Barton Hills Village, Michigan

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November 14, 2016

MINUTES OF BOARD MEETING

TRUSTEES OF BARTON HILLS VILLAGE

November 14, 2016

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

New Trustees Sharon Popp, Carla Smith and Alicia Torres along with returning Trustees Riad Al-Awar and Forrest Butterwick took the oath of office and were seated on the Board.

ROLL CALL Present: Trustees Al-Awar, Benson, Boddie, Butterwick, MacKrell, Popp, Smith and Torres. Absent: Trustee Borel.
Others attending: ZA Perry, Supt. Esch, Asst. Supt. Hnatow, Asst. Treas. King, BHMC President Legacki and two residents.

OUTGOING TRUSTEES The following resolutions were adopted. (MacKrell/Butterwick/P)

BE IT RESOLVED that since PAUL IZENBERG has served as a Barton Hills Village Trustee since 2010, and whereas he has brought enthusiasm and wisdom to this volunteer position, the members of the Board of Trustees wish to thank Dr. Izenberg wholeheartedly for his contributions to the Board and his loyalty and dedication to the Barton Hills community, and extend their best wishes to him.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be recorded in the minutes of the Barton Hills Village Board of Trustees.

BE IT RESOLVED that since ELIZABETH LANGFORD has served as a Barton Hills Village
Trustee since 2007, and whereas she has brought enthusiasm and wisdom to this volunteer position, serving as Chair of the Personnel Committee along with other duties, the members of the Board of Trustees wish to thank Mrs. Langford wholeheartedly for her contributions to the Board and her loyalty and dedication to the Barton Hills community, and extend their best wishes to her.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be recorded in the minutes of the
Barton Hills Village Board of Trustees.

BE IT RESOLVED that since JACK VAN DER VELDE has served as a Barton Hills Village
Trustee since 2011, and whereas he has brought enthusiasm and wisdom to this volunteer position, the members of the Board of Trustees wish to thank Mr. van der Velde wholeheartedly for his contributions to the Board and his loyalty and dedication to the Barton Hills community, and extend their best wishes to him.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be recorded in the minutes of the
Barton Hills Village Board of Trustees.

ORGANIZATION

Will Boddie was nominated to the office of President. Nominations were closed and Mr. Boddie was elected. (Butterwick/Al-Awar/P)

Forrest Butterwick was nominated to the office of President Pro Tem. Nominations were closed and Mr. Butterwick was elected. (MacKrell/Al-Awar/P)

Cheryl MacKrell was nominated to the office of Clerk. Nominations were closed, Mrs. MacKrell was elected and took the oath of office. (Butterwick/Al-Awar/P)

The following appointments were made by the President: Treasurer George Borel, Attorney Scott Munzel, Assessor Randy Perry, Assistant Treasurer Priya King and Deputy Clerk Jan Esch.

Committee assignments: *indicates Chair

Environmental F. Butterwick*, L. Benson, C. MacKrell, C. Smith

Finance G. Borel*, W. Boddie, A. Torres, P. King

Long Range Planning C. MacKrell*

Personnel W. Boddie*, G. Borel

Recreation L. Benson*, J. Esch

Roads & Vehicles R. Al-Awar* (Road Administrator), W. Esch, J. Hnatow, D. Esch

Security F. Butterwick*, C. MacKrell

Water W. Davis*, G. Borel, S. Popp, W. Esch, J. Hnatow, D. Esch

Zoning R. Perry* (Zoning Admininstrator), R. Al-Awar, F. Butterwick,

PUBLIC COMMENT One resident spoke regarding an unsolicited letter she received from a person seeking to purchase a house in BHV. BHMC President Legacki noted that the BHMC Directors would be discussing the Barton Boat Club at their November 15, 2016 meeting and would welcome input.

MINUTES Minutes of the October 10, 2016 Trustees meeting were approved as printed. (MacKrell/Butterwick/P)

FINANCE/FINANCE COMMITTEE The Cash Balances report was distributed. The Cash Disbursements for October 2016 were approved as printed (Aux. Book XXIV E(2)). (Butterwick/Al-Awar/P)

STANDING REPORTS

Zoning Administrator (Perry) No report.

Planning Commission (MacKrell) No report.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Recreation (Benson) The Halloween event was very successful. Results of the Recreation Committee survey indicate that the annual picnic is popular and there may be interest in another social event of some kind.

Roads/Vehicles (Al-Awar) Field work and drawings have been completed for replacement of the water main on Barton Shore Drive. The Roads Committee will meet with the engineer this week to continue the planning process.

Environmental (Butterwick/MacKrell) No report.

Long Range Planning (MacKrell) No report.

Security (Butterwick) No report.

Personnel (Langford) No report.

Water (Davis/JEsch) No report.

Zoning (Perry) No report.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS The BHMC Board of Directors has indicated willingness to accept ownership of the roads if BHV will cover costs. Issues still being researched include liability insurance and how to fund maintenance. It was noted that road closing required to maintain privacy was conducted in November 2016.

NEW BUSINESS None.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:35 PM. (Benson/MacKrell/P)

Janice K. Esch, Deputy Clerk     Approved 12/12/16

 

 

 

 

 


  

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