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July 2017

July 18, 2017
Supervisor Acton called the General Meeting of Hayes Township to order at 7:00 p.m. at the Hayes Township Hall, 2055 E. Townline Lake Road.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited

Members present Supervisor Acton, Trustee Buckley, Trustee Haley, Treasurer Rood, and Clerk Hoyt

Public Comment
Jim Gelios - Clare County Commissioner
Terry Acton - Clare County Airport Committee
Mike Haley - Harrison District Library

Motion Acton/Haley to approve Consent Agenda
Unapproved minutes
o June 20, 2017 (General)
o June 22, 2017 (Special)
o June 30, 2017 (Special)
Bills to be paid
Bills paid prior
Treasurer report
Sheriff report
All Ayes, Motion carried

Department Reports
Property located 5030 Lakepoint Drive will be torn down by the family and will not be a cost to the Township

New Business
Zone 4 massive fire exercise update from Supervisor Acton
Brine Special Assessment update
o Current Costs
o Future Increases
o Suggested dates for next year
o Public Hearing to be held on August 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to approve the Special Assessment Roll
Public Safety questionnaire is available for completion by Township residents
Motion Acton to temporarily suspend Grass Ordinance Enforcement was withdrawn after discussion of Ordinance Enforcement
Motion Rood/Acton to temporarily suspend Grass, Noise, and Blight Ordinances until a new Ordinance Officer is hired and trained. Acton Aye, Buckley Nay, Haley Aye, Rood Aye, Hoyt Aye; Motion carried 4 Ayes, 1 Nay
Motion Acton/Haley to approve Consumers Energy bid for electric installation at Pleasant Plains Cemetery located at 2994 E. Cranberry Lake Rd. in the amount of 1612.00  Roll Call vote : Acton Aye, Buckley Aye, Haley Aye, Rood Aye, Hoyt Aye; Motion carried
Motion Rood/Acton to approve Resolution 17-01 to apply for grant to purchase a new voting system and authorize Clerk Hoyt to sign grant agreement.  Roll Call vote : Acton Aye, Buckley Aye, Haley Aye, Rood Aye, Hoyt Aye; Resolution adopted
Motion Rood/Buckley to approve wage increase of .50 per hour effective August 1, 2017 for Steve Phelps as his probationary time has ended with continued employment.  All Ayes, Motion carried.
Motion Rood/Acton to approve bid from Vasher Excavating in the amount of 300 for demolition of a building at the cemetery.  All Ayes, Motion carried.
Motion Hoyt/Acton to approve cemetery buy back request Kenneth and Sharon Wolfe in the amount of 40.00.  All Ayes, Motion carried.

Public Comment
Correspondence read regarding 4434 Filter
No other public comment
Motion Haley/Buckley to adjourn meeting.  All Ayes, Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.

Debra Hoyt, Hayes Township Clerk

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