Secord Township   1507 Secord Dam Road    Gladwin,  Michigan 48624
Archive - Township Board - 2019 - February 20
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Secord Township Meeting
February 20, 2019

Meeting called to order by Clerk Wilton due to the absense of Supervisor at 10:00 am with everyone standing and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call: Taken by Clerk Kathy Wilton as follows: Supervisor Colin Combs absent, Treasurer Linda Ronne, Clerk Kathy Wilton, and Trustee Martin Holmes were present. Trustee Bill Bowman was absent. 15 interested residents were in attendance.

Public Comment: None

Correspondence: Wilton read the following: Notice from Four Lakes Task Force of upcoming meetings, Letters from Charter with price increases and channels being eliminated, notice of franchise fee from Charter, notice of road construction on Secord Dam Road east of Three Rivers for summer of 2019, Board of Review times on Monday, March 11 from 3pm to 9pm, Tuesday, March 12 from 9am to 3pm. Beachside Property Owners Association has been formed for property on Lakeshore Dr, and fire board minutes for 2 months.
Minutes of January 16, 2019 regular meeting were reviewed. Motion by Ronne/Holmes to accept as presented. 3 ayes 2 absent M/C
Treasurerís Report: Report was read by Treasurer Ronne as follows:

General Fund                        $737,912.42
Fire Fund                                141,552.12
Fire Fund Capitol Reserve        34,625.43
Garbage Fund                            51,960.99
Road Fund                               344,832,01
Mosquito Fund                          14,309.42
Weed Control Fund                 127,634.47
Total Funds                         $1,452,826.86

Motion by Wilton/Holmes to receive and file the treasurerís report as presented with the understanding that the Treasurerís office and the Clerk's office do not balance on figures. 3 ayes 2 absent M/C

Ronne then presented the following parcels to have garbage removed. Zak 130-170-002-015-00 vacant land. Request denied. All property owners pay for one piece of property. Berger 130-013-100-003-00 has 2 pieces of property.
Novak 130-120-000-031-00 has 2 pieces of property.
Arminski 130-205-000-011-00 has 2 pieces of property
Motion by Wilton/Holmes to remove garbage assessment from the 3 pieces of property
above. 3 ayes 2 absent. M/C
Ronne then presented the following parcels to have weed assessment changed.
Arminski 130-205-000-011-00 has 2 pieces of property.
Smith/Wicklin 130-206-000-039-00 per Ronne not waterfront. Considered back lot and should be $45.00
Motion by Wilton/Holmes to remove weed assessment on the 1 piece of property and change to backlot on other. 3 ayes 2 absent. M/C
Ronne then presented a letter from Mike Fagan. This letter will be addressed after an inspection of property.

Bills to be paid: Wilton read the following bills to be paid: General fund $25,138.82 Fire Fund $2,671.51 and payroll $7,846.00 Motion by Holmes/Ronne to pay the bills as presented. 3 ayes 2 absent M/C

Guests: Berg Assessing: Assessor Allan Berg was not present but sent a report. He wrote he is working on 2019 assessment rolls and preparing for board of review.
County Commissioner Sandra Aultman: She was not present nor sent a written report. A letter was received that she has resigned.
Committee Reports:
Planning Committee: No report
Fire Board: Chairman Marty Holmes reported: 19 total runs in January: 15 were rescue runs and 3 fire and 1 mutual aid runs. They are working on the budget to present to the Secord Twp board on April 8th at 9am.
Fire Chief: Chief Fred Shaver was absent but Wilton reported they are working on 2 grants a grant to the Gladwin Community Foundation
Constable: Larson turned in her report and all is well. Wilton reported the January report from Hart was received.
Road Committee: None
Zoning Administrator: 2 permits requested. 2 for buildings and 2 ice retardant renewals
Ordinance Officer: Still working on the issues on Ash St.
Well and Septic report: No report
4 Lakes Task Force: meetings are scheduled for next week.
Wilton reported the Goose Roundup permits need to be filed. Motion by Holmes/Ronne to do goose roundup again. 3 ayes 2 absent M/C
Rex Rowe reported there were 2 land divisions requested. Saier/Sovel asking for a property line adjustment. Wilton/Holmes motion to allow on planning commission recommendation. 3 ayes 2 absent. M/C Planning also recommended a lot split between each land owner on each side of property. Motion by Ronne/Holmes 3 ayes 2 absent M/C
Other Business: None

Motion to adjourn by Holmes/Ronne at 10:30am

Kathy Wilton, Clerk