Springport Township Board Meeting
Oct. 13, 2014
Supervisor Schmidt called to order the regular meeting of the Springport Township Board to order at 7:00 pm on Mon. October 13, 2014. All board members were present with the exception of Mitchell; we had one guest in attendance. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. There was no public comment.
Sebastian moved to accept the minutes of the Sept. 8th meeting, motion supported by Schmidt and it passed.
The Treasurer’s report was given by Betz. General fund checking account has a balance of $113,124.35, police account checking has $ 110,344.80, fire operating has a balance of $15,806.96, general fund has loan to fire equipment for the purchase of new truck for $33,500.00, Sebastian moved to accept the treasurer’s report for audit, supported by Keeler and the motion passed.
Sebastian moved to approve payment of post audit police bills in the amount of $7,805.43, supported by Betz, motion passed.
Motion by Sebastian, supported by Betz to approve payment of general fund post audit bills of $34,108.52, motion carried unanimously.
Sebastian moved to approve payment of fire post audit bills of $62,541.13, supported by Betz, motion carried.
Sebastian moved to pay general fund bills of $13,246.39, Betz supported the motion and it carried unanimously.
Motion by Sebastian, supported by Betz to pay police bills of $11,331.60, motion passed unanimously.
Chief Luce reported on police activities last month. They spent over 20 hours at the schools and sporting events during the month of September. Grant traffic money was used up and will begin again in October. The door to the police office has not been installed; Keeler will call and follow up on this. Chief Luce will contact Superintendent Cook and sign contract for patrolling the school.
Police Administration Board did not meet.
Planning Commission met on Monday to follow up on the Richmond property to change from commercial back to residential.
Fire Board will meet in December. New truck is here and things seem to be going smoothly.
Assessors report: Schmidt has been working on reviews, to meet the State’s requirement of 20% of property to be reviewed each year. He has about 80 more to do. The 4029 report has been submitted to the County.
Emails from JDOT’s Greg Ives were discussed. Schmidt will contact him to further discuss options and get on the schedule for the spring of 2015.
Sebastian moved to allow the purchase of a new printer that will print master cards and identification cards to registered voters, cost to be under $400.00, motion supported by Betz and the motion passed.
There were no Board comments and the meeting was adjourned at 8:15 pm.