June30th, 2021 Board Year End Budget Meeting

Call To Order

The Charlevoix Township Board meeting was called to order by Supervisor Kochanny with Board Members Williams, Witherspoon, Ulrich and Stewart present.

Others Present: Dan Thorp, Greg Seese, Dan Riley, Justin Perkins and Nancy Rajewski. The approved minutes of the June 29, 2020 Budget meeting were reviewed.

Resolution 21-004 was read: Office of the Supervisor salary shall be increased to $29,508. Williams made the Motion with Stewart supporting, that Resolution 21-004 be adopted. All in favor. (M-33-21)

Resolution 21-005 was read: Office of the Treasurer salary shall be increased to $28,215. Stewart made the Motion with Witherspoon supporting, that Resolution 21-005 be adopted. All in favor. (with Williams Abstaining) (M-34-21)

Resolution 21-006 was read: Office of the Clerk salary shall be increased to $27,865. Williams made the Motion, with Stewart supporting, that Resolution 21-006 be adopted. All in favor (with Witherspoon abstaining) (M-35-21)

Resolution 21-007 was read: Trustee salary shall be increased to $2,635. Williams made the Motion, with Witherspoon supporting, that Resolution 21-007 be adopted. All in favor (with Ulrich and Stewart abstaining) (M-36-21)

The 2020-2021 budget adjustments were reviewed and discussed. Stewart made the Motion with Witherspoon supporting, to adjust the 2020-2021 general fund budget as discussed. (M-37-21) Motion carried unanimously.

Treasurer Williams gave an overview of the General Fund Budget, the Water Budget, the Fire Department Budget and the anticipated needs for each. The proposed budgets for the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year were reviewed and discussed.

Witherspoon made the Motion with Stewart supporting, to approve the proposed 2021-2022 Charlevoix Township Budget. Motion carried unanimously. (M-38-21)

Proposed wage increases were reviewed and discussed. Williams made the Motion, with Stewart supporting, to approve the proposed wage increases. (M-39-21)

Resolution 21-003 was read:

WHEREAS, Charlevoix Township, Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, has met all of the requirements of Section 16 of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act, allowing the levy of the maximum allowable millage greater than the Base Tax Rate to support the July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022 fiscal year budget as stated at a public hearing on the proposed budget held June 30, 2021, at 7:00pm, at the Charlevoix Township Hall, and

WHEREAS, Charlevoix Township has complete authority to establish the number of mills to be levied from within its authorized requirement that an increase resolution be adopted by the Charlevoix Township Board.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Charlevoix Township, Charlevoix County of the State of Michigan, shall levy 2 mills to support the 2021-2022 fiscal year budget.

Stewart Made the Motion with Williams supporting, to approve Resolution 21-003. A roll call vote was taken and the Motion carried unanimously.

Public Comment: None

The meeting adjourned at 8:15pm

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