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10-11-22 Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

October 11, 2022 Approved___________
The Locke Township Board met October 11, 2022, in the Locke Township Hall, 3805 Bell Oak
Present: Hart, Turner, Rambo, Shepler, Davis. Also present: John Fortin, Cheryl Schotter, Julie
Absent: None.
Call to order at 7:00 PM by Supervisor Hart followed by pledge to flag.
Additions to agenda/approval of agenda: Webster & Griffes snow plowing/salting quote for
2022-23 added to New Business.
Action on September 13, 2022 meeting minutes. Motion Rambo, second Davis to approve the
minutes of September 13, 2022 Board of Trustees meeting. PASSED {5-0}.
Action on Accts Payable Ind. Bank checks #5633-#5660 totaling $13,723.04. Motion Shepler,
second Rambo to approve Accounts Payable checks #5633-#5660 in the amount of $13,723.04.
PASSED {5-0}.
Public Presentation/Public Comment: Cheryl Schotter commented on suspicious activity on Bell
Oak Rd. Presentation by candidate Julie Brixie.
Leave Brixie at 7:15.
Unfinished Business: Appoint NIESA alternate representative for remainder of Carlson term
ending 06-30-24.
New Business:
Resolution 2022-11, Glen Dor Street Lighting District Special Assessment [pink]. Motion Hart,
second Turner to approve Resolution 2022-11 Glen Dor Street Lighting District Special
Assessment. Roll Call vote; Yes-Davis, Rambo, Shepler, Hart, Turner. No-None. PASSED {5-0}.
Meeting dates for 2023-2 nd Tues @ 7 PM. Motion Turner, second Davis to approve the
following Township Board meeting dates for 2023-Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 09, Jun
13, Jul 11, Aug 08, Sept 12, Oct 10, Nov 14, Dec 12. PASSED {5-0}.
Webster & Griffes 2022-23 quote for snow plowing/salting. Motion Turner, second Rambo to
accept Webster & Griffes quote as presented. PASSED {5-0}.
*Treasurer- Sept Treasurers report distributed. Motion Turner, second Shepler to accept
Treasurers report as written. PASSED {5-0}. Contacted Josh @ Z Solutions re: businesses listed
on website; 92% Summer Taxes collected.
*Clerk- Sept Rev/Exp report distributed; mailed 340 AV ballots for Nov General Election; 9/29
attend BS&A Financial Management user training; 9/30 attend MI Election Clerks webinar-de-
escalation, security & personal safety; completed annual F-65 Local Unit Fiscal Report;
completed Annual Qualifying Statement; completed twp qtr tax reports.
*Trustee- Davis: Reported tree trimming completion on Haslett Rd.
Shepler: Update on PC-continuing wind turbine discussion.
*Supervisor-Attend 09/08 NIESA meeting; 9/12 attend MTA Emerging Issues in Emergency
Services workshop; DTE energy audit completed @ hall.
*Zoning Administrator- Sept report distributed; building permits update.

Communications, seminars, etc.:
Ingham Co Sheriff Dept Sgt Chad Doyle- No report received.
Consumers Energy, Mid-Michigan Pipeline Replacement Project [Locke Twp, Phase II, 2024].
Sept 22 email from Alaiedon Twp re: 1 st Amendment video taping.
Oct 12 MTA Know you Know-Election update webinar $25
Oct 18-19 Mt Pleasant, MTA Regional Summit [see Aug Twp Focus magazine].
Oct 26 th -ICC/MTA meeting in Mason, 5:00 pm [tour new Justice Complex]. RSVP
Apr 17-20, 2023, MTA Annual Conference, Traverse City.
Public Comment. None.
Any Other Business/Board member comments: Welcome to Stephen Hunt.
Adjournment: Motion Shepler, second Davis to adjourn meeting. PASSED {5-0}. Meeting
adjourned at 7:48 by Supervisor Hart.

Glenda S Turner
Locke Township Clerk

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