††† WEBSTER TOWNSHIP BOARD REGULAR MEETI NG

 

August 21,2001

Webster Township Board Meeting called to order at 7:30 by Sup.

Fisher. Present: Fisher, Baldus, Calhoun, Fink, Kingsley and 13 residents. Absent: Zoning Inspector Jim Ross.

 

Motion Fink support Calhoun to approve July 10,01 minutes as presented. Carried.

 

Motion Calhoun support Kingsley to accept Treasurerís report and pay bills as presented. Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

 

Webster Township Planning Commission Report received.

 

Parks and Recreation Comm. Report. They are waiting until fall to plant the trees from Edison.

 

Zoning Inspector Report. 34 permits, 29 addresses and 30 properties were inspected.

 

Sheriff report received.

 

Motion Calhoun support Fink to approve agenda with the following corrections. Item F under new business be removed. Date of Regular meeting minutes to be changed from 7/19/01 to 7/10/01. Carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS;

A)   Scully Road Lane.

Sup. Fisher continued working with Twp. Attorney to explore options for stopping action on Scully Road and report at Sept. Meeting.

B)   Purchase of 9.72 acres from May Mast Estate.

††††† Executed copy of land contract received. Sup. And Clark to sign contract, payments will start, and property rezoned to Public Land.

C)  Webster Township VS Thomas Bloom.

No update.

D)  Leavitt VS Webster Township Board.

No update.

E)   Recycling.

Center closed. No input from County Comm.

†††† F) Whitney Wetland Project.

Report to be received at Sept. Meeting.

 

G)  Northfield Township Library Penal Funds Redirection.

Prior to next year budget will establish Fee with County Treasurer to be directed to Northfield Library.

 

H)  Fee Schedule Revision.

††††† Ross and Kingsley present at Sept Meeting.

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I)      Sheriff Contract 2002.

Meeting tomorrow afternoon for closure on final terms of contract, Motion Kingsley support Baldus to authorize Fisher to finalize contract. Carried.

 

J)    Pineau Private Road Variance†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Tabled until Sept. Meeting for specific recommendation from Fire Department and receipt of application for variance.

 

K)  Nextel Cell Phone Tower.

Fisher in negotiation with Nextel Attorney. Will work with Reading

to finalize agreement as soon as possible.

 

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

 

Questions from concerned citizens regarding Scully Road access.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

A)   Drug Ordinance

Motion Fisher support Kingsley to table, document needs work, more specific interpretation.Carried.

 

B)   Special Use Permit for Mill Creek Sporting Goods

Motion Kingsley support Fink Township grant Mill Creek Special Use Permit restricted to indoor shooting range provided 1. Use

JacketAmmunition to reduce airborne lead. 2. Continuously

Connected to on- going Sporting Good Store on existing site; not tied to land. 3. No alcohol on premises, and limited to hand held Fire Arms. Carried.

C)  Special Use Permit for Tall Oaks Kennel

 

Permit was never granted to original owner. After this came to light present owner has been informed that a permit must be applied for.

 

D)  Sheriff Substation at Webster Township

 

Motion Kingsley support Fink to authorize Fisher to negotiate with Sheriff to establish substation at Webster, East Bay of Fire Garage be converted to squad room and two locker rooms. Benefit would be

Increased Police presence. Carried.

 

E)   Revision to Telecommunication Tower Ordinance

 

Motion Calhoun support Kingsley a Zoning Board or Ad Hoc

Comm. be formed to research for recommendations. Carried.

 

CORRESPONDENCE††††† None

 

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

 

Question as to status on Webster Township Master Plan and who works on noise ordinance.

 

Motion Baldus support Kingsley meeting adjourn at 10 PM. Carried.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Respectfully submitted,

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wana M. Baldus, Clerk

 

 

 

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†††††† WEBSTER TOWNSHIP BOARD REGULAR MEETING

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† SEPTEMBER 18, 2001††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Webster Township Board Meeting called to order at 7:30 by Sup. Fisher. Present: Fisher, Baldus, Calhoun, Fink, Kingsley, Zoning Inspector Jim Ross, Deputy Hause and seven residents.

 

Motion Kingsley; support Fink to approve August 21, 2001 minutes as presented. Carried.

 

Motion Calhoun; support Baldus to accept treasurerís report and pay

bills as presented. Roll call vote. All ayes and carried.

 

Webster Township Planning Commission report received.

 

Parks and Recreation Committee reported trees to be delivered October 19/01 and will be planted 10/20/01.

 

Zoning Inspector issued six permits, twenty-two addresses and inspected seven properties.

 

Sheriff report received.

 

Review and approval of agenda. Two items under new business to be added: Item C Meeting Protocol and Item D Charter Township.

Motion Calhoun support Fink to approve the agenda with the addition

Items C and D. Carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS;

A)   Pineau Private Road Variance. Fire Department reviewed and accepted the change in curve as presented.

Motion Kingsley support Calhoun to grant Private Road Variance to Pineau. Carried.

B)   Nextel Cell Phone Tower

Contract in Attorneys hands.

C)  Scully Road Lane.

No response from letter to Hamburg Township Board. Final approval of Mystic Ridge not approved. Cost estimate to widen Scully Road to be presented at October Meeting.

D)  Whitney Wetland Project. No report.

E)   Revision to Fee Schedule. Presented at October Meeting.

F)   Sheriff Contract 2002/2003. Contract has been signed, executed copy as yet not received. Meeting Friday with Dexter Township and Dexter Village at 9 A.M. to discuss combined patrol.

G)  Revision to Telecommunication Tower Ordinance committee not yet appointed.

H)  Drug Paraphernalia Ordinance. (Tabled.)

I)      Special Use Permit for Tall Oak Kennel. October Meeting.

J)    Sheriff Substation at Webster. Discussion underway with Sheriff.

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Questions pertaining to Revision of Fee Schedule and Tall Oak Kennel.

 

NEW BUSINESS;

A)   1% Tax Administration Fee

Motion Calhoun; support Kingsley to adopt the following resolution.

The Webster Township Board, by Resolution, authorizes and instructs the Webster Township Treasurer to apply an Administration Fee of

1% to taxes levied within Webster Township. Carried.

B)   Budget Revisions.

Motion Fink; support Baldus to approve the budget adjustments as presented.Carried.

C)  Meeting Protocol.

Motion Calhoun; support Baldus that the Township Board open meetings with the"Pledge of Allegiance" to the Flag. Carried.

D)  Charter Township.

More information to be presented for the October Meeting.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

Motion Fink support Kingsley meeting adjourn at 8:30 P.M. Carried.

 

 

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wana M. Baldus, Clerk

WEBSTER TOWNSHIP BOARD REGULAR MEETING

OCTOBER 22, 2001

 

Webster Township Board Meeting called to order at 7:30 by Sup. Fisher. Present: Fisher, Baldus, Calhoun, Fink, Kingsley, Zoning Inspector Jim Ross and nine residents.

 

Motion Kingsley, support Calhoun to accept the September 18, 2001 as presented. Carried.

 

Planning Commission report received.

 

Parks and Recreation Committee reported planting 25 trees, 30 more to be planted the first of November.

 

Motion Calhoun support Fink to accept treasurers report and pay bills as presented. Carried.

 

Zoning Inspector issued 22 permits and five addresses since the Sept. meeting.

 

Sheriff report was presented.

 

Motion Kingsley support Baldus to accept the agenda as presented.

Carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

A)   Nextel Cell Phone Tower

Motion Fink support Calhoun Webster Township adopt the findings of the Planning Commission and site plan approval and grant Special Use Permit for Parcel No. C-03-27-100-027. There was a discussion regarding ten additional parking places.Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

 

Fisher recommended board approve the financial lease, even with the absence of additional parking.Fisher to execute the agreement on behalf of the Township.Motion Fink support Baldus, roll call vote and carried.

 

B)   Scully Road Lane

††††††††† Supervisor Fisher attended the Hamburg Township Meeting. No results as yet. Will be addressed at the November Meeting.

C)  Whitney Wetland Project. No update.

D)  Revision to Fee Schedule. November Meeting.

E)   Sheriff Contract 2002/2003. Contract received and fully executed.

F)   Revision to Telecommunication Tower Ordinance. Paul Zalucha to chair the committee after the first of the year.

G)  Drug Paraphernalia Ordinance (tabled)

H)  Special Use Permit for Tall Oaks Kennel (information update)

I)      Sheriff Substation at Webster (in formation update)

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

††††††††† Article from Detroit News presented to the board. Paul Zalucha was approached for Baseball field.

 

NEW BUSINESS;

A)   Northfield Township Library Agreement

†††† Motion Kingsley support Fink to enter into Library Service††††††† Agreement as presented by Northfield Township. Carried.

B)   Payment of Property Taxes by Credit Card

††††† Motion Fisher, support Kingsley to test credit card use on summer taxes 220 and 2003 and direct Calhoun to start project. Carried.

C)  Temporary Trailer Permit-Guenther Bldg. Co. at Hidden Woods

††† Motion Kingsley support Fink contingent upon receiving Surety Bond and approval from Health Department to approve application for Temporary Structure Permit. Carried.

D)  Office Closing, Monday December 24

†††† Fisher move to authorize one additional Holiday for staff, Monday,

†††† December 24, 2001 support Baldus. Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

E)   Traffic Light at Mast and N. Territorial Rd

†††† Motion Kingsley support Fink to instruct Sup. To write letter to††† County Roads requesting light at Mast and N. Territorial Rd intersection. Carried.

CORRESPONDENCE

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Motion Kingsley support Fink meeting adjourned at 9:45. Carried.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Respectfully submitted,

 

WEBSTER TOWNSHIP BOARD REGULAR MEETING

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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† November 20, 2001

 

Webster Township Board Meeting called to order at 7:30 by Sup, Fisher. Present: Fisher, Baldus, Calhoun, Fink, Kingsley, Zoning Inspector Jim Ross, Deputy Hause and 9 residents.

 

The meeting opened with the pledge to the flag.

 

Motion Fink support Calhoun to accept 10/22/01 minutes as presented, carried.

 

Calhoun Support Baldus to accept Treasurers report and pay bills as presented. Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

Motion Kingsley support Calhoun to enroll for full year tax collection with†† a credit card starting 2002 summer taxes. Carried.

 

Planning Commission report received. Motion Fisher support Fink Township seek guidance of council before approving sub division with access road in Hamburg Township. Carried.

 

Parks and Recreation report received. Sixty-four trees were planted this fall.

 

Zoning Inspectors report received. Sixteen permits were issued and twelve properties inspected since the October Meeting.

 

Sheriff report received.

Motion Kingsley support Fink to approve agenda. Carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 

Update received on Nextel Cell Tower and Scully Road Lane.

Motion Kingsley support Calhoun to accept revision to fee schedule for, Site Plan Review, Special Use and Rezoning. Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

Update received on sheriff contract for 2002/2003 and revisions to the Telecommunication Tower Ordinance.Drug Paraphernalia Ordinance tabled.

 

Special Use Permit for Tall Oak Kennel:Waiting for report from Planning Commission on noise level research.

 

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION:

 

Citizens expressed their concerns regarding the non-stop barking of dogs.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

Motion Fisher support Baldus to re-appoint Rosemary Angel as representative on the PBLSA Board. Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

 

Motion Fisher support Fink to grant Temporary Structure Permit at 7163 Hickory Creek Dr contingent upon receiving letter from the Health Department approving tank, well permit and Surety Bond. Carried.

 

Township Board to pursue procedure to follow to set speed limits on

Gravel roads.

 

Input on FY 2002 Budget requested as well as 2002 road projects.

 

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION:

 

Citizenís input on individual speed limits on roads with help from Deputy Hause.

 

Motion Kingsley support Calhoun meeting adjourn at 8:40 P.M. Carried.

 

 

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Wana M. Baldus, Clerk

 

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††††† WEBSTER TOWNSHIP BOARD REGULAR MEETING

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† December 18, 2001

 

 

Webster Township Board Meeting called to order at 7:30 by Sup.

Fisher. Present: Fisher, Baldus, Calhoun, Fink, Kingsley, Zoning

Inspector Jim Ross, Deputy Hause and eleven residents.

 

Sup. Fisher opened the meeting with the Pledge to the Flag.

 

Motion Kingsley support Fink to approve the November 20,2001 minutes as presented. Carried.

 

Motion Calhoun support Fink to accept treasurers report and pay bills as presented as well as the anticipated Sheriff payment, mileage, also the Road Commission, Standard Register and Postmaster not to exceed $42,004.69. Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

 

Planning Commission report received. Parks and Recreation Comm. report update received.

 

Zoning Inspector issued thirteen permits and seventeen properties were inspected since the November 20, 2001 meeting.

 

Sheriff report received.

 

Review and approve the agenda. Under new business Item D to be

Tabled until the Jan. Meeting, item E to be tabled until the Jan. Meeting by advice of Counsel.

 

Motion Calhoun support Baldus to approve the agenda with the exception of the two items tabled. Carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

A)   Nextel Cell Phone Tower. No update on starting time.

B)   Scully Rd Lane. Discussions with Hamburg Township have been held and expect to address at January Meeting.

C)   Drug Ordinance. Tabled.

D)   Special Use Permit for Tall Oak Kennel. Information update to be addressed at the Planning Commission December Meeting.

E)    Township Road Speed Limits. Delayed in legislature.

F)    FY 2002 Budget. Input from Boards and Committees for budget considerations for January Meeting.

G)  FY 2002 Road Projects. Input requested for road projects for the upcoming year.

 

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION:

††††††† Input from concerned citizens pertaining to: 1) Private Road and 2) barking dog issue.

 

Motion Fink support Kingsley to amend agenda under new business adding Item G. Enforcing Barking Dog Ordinance.Roll call vote: Fink. Kingsley, Calhoun, Baldus aye, Fisher opposed. Carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

A)   Appointment of Planning Commission Members. Motion Fisher support Fink to re-appoint Wilber Woods, Paul Zalucha, Don Heller for three year terms on Planning Commission and appoint John Westman to fill the term of Charles Estleman. Discussion. Kingsley wanted to publicly thank Robert Mast and Charles Estleman for their work on the board and unanimously supported by the Township Board. Carried.

B)   Health Care for Elected Officials, further information to be on the agenda at the January Board Meeting.

C)   Fire coverage for Harbor Trail: Hamburg Township will present the question to their board tonight.

D)   Tabled-see above

E)    Tabled-see above

F)    Equipment Disposal. Motion Fisher support Fink to dispose of unusable equipment. Carried.

G)  Barking Dog Enforcement. Discussion. Motion Fink support Kingsley to table the enforcement of Barking Dog Ordinance at Tall Oaks Kennel, Carried.

 

Motion Calhoun support Baldus meeting adjourn at 9 oíclock. Carried.

 

 

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†††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Wana M. Baldus, Clerk

WEBSTER TOWNSHIP BOARD REGULAR MEETING

JANUARY 15, 2002

 

Webster Township Board meeting called to order at 7:40 P.M. by Supervisor Fisher.Present:Fisher, Baldus, Calhoun, & Fink.Also present:Mark Reading, Attorney; Jim Ross, Zoning Inspector & 22 residents.Absent:John Kingsley.The meeting opened with the Pledge to the Flag.

 

December 18,2002 minutes approved as read by motion Fink support Calhoun and carried.

 

Motion Calhoun support Fink to pay bills as presented and anticipated bills received before the next meeting. Roll call, all ayes and carried.

 

No report from the Webster Township Planning Board.

 

Parks and Recreation Committee reported surveyor has been hired and

Pollock is working on preliminary plans for park layout.

 

Zoning Inspector Jim Ross issued five permits since the December meeting.

 

Sheriffís Report received.

 

Motion Fink support Calhoun to approve agenda as presented.

 

OLD BUSINESS

A)   Nextel Tower Update. Expect to proceed forward by the end of this month.

B)   Scully Road Lane. Final approval for Mystic Ridge from Hamburg Township to occur next month. Websterís letter and presentation in opposition to extending Scully Road will be considered at that time.

C)   Drug Paraphernalia Ordinance tabled.

D)   Tall Oak Kennel Special Use Permit. Action proceeding with Planning Commission Meeting with engineer representative to review noise suppression plans.

E)    FY 2002 Budget. Input.

F)    FY 2002 Road Projects. Sup. Met with Road Commission Representative. Annual Meeting to be in March. Specifically will

Review the status of Base Lake Road.

 

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Questions as to status of Barking Dog Ordinance, date of Public Hearing for Mobile Home Park, January 30,2002 at 7:30, and if the agenda is on the Web Site.

 

NEW BUSINESS

A)   Thomas Tucker re Pineau Private Road

Lawyers for both parties present along with Township Attorney Mark Reading stated the issue is where the road should be located on Mr. Tuckerís property, both parties to abide by Private Road Ordinance. Both

parties have come to an agreement to the third road. Request meeting with Township Attorney and Road Commission and also to resolve the

cost issue. As long as things are still proceeding the Township letter of

Sept 12, 2001 will not be enforced.

 

B)   Ms. Marsha Mumm re: ZBA waiver request

Marsha Mumm requested a fee waiver to appear before ZBA to protest classification of LNJ Business on Park Lake Drive. Attorney Reading says issue is a zoning issue. ZBA has a right to determine if they have jurisdiction. Zoning Inspector Ross and Attorney Reading could consult and perhaps Zoning Inspector could reconsider his decision. Some audience members feel itís a personal issue, Treasurer feels the fee should apply.

Motion Fink support Calhoun to table until next meeting. Carried.

 

C)   Bailey Youth Forum

Resolution was presented in support of the Second Annual Evelyn & McKinley Bailey Youth Forum.

Motion Fink support Calhoun to support resolution and carried.

 

D)   Ann Arbor Country Club License Transfer

††††† Motion Fink support Calhoun to approve transfer of Ann Arbor Country Club location liquor license to new building, same address. Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

 

E)    C.J.ís Liquor License Transfer

††††† Motion Fink support Calhoun Webster Township has no objection to the

transfer of location of liquor license. Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

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F)    Enco-Keller Consent Judgment

Attorney Reading will prepare rough draft of a Consent Judgment for

Board membersí comments before the next meeting.

 

G)  BS&A Accounting Software

Motion Fink support Calhoun Township purchase new General Ledger and Cash Accounting program for $12,000.00. Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

 

H)   New Copy Machine

Prices to be presented at the next meeting.

 

I)      Scully Road Natural Beauty Road Designation

Resolution in Support of Designation of Scully Road as a Natural Beauty Road was presented.

Motion Calhoun support Fisher resolution passed as presented. Carried.

 

G)  Guenther Building Co.

††††† Motion Fink support Calhoun to transfer Guenther Building Co.

Temporary Structure permit from 7163 Hickory Creek to 7115 Hickory

Creek. Carried.

 

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Thank you received for keeping Scully Rd in line with Master Plan and would like to support small business. Anyone who wants to file for a variance should have to pay the fee.Request for Zoning Inspector to check on Chamberlin property, not finished with materials on the ground for a year, and also an update of the Portage Base Lake Sewer Authority was received.††††

 

Motion Baldus support Calhoun meeting adjourned at 9:50. Carried.

 

 

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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wana M. Baldus

WEBSTER TOWNSHIP BOARD REGULAR MEETING

FEBRUARY 19, 2002

 

WEBSTER TOWNHIP BOARD MEETING called to order by Sup. Fisher at 7:30 P.M.

Pledge to the Flag. Present: Fisher, Baldus, Calhoun, Fink, Kingsley, Zoning Inspector Jim Ross, Deputy Hause and 39 residents.

 

Motion Kingsley support Fink to approve January 15, 2002 minutes as corrected to read

Annual Road Meeting to be in February, not. March and carried.

 

Motion Calhoun support Baldus to accept Treasurers Report and pay bills as presented and approve anticipated bills. Roll call vote, all ayes and carried.

 

Webster Township Planning Commission Report received.

 

No report from Parks and Recreation.

 

Zoning Inspectors Report received. Sixteen permits issued, eight for houses and five new addresses since the previous meeting.

 

Sheriff Report received.

 

Motion Fink support Kingsley to approve the agenda with Item B tabled until the March Meeting. Carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS;

A)    Nextel Cell Phone Tower. Information update.

B)     Scully Road Lane Update. Hamburg Township will consider Webster Township Letter and Testimony at their March Meeting.

C)    Drug Paraphernalia Ordinance tabled.

D)    Special Use Permit for Tall Oaks Kennel.Zoning Inspector Jim Ross is in the process of contracting for noise measurements.

E)     Scully Road Natural Beauty Road Designation. Request may be reconsidered by the County in the near future,

F)     Enco-Keller Consent Judgment. Motion Kingsley support Calhoun to table Enco-Keller issue until 2/26/02 meeting. Carried.

G)    Marsha Mumm ZBA waiver Request. Motion Kingsley support Calhoun to remove request from table and carried. After lengthy discussion question was called to the Board should Township waive ZBA fee on the question of L & J Property on Park Lake. Those in favor, none, opposed, all members Request to waive fee denied.

 

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

††††† Interest in seeing Township Ordinance enforced as written, Barking Dog issue,

††††† Consent Judgment for Enco-Keller an amiable way for solution.

 

NEW BUSINESS

A)    Portage Base Lake Amendment 1-G to Sewer Use Rules & Regulations.

††††† Amendment contains substantial errors. Tabled until the March Meeting.

B)     Resolution to Remove Public Safety Levy Tabled until March Meeting.

C)    Eagle Scout Project

Sup. Fisher to meet with Scoutmaster Brigham to discuss potential projects

D)    Resolution regarding Poverty Exemption Guide. Motion Fisher support Fink to adopt the Resolution Regarding Poverty Exemption Guidelines and Carried.

E)     Roadside Cleanup.

Motion Fisher support Fink roadside cleanup to be April 20, 2002. Carried.

†††††††††† F) Township Hall Yard Sign.

Motion Kingsley; support Calhoun to have Parks Commission input on sign.

Carried.

††††††††† G) Dog Census.

††††††††† Move by Fisher support Kingsley Sup. Fisher prepare a Dog Census Plan to

††††††††† Present at the March Meeting. Fisher, aye, Baldus, aye, Calhoun, aye, Kingsley,

††††††††† aye, Fink, nay. Carried.

†††† H) Office Closing Good Friday.

††††††††† Motion Fink support Kingsley to add ďAll Good FridaysĒ be included in all

†††††††††† Holidays. Carried.

 

Motion Fink, support Calhoun to accept Zoning Inspector Rossís report to the Township on L & J Landscaping and Lawn Care as permitted use in the A-1 District. Carried.

Correspondence received.

Audience Participation

Hand Crafted Flag was presented to the Board from Paul Kleinschmidt.

Motion Kingsley, support Baldus meeting adjourn at 9:20. Carried.

 

 

 

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WEBSTER TOWNSHIP BOARD REGULAR MEETING

 

 

MARCH 19, 2002

 

 

Webster Township Board Meeting Called To Order at 7:30 by Sup. Fisher. Present:

Fisher, Baldus, Calhoun, Fink, Kingsley, Zoning Inspector Jim Ross, Deputy Kevin

Hause and eighteen residents.

 

 

 

Motion Kingsley support Fink to Approve Minutes of Feb. 19, 2002 as presented.Carried.

 

Motion Kingsley, support Calhoun to approve minutes of Feb. 26, 2002 as presented and carried.

 

Motion Calhoun support Fink to accept Treasurerís report and pay bills as presented. Roll call vote: all ayes and carried.

 

Webster Township Planning Commission report received.

Zoning inspector issued eleven permits: five addressed and nine properties were inspected.

 

Sheriff report received.

 

Marty Davis presented a brief history of The Dexter District Library.

 

Motion Fink support Kingsley to approve agenda with the addition of Item I, Reference Books, under New Business. Carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

A)    MarshaMumm request to extend ZBA Filing Deadline.

Motion Fisher support Kingsleyto request that the ZBA consider grantinga ninety day extension of the Filing Deadline. Carried.

 

B)     Nextel Cell Phone Tower. Information update.

C)    Scully Road Lane Update.

D)    Drug Paraphernalia Ordinance. Tabled.

E)     Special Use Permit for Tall Oak Kennel.

Mrs. Perkins, Sup. Fisher, Attorney Reading, Zoning Inspector Jim Ross and John

Kingsley to meet on Thursday.

F)     Scully Road Natural Beauty Road Designation. It may be months before the Road Commission considers the question again.

G)    Enco-Keller Consent Judgment. Bids from three consultants to be submitted and then Township will negotiate with Enco Keller.

H)    Resolution to Remove Public Safety Levy from Properties in Dexter Village. Township Attorney is researching the problem. The goal is to present resolution of problem at the April Meeting.

I)††† Portage Base Lake Amendment to Sewer Use Rules and Regulations. Leave on
†††††††††††† table.

J)††† Dog Census. Tabled.

K)    Roadside Cleanup Reminder. April 20, 2002.

 

 

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

 

Concerns of Barking Dogs, Village Council member, Joseph Semifero, suggested the Boards attend each othersmeetings to be informed of concerns in the Village and Townships. Question about Mosher property and possible Catholic Church and traffic light at corner of Mast and N. Territorial Roads. Request to have minutes posted earlier on the Web Site and also for a map of the Township served by Northfield Township Fire Department.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

A) Campbell Property Rezoning from A-1 to MHP.

Motion Kingsley support Calhoun to deny rezoning request from A1 to MHP.††††††† All members voted to deny. Carried.

 

B) Rezone 9.72 Acres Township Property from A-1 to Public Lands.

†††† Motion Fisher support Kingsley to rezone 9.72 Acre Township Property from

†††† A-1 to Public Lands. Carried.

C) Chizek Private Road Variance

††††† Motion Fink support Calhoun to grant request by Chizek Building Co,

†††††† For Private Road Variance as recommended by Zoning Inspector Ross

†††††† Approval. Carried.

D) 2001 Budget Adjustments

††††† Motion Calhoun support Baldus to accept the three proposed adjustments to

†††††† the 2001 budget. Roll call vote. All ayes and carried.

E) FY 2002 Budget

Motion Fink support Kingsley to adopt the budget as presented. Roll call, all††† ayes and carried.

F) FY 2002 Annual Operating Policies

Motion Kingsley support Fink to delete April 18, 2003 from list and approve Annual Policy for Operating. Carried.

G) Imprest Cash Policy

††††††††††††††††† Motion Calhoun support Kingsley to adopt Petty Cash Policy as presented.

††††††††††† ††††††Carried.

 

H) ElectedOfficials Compensation

Motion Fink support Kingsley to adopt Resolution to establish Township

Supervisor Salary. Roll call, all ayes and carried.

Motion Fink support Kingsley to adopt Resolution to Establish Township Clerk Salary. Roll call, all ayes and carried.

Motion Fink support Kingsley to adopt Resolution to Establish Township Treasurers Salary. Roll call, all ayes and carried.

Motion Calhoun support Baldus to adopt Resolution to Establish Trustee

salary. Roll call, all ayes and carried.

 

I) Purchase of Reference Books. Motion Fisher support Baldus Zoning††††††††† Inspector Jim Ross purchase two reference books not to exceed $80.00. Roll call, all ayes and carried.

 

Motion Kingsley support Calhoun meeting adjourn at 9:15. Carried.††††††††††

 

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Respectfully submitted

 

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wana M. Baldus, Clerk

WEBSTER TOWNSHIP BOARD REGULAR MEETING

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† April 16, 2002

 

Webster Township Board Meeting called to order at 7:30 by Sup. Fisher. Present: Fisher, Baldus, Calhoun, Fink, Kingsley, Zoning Inspector Jim Ross, Deputy Hause and fourteen residents.

 

Pledge to the Flag

 

Motion Kingsley support Fink to accept minutes of the March 19, 2002 meeting as

published. Carried.

 

Treasurerís report received.

 

Motion Calhoun support Fink to accept treasurerís report and pay bills as presented and to authorize transfer of $140,049.00 from General Fund to Public Safety Fund in accord with approved budget. All ayes and carried.

 

Report of proceedings of Webster Township Planning Committee received.

 

Parks and Recreation Committee working on plans for the 9.72 acre parcel.

 

Zoning Inspector Jim Ross issued thirteen permits and twelve properties were inspected.

 

Sheriff report received.

 

Motion Kingsley support Fink to approve agenda as presented. Carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS;

A)    Nextel Cell Phone Tower update.

B)     Scully Road Lane information update.

C)    Drug Paraphernalia Ordinance still on table.

D)    Special Use Permit for Tall Oak Kennel information update.

E)     Scully Road Natural Beauty Road Designation has been approved by County Roads

F)     Enco-Keller Consent Judgment update.

G)    Eagle Scout, Nate Leonard, presented his Eagle Scout Project Proposal.††††††

Motion Calhoun support Baldus to authorize $2,000.00 for Eagle Scout Project. All ayes and carried.

H)    Portage Base Lake Amendment 1-G to Sewer Use Rules and Regulations.††††††

(Tabled)

Motion Kingsley support Calhoun to remove Amendment 1-G from the table and also adopt Resolution as presented at this time. Carried.

I)       Dog Census. (Remains on Table.)

J)       Roadside Cleanup Reminder, April 20,2002.

 

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

††††††† Report received concerning the on going Dog Barking Problem.

 

NEW BUSINESS;

 

A)    Peterís Building Co. Request for Private Road Variance.

Motion Fisher support Calhoun to approve application for Private Road Variance with the added stipulation that the utility easements on both sides be moved an additional 3Ē away from the edge of the road right away. Carried.

B)     Noise Measurements.

Motion Fisher support Fink to authorize bid, not to exceed $8,000.00, for ASTI Noise Study. Roll call all ayes and carried.

C)    Copy Machine Purchase

Motion Kingsley support Baldus to purchase Minolta Di 251 Copier/Printer from Image Business Solutions.Roll call. All ayes and carried.

D)    Pest Control

Motion Fink support Calhoun to accept bid submitted by Rose Exterminator Co. Roll cal vote. All ayes and carried.

E)     Septic System Maintenance

Motion Fisher support Kingsley to accept bid from Campbell Septic Service. Roll call. All ayes and carried.

F)     Deep Cleaning Hall

Motion Fisher support Calhoun to accept bid from Clear Images. Roll call, all ayes and carried.

G)    Yard Sign.

Motion Fisher support Kingsley to move to table. Carried.

H)    Postage Meter

Motion Fink support Calhoun to accept three-month trial period with Pitney Bowes Postage Meter. Roll call, all ayes and carried.

Motion Calhoun support Kingsley meeting adjourn at nine PM.

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wana M. Baldus, Clerk