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August 14, 2018


The Regular Meeting of the Dundee Township Board was held Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at the Dundee Township Hall.  Supervisor Uhl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.    The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Roll call of officials was taken:  Supervisor Uhl, Treasurer Sontag, Clerk Salenbien and Trustees:  C.J. Horkey, Gary Lazette, Travis Horkey and Ken Jaworski were present.  Trustee CJ moved to approve the agenda and Treasurer Sontag supported.  Motion carried.   Trustee CJ moved to approve the Regular Meeting minutes of July 24, 2018 and waive the reading of such.  Treasurer Sontag supported.  Motion carried.  There was no correspondence.    





Library Report:  Supervisor Uhl shared the written report received from the Librarian. 


Assessing Department: None


Building Department:  None


Supervisor Uhl:  Supervisor Uhl reported on the repairs being done on Radka Road where the road has washed away.  The road is being moved approximately 6’ and a guard rail and trees to hold the earth together will be installed.  This work is being done through their maintenance and at their cost.  The board shared their concerns about the continuing of the undercuts of the river without pilings being installed.  Supervisor Uhl will contact Randy Pierce about addressing our concerns with MDEQ.  Trustee Lazette will contact the River Raisin Watershed to see if they can assist us in anyway. 


Trustee C.J.:  Trustee CJ had nothing to report and offered his time to Bill LaVoy a candidate for State Senate. 


Trustee Lazette: Trustee Lazette explained why some residents received calls and some did not during a recent potential tornado warning. Trustee Lazette explained the differences between MCANS and Code Red. 


Trustee Travis Horkey:  None


Trustee Jaworski:  Reported on a few areas of concern on the work being done on Petersburg and Brewer Roads he is hoping are fixed before they seal with new asphalt. 


Treasurer Sontag:  None


Clerk Salenbien:  Clerk Salenbien reported 22.75% registered voters voted in the recent Primary Election.  A total of 1269 registered voters voted.  Clerk Salenbien thanked, Linda Sontag, Paula Sievert, elections inspectors, Chief Motylinski and the firemen, Gary Lazette and Leon Salenbien for all their assistance in the election. 



Lloyd Farms Cemetery Donation Update:  The board received a beginning document from the Lloyd family outlining what they would like to see included in the agreement regarding an exchange of real estate for burial plots.  Supervisor Uhl reported the township attorney viewed this document and had some questions about the number of gross lots (before any improvements) that could be created and the value of the property.  Supervisor Uhl reported for 1.35 acres a potential of 1687 lots could be created.  The value of the property can be acquired from assessing.  Additional discussion regarding:  limiting the number of graves per calendar year that could be sold back to the township, issuing individual deeds to specific Lloyd family member for each grave, location of burial sites, no opening and closing costs of graves to be included in the agreement, title search, closing costs and who pays for what and pipeline easement investigation. Supervisor Uhl will contact the township attorney with the boards concerns and contact the Lloyd family for further discussions.  If it appears an agreement may be met, Summerfield Township will be contacted. 



FOIA- Data Base Request Fees:  Due to the increasing number of FOIA requests for Data Base to be electronically sent Clerk Salenbien, Treasurer Sontag and Bob Brazeau (Assessor) felt our current FOIA Resolution fees should be updated to reflect charges for these types of requests.  The board discussed the following:  township costs for the BS&A programs, imputing the information into the system, the Monroe County Equalization & Treasurer’s fee schedule and the Monroe County Treasurer’s Association fee schedule.  Trustee CJ moved to amend the “Fee Schedule” in our FOIA Resolution 2015-4 as follows:  Change number (3) to the following: Non-paper, physical or digital media as Actual and most reasonably economical cost and: add 3(a) stating- parcel specific media to be .25 per parcel.  Treasurer Sontag supported.  Motion carried. 


Resolution 2018-5 – Establishing a Receiving Board:  Trustee CJ moved to adopt Resolution 2018-5 – Establishing a Receiving Board as presented.  Treasurer Sontag supported.  Roll Call vote was taken with all board members voting in favor.  Motion carried. 



Trustee Jaworski wondered if there were any talks with the MCRC to improve the County Line Road, north of M-50. 

Trustee Lazette reported there will be a PC meeting on August 15th and inquired about the status of the RFP letters for Master Planners.  Supervisor Uhl commented she was preparing them to be mailed tomorrow.

Trustee Travis inquired about the Hydrogen Sulfide Question & Answer handout. 


Motion made by Trustee CJ supported by Clerk Salenbien to pay the bills from 8/9/18 in the amount of $10,715.79.   Motion carried.    


Motion made by Trustee Lazette supported by Treasurer Sontag to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried.  The meeting adjourned at 8:16 p.m. 


                                                                                                Respectfully Submitted,



                                                                                                Janet M. Salenbien

                                                                                                Township Clerk






Joanna Uhl





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