|REGULAR BOARD MEETING
FEBRUARY 8, 2021
MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 6:07 PM BY SUPERVISOR JIM MAZUR. DUE TO COVID-19, AND THE EXTENDED CURRENT MDHHS MANDATES THERE CAN BE NO IN-PERSON MEETINGS UNTIL AFTER FEBRUARY 21, 2021. THE TOWNSHIP BOARD ONCE AGAIN CHOSE TO CONDUCT THE MEETING BY TELECONFERENCE. SUPERVISOR MAZUR TOOK MEETING PACKETS TO ALL THE BOARD MEMBERS, A INFORMATION NOTICE WAS PUT ON THE TOWNHALL, AND, IT WAS POSTED ON THE TOWNSHIP WEBSITE.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT WERE TRUSTEE PAPES, TREASURER GEERS, TRUSTEE KESLING, CLERK EGELER. WE HAD NO GUEST ATTEND.
MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS PRESENTED.
THERE WAS NO SHERIFFS REPORT.
THERE WAS NO COUNTY COMMISSIONER REPORT.
MOTION WAS GIVEN BY PAPES AND SECONDED BY KESLING TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS.
AYES: MOTION CARRIED
TREASURER REPORTED THAT THE MONEY MARKET FUND BALANCE ON 12/31/20 WAS $173,668.32, RECEIPTS WERE $23,241.00, INTEREST WAS $33.15, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $5,344.54. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $191,597.93 ON 1/31/21.
CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE REMAINS AT $300.00 ON 1/31/21.
PERPETUAL CARE CERTIFICATE BALANCE REMAINS AT $62,821.14 ON 1/31/21.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT BALANCE REMAINS AT $232,007.31 ON 1/31/21.
HALL RESERVATION FUND BALANCE ON 12/31/20 WAS $1,119.33, THERE WERE NO RECEIPTS OR DISBURSEMENTS, THE INTEREST WAS .05 CENTS. LEAVING A BALANCE OF $1,119.38 ON 1/31/21.
TAX ACCOUNT BALANCE ON 12/31/20 WAS $253,100.25, RECEIPTS FOR JANUARY WERE $304,130.60, DISBURSEMENTS WERE $486,319.68, THERE WAS NO INTEREST REPORTED AT THIS TIME, LEAVING A BALANCE OF $70,911.17 ON 1/31/21.
TREASURERS REPORT ACCEPTED AS PRESENTED.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY JIM AND SECONDED BY JEROME THAT THE TOWNSHIP GIVE THE REQUESTED $550.00 TO THE ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION, THAT REPRESENTS THREE COUNTIES.
ROLL CALL VOTE:
AYES BOB, PATTI, BARB, JIM, JEROME
A MOTION WAS MADE BY JEROME AND SECONDED BY BOB THAT WE PASS THE MOTION TO ADOPT THE RESOLUTION FOR POVERTY 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. (REASON FOR PASSING AGAIN, THEY CHANGED SOME OF THE VERBAGE)
ROLL CALL VOTE:
AYES: BARB, JIM, BOB, PATTI, JEROME
BOARD DISCUSSED PUBLIC ACT 253 OF 2020, WHEREAS POVERTY EXEMPTIONS BE ABLE TO BE CARRIED OVER FOR UP TO THREE YEARS, WITHOUT HAVING TO FILE NEW PAPERS EVERY YEAR. AFTER DISCUSSION, THE BOARD AGREED NOT TO ADOPT THIS RESOLUTION.
FOR A DOUBLE APPLICATION, ROAD DUST CONTROL CONTRACT. APPLIED IN TWO COURSE @ A COST OF $21,544.37 TO THE TOWNSHIP.
JEROME MADE A MOTION THAT WE ACCEPT THE CONTRACT FOR DUST CONTROL APPLICATION CONTRACT. BOB SECONDED
ROLL CALL VOTE:
AYES: JEROME, BOB, PATTI, BARB, JIM
BUDGET PREP MEETING WILL BE MARCH 15, 2021 @ 5PM, BUDGET HEARING WILL BE MARCH 29, 2021 @5PM
2021-2022 MEETING DATES: APRIL 5, 2021, MAY 4, 2021, JUNE 1, 2021, JULY 12, 2021, AUGUST 2, 2021, SEPTEMBER 13, 2021,
OCTOBER 4, 2021, NOVEMBER 1, 2021, DECEMBER 6, 2021, JANUARY 3, 2022, FEBRUARY 7, 2022, MARCH 7, 2022
MOTION TO ADJOURN AT 6:46PM
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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