Springport Township Board
July 8, 2013

      The monthly meeting of the Springport Township Board was called to order Monday, July 8, 2013 by Dena Keeler at 7:00 pm in the township hall.  Board members present were; Mitchell, Sebastian and Keeler, there was 1 guest present.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
      Public Comment:  There were no public comments.
      Sebastian moved to accept the June 10, 2013 board minutes, Mitchell supported the motion and it passed.
      A copy of the Treasurer’s report was distributed to the Board Members.  General fund checking has a balance of $109,357.41,   police account has $87,303.42, fire operating has $49,879.36 in the account, fire equipment account has a total of $40,480.91 and COPS checking account has a balance of $3,151.01.  Sebastian moved to accept the treasurer’s report subject to audit, Mitchell supported the motion and it passed
Motion by Mitchell to approve payment of post audit police bills in the amount of $5,765.89, the motion was supported by Sebastian and it carried.
Sebastian moved to approve COPS post audit bills of $2,352.71, supported by Mitchell and it passed unanimously.
Mitchell moved to pay general fund bills of $6,372.40 motion supported by Sebastian and all board members approved payment.
Motion by Sebastian, supported by Mitchell to approve payment of police bills in the amount of $9,811.01, motion carried unanimously.
Sebastian moved to pay COPS bills in the amount of $748.75, Mitchell supported the motion and it carried.

Police Report;
Dena Keeler read Chief’s report in his absence.  Chief Luce attended a police chief’s conference in Boyne and thanks the board for allowing him to attend.   Officer Eric Taylor began his full time duties with the Township. 
Committee Report;
Police Board- no report
Planning Commission- no report
Fire Board – C. Cox wants to add a medical officer.  The cost of a new fire truck looks like it will cost between $320-$340,000.   C. Cox has until the special meeting on July 29th at 6:00pm to get sealed bids.  Decision about what bid to accept and when to have an election will be made at the meeting.
Unfinished Business:
Jackie Riehle will be submitting the Enbridge grant this week
Schmidt and B.Ungar are still working on the ordinance for condemned housing in the Township
New Business:
Mitchell  moved to approve the networking of office computers for $200.00, Sebastian supported and the motion passed unanimously.

Board Member Comments;

Meeting adjourned at 7:50 pm


Jackie Riehle,
Deputy Clerk