Barton Hills Village, Michigan

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October 9, 2017



October 9, 2017

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, Butterwick, Langford, MacKrell, Popp, Smith and Torres. Absent: None.
Others attending: Atty. Maynes, Asst. Treas. King, Supt. Hnatow and BHMC Directors Curtner, David and McInnis.

PUBLIC COMMENT One person spoke about the roads.

MINUTES Minutes of the September 11, 2017 Trustees meeting were approved as printed. (Butterwick/Langford/P)

FINANCE/FINANCE COMMITTEE The Cash Balances report was distributed. The Cash Disbursements for September 2017 were approved as printed. (Aux. Book I F(7))
Water main expenses will be paid from the Public Improvement Fund, with water bill payments deposited to that fund.


Zoning Administrator (Perry) No report.

Planning Commission (MacKrell) No report.


Recreation (Benson) The BHV Fall Picnic on September 24, 2017 was very successful. The Halloween trolley ride event is being planned.

Water (Torres) Randy Perry was appointed to the Water Committee. The committee identified three goals they are working on:

--develop a Capital Reserve Plan to inventory water equipment and estimate future needs for maintenance/repair/replacement

--brainstorm other revenue opportunities for the future

--develop a water reference manual (education) for the residents

Personnel (Langford) The committee met recently. A part time person has been hired to work with Mrs. Esch in the office. Employee retirement plan options are being explored.

Environmental (Butterwick/MacKrell) No report.

Long Range Planning (MacKrell) No report.

Roads/Vehicles (Al-Awar) No report.

Security (Butterwick) No report.


--A new sign has been installed on the outdoor bulletin board stating “Walter Esch Hall, Barton Hills Village.” The commemorative plaque for the rock will be ordered soon.

--The appraisal for the roads has been received (valued at $35,000). Discussion with the attorneys, auditor and Board representatives will continue.

NEW BUSINESS The Michigan Municipal League ballot for Liability and Property Pool Board of Directors members was approved as presented. (Smith/MacKrell/P)

The meeting was adjourned at 6:31 PM. (MacKrell/Butterwick/P)

Janice K. Esch, Deputy Clerk     Approved 11/13/17