June 14th, 2021

Call To Order

The Charlevoix Township Board Meeting was called to order by Supervisory Kochanny with Board Members Stewart, Witherspoon and Williams (attending by telephone). Ulrich was absent.

The Minutes of the May 10, 2021 were accepted. Witherspoon made the Motion to approve the Minutes with Stewart supporting. Motion carried unanimously and minutes were approved. (M-30-21)

Financial Report

The Financial report was given by Treasurer Williams. The need for an annual budget meeting was discussed. Witherspoon made the Motion with Stewart supporting, to add the budget meeting and discussed. Budget meeting was scheduled for Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 7:00pm (M-31-21)


Water Department:

Dan Riley gave an update: Water mains installed on the south side and testing of the water is taking place. Discussed the issues with the vans – yellow van having transmission issues; red truck doors do not shut. Discussed the recent issue with water theft.

Fire Department:

Chief Thorp discussed the possibility of hiring a part time guy to help Greg 20 hours a week. He has a proposed job description. The budget/numbers will be reviewed further. Discussed the difficulty getting volunteers.

Parks and Recreation:

ustin Perkins gave an update. Trees around the tennis courts have been removed. Roots were damaging the courts and the foliage dropped on the court and wasn’t allowing the surface to dry. The work on the courts should be finished by early August.

Zoning Administrator.

John Ferguson’s report was reviewed and discussed.

Old Business

Water Rate increase was tabled

Public Comment: None


New Business

Venetian Festival: Dan Barron and John Winn were present to talk about the Charlevoix Venetian Festival and request Township support. The Festival will proceed in 2021 if approved by the City of Charlevoix. Events will be similar to the past years with a few adjustments. The request was tabled and will be discussed at the next meeting.

Township Building: Discussed the Charlevoix Senior Center building and its use as they relocate to the old elementary School building.

Supervisor update: Suprervisor Kochanny gave new roof update and the stated that the office should be completed by the end of June.

Public Comment:

The meeting adjourned at 8:47pm

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The April 21st meeting of the Planning Commission has been canceled.