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July 2020 Minutes

Plainfield Township
Regular Meeting
July 20th, 2020
Eagle Pointe Plaza

Meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by Supervisor Lewis followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Present: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly

Approval of Agenda: Motion by Allen supported by Bassi to accept the agenda as presented. All Ayes. Motion carried.

Public Comment: none

Approval of Minutes: Motion by Houthoofd supported by Bassi to approve the minutes from June 17th, 2020 with the following changes:

The document was dated June 20th, 2020 so was changed to June 17th, 2020. All Ayes. Motion carried.

Financial Report: Presented by Bassi

Budget Report: Presented by Lewis

Budget Amendment: Motion by Reilly supported by Houthoofd to accept the Resolution to Amend the Budget as follows: 845-000-696 Fund Balance Long Lake increase from $9064.00 to $10,064.00 and 845-299-941 Permits Long Lake increase from $515.00 to $1515.00. Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

Presentation of Bills: Motion by Allen supported by Houthoofd to accept the bills as presented. . Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.
General Fund: 55363-55406
Fire Fund: 6632—6646
Road Fund: 1614-1616
Library Fund: 1720-1723
Building Fund: 2022-2028
Sewer Fund: 2876-2888
Waste Site: 3337-3345
Tax Account Fund: 4117-4118
Loon Lake Fund: 8441017-8441018
Chain Lake: 8461012
Indian Lake Improvement: 8481011
Bass Lake Fund: 8411010
Long Lake Weed: 8451023-8451025
Big Island Lake: 8491004

Scott Kiernicki-EMS Milege: Gave presentation via zoom.

Charge for Property Splits/Lot Line Adjustment: Fred proposed an outline of possible charges for these services.

Clarification for future Additional Pay Week Years: If 27 weeks are in a fiscal year then checks are divided between 27 weeks.

Grant Township Fire Protection Contract: Motion by Houthoofd supported by Reilly to approve Fire Protection Contract for Grant Township at $17220.00. . Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

Goodar Township Fire Protection Contract: Motion by Allen supported. by Reilly to approve Fire Protection Contract for Goodar Townshp at $8000.00.

Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

Hill Township Fire Protection Contract: Motion by Bassi supported by Reilly to approve Fire Protection Contract for Hill Township, payment figured on their taxable value. Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

2020-2021 Meeting dates and times: Motion by Houthoofd supported by Bassi to accept the following dates and times of meetings during 2020-2021. Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

July 21st 2020
August 19th 2020
September 16th 2020
October 21st 2020
November 18th 2020
December 16th 2020
January 20th, 2021
February 17th 2021
March 17th 2021
April 21st 2021
May 19th 2021
June 16th 2021
All meetings start at 6:30 pm

Depository: Motion by Lewis supported by Bassi to accept the Resolution for Plainfield Township Depository Designation. Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

Fair Booth Rental: Motion by Allen supported by Houthoofd to agree to pay $500.00 to Iosco County Agricultural Society for rental space for the 2020 Fair. Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

Firework Payment Approval and Budget Adjustment: Motion by Lewis supported by Allen to approve an additional $5000.00 to Wolverine Fireworks for their payment and also make a budget adjustment to reflect this payment. Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

PTFD Safety Officer: Motion by Bassi supported by Reilly to approve Justin Short as PTFD Safety Officer at $25.00 per month.

Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

New MFR: Motion by Bassi supported by Allen to approve Skylar Ready as new MFR. Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

Approve non-holiday Fireworks display: Motion by Allen supported Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

by Bassi to approve non-holiday fiework display on Curtis Rd on Saturday, July 25th 2020.

Loon Lake Road Changes: Motion by Reilly supported by Houthoofd to approve Loon Lake name changes for Iosco County Road Commission. Roll call vote : Ayes: Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly. Nays: none. Motion carried.

Committee and Dept Reports: Suspended
Board Comments:
Motion by Bassi to adjourn at 6:40 pm. All Ayes. Motion carried.

Sue Reilly, Plainfield Township Clerk

Elected Officials

Supervisor –  Fred Lewis
Clerk –  Sue Reilly
Treasurer – Roma J. Bassi
Trustee – Dianne M. Allen
Trustee – Roger Houthoofd