Monthly Minutes

February 12, 2024 Tecumseh Township Board Minutes
Attendees: Supervisor Curt Brown, Treasurer Rick Bunch, Clerk Rita Roth, Trustee Jerry Coulter, Trustee Mike Feight, Attorney Michael Brooks
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by Supervisor Curt Brown.  Supervisor Curt Brown led the attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Guest Comments:
All Board members had reviewed minutes from the January 8, 2024, meeting. There were no corrections or changes. Bunch made a motion to approve, seconded by Coulter. Motion passed by voice vote.
Treasurers Report:
Treasurer Bunch gave a report on the financial status of the Township.  There being no additions or corrections, the report was placed on file.  Treasurer Bunch presented the list of bills for discussion. Bunch advised the remaining CLRF funds $4,760.93 on the financial report were transferred to the Cash Management account to avoid bank service fees. A motion was made to allow the purchase of a $50,000 C.D. by Bunch. Motion to approve by Feight, seconded by Coulter. Motion passed by voice vote. 
Clerks Report:
Clerk Roth advised the Public Accuracy Test was completed today, February 12, at the new polling location. The tabulator and voter assist terminal tested without any issues. There are currently 126 absentee ballots mailed and 81 returned for the upcoming Presidential Primary on February 27, 2024. The absentee voter drop box is now available at Riverbend Friends Church. 
Building Inspectors Report:
Old Business
Solar - Supervisor Brown advised the proposed Solar Ordinance for the township is currently available for review on the township website. A public hearing for discussion and approval will be scheduled for April.
New Business: 
Board of Review - Public Notice was issued to advise the Board of Review will be in session at the Riverbend Friends Church March 13, 2024, 3:00 to 9:00p.m. and March 14 at 9a.m. to 3:00p.m. to meet with taxpayers regarding their assessments. The assessor is available Monday - Thursday 9a.m. to 1:00p.m. to schedule appointments for appeals at 586-467-0477.  Taxpayers can also submit a written letter of protest by mail or email, to be received before March 14, at 3p.m.  Contact information is available on the township website.
Tentative Ratios - Lenawee County Equalization Department statement of 2024 tentative ratios and multipliers for cities and townships in the county is included with township minutes.
Roads Meeting - An update on projects by the Lenawee County Road Commission will be provided at a future township meeting.
Supervisors Report
Supervisor Brown completed a Risk Assessment Survey to review current public entity coverage. 
Open Discussion:
There being no additional business before the Board, Coulter made a motion to adjourn. Motion seconded by Bunch. The meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm.
Next meeting is Monday, March 11, 2024, at 7 pm.

Rita Roth, Clerk

Curtis Brown, Supervisor



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