TOWNSHIP OF BRUCE

MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON APRIL 10, 2014

 

 

            The regular meeting of the Bruce Township Board was held on April 10, 2014 at the Bruce Township Hall with board members Marsh, Sawyers, LaJoie, Pins and Rogers present.  Absent none.  There were 7 township residents present.  The Supervisor called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

            Public Comments:  Dr. Tim Hall was present to present information about the bond millage proposal that Sault Area Schools will have on the May 6, 2014 ballot.

 

            The minutes of the March 13, 2014 meeting were presented.  Motion was made by Rogers, seconded by Pins to accept the minutes as presented.  All were in favor, motion carried.

 

            The 2014-2015 Budget was presented.  Motion was made by Rogers, seconded by Pins to accept the 2014-2015 Budget as presented.  Roll call vote:  yeas, Rogers, Pins, Marsh, Sawyers and LaJoie.  Nays, 0.  The Budget was adopted.

 

            Motion was made by LaJoie, seconded by Rogers to pay the bills.  Checks # 7846 through # 7894 were issued for a total of $ 27,519.54.   All were in favor, motion carried.

 

            County Commissioner Report:  Commissioner McLean was not present.

 

            Reports of Special Meetings:  Supervisor attended a meeting with Smith Sanitation concerning Northern Transitions.

 

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

 

            Assessor’s Report:  The Assessor was not present.

 

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

 

Treasurer’s Report: The Treasurer’s report was read.  The balance of all funds is $1,008,295.41.

 

Clerk’s Report:  The Kitchen inspection has been done with no violations.  The quarterly water report showed nothing detected.

 

Firemen’s Report:  The past month has been a quiet month.

 

Grounds and Park Report:  Nothing can be done until the snow is gone.

 

Old Business:  There was no old business.

 

New Business:  The 2014-2015 meeting dates are as follows: April 10, 2014, May 8, 2014, June 12, 2014, July 10, 2014, August 14, 2014, September 11, 2014, October 9, 2014, November 13, 2014, December 11, 2014, January 8, 2015, February 12, 2015, March 12, 2015.  The Annual Meeting will be held on March 28, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was made by Pins, seconded by Rogers to accept these dates.   Roll call vote:  Yeas, Rogers, Pins, Marsh and Sawyers and LaJoie.  Nays, 0.  Dates were approved.

 

Discussion was held on having an Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was made by Marsh, seconded by Rogers to have an Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.  Roll call vote:  Yeas, Rogers, Marsh, Pins, Sawyers.  Nays, LaJoie.  Motion carried.

 

Michigan Chloride will provide chloride for the roads at the same price as last year, 31.5 cents a gal.  It was decided to get 3 bids before making our decision.

 

Smith Sanitation will be doing Spring Clean UP.  Dates will be set up when the weather permits.

 

A work session will be held on April 28, 2014 with our Attorney, Chuck Palmer on the Road Millage for the August Election Ballot.

 

Discussion was held on enlarging the parking lot.  The Supervisor will contact Rob Laitinen on detail for the parking lot and culvert.

 

Discussion was held on new tile for the Hall floor.  The Supervisor will inquire to what is available and the cost.

 

Discussion was also held on a building for maintenance equipment.  It was decide we needed more information.

 

Public Comments:  Discussion and questions were asked about work on Lechner Side Rd. and 13 Mile Rd.  The Supervisor will talk to the Chippewa County Rd. Commission.

 

Motion was made by Pins, seconded by Rogers to adjourn the meeting. All were in favor, motion carried.  The Supervisor adjourned the meeting at 8:00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           __________________________

                                                                                    Wanda Sawyers, Clerk

 

 

                                                                                    __________________________

                                                                                    Carl Marsh, Supervisor