Springport Township Board Meeting
December 10, 2018
Springport Townships regular monthly meeting was called to order at 7:00pm, in the township hall on December 10, 2018.
Board members present were Schmidt, Riehle, Mitchell, Losey and Sebastian. Chief Luce, Elijah Dillay and Kaylyn Dillay were also present. .
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
County Commissioner-Not present
Public Comment- None
* A motion was made by Mitchell to accept the November 12, 2018 minutes, supported by Sebastian and the motion passed.
Board Member Losey gave the Treasurer’s report. General Fund has a checking account balance of $310,231.69 Police checking has a balance of $176,475.40 and Fire Operating has a balance of $135,690.35 and Fire Equipment $36,914.25
*Motion to approve the treasurer’s report as printed by Sebastian, supported by Mitchell and it carried.
General Fund Post Audit for Approval: $314.45 Police Post Audit for Approval: $4,975.42
*Sebastian moved to pay post audit bills, motion supported by Mitchell and it passed unanimously.
General Fund Current Bills for Approval: $7,397.39
Police Current Bills for Approval: $6,478.27
Fire Current Bills for Approval: $14,375.00
*Mitchell moved to pay current bills, motion supported by Sebastian and it passed unanimously.
Police Report: Chief Luce reported that Officer Cain had a personal property accident with the 2017 Explorer. It is at Karl’s getting repaired. Cain helped with an investigation that ended with a felony warrant being issued. Chief mentioned on the next budget he would like to look into upgrading the office computer and replacing tasers.
Road Report- Sebastian reported that trees are being trimmed in the township, the county is still working on Springport Rd and Holibaugh Rd is scheduled for repair next year.
Supervisor/Assessor’s Report: Schmidt provided the board with a letter from the State Tax Commission. The letter stated that the State Tax Commission will assume jurisdiction of the assessment roll in order to ensure corrective action. Discussion occurred. Schmidt mentioned that he is working with Ruth Scott, Jackson County Equalization Director from the county and will get back to the board with more details next meeting.
*Sebastian moved to give Losey the authority to open Fire Operating and Fire Equipment accounts for Springport Township with the Tax ID # 38-1811359, with signing authority from one member of the Treasurer’s office, being Rebecca Losey and Tom Betz, and one member from the Clerk’s office, being Jaclyn Riehle and Dena Keeler, motion supported by Mitchell and it passed unanimously.
*Motion made by Mitchell to give authority to Riehle to obtain insurance quotes with the same current coverage from other companies, securing and paying for the policy before the next board meeting so there is no lapse in coverage, Sebastian supported the motion and it passed.
Meeting Adjourned- 8:15pm
Jackie Riehle, Springport Township Clerk