Orion Twp. Board of Trustees Meeting Synopsis — Feb. 21, 2023

Called meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. All members present except Supervisor Barnett, Trustee Flood, and
Trustee Birney, who were absent with notice.
Appointed Clerk Shults as Chair and Trustee Dalrymple as Clerk for the meeting.
Invocation provided by Char Folis with Kensington Church. All rose for the Pledge of Allegiance.
Approved payment of bills in the amount of $1,160,349.92 and payrolls of $398,053.55. Total
disbursement of funds was $1,558,403.47, as presented.
Approved Agenda, as presented.
Approved Consent Agenda, as presented.
Approved Minutes – Public Hearing, February 6, 2023, as presented.
Approved Minutes – Regular Meeting, February 6, 2023, as presented.
Approved solicitation request from the Knights of Columbus and due to non-profit status, waived the
requirements of Sections 4, 5, 6, and 8 of Ord. 95, Peddlers and Solicitation Regulation.
Approved Peddlers/Solicitors License Application for Matthew Manning, Adam Ketner, Lukasz
Tunkiewicz, David Cawley, Kyle Cooper, Austin Schasser, Austin Glover, and Justin Mills –
Power Home Remodeling, with the understanding that Ord. 95 requirements are followed.
Approved the fireworks display request from Indianwood Golf & Country Club on June 23, 2023,
contingent on the display being in full compliance with the current code for fireworks.
Authorized the Fire Department to purchase one Pegasus Air Compressor Fill Station with accessories
from R & R Fire Truck Repair, Inc, in the amount of $72,067.54.
Authorized the Fire Department to purchase one PortaCount Respirator Fit Tester 8048 from TCI
Incorporated, in the amount of $22,540.00
Approved the purchase of water meters from Ferguson Waterworks through the Oakland County Bidding
process, in an amount not to exceed $43,745.00.
Received and filed the Board of Trustees notice for the joint Public Hearing on March 1, 2023 for
PC-23-04, Orion Ridge Major PUD Amendment.
Approved the Resolution to approve the Public Transportation Agreement between the Charter Township
of Orion, the Charter Township of Oxford, North Oakland Transportation Authority, and
Oakland County and authorize the Township Supervisor, and Executive Director of the North
Oakland Transportation Authority to execute the same.
Approved the Resolution regarding prior transfer from the Water & Sewer Fund to Corridor Improvement
Fund and Amending Obligation for Repayment Resolution and authorize the Township Clerk
to certify and file the same.
Authorized the Budget and Procurement Director and Accounting Controller to maintain one year’s worth
of Municipal Complex Bond Debt payment in the Municipal Building Debt Fund Balance and
to make one additional principal payment annually to the CIA loan dated December 31, using
any remaining funds from the earmarked revenue sources.
Approved the 2023 Township of Orion Mowing Proposal from Titan Lawn Care, Inc., as presented.
Authorized to extend the contract with Tool Sport & Sign for 2023, with cost increases limited to 5% of
2022 pricing.
Approved the 2023 Orion.Events revised contract and authorized the Township Supervisor to execute the
Awarded the contract for the Friendship Park Maintenance Garage Addition to Orchard Construction, not
exceeding $130,000.00
Authorized contracting with OHM and Auger Klein Aller Inc. to provide professional services for the
Orion Center Deck Project, at a cost not to exceed $27,850.00.
Approved the Assembly Permit Application for the 2023 events for Canterbury Village 2325 Joslyn Rd.,
as listed within the Large Assembly/Event Permit Application, 23-02.

Received and filed the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals 2022 Annual Reports, as
Accepted resignation of Fire Chief, Robert Duke, with regret, based on submitted letter dated
February 14, 2023, effective March 3, 2023.
Authorized the hiring of Oliver Pomaranski as full time Inspections Manager, effective
February 22, 2023, with full benefits and an annual salary of $78,750.00.
Authorized the hiring of Kirk Larson as full time Deputy Building Official, effective February 22, 2023
with full benefits and an annual salary of $84,000.00.
Approved the agreement with GovHR for the recruitment of a Fire Chief and authorize the Township
Supervisor with the Township Attorney to negotiate the final agreement and cost prior to
Received and filed Fire and Police Reports, as presented.
Received and filed Financial Reports, as presented.

Meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m. Penny S. Shults, Clerk

Publish: 3/1/2023 Chris Barnett, Supervisor

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