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NOVEMBER 18, 2015 GRAYLING CHARTER TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING

GRAYLING CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD
REGULAR MEETING
November 18, 2015

Members Present: Rick Harland, Monica Ashton, Cindy Olson, Bruce Zalobsky, JoAnn Michal, Duane Brooks.
Members Absent: Dennis Long.
Others Present: Bill Essmaker, Mike Ingalls, Cindy Reetz.

1. Supervisor Harland called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.

2. Correspondence and Reports for October 2015 (No action required): Animal Control Report, Central Dispatch Report, Attorney Report, GFD Activity Report.

3. Motion by Zalobsky, second by Brooks, to approve the minutes of October 21, 2015, as presented. Ayes, six; Nays, none; Absent, one. Motion carried.

4. Treasurer’s Report for October was reviewed and placed on file.

5. Supervisor reported that the B.C. /GCT Utility Authority is gathering letters of intent from businesses which qualify for the Four Mile Rd. U.A. project. City of Grayling has hired consultant to determine if they will become involved. Project Particle: Arauco will be closing on property purchase on Four Mile soon.

6. Cindy Reetz reported that the 100% parcel audit project is 35% complete. Approximatedly 1900 parcels have been reviewed since April.

7. Motion by Brooks, second by Michal, to re-appoint Richard Harland and Brad Summers as the Township’s representatives on the Grayling Recreation Authority. Ayes, six; Nays, none; Absent, one. Motion carried.

8. Cindy Olson reported that she has been re-appointed to the Crawford County Transportation Authority Board.

9. Motion by Brooks, second by Olson, to accept the resignation of Dennis Long from the Grayling Township Planning Commission and confirm appointment of JoAnn Michal to fill Dennis’s remaining term on that Board. Ayes, six; Nays, none; Absent, one. Motion carried.

10. Motion by Zalobsky, second by Brooks, to accept the resignation of Guy Roth from the Grayling Township Planning Commission and confirm appointment of John Whittaker to fulfill his term on the Board. Ayes, six; Nays, none; Absent, one. Motion carried.

11. Motion by Brooks, second by Michal, to adopt Resolution 2015-11-18 updating regulations and application for Poverty Exemption. ( See attachment “A”) Ayes, six; Nays, none; Absent, one. Motion carried.

12. Motion by Brooks, second by Zalobsky, to adopt Resolution to Comply with Public Act 152 of 2011 pursuant to Section 8 and opts out for the next succeeding year, calendar year 2016. Ayes, six; Nays, none; Absent, one. Motion carried. (See attachment “B”)

13. Motion by Brooks, second by Zalobsky, to amend the General Fund and Township Improvement Fund Budgets to provide for transfer of $2500.00 from Township Improvement to Economic Development in the General Fund for the purpose of paying Grayling Township’s portion of the application fee for Forest Products Processing Renaissance Zone. Ayes, six; Nays, none; Absent, one. Motion carried.

14. Motion by Brooks, second by Zalobsky, to adopt resolution restating the Grayling Township Governmental Non-ERISA Retirement Plan and authorize that the authorized signor of the Township be directed to execute the Plan. Ayes, six; Nays, none; Absent, one. Motion carried. (Brings Plan into compliance with new Federal Regs.) (See attachment “C”)

15. Motion by Zalobsky, second by Brooks, to approve payment of claims on vouchers 131778 & 9, 13199, 13218 through 13251, Fire Dept Construction Loan $13,262.07, and liquor inspections $80.00, for a grand total of $60,113.88. Ayes, six; Nayes, none; Absent, one. Motion carried.

16. Motion to adjourn by Michal, carried. Ayes, six; Nays, none; Absent, one.

Monica Ashton, C.M.C.
Grayling Charter Township Clerk

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