Township Board Minutes – January 12, 2010

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 Helena Township Board Meeting

January 12, 2010


The meeting was called to order at 7pm by Supervisor Wagner; the pledge of allegiance was said.  Present: Rice, Wagner, Gurr, Teague, acting Clerk Skaggs.  Audience: 8.

Motion to approve agenda by Gurr, support Teague, motion carried.

Public comment: none.

Motion to approve minutes of the November meeting by Rice, support Gurr, carried.

Treasurer’s report: Township beginning balance Dec 1, 2009 $232,198.16

Receipts    109,143.75

Disbursements        25,473.19

Ending balance Dec 31, 2009            $315,868.72


Library beginning Dec 1, 2009 $21,671.77

Receipts                    23,643.50

Disbursements                       8,423.41

Ending balance Dec 31, 2009   $36,891.86

CD                        46,417.12

CD                       15,487.08

Total assets as Dec 31, 2009            $98,796.06

Motion to approve treasurer’s report by Gurr, support Teague, motion carried.

Presentation of  bills: Twp; November in addition $105.35

December                     25,491.27

January to date              37,019.23

No totals from Library or Fire District.

Communications: Sheriff’s report.

Committee Reports: Molby gave update on zoning issues, Gurr stated planning commission is moving in forward motion, Teague reported new ambulance purchase, and possible partnering with Mancelona on new location.

New Business: Motion by Wagner, support by Gurr to repair/replace broken boiler, motion carried.  Update on DNR dock grant was given.

Additional public comment: D. Petersen will give planning commission updates on ORV ordinance.

Motion to pay bills by Gurr, support Teague, motion carried.

Meeting adjourned at 7:30pm.

Respectfully submitted,


Ferol Skaggs,

Acting Clerk