May, 2015

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

BANKS TOWNSHIP HALL

MAY 11, 2015

 

Present: Campbell, Boss, Sowers, Stewart, Spearing, M. B. Drenth and Potter.

 

Absent:  Kammerer

 

Others: Jerry Rasmussen, Tina Sundelius and John Morris

 

Meeting called to order by Campbell at 7:05 PM

 

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

 

2. Motion by Sowers/Drenth to amend the agenda to add 9283 Main St. property to action  items . CARRIED. 6-0

 

 

PUBLIC INPUT: N/A

 

DEPARMENTAL REPORTS: 

Police: Morris talked about the problem with trash outside the home located at 9283 Main Street.  Will be addressed in action items.

DPW: Water System Project on schedule

Streets: N/A

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Recreation Committee:  Wooden Shoe Campground to open May 15, 2015

Planning Commission:  N/A

 

DISCUSSION:

a. Sale of old waterworks property – Working on agreement with Grand Traverse Pellet and Fred Taylor

b. 2015 Pig Roast – Spearing reported on progress

c. 2015 July fireworks – Friday, July 3

d. FOIA – Must be in place by July 1, 2015

e. Breezeway Garage Sale – May 22 and 23

f.  Farmer’s Market – Not definite yet

g.  Paddle Antrim – Progressing

h.  Cell Tower Lease Extension with American Tower – Being reviewed by our attorney

i.  Auditors will be here May 18, 19, and 20

 

 

ACTION ITEMS:

3. Motion by Spearing/Scott to approve contribution of $250.00 for Ellsworth Pig Roast and $1,000.00 for Ellsworth Fireworks as budgeted . CARRIED 6-0

 

4. Budget Amendments – None for this month

 

5. Motion by Sowers/Boss to send certified letter to owners of 9283 Main Street regarding non-compliance of Ordinance 6.  CARRIED 6-0

 

6. Motion by Campbell/Stewart to pay bills.  CARRIED 6-0

 

7. Motion by Boss/Sowers to adjourn at 7:45PM.  CARRIED 6-0

 

 

               

Marlene Drenth, Village Clerk

 

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