|REGULAR BOARD MEETING
DECEMBER 3, 2018
MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 6 PM BY SUPERVISOR JIM MAZUR, BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT WERE CLERK BARBARA EGELER, TRUSTEE BOB KESLING, TREASURER PATTI GEERS, TRUSTEE JEROME PAPES. WE HAD THIRTEEN GUEST ATTEND.
MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS PRESENTED.
SHERIFF’S REPORT WAS GIVEN BY SHERIFF KIM COLE.
JEROME MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS, BOB SECONDED
TREASURERS REPORT: MONEY MARKET FUND BALANCE ON 10-31-18 WAS $251,306.63, RECEIPTS FOR NOVEMBER WERE $21,527.29, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $11,336.62, LEAVING A BALANCE OF $261,497.30 ON 11-30-18.
PETTY CASH AND CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCES REMAIN AT $100.00 AND $200.00 ON 11-30-18.
PERPETUAL CARE CERTIFICATE BALANCE REMAINS AT $62,821.14 ON 11-30-18.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT FUND BALANCE REMAINS AT .00 ON 11-30-18. (WAS MOVED INTO GENERAL FUND, UNTIL CD’S CAN BE REINVESTED)
HALL RESERVATION FUND BALANCE ON 10-31-18 WAS $1,117.67, DEPOSITS FOR NOVEMBER WERE $30.00, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $30.00, INTEREST WAS .07 CENTS. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $1,117.74 ON 11-30-18.
TAX SAVINGS ACCOUNT BALANCE ON 10-31-18 WAS $10,761.07, RECEIPTS FOR NOVEMBER WERE $6,156.08, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $2,885.87, NO INTEREST REPORTED AT THIS TIME. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $14,031.28 ON 11-30-18.
TREASURERS REPORT ACCEPTED AS PRESENTED.
JIM REPORTED THAT HE WAS CONTACTED BY A 94 YR OLD WORLD WAR II VETERAN, (FORMER LONG TIME RESIDENT AND CURRENT PROPERTY OWNER) WHO WOULD LIKE TO RENT THE MEMORIAL SECTION AT VICTORY PARK FOR HIS GRAND DAUGHTERS WEDDING, JIM TOLD HIM IT WAS FIRST COME FIRST SERVE, THAT WE DON’T RENT OUT THE PARK . THEY ARE WELCOME TO USE THE UPPER PARK FOR THE WEDDING, HOWEVER, THEY WANT TO SET UP A TENT FOR THE WEDDING, AND ASKED IF THEY COULD STAY IN A CAMPER OVERNIGHT WHILE THE TENT WAS SET UP TO MAKE SURE NOTHING HAPPENS TO THE SET UP. JIM BROUGHT IT TO THE BOARD AND THE PUBLIC WHO ATTENDED THE MEETING, AND, WE ARE MAKING AN EXCEPTION TO THE “NO OVER NIGHT CAMPING RULE”. IT WAS THE CONSENSUS OF THE BOARD AND THOSE ATTENDING, THAT WE ALLOW THIS VETERAN TO HAVE HIS GRAND DAUGHTERS WEDDING THERE.
JIM READ A LETTER FROM PAUL COLEMAN, IT WAS ABOUT HIS CONCERNS WITH THE WATER LINES THE CITY OF LUDINGTON WANTS TO RUN THROUGH VICTORY TOWNSHIP TO WEST SHORE COLLEGE.
TOWNSHIP ASSESSOR NANCY VANDERVEST CAME TO THE MEETING, TO HAVE THE BOARD ADOPT A FEW POLICIES REQUIRED BY STATE OF MICH AMAR(AUDIT OF MIMINUM ASSESSING REQUIREMENTS)
1) JIM MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT THE POVERTY PROPERTY EXEMPTION GUIDELINES (AMAR REQUIRED) JEROME SECONDED MOTION CARRIED
2) 2019 CONSUMERS PRICE INDEX 1.024
3) JIM MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS FOR PROPERTY OWNER ORGANIZATIONS SEEKING PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION (CHURCHES, SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, ETC.) (AMAR REQUIRED) BOB SECONDED MOTION CARRIED
4) SMALL BUSINESSES WITH PERSONAL PROPERTY UNDER $80,000 TRUE CASH VALUE CAN CLAIM THE SMALL BUSINESS PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMTION
5) JIM MADE A MOTION TO WAIVE THE PROPERTY TRANSFER AFFIDAVIT FEE (AMAR REQUIREMENT) JEROME SECONDED
6) JIM MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT PUBLIC INSPECTION POLICY (AMAR REQUIREMENT) POLICY BOB SECONDED
7) AMAR AUDIT WILL BE 2021
8) BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING DATES WILL BE POSTED ON WEB SITE.
9) JIM MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING DATES. JEROME SECONDED
10) JIM MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT PERSONAL PROPERTY CANVAS POLICY (AMAR REQUIREMENT) BOB SECONDED
11) NO DECEMBER 2018 BOR
TOWNSHIP RESIDENT BETTY MACKEY CAME TO THE MEETING WITH CONCERNS ON TOWNLINE ROAD FROM QUARTERLINE ROAD EAST TO 31. SHE WOULD LIKE THE ROAD COMMISSION TO DO SOME WORK ON IT.
COUNTY COMMISSIONER JANET ANDERSEN GAVE THE COUNTY REPORT.
MOTION TO ADJOURN AT 7:22 PM
The April 4th meeting will be held in-person @6:00 pm at Victory townhall. Face coverings are still required.
The Victory Township 2021 spring clean-up is scheduled for May 15th 9 am till noon. Because of covid-19 concerns volunteer help will be limited so residents must be able to unload their own refuse. Residents will be limited to one regular sized pick-up or small trailer load to prevent creating hazardous traffic back-up conditions along Stiles Rd. Residents are also urged to box or bundle their refuse to expedite unloading. Further details will be provided on the web site,Mason County Press,Ludington Daily News,and facebook after our April board meeting.
The Mason County Road Commission is announcing that seasonal weight and speed restrictions will be lifted effect Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 6 a.m.
Weight and speed restrictions are enforced to minimize the damage caused during Michigan’s seasonal thaw.
For additional information, contact the Mason County Road Commission office Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 231.757.2882 or by email at email@example.com.
Road projects for 2021;
Finish Ditching and gravel _Millerton Rd. west of US 31 (approx. 1/4 mile)
Seal coat Fisher Rd from Stiles west to Victory Corner Road
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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