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Township Board Meeting Minutes - November 15, 2011

Proposed MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

OF

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CHESTERFIELD

November 15, 2011

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 (Excused at 3:00pm.), Treasurer Hartman

Trustees: DeMuynck, Ficht, Bell, Alexie

Also Present: Deputy Clerk Wurmlinger, Finance Director Bauer, Deputy Treasurer Clark,

DPW Superintendent Gayeski, Parks and Recreation Director Piekarski, Fire Chief Charbonneau, and Senior Center Coordinator Rose

Supervisor Lovelock opened the meeting by outlining the budget process and stating that based on the comments of the Township Board members at the November 7, 2011 Regular Board Meeting he has worked with department directors to reduce the proposed budget by an additional $300,000.00. He feels that this is the best possible budget at this time.

The following Department Directors were in attendance to answer questions on individual line items in their department budget:

Ellen Clark-Deputy Treasurer, Doug Charbonneau-Fire Chief, Joe Gayeski-DPW Superintendent, Richard Piekarski-Parks and Recreation Director, and Carol Rose-Senior Center Coordinator.

The following line items in the budget were discussed:

Fire Department revenues: Cost Recovery, Planning Review, Permit. Expenditures: Overtime, Paid on Call, FICA, EMS Supplies, Uniforms, Utilities, Office Equipment, Travel, Miscellaneous and Education Pay. Fire Equipment Expenditures: Equipment and Vehicles. Township Hall and Grounds Expenditures: Capital Outlay and Park Property Improvements. Water and Sewer: Assistant’s position. Parks and Recreation Department: Miss Chesterfield and Township Ceremony programs. Building Department: Supplies. Supervisor’s Office: Travel and Training. Trustee’s Office: Telephone. Treasurer’s Office: Travel and Training. Elections: Election Reimbursement Revenue.

No one addressed the board.

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to adjourn at 3:50 pm.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Janice M. Uglis, Clerk Michael Lovelock, Supervisor

SUPERVISOR’S STATEMENT ON BUDGET PROCESS

 

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES BUDGET DISCUSSION WITH DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

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