Kearney Township Board Meeting Minutes



March 3, 2014

March 19, 2014

March 26, 2014


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Kearney Township Board Meeting

March 3, 2014

Minutes


Meeting called to order at 7:00pm.

Pledge of allegiance.

Roll call: present- Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood, Petrie. Absent 0-.

No conflict of interest was noted.

Motion by Fleet supported by Hagood to approve last month’s minutes as presented, carried.

Motion by Hagood supported by Fleet to approve payment of the bills as presented, carried.

Public comment -none.

The board received a report from the Township Fire Board Members on the plans the Fire Dept. has for refurbishing a pumper truck that was built in 2001 within a year or two at a cost of about $350,000 or $400,000 instead of purchasing a new truck for $750,000 or more. The truck would then last another 20 years or so. Some of the trucks will need new tires at a cost of $5,000 or $6,000 within another month or two. Kearney and Forest Home Townships and the Fire Board will have a public budget hearing in March to set the Fire Dept.millage for 2015-16.

Motion by Fleet supported by Kotz to approve the fireworks permit for Wolverine Fireworks to put on a display for Shanty Creek on July 5th, carried.

Motion by Kotz supported by Niepoth to freeze all wages for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, carried.

Motion by Hagood supported by Petrie to pay Fleet $14.00 per hour for hall maintenance and repair as contract labor starting immediately, carried.

Meeting adjourned at 8:30pm.


Respectfully submitted by,

Sally Petrie, Clerk


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Kearney Township Board Meeting

March 19, 2014

Minutes


Kearney Township Public Budget Hearing with Forest Home Township and the Bellaire Fire Board


Meeting called to order at 7:00pm.


Rolll call: present- Hagood, Kotz, Petrie, Fleet, Niepoth. Absent -0.


Motion by Mahan supported by Smith to approve the corrected minutes of March 22, 2011, carried.


Motion by Niepoth supported by Kotz to approve the corrected minutes of March 14, 2012, carried.


Motion by Fleet supported by Hagood to approve the corrected minutes of March 18, 2013, carried.


Open public hearing, 7:05pm.


Closed public hearing at 7:06pm.


Motion by Mahan supported by Niepoth to approve the budget as presented for the 2014 - 2015 budget year. Roll call vote- yes, Petrie, Hagood, Kotz, Fleet, Niepoth. No-0. Carried.


Motion by Smith supported by Niepoth to set the Fire Dept. millage for 2015-2016 at one (1) mil. Roll call vote- yes- Hagood, Kotz, Petrie, Fleet, Niepoth. No-0. Carried.


Meeting adjourned at 8:05pm.


Respectfully submitted by :


Sally Petrie, Clerk


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Kearney Township Board Meeting

KEARNEY TOWNSHIP SPECIAL MEETING AND BUDGET HEARING


March 26, 2014 7:00pm


Agenda


1. Meeting called to order

2. Pledge of allegiance

3. Roll call.

4. Conflict of interest

5. Approve agenda

6. Public comment

7. Open budget hearing

8. Discussion

9. Close budget hearing

10. Pass resolution to adopt budget ( Res. #3-26-14 ) for 2014-20154 budget year.

11. Budget amendments for the 2013-2014 budget.

12. Public comment.

13. Adjourn meeting