. Wetherell Second. All in favor. Motion carried
Stockbridge Township Board Meeting Minutes: Lauckner motion to accept the January 16, 2017 minutes as printed. Wetherell second. All in favor. Motion carried Stockbridge Township Financial Report: Lauckner motion to accept the Financial Report. Wetherell second. All in favor. Motion carried Ingham County Sheriff Scott Wrigglesworth gave a brief history of his back ground. He talked about FBI Terrorism complaints, AHOD (All Hands on Deck Days) Policing with compassion, behavorial assesments, State recording Management system. Property checks have been reinstated. Sheriff Duty Adam Croley introduced himself he will be the Stockbridge contact person the voice for Stockbridge.
Old Business: Unadilla Trash Day: Unadilla Township is currently looking into when and where this will take place. Muraf will continue to follow up with Unadilla Township.
Citizen’s Comment: 7:57pm No comments
New Business: Molly Howlett for parks and recreation: Update on Planning Commission they are almost done with the updates on the ordinance book Planning Commission is sending 2 people to training and are currently studying up on Medical Marijuana.
Stockbridge is at a cross roads with 4 major trails. CG Lantis will be the contact person from the Stockbridge Township in the future for the development of the trials.
Appoint Mary Wilson to the Board of Reviews: Stockbridge Township Supervisor CG Lantis appointed Mary Wilson to the Stockbridge Board of Reviews. Mary accepted and is scheduled for training at the end of February. Set March Budget Meeting & Hearing: Stockbridge Township Budget Meeting will be held on Wednesday March 22, 2017 at 6pm at the Stockbridge Township Hall Stockbridge Township. Budget hearing will be held on Wednesday March 29, 2017 at 6pm at the Stockbridge Township Hall.
Nicole from the Chamber: Nicole wanted to get approval for A Day in The Village June 17th-18th 2017 and for Festival of Lights November 25th 2017. Lauckner Motion to allow The Chamber to use the Township square for A Day in The Village June 17th-18th 2017 and for Festival of Lights November 25th 2017. Wetherell Second. All in Favor Motion Carried.
Policing: Supervisor Lantis had a conversation with Village President Rob Hollenbeck and Chief of Police Jonnie Torres on what it will take to get Policing in Stockbridge Township. Lauckner asked about what it would cost for insurance, room in the budget, Stockbridge Township will have to talk to our Attorney and our accountant about if there is room in budget. This is an on-going conversation. Township Supervisor Lantis is looking for feedback from the community on this.
Pay Monthly Bills: amount of 236,062.43 Monthly bills are so high because we did write a big check for roads. Roll call Wetherell Yes, Lauckner Yes, Muraf Yes, Lantis Yes.
Presentation: Former Stockbridge Township Supervisor Paul Risner presented Former Stockbridge Township Clerk Mary Wilson with a letter from Former President Barak Obama congratulating Mary on her retirement from her years of service to Stockbridge Township. Supervisor Lantis added Former Supervisor Paul Risner’s picture to the wall of Former Supervisors. Citizens Comment:
8:31pm Adjourned: Stockbridge Township Supervisor CG Lantis called meeting a close at 8:33pm Submitted by Becky Muraf Stockbridge Township Clerk