June 8th, 2020

Call to Order

The Charlevoix Township Board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Center with Board Members Christianson, Rajewski, Witherspoon and Williams present.

The minutes of the Regular meeting held May 11, 2020, were accepted.

Financial Report

The financial report was given by Treasurer Williams. As of the end of May, the General Fund was at $762,783.02, Water Fund was at $175,827.60, the Fire Department was at $41,761.90 (includes budgeted transfer of $40,000 from general fund), Fire Station Construction Account has $816.92 and the Bond Redemption $177,203.76 and Trust and Agency at $7,799.17.


Fire Department: None

Supervisor Report: John Ferguson’s report was reviewed and discussed.

Old Business


New Business

The Resolution to renew the two mills for the general fund was reviewed and discussed. Witherspoon made the Motion, with Williams supporting, to approve Resolution #20-002, for the 2 mills for the Charlevoix Township Budget. A role call vote was taken and the Motion carried unanimously. (M-11-20)

Water Department: Aaron Nordman (Performance Engineers “PE”) and Ray Cook (Silversmith) were present to discuss the benefits of the GIS mapping system/software. PE will take a GIS antenna and map out the water system on top of the aerial map. The cost to do the mapping/processing portion with PE would be approximately The cost from Silversmith is $6,350.00 for the first year with GPS unit and tablet. There is an annual of $600 for data through Verizon and a fee of $1,250 for Silversmith for hosting/maintaining. Christianson made the Motion, with Williams supporting, to approve Performance Engineer and Silversmith programs. Motion carried unanimously. (M-12-20)

MTA Dues: Payment of the MTA dues was discussed. Witherspoon made the Motion with Williams supporting, to pay the MTA dues of $2,776.67. Motion carried unanimously. (M-13-20)

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance: Williams made the Motion, with Witherspoon supporting, to pay the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance dues of $3,000, as presented. Motion carried unanimously. (M- 14-20)

Pam Woodbury of CC Central Dispatch was present to discuss the placement of tower and lease the property located by the old fire hall. Resolution 2020-001 was read. Witherspoon made the Motion with Rajewski supporting, to approve the Resolution. All present indicated they were in favor of Resolution 2020-001. (M-15-20)

Correspondence: Wifi Hotspot is being used. Received a call from Trustream to Reimbursed by the State for the election.

Rajewski made the Motion, with Williams supporting, to allow the Clerk to pay bills presented. Motion carried unanimously. (M-16-20)

The Budget Meeting was scheduled for June 29, 2020 at 10am

The meeting adjourned at 7:55p.m. Respectfully submitted

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