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February 17, 2021 Minutes

Plainfield Township Regular Meeting Eagle Pointe Plaza Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
Meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm via Zoom.
Present:  Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly.  Guests: 1

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

Public Comments:  none

Approval of Minutes:  Motion by Houthoofd supported by Allen to approve minutes from Wednesday, January 20th regular meeting.  All Ayes.  Motion approved. 

Financial Report:  Presented by Bassi

Budget Report :  Presented by Lewis

Budget Amendments:  Motion by Reilly supported by Houthoofd to make the following budget amendments:  Roll Call vote:  Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly  Nays: none. Motion carried.

BUDGET ACCOUNT NUMBERAPPROVED BUDGET AMOUNTBUDGET AMOUNT CHANGE (+INCREASE/-DECREASE)NEW BUDGET AMOUNT
 206000528 FR HAZARD0+18000 18000 
 101000574 Shared Rev.325000+10000 335000 
 101299802 Auditor9270+1230 10500
 101751970 Parks Capital5000+4000 9000
 101751956 Parks Misc1000+1000 2000 
 842000672 LLLK Weed SAD28000-14000 14000 
 842000696 LLLK Weed SAD Fund Bal0+14000 14000 
 596000672 Waste SAD235000+12500 247500 
 596529811 Waste Haul Fees185400+12500 197900 
 841000672 Bass Weed SAD5372.48+627.52 6000 
 841299727 Bass Weed Off.Supl401.60+248.40 650 
 841299801 Bass Weed Prof Svs4476.48+379.12 4855.60 
 844000672 Loon Weed SAD28840+1960 30800 
BUDGET ACCOUNT NUMBERAPPROVED BUDGET AMOUNTBUDGET AMOUNT CHANGE (+INCREASE/-DECREASE)NEW BUDGET AMOUNT
 844299801 Loon Weed  ProfSvs27264.10+1960 29224.10 
 845000672 Long SAD27500 +87528375 
 845299801 Long Weed Prof Svs24398.40+875 25273.4 
 846000672 Chain SAD8500+250 8750 
 846299801 ChainWeed ProfSvs7377.30 +2507627.30 
 847000672 Jose SAD15000-15000 
 847000696 Jose Fund Bal0+15000 15000 
 848000672 Indian SAD13500-13500 
 848000696 Indian Fund Bal013500 13500 
 849000672 BgIsl SAD5175-450  4725
 849299801 BgIsl Weed Prof Svs4860-450 4410 
 101265930 Hall Rep & Maint29000+5720 34720 
    

Presentation of Bills:  Motion by Allen supported by Houthoofd to pay bills as presented.  Roll call vote:  Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly.  Nays: none.  Motion carried

GENERAL FUND 55766-55801
FIRE FUND 111 AND 6730-6741
GYPSY MOTH FUND: 2
ROAD FUND 1623
LIBRARY:  1747-1749
BUILDING:  2068-2072
SEWER: 2914-2916
WASTE SITE: 3390-3393
TAX ACCOUNT: 4172-4181 AND 9003984-9003985
LITTLE LONG:842017
W LONDO LAKE:643018
LOON LAKE 8441024
CHAIN LAKE:8461017
INDIAN LAKE IMPROVEMENT:
BASS: 8411014
LONG LAKE
JOSE LAKE:
BIG ISLAND LAKE:8491007

Pavilion Removal:  Motion by Reilly supported by Bassi to have Wilson Trucking tear the pavilion behind the Rec Center.down for the amount of $2500.00.  Roll call vote:  Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly.  Nays: none. Motion carried. 

Township Email Database:  Dave working on getting this set up.

Firehall Driveway Location/Smokey Bear Sign:  We will be getting with MDOT on their sidewalk expansion to have firehall driveway location moved so it is across from building doors and we will be moving Smokey Bear sign, possibly to north of town by Welcome to Hale Sign.

Park Tree Removal:  Dave Rasch will be removing a tree on the Bike Path and we will be getting a hold of Shellenbarger Tree Service to remove tree at Loon Lake Park. 

Covid Vaccination Center update:  Still waiting to hear from Health Department whether they will be using Eagle Pointe for Covid Vacanations.

Address Sign Program Building update:  Patrick Ready will like to start a program that will give those that apply for a new building permit a green sign with the white numbers on it to that resident. 

2021 Road Work:  Presented by Lewis.  Esmond to Curtis, Putnam to Webb-Hillsdale, Lakeside to Long Lake Road to Kokosing, and Towerline gravel, (Curtis to Galion).

Auditor Contract Amendment:  Motion by Bassi supported by Allen to amend the payment of 9490.00 that was approved to pay the auditor for 2020 audit and now pay 10485.00. The additional amount added due to a new form that the auditor had to file. Roll Call vote:  Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly  Nays: none. Motion carried.

Daves Computer Contract:  Motion by Bassi supported by Reilly to renew  Daves Conputer Contract for 2021.  Roll Call vote:  Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly  Nays: none. Motion carried.

Historical Commission Resignation:  Motion by Reilly supported by Allen to accept Margy Holzheuers resignation as Vice Chair on the Historical Commission.  Roll Call vote:  Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly  Nays: none. Motion carried. The Board thanks her for her many years of service. 

Fireworks for July 4thMotion by Lewis supported by Houthoofd to approve contract with Wolverine Fireworks for Saturday, July 3rd in the amount OF $10000.00.   Fire Dept are not sure on their donation but the Show will not exceed $10000.00. 

Board of Review Resolution:  Motion by Bassi supported by Allen to approve Resolution to allow Local Residents to protest in writing.  Roll Call vote:  Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly  Nays: none. Motion carried.

Gypsy Moth Application Contract Approval: Motion by Allen supported by Bassi to approve the contract with Hamilton Helicopters for the Gypsy Moth spraying.  Roll Call vote:  Allen, Bassi, Houthoofd, Lewis and Reilly  Nays: none. Motion carried.

Board Comments:  Reilly said she will be looking into cemetery software. 

Motion to adjourn by Bassi.  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
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