|REGULAR BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 9, 2019
MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 6 PM BY SUPERVISOR JIM MAZUR. BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT WERE CLERK BARBARA EGELER, TRUSTEE JEROME PAPES, TRUSTEE BOB KESLING, TREASURER PATTI GEERS. WE HAD SEVEN GUEST ATTEND.
MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS PRESENTED.
SHERIFF’S REPORT WAS GIVEN BY SHERIFF KIM COLE.. JIM ASKED COUNTY COMMISSIONER JANET ANDERSEN TO EXPLAIN WHY THE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TURNED DOWN THE REQUEST OF WEST SHORE COLLEGE, TO COST SHARE FOR A MASON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICER TO BE AT THE COLLEGE. THE REQUEST FROM THE COLLEGE WAS DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR, SEPTEMBER THRU MAY THE COLLEGE WOULD PAY FOR THE OFFICER, AND THE OTHER THREE MONTHS DURING THE SUMMER THE OFFICER WOULD BE IN THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE. JANET EXPLAINED THAT THERE WERE MANY REASONS FOR THE BOARDS DECISION, IT WASN’T NECESSARILY MONEY, BUT A POLICY DECISION. SHE ALSO STATED THAT BECAUSE THERE WASN’T AN OFFICER AT THE COURTHOUSE IT WOULDN’T BE RIGHT TO HAVE AN OFFICER AT THE COLLEGE.THERE WAS MUCH DISCUSSION WITH THE BOARD, KIM COLE, AND THOSE THAT WERE PRESENT.
BOB MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS FOR AUGUST, AND ALSO APPROVE PAYMENT TO MIKA MEYERS ATTORNEYS FOR THE TOWNSHIP WORKING ON THE VICTORY PARK BOATHOUSE THAT WAS BUIILT ON VICTORY PARK PROPERTY, THIS BILLING WAS COVERING THE MONTH OF JULY FOR $5,841.79. JEROME SECONDED
TREASURER REPORTED THAT THE MONEY MARKET FUND BALANCE ON 7-31-19 WAS $319,729.19, RECEIPTS FOR AUGUST WERE $1,235.00, INTEREST WAS $214.72, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $7,301.76. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $313,877.15 ON 8-31-19.
CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE REMAINS AT $300.00 ON 8-31-19.
PERPETUAL CARE CERTIFICATE BALANCE REMAINS AT $62,821.14 ON 8-31-19.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT FUND BALANCE REMAINS AT $127,851.91 ON 8-31-19.
HALL RESERVATION FUND BALANCE ON 7-31-19 WAS $1,118.37, THERE WERE NO RECEIPTS, AND NO DISBURSEMENTS REPORTED IN AUGUST, INTERST WAS .07 CENTS. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $1,118.44 ON 8-31-19.
TAX SAVINGS ACCOUNT BALANCE ON 7-31-19 WAS $100,128.45, RECEIPTS FOR AUGUST WERE $88,833.49, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $118,127.97, INTEREST WAS $50.13. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $70,884.10 ON 8-31-19.
TREASURERS REPORT ACCEPTED AS PRESENTED.
JIM GAVE AN UPDATE ON ROAD PROJECTS.
JIM SAID THE JUNK AUTHORITY IS GOING TO HAVE A TIRE RECYCLE DAY FOR ALL TOWNSHIPS IN THE JUNK AUTHORITY. THIS WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE ROAD COMMISSION, ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 AT 9AM TO 12 NOON. THE FIRST FOUR TIRES WILL BE FREE THEN A CHARGE OF $2.00 FOR ADDITIONAL TIRES.
MIKE INGESON MASON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSIONER GAVE A REPORT ON WHAT IS GOING ON AT THE ROAD COMMISSION, AND THERE ARE A LOT OF GREAT NEW IDEAS. NEW EQUIPMENT THAT MAKES THEIR JOB MORE EFFICIENT, AND THEY ARE ABLE TO DO A LOT OF PROJECTS THAT THEY USE TO HAVE TO HIRE OUT, THAT THEY ARE DOING ON SITE. ALSO, THEY ARE WORKING ON DEVELOPING A WEBSITE, THAT THE PUBLIC CAN GO ON AND SEE FOR THEMSELVES WHAT JOBS ARE ON SCHEDULE. ALSO, THEY ARE WORKING ON SOFTWARE THAT THE PLOW TRUCKS OR TRUCKS THAT ARE DOING THE BRINE APPLICATIONS, CAN BE SEEN WHERE THEY ARE AT, AND WHAT ROADS HAVE BEEN DONE.
COUNTY COMMISSIONER JANET ANDERSEN GAVE HER COUNTY REPORT.
MOTION TO ADJOURN AT 7:48 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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