Meeting Minutes 6-6-23

Leroy Township Board Meeting 


Tuesday, June 6, 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 the Supervisor, Earl L. Griffes. 

Board members present: Earl L. Griffes, Wilma J. Whitehead, Heidi Ream, Loretta K. Benjamin, R. Scott Diederich. 

Also present: Scott Duimstra, Sandy Drake, Amanda Vorce, Debora Bloomquist, James Utz. 

After review, Benjamin moved to accept the minutes from the May 9, 2023 Board meeting with a corrected dollar amount, from $36,000 to $3,600. Support, Ream. The motion passed. 

Benjamin reported on the Wind & Solar Energy Conservation Systems, which were discussed at the May 17, 2023 Planning Commission work session. The Planning Commission is still looking for additional direction, from the Township Board, for updating the Zoning Ordinance. Planning Commission member, James Utz, stated that the process to adopt the ordinances be cleaned up by the Township Board, before adoption. Township Planner will be contacted for further information on procedures going forward. 

An ordinance authorizing and regulating the operation of Off-Road Vehicles, on Township secondary roads, was reviewed. Agreed that Griffes contact the Township Planner, for further advice on how to proceed. 

Capital Area District Library Board Members and Webberville Branch Head Librarian, Amanda Vorce, were present for the annual overview, of community programs provided in 2022. Customer Service included coordination with the Webberville Schools, pop up story time around town, story walk at the park and increased patron usage were positive highlights for the year. 

N.I.E.S.A. Rep. Scott Diederich reviewed the meeting minutes, for May 11, 2023. The Webberville DDA revenue sharing agreement and parking lot repairs for Station 61 were discussed. A resolution authorizing the sale of property, at 703 E. Grand River, Williamston for $66,000.00 was adopted, at the meeting. 

The bills were presented for review. Motion by Diederich to pay all bills as presented. Support, Benjamin. Benjamin-Yes, Diederich-Yes, Ream-Yes, Griffes-Yes, Whitehead-Yes. The motion passed 5-0. 

Motion by Benjamin to adjourn at 7:38 p.m. Support-Ream. The motion passed. 

Wilma J. Whitehead 

Township Clerk