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Township Board Meeting Minutes - June 6, 2011

Proposed MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING

OF

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CHESTERFIELD

June 6, 2011

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 Trustee Cheryl Printz.

Supervisor stated that Trustee Printz is resigning her elected position and that she wished to make a statement.

Trustee Printz stated this would be her last meeting as an elected trustee and she wanted to wish the Township Board good luck going forward. She has accepted the position of City Clerk in Berkley, Michigan and their council meetings would conflict with the regularly scheduled township meetings. She sincerely thanked the residents of Chesterfield for their support and was grateful for the seven years she served on the Township Board.

Motion by Ficht, seconded by DeMuynck to approve the: 4A) Agenda as submitted but to postpone consideration of Consent Agenda items 4D and 4G for thirty days (July 6, 2011) and to note for the record that the Supervisor’s recommendations for reappointment as specified in Consent Agenda item 4F are to the Beautification Committee. 4B) Approve the minutes of the Closed Session of May 12, 2011, Regular Board Meeting of May 16, 2011 and Study Session of June 1, 2011. 4C) Approve the Payment of Bills as submitted by the Finance Department. 4E) Authorize Clerk Uglis, as Miss Chesterfield Pageant Chair, to sign the waiver of Liability and Hold Harmless Agreement for the participation of the Miss Chesterfield float in the 2011 Bay-Rama Parade. 4F) Approve Supervisor’s recommendation to reappoint Tom Yaschen and Marlene Krul with their terms expiring July 3, 2013; and Sue Grimaudo and Michele Stearns with their terms expiring July 3, 2014.

4H) Approve setting a Public Hearing for July 5, 2011 at 7 p.m. to hear comments concerning the estimated cost and expense of providing Police protection as determined by the Township Board and also on the distribution of the existing Special Assessment levy for said Police protection as approved by the voters in 1996.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Printz to approve payment of the annual (July 1, 2011-June 30, 2012) dues to the Michigan Township Association (MTA) in the amount of $5,885.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Lovelock to approve AEW’s recommendation to award the Municipal Building Heating and Cooling Maintenance Agreement to RW Mead & Sons at an annual cost of $30,996.00 for four years and to approve an additional payment of $7,985 to repair exhaust damper, refrigerant leak, VAV box, exhaust fans and B & G pump.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by Uglis to approve DPW’s request to purchase a Geographical Information System grade Global Positioning System from Michigan Surveyors Supply Inc. at an amount not to exceed $9,620.00.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by Ficht to approve a conditional offer for employment to an applicant for the position of Police and Fire Emergency Dispatcher.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Printz to approve ABC Warehouse’s request for a sidewalk sale permit with a 20’x40’ tent at 51600 Gratiot Ave., Chesterfield, MI 48051 from June 19, 2011 through June 25, 2011.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Sue Grimaudo, Lou Nigro, and Joe Miller addressed the Board during Public Comments.

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to enter into closed session at 7:38 p.m. to discuss negotiation strategy in conjunction with Police Officers Labor Council, Command Officers; Police Officers Labor Council, Clerical; and International Association of Firefighters Local 4011 pursuant to Section 8(c) of the Open Meetings Act. (Postponed from June 1, 2011 Study Session)

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to return to Open Session at 9:40 p.m.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Supervisor Lovelock stated no action was necessary as a result of the discussions during Closed Session.

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to adjourn the meeting at 9:41 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Janice M. Uglis, Clerk

Michael Lovelock, Supervisor

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ANNOUNCED RESIGNATION OF TRUSTEE PRINTZ AND HER EXPRESSION OF GRATITUDE

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF MTA DUES/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

MOTION TO AWARD MUNICIPAL BUILDING HEATING AND COOLING MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT TO RW MEAD & SONS/APPROVED

 

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE OF A GIS GRADE GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM/APPROVED

 

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE A CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT TO A POLICE/FIRE EMERGENCY DISPATCHER

/APPROVED

 

MOTION TO APPROVE A SIDEWALK SALE PERMIT WITH TENT FOR ABC WAREHOUSE

/APPROVED

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

MOTION TO ENTER CLOSED SESSION /APPROVED

MOTION TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION /APPROVED

 

 

 

 

 

 

NO ACTION NECESSARY FOLLOWING CLOSED SESSION

ADJOURNMENT

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