August, 2014

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

Banks Township Hall

 AUGUST 11, 2014

 

Present: Campbell, Boss, M.B. Drenth, M. Drenth, Sowers, Kammerer.

Absent:  Vollmer

Others:  Jerry Rasmussen, Chief John Morris.

 

1.      Motion by Boss/Kammerer to approve the minutes as corrected. Carried 5-0  

 

PUBLIC INPUT: 

Jerry Rasmussen: updated Council on the snowmobile trail in Antrim County.

 

DEPARMENTAL REPORTS:

            POLICE: Officer John Morris gave police report

            STREETS: Schedule for Church and Lake St. (C48) Project is to start September 3.

            DPW:  Progress report was given on Water System Update.

 

 COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

PLANNING COMMISSION:     Council discussed overlay of C48/Breezeway Zoning

PARKS AND RECREATION:   Park income is about the same as last year.

 

DISCUSSION  ITEMS:

    

a.   Archery Tournament Saturday, Sept 20, 2014.

b.   Grand Vision Grant for Paddle Antrim (2nd weekend after Labor Day, 2015)

c.   President updated the Council  on the acquisition of the corner lot.

d.   TC to Charlevoix Trailway almost completed in Banks Township.

e.   Ellebration date has been moved to the 3rd weekend in June 2015.

 

2.  Motion by Stewart/M.B. Drenth to pay $4000.00 ($2.10 per gallon) for propane prepay

           with the Ellsworth Farmers Exchange. Carried 6-0

 

3.  Motion by Boss/Kammerer to purchase maintenance  Core Support Program with Mission

          Computers at the cost of $750.00 per yr. 6-0 CARRIED

 

4.  Motion by Kammerer/M.B. Drenth to appoint Mary Neer to fill Planning Commission

          Vacancy. Carried 6-0

 

5.  Motion by Sowers/Kammerer to pay the bills: Carried 6-0

 

6.  Motion by M.B. Drenth at adjourn at 7:55 p.m.

 

 Hellen Allen,  Village Clerk

 

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