April, 2014

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH

REGULAR MEETING

Banks Township Hall

April 14, 2014

 

 

Present: Boss, M.B. Drenth, Vollmer, Stewart and Sowers.

Absent: Campbell, Kammerer, and M. Drenth.

Others: Tony Culter and Larry Essenberg

 

Meeting called to order by Boss at 7:15 p.m.

 

1. Motion by M.B Drenth/Vollmer to accept the March 2014 regular meeting minutes as presented. CARRIED. 5-0

 

Public Input: Tone Culter, from East Jordan, running for State Representative in August 2014 primary.

 

Department reports:

Streets: None

DPW: None

Police: Office John Morris gave a short police report.

Park: The Wooden Shoe Park will opening on May the 15th with Ed and Kris Green as the park attendants.

 

Action Items:

Budget Amendments:

 

General Fund

Council (10100)

Increase Attorney Fees (8011) $20 from $650 to $770

Increase Membership (9550) $191 from $700 to $891

Decrease Printing & Pub (9000) $211 from $600 to $389

Building and Grounds (26500)

Increase Operating Supplies (7270) $1178 from $12,500 to $13,678

Increase Utilities (9200) $97 from $800 to $897

Increase Capital Outlay (9700) $857 from $20,362.29 to $21,219.29

Decrease Salary & Wages (7020) $631 from $31,200 to $30,569

Decrease Other Expenses (9570) $1500 from $2,255 to $755

Police (30100)

Increase Operating Supplies (7270) $325 from $0 to $325

Decrease Liquor Inspection (7271) $325 from $770 to $445

 

Zoning and Planning (41000)

Increase Printing and Pub (9000) $110 from $0 to $110

Decrease Zoning /Planning (7021) $110 from $1020 to $910

Parks and Recreation (75100) – Woodenshoe Campground

Increase Operating Supplies (7270) $181 from $800 to $981

Increase Contracted Services (8022) $412 from $2000 to $2412

Increase Printing & Pub (9000) $117 from $700 to $817

Increase Other Expenses (9570) $274 from $400 to $674

Community Park (75500)

Increase Utilities (9200) $21 from $80 to $101

Archery Tournament (77400)

Increase Archery Tournament (8660) $110 from $0 to $110

Water Fund

Administration (24800)

Increase Salary and Wages (7020) $51 from $5910 to $5961

Increase Supplies (7260) $99 from $1000 to $1099

Increase Communications (8500) $173 from $1,200 to $1,373

Plant (53600)

Increase Salary and Wages (7020) $790 from $11,500 to $12,290

Increase Utilities (9200) $1980 from $5700 to $7,680

Increase Repairs & Maintenance (9300) $1040 from $9,000 to $10,040

 

Water Bond Resolution:

 

Motion by Sowers/M.B. Drenth to approve the resolution for the village's intent to issue and sell bonds, pursuant to Act 94, Public Acts of Michigan, 1933, as amended, in an amount not to exceed Six Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($650,000) for the purpose of paying part of the cost of acquiring, constructing, furnishing and equipping improvements to the Village’s Water Supply System Water Bond with Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone P.L.C. Yes: 5 No: 0

Resolution on file in the Village Office.

 

Committee Reports:

Planning Commission: None

 

Discussion:

a. Planning Together Workshop: will not be held this year

b. Banks Township cleanup day is May 10, 2014 from 8 to 11 AM.

c. Farmers Market will open June 24 – mid October

d. Auditors will be here May 19.

 

  1. Motion by Vollmer/M.B. Drenth to pay the bills as presented. CARRIED. 5-0

 

4. Motion to adjourn by Stewart/M.B. Drenth at 7:45 P.M.

 

Hellen Allen

 

Village Clerk

 

Village of Ellsworth   |   6520 Center St., P.O. Box 265   |   Ellsworth, Michigan 49729   |   (231) 588-7411  FAX (231)588-2079   |   office@villageofellsworth.com
Photos Courtesy of Thomas P. Mann
©2005-2017 all rights reserved.