Meeting Minutes 2-6-24



Tuesday, February 6, 2024 – 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.  Absent:  Heidi Ream.

Also present:  Dennis Dyko, James & Lindsay Utz, Steve & Monica Moreno, Ben Miller.

After review, Benjamin moved to accept the minutes of the January 9, 2024, regular

monthly Board meeting, as presented.  Support, Whitehead.  The motion passed.

Public comment:  Lindsay Utz spoke of having the meeting fees be eliminated. The subject

will be discussed at the March TownshipAnnual Budget meeting.

Proposed 2024 contract services with TruGreen, werereviewed.  Diederich moved to accept

the contract with TruGreen.  No support.  After further discussion, Benjamin moved to

table the proposal. Support, Diederich. The motion passed.

Ingham County Payment Reduction program for delinquent property taxes was reviewed.

Benjamin moved to adopt Resolution #2024-02, to participate in the program to reduce delinquent tax payments for eligible properties, with poverty exemptions.  Support, Diederich.

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

Diederich reported on the NIESA Board meeting held on January 11, 2024. NIESA hasn’t received any funds from the Webberville DDA, with renewal date of April 1, 2024.Ambulance service for the Station #62 is being discussed, with an ambulance being placed at the Webberville Station, for emergency situations. The NIESA Board is looking at reasons why

a full-time ambulance may or may not be feasible, for Station #62.

The 2024 Local Road Program proposed projects were reviewed.  The Township is planning

to appropriate ARPA Funds to increase the road projects, to be done, this fiscal year.

A Uniform Comcast Video Service Franchise Agreement was reviewed.  Ben Miller, Director from Comcast Cable was present to inform the Board of the METRO Act Permit with the Township.  Whitehead moved accept the agreement with Comcast, at a 3% Video Service Fee.  Support, Diederich. Griffes-Yes, Benjamin-Yes, Diederich-Yes, Whitehead-Yes. Motion passed.

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

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

Benjamin moved to adjourn at 8:20 p.m. Support, Diederich. The motion passed.


Wilma J. Whitehead, Township Clerk