Budget Hearing Meeting Minutes for June 13, 2017

Meeting called to order at 6:10 p.m.

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

Truth in Taxation Budget Hearing is now in session. The number of mills to be levied is 3.7824 to support the proposed budget and will be the subject of this hearing.

Resolution to Impose Property Tax Administration Fee

060117 Clerk Johnson made the motion to approve and authorize the imposition of one (1%) property tax administration fee to offset collecting tax costs. Trustee Schroeder

seconded. ROLL CALL VOTE: Trustee Schroeder – YES, Treasurer Halbower – YES, Supervisor Jager – YES, Clerk Johnson – YES, Trustee Jager – NO. RESOLUTION PASSED.

Representative for Real Estate matters:

060217 Trustee Jager made the motion that to designate Supervisor Jager to act as representative for all Township Real Estate matters. Treasurer Halbower seconded. ROLL CALL VOTE: Trustee Jager – NO, Clerk Johnson – YES, Supervisor Jager – ABSTAINED, Treasurer Halbower – YES, Trustee Schroeder – YES. RESOLTUTION PASSES.

Salary Resolutions:

060317 Trustee Jager made the motion to accept the resolution for Clerk salary increase of 3% to start July 1, 2017. Trustee Schroeder seconded. ROLL CALL VOTE: Trustee Jager –No, Clerk Johnson – ABSTAINED, Supervisor Jager – YES, Treasurer Halbower – YES, Trustee Schroeder – YES. RESOLTUTION PASSES.

060417 Clerk Johnson made the motion to accept the resolution for Treasurer salary increase of 3% to start July 1, 2017. Trustee Jager seconded. ROLL CALL VOTE: Trustee Schroeder – YES, Treasurer Halbower – ABSTAINED, Supervisor Jager – YES, Clerk Johnson – YES, Trustee Jager – NO. RESOLTUTION PASSES

Motion to adopt fire budget.

060517 Trustee Jager made the motion to adopt the 7/01/17-6/30/18 Fire Department budget of $230,000.00. Trustee Schroeder seconded. ROLL CALL VOTE: Trustee Schroeder

YES, Treasurer Halbower – YES, Supervisor Jager – YES, Clerk Johnson – YES, Trustee Jager – YES. RESOLTUTION PASSES.

060617 Trustee Jager made the motion to adopt the 7/01/17-6/30/18 Township General Fund budget of $378,950. Trustee Schroeder seconded. ROLL CALL VOTE: Trustee Jager – NO, Clerk Johnson – YES, Supervisor Jager – YES, Treasurer Halbower – YES, Trustee Jager – YES, . RESOLTUTION PASSES.

Budget Amendments:

Increase 101.500B – $2,500 from increased revenue total now $10,500

Increase 101.500E – $500 from increased revenue total now $3,500

Increase 101.500M – $4,000 from increased revenue total now $8,000

Increase 101.500P – $1,200 from increased revenue total now $2,200

Increase 800.989 – $75,101.81 from retained earnings

Increase 289.901 – $2,312.05 from 790.930

Increase 700.703 – $200 from 376.860

Increase 375-800 – $2,400 from 445.728

Increase 371.000 – $3,350 from increased revenue total now $10,500

Increase 372.000 – $1,520 from increased revenue total now $3,500

Increase 374.000 – $4,150 from increased revenue total now $8,000

Increase 373.000 – $1,210 from increased revenue total now $2,200

060717 Treasurer Halbower made the motion to make the budget amendments listed above. Trustee Jager seconded. . ROLL CALL VOTE: Trustee Schroeder – YES, Treasurer Halbower – YES, Supervisor Jager – YES, Clerk Johnson – YES, Trustee Jager – YES. CARRIED.

Motion to adjourn:

060817 Trustee Jager made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:45p.m. Trustee Jager seconded. CARRIED.

Respectfully submitted,

Melanie Johnson

Holton Township Clerk

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