Board Meeting Minutes 06/14/2011


TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011

Meeting called to order at 7:02 p.m.


Pledge of Allegiance given by all present

Roll Call:  Trustee Wilson, Trustee Kittel, Clerk Johnson, Supervisor Noble, and Treasurer Halbower present.


Add to agenda:  12.3  Break in repairs

Agenda is set.


Review of minutes:


060111                    Trustee Kittel made the motion to accept the May 10, 2011 minutes as                                                                               presented.  Trustee Wilson seconded.  CARRIED.


060211                    Clerk Johnson made the motion to accept the June 6, 2011 budget workshop minutes as                                                               presented.  Trustee Wilson seconded.  CARRIED.


Review of Bills:

060311                    Trustee Wilson made the motion to pay the bills as presented.  Trustee Kittel                                                                         seconded.  CARRIED.

Business from the Floor:  Mr. Jerry Seleck from Ward Street reported on the Community Center, and the

needs it is fulfilling for Holton residents.  They are a 501 C non-profit and not connected to any church.  They

help area residents with food, clothing, and classes.


Terry Sabo newly appointed to the Road Commission introduced himself, and hoped to keep in contact with the

board and will keep an eye on the area roads.


Treasurer’s Report:

060411                    Trustee Kittel made a motion to accept the treasurer’s report as presented.                                                                                 Trustee Wilson seconded. CARRIED.

Department Reports: 


Fire Chief Stevens reported for the month of June total of 180 man hours.  Expenses for the 206 account $6,692.72 it is 59% of budget and32% under budget.  No expenses for the 216 account were 61%, and 24% under budget.


Planning Commission Chair Tom West reported that they are continuing to work on the reports from Don and Walt.

There is a ZBA Hearing coming up.


Unfinished Business:    Adoption of Burning Ordinance


060511                    Trustee Wilson made the motion to adopt the Burning Ordinance.  Trustee Kittel seconded.

ROLL CALL VOTE:  Treasurer Halbower – YES, Supervisor Noble – YES, Clerk Johnson – YES, Trustee Kittel – YES, Trustee Wilson – YES.  ORDINANCE ADOPTED.


New Business: 


Table budget adjustments till Thursday budget workshop- meeting.


Park reservation system:  People are requesting to use the park, and we need to set up a schedule.  The secretary will

take the reservations.  One person will sign the form, and be responsible for damages.  No deposits.  Add a few of the key rules to the form, and post a copy at the park.


Break in repairs:  Cost of camera and replacement of window.  One option is to brick in the window rather

than replacing the glass.  We will also check on having the alarm system cover this area.


060611                    Clerk Johnson made the motion for Mick to get estimates for repairs, and choose the better option and go ahead and have the repairs done.  Treasurer Halbower seconded.  CARRIED.


Mick reported on the roads – the road commission is pulverizing a road in the next 3 weeks in Muskegon, and may

come,and repulverize Brunswick.  Have not heard anything on other roads at this point.  They are supposed to inform

us and constituents if they are going to do anything to them.  Art reported that Meinert is really bad with holes that are

3 feet in diameter.  Also Main Street is sinking in at the curb and separating from the curb and is a tripping hazard.


Motion to Adjourn:


060711                    Trustee Kittel made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:08pm.  Trustee Wilson seconded.                                    CARRIED.


Meeting adjourned at 8:08 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,




Melanie Johnson

Holton Township Clerk

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