MEETINGS IN BRIEF: Spencer Township Board


By Kelli Ameling • Last Updated 10:18 am on Thursday, December 20, 2012

Name of board: Spencer Township Board

Meeting date: Sept. 18.

Reporting official: Clerk Denise Biegalle

Action items:

1. Approved the meeting minutes from the Aug. 21 meeting.

2. Approved the bills for the month of September.

3. Approved the treasurer’s report.

4. Approved to pay Spencer Township back the money load to the assessment district in the about of $3,612.30.

Discussion items:

1. Resident Andrew Tuscan addressed the board with an assessment issue on his property. Supervisor Jeff Knapp explained the process and invited him to stay after the meeting to see if he could assist.

2. A resident asked about mobile homes on Lenway. The health department had condemned the properties in the spring. Knapp explained the ordinance to the resident.

3. The board received reports from Knapp, zoning, fire chief, planning and zoning and the library.

4. Trustee Jeff Stapp attended the POW recognition presentation in Grand Rapids.

Members present: Supervisor Jeff Knapp, Clerk Denise Biegalle, Treasurer Judy Geglio and trustees Albert Frandsen and Jeff Stapp.

 

Meeting date: Oct. 16.

Reporting official: Clerk Denise Biegalle

Action items:

1. Approved the minutes from the Sept. 18 meeting.

2. Approved the bills for the month of October.

3. Approved the treasurer’s report.

4. Approved the appointments of the election inspectors for the Nov. 6 general election.

5. Approved the resolution to establish a receiving board.

6. Approved snow plowing bid for the 2012-13 season in the amount of $3,700.

Discussion items:

1. Received reports from Supervisor Jeff Knapp, zoning, the fire chief, planning and zoning and library.

Members present: Supervisor Jeff Knapp, Clerk Denise Biegalle, Treasurer Judy Geglio and trustees Albert Frandsen and Jeff Stapp.

 

Meeting date: Nov. 20

Reporting official: Clerk Denise Biegalle

Action items:

1. Approved the bills for the month of November.

2. Approved the treasurer’s report.

3. Approved to allow Leslie Wood of LAWood Consulting to use township hall for profit use.

Discussion items:

1. The Oct. 16 meeting minutes were not included and upon consensus of the board, the minutes will be approved at the December meeting.

2. Resident Sharon Fase was concerned about the condition of the carpet in the township hall. Her observations on Election Day disturbed her regarding the “trip hazards”  with the carpet.  She respectively requested the board take care of the carpet with the 2013 Budget.  Her comments were received and will be discussed at “budget time.”

3. There is a map of where trees will be cut in December by Consumers Energy.

4. Discussed the notice of hearing for Electric Customers of Consumers Power Case no. U-16794.

5. Received reports from Supervisor Jeff Knapp, zoning, fire chief, planning and zoning and library.

Members present: Supervisor Jeff Knapp, Clerk Denise Biegalle, Treasurer Judy Geglio and trustees Albert Frandsen and John Tow II.

Next meeting: 7:30 p.m., Jan. 15.

For more information: Call Clerk Denise Biegalle (616) 984-0035

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