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Township Board Meeting Minutes - October 13, 2010

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lovelock at 3:30 P.M. in 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, Deputy Treasurer Clark, Finance Director Bauer Benefits Coordinator Jossey, DPW Superintendent Gayeski, Building Administrator Shortt, Police Chief Smith, Fire Chief Charbonneau and Parks and Recreation Director Piekarski

Supervisor Lovelock asked Finance Director Victoria Bauer to give an overview of the 2011 Proposed Budget. As an introduction she gave each board member a packet of information that included a 2010-2011 Budget Comparison of Revenue and Expenditures, Fund Balance History, Projected Tax Collection Graph, General Fund Revenue pie chart, Fire Revenue pie chart, Fire Equipment Revenue pie chart and Building Department Revenue pie chart. Ms. Bauer then went through the proposed 2011 Budget by account and fielded questions from board members. In account #101-248, General Administration reductions were made to the Engineering and Publication accounts of $20,000.00 each. Clerk Uglis had Deputy Clerk Wurmlinger explain the reductions that will occur in the Elections budget if Proposal 1 does not pass in the November General Election. These reductions would be reflected in the budget when presented to the board for final approval in December.

No action was taken.

The need for revisions to the current Purchasing Policy was discussed. Proposed changes to the threshold for routine purchases needing prior board approval was explained by Finance Director Bauer.

No action was taken.



Motion by Lovelock, seconded by Ficht to adjourn the meeting at 5:05 P.M.

Ayes: All



Janice M. Uglis, Clerk Michael E. Lovelock, Supervisor

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