Springport Township Board Meeting
February 11, 2019
Springport Townships regular monthly meeting was called to order at 7:00pm, in the township hall on February 11, 2019.
Board members present were Schmidt, Riehle, Mitchell, Losey and Sebastian. Chief Luce was also present. .
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
County Commissioner-Not present
Public Comment- None
* A motion was made by Sebastian to accept the January 14, 2019 minutes, supported by Mitchell and the motion passed.
Board Member Losey gave the Treasurer’s report. General Fund has a checking account balance of $323,724.26 Police checking has a balance of $177,727.54 and Fire Operating has a balance of $135,834.78 and Fire Equipment $36,951.68
*Motion to approve the treasurer’s report as printed by Sebastian, supported by Mitchell and it carried.
Budget Amendment- Losey suggested decreasing Deputy Treasurer 101-253-704-000 by $250.00 and increasing Mileage 101-253-870-000 by $250.00.
Riehle suggested decreasing Road Construction 101-101-811-000 by $1500.00 and increasing Building Wages 101-371-702-000 by $1500.00.
*Motion to approve the budget amendments as suggested by Mitchell, supported by Sebastian and it carried.
Approval of Post Audit Bills:
General Fund Post Audit for Approval: $645.02 Police Post Audit for Approval: $6,966.64
Total Post Audit Bills $7,611.66
*Sebastian moved to pay post audit bills, motion supported by Mitchell and it passed unanimously
Approval of Current Bills:
General Fund Current Bills for Approval: $7,398.66;Police Current Bills for Approval: $3,933.02
Total Current Bills $11,331.68
*Mitchell moved to pay current bills, motion supported by Sebastian and it passed unanimously.
- Cain should be back from medical leave soon.
- The online training that officers have started using is going well.
- Chuck Brant was sworn in on 2/6/19
- Officers attended First Aid training.
Road Report- N/A
Fire Report- Jackson County is still working on the solution to the new radios not being able to withstand high temperatures. Motorola may be swapping for a different radio that will withstand high temperatures.
-Modern Waste will be providing the dumpster for township cleanup & tire day on June 8th
-No update from the AMAR contractor. Expecting to hear from ESZ next week.
-Schmidt is working on ECF and will bring a copy to Board of Review
-Board of Review dates are March 12th from 9:00am-3:00pm & March 13th from 3:00pm - 9:00pm
*Riehle moved to approve the Resolution to Waive Interest and Penalty on Deferred Taxes as presented, motion supported by Schmidt and it passed unanimously
*Sebastian moved to approve the asset test, motion supported by Mitchell and it passed unanimously
*Sebastian moved to approve poverty guidelines at rate of 138% of poverty, motion supported by Mitchell and it passed unanimously
*Sebastian moved to approve the Resolution to Adopt Poverty Exemption Income Guidelines and Asset test as presented, motion supported by Mitchell and it passed unanimously
Board Member Comments:
Meeting Adjourned- 7:57pm
Jackie Riehle, Springport Township Clerk