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Township Board Minutes - January 5, 2009

Proposed MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING

OF

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CHESTERFIELD

January 5, 2009

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 led by the Lempke-Blackwell VFW Post 7573 Color Guard.

 

 

MEETING OPENED

Motion by Uglis, seconded by DeMuynck to: 4a) Approve the consent agenda as submitted with Agenda Addendum; Closed Session to consult with attorney regarding Rebecca Pollack v. Chesterfield Township. 4b) Approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of December 15, 2008. 4c) Approve the Payment of Bills as submitted by the Finance Department. 4d) Approve Supervisor’s request to appoint James Klonowski to Zoning Board of Appeals with the term expiring June 1, 2011. 4e) Approve Supervisor’s request to appoint Tom Yaschen as an alternate to the Zoning Board of Appeals. 4f) Approve Supervisor’s request to appoint Paul Miller to the Planning Commission with the term expiring June 1, 2011. 4g) Approve setting a Public Hearing for January 20, 2009 at 7:00 P.M. on an application for the transfer of an existing Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate abatement (IFT #2007-424), expiring on December 30, 2014 for Off Site Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. They are currently located at 48750 Structural Dr. 4h) Approve setting a Public Hearing for January 20, 2009 at 7:00 P.M. on an application for the transfer of an existing Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate abatement (IFT #2002-065), expiring on December 30, 2010 for Off Site Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. They are currently located at 48750 Structural Dr. 4i) Approve introduction and first publication of amendment to the Sidewalk Ordinance #131, Section 11, Sidewalk Repair Fund Subsection C amendment.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

4i)

4

CONSENT AGENDA

/APPROVED

Motion by Printz, seconded by Hartman to open the Public Hearing

at 7:08 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

MOTION TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE APPLICATION OF AN IFTEC FOR TURRI’S ITALIAN FOODS /APPROVED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Printz to close the Public Hearing at 7:16 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING

REGARDING THE APPLICATION OF AN IFTEC FOR TURRI’S ITALIAN FOODS /APPROVED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Ficht to open the Public Hearing

at 7:17 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

MOTION TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE APPLICATION OF AN IFTEC FOR DYNAMIC CONTROL INC. /APPROVED

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

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING

REGARDING THE APPLICATION OF AN IFTEC FOR DYNAMIC CONTROL INC. /APPROVED

Motion by Printz, seconded by Hartman to approve an application from Turri’s Italian Foods Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate for personal property for a period of nine years. The facility is located at 50903 Russell Schmidt, Chesterfield, MI 48051.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

MOTION TO APPROVE AN APPLICATION FROM TURRI’S ITALIAN FOOD FOR AN IFTEC FOR 9 YEARS/APPROVED

Motion by Printz, seconded by Ficht to approve an application from Dynamic Control Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate for personal property for a period of eleven years. The facility is located at 50903 Russell Schmidt, Chesterfield, MI 48051.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Uglis, seconded by DeMuynck to approve a request to post and hire a full time General Laborer for the Department of Public Works at a starting rate of $15.28 per hour.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Printz, seconded by Ficht to approve Police Department request to allow Administrative Sergeant Bradley A. Kersten to enroll in the Eastern Michigan University School of Police Staff and Command at a total cost of $1,200.00.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Hartman, seconded by DeMuynck to approve a Michigan Liquor Control Commission license transfer, with Entertainment Consent Stipulation, from Kim Che, Inc., to Wintergarden Tavern East, LLC. located at 46777 North Gratiot, Chesterfield MI.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

Motion by Ficht, seconded by Printz, to approve Resolution #2009-01 amending the annual Business Registration fees.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

 

Motion by Uglis, seconded by Printz to deny Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) appeal from Juanita D. Murdock.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Bell to adopt Resolution #1 and set a Public Hearing for January 20, 2009 at 7:00 P.M. on the establishment of a Special Assessment District (SAD) to defray the cost of operating and maintaining the Storm Water Collection System within the boundaries of the Chesterfield N. Wal-Mart including but not limited to, the operation and maintenance, removal of weeds and other debris from the Storm Sewers, Detention Facilities, Retention Facilities, sedimentation basins/devices, swales, ditches, drains, natural water courses, storm water related easements and all components of said system.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Printz, seconded by DeMuynck to enter closed session pursuant to Section 8(e) of the Open Meeting Act to consult with the attorney on a trial and/or settlement strategy regarding case #2:07-CV-12573 Rebecca Pollack v. Chesterfield Township.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Entered Closed Session at 8:03 P.M.

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by Bell to return to Open Session at 8:57 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to authorize Township Attorney to continue settlement negotiations consistent with closed session discussions.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

 

Thelda Miller, Lou Nigro, Don Markowski, Holli Allen, Amy Zarate, Joe Miller, Gary Allen, and Andrew Allen addressed the Board during Public Comments.

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE AN APPLICATION FROM DYNAMIC CONTROL INC. FOR AN IFTEC FOR 11 YEARS /APPROVED

MOTION TO APPROVE DPW REQUEST TO HIRE GENERAL LABORER

/APPROVED

MOTION TO APPROVE SGT. KERSTEN FOR ENROLLMENT IN THE SCHOOL OF POLICE STAFF AND COMMAND

/APPROVED

MOTION TO APPROVE A TRANSFER OF A MICHIGAN LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION LICENSE FROM KIM CHE INC. TO WINTERGARDEN TAVERN EAST LLC.

/APPROVED

MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION #2009-1 AMENDING THE ANNUAL BUSINESS REGISTRATION FEES

/APPROVED

 

 

 

MOTION TO DENY FOIA APPEAL FROM JUANITA D. MURDOCK

/APPROVED

MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION #1 AND SET A PUBLIC HEARING FOR A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT FOR CHESTERFIELD N. WAL-MART/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

MOTION TO ENTER CLOSED SESSION/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

MOTION TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOTION TO AUTHORIZE TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY TO CONTINUE NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING REBECCA POLLOCK V. CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP/APPROVED

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to adjourn the meeting at 9:36 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

ADJOURNMENT

     

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Janice M. Uglis, Clerk Michael Lovelock, Supervisor

   
     

 

 

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