Colon Township minutes 1/24/12

Colon Township Board Meeting

Minutes of January 24, 2012   7:00pm                   Accepted______________________


Meeting called to order at 7:00 PM

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Present: Jackson, McKelvey, Smigla, Zimmerman, Miller

Absent: None


Without objection the minutes of the 12-27-11 regular meeting and the 1-18-12 special meeting were approved.

Without objection the bills were approved in the amount of $14,456.16.


Zoning Administrator Report – Lindsey reported the following:

December 2011 – 2 zoning permits; 3 building permits; 1 mechanical permit;

January 2012 – 1 electrical permit


Attorney Thornton Report – Compliance Order for Candice Smith as been issued and she has 21 days after January 12, 2012 to comply; the Appleton trial has been set for 2-29-12; gave a report on tax forfeitures and foreclosures and how they work at the county level


Fireboard Report was given by Dan Smigla.


Supervisors Report – Mckelvey attended the county supervisors meeting this last month.


Under old business:

  1. Carpeting bids were presented.  Motion by Smigla, second by Zimmerman to table until a later date;

Roll call vote – Smigla, Mckelvey, Zimmerman – Yes;  Miller, Jackson – No;  Motion passed.

  1. Shrubs will be removed from the agenda until spring


Under new business:


1.   The budget workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.

  1. The 2012      meeting dates for the board were approved.
  2. Thornton      presented a packet to all board members concerning the changes to the      Colon Township Zoning Ordinance; the board needs to come back to the next      meeting and we will discuss the changes and look at adopting them.
  3. Discussion      was held concerning a new printer for the supervisor’s office;  Motion by Jackson, second by Smigla to      purchase a new printer not to exceed $1000.  All ayes.



  1. Wayne Held
  2. Terry Katz
  3. Cindy Campbell


Motion to adjourn by Miller, second by Smigla.  Meeting adjourned at 8:17 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Sandi Jackson, Clerk

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