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Meeting Minutes 8-9-22

LOCKE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING MINUTES                                     Draft 08-10-2022

August 9, 2022                                                                                                                   Approved___________

 

The Locke Township Board metAugust 9, 2022, in the Locke Township Hall, 3805 Bell Oak Road.

Present:  Hart, Turner, Rambo, Shepler, Davis. Also present: Charles Hauser, Jim Grant, Deanna Davis.

Absent:  None.

Call to order at 7:00 PM by Supervisor Hart followed by pledge to flag.

Additions to agenda/approval of agenda: Addition of MTA “Emerging Issues in Emergency Services” registration under New Business.

Action on July 12, 2022 meeting minutes.  Motion Shepler, second Rambo to approve the minutes of July 12, 2022 Board of Trustees meeting.  PASSED {5-0}.

Action on Accts Payable Ind. Bank checks #5562-#5594 totaling $16,745.24.  Motion Turner, second Davis to approve Accounts Payable checks #5562-#5594 in the amount of $16,745.24.  PASSED {5-0}.

Public Presentation/Public Comment:  Jim Grant commented on the Solar Energy Systems Amendments to Zoning Ordinance.

 

Unfinished Business:

Ordinance #2022-02 Solar Energy Systems [SES] Amendments to Zoning Ordinance-yellow

Planning Commission referral of July 19, 2022 SES draft amendments to the Zoning Ordinance.  Motion Shepler, second Hart to adopt Ordinance #2022-02 Solar Energy Systems [SES] Amendments to Zoning Ordinance.  Roll call vote; Yes-Davis, Turner, Hart, Shepler, Rambo.  No-None.  PASSED {5-0}.

New Business:

Action on Resignation submitted by Davis Carlson-Planning Commission & NIESA alt rep.  Motion Turner, second Davis to accept the Resignation submitted by Davis Carlson-Planning Commission & NIESA alt rep.  PASSED {5-0}.

Action on paying registration for treas to attend MTA ‘Now you Know’-L4029, $25 registration.  Motion Shepler, second Turner to approve registration of $25 for treasurer to attend MTA “Now you Know’-L4029.  PASSED {5-0}.

Appoint Planning Commission member for remainder of Carlson term ending 12-31-22.  No action.

Appoint NIESA alternate representative for remainder of Carlson term ending 06-30-24.  No action.

Action on MTA registration for Supervisor to attend MTA “Emerging Issues in Emergency Services”- $128 registration plus mileage.  Motion Rambo, second Shepler to approve registration for Supervisor to attend MTA “Emerging Issues in Emergency Services”- $128 registration plus mileage.  PASSED {5-0}.

 

Reports:

*Trustee- Davis: Reviewed MTA cemetery manual.

Shepler: Update on PC-will begin wind turbine discussion.

*Clerk- July Rev/Exp report distributed; 7/14 met w/John S.-Dreamt software-software  installed; prepare/train/test/administer Aug 2nd Primary Election.  Election update.

*Treasurer- July Treasurers report distributed. Attend MTA webinar re: Tax Rate Request form L4029; completed qtr census report; attended July 19 PC meeting.

*Supervisor-Attended 07/14/22 NIESA meeting; 07/19/22 July BOR.

*Zoning Administrator- July report distributed; building permits update;deadline for Zon Adm position Aug 9th [4 applications received, appointment at Sept 13th Twp Bd meeting].

 

Communications, seminars, etc.:

Ingham Co Sheriff Dept Sgt Chad Doyle report-6 June calls- 1 threat complaint, 4 vehicle crashes, 1 family trouble. 4 July calls- 2 vehicle crashes, 1 threat report, 1 suspicious situation.

Apr 17-20, 2023, MTA Annual Conference, Traverse City.

Public Comment.

Any Other Business/Board member comments:  None.

Adjournment:  Motion Davis, second Turner to adjourn meeting.  PASSED {5-0}.  Meeting adjourned at 7:32 by Supervisor Hart.

 

 

Glenda S Turner

Locke Township Clerk

Phone: (517) 468-3405
Fax: (517) 468-0105
3805 Bell Oak Rd
Williamston, Mi 48895