REGULAR BOARD MEETING
AUGUST 3, 2015
MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 6 PM BY SUPERVISOR JIM MAZUR. ALL BOARD MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:CLERK BARBARA EGELER, TREASURER PATTI GEERS, TRUSTEE JEROME PAPES AND TRUSTEE BOB KESLING. WE HAD 18 GUEST ATTEND OUR ANNUAL AUGUST PICNIC PRIOR TO THE MEETING.
MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS PRESENTED.
SHERIFF’S REPORT WAS GIVEN BY STEVE HANSEN.
LYNN HOEPFINGER WITH HAMLIN LAKE PRESERVATION SOCIETY GAVE A PRESENTATION ON HAMLIN LAKE , ALGAE STUDY,
INVASIVE SPECIES, WATER QUALITY, AND SWIMMER SAFETY PROGRAMS.
JEROME MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS. BOB SECONDED
TREASURER REPORTED THAT THE MONEY MARKET FUND BALANCE ON 6-30-15 WAS $98,940.91, RECEIPTS FOR JULY WERE $20,020.95, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $24,530.33. LEAVING A BALANCE ON 7-31-15 OF $94,431.53.
PETTY CASH AND CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCES REMAIN AT $100.00 AND $200.00 ON 7-31-15.
PERPETUAL CARE CERTIFICATE BALANCE REMAINS AT $62,821.14 ON 7-31-15.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT FUND BALANCE REMAINS AT $208,918.87 ON 7-31-15.
HALL RESERVATION FUND BALANCE ON 6-30-15 WAS $1,145.63. RECEIPTS WERE $100.00, THERE WERE NO DISBURSEMENTS, INTEREST WAS .05 CENTS. LEAVING A BALANCE ON 7-31-15 OF $1,245.68.
TAX SAVINGS ACCOUNT BALANCE ON 6-30-15 WAS .07. RECEIPTS FOR JULY WERE $73,147.67, DISBURSEMENTS WERE
$57,051.75. NO INTEREST REPORTED AT THIS TIME, LEAVING A BALANCE ON 7-31-15 OF $16,095.99.
TREASURERS REPORT ACCEPTED AS PRESENTED.
MOTION WAS MADE BY BOB AND SECONDED BY JEROME, THAT THE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF VICTORY ADOPT (FOIA PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES) IT IS THE POLICY OF VICTORY TOWNSHIP THAT ALL PERSONS, EXCEPT THOSE INCARCERATED, CONSISTENT WITH THE MICHIGAN FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), ARE ENTITLED TO FULL AND COMPLETE INFORMATION REGARDING THE AFFAIRS OF GOVERNMENT AND THE OFFICIAL ACTS OF THOSE WHO REPRESENT THEM AS PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES. THE PEOPLE SHALL BE INFORMED SO THAT THEY FULLY PARTICIPATE IN THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS.
MOTION WAS MADE BY BOB AND SECONDED BY JEROME, THAT THE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF VICTORY ADOPT (PUBLIC SUMMARY OF FOIA PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES) A SUMMARY OF THE TOWNSHIP’S FOIA PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES. COPIES OF THE TOWNSHIP’S FOIA PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES ARE AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE AT ANY TOWNSHIP OFFICE, AND ON THE TOWNSHIPS WEBSITE: WWW.VICTORY TOWNSHIP.ORG.
JEROME MADE A MOTION THAT WE HAVE A SECOND ROAD BRINE, IF NEEDED. BOB SECONDED
MARY REILLY MASON COUNTY ZONING WAS ON THE AGENDA, BUT COULDN’T MAKE IT, SHE WILL BE AT THE NEXT MTG.
JEROME MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT THE PUBLIC INSPECTION OF RECORDS POLICY, MORE SPECIFICALLY, THE GENERAL PROPERTY TAX ACT, (PA 206 OF 1893, AS AMENDED) PROVIDES THAT ALL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT ROLLS AND PROPERTY APPRAISAL CARDS BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AND COPYING, INCLUDING THE OPTION OF POSTING OF SUCH RECORDS TO ALLOW ELECTRONIC ACCESS.
MASON COUNTY COMMISSIONER JANET ANDERSEN GAVE A COUNTY REPORT. THE BOARD THANKS JANET ANDERSEN FOR ALLTHE CONTRIBUTIONS SHE MAKES TOWARDS OUR ANNUAL AUGUST POTLUCK PICNIC. EVERYONE ENJOYS THE HOTDOG WAGON, ETC.
MOTION TO ADJOURN AT 6:59 PM.
Will be taking a road tour with the road commission to determine 2020 rd. projects-residents are welcome to notify the township board of ideas or trouble spots
The recent scrap tire pick-up day by the Mason County Junk Authority held in Sept. accumulated 969 tires with Victory Township residents bringing in 325 tires.
Victory Township will be looking into updating our web site in the upcoming future. We will be looking into possible new ADA(American Disability Act) requirements as well as updating pictures,cemetery ordinance,etc. Any thoughts or ideas on what anyone would like to see added are welcome. Contact me for your thoughts.
Jim Mazur Township supervisor
All Board of Review meeting are held @ Victory Township Hall- 4411 N. Stiles Rd. Scottville Michigan
Property owner(s) may also appeal to the Board of Review in writing. Please submit written appeal to the Township Assessor, Nancy Vandervest,5635 W. Dewey Rd.,Ludington,Mich by March 12th, 2019.The Township Assessor will also take calls,emails,or fax appeals and present them to the Victory Township Board of Review.Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax(231) 845-8270
December Board of Review: December 10th 2019 @ 11:30 am
All meeting are open to public .Please note that no hearings will be held at the Organizational meeting.(March 5th 2019)
The Board of Review will hear appeals on March 12th 9am – noon and 1pm-4pm. & March 14th 2pm-5pm and 6pm-9pm
We have posted information about the FOIA. Find all required documents here.
Our mission is to do what will be beneficial to our township and its residents by dedicated and efficient attention to the responsibilities entrusted to us.
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