Year End Budget Meeting

Call to Order

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

Budget

Treasurer Williams distributed the Budgets for the General Fund, the Water fund and the Fire Department.

Treasurer Williams gave an overview of the General Fund budget and the anticipated needs for the General Fund 2020-2021 Fiscal Year were discussed.

Treasurer Williams gave an overview of the water budget and the anticipated budget needs for the water department for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year were discussed.

Treasurer Williams gave an overview of the Fire Department budget and a discussion was had regarding the anticipated budget needs for the Fire Department for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year.

Williams made the Motion with Witherspoon supporting, to approve the changes to the 2019- 2020 General Fund Budget. Motion carried unanimously. (M-17-20)

Williams made the Motion, with Christianson supporting, to approve the changes to the 2019- 2020 Water Fund Budget. Motion carried unanimously. (M-18-20)

Williams made the Motion, with Christianson supporting, to approve the changes to the 2019- 2020 Fire Department Budget. Motion carried unanimously. (M-19-20)

Resolution 20-003 was read: Office of the Supervisor salary shall be increased to $28,120 Witherspoon made the motion, with Williams supporting, that Resolution 20-003 be adopted. All in favor, with Center abstaining. (M-20-20)

Resolution 20-004 was read: Office of the Treasurer salary shall be increased to $ 21,280, plus $3.50 per parcel summer tax collection. Witherspoon made the Motion, with Center supporting, that Resolution 20-004 be adopted. All in favor, with Williams abstaining. (M-21- 20)

Resolution 20-005 was read: Office of the Clerk salary shall be increased to $26,910
Williams made the motion, with Christianson supporting, that Resolution 20-005 be adopted. All in favor, with Witherspoon abstaining. (M-22-20)

Resolution 20-006 was read: Trustee, with added shall duties, salary shall be increased to $7,211.42, plus additional duties. Witherspoon made the motion, with Williams supporting, that Resolution 20-006 be adopted. All in favor. (M-23-20)

Resolution 20-007 was read: Trustee salary shall be increased to $2,560. Witherspoon made the motion, with Williams supporting, that Resolution 20-007 be adopted. All in favor, with Christianson abstaining. (M-24-20)

Witherspoon made the Motion with Christianson supporting, to approve the proposed 2020- 2021 General Fund Budget. Motion carried unanimously. (M-25-20)

Witherspoon made the Motion, with Christianson supporting, to approve the proposed 2020- 2021 Water Fund Budget. Motion carried unanimously. (M-26-20)

Witherspoon made the Motion, with Christianson supporting, to approve the proposed 2020- 2021 Fire Department Budget. Motion carried unanimously. (M-27-20)

Resolution 20-002 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 that the Base Tax Rate to support the July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021 fiscal year budget as stated at a public hearing on the proposed budget held on June 29, 2020, at 10:00am, 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 2020-2021 fiscal year budget.

Witherspoon made the Motion with Christianson supporting, to approve Resolution 20-002. Motion carried unanimously. (M-28-20)

PUBLIC COMMENT: None

The meeting adjourned at 10:49 a.m. Respectfully submitted

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