Barton Hills Village, Michigan

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February 13, 2012

MINUTES OF BOARD MEETING

TRUSTEES OF BARTON HILLS VILLAGE

February 13, 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, Benson, Boddie, Borel, Butterwick, Izenberg, Langford, MacKrell and van der Velde. Absent: None.
Others attending: ZPA Perry, Asst. Treasurer King, Supt. Esch, one resident and three guests.

DTE ENERGY PRESENTATION Information was provided by two DTE Energy representatives concerning the company’s plan to install new automated meters for electric and natural gas service in BHV and surrounding communities this year.

RECYCLING PRESENTATION Information was provided by a representative of ReCommunity Recycling concerning the benefits/costs of having BHV collect recyclables in their own truck and transport them to ReCommunity compared to the current green bin collection system.

PUBLIC COMMENT None.

MINUTES Minutes of the January 9, 2012 Trustees meeting were approved as printed. (Butterwick/Langford/P)

FINANCE/FINANCE COMMITTEE The Cash Balances report was distributed. The Cash Disbursements for January 2012 were approved as printed (Aux. Book VII E (9)).  (Al-Awar/Butterwick/P) Trustees were reminded to submit budget requests to Mrs. King.

STANDING REPORTS

Zoning and Planning Administrator (Perry) No report.

Planning Commission (MacKrell/Perry)  The Planning Commission held a productive workshop meeting and is on track to bring a proposed zoning ordinance to the Trustees by this summer.  The reappointment of Commissioners Cheryl MacKrell (1 year term), Mike Richards (3 year term) and Bruce Wallace (3 year term) was approved. 
(Al-Awar/Langford/P)

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Environmental (Butterwick/MacKrell) No report. Information regarding deer management in the area was noted.

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. Following discussion of public comments received, proposed Ordinance No. 41 (regulation of signs) dated 2/13/12 was adopted with the following changes: (MacKrell/Benson/P)

--Section 4 (3) will be deleted (“Only one political sign is permitted per lot.”) (MacKrell/Butterwick/P with Boddie opposed)

--Section 5 (9) will be added to read: “Security system notices not exceeding 2 square feet, with no more than one such notice per lot.” (MacKrell/Benson/P)

NEW BUSINESS None.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:14 PM. (MacKrell/Butterwick/P)

Janice K. Esch, Deputy Clerk     Approved 3/12/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  

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