Helena Township Board Meeting February 9th, 2023
Meeting called to order at 7:02 PM. Members present were Butch Peeples, David Peterson, and Bonnie Robbins with Cathy Rice and Butch Bartz absent. Motion by Robbins to approve the agenda and supported by Peterson and approved. Motion by Robbins to approve the January’s meeting minutes and supported by Peterson and approved.
Conflict of Interest: None
Public Comment: Anna Hannon and Ruth Smith commented on pickleball.
Treasurer’s Report: beginning balance January 1st, 2023 is $607,049.77
Total receipts: $139,121.29 and total disbursements: $22,565.78
Ending balance January 31; 2023 is $723,605.28
Motion to approve the treasurer’s report by Robbins and supported by Peterson and approved.
Presentation of Bills: January 1-31, $9900.88, February 1-9th; $4113.02
Fire Chief/Sheriff Report: Paul Fabiano reviewed report for STLFD.
Communications: County commissioner Terry VanAlstine not present. County commissioner report received by email and will be put on website.
Zoning: Reviewed Bob Logee’s zoning report. Board of Review meeting March 7th oath of office scheduled.
Planning Commission: Robbins gave report.
Parks & Rec: Meeting scheduled for 02/02/2023 cancelled. The two Sparks grants not funded.
Roads: No report
New Business: Great Lakes Energy’s True Stream; for broadband in Helena Township, letter of support, motion by Robbins with support by Peterson and motion carried.
Additional Public Comment: Robbins commented on pickleball. Jim Gurr commented.
Robbins made the motion to pay the bills and supported by Peterson and approved and motion carried.
Adjournment by call of the chair at 7:43 PM.
Prepared by Helena Township Clerk: David Peterson
*Note: Sheriff report not submitted