Meeting Minutes 10-3-23


Tuesday, October 3, 2023 – 7:00 p.m.

Township Hall – 1685 N. M-52, Webberville, MI.

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Supervisor, Earl L. Griffes.

Board members present:  Earl L. Griffes, Wilma J. Whitehead, Loretta K. Benjamin,

R. Scott Diederich, Heidi Ream.  Also present:  Monica Schafer.

After review, Ream moved to accept the minutes of the September 5, 2023, regular monthly

Board meeting.  Support, Benjamin.  The motion passed.

Public comment:  Ingham County Commissioner, Monica Schafer was present to meet with

the Board and review current and proposed changes taking place, at the county level. 

After review, Benjamin moved to approve the 2022-2023 Final Audit.  Support, Diederich.

Diederich-Yes, Ream-Yes, Griffes-Yes, Benjamin-Yes, Whitehead-Yes.  Motion passed.

A quote was received from Webster & Griffes, Inc., for snow removal for the 2023/2024

Winter season.  Tabled until next month, to check with Kurt Griffes, about changing to

potassium chloride, instead of salt and other ice melting products.

An estimate to install a permanent generator, at the Township hall, was reviewed.  The

Board decided a couple of more estimates should be acquired, before a decision is made.

N.I.E.S.A. report was given by Trustee, Scott Diederich.  The Board approved Drake

Accounting to provide their audit services for year end, December 31, 2023, not to exceed $9,000. Michigan Equipment Grant awarded $50,000. To N.I.E.S.A., for fire equipment. 

The ISO Ratings classification in now 5/10, effective October 1, 2023.

After review, Benjamin moved to pay all bills as presented.  Support, Ream.  Ream-Yes,

Griffes-Yes, Benjamin-Yes, Whitehead-Yes, Diederich-Yes.  The motion passed.

Motion by Benjamin to adjourn at 7:57 p.m.  Support, Diederich.  The motion passed.


Wilma J. Whitehead

Township Clerk