|REGULAR BOARD MEETING
DECEMBER 2, 2019
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, TRUSTEE BOB KESLING. WE HAD TEN GUEST ATTEND.
SHERIFF’S REPORT WAS GIVEN BY SHERIFF KIM COLE.
JEROME MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS. BOB SECONDED
TREASURER REPORTED THAT THE MONEY MARKET FUND BALANCE ON 10-31-19 WAS $305,250.49, RECEIPTS WERE $21,831.00, INTEREST WAS $200.24, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $45,723.88. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $281,557.85 ON 11-30-19.
CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE REMAINS AT $300.00 ON 11-30-19.
PERPETUAL CARE CERTIFICATE BALANCE REMAINS AT $62,821.14 ON 11-30-19.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT FUND BALANCE REMAINS AT $127,851.91 ON 11-30-19.
HALL RESERVATION FUND BALANCE ON 10-31-19 WAS 1,118.58, RECEIPTS FOR NOVEMBER WERE $300.00, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $300.00, INTEREST WAS .07 CENTS. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $1,118.65 ON 11-30-19.
TAX ACCOUNT BALANCE ON 10-31-19 WAS $9,004.50, RECEIPTS FOR NOVEMBER WERE $1,466.98, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $1,368.68, INTEREST WAS $12.82. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $9.115.62 ON 11-30-19
TREASURERS REPORT ACCEPTED AS PRESENTED.
CLERK REPORTED THAT A RESOLUTION HAD TO BE PASSED, IN ORDER TO CHARGE OTHER ENTITIES FOR THE RUNNING OF THEIR ELECTIONS.
JIM MADE A MOTION TO PASS A RESOLUTION FOR REIMBURSEMENT COST RELATED TO THE CONDUCT OF SCHOOL ELECTIONS ,
WHERE AS, VICTORY TOWNSHIP SHOULD BE REIMBURSED FOR LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS, INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICTS WHEN EXPENSES ARE INCURRED BY THE TOWNSHIP WHEN CONDUCTING A REGULAR OR SPECIAL ELECTION ON BEHALF OF THE DISTRICT. THE ABOVE MENTIONED SCHOOLS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADDED COST ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE CONDUCT OF THE DISTRICTS REGULAR OR SPECIAL ELECTIONS.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, THAT THE VICTORY TOWNSHIP CLERK BE AUTHORIZED TO BILL FOR THE ADDED COST OF RUNNING SCHOOL ELECTIONS. SUCH AS: ELECTION OVERTIME, OR EXTRA COMPENSATION PAID TO REGULAR EMPLOYEES OR OFFICIALS FOR HANDLING THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS ELECTIONS, IF IT IS THE JURISDICTIONS STANDARD PRACTICE TO PAY EXTRA COMPENSATION TO REGULAR EMPLOYEES OR OFFICIALS FOR HANDLING ELECTIONS. SECONDED BARB
ROLL CALL VOTE:
YEAS: BOB, PATTI, JIM, JEROME, BARB
JIM REPORTED THAT HE HAD TAKEN A RIDE ALONG WITH THE MASON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION, TO CHECK OUT THE ROADS. JIM ALSO PULLED THAT DOCK OUT AT VICTORY PARK, WINTER CAME EARLIER THAT EXPECTED, AND HE HAD TO CHIP ICE OFF OF THE DOCK TO GET IT OUT. WAYNE ANDERSEN SUGGESTED THAT WE MAKE THE FOURTH MONDAY OF OCTOBER THE DAY TO PULL OUT THE DOCK FROM NOW ON, AS YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN WE WILL GET BAD WEATHER.
MIKE INGISON (MCRC BOARD MEMBER) REPORTED THAT THEY ARE WORKING ON NEW POLICIES AND HE IS PUSHING TO GET MORE ROAD MAINTENANCE ISSUES BACK IN THE HANDS OF THE MCRC AND AWAY FROM THE TOWNSHIPS’ RESPONSIBILITY
JACK DEHORN AND HIS WIFE CAME TO THE MEETING TO ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT CAN AND CAN’T BE DONE WHEN ASKING TO GET A DOCK PERMIT FOR THE TOWNSHIP PROPERTY ON HAMLIN LAKE IN FRONT OF THEIR PROPERTY. THEY WERE GIVEN A COPY OF THE ORDINANCE AND APPLICATION.
JIM ALSO TALKED TO THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR MCC SCHOOLS, THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR LUDINGTON SCHOOLS. HE WAS APPROACHED ABOUT THE TOWNSHIP GETTING INVOLVED IN FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR THE REC PROGRAM, FOR KIDS IN OUR COMMUNITY.
WAYNE ANDERSEN CAME TO MEETING LETTING THE BOARD KNOW THAT THE HAMLIN LAKE PRESERVATION SOCIETY WERE MEETING WITH EAGLE, (FORMERLY KNOWN AS DEQ) AT THE HAMLIN TOWNHALL . DISCUSSION WAS ABOUT ALGAE BLOOM.
COUNTY COMMISSIONER JANET ANDERSEN GAVE THE COUNTY REPORT.
DANI MCGARRY WITH MASON COUNTY SOIL CONSERVATION CAME TO TELL THAT THEY ARE LOOKING FOR PROPERTIES THAT MAY HAVE HEMLOCK TREES. THE HEMLOCK TREES NOW HAVE A DISEASE, SO FAR IT HASN’T BEEN FOUND IN MASON COUNTY.
DALE GOODRICH WITH MASON COUNTY RURAL FIRE AUTHORITY ABOUT THE RURAL FIRE AUTHORITY.
MOTION TO ADJOURN AT 7:30 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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