|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
I will be mailing out the absentee voter ballots that I have received applications for on 9/21/20,please fill out and return to me via mail or I have a secure drop box on the south end of my back porch. Due to the large volume of ballots, please return them to me as soon as you can. Then I can get them processed into the Qualified Voter File System on the Bureau of elections’ website. If you have any questions please call me at 231-843-3607.Thank you.
Barb Egeler Victory Township clerk
DUE TO LIMITED VOLUNTEER HELP AND SAFETY CONCERNS THE TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED VICTORY TOWNSHIP SEPTEMBER FALL CLEAN UP IS CANCELLED UNTIL SPRING 2021.
Due to covid-19 concerns the annual picnic and meeting at Victory Park is cancelled. The regular board meeting will be held at Victory Town hall August 3rd @ 6 pm. Face covering is required.
For the latest information on covid-19 executive orders and related information visit the following link: https://www.michigantownships.org/coronavirus.asp
The water is turned on at both the North & South Victory cemeteries 5/2/2020. The vetern flags will be placed this week 5/3/2020
The dock at the launch site was installed Friday morning 5/1/2020.
Victory Township May 16th 2020 spring clean up has been cancelled and tentatively rescheduled for A fall clean up Sat, Sept. 19th.
SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County Road Commission has announced that seasonal weight and speed restrictions have been lifted as of March 30th 2020
Road projects for 2020;
Ditching of Fisher Rd. from Peterson Rd. west to township line (approx. 1 mile)
Ditching and gravel _Millerton Rd. west of US 31 (approx. 1/4 mile)
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
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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