July, 2016

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

BANKS TOWNSHIP HALL

JULY 11, 2016

 

Present: Campbell, Boss, Sowers, Spearing

Absent:  Stewart, Kammerer, McCallum, Potter

Others:  Tina Sundelius, Janice Drost, Victoria Rood-Morris

Meeting called to order by Campbell at 7:00 PM

1. Motion by Sowers, Spearing to accept the June 13, 2016 minutes as presented. CARRIED 4-0

PUBLIC INPUT:

Janice Drost concerned about speeding in Village.

Victoria Rood-Morris concerned about blight in Village.

DEPARMENTAL REPORTS: 

 

Police: N/A

DPW:   Discussion about new security doors on the Village garages.  Reviewed Water Update Project.

STREETS:  Street sweeper has been delivered.  Discussion about replacing culvert under the bridge located on Bridge

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Recreation Committee:  Park is doing well.  Little League is having a very successful season.

Planning Commission: Public hearing on September 11, 2016 concerning marijuana ordinance.

DISCUSSION:

a. Paddle Antrim/Water Trail Assessment Ellsworth meeting on July 20 at the pavilion at 10:30 AM.

b. 2016 Pig Roast was very successful.

c. DDA hearing August 8 at 7:00 pm before Village Council meeting.

d. Bridge Street paving came in under budget.

e. Ellsworth/Atwood Forum meeting July 14 at 5:30 PM. 

 

ACTION ITEMS:

 

2. Motion by Spearing, Boss to approve budget amendments as presented.  CARRIED 4-0

3.  Motion by Boss, Spearing to purchase security cameras for Community Square and Community Park at a cost of $3045.  CARRIED 4-0

4.  Motion by Boss, Sowers to apply for Technical Assistance Planning Grant for Recreation Plan

          Update from Networks Northwest to update the Ellsworth/Banks Township Recreation Plan. CARRIED 4-0

5. Motion by Boss, Spearing to pay bills.  CARRIED 4-0

6. Motion by Spearing, Sowers to adjourn.  CARRIED 4-0

 

 

           

Marlene Drenth, Village Clerk

 

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