MINUTES OF BOARD
TRUSTEES OF BARTON HILLS VILLAGE
January 14, 2013
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 Boddie,
Borel, Butterwick, Langford, MacKrell and van der Velde. Absent: Trustees
Al-Awar, Benson and Izenberg.
Others attending: ZPA Perry, Asst. Treasurer King, Supt. Esch and BHMC President John MacKrell.
PUBLIC COMMENT None.
MINUTES Minutes of the December 10, 2012 Trustees meeting were approved as printed. (Langford/Butterwick/P)
FINANCE/FINANCE COMMITTEE The Cash Balances report was distributed. The Cash Disbursements for December 2012 were approved as printed (Aux. Book XII E(3)).(Borel/MacKrell/P)
Zoning and Planning Administrator (Perry) No report.
Planning Commission (MacKrell/Perry) The Planning Commission will meet next week and is very close to completing the proposed new zoning ordinance. Commissioners Cheryl MacKrell (1 year term), John MacKrell (3 year term) and Andre Zoldan (3 year term) were reappointed by President Boddie.
Environmental (Butterwick/MacKrell) No report.
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.
Deer Approval of sites and insurance have been obtained so contracts will be signed with Wildlife Services and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for the deer culling program. The following resolution was adopted.
WHEREAS, Barton Hills Village Ordinance No. 2, Section 2(4) prohibits the discharge of any firearm in the Village except pursuant to a permit for eliminating animals causing a nuisance, andWHEREAS, the Village has obtained a permit from the State of Michigan to cull deer from the period of January 13, 2013 to February 15, 2013 and such extension of this time period as may be necessary and approved by the State, and has signed a contract with Wildlife Services/USDA to carry out the program,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees authorizes the discharge of firearms within the Village for the limited and purpose herein provided.
(MacKrell/Butterwick/roll call vote: Boddie-yes, Borel-yes, Butterwick-yes, Langford-yes, MacKrell-yes, van der Velde-yes)
Maintenance area buildings Motion to obtain bids for replacement of the block building/tin shed with a new steel building failed. (Borel/ Langford/roll call vote: Boddie-yes, Borel-yes, Butterwick-no, Langford-yes, MacKrell-no, van der Velde-no)
Motion to paint/reroof the block building failed. (MacKrell/van der Velde/roll call vote: Boddie-no, Borel-no, Butterwick-no, Langford-no, MacKrell-yes, van der Velde-yes)
Motion to improve the block building with brick exterior (match Village Hall brick), pitched roof, new windows and insulation passed. (Boddie/MacKrell/roll call vote: Boddie-yes, Borel-yes, Butterwick-yes, Langford-yes, MacKrell-yes, van der Velde-yes)
NEW BUSINESS None.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:00 PM. (MacKrell/Butterwick/P)Janice K. Esch, Deputy Clerk Approved 2/11/13