Monthly Minutes

February 10, 2020

Meeting called to order at 7:00 PM, Monday, February 13, 2020 at 7:00 PM by Supervisor, Curt Brown who led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Present were Supervisor Brown, Treasurer Bunch, Clerk Coulter and Trustee Mike Feight. Also present was Attorney Mike Brooks.
Brown asked for Guest Comments and introduced Lenawee County Sheriff, Troy Bevier. Sheriff Bevier is visiting all of the municipalities in Lenawee County to introduce himself and to listen for input and questions. He reported that the new jail and Sheriff's building is completely running and invited anyone interested to come for a tour. He also reported that the department is just about back to normal strength from a new hiring initiative and that new, much improved 800 radio system is in place and working well.
Minutes: some discussion followed by motion to accept Minutes as presented made by Bunch, seconded by Feight; approved by voice vote.
Treasurer's Report: Rick Bunch gave report on finances; report placed on file.
Bills presented and discussed. Motion to pay made by Coulter; seconded by Brown and  passed by voice vote.
Building Permits: Six( 6 ) new permits granted this month.
Old Business: Due to the passing of our long serving Trustee, Patricia Lamb, we now have a vacancy on the Board. She will be greatly missed. We posted this in the newspapers and solicited interested from Township residents who might be interested in serving out the remaining term. This seat as are all Township officers is up for election in November General Election. We had interest from Sandra Lewis, Roland Von Kaler and Roy Schlegel. Schlegel was not present at the meeting. Both Von Kaler and Lewis were present and gave a brief overview of their backgrounds and qualifications. Von Kaler is a long time Township resident and businessman who is a licensed builder. He also is the founder of God's Bread Basket which feeds the hungry in the area. Sandra Lewis is a retired accountant from Wacker Chemical and active in volunteer activities in the area. After some discussion, Coulter made a motion to appoint Sandra Lewis to fill the remaining term as Trustee; seconded by Bunch. Voting as follows:
Brown, yes
Bunch, yes
Coulter, yes
Feight, yes
Vote was unanimous
New Business:  Clerk Coulter presented the slate of poll workers for the March Primary for discussion and approval. Only our Township Election Committee( Brown, Bunch, and Coulter ) are allowed to vote on their approval.
Poll Workers are:  Pat Tooman, Judith Holcomb, Lori Hofman, Marianne Smith, Pat Millar, Dianne Marsh, Susan Durkee, George Durkee. Motion to accept/approve this group made by Bunch, seconded by Brown; passed  unanimously by voice vote.
Board of Review: Curt Brown informed us that Board of Review hold it's organizational meeting on March 3rd  at 1:00 PM. Actual Board will meet March 9th and 10th at Tecumseh City Hall from 1-4 PM and 6-9 PM each day.
Supervisor's Report: Nothing additional.
There being no additional business before the Board, a motion to adjourn was made by Coulter; seconded by Brown; passed by voice vote.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:55 PM by Supervisor Brown.
Gerald Coulter, Clerk

Curt Brown, Supervisor



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