Webster Township


Webster Township Regular Board Meeting

December 20, 2016

The Webster Township Board Meeting was called to order at 7:30 pm, by Supervisor John Kingsley on December 20, 2016 at the Township Hall, 5665 Webster Church Road Dexter, MI 48130.

Members present: Supervisor: John Kingsley, Clerk: Barbara Calleja, Treasurer: Carol Whitney, Trustees:

Gary Koch, John Scharf, John Westman, Richard Kleinschmidt.  Zoning Administrator: Randy Raiford,

Deputy Clerk: Donna Whitney, and 10 citizens.

Meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag

Approve Minutes: Motion to approve the minutes as presented, of the Webster Township Board of Trustees Regular Board Meeting on November 22, 2016. Motion carried.

Supervisor Remarks

Approve Agenda: Motion to approve the agenda as amended, adding in a New Business item to request funding for a PDR appraisal, and removing the New Business item of boundary changes. Motion carried.

Call to Public

Treasurer’s Report: Motion to accept Treasurer’s report and pay bills as presented, as well as those anticipated bills received before the January17, 2017 meeting. Motion carried.

Old Business:

New Business:

  1. Annexation of Mill Creek Outdoor Adventures: Motion to approve resolution #06-16 for the property

described as Mill Creek Outdoor Adventures LLC to be annexed into the City of Dexter.  Motion carried.

  1. Meeting Dates 2017: Motion to accept the 2017 Webster Township Board meeting dates with an amended

starting time of 7:00 p.m. Motion carried.

  1. Appointments: Motion to make the following appointments. Motion carried.

Planning Commission: Paul Zalucha, John Westman, Charles Estleman

Zoning Board of Appeals: Richard Kleinschmidt, Ernest Becker

Board of Review: Steve Bemis, Rob Ewing, Dita Triske-Albert

Farmland & Open Space Preservation Board (PDR): Susan Cooley, Tom Bloomer

Compensation Commission: Andrea Zamansky, Karl Fink

Motion to appoint Jennings Road residents Barbara Palkoski and Jeff Harms to an ad hoc committee for Jennings Rd.  Motion carried. Request for three volunteers plus one tie-breaker from the Township Board to serve on the ad hoc committee for Jennings Road. John Scharf, Carol Whitney, and Gary Koch volunteered.

  1. Proposed Fire Hall Consideration: Motion to postpone the decision of the fire hall indefinitely.

Motion carried.

  1. Request for funding for PDR Appraisal: Motion to approve the expenditure of PDR funding not to exceed

$2500 for an appraisal update for the property on application 2010-4. Motion carried.


Call to Public

Adjourn: Motion to adjourn the meeting.  The meeting adjourned at 9:56 pm.  Motion carried

Respectfully submitted, Barbara Calleja, Webster Township Clerk.

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