August, 2015

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

BANKS TOWNSHIP HALL

AUGUST 10, 2015

 

 

Present: Campbell, Boss, Sowers, Stewart, Spearing, Kammerer, and Potter.

 

Absent:

 

Others: Jessica Spencer, Tina Sundelius, Jerry Rasmussen, Larry Essenberg

 

Meeting called to order by Campbell at 7:00 PM

 

1. Motion by Spearing/Sowers to accept the July 13, 2015 minutes as presented. CARRIED. 6-0

 

PUBLIC INPUT: Jessica Spencer introduced herself as the new Planning Consultant for Banks Township.

 

DEPARMENTAL REPORTS: 

Police: Campbell and Morris are meeting with a security company to discuss placing security cameras at various locations within the Village.

DPWStreets: Water project is slowly moving ahead.  Hope to have new water meters in place by fall.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Planning Commission:  Jessica Spencer is new Banks Township Planning Consultant

Parks and Recreation:  The numbers at Wooden Shoe Park are higher than last year.

 

DISCUSSION:

 

a. Community Square Project Phase 1:  Some money has come in but need to push hard.

b. Michigan Farm Market and Moosehead Garage and 9627 Lake Street transactions are still pending.

c.  Paddle Antrim starts at 8:30 AM, Friday, September 18.  Lioness Club will be serving breakfast.

d.  Opening on Board of Trustees due to resignation of Marilyn B. Drenth who has moved from the area.

 

ACTION ITEMS:

2.  Motion by Boss/Stewart to accept Marilyn B. Drenth’s letter of resignation.  CARRIED 6/0

 

3.  Motion by Boss/Kammerer to approve Jessica Spencer as the Village’s Planning Consultant.  CARRIED 6/0

 

4.  Motion by Sowers/Stewart to pass Good Sam’s resolution regarding 25 years of operation.  CARRIED 6/0

 

5.  Motion by Boss/Kammerer to approve budget amendments.  CARRIED 6/0

 

6.  Motion by Stewart/Sowers to approve repairs to the restroom/concession building at the Community Park.  CARRIED 6/0

 

7.   Motion by Spearing/Kammerer to pay the bills.  CARRIED 6/0

 

8.    Motion by Boss/Sowers to adjourn at 8:00 PM.  CARRIED 6/0

 

Marlene Drenth, Village Clerk

 

 

           

 

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