Frenchtown township 7/26/2016 meeting minutes

PAID PUBLIC NOTICE

 

 

FRENCHTOWN

CHARTER TOWNSHIP

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

MINUTES JULY 26, 2016

 A Regular Meeting of the Frenchtown Charter Township Board was held on July 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Township Hall, 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, Michigan.

PRESENT: SUPERVISOR-Jim McDevitt, CLERK-Mark J. Baker, TREASURER-Rhonda Sommers, TWP. ATTORNEY-Kerry Bondy, TRUSTEE-Donald Lingar, TRUSTEE-Jack Lindquist, Sr. TRUSTEE-Kraig Yoas, TRUSTEE-Hedwig Kaufman .

Recording Secretary, Jessica Burt; Constable Tom Jenkins, County Commissioner Dan Donahue and 2 other persons were present. Supervisor McDevitt declared there was a quorum at 7:00 PM

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA: There were no changes to the agenda. MOTION #16.177 - AGENDA APPROVED: Motion made by Mrs. Sommers; seconded by Mr. Yoas to approve the July 26, 2016 Agenda as amended. A voice vote was taken. Motion carried 6-0 (Mrs. Kaufman was not available for this vote)

MOTION #16.178 – APPROVAL OF JULY 26, 2016 CONSENT AGENDA: Motion made by Mrs. Kaufman; seconded by Mr. Lingar to approve the July 26, 2016 Consent Agenda as presented. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mrs. SommersYes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes; Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mr. McDevittYes. Motion carried 7-0.

CONSENT AGENDA:

a) July 19, 2016 Board Workshop Meeting Minutes

b) Invoices Paid between July 20, 2016 and July 22, 2016

c) Bills to be Paid July 26, 2016 PUBLIC COMMENT: No comments.

MOTION #16.179 – FUND RESTRUCTURING: Motion made by Mrs. Sommers; seconded by Mrs. Kaufman to approve the Participation Agreement with ICMA-RC adopting VT II Multiple Collective Investment Funds Trust and to allow the Treasurer to sign the document. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes; Mrs. Sommers-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes. Motion carried 7-0.

MOTION #16.180 – BC/BS MEDICARE ADVANTAGE: Motion made by Mr. Yoas; seconded by Mr. Lindquist to move forward with the proposed supplement for medicare described as BCBS Medicare Advantage with drug card A option, to be effective 1/1/17. A roll call vote was taken. Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. LingarYes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mrs. Sommers-Yes; Mr. Lindquist-Yes. Motion carried 7-0.

MOTION #16.181: Motion made by Mrs. Kaufman; seconded by Mr. Yoas that HSA funding shall be determined based on the status/eligibility of the employee only. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mrs. Sommers-Yes; Mr. BakerYes; Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes. Motion carried 7-0.

MOTION #16.182 – REMOVE FROM TABLE – 1ST READING – ZONING AMENDMENTS: Motion made by Mrs. Kaufman; seconded by Mr. Baker to remove this item from table. A voice vote was taken. Motion carried 7-0.

MOTION #16.183 – 1st READING – ZONING AMENDMENTS: Motion made by Mrs. Kaufman; seconded by Mr. Lingar to approve the 1st reading of Zoning Amendment No. 200-122 as presented. A roll call vote was taken. Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes; Mrs. Sommers-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes. Motion carried 7-0.

MOTION #16.184 – CLOSED SESSION – OPEN MEETINGS ACT 8 (C) TO DISCUSS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS: Motion made by Mr. Yoas; seconded by Mr. Lindquist to go into Closed Session as requested under Open Meetings Act Section 8 (c) for the purpose of discussion of the I.A.F.F contract negotiations and to include Township Attorney Kerry Bondy and Fire Chief Nicholai. A roll call vote was taken. Mrs. SommersYes; Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes; Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mr. YoasYes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes. Motion carried 7-0. This vote was taken at 7:49 pm.

MOTION #16.185 – ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION / APPROVE CLOSED SESSION MINUTES/ RECONVENE TO REGULAR BOARD MEETING: Motion made by Mrs. Sommers ; seconded by Mrs. Kaufman to approve the minutes of the closed session and to reconvene in open session. A voice vote was taken. Motion carried 7-0. This vote was taken at 9:07 PM.

PUBLIC COMMENT: No comments.

MOTION #16.186 – ADJOURNMENT: Motion made by Mr. Lindquist; seconded by Mrs. Sommers to adjourn the July 26, 2016 Regular Board Meeting at 9:12 PM. A voice vote was called. Motion carried 7-0.

                           Mark J. Baker – Clerk

James A. McDevitt – Supervisor

AUGUST 18, 2016