Township Board Meeting Minutes - November 15,
Proposed MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
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
Trustees: DeMuynck, Ficht, Bell, Alexie
Also Present: Deputy Clerk Wurmlinger, Finance Director Bauer, Deputy
DPW Superintendent Gayeski, Parks and Recreation Director Piekarski, Fire
Chief Charbonneau, and Senior Center Coordinator Rose
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
No one addressed the board.
Motion by Lovelock, seconded by DeMuynck to adjourn at 3:50 pm.
Nays: None MOTION CARRIED
Janice M. Uglis, Clerk Michael Lovelock, Supervisor
STATEMENT ON BUDGET PROCESS
BOARD OF TRUSTEES BUDGET DISCUSSION WITH DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS