Frenchtown Township 8/9/2016 meeting minutes

PAID PUBLIC NOTICE

 FRENCHTOWN

CHARTER TOWNSHIP

REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES

AUGUST 9, 2016

A Regular Meeting of the Frenchtown Charter Township Board was held on August 9, 2016 at 3:00 PM at the Township Hall, 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, Michigan.

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

Deputy Clerk Jessica Burt, Fire Chief Nicholai; Utility Director Rich Weirich; Scott Assenmacher Engineer with Monroe Co Rd Comm and 1 other person were also in attendance.

Supervisor McDevitt declared there was a quorum at 3:00 pm.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA: There were no changes made.

MOTION #16.187 - AGENDA APPROVED: Motion made by Mrs. Kaufman; seconded by Mr. Lingar to approve the August 9, 2016 Agenda as presented. A voice vote was taken. Motion carried 6-0.

MOTION #16.188 – APPROVAL OF AUGUST 9, 2016 CONSENT AGENDA: Motion made by Mrs. Kaufman; seconded by Mr. Lingar to approve the August 9, 2016 Consent Agenda as presented. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mr. LingarYes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes. Motion carried 6-0.

CONSENT AGENDA:

a) July 26, 2016 Board Meeting Minutes

b) Invoices Paid between July 27, 2016 to August 5, 2016

c) Invoices Paid on August 9, 2016

PUBLIC COMMENT: None

MOTION #16.189 – REMOVE FROM TABLE – 1ST READING – TRUCK ROUTE ORDINANCE: Motion made by Mr. Yoas; seconded by Mr. Lindquist to remove this item from table. A voice vote was taken. Motion carried 6-0.

MOTION #16.190 – 1st READING- TRUCK ROUTE ORDINANCE: Motion made by Mrs. Kaufman; seconded by Mr. Lingar to have the 1st reading of the Truck Route Ordinance. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Baker-Yes; Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes. Motion carried 6-0.

MOTION #16.191 – EDUCATIONAL EXPENSE REQUEST – WATER DEPARTMENT: Motion made by Mr. Yoas; seconded by Mr. Baker to approve Rich Weirich to attend the Michigan Section AWWA Annual Conference at a cost not to exceed $687.50, he does not have to reimburse the Township if he leaves within 2 years from the date of the class. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes; Mr. Lingar-Yes. Motion carried 6-0.

MOTION #16.192 – PURCHASE REQUEST – WATER DEPARTMENT – DIAPHRAGM PUMP: Motion made by Mr. Yoas; seconded by Mrs. Kaufman to approve to purchase a 3” Diaphragm Pump, hoses and coupler from Howard T. Moriarty at a cost not to exceed $2,159.00. A roll call vote was taken. Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes. Motion carried 6-0.

MOTION #16.193 – DISCUSSION – MCOP PILOT PROJECT: Motion made by Mr. Baker; seconded by Mrs. Kaufman to have the Township Attorney send a letter notifying MCOP that the Township would not move forward with a tax exemption payment in lieu of taxes ordinance for the MCOP Low Income Housing Project for the reason that the burden and responsibility to provide services to the development including but not limited to emergency services will be borne by the Township and its taxpayers rather than the County as a whole. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Baker-Yes; Mr. McDevittYes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. Lindquist-Yes. Motion carried 6-0.

MOTION #16.194 – 2ND READING AND ADOPTION – ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT NO. 200-122: Motion made by Mr. Yoas; seconded by Mr. Baker to have the second reading and adoption of Zoning Ordinance Amendment No. 200-122. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. LingarYes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Lindquist-Yes. Motion carried 6-0.

MOTION #16.195 – ADDENDUM TO HUDKINS REALTORS SALES AGENCY CONTRACT: Motion made by Mr. Lingar; seconded by Mr. Yoas to approve to extend the expiration date of the current contract with Hudkins Realtors to August 12, 2017 and to include Lot 292 and west ½ of Lot 291 in Detroit Beach. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes. Motion carried 6-0.

MOTION #16.196 – PURCHASE REQUEST – FIRE DEPARTMENT: Motion made by Mr. Yoas; seconded by Mr. Lindquist to award bid to F.G. Angelo & Sons to complete the quoted concrete work/repair at Fire Station #2 at a cost not to exceed $ 76,825.00.

A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. Baker-yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes. Motion carried 6-0.

MOTION #16.197 – DISCUSSION – THIRD MOWING: Motion made by Mr. Yoas; seconded by Mr. Lingar to enter into a 3 year contract starting in 2017 with Precision Irrigation and Lawn Care Inc. for local roads and ditch mowing to include the third mowing and to trim around all fire hydrants at a cost not to exceed for the 1st year of $18,300.00 and for years 2 & 3 $18,800.00. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Lindquist-Yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. Yoas-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Baker-Yes; Mr. LingarYes. Motion carried 6-0.

MOTION #16.198 – CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PUBLICATION ADVERTISING AGREEMENT: Motion made by Mr. Lingar; seconded by Mr. Baker to approve renewing The Township ad in the Chamber of Commerce Publication at a cost not to exceed $295.00. A roll call vote was taken. Mr. Lindquist-No; Mr. Baker-Yes; Mrs. Kaufman-Yes; Mr. Lingar-Yes; Mr. McDevitt-Yes; Mr. Yoas-No. Motion carried 4-2.

PUBLIC COMMENT: None

MOTION #16.199 – ADJOURNMENT: Motion made by Mr. Lindquist; seconded by Mr. Lingar to adjourn the August 9, 2016 Regular Board Meeting at 4:39 PM. A voice vote was called. Motion carried 6-0.

                    Mark J. Baker – Clerk

James A. McDevitt – Supervisor

AUGUST 19, 2016