Meeting Minutes 8-1-23


Tuesday, August 8, 2023 – 7:00 p.m.                                                                                 113

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, Loretta K. Benjamin, R. Scott Diederich, Heidi Ream. 

Also present: James Utz, Lindsay Utz. 

After review, Benjamin moved to accept the minutes of the July11, 2023, regular monthly Board meeting. Support, Diederich. The motion passed. 

ORV Ordinance Public Hearing opened at 7:02 p.m. 

Discussion and review of the ORV Ordinance was held and the Board decided to eliminate Section 2 Operating Conditions, (L) Requirement to wear a helmet¸ protective eyewear and seat belts. Motion by Benjamin to accept ORV Ordinance #37, with the exception of Section  2L Support, Ream. Diederich-Yes, Ream-Yes, Griffes-Yes, Benjamin-Yes, Whitehead-Yes. The motion to accept the Ordinance passed 5-0.  

Public Hearing closed at 7:08 p.m. 

Supervisor Griffes spoke with Webberville Library Head Librarian, Amanda Vorce and she plans on submitting a proposal, for an update, of the Library kitchenette and storage area. 

Scott Diederich reported on the July 13, 2023, N.I.E.S.A. meeting. The Revenue Sharing  Agreement, with the Village of Webberville DDA and the Payment to the Ingham County  Treasurer were discussed. The State of Michigan Equipment Grant was supported, with letters  from five of the six N.I.E.S.A. municipalities. N.I.E.S.A. is also in the process of transitioning all SPOs and SOGs into Lexipol. 

The bills were presented for review and payment. Motion by Diederich to pay all bills as presented. Support, Benjamin. Ream-Yes, Griffes-Yes, Benjamin-Yes, Diederich-Yes, Whitehead-Yes. The motion Passed.  

The Ingham County Road Department is going to the Board of Commissioners, County Service and  Finance Committee, with a proposed Resolution to Amend the Agreement with Leroy Township, for the 2023 Local Road Program. 

Motion by Benjamin to adjourn at 7:31 p.m. Support, Ream. The motion passed. 

Wilma J. Whitehead 

Township Clerk