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Township Board Meeting Minutes - April 6, 2009

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING

OF

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CHESTERFIELD

April 6, 2009

The meeting was called to order by Clerk Uglis at 7:00 p.m. in the Charter Township of Chesterfield Municipal Offices at 47275 Sugarbush, Chesterfield, MI 48047.

Present: Clerk Uglis, Treasurer Hartman

Trustees: DeMuynck, Ficht, Printz

Excused: Supervisor Lovelock, Trustee Bell

Also Present: Deputy Clerk Wurmlinger, Township Attorney Seibert

The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Cub Scout Pack #372 Webelos I.

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Ficht to appoint Clerk Uglis to chair the April 6, 2009 Regular Board meeting.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

MEETING OPENED

 

MOTION TO APPOINT CLERK UGLIS TO CHAIR MEETING

/APPROVED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Ficht to approve: 4a) The consent agenda as submitted with the removal indefinitely of item 4i) DPW: Request approval to post and hire seasonal employees for 2009 park season at Brandenburg Park; 2 concession employees, 7 booth employees, 2 seasonal park employees, 1 storm water employee, all at an hourly rate of $7.50, and 2 Security guards at $10.00 per hour. Additionally the DPW would like authorization to occasionally recall a booth employee during the winter weekends to collect for Ice Fishing.

4b) Approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of March 16, 2009 and the Study Session of March 16, 2009. 4c) Approve the Payment of Bills as submitted by the Finance Department. 4d) Approve Supervisor’s recommendation for a temporary leave of absence, from the Planning Commission, for James Moran while he is on active duty overseas. 4e) Approve Supervisor’s recommendation to participate in the Meldrum Creek Sediment Removal Contract with the Macomb County Public Works Office at a cost of $76,734.00. 4f) Approve Supervisor’s request for at least one additional application of brine for dust control on gravel roads beyond the two applications applied by the County Road Commission, and to authorize the Supervisor to monitor the condition of the roads and order additional applications if necessary without returning the issue to the Board. The cost for these additional applications is $5,796.00. 4g) Approve

Supervisor’s appointment of Margaret C. Doll to the Economic Development Corporation with the term expiring August 8, 2015. 4h) Approve DPW request to purchase and have installed a new video security system for the Municipal Building from Ryder Security at a cost of $6,550.00. 4j) Approve DPW request to purchase and have installed 400 amp connectors on the generators at the sewer station located at 23 Mile and Fairchild Roads from La Belle Electrical Contractors at a cost of $4,255.00. 4k) Approve DPW request to award the printing of the annual Consumer Confidence Report to Matrix Printing, the lowest bidder, in the amount of $1,960.00. 4l) Approve Police Department request to purchase a mapping software upgrade embedded in the CAD/RMS system from New World Software at a cost of $5,800.00. 4m) Approve Police Department request to have revisions made to Police Department SOP #4-5, 410 - Citations and to print same for distribution to all personnel.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

CONSENT AGENDA

/APPROVED

Motion by Printz, seconded by Ficht to open the Public Hearing at 7:21 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

MOTION TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT FOR MOTOR CITY STAMPING

/APPROVED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Printz to close the Public Hearing at 7:24 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Motion by Hartman, seconded by Printz to approve a request from Motor City Stamping to establish an Industrial Development District located at 47825 Gratiot Avenue, Chesterfield, MI 48051.

Roll Call Vote:

Ayes: Hartman, Printz, Uglis, Ficht, DeMuynck

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING

REGARDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT FOR MOTOR CITY STAMPING

/APPROVED

 

 

MOTION TO ESTABLISH

AN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT FOR MOTOR CITY STAMPING

/APPROVED

 

Motion by Ficht, seconded by DeMuynck to open the Public Hearing at 7:26 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

MOTION TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE APPLICATION OF AN IFTEC FOR MOTOR CITY STAMPING

/APPROVED

Motion by Printz, seconded by DeMuynck to close the Public Hearing at 7:30 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE APPLICATION OF AN IFTEC FOR MOTOR CITY STAMPING

/APPROVED

Motion by Ficht, seconded by Hartman to approve an application from Motor City Stamping for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate for personal property for a period of nine years. The facility is located at 47825 Gratiot Avenue, Chesterfield, MI 48051.

Roll Call Vote:

Ayes: Ficht, Hartman, Printz, Uglis, DeMuynck

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

MOTION TO APPROVE AN APPLICATION FROM MOTOR CITY STAMPING FOR AN IFTEC FOR 9 YEARS/APPROVED

Motion by Printz, seconded by Hartman to postpone adoption of the Fire Prevention and Protection Ordinance amending Chapter 38 adding Article V Fire/Rescue Call Reimbursement and Cost Recovery April 20, 2009.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

MOTION TO POSTPONE ADOPTION OF THE FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION ORDINANCE

/APPROVED

 

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Ficht to adopt Resolution 2009-07 implementing the National Incident Management System as the standard for the Charter Township of Chesterfield.

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Township of Chesterfield, Michigan, does hereby find as follows:

WHEREAS, in Homeland Security Directive (HSPD)-5, the President directed the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to develop and administer a National Incident Management System (NIMS), which would provide a consistent nationwide approach for federal, state, and local governments to work together more effectively and efficiently to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from domestic incidents, regardless of cause, size or complexity;

WHEREAS, the collective input and guidance from all federal, state, and local homeland security partners has been, and will continue to be, vital to the development, effective implementation and utilization of a comprehensive NIMS:

WHEREAS, it is necessary that all federal, state, and local emergency management agencies and personnel coordinate their efforts to effectively and efficiently provide the highest levels of incident management;

WHEREAS, to facilitate the most efficient and effective incident management it is critical that federal, state, and local organizations utilize standardized terminology, standardized organizational structures, interoperable communications, consolidated action plans, unified command structures, uniform personnel qualification standards, uniform standards for planning, training, and exercising, comprehensive resource management, and designated incident facilities during emergencies or disasters:

WHEREAS, the NIMS standardized procedure for managing personnel, communications, facilities and resources will improve the Township of Chesterfield’s ability to utilize federal funding to enhance local and state agency readiness, maintain first responder safety, and streamline incident management processes;

WHEREAS, the Incident Command System components, of NIMS are already an integral part of various incident management activities throughout the Township of Chesterfield, including all public safety and emergency response organizations training program;

WHEREAS, the National Commission of Terrorist Attacks (9-11 Commission) recommended adoption of a standardized Incident Command System;

 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Township Board of the Charter Township of Chesterfield, Macomb County, Michigan that we, the Members of the Township Board do hereby endorse and hereby establish the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as the standard for incident management for the Township of Chesterfield.

Roll Call Vote:

Ayes: DeMuynck, Ficht, Printz, Uglis, Hartman

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2009-07

/APPROVED

Motion by DeMuynck seconded by Ficht to adopt Resolution 2009-08 approving the payment of the annual energy cost for the Carpool Lot Lighting installed by the Michigan Department of Transportation at I-94 and M-19.

WHEREAS, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) would like to provide added security at the I-94 M-19 carpool lot, which is located near I-94 and M-19 Interchange which is well utilized by carpoolers.

WHEREAS, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will facilitate the installation of one 250-watt high pressure sodium vapor shielded flood light on a wood pole on the north side of the carpool lot.

WHEREAS, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will pay for the initial construction cost while Detroit Edison will install, own, and maintain the lighting system.

WHEREAS, an agreement needs to be met with the Charter Township of Chesterfield and Detroit Edison saying the annual energy cost will be paid by Chesterfield Township. The approximate annual cost will be $223.92.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Township Board of the Charter Township of Chesterfield, Macomb County, Michigan that we, the Members of the Township Board are in agreement to provide safety for the location of I-94 and M-19 and will pay the annual energy bill for the light.

Roll Call Vote:

Ayes: DeMuynck, Ficht, Hartman, Printz, Uglis

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2009-08

/APPROVED

Tom Dunn, Ron Jurczak, Amy Zarate, Max Sokolnicki, and Joe Miller addressed the Board during Public Comments.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

     

 

 

 

 

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Ficht to adjourn the meeting at 8:11 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 Janice M. Uglis, Clerk

Michael Lovelock, Supervisor

   

 

 

 

 

 

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