The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Supervisor Slucter with the Pledge of Allegiance. 

Present:  Slucter, Rumsey, Fritts, Myers, Piper, Pray and Pisano

Absent:  None


Slucter moved and Pisano seconded to amend the Agenda, adding Real Estate after Hear Public Present on any Subject.  Carried 7-0.  Pisano moved and Piper seconded to approve the Agenda as amended. Carried 7-0.


Piper moved and Pisano seconded to approve the Consent Agenda.  Carried 7-0.


General Fund consisting of Voucher #33320 through Voucher #33379 equaling: $162,176.69 plus digital transfers and payments of $1,255.44 making a Grand Total of $163,432.13. 


Payroll Report consisting of Voucher #41921 through #41934 and Direct Deposit #DD2354 through #DD2412 plus digital payments for a Grand Total of $64,773.13. 




     Sheriff’s Report:  Deputy Holliday reported on incidents in the township.


     Planning Commission:  Tomorrow will be setting two Public Hearings for Special Use Permits and reviewing Green Peak Industries Site Plan.   


     Sewer Board:  Reviewed Waste Water Treatment Plant Budget for FY 2021-2022.  Continuing to work on industrial waste water permits.


     Emergency Service Department:  Chief Miller reported: 1) With Deputy Chief Cody Reedy in charge, responded to a house fire with flames already about 10 feet above roof.  A defensive attack was issued and 15 members of the department responded.  Assistance was provided by many surrounding communities.  Chief Miller recognized that Deputy Chief Reedy did a fantastic job and Supervisor Slucter expressed his admiration to the entire leadership of Emergency Services.  2) Slucter moved and Piper seconded to accept the resignation of Addie Pickelman and Bill Fabijancic III.  Carried 7-0.  3) Piper moved and Rumsey seconded to hire Claretta Duckett-Freeman (EMT & possible Paramedic), Dawn Herig (EMT) and Jeremy Milam (EMT) retroactive back to January 26, 2021.  Carried 7-0.


     Assessor/Preston Community Services:  1) Assessments will be going out in mail the end of next week.  2)  The March Board of Review is scheduled for Monday, March 8th, 3 PM – 9 PM and Tuesday, March 9th, 9 AM – 3 PM.  Appeals can be made in writing.  3) It was noted that in 2020 there was quite a bit of property turnover. 


    Supervisor’s Report:  1) There are 5 properties in need of action that falls under the Nuisance Ordinance, while 2 of those properties could also fall under the Dangerous Building Ordinance.  Slucter moved and Piper seconded to approve Supervisor Slucter to issue citations to the owners of 6294 Valley Trail (junk cars), 7185 Pats Dr (trash) and 7199 Pats Dr (trash).  Carried 7-0.  Pray moved and Piper seconded to approve Supervisor Slucter to obtain search warrants to enter onto the properties of 6324 Valley Trail and 10073 Holt Hwy to determine the extent of the damage to houses.  Carried 7-0.  2) The shooting range on Bridge Hwy is being resolved, Legal Counsel sent letter.


Public Officials:  Ralph Reznick, Village President, announced that food pantries have been setup.  Also, Representative Witwer stopped into Village meeting and presentative Ralph Reznick with a tribute for 40 years of service to the State of Michigan.


County Commissioner Darius Reynnet, announced that Barry Eaton County Health Department has started administering Covid-19 vaccines at the Lansing Mall.


     Other Reports & Announcements:  None


Hear Public Present for Agenda Items:  None


Unfinished Business:

Rumsey offered and Fritts supported to approve the Resolution authorizing Kern G. Slucter, Supervisor, to sign any and all documents on behalf of Windsor Charter Township related to the sale of the Holt Road Property. 

Ayes:  Myers, Piper, Rumsey, Slucter, Fritts, Pray and Pisano

Nays:  None

Absent:  None

Resolution 21-001 adopted: 7-0.


New Business:

Rumsey moved and Slucter seconded to transfer the processing of Fresh Coast Cannabis LLC Special Use Permit to Fresh Coast Edibles LLC.  Carried 7-0.


Discussion was held on the proposed Sewer Budget.  It was noted there is no rate increase.  Rumsey moved and Piper seconded to approve the Dimondale/Windsor Wastewater Treatment Plant 2021-2022 Budget as presented.  Carried 7-0.


Rumsey offered and Myers supported to approve the Resolution authorizing a Resident Taxpayer to File a Protest before the Board of Review by Letter without a Personal Appearance.

Ayes:  Myers, Piper, Rumsey, Slucter, Fritts, Pray and Pisano

Nays:  None

Absent:  None

Resolution 21-002 adopted: 7-0.


Slucter offered and Rumsey supported to approve the Resolution to Adopt Poverty Exemption Eligibility Requirements, Income Standards/Asset Test and Application for 2021.

Ayes:  Pisano, Pray, Fritts, Slucter, Rumsey, Piper and Myers

Nays:  None

Absent:  None

Resolution 21-003 adopted: 7-0.


A resolution to permit poverty exemption renewal without reapplication for certain person was presented.  After discussion, the consensus of the board was to not move forward with this resolution.


Hear Public Present on any subject:  None


At the regular meeting of the Windsor Charter Township Board of Trustees held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, in accordance with MCL 15.268(d), Slucter moved and Pisano supported to go into closed session to discuss real estate.


Roll Call was taken:  Ayes:     7       Nays:     0       Absent:    0    

Township Board went into closed session at   8:00  pm. 


Slucter reopened the regular meeting at 8:20 pm.


Piper moved and Myers seconded to approve the process to sell off the triangle piece of the Holt Road property.  Carried 7-0.


With no further business Supervisor Slucter adjourned the meeting at 8:22 pm.


                                                                                    Lisa A. Rumsey

                                                                                    Windsor Charter Township Clerk