Orion Twp. Board of Trustees – Synopsis of Regular Meeting July 5, 2019

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF ORION

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

SYNOPSIS, REGULAR MEETING MONDAY, JULY 15, 2019

ORION TOWNSHIP HALL 2525 JOSLYN ROAD, LAKE ORION, MICHIGAN 48360

Called meeting to order at 6:49 p.m. All Members present.

Held Closed Executive Session at 6:50 p.m. to Discuss Attorney Opinions.

Reconvened Regular meeting at 7:19 p.m.

All rose for Pledge of Allegiance.

Recognized Suzan Babor as Citizen of the Month for her commitment to the community and generous donations to the Miracle League.

Supervisor Barnett recognized Woodside Bible Church for the Orion Green Up Award, LOHS Golf State Champs, and LOHS TPW for their National Recognition.

Presentation by Library Director, Karen Knox from the Orion Township Library.

Held Public Hearing for SSH & SSH #1 Private Road Maintenance SAD #3 Proposed Roll.

Held Public Hearing for Square Lake Water Quality Control SAD #3B Proposed Roll.

Approved payment of bills in the amount of $412,827.73, and payrolls of $197,987.28. Total disbursement of funds of $610,815.01, as presented.

Approved Agenda, as amended.

Approved Consent Agenda, as amended.

Approved Minutes, Regular Meeting, July 1, 2019, as presented.

Approved Minutes, Public Hearing, Long Lake Water Quality Control SAD #1, July, 1, 2019, as presented.

Approved Minutes, Public Hearing, Elkhorn Lake Water Quality Control SAD #6, July, 1, 2019, as presented.

Received and Filed the License Agreement for the Paint Creek Trailways, as presented.

Approved SMART Municipal Credit Contract for 2020 and authorized the Supervisor to sign with the understanding that funds will be used to fund the Township’s participation in NOTA.

Adopted resolution scheduling the Long Lake Water Quality Control SAD #1 Public Hearing on special assessment roll, Monday, August 19, 2019.

Adopted resolution scheduling the Elkhorn Lake Water Quality Control SAD #6 Public Hearing on special assessment roll, Monday, August 19, 2019.

Approved amended condominium documents for Gregory Meadows and authorized the Supervisor to execute the same, with the condition that the changes requested by the consultants are incorporated.

Approved Fire Department to purchase one replacement diesel exhaust source-capture hose for Fire Station 4, in the amount of $71,144.72 from Hastings Air-Energy Control, Inc.

Approved reimbursement agreement between the Charter Township of Orion and Baldwin Maybee Development, LLC.

Adopted resolution confirming the assessment roll for the SSH & SSH #1 Private Road Maintenance SAD #3.

Adopted resolution confirming the assessment roll for the Square Lake Water Quality Control SAD #3B.

Discussion was held: Authorized changing of policy name from Standards of Conduct to Standards of Conduct and Ethics Policy.

Awarded bid for Civil Engineering Services to OHM advisors for three years, with the Township’s option to renew for two subsequent years.

Awarded bid for General Legal and Prosecution Services to The Kelly Firm for three years, with the Township’s option to renew for two subsequent years.

Awarded bid for Economic Development Consultant Services to Strategic Communications Solutions for three years, with the Township’s option to renew for two subsequent years.

Authorized Interviews for Planning Consultants at the August 5, 2019 Board Workshop.

Authorized Trustee Julia Dalrymple, Treasurer Donni Steele and Supervisor Chris Barnett to review bids for Government Representation and Consulting Services and bring back to the Board.

Approved Handbook updates, as amended.

Received and filed Interlocal Agreement between Orion Township and Village of Lake Orion for the Paint Creek Trailways, as presented.

Removed Chris Barnett as alternate from the Paint Creek Trailways Commission with the understanding the Village of Lake Orion will recommend an appointment for approval by the Orion Township Board of Trustees.

Held first reading for PC-2019-25, Silver Bell Bio Tech Conditional Rezone request, and directed the Clerk to publish for second reading, possible adoption on August 19, 2019.

Held first reading for PC-2019-26, Silver Bell Retail Rezone request, and directed the Clerk to publish for second reading, possible adoption on August 19, 2019.

Approved Trash Hauler License for Kidd’s Disposal LLC subject to payment of fees.

Approved Notice of Intent resolution for Capital Improvement Bonds in the amount not to exceed $15,000,000.00, and directed the Clerk to publish in The Lake Orion Review.

Authorized Supervisor and Clerk to sign 2019 Tax Collection Agreements effective for the next 3 years, and to negotiate again for the 2022 tax collection.

Received and filed Police and Fire Reports.

Received and filed letter from Michigan Townships Association.

Received and filed Baldwin Road update.

Received and filed financial reports.

Meeting adjourned at 10:45 p.m.

Penny S. Shults, Clerk

Publish: 7/17/19 Chris Barnett, Supervisor

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