March 2013 Budget Meeting Minutes

March 13, 2013

The budget meeting of the Bethany township board was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Supervisor Long.

Fowler read over the budget and asks if anyone had any concerns or questions, there were no township residents present.

The regular monthly meeting of the board was called to order by Supervisor Long at 7:00 p.m.

All members of the board were present. There were no guests.

Minutes were read and approved. Bills were read by Fowler motion to pay the bills by Humm 2nd by Morris motion carried.

Motion to accept the budget for year ending 3/31/2014 was entered by Humm 2nd by Mikek motion carried.

Hall is in need of a roof Long will get some bids and report back to the board.

Long reported that trooper Cisco had contacted him in the Dan Mikek blight tire case and that he had not complied with  the cleanup plan so Long will tell them to serve him per the board’s request.

Long also attended the fire board meeting and they have purchased the land for the new fire hall at the cost of $75,000.00. Long also told us that the expected cost of the new building is 1.2 million dollars, it will be interesting to see how that goes.

Mikek requested that we set the public hearing for the Powell fabrication tax exemption at the next township board meeting this was 2nd by Humm.

Long and Mikek signed the brine and gravel contracts with the Gratiot county road commission.

Jack Willman had no permits or no report.

Tresha Graham-Mikek

Deputy clerk