BOARD MEETING MINUTES
January 15, 2018
Stockbridge Township Supervisor CG Lantis called the Regular Stockbridge Township Board Meeting to order on January 15, 2018 at 7:32pm at the Stockbridge Township Hall. Members present at the meeting Supervisor CG Lantis, Clerk Becky Muraf, Treasurer Kris Lauckner, Trustee Terry Sommers, Trustee Ed Wetherell. Member absent from meeting: None
Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Supervisor CG Lantis
Moment of Silence: 7:33 pm
Lauckner motion to accept the agenda with the amendment of adding SAESA Resolution to the agenda. Sommer second All in Favor Motion Carried
Citizen’s Comments: Discussion
Sheriff Scott Wrigglesworth was present and went over 2017 briefly. State records management system is complete Ingham County is the first county in Michigan to have all jails on the same system. Evidence issues is fixed. In 2017 all reports with evidence has been checked and from January 2017 to November 2017 all evidence is there. Sheriff has ordered 2018 evidence to be checked as well. Ingham county Sheriff can now do blood draws at the office so will no longer need to take person to hospital for a blood draw if they refuse to do the breathalyzer test. There will be a sign unvailing in the spring for the Grant Whitaker Highway, Sheriff Wrigglesworth will keep the board posted on when that will happen. Ingham County needs a new jail it has been in operation for 53 years it has run at full capacity all of 2017 with 76 days being over crowded. 63 Mil project for a new jail will be on the ballot August 2018 to pay for new facility. Sheriff Wrigglesworth will back June or July 2018 meeting with another update.
Sommer motion to accept the Stockbridge Township Board meeting minutes from December 18, 2017 as printed Lauckner second All in favor Motion Carried
Sommer motion to accept the Stockbridge Township Financial Report as printed Lauckner second. All in Favor Motion Carried
Lantis motion to accept the Stockbridge Township Building Department Quarterly Report as printed Lauckner second All in Favor Motion Carried.
Katrina Griffith went over the Stockbridge Township Building Department Annual Report 2017 Township Zoning 28 new permits, Building 44 new permits Pole Barn -14, Modulars-1, New Homes-4. Electrical 32 new permits, Mechanical 24 new permits, Plumbing 12 new permits, Driveways 7 new permits, Address 12 new permits, Demolition 3 new permits. Village Zoning 6 new permits, Building 20 new permits, Electrical 6 new permits, Mechanical 8 new permits, Plumbing 3 new permits, Demolition 3 new permits, Fences 9 new permits, Signs 2 new permits.
Wetherell is working on the Weather Siren he is waiting to hear back from Ingham County Road Commission on what location will work best for the siren. He spoke with someone on Tuesday about the permit and they had said it is still in the basket. He will call again and follow up.
The Planning Commission has 2 open seats on it. Supervisor Lantis has spoke with Brian Diffenbaugh and Ryan Cornish about filling the seats. Lauckner motion to accept Brian Diffenbaugh and Ryan Cornish for the seats on the Planning Commission Wetherell second All in Favor Motion Carried
Muraf has spoke with Titan Trash and they will be placing a recycling dumpster at L and B Outlets at 420 W. Main Stockbridge for residents to drop off recycling. You can recycle paper, plastics, cans, glass, boxes. You will have to place all objects in a clear plastic bag prior to placing in the dumpster. Large boxes must be broken down before being placed in dumpster. Thank you L and B Outlet for allowing the Township to place our recycling dumpster on your property.
Suzy Greenwood asked the board to approve a usage agreement for the Open Air Market Dates are May, 4, 11, 18(Community Garage Sale), 25. June 1, 8, 15 (A Day in the Village), 22, 29. July 6, 13, 20, 27. August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. September 7, 14, 21, 28. October 5, 12, 19, 26. Motorcycle Events May 6 All Clubs Ride Coffee, Donuts and Swap Meet. September 16 All Clubs Day (Breakfast at Church, Lions Club lunch and street closings). Lauckner motion to accept proposed date for Open Air marker and Motorcycle events for 2018 Sommer second All in Favor Motion Carried.
Lantis spoke with Clyde Whitaker about the Derby Cemetery We will look into this at the budget meeting in March.
Lauckner motion that we give Supervisor Lantis permission to spend up to $2,000.00 for a snow blower, spreader and multi-purpose brush and other maintence tools as need for the Township. Sommer second All in Favor Motion Carried
Lauckner motion we will waive MCL211.27B not charged penalty and interest for PTA that are filed after 45 Days. Wetherell second All in Favor Motion Carried.
Lantis motion to accept Resolution 2018-02 authorizing installment purchase agreement entered into by Stockbridge Area Emergency Services Authority Wetherell second All in Favor Motion Carried.
Sommer motion at pay the Stockbridge Township Board bills in the amount of $114,292.23 Lauckner second All in Favor Motion Carried
Citizen Comments: No comments
Lantis motion to adjourn the Stockbridge Township Regular Board Meeting at 9pm on January 15, 2018 Sommer second All in Favor Motion Carried
Citizen Comments: Discussion
Supervisor Lantis had adjourned the Stockbridge Township Board at 8:36pm Sommer second All in favor motion Carried