Helena Township Board Meeting
August 14th, 2014
Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance by Supervisor Rick Teague. Present: Catherine Rice, David Peterson and Butch Bartz. Bonnie Robbins absent. Motion to approve agenda by Bartz with support by Rice and motion carried.
Conflict of Interest: None
Public Comment: Sheriff Dan Bean gave the report for July and updated board that the county was considering some type of fireworks ordinance. Discussed enforcement officer for the township.
Approval of minutes: Motion by Teague to approve the July meetings minutes with an addition with support by Rice and the motion carried.
Treasurers Report: Township: Beginning balance as of July 1st, 2014 $547,469.51
Bank balance 07/31/14 $505,023.69
Motion to approve the Treasurers report by Teague with support by Bartz and motion carried.
Presentation of bills: July 1-31, 2014 – $35,986.71 and August 1-14, 2014 $6,996.55.
Communications: Letter from resident concerning fireworks noise and a letter from another resident about walkway between the tennis court park and Marys Beach (road end public access).
Zoning – Zoning Administrator Molby gave report for July.
Planning Commission Teague appointed Ken Renaud to replace Jim Swan on the planning commission.
Ambulance Authority Teague reported the ambulance authority millage passed in the primary election.
Parks and Recreation Committee Ruth Smith shared with the board the proposed processing form for projects and requests and the application for projects or requests on Helena Township properties.
Roads Bartz reported that he had spoken with Burt Thompson, county road commission manager, and that he was preparing a list of county local roads in Helena Township with prioritization for maintenance.
Old Business: The installation of air conditioning units in the community center has started with the installation of the units in the side rooms.
New Business: None
Additional Public comment: Ruth Smith spoke about improving communications about road maintenance and costs for county local roads in Helena Township with the general public.
Motion to pay bills: Rice made the motion to pay the bills with support by Teague and motion carried.
Meeting was adjourned by call of the Chair at 7:54 PM.
Respectfully submitted, David G. Peterson Jr., Helena Township Clerk_ David G. Peterson Jr.