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.
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