WINDSOR CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

REGULAR MEETING – MAY 25, 2021 – 7:00 PM

HELD JOINTLY VIA IN PERSON AND

VIDEO/TELECONFERENCE – GOTOMEETING

PROPOSED

 

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

 

Rumsey moved and Slucter seconded to amend the agenda, adding Board of Water and Light Water Service Agreement for Lot #5 of Harvest Park at the end of New Business.  Carried 7-0.

 

Rumsey moved and Slucter seconded to approve the agenda as amended.  Carried 7-0.

 

Myers moved and Piper seconded to approve the minutes of the previous meeting as written. Carried 7-0.

 

Reports:

 

     Sheriff’s Report:  None

    

     Planning Commission:  1) Renewed two Special Use Permits.  2) Scheduled a Public Hearing for Change of Zoning request. 3) Continued to work on the updating of the zoning ordinance/master plan.

 

     Sewer Board:  1) Discussed the Operators Report which included a broken pipe needing to be replaced.  2) Approved plan to set up formal process for replacement of parts, mechanisms, equipment, etc. ahead of State’s scheduled DEQ approved system. 3) Changed By-laws to allow for a consent agenda.

 

     Emergency Service Department:   Chief Miller reported 1) In the early morning hours of May 17th, assisted Charlotte Fire Department on a structure fire as part of the Eaton County Tanker Task Force.  Our tanker shuttled 56 loads and over 150,000 gallons of water.  2) The 2007 Ambulance, unit 171, is currently in for repair with fuel issues.  3) As previously reported, a semi-truck roll over on the ramp from south bound Lansing Rd onto South bound I69 happened on March 24th.  The driver was extricated and transported with critical injuries.  The driver has been released from the hospital & rehab and will be at the Emergency Services meeting on June 1st to say thank you to the crews that worked to save his life.  Dan Shroyer (Shroyer Towing) is being included as he was on scene ready to help lift the truck if we were unable to get driver freed.

   

     Assessor/Preston Community Services:  None

           

Library:  1) Will be installing new Story Walk in downtown Dimondale this week, sponsored by the Family Dental Care of Dimondale.  2) Doing a brisk business in WiFi hot spots and lending Eaton County Park passes & Potter Park Zoo passes.  3) Working on summer reading plans and have a kickoff event scheduled with Potter Park Zoo on June 23rd.   4) Still working on reopening plan.

 

    Supervisor’s Report:  1) In conversations with the Village of Dimondale on the possibility of having a Memorial Day Parade sometime during the Independence Day Holiday.  The date of Monday, July 5th has been suggested.  The township board is in favor of the idea.  2)  A preliminary agreement has been made on cleaning up trash and installing a privacy fence at a building in Westland Park (previously Aim High).  3)  A public regional meeting for Michigan Redistricting 2021 is scheduled for Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the Lansing Center, doors open at 4 pm and meeting starts at 6 pm.

 

 

Public Officials:  Ralph Reznick announces there will be a Memorial Service, a tribute to the fallen, on Monday, May 31st at 11:00 am, broadcasting virtually on the Village of Dimondale and Dimondale Community Facebook pages.

 

    Other Reports & Announcements: None

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Hear Public Present for Agenda Items:  Bruce Barlond, 6506 Glenkirk Dr., was happy to hear about a possible parade this summer.

 

Unfinished Business:  None

 

New Business:

New applications from Premier Meds for Medical and Adult-Use Marihuana Grower Facility permits were reviewed.  All requirements have been met.  Rumsey moved and Pray seconded to approve one (1) Class A Medical Marihuana and one (1) Class C Adult-Use Marihuana Grower Facility Permits for Premier Meds.

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

Nays:  None

Absent: None

Approved Premier Meds Marihuana Facility Permits:  7-0-0.

 

A renewal application was reviewed for New Genetics Medical and Adult-Use Marihuana Grow Facility Permits.  Slucter moved and Myers seconded to approve two (2) Class C Medical and two (2) Class C Adult-Use Marihuana Grower Facility Permits.

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

Nays:  None

Absent: None

Approved Renewal of New Genetics Marihuana Facility Permits:  7-0-0.

 

Discussion was held on the renewal of Lake Life Farms Medical Marihuana Grow and Processing Permits.  Renewal application was submitted and reviewed.  Slucter moved and Piper seconded to approve the renewal of Lake Life Farms one (1) Class C Grower and one (1) Processor Medical Marihuana Facility Permits.

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

Nays:  None

Absent: None

Approved Renewal of Lake Life Farms Medical Marihuana Facility Permits:  7-0-0.

 

Green Peak Industries submitted application for renewal of Medical Marijuana and Adult-Use Marijuana Class C Grower Facility and Processor Facility permits.  Joe Neller introduce Nathan Kark as the new Director of Government Affairs.  As Green Peak Industries has met the requirements, Slucter moved and Rumsey seconded to approve their renewal of eight (8) Class C Grower and one (1) Processor Medical Marihuana Facility Permits as well as the five (5) Class C Grower and one (1) Processor Adult-Use Facility Marihuana Permits. 

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

Nays:  None

Absent: None

Approved Renewal of Green Peak Industries Marihuana Facility Permits:  7-0-0.

 

Discussion was held on the Supplemental Agreement No. 10 to Water Service Agreement with the Lansing Board of Water and Light (BWL).  The purpose of this supplemental agreement is to extend water service to Lot #5 of Harvest Park.  Pray moved and Piper seconded to approve Supplemental Agreement No. 10 to Water Service agreement with the Lansing Board of Water and Light and to authorize Supervisor and Clerk to sign agreement.  Carried 7-0.

 

Hear Public Present on any subject:  None

 

With no further business Supervisor Slucter adjourned the meeting at 7:52 pm.

 

 

                                                                                    Lisa A. Rumsey

                                                                                    Windsor Charter Township Clerk