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10-12-21 Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

LOCKE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING MINUTES                                     Draft 10-14-2021

October 12, 2021                                                                                                                              Approved___________


The Locke Township Board met October 12, 2021 in the Locke Township Hall, 3805 Bell Oak Road.

Present:  Hart, Turner, Rambo, Shepler, Davis.  Also, present:  Mike Rambo, Mike Gleason, Christine McGoron.

Absent:  None.

Call to order at 7:02 PM by Supervisor Hart followed by pledge to flag.

Additions to agenda/approval of agenda: Addition of Zoning Enforcement under New Business.

Action on Accounts Payable Independent Bank checks #5271-#5298 totaling $14,191.35.  Motion Hart, second Turner to approve accounts payable checks #5271- #5298 in the amount of $14,191.35.  PASSED {5-0}.

Action on September 14, 2021 meeting minutes.  Motion Turner, second Davis to approve the minutes of September 14, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting.  PASSED {5-0}.


Public Comment/Presentation: McGoron expressed concern about CADL student library cards.


Unfinished Business:

American Rescue Plan (ARP) federal funding thru Ingham County, Locke to receive $194,474.

Application pending review.

New Business:

Information on Cemetery records software distributed for review.

Proposals received from:

BS & A-     $3960/$365 annual maint

Pontem-   $4695/$945 annual maint. OR $11380 w/GIS maps/$1130 one user

CemSites- $13400/$2400 annual maint. w/GIS mapping in Cloud three users (Price can adjust

for add-ons). Web sync $4230/$750 annual maint.

Webster & Griffes, snowplowing/salting quote received for October 15, 2021, through June 30, 2022.  Motion Turner, second Davis to accept quote as presented from Webster & Griffes for snowplowing/salting at the Township Hall for October 15, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  PASSED {5-0}.

Davis reported on numerous complaints against a property, pertaining to discharge of explosives in vehicles creating damage and rubbish to nearby property owners.  Inquired about Zoning Enforcement with this issue.



*Treasurer- Sept Treasurers report distributed; Report on taxes paid to date; attended 9-23 webinar-Active Shooter Training; assured from Independent Bank that all funds are insured [comment-pg 20 in audit report].

*Clerk- Sept Rev/Exp report distributed; 9/16 completed election equipment maintenance @ County; 9/22 BOE webinar-Making Move to .Gov & Risk in Focus; completed annual F-65 report & Qualifying Stmt; submitted Chart of Accounts change with BS & A.

*Trustee- Shepler reported on Active Shooter Training webinar.

*Supervisor-Attended 09/09/21 NIESA meeting and 9/11 Ceremony; attended 9/23 webinar-Active Shooter Training.

*Zoning Administrator- Sept report distributed, building permits update.


Communications, seminars, etc.:

MTA Now You Know, noon-1PM webinars, $25 ea:

Nov 5 What the Board Needs to Know about Tax Collection

Dec 10 Legislative Update.

Ingham Co Sheriff Dept Sgt Chad Doyle report for Sept- 1 civil dispute, 1 vehicle pursuit, a

person who damaged police property and an illegal use of a credit card.

ICC/MTA meeting Oct 27th ZOOM @ 4:00.

Par Plan grant cycle open Oct 1-Nov 30 [spring cycle Apr 1-May 31].

Tri-County ‘No Senior without Christmas’ 2021 referral opportunity.


Public Comment


Any Other Business/Board member comments:  None.


Adjournment:  Meeting adjourned at 8:20 PM.



Glenda S Turner

Locke Township Clerk



Phone: (517) 468-3405
Fax: (517) 468-0105
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