APRIL 11, 2022
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
A Regular Meeting of the Dundee Township Board was held Monday, April 11, 2022. Supervisor Uhl called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Present were: Supervisor Uhl, Treasurer Hunt, Clerk Sanders and Trustees: Gary Lazette, CJ Horkey, Ken Jaworski & Travis Horkey. Clerk Sanders made a motion to revise the agenda to include the budget amendment summary as the first item of new business. Trustee Travis Horkey supported. Motion carried. Trustee CJ Horkey moved to approve the budget workshop meeting minutes held on March 29, 2022 & waive the reading. Treasurer Hunt supported. Motion carried. Trustee Travis Horkey made a motion to approve the regular meeting minutes from March 29, 2022 with the correction to Trustee CJ Horkey’s official report wording from “small-scale” to “Large-scale”. Trustee CJ Horkey supported. Motion carried. Treasurer Hunt made a motion to place on file & waive the reading of one item or correspondence. Trustee Travis Horkey supported. Motion carried.
A township resident attended the meeting and let the board know she was happy to see the fire department information that was added to the township website & believed this was a really nice thing for the longtime residents to see as well as new residents.
Building Department: The building inspector, Dennis Kolar, plans to attend the next regular meeting that will be held on April 26, 2022.
Supervisor Uhl: Supervisor Uhl gave an update on the county ARPA funds that the township applied for, for a culvert project. The township will be offered $36,000.00 of the original applied amount of $180,000.00. Supervisor Uhl plans to talk with other supervisors to see if there is any interest in a sit down with Michael Bosanac about why the funds were cut so dramatically & how to move forward.
Trustee C.J. Horkey: Trustee CJ Horkey had no official report at this time.
Trustee Gary Lazette: Trustee Lazette discussed the late Truth in Taxation meeting and also expressed that per the last election, the Clerk & Treasurer positions had been posted on the website & in the local newspaper. Clerk sanders will look into that & post notices.
Trustee Travis Horkey: Trustee Travis Horkey had no official report at this time.
Trustee Ken Jaworski: Trustee Jaworski gave an update that the cemetery needs stone & Rod Park will need it soon.
Treasurer Lisa Hunt: Treasurer Hunt is still working through balancing with the County. So far all the numbers are where they need to be & everything balances so she is just waiting on the closing from the county level.
Clerk Sharayah Sanders: Clerk sanders had no official report at this time.
*Mowing bids for the Fire Hall: Supervisor Uhl read the rates of the bids that were opened at the previous meeting on March 29, 2022. After discussion from the board, Trustee Jaworski made a motion to award the contract to American Turf for the fire hall mowing. Trustee Lazette supported. Motion carried.
*Snow removal bids for Township Hall, Library & Fire Hall: After discussion, Trustee Lazette made a motion to award the contract to Lee Wright Siding for snow removal & salt/ dow flake at the Township Hall, Library & Fire Hall. Trustee Jaworski supported. Motion carried.
*Budget amendment summary: Supervisor Uhl went over some of the revenue changes/increases that were made to the requested 2022/2023 budget. Treasurer Hunt, Supervisor Uhl & Clerk Sanders worked together over the past couple of months to discuss the budget and work through changes that were made to increase the fire department payroll as well as other departments that needed changes. After talking to the auditor, amendments can be made throughout the fiscal year to compensate for an increase or any changes that may need to be made. The Fire department payroll was set at $130,000.00 to cover the increase to call pay to $21.00 per call, all calls with a buffer to cover an increase in call volume if needed. Trustee CJ Horkey made a motion to approve the budget amendments as proposed. Trustee Travis Horkey supported. Motion carried.
*Resolution 2022-3 (2022-2023) Budget Adoption: Trustee CJ Horkey moved to adopt Resolution 2022-3 (Budget adoption 2022/2023) Supervisor Uhl supported. A roll call vote was taken with a vote of Yes=6, No=1. Motion carried.
*2022/2023 Township Board Meeting Schedule: Trustee CJ Horkey moved to approve the board meeting schedule. Treasurer Hunt supported. Motion carried.
* Approval of Schedule A-appointments: The board discussed the schedule & Trustee Lazette made a recommendation to have Trustee Travis Horkey replace him on the River Raisin Watershed council. Supervisor Uhl made a motion to approve Schedule A with the correction of removing Trustee Lazette from the River Raisin Watershed Council, and adding Trustee Travis Horkey and to also add the amount to the firemen call pay. Trustee Jaworski supported. Motion carried.
*Approval of Schedule B-appointments: Trustee CJ Horkey made a motion to approve Schedule B with the correction of adding the new mowing & snow removal contact. Treasurer Hunt supported. Trustee Lazette obtained. Motion carried.
*Treasurer Hunt made a motion to approve the Township salaries for 2022-2023. Trustee Lazette supported. Motion carried.
ANY OTHER ADDITIONAL BOARD COMMENTS:
Trustee Lazette reminded the board that the Urban Cooperation agreement has a renewal date of August 5,2047 & will need to be discussed soon, as well as the 425 agreements & water districts.
Treasurer Hunt moved to adjourn the meeting. Trustee Lazette supported. Motion carried.
The meeting ended at 8:33pm.
The next meeting will be April 26, 2022.
Dundee Township Clerk
Dundee Township Supervisor
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