Barton Hills Village, Michigan

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February 20, 2018



February 20, 2018

The special meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order by President ProTem Smith at 5:05 PM at Walter Esch Hall.

ROLL CALL Present: Trustees Al-Awar, Benson, Butterwick, Langford, MacKrell, Popp and Smith. Absent: Trustees Boddie (phone), and Torres (phone).
Others attending: Supt. Hnatow and one resident; (BHMC President Curtner phone).

The purpose of the Special Meeting was to consider charter amendments related to road maintenance.

Barton Hills Village Charter Section 9.1 currently allows for special assessment to defray the expense of any public improvement or repair. The proposed amendment would add that the expense of maintenance or improvement of private roads within the Village could be defrayed through special assessment. Section 2.2 of the Charter would also be amended to add an enumerated power to contract for the maintenance or improvement of any private roads within the Village by the creation of a special assessment district.

MOTION The resolution to amend the Barton Hills Village Charter Sections 2.2 and 9.1 relative to special assessment districts and private road maintenance was adopted. (Al-Awar/Smith/P with Al-Awar, Benson, Butterwick, Langford, Popp and Smith voting yes; MacKrell voting no)

The meeting was adjourned at 5:19 PM. (MacKrell/Benson/P)

Janice K. Esch, Deputy Clerk     Approved 3/12/18