|REGULAR BOARD MEETING
JANUARY 6, 2020
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 12 GUEST ATTEND.
MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS PRESENTED.
MIKE INGISON FROM MASON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION GAVE A REPORT ON THE BREAK DOWN OF GAS TAXES, AND HOW IT IS ALLOCATED FOR PAYING FOR ROADS. ALSO, TALKED ABOUT THE EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION THE COUNTY HAS HAD THIS PAST YEAR, AND HOW IT IS AFFECTING THE CONDITIONS OF THE ROADS.
SHERIFFS REPORT WAS GIVEN BY SHERIFF KIM COLE, HE TOLD HOW MANY CALLS IN THE TOWNSHIP FOR DECEMBER, AND COUNTY WIDE FOR 2019 .
ASSESSOR NANCY VANDERVEST ASKED THE TOWNSHIP TO ADOPT A FEW POLICIES REQUIRED BY THE STATE:
JIM MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE BOARD OF REVIEW DATES AS FOLLOWS: 2020 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING TO BE ON MARCH 3, 2020, AT 10:30 AM, BOARD OF REVIEW MEETINGS: MARCH 11, 2020 1:30 PM – 7:30 PM and MARCH 13, 2020 1:30 PM – 7:30 PM. JULY BOARD OF REVIEW : JULY 21, 2020 AT 11:00 AM. DECEMBER BOARD OF REVIEW : DECEMBER 15, 2020 AT 11:00 AM. JEROME SECONDED
JIM MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT THE RESOLUTION FOR POVERTY EXEMPTION GUIDELINES FOR ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, NOTWITHSTANDING THE VALUE OF THE PROPERTY, IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR TAX EXEMPTIONS UNDER PUBLIC ACT 390 OF 1994 (MCL 211.7u) ; THE VALUE OF ALL ADDITIONAL ASSETS SHALL NOT EXCEED 1 1/2 TIMES THE ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME OF THE APPLICANT. BOB SECONDED
2020 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 1.9%. ASSESSING REFORM GOES INTO EFFECT IN 2021.
BOB MADE A MOTION TO AMEND THE BUDGET MOVING $1000.00 INTO 101-101-801, AND, $300.00 INTO 101-101-955, FROM THE CONTINGENCY FUND. ALSO, PAYMENT OF BILLS FOR DECEMBER . JEROME SECONDED
TREASRER REPORTED THE MONEY MARKET FUND BALANCE ON 11-30-19 WAS $281,557.85, RECEIPTS FOR DECEMBER WERE $1,609.87, INTEREST WAS 180.39, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $13,402.73. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $269,945.38 ON 12-31-19.
CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE REMAINS AT $300.00 ON 12-31-19.
PERPETUAL CARE CERTIFICATE BALANCE REMAINS AT $62,821,14 ON 12-31-19.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT FUND BALANCE ON 11-31-19 WAS $127,851.91, CD MATURED, INTEREST WAS $3,153.70. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $131,005.61 ON 12-31-19.
HALL RESERVATION FUND BALANCE ON 11-30-19 WAS 1,118.65, RECEIPTS FOR DECEMBER WERE $60.00, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $60.00, INTEREST WAS .07 CENTS. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $1,118.65 ON 12-31-19.
TAX SAVINGS ACCOUNT BALANCE ON 11-30-19 $354,582.35, RECEIPTS FOR DECEMBER WERE $66,785.52, INTEREST WAS $81.50, LEAVING A BALANCE OF $298,993.95 ON 12-31-19.
TREASURERS REPORT ACCEPTED AS PRESENTED.
JIM MADE A MOTION FOR A JANUARY DISBURSEMENT, CLERKS OFFICE HAD UPDATES INSTALLED ON ALL THREE OF THE COMPUTERS, DESK TOP, QVF, E-POLL BOOK FOR ELECTIONS. BOB SECONDED
BOB MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE JACK DEHORN’S APPLICATION FOR DOCK PERMIT ON VICTORY PARK PROPERTY. ALL PAPER WORK WAS SUBMITTED, ALONG WITH PROOF OF INSURANCE. JEROME SECONDED
JIM ANNOUNCED THE NEXT COURT DATE FOR THE RON SARTO BOATHOUSE THAT IS ON VICTORY PARK PROPERTY. THE DATE WILL BE JANUARY 22, 2020 @ 10:00 AM.
JIM HAS THE BRINING CONTRACT FOR BRINING 2020, $30,453.93, WITH A PIGGY BACK.
JEROME MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE BRINING CONTRACT. BOB SECONDED
JIM TALKED TO JERRY KASS & SETH EARLE ,MASON-LAKE SOIL CONSERVATIN DISTRICT , ABOUT PLANTING TREES, AND WILD FLOWERS AT VICTORY BALL FIELD.
JUNK AUTHORITY HAS CLOSED 8 OF THE 17 CASES. IT’S A WORK IN PROGRESS, BUT IS GOING WELL.
AS OF 12/31/19 THE MASON COUNTY RURAL FIRE AUTHORITY, WILL NO LONGER BILL THE TOWNSHIPS FOR WAGES.
COUNTY COMMISSIONER JANET ANDERSEN GAVE THE COUNTY REPORT.
COUNTY TREASURER ANDREW KMETZ GAVE THE COUNTY TREASURER REPORT.
MOTION TO ADJOURN AT 7:20 PM
SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County Road Commission has announced that seasonal weight and speed restrictions will go into effect Monday, March 2, 2020 at 7 a.m. until further notice. All county roads will be restricted by reducing the maximum axle load by 35% per axle and truck speeds to 35 mph.
Weight and speed restrictions are enforced to minimize the damage caused during the Michigan’s seasonal thaw.
For additional information, please contact the Mason County Road Commission office Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm at 231.757.2882 or by email at email@example.com
Will be taking a road tour with the road commission to determine 2020 rd. projects-residents are welcome to notify the township board of ideas or trouble spots
The recent scrap tire pick-up day by the Mason County Junk Authority held in Sept. accumulated 969 tires with Victory Township residents bringing in 325 tires.
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
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 12th, 2019.The Township Assessor will also take calls,emails,or fax appeals and present them to the Victory Township Board of Review.Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax(231) 845-8270
December Board of Review: December 10th 2019 @ 11:30 am
All meeting are open to public .Please note that no hearings will be held at the Organizational meeting.(March 5th 2019)
The Board of Review will hear appeals on March 12th 9am – noon and 1pm-4pm. & March 14th 2pm-5pm and 6pm-9pm
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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