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Township Board Meeting Minutes - August 1, 2011

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING

OF

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CHESTERFIELD

August 1, 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: DeMuynck, Ficht, Bell, Alexie

Also Present: Deputy Clerk Wurmlinger, Township Attorney Seibert

Clerk Uglis administered the oath of office to Board of Trustee appointee, Gerald Alexie.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chesterfield Township Parks and Recreation Day Campers and Camp Director Donna Young.

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Ficht to approve the: 5A) Agenda as submitted. 5B) Approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of July 18 and Special Board Meetings of July 19 and 25, 2011. 5C) Approve the Payment of Bills as submitted by the Finance Department. 5D) Approve the Central Macomb Fraternal Order of Police’s request to waive a pavilion fee at Brandenburg Park on August 13, 2011. 5E) Approve the Treasurer’s Office request to place Street Lighting Special Assessments on the 2011 tax rolls. 5F) Approve the Treasurer’s Office request to place Detention Pond Special Assessments on the 2011 tax rolls. 5G) Approve the Parks and Recreation Department’s request to print and mail the Fall Program Brochure to all Chesterfield mailing addresses at a cost not to exceed $5,352.00. The lowest quote is from Litho Printing Systems. 5H) Approve the Supervisor’s Office request to change the effective date on the Police Chief’s Contract from June 20, 2011 to March 17, 2011.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Hartman to approve the purchase of GFI-VIPRE anti-virus software for township computers to replace expiring anti-virus software. The purchase to be made from HI-TECH at a total cost of $2,836.45.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Hartman, seconded by Alexie to adopt Resolution 2011-11 authorizing the Charter Township of Chesterfield to join in the formation of the Macomb County Resource and Recycling Authority in accordance with MCL 123.301. Clerk Uglis read the resolution into the record:

WHEREAS, the Charter Township of Chesterfield, from time to time, negotiates and executes waste and recycling hauling and disposal agreements; and

WHEREAS, the Charter Township of Chesterfield is mindful of budget and revenue concerns to identify and explore the consolidation of services with other local governments to seek lower costs with equivalent services to its citizens; and

WHEREAS, the joint Garbage and Rubbish Disposal Act of 1947 promotes and encourages any two (2) or more cities, villages or townships to incorporate an authority for the purpose of the collection or disposal, or both, of municipal waste; and

WHEREAS, the Charter Township of Chesterfield wishes to work with nearby municipalities, including, but not limited to, Chesterfield Township, to form such an authority to be known as the "Macomb County Resource & Recycling Authority ("MCRRA"); and

WHEREAS, the goals and objectives of MCRRA will be to consolidate services and solicit lower service rates to the citizens of MCRRA.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Charter Township of Chesterfield authorizes the Township Supervisor to execute documents as necessary to form and join MCRRA and to report to the Charter Township of Chesterfield Board of Trustees accordingly. Any service RFPs or contracts must be reviewed and acted on by the Charter Township of Chesterfield Board of Trustees.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by DeMuynck, seconded by Lovelock to approve the Police Department’s request to renew the department’s membership with Macomb Community College, Criminal Justice Training Center from July, 2011 through July, 2012 at a cost of $5405.00.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Joe Miller addressed the Board during Public Comments.

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to enter into closed session at 7:24 p.m. to discuss negotiation strategy in conjunction with MAPE Grievance #11-065, pursuant to Section 8(e) of the Open Meetings Act.

Roll Call Vote:

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

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to return to Open Session at 7:43 p.m.

Roll Call Vote:

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

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 7:52 P.M.

Ayes: All

Nays: None MOTION CARRIED

 

Janice M. Uglis, Clerk

Michael Lovelock, Supervisor

OATH OF OFFICE TO BOARD OF TRUSTEE APPOINTEE GERALD ALEXIE

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

CONSENT AGENDA

/APPROVED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE OF GFI-VIPRE ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE FOR TOWNSHIP COMPUTERS

/APPROVED

 

 

MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2011-11

AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION IN THE MACOMB COUNTY RESOURCE AND RECYCLING AUTHORITY/ADOPTED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOTION TO APPROVE POLICE DEPT. MEMBERSHIP WITH MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE, CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING CENTER/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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