Sullivan Township Board Meeting Minutes July 5, 2022
Meeting was called to order by Tony Mabrito at 5:30 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance.
ROLL CALL: Present: Tony Mabrito-Supervisor, Libby Spencer-Clerk, Tracey McGhan-Treasurer, Joe Kremm-Trustee, John Carr-Trustee; along with Ken Hulka, Representatives of a Mennonite Church members, Kendrah Robinson were present along with 19 of our residents.
MINUTES: It was moved by Libby Spencer, supported by Joe Kremm, to accept the minutes of the regular meeting held. Motion carried.
FINANCE: The Treasurer’s report on all Township receipts of $210,966.94 for the period of May 1, 2022, to May 31, 2022, was presented by Treasurer Tracey McGhan. It was moved by Tracey McGhan, supported by John Carr, to pay bills of $61,748.14 as presented by Clerk Libby Spencer. Motion carried.
REPORT: Planning Commission – John Carr reported that last month meeting was a joint meeting with the board where the past years projects were covered. Michigan Township Services were reviewed, along with Fresh Coast Planning Activities for the month.
OLD BUSINESS: Most of the residents present were there to discuss the opportunity to have Hile Rd and Sullivan Rd Chip in sealed creating a hard surface. There are a few residents on both roads that do not want to participate with the hard surfacing project. Some of the residents on each of the roads are going to visit their neighbors to encourage their participation. We need to have contracts of all participating residents by the August 4th meeting. Brent Gillette and Robert Wiemert were present to represent the hard surfacing of Barnes, Sheringer, Hile, Broton, Cline, and Spaulding Roads. They have already polled their neighbors, and most are in favor of chip and sealing their roads.
The ORV Ordinance that was approved by the board earlier this April will need to be sent by certified mail to the DNR, the Sheriff’s Office, the MCRC, posted in the paper and placed on the website.
NEW BUSINESS: Two members of the Hosanna Mennonite Church were present to request to rent the Community Room on Sundays for the next 6 months or so while they seek another building to hold their services.
It was moved by Libby Spencer and supported by Tracey McGhan to move forward with the adoption of the and purchase of the International Maintenance Code. Motion carried. Libby will be contacting Julie to set this in action
A renovation estimate for the upper level of the Hall was presented and we are expecting another estimation soon. We are planning to move forward with this project this fall.
DISCUSSION/ANNOUNCMENTS: Kendrah Robinson introduced herself and let us know that she is running for the 14th Circuit Court Judge this election.
ADJOURNMENT: With no further business to discuss, it was moved by Libby Spencer supported by Joe Kremm to adjourn at 7pm. Motion carried.
Libby Spencer, Sullivan Township Clerk