Colon Township minutes 11/22/11

Colon Township Board Meeting

Minutes of November 22, 2011 7:00pm                            Accepted______________________


Meeting called to order at 7:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Present: Jackson, McKelvey, Smigla, Zimmerman, Miller

Absent: None


The agenda was amended to:

  1. Sandi Jackson under new business


Without objection the minutes of the 10/25/11 regular meeting were approved.

Without objection the bills were approved in the amount of $28,082.49


Zoning Administrator Report – 2 zoning permits issued; 2 electrical permits issued; 1 plumbing permit issued.  Cornerstone now has 15 municipalities and is in negotiations with Branch County.  There will be a rate increase on January 1.


Attorney Thornton Report – citation was issued on Candace Smith; Appleton was given an extension and court appointed attorneys; there will be a hearing in January.


Supervisors Report – The property from Burr Oak Road to the beach has been cleaned up.


Fireboard Report was given by Dan Smigla.


Under old business:

  1. Jackson reported an ad had been put in the paper on the property in Magic City Mobile Home Park and as of this date only 1 bid had been received.
  2. The budget amendments were tabled until the December meeting.


Under new business:

  1. McKelvey made the following board appointments:
    1. Planning Commission – Cerny and Albright.  Motion by Jackson, second by Miller – all ayes.
    2. ZBA – Jackson, Valek, Albright.  Motion by Smigla, second by Miller – all ayes.
    3. Fireboard – Jackson and Smigla.  Motion by Miller, second by Zimmerman – all ayes.
    4. Jackson will be getting 2 bids for new carpeting for the building.
    5. $100 will be spent for new Zoning Ordinance books.
    6. McKelvey to check on someone to trim shrubs in front of the building.




Motion to adjourn by Miller, second by Smigla.  Meeting adjourned at 7:24 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Sandi Jackson, Clerk

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