REGULAR BOARD MEETING
OCTOBER 5, 2015
MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 6PM BY SUPERVISOR JIM MAZUR, ALL BOARD MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: TRUSTEE BOB KESLING, TRUSTEE JEROME PAPES, CLERK BARBARA EGELER AND TREASURER PATTI GEERS. WE HAD NINE GUEST ATTEND.
MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS PRESENTED.
JEROME MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS. BOB SECONDED
TREASURER REPORTED THAT THE MONEY MARKET FUND BALANCE ON 8-31-15 WAS $61,137.02, RECEIPTS FOR
SEPTEMBER WERE $18,614.00, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $17,394.98. LEAVING A BALANCE ON 9-30-15 OF $62,356.04.
PETTY CASH AND CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCES REMAIN AT $100.00 AND $200.00 ON 9-30-15.
PERPETUAL CARE CERTIFICATE BALANCE REMAINS AT $62,821.14 ON 9-30-15.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT FUND BALANCE REMAINS AT $208,918.87 ON 9-30-15.
HALL RESERVATION FUND BALANCE ON 8-31-15 WAS $1,215.74, THERE WERE NO DEPOSITS, AND NO DISBURSEMENTS
FOR SEPTEMBER. INTEREST WAS .04 CENTS. LEAVING A BALANCE ON 9-30-15 OF $1,215.78.
TAX SAVINGS ACCOUNT BALANCE ON 8-31-15 WAS $39,187.26. RECEIPTS FOR SEPTEMBER WERE $247,980.57. DISBURSEMENTS WERE $277,641.44. INTEREST WAS $3.90, LEAVING A BALANCE ON 9-30-15 OF $9,530.29.
TREASURERS REPORT ACCEPTED AS PRESENTED.
SHERIFF KIM COLE HERE TO GIVE THE SHERIFF’S REPORT. HE TALKED ABOUT SAFETY IN THE SCHOOLS. THE ONLY SCHOOLS IN MASON COUNTY THAT HAVE A SECURITY BOOT SYSTEM ON THE DOORS IS VICTORY EARLY CHILDHOOD. KIM SAID THEY ARE TRYING TO RAISE THE MONEY, AND HAVE THE BOOT PUT ON EVERY SCHOOL IN MASON COUNTY. THIS WOULD INVOLVE PUTTING 636 BOOTS ON EVERY DOOR IN THE SCHOOLS. THIS TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE WEST SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
JEROME MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT “ WRITING OFF DELINQUENT PERSONAL PROPERTY FEES” UP TO $50.00.
JIM TALKED ABOUT HAVING TO AMEND THE FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT PROVISIONS ORDINANCE NUMBER 2014-1.
BOB MADE A MOTION TO AMEND THE FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT PROVISIONS ORDINANCE NUMBER 2014-1, SECTION THREE, WHEREAS, ADDING THE EFFECTIVE DATES, AND FLOOD INSURANCNE RATE MAP PANEL NUMBERS. JEROME SECONDED
JIM AND WAYNE MET WITH SUNSHINE OUTDOOR SERVICES, THEY DID THE WORK ON THE BOAT LAUNCH AT VICTORY PARK. THEY AGREED TO DO THE CORRECTION WORK EARLY NOVEMBER WHEN THE WATER LEVEL IS DOWN. JIM, STATED THAT
HE AND WAYNE WILL BE THERE TO OVER SEE THE WORK.
JIM MET WITH THE ELECTRIC COMPANY AND DISCUSSED PUTTING IN YARD LIGHTS IN PARKING LOTS AT THE HALL AND AT THE PARK. AT A COST OF $1698.00.
BOB MADE A MOTION TO HAVE THE LIGHTS INSTALLED. JEROME SECONDED
JIM TALKED TO MARY RIELLY ABOUT A TIME TO HAVE A PUBLIC MEETING, TO DISCUSS THE JUNK ORDINANCE. THEY CAME UP WITH THE SAME DATE WE HAVE OUR REGULAR BOARD MEETING IN NOVEMBER. INSTEAD OF OUR BOARD MEETING
BEING AT 6PM., WE WILL HAVE THE PUBLIC MEETING FIRST, WITH THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING FOLLOWING. THIS WILL BE ON NOVEMBER 2, 2015 AT 6PM.
COUNTY COMMISSIONER JANET ANDERSEN GAVE THE COUNTY REPORT.
MOTION TO ADJOURN AT 7:14 PM.
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
Suzanne S. of Sunset Bluff Resort organized a meeting about nuisance lake vegetation affecting Upper Hamlin Lake. Two biologist from The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians (Allison Smart and Josh Beaulaurier ) were asked to attend . After much discussion Brian Zimmerman(property owner in Hamlin Shoals) suggested a boating channel marked by buoys be established from Hamlin Shoals to the Meyer Road line. The idea is to have concentrated boater traffic through that channel to keep the vegetation in check.
After the meeting Wayne Andersen contacted MDEQ,MDNR,&Mason County Sheriff Marine patrol regarding the proposal. All agencies feel this is a viable solution to establish a navigable boater route. Brian Zimmerman(property owner in Hamlin Shoals)agreed to plot the coordinates of the channel by GPS the weekend of Oct.5-7th.Feel free to provide input to this preliminary proposal.
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 19th, 2018.The Township Assessor will also take calls,emails,or fax appeals and present them to the Victory Township Board of Review.Email to: email@example.com Fax(231) 845-8270
July Board of Review: July 17th 2018 @6:30 pm
December Board of Review: December 11 2018 @ 6;30 pm
All meeting are open to public .Please note that no hearings will be held at the Organizational meeting.
The Board of Review will hear appeals on March 19th and March 20st 2018.
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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