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Agenda 5-9-23

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2023 May TB agenda and attachments



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 w/Public Comment Guidelines on back
3. Action on April 11, 2023 meeting minutes
4. Action on Accts Payable Independent Bank checks #5854 – #58__ totaling$ ________
5. Public Comment [3 minute limitation]
5a. Presentation-Atty Hitch; review of current Solar/Wind Ordinances & Moratorium overview
6. New Business:

* Action on Ordinance 2023-01 Zoning Ordinance Amendment Large Solar Energy Systems Moratorium
* Action on Ordinance 2023-02 Zon Ord Amendment Commercial Wind Turbine Generators Moratorium
* Discussion-selecting Township Planner – 7 RFQ letters mailed March 31st /deadline Apr 21

Carlisle Wortman Assoc, Ann Arbor; Griffels Webster, Detroit; McKenna,,Northville; William & Works Inc, Grand Rapids; Mannik Smith Group, Monroe; Wade Trim, Detroit; Mead & Hunt Inc, Lansing;

* Approval for Twp Officials to attend MTA Now You Know webinars @$25 ea.
[Treas signed up for May 10 Meeting Requirements & June 14 Who Can Talk to Atty] *Point & Pay – credit card information

7. Unfinished Business:
8. Reports:
Treasurer – Apr 30 treas report; completed qtr Census report
Clerk- Apr rev/exp report; conducted May 2nd Webberville School District election,

4/13 preliminary & 4/20 public accuracy tests (675 registered voters in Webberville School District]; filed annual SLFRF/ARPA funds report; renewed annual fed govt System for Award Management [SAM] registration

Trustee – Davis: Shepler:
Supervisor- attend 04/13 NIESA meeting; Apr NIESA report [dk pink]; 1 FOIA request Zoning Administrator -Apr report; building permits update

9. Public Comment [3 minute limitation]
10. Communications, seminars, etc.
* Mar 31 email Fahey, Schultz Attys: Answer to Seven FAQ About Moratoriums
* Apr 20 email Bill Haun-ICHD re: mold [how much mold is too much mold has not been established]
* May 10 MTA noon webinar Meeting Requirements $25 [treas registered]
* May 18 MTA Breaking the Zoning Code workshop May 18 online [ZBA member Coe registered]
* June 14 MTA noon webinar Who Can Talk to the Twp Atty $25 [treas registered]
* Ing Co Sheriff Dept Sgt Chad Doyle: Mar calls: Apr calls:
* Aug 16-18, MI Assoc of Cemeteries Conference, Traverse City, $149 registration by Aug 4
11. Any Other Business / Board member comments
12. 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 – June 13

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