Fruitport Charter Township Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes of May 11, 2015

The regular meeting of the Fruitport Charter Township Board was called to order by Supervisor Brian Werschem at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2015, in the township board room.

Supervisor Werschem opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer.

Members Present: Brian Werschem, Supervisor; Carol Hulka, Clerk; Rose Dillon, Treasurer; Trustees Dave Markgraf, Marjorie Nash and Chuck Whitlow. Members Absent: Trustee Ron Beckilin

Also Present: 3 -township residents; o-employees; Public Safety Director, Doctor, Attorney Springer, and Greg Mason, MTS

The motion by Dave Markgraf, supported by Rose Dillon, was carried unanimously, to approve the board meeting minutes for April 27, 2015—regular meeting—with the following correction:

Item 15-052 Second Reading and Adoption- Junk and Inoperable Vehicle Ordinance

Was: . . . to add a new Article IV to Chapter 6 of the Code of Ordinances, . . .
to add a new Article IV to Chapter 30 of the Code of Ordinances, . . .

The board meeting agenda for May 11, 2015, was approved as presented.

Michigan Township Legislative up-date


Lions Club Old Fashioned Days Agreement
Rose Dillon moved, supported by Marjorie Nash,
MOTION CARRIED, to approve the Fruitport Lions Old Fashioned Days agreement as presented.

Ayes: Dillon, Nash, Whitlow, Markgraf, Hulka, Werschem
Nays: None

15-061 Second Reading and Adoption- Zoning Text Amendment Ordinance regarding Standards
for Reviewing Special Use Applications
Chuck Whitlow moved, supported by Rose Dillon,
MOTION CARRIED, for the adoption of a resolution that will amend the zoning chapter of the code of ordinances by restating Section 42-157 of Chapter 42 concerning the general standards for reviewing special use applications. This Ordinance shall be effective 8 days after its publication as is required by Section 401 of Act 110, as amended, provided that the effective date shall be extended as necessary to comply with the requirements of Section 402 of Act 110, as amended. The new Ordinance number is 790.

This constitutes the second and final reading.

Ayes: Whitlow, Dillon, Nash, Markgraf, Hulka, Werschem
Nays: None


15-062 Payment of Bills
Dave Markgraf moved, supported by Carol Hulka,
MOTION CARRIED, to approve bills for payment in the following amounts: General Fund and Parks: $54,421.90; Public Safety: $142,044.40; Water: 695,670.71; Sewer $25,895.72 Total: $918,032.73

Ayes: Markgraf, Hulka, Dillon, Nash, Whitlow, Werschem
Nays: None

Fruitport Township clean-up days on May 1 and 2, resulted in approximately 300 yards of rubbish collected. The aluminum and brass was sorted.

County-wide tire clean-up on May 9 in Fruitport collected approximately 2,500 tires.

The motion by Rose Dillon, seconded by Dave Markgraf, was
carried unanimously, to adjourn the meeting at 7:12 P.M.

CAROL HULKA, CLERK                                                    BRIAN WERSCHEM, SUPERVISOR