Orion Twp. Bd. of Trustees Synopsis, Regular Mtg., 7-31-17

Charter Township of Orion
Board of Trustees
Synopsis, Regular Meeting, Monday, July 31, 2017
Meeting called to order at 7:03 p.m.
Invocation: Clerk Shults. All rose for the Pledge of Allegiance.
Recognized retiring Fire Chief Bob Smith as Citizen of the Month, in honor of his many years of service to the Orion Township community.
Approved the payment of bills in the amount of $1,003,075.62, payrolls in the amount of $126,902.73, for a total disbursement of funds in the amount of $1,129,978.35.
Approved the agenda, as amended. Approved the consent agenda, as amended.
Approved Minutes, Regular Meeting, July 17, 2017.
Approved Minutes, Golfview Drive SAD#1 Pubic Hearing, July 17, 2017.
Appointed John Pender as interim Fire Chief, effective August 3, 2017, and authorized a temporary 10% increase in pay for John Pender, Fire Training Coordinator, and Jeff Williams, Fire Marshal.
Set Public Hearing for Golfview Drive Private Road Maintenance SAD #1 Special Assessment Roll for August 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Approved Solicitors License for Nidal Hamden in order to sell Kirby vacuum cleaners door to door, subject to all provisions in Ord. 95, Peddlers & Solicitors Regulation.
Reduced the temporary sign permit fee to $25 for the Orion Art Center’s Dragon on the Lake event, and allowed for the placement of 11 banners, conditioned upon property owner approval and compliance with all other provisions of the sign ordinance.
Accepted the resignation of Rob Zielinski from the Planning Commission, with regret, and appointed Scott Reynolds to fill the vacancy of the term expiring 12/31/2018.
Authorized posting the vacant Community Programs Program Assistant position.
Conditionally approved PC-2017-05, Silver Spruce PUD Concept and Eligibility plan.
Adopted Resolution for Vacating a part of Wilson’s Subdivision (portion of Fernurst Ct.).
Consideration of Treasurer’s Office staffing changes was withdrawn.
Received and filed Treasurer’s report regarding staffing.
Received and filed the Police/Fire updates.
Received and filed the Strategic Communication Solutions update.
Meeting adjourned at 8:07 p.m.
Penny S. Shults, Clerk
Chris Barnett, Supervisor
Charter Township of Orion

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