SYNOPOSIS OF UNAPPROVED MINUTES





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SYNOPOSIS OF UNAPPROVED MINUTES

LIMA TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

LIMA TOWNSHIP HALL



PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING/SPECIAL MEETING

Monday, March 14, 2016, 6:00 P.M.

The meeting was called to order at 6:07 p.m. and opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.  Present were Supervisor Maier,

Treasurer Havens, Trustee McKenzie and Trustee Laier.  Clerk Bater joined the meeting at 6:15 p.m.  Also present were

several residents and guests.

Motion by McKenzie, supported by Laier to approve the agenda.  Motion carried.

Motion by McKenzie, supported by Laier to table journal entries to adjust the 2015-2016 Budget until after final March

invoices have been paid.  Motion carried.

Supervisor Maier called the Public Budget Hearing to order for the proposed 2016-2017 Lima Township Budget.  Copies

of the balanced budget in the amount of $557,366.00 were available for review.

Supervisor Maier declared the public hearing closed at 6:16 p.m.

Motion by McKenzie, supported by Laier that Lima Township continue the millage of approximately 0.819 mils, to

support the 2016-2017 Lima Township Budget.  Motion carried.

Motion by Trustee Laier, supported by Treasurer Havens that the Lima Township Fire Protection Special Assessment of

1.65 mils be set aside as long as the CAFA millage is in effect.  Motion carried.

Motion by Laier, supported by McKenzie to approve the Lima Township, March 2, 2016 Proposed Budget draft for 2016-

2017 as presented in the amount of $557,366.00.  Motion carried.

Upon a roll call vote, the following voted:  Ayes: Laier, Bater, Maier, McKenzie and Havens.  Nays:  None. Absent:  None.

Motion by Laier, supported by McKenzie that the Lima Township Board of Trustees consider Resolution #2016-005, to

establish Township Board salaries.

BE IT RESOLVED, that this resolution is subject to MCLA 41.95(3). In a township that does not hold an annual meeting,

the salary for officers composing the township board shall be determined by the township board, and the salaries shall

be increased by two percent.

LET IT BE FURTHER RESOLVED, that as of April 1, 2016, the salaries of the Township Board members shall be as follows:

Supervisor $27,044, exclusive of assessing duties, Clerk $27,044, Treasurer $27,044, and $3,311 each of two trustees.

Upon a roll call vote, the following voted:  Ayes: Laier, Bater, Maier, McKenzie and Havens.  Nays:  None. Absent: None.

Resolution declared adopted.

Motion by Laier, supported by Havens to adjourn the 2016-2017 Budget Hearing/Special Meeting.  Motion carried.

Elaine Bater, Lima Township Clerk

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