Springport Township Board Meeting
October 8, 2018
Springport Townships regular monthly meeting was called to order at 7:00pm, in the township hall on October 8,, 2018.
Board members present were Schmidt, Riehle, Mitchell and Losey. Sebastian was absent. Chief Luce was also present. .
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
County Commissioner-Not present
Public Comment- None
* A motion was made by Mitchell to accept the September 10, 2018 minutes, supported by Schmidt and the motion passed.
Board Member Losey gave the Treasurer’s report. General Fund has a checking account balance of $311,091.91 Police checking has a balance of $201,480.64 and Fire Operating has a balance of $135,501.34 and Fire Equipment $36,879.23
*Motion to approve the treasurer’s report as printed by Schmidt, supported by Mitchell and it carried.
Budget Amendment- Riehle suggested increasing election wages 101-262-702-000 by $850 and decreasing road construction 101-101-811-000 by $850.
*Motion to approve the budget amendment as suggested by Mitchell, supported by Losey and it carried.
General Fund Post Audit for Approval: $837.56 Police Post Audit for Approval: $9,385.40
*Mitchell moved to pay post audit bills, motion supported by Riehle and it passed unanimously.
General Fund Current Bills for Approval: $14,856.34
Police Current Bills for Approval: $2,952.62
Fire Current Bills for Approval: $NA
*Mitchell moved to pay current bills, motion supported by Losey and it passed unanimously.
Police Report: Luce reported that he attended a “Train the Trainer” workshop so he will be certified to train others on the use of the new 800 radios. Everyone should be up and operable by the end of October.
Road Report- Sebastian was absent
Fire Report- Riehle reported that the fire board is looking into options for a new fire house. This is still in the beginning stages and grants are being looked at.
Supervisor/Assessor’s Report: Schmidt updated the board on AMAR. All info requested was sent certified mail and he is just waiting for reply from the state.
*Mitchell moved to pay Ken Powers $15 per permit he issues, motion supported by Schmidt and it passed unanimously.
*Mitchell moved to allocate the 2016 & 2017 personal property tax reimbursements as suggested by Nannette, motion supported by Losey and it passed unanimously.
*Losey moved to purchase business cards for inspectors in the amount of $250, motion supported by Mitchell and it passed unanimously.
Riehle moved to accept the Telecommunications Permit from Tri-County, motion supported by Losey and it passed unanimously.
Board Comments: Riehle invited everyone to vote on November 6, 2018
Meeting Adjourned- 7:47pm
Jackie Riehle, Springport Township Clerk