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Township Board Meeting Minutes - December 6, 2010

Proposed MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING

OF

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CHESTERFIELD

December 6, 2010

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Lovelock at 7:00 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, Township Attorney Seibert

The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance by Zoning Board of Appeals Member Tom Yaschen.

The Board held a moment of silence for Army Specialist Shane Ahmed who was killed in the line of duty by insurgents in Afghanistan. His parents are residents of Chesterfield Township.

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Uglis to approve the: 4A) Agenda as submitted. 4B) Approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting and Closed Session of November 15, 2010. 4C) Approve the Payment of Bills as submitted by the Finance Department. 4D) Approve the Finance Department’s request of the final budget amendments to the 2010 Budget and to complete all Inter-fund transfers. 4E) Approve the Fire Department’s request to pay Pallisco Contracting Company Inc. for additional concrete and catch basin work done at Station #1. 4F) Approve the Parks and Recreation Department’s request to print and mail the Winter Program Brochure to all Chesterfield mailing addresses at a cost not to exceed $5,350.00. The lowest quote is from Litho Printing Systems. 4G) Approve the Police Department’s request to present a conditional offer for employment to an applicant for the position of Police and Fire Emergency Dispatcher. 4H) Approve the Supervisor’s Office request to have the Supervisor and Clerk sign a five year agreement for ambulance service throughout the Township with Medstar, Inc.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Uglis, seconded by Ficht to open the Public Hearing at 7:05 p.m. to hear comments on the proposed 2011 Township Budget.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Lou Nigro, Don Markowsky and Joe Miller addressed the board. Finance Director Bauer answered questions and gave a brief overview.

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by Ficht to close the Public Hearing at 7:25 p.m.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Uglis, seconded by DeMuynck to approve and adopt the 2011 Township Budget as presented.

Roll Call Vote

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Printz, seconded by Ficht to approve the Township Zoning Amendment No.110-97 Section 76-98, Medical Marijuana Uses.

(Summary: AN ORDINANCE amending the Charter Township of Chesterfield Code of Ordinances, by amending Article 111 (GENERAL PROVISIONS) for Medical Marijuana Uses. The purpose of this Amendment is to provide regulation of those uses which are directly related to the distribution, consumption and growing of medicinal marijuana such as dispensaries, compassion centers and the like. Further, the amendment would also provide standards for those persons who are a registered caregiver with the Township.)

Roll Call Vote

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Ficht to approve Ordinance Amendment No.129-03 regarding specific regulations for Pylon Signs.

(Summary: AN ORDINANCE To amend the Chesterfield Township SIGN ORDINANCE NO. 129 to regulate and control signs in the Charter Township of Chesterfield, to designate violations of this ordinance to be municipal civil infractions, and to provide for civil fines and sanctions for violations, to designate authorized Township officials to issue municipal civil infractions, citations and municipal infraction violation notices and to repeal all ordinances or part of ordinances in conflict herewith.)

Roll Call Vote

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by Hartman to approve the Finance Department’s request to update the Township’s Purchasing Policy.

Roll Call Vote

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

Nays: Ficht MOTION CARRIED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Printz to adopt Resolution #2010-21 authorizing the Township to collect 100% of the Macomb Intermediate School District 2011 Summer tax levy to include debt services, pursuant to and in compliance with P.A. 333 of 1982.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Printz, seconded by DeMuynck to adopt Resolution #2010-22 authorizing the Township to collect 50% of the New Haven School District 2011 Summer tax levy to include debt services, pursuant to and in compliance with P.A. 333 of 1982.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Uglis, seconded by Ficht to adopt Resolution #2010-23 authorizing the Township to collect 100% of the L’Anse Creuse School District 2011 Summer tax levy to include debt services, pursuant to and in compliance with P.A. 333 of 1982.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Ficht, seconded by DeMuynck to adopt Resolution #2010-24 authorizing the Township to collect 50% of the Anchor Bay School District 2011 Summer tax levy to include debt services, pursuant to and in compliance with P.A. 333 of 1982.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

No one addressed the Board during Public Comments.

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to adjourn the meeting at 7:43 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Janice M. Uglis, Clerk

Michael Lovelock, Supervisor

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

/APPROVED

MOTION TO OPEN PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED 2011 BUDGET/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED 2011 BUDGET/APPROVED

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE AND ADOPT THE 20101 TOWNSHIP BUDGET AS PRESENTED

/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE MEDICAL MARIJUANA ZONING AMENDMENT

/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE THE PYLON SIGN ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE THE UPDATED PURCHASING POLICY

/APPROVED

 

 

 

MOTION TO COLLECT 2011 SUMMER TAXES FOR MACOMB INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT /APPROVED

 

 

 

MOTION TO COLLECT 2011 SUMMER TAXES FOR NEW HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT /APPROVED

 

 

 

MOTION TO COLLECT 2011 SUMMER TAXES FOR L’ANSE CREUSE SCHOOL DISTRICT /APPROVED

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OTION TO COLLECT 2011 SUMMER TAXES FOR ANCHOR BAY SCHOOL DISTRICT /APPROVED

 

 

 

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