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March 13, 2014


March 13, 2014






MARCH 13, 2014



            A regular meeting of the Elmira Township board was held on March 13, 2014 at the Elmira Township hall commencing at 6:00 p.m. with Supervisor, Diane Franckowiak calling the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.


            Members present were Supervisor, Diane Franckowiak, Treasurer, Diane Purgiel and Trustees, Dale Holzschu and Leonard Skop.  Clerk, Susan Schaedig was absent.


            Resident and Ordinance Officer, Ron Geiger was present.


            Diane P  made a motion to approve the February minutes as presented.  Seconded by Diane F and carried.


            Leonard inquired about Marvin & Janice Smith’s visit in regard to opening a small engine repair in the village of Elmira.  The Smiths were informed by the township to follow proper procedures and apply at the Otsego County Building & Zoning department.


            Diane P will contact Building & Zoning and inform them of the Smith’s intent.



            Ron stated that he will be sending a follow up letter to remind the Delaneys that they must clean up the site on Stonycroft.


            The complaint on Trunk Lane is on hold until the snow is gone.


            Ron will not be at the next meeting in April.



            Dale reported that they discussed the park renovations.



            Diane F stated that they discussed millage.



            10494  Paul Hartmann, PC mtg                                                                      110.00

`           10495  Jay Maufort, PC mtg                                                                          110.00

            10496  Duane Hoffman, PC mtg                                                                    110.00

            10497  Dale Holzschu, Trustee salary & PC mtg                                           238.87

            10498  Susan Schaedig, clerk salary                                                             1,059.99

            10499  Ron Geiger, Ordinance Officer & Liquor Inspector, salary               242.26

            10500  Leonard Skop, Trustee salary                                                             128.87

            10501  Diane Franckowiak, Supv salary, Assessing Ass’t, BOR class       1,553.74

            10502  Mich Municipal Treas’s Ass’n, registration                                        325.00

            10503  Elmira-Warner Fire Authority, reimburse GLE billings-hall               393.03

            10504  VOID

            10505  D & D Assessing                                                                              1,700.00

            10506  Diane Franckowiak, reimb mileage, phone & internet, computer       150.24

            10507  VOID                                                                                                 

            10508  James Theisen, PC mtg                                                                       110.00

            10509  Calvin Thomas, hall cleaning                                                                 50.00

            10510  United States Postal Service, postage                                                               98.00

            10511  Diane Purgiel, Treasurer salary                                                         1,533.61

            10512  Diane Purgiel, reimb mileage                                                                 72.80

            10513  Warner Township, Maple Hill Cemetery                                          1,125.00

            10514  Amerigas                                                                                             367.56

            10515  Sandra Purgiel, Deputy Treasurer wages                                            281.25

            10516  Waste Management                                                                            103.63

            10517  Diane Purgiel, reimb phone & internet                                                  92.00

            10518  Susan Schaedig, reimb phone & internet, mileage                                 47.92

            10519  The Home Depot, 3 toilets                                                                  627.00

            10520  Michigan Dept of Treasury, 1st quarter taxes                                      704.74

            10521  Great Lakes Energy                                                                               57.04

            10522  Centurylink                                                                                            44.93

            10523  D & H Excavating                                                                              280.00

            10524  Roderick Wright, March BOR                                                           270.00

            10525  Ken Tomaski, March BOR, class                                                        380.00

            10526  Cynthia Prusakiewicz, March BOR                                                    330.00

            10527  Great Lakes Energy                                                                            406.81



            Leonard made a motion to pay the bills.  Seconded by Dale and carried.



M Bank CD  102,233.94    M Bank Savings   81,907.52       NWST  CD   110,211.39

First Federal ICS    230,683.32     Gen Fund Ckg  First Federal    65,286.03

TOTAL   590,322.20


Diane P reported that she has balanced with the County and the overall tax collection went well.                                                                                                                                


            She had a problem with our assessor providing a document she requested.  Diane P suggested that it be in the next contract that the assessor provides the documentation to the treasurer.



            Diane F reminded the board of the annual meeting with the Road Commission on March 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m..


            The board reviewed the Warner Township cemetery expenses.



            There will be an election on May 6, 2014 for Sportsplex millage.


            Diane Franckowiak  made a motion in the form of a resolution to adopt the Otsego County 2014 Mitigation Plan.  Seconded by Diane Purgiel and carried.


AYES:  Diane Franckowiak, Diane Purgiel, Leonard Skop, Dale Holzschu

NAYES:  None

ABSENT:  Susan Schaedig


            The meeting was recessed at 6:30 p.m. for the budget hearing.  Meeting resumed at 6:50 p.m..


            Diane F made a motion to amend the General Fund Planning Commission budget $166.43 to come from Fund Balance.  Seconded by Diane P and carried.


            Diane F made a motion to amend the General Fund Board of Review budget $153.22 to come from Fund Balance.  Seconded by Diane P and carried.


            Diane F made a motion to amend the General Fund Liquor Inspection budget $15.60 to come from Fund Balance.  Seconded by Diane P and carried.


            There being no further business to come before the board Leonard made a motion to adjourn.  Seconded by Diane P and carried.  Meeting adjourned at 7:00 p.m..



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