WINDSOR CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES
REGULAR MEETING – AUGUST 11, 2020 – 7:30 PM
VIA VIDEO/TELECONFERENCE – GOTOMEETING
The meeting was called to order at 7:30 pm by Supervisor Slucter with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Present: Slucter, Rumsey, Fritts, Myers, Piper, Pray and Fabijancic
Piper moved and Fabijancic seconded to approve the Agenda as written. Carried 7-0.
Myers moved and Piper seconded to approve the Consent Agenda. Carried 7-0.
General Fund consisting of Voucher #32985 through Voucher #33026 equaling: $82,863.54 plus digital transfers and payments of $18,426.73 making a Grand Total of $101,290.27.
Payroll Report consisting of Voucher #41823 through #41836 equaling: $4,575.81 plus direct deposits of $36,798.26 making a Grand Total of $41,374.07.
Sheriff’s Report: Deputy Holliday reported on some incidents in the township.
Planning Commission: 1) Tomorrow’s meeting will be holding a Public Hearing for Special Use Permit and setting dates for Public Hearings for two other Special Use Permits.
Sewer Board: None
Emergency Service Department: Chief Miller reported: 1) Received a donation of a Bellyak rescue Kayak from Matt Jankoviak, Dimondale Canoe & Kayak. This is very helpful in river rescues and can effectively be launched from some one’s backyard. 2) After the medical control conference call and the introduction of the Governors Executive orders 20-160 and 161, additional steps were added to procedure 5 and created a procedure 6 in the Emergency Services Covid-19 Preparedness and Response Plan. These procedures adds wearing of mask in front of ambulance, updating on cleaning procedures, cleaning of desk area’s before and after shift and some required signage.
Assessor/Preston Community Services: 1) Field inspections and property card verification is approximately a third of the way completed. 2) Spoke earlier this year about assessing reform from the state such as changes to the Board of Review training, there is another matter coming through shortly in regards to a designated assessor at Eaton County. The county will probably be requiring the board to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement. Will keep the board updated as information is received.
Supervisor’s Report: 1) Information was provided to the board on Elias Auto Sales zoning issues. 2) Pictures were shown on repairs made to the Old Maid Drain slopes at Cemetery. Thanks to Jim Bogi for working with the Drain Commission at getting this done at no cost to the township. 3) Brick is pulling away on the Mausoleum. Jim Bogi went over a little bit of the history of the Mausoleum. Made appointments with businesses to evaluate and to provide estimate of repair. 4) Rumsey moved and Piper seconded to accept the resignation of Jerry Brija from the Planning Commission. Carried 7-0.
Public Officials: None
Other Reports & Announcements:
Clerk Rumsey reported on having a 39% turnout for the August 4, 2020 Primary/Special Election. There were 1641 absent voter ballots tabulated, up 120% from the Primary in 2016. We anticipate absent voter ballots for the November General Election to be even higher.
Hear Public Present for Agenda Items: None
Matt Jankoviak updated the Board on the 9995 Billwood House. Still looking for a new contractor to finish outside of house. Working with the Dimondale Business Association to get a list of contractors in this area.
There is a need to reschedule the public hearing on the dangerous building located at 10652 W. Jolly Road to provide adequate time for owner to comply with the Hearing Officer’s decision and order. Myers moved and Piper seconded to reschedule the Public Hearing for the Dangerous Building located at 10652 W. Jolly Road from August 25, 2020 to September 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm.
New Business: None
Hear Public Present on any subject: None
With no further business Supervisor Slucter adjourned the meeting at 8:00 pm.
Lisa A. Rumsey
Windsor Charter Township Clerk