7.18.16 Minutes

Fork Township Supervisor, John Singer, called the Regular Meeting of the Fork Township Board to order at 7:00 p.m.  The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag was recited.

 

Roll call of board members:  John Singer-present, Patti McNeilly-absent, Roberta Hazen-present, Pam Gilbert-present, Wade Caryl-present. Four Present one absent.

Public in attendance:  Various

 

Approval of the Minutes

Pam Gilbert  motioned to approve regular meeting minutes of June 20, 2016 as presented.  Wade Caryl seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Approval of Special Minutes

Wade Caryl motioned to approve special meeting minutes of June 20, 2016 as presented.  Roberta Hazen seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Approval of Special Minutes

Wade Caryl motioned to approve special meeting minutes of July 5, 2016 as presented.  John Singer seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Approval of Special Minutes

Pam Gilbert motioned to approve regular meeting minutes of July 9, 2016 as presented.  Roberta Hazen seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

 

Approval of The Treasurers Report

Roberta Hazen motioned to accept Treasurers Report as presented.  Wade Caryl seconded. All ayes. Motion carried.

Treasurers Report:

 

General Fund                                                                        $182,381.10

Fire Op Fund                                                                          $34,344.93

First Responders Rescue Fund                                            $12,644.06

Fire Equipment Fund CD                                                   $116,698.65

Fire Equipment Fund                                                          $169,954.33

Tax Collection                                                                               $97.53

East Fork Cemetery Flower Fund                                         $3,759.83

East Fork Cemetery Trust fund                                          $12,751.00

Flake Cemetery Trust Fund                                                $16,500.00

Merrill Lake Park-SA Fund                                                  $1,599.61

Merrill Lake Roads-SA Fund                                               $1,529.85

West Chippewa Vista-SA Fund                                          $16,301.98

Pulled Barid, Cotter and Bishop ck # 12012

 

Approval of the Bills: Roberta Hazen motioned to approve the bills as presented:

 

General Fund                            119995-11209   void 12002   $13,750.01

Fire OP Fund                             4831-4838                               $7,523.90

Rescue Fund                                2504                                          $296.30

West Chip River Vista                688                                        $4246.00

 

Wade Caryl seconded.  Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-absent, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-Yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Unfinished Business: 

 

  1. Fork/Barryton Community Fire Dept: Report in binder.

 

  1. Fork Township Rescue: Report in binder

 

  1. Community Center: The monthly report was presented by the Manager Jessica Caryl.

Discussed the rental dispute with renters.

 

Pam Gilbert motioned to allow Jessica to purchase box of lights for community center for no more than $110.00.  Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-absent, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

  1. Cemeteries:  Report was presented by Sexton Jim McNeilly.

Discussed fencing, tree and brush work.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to let Jim/Sexton get 5 entrance and exit signs for $70.00 each installed. John Singer seconded. Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-absent, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

  1. West Chippewa Vista Committee: No report.
  1. Merrill Lake Roads & Park Committee: No report.
  1. Roads Special Millage:

 

Wade Caryl motioned to get brochures for road millage at least 600 for no more than $150.00. Roberta Hazen seconded. Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-absent, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

New Business:

 

  1. Jackie Fitzgerald Drain Commissioner:

Gave report on Orient/Fork drain issue.

 

Correspondence:

Letter from Jen postpone till next meeting.

Notice of terrorism insurance coverage postpone till next meeting.

 

Public Comment:

Jerrilyn Strong discussed landline services.

 

Reports:

John Singer, Supervisor –

Discussed parade float, Board of Review.

 

Roberta Hazen, Clerk-

Website: forktownshipmichigan.com

 

Patti McNeilly, Treasurer-

Absent.

 

Pam Gilbert, Trustee-

No bids in for backroom.

 

Pam Gilbert motioned to contract with Conservation District for $350.00 for household waste disposal. John Singer seconded. Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-absent, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Roberta Hazen motioned to allow Pam to attend MTA class, no more than $110.00 and mileage and per diem. Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-absent, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl, Trustee-

No report.

 

Adjournment: 

Wade Caryl motioned to adjourn at 8:34 p.m. Roberta Hazen seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

 

Roberta Hazen, Fork Township Clerk   Approved:  8-15-16