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Georgetown Charter Township
1515 Baldwin St., Jenison, MI  49428
Election Commission Meeting Agenda
April 9, 2018, 7:15 p.m.


1.

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS OF GEORGETOWN CHARTER TOWNSHIP

AND OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Georgetown Township Election Commission will hold a meeting on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 7:15 p.m., at the at the Georgetown Township Office, 1515 Baldwin Street, Jenison, Michigan.


Richard VanderKlok, Clerk

Georgetown Charter Township

Posted:            March 19, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
2.

Call to Order

3.

Roll Call

4.

Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

4.I.

Minutes of March 27, 2017

5.

Appoint Election Inspectors



Motion:           To                     appointing election inspectors as presented for the May 8, 2018 Election.
6.

Establish Absent Voter (AV) Counting Board for all Elections in 2018: May 8, 2018, August 7, 2018 and November 6, 2018



Motion:           To                     establishing Absent Voter (AV) Counting Boards for for all Elections in 2018: May 8, 2018, August 7, 2018 and November 6, 2018

7.

Appoint Absent Voter (AV) Counting Board Workers



Motion:           To                     appointing Absent Voter Counting Board election inspectors as presented for the May 8, 2018 Election.
8.

Appoint Receiving Board Members



Motion:           To                     appointing Receiving Board election inspectors as presented for the May 8, 2018 Election.
9.

Pay Rate



Motion:           To                     the pay rates as follows:

Note:   The last increase was in 2016.  The Township now pays for the school election and is reimbursed from the school.

  • $35.00 (stay the same) per whole session for the “Hands-On” training session for the electronic poll book and no mileage reimbursement;

  • $25.00 (stay the same) per the whole session for the “Hands-On” training classes (all others except the e-poll book training) and no mileage reimbursement;


  • $190 (increase of $10.00 from $180.00) for election inspectors on Election Day (all day);


  • $210 (increase of $10.00 from $200.00) for the co-chairs at each precinct (all day);


  • $230 (increase of $10.00 from $220.00) for the chairperson at each precinct (all day):


  • $25.00 (stay the same) additional each for the one Democrat and one Republican from each precinct who brings the materials to the Township Office and presents the materials to a Receiving Board;
  • $80.00 (stay the same) for each Receiving Board member (other than a Township employee who is paid their wage or overtime if warranted).
10.

Public Comments

11.

Other Business

  1. This is a School Election and only the 7 precincts for Hudsonville schools are involved. 

  1. Under the revised law, Receiving Boards are to be established by the Election Commission and the resolution can be for all future elections.  This was done at the April 14, 2014 Election Commission meeting. 


#140414-05 – Resolution Establishing Receiving Boards for all Future Elections Held in Georgetown Township

Whereas, the Township Clerk is responsible for conducting elections in Georgetown Township; and

Whereas, MCL168.679(a) provides the Election Commission of a Township shall, by resolution, provide that at an election at which the ballots are counted and certified at the precinct, 1 or more additional boards of election inspectors be appointed to serve as Receiving Boards; and

Whereas, the Georgetown Township Receiving Boards are responsible for the duties as outlined in Section 168.697(a) of the Michigan Election Law (Article 116 of 1954); and

Whereas, the Board of Election Commissioners shall appoint two or more election inspectors with an equal number from each major political party to the Receiving Boards prior to each election;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED:

The Election Commission authorizes the establishment of Receiving Boards and the appointment of two or more election inspectors, with an equal number from each major political party, for all future elections beginning with the May 6, 2014 election.

Moved by Chad Tuttle, seconded by Ron Villerius, to adopt the Resolution authorizing the formation of Receiving Boards for Elections held in Georgetown Township.

Yeas:   Richard VanderKlok, Chad Tuttle, Ron Villerius

Nays:   None

Absent: None

MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY AND RESOLUTION DECLARED ADOPTED.


12.

Adjournment