Kearney Township Board Meeting Minutes



February 1, 2016


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Minutes

Kearney Township Board Meeting



Meeting was called to order at 7:01 pm.

Pledge of allegiance.

Roll call –Present: Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood and Petrie. Absent – 0.

No conflict of interest was noted.

Motion by Fleet supported by Niepoth to approve the agenda with the addition of staggering the terms of office in new business, carried.

Motion by Hagood supported by Niepoth to approve January 4th minutes, carried.

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

Public comment – None.

Motion by Hagood supported by Fleet to decline the Village of Bellaire’s request for our help paving Bridge Lane, carried

Discussion of the fence at Flewelling Cemetery postponed until better weather.

Discussion of furnace inspections postponed until contractor isn’t as busy.

Discussion of VSI Properties LLC’s appeal for property exemption at the Antrim County Airport for a hangar owned by them to the state tax tribunal, postponed.

Motion by Fleet supported by Niepoth to pass the Kearney Township resolution for poverty exemption, roll call vote –Yes: Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood and Petrie. No-0, carried

Motion by Kotz supported by Hagood to confirm meeting dates for the 2016-17 fiscal year, carried.

Motion by Hagood supported by Niepoth to pass the resolution to freeze the wages of the Supervisor, roll call –Yes: Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood and Petrie. No-0, carried.

Motion by Hagood supported by Niepoth to pass the resolution to freeze the wages of the Clerk, roll call –Yes: Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood and Petrie No-0, carried.

Motion by Niepoth supported by Fleet to pass the resolution to freeze the wages of the Treasurer, roll call –Yes: Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood and Petrie. No-0, carried.

Motion by Hagood supported by Petrie to pass the resolution to freeze the wages of the Trustees, roll call – Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood and Petrie. No-0, carried.

Motion by Hagood supported by Niepoth to pass the resolution to freeze the wages of the Assessor, roll call – Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood and Petrie. No-0, carried.

Motion by Kotz supported by Hagood to pass the resolution to freeze all other board members and employees’ wages for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Roll Call-Yes: Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood and Petrie. No-0, carried.

Motion by Niepoth supported by Hagood to set all terms of office for Planning Commission members and ZBA board for 3 years and in staggered order, carried. Board of Review members have 1 year terms of office.

Motion by Kotz Supported by Niepoth to pass the resolution to freeze the wages of the Zoning Administrator, roll call Yes: – Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood and Petrie. No-0, carried.

Bellaire Public Library report was given

Motion by Kotz supported by Petrie to confirm not charging a fee for tax collection to Bellaire Public Schools, roll call – Niepoth, Fleet, Kotz, Hagood, Petrie, carried

Public comment time was given

Officer’s Reports: Printed reports were given

Meeting was adjourned at 7:55pm

Respectfully submitted by,


Sally Petrie, Clerk