Board Meeting Minutes for November 14, 2017

Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance given by all present.

Roll Call: Supervisor Jager, Clerk Johnson, and Trustee Jager present. Trustee Schroeder, Treasurer Halbower absent.

Agenda is set.

Review of minutes:

110117Trustee Jager made a motion to accept the October 10, 2017 regular board minutes as presented. Supervisor Jager seconded. CARRIED.

Review of Bills:

110217Trustee Jager made the motion to pay the bills as presented. Supervisor Jagerseconded. CARRIED.

Business from the Floor: None

Treasurer’s Report:

110317Trustee Jager made the motion to accept the treasurers report as presented. Supervisor Jager seconded. CARRIED.

Department Reports: Fire Chief Hawk reported total man-hours of 323.50 for October. Expenses for the 206 account were $14,965.29 which is currently 78% under budget.

Correspondence: Letter from County about Mats service bus being discontinued in Holton.

Public Hearing on November 30th – requested by Mr. Swarey.

Unfinished Business: Fire Department escorts

110417Trustee Jager made the motion to accept the Escort Policy for school events as presented by the Fire Department. Supervisor Jager seconded.
ROLL CALL VOTE: Supervisor Jager – YES, Clerk Johnson – YES, Trustee Jager – YES. Treasurer Halbower – ABSENT, Trustee Schroeder – ABSENT. CARRIED.

New Business: Resignation of Mr. Jim Callender – plumbing inspector.

110517Trustee Jager made the motion to accept Mr. Callender‘s resignation with regret. Clerk

Johnson seconded. CARRIED.

Recommendation to hire Mr. Jim Hoppus as the new plumbing inspector.

110617Trustee Jager made the motion to hire Mr. Jim Hoppus effective November 15, 2017. Clerk Johnson seconded. CARRIED.

Quote to replace missing road signs: Angela called and received quotes for road signs and the most reasonable quote was from Dornbos Sing, Inc. for $447.50.

110717Trustee Jager made the motion to purchase the road signs from Dornbos Sign, Inc. for $447.50. Clerk Johnson seconded. CARRIED.

Sidewalk salt quotes for 2 pallets: Holton Hardware – $580, Ace Hardware – $799.20, Lowes – $678.40

110817Trustee Jager made the motion to purchase 2 pallets of salt from Holton Hardware for $580. Supervisor Jager seconded. CARRIED.

Future Business: None

A Ordinance violation ticket was issued to Mr. Dwight Simmons regarding the weeds at the old Marco West building – weed growth clean up violation.

Motion to Adjourn:

110917Trustee Jager made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:36 p.m. Clerk Johnson seconded. CARRIED.

Respectfully submitted,

Melanie Johnson

Holton Township Clerk

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