Barton Hills Village, Michigan

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November 13, 2017

MINUTES OF BOARD MEETING

TRUSTEES OF BARTON HILLS VILLAGE

November 13, 2017

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order by President Boddie at 6:03 PM at Walter Esch Hall.

ROLL CALL Present: Trustees Benson, Boddie, Butterwick, Langford, MacKrell, Popp and Smith. Absent: Trustees Al-Awar and Torres.
Others attending: Asst. Treas. King, Supt. Hnatow, BHMC President Curtner and three residents.

WALL PERMIT Application for construction of retaining/landscape walls at 880 Colliston Road:

--The project was presented by Deputy Clerk Esch.

--The Public Hearing was convened at 6:05 PM. There being no written comment received and no verbal comment, the hearing was closed at 6:06 PM.

--Based on the information submitted, a permit to construct retaining/landscape walls at 880 Colliston Road was approved. (Popp/Butterwick/P)

PUBLIC COMMENT None.

ORGANIZATION

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

Carla Smith was nominated to the office of President Pro Tem. Nominations were closed and Ms. Smith was elected. (Boddie/P)

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

The following appointments were made by the President: Treasurer Alicia Torres, Attorney Paul Burns, Assessor Randy Perry, Assistant Treasurer Priya King and Deputy Clerk Jan Esch.

Committee assignments: *indicates Chair

Environmental Butterwick*, Benson, MacKrell, Smith

Finance Torres*, Boddie, King

Long Range Planning MacKrell*, Langford

Personnel Boddie*, Langford

Recreation Benson*, JEsch

Roads & Vehicles Al-Awar* (Road Administrator), Hnatow, DEsch

Security Butterwick*, MacKrell

Water Torres*, Popp, Perry, Hnatow, DEsch, JEsch

Zoning Administrator Perry

MINUTES Minutes of the October 9, 2017 Trustees meeting were approved as printed. (Benson/MacKrell/P)

FINANCE/FINANCE COMMITTEE The Cash Balances report was distributed. The Cash Disbursements for October 2017 were approved as printed. (Aux. Book I F(8))
(MacKrell/Butterwick/P)

The audit for fiscal year ending March 31, 2017 was presented and accepted.(MacKrell/Butterwick/P)
Budget Amendment Resolution 111317 was approved which addresses budget changes relative to water, recreation, legal fees and personnel/health insurance.
(Butterwick/MacKrell/P)

STANDING REPORTS

Zoning Administrator (Perry) No report.
Planning Commission (MacKrell) No report.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Recreation (Benson) The Halloween trolley ride event was very successful with 68 children/parents participating. A second trolley was rented and the pizza order increased. Plans for next year will include budgeting for two trolleys.

Long Range Planning (MacKrell) A potential development to the north of BHV along Whitmore Lake Road was mentioned.

Environmental (Butterwick/MacKrell) No report.
Personnel
(Langford) No report.
Roads/Vehicles
(Al-Awar) No report.

Security
(Butterwick) No report.
Water
(Torres) No report.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

--Work continues on the commemorative plaque for Walter Esch Hall.
--The draft Road Plan Outline provided by Atty. Burns was discussed. Joint meetings with BHMC officials and legal counsel will continue; concerns regarding liability will be addressed. The Road Plan Outline was approved for moving ahead.
(Boddie/Butterwick; roll call vote: Benson yes, Boddie yes, Butterwick yes, Langford yes, MacKrell no, Popp yes, Smith yes/P Al-Awar and Torres absent)

NEW BUSINESS None.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:40 PM. (MacKrell/Butterwick/P)

Janice K. Esch, Deputy Clerk     Approved 12/11/17

 

 

 


  

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