Meeting Minutes - May 17, 2017 

Charlevoix Township Board

Minutes of Special Meeting

May 17, 2017

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

 

Mark Williamson of Williams & Company presented the Board with information and rates regarding the current Priority Health employee insurance plan and other plans available.  The Township previously had one employee enrolled and now has two eligible employees. After discussion with Mr. Williamson and the two employees, Christiansen moved, with Witherspoon supporting, a motion that the Township will pay for the employee's portion of the health insurance premium.  Motion carried unanimously. (M-19-17)  Williams moved and Witherspoon supported a motion that the Township continue with the current Priority Health plan for the employees.  Motion carried unanimously.  (M-20-17)

 

The Board discussed salary increases for the Board and a wage adjustment for the Treasurer, indicating that there had been no increases made in the previous three years.  It was decided that there would be Cost of Living Adjustments made to the salaries and that there would also be a wage adjustment to the Treasurer's position due to the increase in responsibilities.  The Special meeting is held so that any decision made regarding salary increases will be included in the budget presented at the end of June.

 

There were no public comments.

 

Williams read into the record Resolution #17-002 (attached) regarding the Supervisor's salary of $26,087.00 as of July 1, 2017. Williams moved, with Witherspoon seconding, that Resolution #17-002 be adopted.  Motion carried unanimously with Center abstaining.  (M-21-17)

 

Williams read into the record Resolution #17-003 (attached) regarding the Clerk's salary of $25,592.00 as of July 1, 2017. Williams moved, with Center seconding, that Resolution #17-003 be adopted.  Motion carried unanimously with Witherspoon abstaining.  (M-22-17)

 

Williams read into the record Resolution #17-005 (attached) regarding the Trustee's salary of $2,042.00 as of July 1, 2017. Williams moved, with Witherspoon seconding, that Resolution #17-005 be adopted.  Motion carried unanimously with Christiansen abstaining.  (M-23-17)

 

Williams read into the record Resolution #17-006 (attached) regarding the Trustee's salary (with other office duties) of $5,669.00 as of July 1, 2017. Williams moved, with Witherspoon seconding, that Resolution #17-006 be adopted.  Motion carried unanimously.  (M-24-17)

 

Witherspoon read into the record Resolution #17-004 (attached) regarding the Treasurer's salary of $19,740.00 as of July 1, 2017. Witherspoon moved, with Center seconding, that Resolution #17-004 be adopted.  Motion carried unanimously with Williams abstaining.  (M-25-17)

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:46 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Teresa A. Sotuyo, Recording Secretary