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NOVEMBER 26, 2019


The Regular Meeting of the Dundee Township Board was held Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 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, Trustees:  Lazette, Travis Horkey, Jaworski and Trustee C.J. Horkey were present.   Treasurer Sontag moved to approve the meeting agenda and Trustee Travis supported.  Motion carried.  Trustee CJ moved to approve the Regular meeting minutes held November 12, 2019 and waive the reading of such.  Trustee Lazette supported.  Motion carried. Trustee CJ moved to approve the October 2019 Treasurer’s report and Clerk Salenbien supported.  Motion carried.  Trustee CJ moved to approve the Correspondence and place on file.  Treasurer Sontag supported.  Motion carried. 




MICHIGAN GAS UTILITIES – Nick Krzeminski, Manager thanked Chief Motylinski for applying for the First Responders Grant offered by Michigan Gas.  Michigan Gas likes to give away $10,000 every year and not many departments fill out the application.  This year Dundee Fire Department was a recipient of this grant and received $2,500.  This grant must be used for equipment, training or a major purchase for the department.  Because we are a mutual aid department with LMR, Ida and Summerfield Townships, Chief Motylinski purchased a combustible gas indicator with some of the grant funds for each of these departments.  Mr. Krzeminski presented an indicator to each of the fire chiefs from the respective departments and thanked them all for what they do for us.    



Assessing Department:   None


Building Department:  None


Supervisor Uhl:  Supervisor Uhl reported the property owner has agreed to granting an easement with the Road Commission to resolve drainage issues on Gloff Road.  Still awaiting cost estimate from the Road Commission.   


Trustee C.J.:   Trustee CJ reported the firemen had 66 total runs in October. 


Trustee Lazette: None


Trustee Travis Horkey:  Trustee Horkey commented that he was pleased with how active the Road Commission was on the Gloff Road drainage issue. 


Trustee Jaworski:  None


Treasurer Sontag:  Treasurer Sontag reported the 2019 winter tax bills will be mailed out tomorrow. 

Treasurer Sontag thanked her Deputy for all her help in this huge task. 


Clerk Salenbien:  Clerk Salenbien reported she attended a County Clerk’s meeting last week and learned that company that makes our election machines (Dominion) and GBS (the company that services their machines) have parted ways.   Clerk Salenbien reported on changes to election procedures the state continues to make and reported on a bill that has been introduced regarding township offices being Partisan/non-partisan. 



Fire Hall Discussions:  Trustee Horkey he received an estimate from Tim DeJonghe to make repairs to a draft issue in storage area in the amount of $300.00.   Supervisor Uhl moved to approve the bid received from Tim DeJonghe in the amount of $300.00 to address draft issues in fire hall storage area, seal up corners and insulation.  Trustee CJ supported.  Motion carried.  Chief Motylinski inquired about other areas needing addressed in the firehall.  Trustee Travis reported there is a leak in the roof somewhere near the front entrance door they are trying to locate.      



Federal Grant Compliance Requirements: Chief Motylinski reported the Federal Grant Compliance Procurements checklist needs to be completed ASAP and returned no later than December 17th to allow us to receive the grant we have been awarded.  Trustee CJ reported he is in the process of reviewing and completing this checklist and will get it to Chief Motylinski as soon as possible.   Once this is completed all the necessary documents will be mailed.  Trustee CJ moved to support the firemen and applying for the Homeland Security Grant and we agree to follow the requirements of that grant.  Treasurer Sontag supported.  Motion carried.    




Motion made by Treasurer Sontag supported by Trustee CJ to pay the bills from 11/21/19 in the amount of $5,739.59.  Motion carried.   


Motion made by Treasurer Sontag supported by Trustee CJ to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried.  The meeting adjourned at 7:34 p.m. 


The next meeting will be December 10, 2019. 



                                                                        Respectfully Submitted,



                                                                        Janet M. Salenbien

                                                                        Township Clerk




Joanna Uhl


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