TOWNSHIP OF BRUCE
MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING HELD ON MARCH 13, 2014

   The regular meeting of the Bruce Township Board was held on March 13, 2014 at the Bruce Township Hall with board members Marsh, Rogers, Pins, Sawyers and LaJoie present. Absent none.  There were no township residents present.  The Supervisor called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance.

            Public Comments:  There were no comments.

            The minutes of the February 13, 2014 meeting and the Special Meeting minutes held on March 3, 2014 were presented. Motion was made by Pins, seconded by Rogers to accept the minutes as presented.  All were in favor, motion carried.

            Motion was made by Pins, seconded by Rogers to pay the bills.  Checks # 7816 through # 7844 were issued for a total of $13,159.52.  All were in favor, motion carried.

            County Commission Report:  Commissioner McLean was not present.

            Reports of Special Meetings:  Supervisor Marsh attended a meeting with Smith Sanitation.

            Zoning Administrator:  There have been two permits issued this month.

            Assessor's Report:  Board of Review was held on Monday, March 10th and Tuesday March 11th.  There were 34 petitions to the Board of Review.

            Planning Commission Report: The Planning Commission did not meet in March.

            Treasurer's Report:  The Treasurer's Report was read.  The balance of all funds is $908,554.94.  Motion was made by Rogers, seconded by Pins to accept the Treasurer's report as
presented.  Motion carried.

            Clerk's Report:  There was no correspondence.

            Firemen's Report:  There was no report.

            Grounds and Park Report:  There was no report.

            Old Business:  Discussion was held at an earlier meeting to purchase metal cupboards for the furnace room.  The Supervisor brought a quote for cupboards 48 inches wide, 24 inches deep
and 72 inches high for $1200 a piece plus shipping.  Motion was made by Rogers, seconded by LaJoie to purchase two metal cupboards at $1200 a piece plus shipping for the furnace room.  All were in favor, motion carried.

There are 6 banquet tables for sale.  Motion was made by Marsh, seconded by Pins to sell the tables for $25.00 a table or the best offer.  Motion carried.

New Business:  The fireproof safe in the office will only lock one drawer.  We have tried to get it repaired but the company is no longer in business.  National Office quoted us a price of $2,257.07 for a legal size fire proof safe delivered.  Motion was made by Pins, seconded by Rogers to purchase the safe from National Office for $2257.07 delivered.  All were in favor, motion carried.

            The Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, arch 22, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

            The Budget Hearing will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

            There will be a Special Meeting on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 to work on the Budget and do Budget Adjustments if needed.

            Public Comments:  There were no comments.

             Motion was made by Rogers, seconded by Pins to adjourn the meeting.  All were in favor, motion carried.  The Supervisor adjourned the meeting at 7:40 p.m.

                                                                       
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Wanda Sawyers, Clerk                                                           

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Carl Marsh, Supervisor