Colon Township Board Meeting

Minutes of February 26, 2013 7:00pm Accepted______________________

Meeting called to order at 7:00 PM

Supervisor Jackson was out of town. Motion by Miller, second by Smigla to nominate Zimmerman as chairman of the Board meeting. All Ayes.

Zimmerman took over meeting.

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:
Present: Zimmerman, Miller, Bouterse, Smigla
Absent: Jackson

Zimmerman amended the agenda to include correspondence under Communication, from Rocket Marketing LLC regarding Exede Cable Speed Internet Service

Without objection the minutes of the 1-22-2013 regular meeting and minutes of the special meetings, 1-23-2013, 1-30-2013 and 2-6-2013 were approved.

Without objection the bills were approved in the amount of $20,546.41

Zoning Administrator Report: 3 building permits, 1 electrical permit, 1 zoning permit were issued. Also issued an inspection report to property 56308 Bennett Road ordering a camper to be vacated immediately.

Attorney Thornton report: Still working with the Planning Commission on the zoning ordinance. There has been some interest in Bass Lane special assessment district. Concerned that the petition is the correct one if it is being circulated.

Fireboard report was given by Smigla: The Board is still looking for a tanker and have decided to look for a used instead of new one.

Communication: Anthony Fisk, President of Exede/Rocket Marketing, contacted Supervisor Jackson to request a meeting with the Board to discuss Exede Cable Speed Internet Service. It was decided that Clerk Bouterse would contact Mr. Fisk and get some dates to meet when Supervisor Jackson is back from vacation.

Under old business: Smigla inquired about the general fund election shortages. Zimmerman said the Board made some amendments in the budget meeting to take care of it.

Under new business: None

Public Comment: Edith Doenges asked if the Board made a decision regarding a cell phone for Supervisor Jackson. The Board approved and updated her cell phone plan giving her $25.00 a month to add minutes to her plan instead of getting a separate cell phone and plan.

Meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,
Cheri Bouterse, Clerk

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