Clarence Township, Calhoun County Michigan


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Minutes CLARENCE TOWNSHIP - Regular Meeting APRIL 8, 2019


CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Supervisor R. Fisher.


PLEDGE TO FLAG:


Present: R. Fisher, W. Obrinske, L. Kubiak, S. Ott and S. Proteau


MINUTES: The minutes of the March 11, 2019 meeting were presented.
Motion by S. Ott and supported by W. Obrinske to accept minutes as printed. Approved


TREASURER REPORT: The Treasurerís report was received with $999,0650.52 in Township Funds. Motion by L. Kubiak and supported by W. Obrinske to accept the Treasurerís report subject to audit. Roll call taken 5 ayes 0 nays Approved


GUEST SPEAKER: Gary Tompkins 7th District County Commissioner reported that the Commissioners have approved a 2-year contract with Lakeland Asphalt (low bid @$44 a ton primary provider) & Michigan paving ($52 a ton secondary provider) to provide plant pick-up of hot mix asphalt paving materials. There would be only one County Commissionerís meeting this month April 9th, would be going over the Equalization figures for the 2019.



CITIZENS COMMENTS: None



CORRESPONDANCE: None.



COMMITTEE REPORTS: Zoning Officer sent letter to resident on North Shore Drive for a permit Violation.


Fire Board: Fire Board: Linda: Linda/Walt: Fire Board will be meeting every other month now.

Calhoun Road Dept.: Walt: None.
Planning Commission: Sue: Planning Commission Tuesday June 11, and public hearing at 7:00 p.m.
Website: Ken Cool: None.
Five Year Township Recreation Plan:  Linda: Next meeting will be May 21st at 10:00 a.m.


OLD BUSINESS: Road Fund this year to repair M Drive North from 24 Mile Road to 26 Mile Road.


NEW BUSINESS: Supervisor Fisher went over the Summary of Funds for Fiscal year April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. Motion by L. Kubiak and supported by W. Obrinske. Yes. 5 ayes 0 nays
Operational Millage Renewal-Headlee Amendment. Motion by S. Ott and supported by L. Kubiak to place the Proposal on the August 6, 2019 election for Operational Millage Renewal. Roll call vote taken; Ott yes, Proteau yes, Fisher yes, Kubiak yes, Obrinske yes. 5 ayes 0 nays motion approved

Bids for black topping East parking lot and seal coating west parking lot from Smiley Coating & More for $14,750.00 and Quality Asphalt Paving Inc. for $16,250.00. Motion by W. Obrinske and supported by L. Kubiak to award the contract to Smiley Coating & More for $14,750.00. Roll vote taken: Kubiak yes, Obrinske yes, Ott yes, Proteau yes, and Fisher yes. 5 ayes 0 nays motion approves

SDM or Beer and Wine License for Visionduckopent LLC DBA; Duck Lake General Store was presented to the Township Board for approval. Motion by Linda Kubiak and supported by Sue Ott to approve the Beer and Wine license. Roll call vote taken; Proteau yes, Fisher yes, Kubiak yes, Obrinske yes, Ott yes. 5 ayes 0 nays motion approved



CITIZENS-COMMENTS - None.


PAY BILLS: Motion by W. Obrinske and supported by S. Ott to pay bills for the end of March in the amount of $18,940.34. Roll call vote taken: 5 ayes 0 nays motion approved
Motion by W. Obrinske and supported by S. Ott to pay bills for the first part of April in the amount of 10,991.24. Roll call vote taken: 5 ayes 0 nays motion approved.


Motion by S. Ott supported by S. Proteau to adjourn the meeting at 7:44 p.m. Approved

Sheryl Proteau Clarence Township Clerk