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Township Board Meeting Minutes - February 2, 2009

PROPOSED MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING

OF

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CHESTERFIELD

February 2, 2009

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lovelock at 7:00 P.M. at the Charter Township of Chesterfield Municipal Offices at 47275 Sugarbush, Chesterfield, MI 48047.

Present: Supervisor Lovelock, Clerk Uglis, Treasurer Hartman

Trustees: Bell, DeMuynck, Ficht, Printz

Also Present: Deputy Clerk Wurmlinger, Township Attorney Seibert

The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Junior Girl Scout Troop 170.

 

 

MEETING OPENED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Ficht to, 4a) Approve the consent agenda with addendum. Approve a new cell phone plan that will reduce the cost to the township and authorize the Township Supervisor to sign the agreement. Item will be placed as the last item, 4j), under consent agenda. 4b) Approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of January 20, 2009. 4c) Approve the payment of Bills as submitted by the Finance Department. 4d) Approve Clerk’s Office request to send the Clerk and Deputy Clerk to the Michigan Association of Municipal Clerk’s Educational Institute at a cost of $2,460.00. 4e) Approve Police Department request to purchase 80 air cartridges for mandatory training and recertification of department issued Taser devices at a cost of $1,516.00. 4f) Approve DPW request for payment of the 2009 Designated Management Agency Service Charge from Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) at a cost of $1,005.00.

4g) Approve DPW request to purchase a commercial hot water tank for the concession stand at Pollard Park from Schneider’s Supply at a cost of $2,164.00. 4h) Approve Senior Citizen Program request for payment to the Richmond/Lenox EMS at a cost of $54,570.00 for the annual senior transportation program. (Amount will be reimbursed 100% by SMART) 4i) Approve Easement Encroachment Agreement for Waterside Marketplace, LLC, Parcel #009-020-177-002 for a permit for encroachment on a public utility easement to construct a portion of a monument sign, subject to, and abiding by comments of the DPW and Building Department. 4j) Approve Finance Department request to enter into an agreement for a new cell phone plan that will reduce the cost to the township and authorize the Township Supervisor to sign the agreement.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

CONSENT AGENDA

/APPROVED

Motion by Hartman, seconded by Printz to open the Public Hearing at 7:11 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Speakers: Nancy Orewyler

Thelda Miller

Representative from Care House

Representative from MCCSA Senior CHORE Program

Representative from Macomb County Warming Center

Police Chief Bruce Smith for Care House

Clerk Uglis also noted that Senior Center Coordinator Carol Rose requested that $72,950 be allocated for the construction of a walking bridge over the Au Vase Creek connecting the Senior walking path to the Historic Village.

 

MOTION TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PROPOSED ALLOCATIONS FOR THE 2009 CDBG FUNDS/APPROVED

     

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Printz to close the Public Hearing at 7:25 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PROPOSED ALLOCATIONS FOR THE 2009 CDBG FUNDS/APPROVED

Motion by Printz, seconded by Hartman to approve allocations of funds for the Community Development Block Grant as follows:

Chesterfield Township Senior Center, $6,250.00

CARE Student Assistance Program, $750.00

Care House Child Advocacy Services, $1,000.00

MCREST Rotating Emergency Shelter, $1,000.00

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Emergency Assistance, $2,000.00

Macomb County Warming Center, $1,000.00

MCCSA Senior Chore Program, $1,000.00

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

MOTION TO

ALLOCATE 2009

CDBG FUNDS/APPROVED

Motion by Uglis, seconded by Ficht to adopt a resolution to extend by one year and add two additional (total of six) years to an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate for Cox Industries on Real and Personal Property. The facility is located at 30800 26 Mile Road, Chesterfield, MI.

Roll Call Vote:

Ayes: Uglis, Ficht, DeMuynck, Hartman, Lovelock, Printz, Bell

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

MOTION TO ADOPT AND EXTEND AN IFTEC FOR COX INDUSTRIES /APPROVED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Printz to approve the Supervisor signing an agreement between Pro-line Asphalt Paving Corp. and Chesterfield Township regarding specific remedial work on the Municipal Building Hike/Bike path, and the extension of the Maintenance and Guarantee Bonds.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TOWNSHIP AND PRO-LINE ASPHALT REGARDING REPAIRS TO THE HIKE/BIKE PATH/APPROVED

Motion by Uglis, seconded by Ficht to approve Police Department request to purchase six Patrol vehicles and two Detective Bureau vehicles at a cost of $182,777.45.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE OF POLICE DEPARTMENT VEHICLES

/APPROVED

Motion by Printz, seconded by DeMuynck to rescind earlier motion regarding the allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Printz, seconded by Hartman to approve allocation of Community Devolvement Block Grant funds as follows:

Chesterfield Township Senior Center, $6,250.00

CARE Student Assistance Program, $750.00

Care House Child Advocacy Services, $1,000.00

MCREST Rotating Emergency Shelter, $1,000.00

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Emergency Assistance, $2,000.00

Macomb County Warming Center, $1,000.00

MCCSA Senior Chore Program, $1,000.00

Township Administrative Cost, $2,000.00

Senior Bridge Project, $72,000.00

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy Orewyler, Louis Nigro, Thelda E. Miller, Holli Allen, Joe Miller addressed the Board during Public Comments.

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to adjourn the meeting at 7:54 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

MOTION TO RESCIND EARLIER MOTION ON ALLOCATION OF CDBG FUNDS/APPROVED

MOTION TO

ALLOCATE 2009

CDBG FUNDS/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

_______________________ ___________________________

Janice M. Uglis, Clerk Michael Lovelock, Supervisor

   

 

 

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