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Township Meeting Minutes September 2019

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Township Meeting Minutes September 2019

SEPTEMBER 3, 2019 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

CALL TO ORDER: Supervisor James Soli called the Regular Board meeting to order at 6:00 P.M at the Arvon Township Fire Hall on September 3, 2019.

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS PRESENT:  James Soli-Supervisor, Krystal Larson-Treasurer, Lisa Marinich-Clerk, Keith Erickson-Trustee, Chris Wahmhoff-Trustee.

MINUTES APPROVAL:  Erickson motioned, seconded by Larson to approve the August 5, 2019 minutes.  All in favor, motion passed.

AGENDA APPROVAL:  Larson motioned, seconded by Wahmhoff to approve the agenda.  All in favor, motion passed.

PUBLIC COMMENT:  Bette Gabe asked why the second public comment was taken off the agenda. 

OLD BUSINESS:  Many that attended the meeting spoke in concern of protecting Arvon Township.  Friends of the Huron Mountains are very concerned about allowing wind turbines in Arvon Township.

-Soli let the public know that the Planning Commission cannot be over constricted or over costly.

-Steven Tinti was present at the meeting to answer any questions concerning this issue.

-Soli remand to the Planning Commission, to get a fair ordinance and to work with the board and the township lawyer.  Bette Gabe suggested having another meeting.

-Bette Gabe let the board know that Dr. Meadows has not responded to her about the Land Use Plan.  The plan needs a complete overhaul.  The Planning will act on this in the spring of 2020.  Take off the agenda until then.

-Soli request $15.00 every call the firefighters go out and an extra $10.00 over one hour.  Also to pay them $15.00 every meeting.  Taxes will be taken out and to be paid quarterly.   Marinich motioned, seconded by Larson to accept the wages.  All in favor, motion passed.

-Wahmhoff motioned, seconded by Erickson to approve Ordinance #0319 Prohibition of recreational marihuana establishments.  All board member approved.  All in favor, motion passed.  Adoption date September 3, 2019, effective date October 11, 2019.

-James Eaton presented the board with information about dust control.  This will be tabled until next month’s meeting. 

NEW BUSINESS: 

JAMES FEDIE:

MAIL CALL:

TREASURER’ REPORT: Larson gave the Treasurer’s report.  General Fund-$238,679.77 Ambulance/EMT Fund-$30,451.52 Fire Fund-$133,629.25 Liquor Fund-$414.38 Road Fund-18,340.83.  Erickson motioned, seconded by Wahmhoff to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  All in favor, motion passed.

BILL APPROVAL:  Erickson motioned, seconded by Larson to approve the bills.  All in favor, motion passed.

NEXT MEETING DATE:  The next meeting date will be October 7, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. At the Fire hall.

ADJOURN:  Larson motioned, seconded by Wahmhoff to adjourn at 8:00 P.M.  All in favor, motion passed.

Lisa M. Marinich/Arvon Township Clerk

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