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Agenda 2-14-22

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LOCKE TWP HALL- 3805 BELL OAK RD, WMSTN 48895 517-468-3405

  1. Call to Order, Welcome, Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Additions to agenda/approval of agenda
  3. Action on January 10, 2023 meeting minutes
  4. Action on Accts Payable Independent Bank checks #5760 – #57_ totaling$ ____ _
  5. New Business:

* Action to approve Zon Adm to attend MI Assoc of Planners Mar 21 & 22 Planning & Zoning Essentials via zoom $115 registration

* Wages review

* 2023 Local Road Program – recommendations/suggestions [use $195,000 ARP A monies?]

trim trees by Mar 31st deadline for bat population restrictions

* 2023-24 Budget review [blue]

* Schedule Budget Public Hearing March 14, 2023@ 7 pm

* Discussion/action on payment to clerk office furniture movers [3 @ $50 ea.?]

*  Action to declare old desk from clerk’s office, typewriter, dehumidifier and coat rack of no value and dispose of appropriately

* Process for selecting Township Planner

* Discussion/ Appointment of Deputy Zoning Administrator

* Budget Amendment: 101 446 819 Highways/Streets/Bridges                   increase $2100.

101 101 972 Twp Bd cap outlay                                     decrease $2100.

  1. Reports:

Treasurer – Jan 31st treas report; attended Jan 13th BS&A treas seminar

Clerk– Jan rev/exp report; completed/submitted qtr/annual reports, completed/distributed W2’s

Trustee – Davis:


Supervisor– attend 01/12 NIESA meeting; Jan NIESA calls report [dk pink]; Jan 24/27 Atty Homier Communication [pink]; thank you sent to Romkema/Maner Costerisan Accountants for donation of office furniture for Clerk’s office – desk, credenza, 2 four-drawer lateral file cabinets; attend Ing Co Rd Dept meeting for 2023 road improvements; email from Ing Co Health Dept- sanitary code has no regulations regarding mold; met with Bd of Comm Monica Schafer re: Parks & Trails Millage for possibly cleaning out log jams in Red Cedar River and EGLE Materials Management Plan update [Jan 29th email]; Jan 28 email from/to D. Pinckney re: Atty Homier phone call & Conway Twp newspaper articles [yellow]

Zoning Administrator -Jan report; building permits update [green]

  1. Unfinished Business:
  2. Public Comment [3 minute limitation]
  3. Communications, seminars, etc.

*Jan 10 Ing Co HazMat letter

* Ing Co Sheriff Dept Sgt Chad Doyle: 8 Jan calls: 5 crashes, 1 abandoned vehicle, 1 CCW complaint

* Ing Co Chptr/MI Twp Assoc, Wind/Solar, Feb 23 5-8 :30 pm, E.L. Hannah Comm Center RSVP by Feb 17

* MT A Capital Conference Mar 1st , Lansing Center $55 by Jan 31

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

* 20230201 email from resident Richard Witgen- Suggested Motion: Move forward retaining Legal counsel from Michael D. Homier with the firm Foster Swift.

*20230201 email from resident Richard Witgen – Suggested Motion: Move forward with a six-month moratorium for all Landfill, Solar and Wind project applications.

  1. Public Comment [3 minute limitation]
  2. Any Other Business / Board member comments
  3. Adjournment

The Township will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board meeting upon 3 days notice in writing or by calling the Locke Township Clerk at 517 468-3405.

Dorothy G Hart, Locke Township Supervisor                                                        Next meeting- Mar 14

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