Meeting Minutes - August 8, 2016


Charlevoix Township Board

Minutes of Regular Meeting

August 8, 2016

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The Charlevoix Township Board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Center with Board Members Rajewski, Christiansen, Williams, and Witherspoon present. 


The minutes of the regular July 11, 2016, Board meeting were accepted.


The financial report was given by Treasurer Williams.


Water Department Supervisor Holecheck reported that he has obtained bids to add a new water line from the North Side water tank and Old Orchard Road, which will also be available to irrigate the soccer fields.  After discussion, Rajewski moved and Christiansen supported a motion to approve the Matts Underground bid for a 10-inch line.  Motion carried unanimously.  (M-33-16)


The Board discussed correspondence received from Township Attorney Harry Golski  regarding reappointment of the Hospital Finance Authority Board.  Williams moved and Witherspoon seconded a motion to approve the following appointments and terms:


            Bob Rajewski for a term ending December 31, 2019

            Bill Jackson for a term ending December 31, 2020

            Mike Hinkle for a term ending December 31, 2017

            Mike Jarema for a term ending December 31, 2016

            Dave Atkins for a term dineding December 31, 2018


Motion carried unanimously. (M-34-16)


Treasurer Williams presented a corrected budget and year-end balances to reflect year-end adjustments made to balance with year-end bank statements which were not available at the time of the budget meeting.   After discussion, Rajewski moved and Witherspoon supported a motion to approve the year-end corrections.  Motion carried unanimously.  (M-35-16)


Supervisor Center reported that the Township received a report from Performance Engineering indicating the boat launch work was approved by the US Corps of Engineers but still waiting for the DEQ permit.  Bids were discussed for the cement work.  After discussion, Christiansen moved and Rajewski supported a motion to approve the Sharrow bid for $9,840.  Motion carried unanimously.  (M-36-16)


Public comment was heard suggesting the Supervisor contact local elected officials to request that the DEQ speed up issuing the boat launch permit.


Rajewski moved and Williams supported a motion to allow the Clerk to pay bills presented and appropriated. Motion carried unanimously.   (M-37-16)


Rajewski announced that there is no Township Planning Commission in August due to lack of agenda items.


The meeting adjourned at 7:23  p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Teresa A. Sotuyo,

Recording Secretary