Garfield Township Board met September 11.
Garfield Township Board met Sept. 11.
Here is the agenda provided by the Board:
ORDER OF BUSINESS
Call meeting to order
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll call of Board Members
1. Public Comment
Public Comment Guidelines:
Public Comment Guidelines:
Any person shall be permitted to address a meeting of The Township Board, which is required to be open to the public under the provision of the Michigan Open Meetings Act, as amended. (MCLA 15.261, et.seq.) Public Comment shall be carried out in accordance with the following Board Rules and Procedures: a.) any person wishing to address the Board is requested to state his or her name and address. b.) No person shall be allowed to speak more than once on the same matter, excluding time needed to answer Township Board Member’s questions. Where constrained by available time the Chairperson may limit the amount of time each person will be allowed to speak to (3) minutes. 1.) The Chairperson may at his or her own discretion, extend the amount of time any person is allowed to speak. 2.) Whenever a Group wishes to address a Committee, the Chairperson may require that the Group designate a spokesperson; the Chairperson shall control the amount of time the spokesperson shall be allowed to speak when constrained by available time.
2. Review and approval of the Agenda - Conflict of Interest
The purpose of the Consent calendar is to expedite business by grouping non-controversial items together to be dealt with in one Board motion without discussion. Any member of the Board, staff or the public may ask that any item on the Consent Calendar be removed there from and placed elsewhere on the Agenda for full discussion. Such requests will be automatically respected. If any item is not removed from the Consent Calendar, the action noted in parentheses on the Agenda is approved by a single Board action adopting the Consent Calendar.
a. Minutes – August 28, 2018 (Recommend Approval)
General Fund $ 27,259.64
c. Building Department News (Receive and File)
d. 2018 Tax Rate Request – Introduce and schedule for public hearing on Sept. 25, 2018 (Recommend Approval)
e. PD 2018-97 - Minor Revision to Ordinance No. 72 Floodplain Management Ordinance – Introduce and Schedule for public hearing on October 9, 2018
4. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda
a. Grand Traverse Conservation District report for August
a. Sheriff’s Report
b. County Commissioner’s Report
c. Personnel Committee Report
d. Clerk’s Report
e. Supervisor’s Report
f. Parks and Recreation Commission Report
7. Unfinished Business
a. Public Hearing – PD 2018-93 - Amendment No. 14 to Ordinance No. 68, the Garfield Township Zoning Ordinance – Section 313 – R-1 One Family Residential and Consideration of Resolution 2018-32-T, a resolution to approve Amendment No. 14 to Ordinance No. 68 (Zoning Ordinance)
b. Public Hearing – 2019 Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department Budget – The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be the subject of this hearing
c. Consideration of Resolution 2018-31-T, the 2019 Budget Resolution for Grand Traverse Metro Emergency Services Authority Charter Township of Garfield, County of Grand Traverse, Michigan
8. New Business
a. Consideration of Asphalt Seal and Repair bids for Township Hall Parking Lot 2018
10. Other Business