Barton Hills Village, Michigan

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January 9, 2012

MINUTES OF BOARD MEETING

TRUSTEES OF BARTON HILLS VILLAGE

January 9, 2012

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order by President Boddie at 6:00 PM at the Village Hall.

ROLL CALL Present: Trustees Al-Awar, Boddie, Borel, Butterwick, Izenberg, Langford, MacKrell and van der Velde. Absent: Trustee Benson. Others attending: ZPA Perry, Asst. Treasurer King, Supt. Esch, three residents and one guest.

PUBLIC COMMENT None.

MINUTES Minutes of the December 12, 2011 Trustees meeting were approved as printed.(Langford/MacKrell/P)

FINANCE/FINANCE COMMITTEE The Cash Balances report was distributed. The Cash Disbursements for December 2011 were approved as printed (Aux. Book VII E (8)).(Borel/Al-Awar/P)

STANDING REPORTS

Zoning and Planning Administrator (Perry) No report.

Planning Commission (MacKrell/Perry) The Planning Commission will continue their work on the zoning ordinance revision at their January 19, 2012 meeting. Commissioners Cheryl MacKrell (1 year term), Mike Richards (3 year term) and Bruce Wallace (3 year term) were reappointed by President Boddie.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Environmental (Butterwick/MacKrell) The recycling presentation will be scheduled for a future Trustees meeting. There was brief discussion of the Ann Arbor Observer article (January 2012 edition) concerning deer in the area.

Long Range Planning (MacKrell) No report.

Personnel (Langford) No report.

Recreation (Benson) No report.

Roads/Vehicles (Al-Awar) No report.

Security (Butterwick) No report.

Water (Davis) No report.

Zoning/ZO Revision (Perry) No report.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Sign ordinance. The sign ordinance dated 1/4/12 as amended below was approved for publication in the Barton Bulletin to solicit public comment.

--Section 3, line 3. “It shall be set back at least 5 feet from the street pavement” will read “No part of the sign or support structure shall be less than 5 feet from the street pavement.”

--Section 4 (2). “Each sign shall be set back at least 5 feet from the street pavement” will read “No part of the sign or support structure shall be less than 5 feet from the street pavement”

--Section 5 (1) and (2). “…letter height not greater than 2 inches” will read “…letter height not greater than 12 inches.” (MacKrell/Butterwick/P)

Bicycle Ordinance. The bicycle ordinance was approved as printed. (van der Velde/MacKrell/P)

NEW BUSINESS

A BHV resident, his son and their Boy Scout leader were welcomed. The three came to observe the Trustees meeting as a requirement for the Scout’s Citizenship in the Community merit badge.

Mr. Borel offered a photograph of the construction of Barton Dam which was received with appreciation for display in the Village Hall.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:43 PM. (MacKrell/Al-Awar/P)

Janice K. Esch, Deputy Clerk     Approved 2/13/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  

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