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April 2015 minutes


April 2015 minutes



APRIL 9, 2015



            A regular meeting of the Elmira Township board was held on April 9, 2015 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, Trustees, Leonard Skop and Dale Holzschu and Deputy Clerk, Heidi Mead.  Clerk, Sue Schaedig and Treasurer, Diane Purgiel were excused.


            Leonard made a motion to approve the minutes as presented.  Seconded by Dale and carried.



            No one in attendance.



            Leonard reported that Gloria suggested the Elmira Township board and the ETPC participate in the Adopt A Hwy program.  Two PC board members may attend a training at Boyne Mt..  Duane will contact MTA and the Otsego County Parks & Recreation Dept.  for information as to what is required to have a Parks and Rec Subcommittee.



            10926  Susan Schaedig, clerk salary                                                                         1,059.91

            10927  Susan Schaedig, reimb phone, internet, postage, mileage                              62.50

            10928  Dale Holzschu, trustee salary                                                                         128.83

            10929  S.A.N.E.                                                                                                          1,000.00

            10930  Diane Purgiel, treasurer’s salary                                                                  1,533.49

            10931  Ron Geiger, ordinance officer, liquor inspector wages                                 243.78

            10932  Randall Osgood, March PC meeting                                                              110.00

            10933  Leonard Skop, trustee salary, March PC meeting                                          238.83

            10934  Jay Maufort, March PC meeting                                                                    110.00

            10935  Gloria Torello, March PC meeting                                                                 130.00

            10936  Duane Hoffman, March PC meeting                                                              110.00

            10937  Diane Franckowiak, supervisor’s salary                                                         803.67

            10938  D & H Excavating, march plowing                                                                    45.00

            10939  Spartan Sewer & Septic                                                                                    90.00

            10940  Walmart, BOR food, cleaner                                                                            41.58

            10941  Waste Management                                                                                       108.83

            10942  D & D Assessing                                                                                            2,085.00

            10943  VOID                                                                                                                           

            10944  Diane Franckowiak, reimb, phone-internet, use of computer                         50.00

            10945  Michigan Townships Association, registration Randy Osgood                         79.00

            10946  Heidi Mead, Deputy Clerk, April mtg                                                             120.00

            10947  Calvin Thomas, hall cleaning                                                                          118.75

            10948  Otsego County Economic Alliance                                                                  750.00

            10951  Michigan Association of Planning, dues PC Members                                   360.00

            10952  GBS Inc., automark cartridge                                                                           36.01

            10953  Bridgeway, annual generator service                                                                        232.77

            10954  Election Systems & Software, annual service Accuvote, Automark                 93.10

            10955  Alpine Web, qrtly website hosting                                                                  105.00

            10956  Great Lakes Energy                                                                                         458.40

            10957  Centurylink                                                                                                        45.12

            EFTPS   April taxes                                                                                                      795.32


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



            MBank CD   102,233.94    MBank Svgs  82,105.56   Chem Bank CD  110,696.87

First Fed ICS   21,181.71   Gen Fund  Ckg  101,742.90  Comm Fin CD  210,000.00 

TOTAL  627,960.98


First Merit Tax Dep  1,883.33   Ckg  6,000.00   TOTAL  7,883.33



            Diane F gave an update on hall remodeling quotes.


            Wolverine Power update:  Wolverine may have to ask for right-a-way due to possibly having to hook up at a different location.


            The DEQ will hold a public hearing on May 13, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.  for the public to offer comment on granting an air quality permit for the proposed power plant.



            Diane F made a motion to appoint Doreen Ostrander, Sandy Purgiel and Heidi Mead to the Election board for the Special Election on May 5, 2015.  Seconded by Leonard and carried.


            Charlton  Twp will be hosting the township officers meeting on April 21st.


            There being no further business to come before the board Leonard made a motion to adjourn.  Seconded by Dale and carried.  Meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m..


Heidi Mead, Deputy Clerk

Susan Schaedig, Clerk

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