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Georgetown Charter Township
1515 Baldwin St., Jenison, MI 49428
Township Board Meeting Agenda
Monday, August 9, 2021, 7:00 p.m.


1.

Call to Order

2.

Prayer for Guidance

2.I.

Gary Veldink

3.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

4.

Roll Call

5.

Approval of Agenda

6.

Communications, Letters and Reports Received for Information

6.I.

July 7, 2021 Mineral Mining Board Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. MMB210707.pdf
6.II.

July 12, 2021 Utilities Committee Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. uc210712minutes.pdf
6.III.

July 21, 2021 Planning Commission & Mineral Mining Board Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. PCM21721.pdf
6.IV.

July 26, 2021 Services Committee Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. sc210726minutes.pdf
6.V.

August 2, 2021 Finance Committee Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. fc210802minutes.pdf
6.VI.

July 2021 JHA Newsletter

Documents:
  1. JHA July 2021.pdf
6.VII.

June 2021 Sheriff's Department Report

6.VIII.

Second Quarter 2021 Investment Report

6.IX.

2022-2026 OCRC Strategic Improvement Plan (Draft)

7.

Public Comments for action items remaining on the agenda (maximum of three minutes per person)

8.

Consent Agenda

8.I.

Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

8.I.i.

July 12, 2021 Township Board Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. TBM210712.pdf
8.II.

Approval of the Bills

8.III.

Meeting Packet Policy Change


Motion:      To amend the current Board policy that agenda packets must be posted 7 days in advance of the meeting, by adding that the bills may be added three days in advance of the meeting, as recommended by the Finance Committee.

8.IV.

Resolution for Charitable Gaming License


Motion:     To approve the resolution for a charitable gaming license for Hand2Hand Ministries, as recommended by the Finance Committee.

9.

Receive Application For Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate Application (Act 198) From Cellulose Material Solutions, LLC, 2472 Port Sheldon St., Jenison, MI 49428, P.P. # 70-14-21-400-075 & P.P. # 70-14-28-200-039.


Motion:          To approve the following resolution to receive an application for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate and to schedule a public hearing for August 23, 2021, as recommended by the Finance Committee:


RECEIVING CELLULOSE MATERIAL SOLUTIONS, LLC

2472 PORT SHELDON STREET CERTIFICATE APPLICATION (ACT 198)

Whereas, Cellulose Material Solutions, LLC, has submitted an application for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate; and

Whereas, the Township Board of Georgetown Township must approve or disapprove said application in accordance to Act 198 to 1974; and

Whereas, section 5 of Act 198 of 1974 requires the hearing of opinion from the applicant, the assessor and the affected taxing units.

BE IT RESOLVED, that a public hearing be held August 23, 2021 to hear public opinion concerning said application.

Yeas:

Nays:

Absent:

Note:    The fee has been paid.

10.

DPW/Cemetery Lift Truck Purchase


Motion:     To approve the purchase of a used lift truck, for the DPW and Cemetery, with the expenditure not to exceed $20,000, as recommended by the Finance Committee.

11.

ETNA Sensus Smartpoint Water Meter End Points


Motion:           To approve the ETNA Sensus Smartpoint estimate, of $202,480.00, for the purchase of new endpoint meter reader units that will be added during the water meter replacement program, as recommended by the Utilities Committee.

12.

Applications for Township Trustee Position


Motion:     To approve the process of having each Board member select up to 3 applicants that they would like to have interviewed for the vacant Trustee position, and any applicant that receives three or more selections will be interviewed at the August 23, 2021, Township Board meeting, as recommended by the Finance Committee. 

Applicants for the vacant Township Trustee position:

Tara Angus - 1514 Erin Street

Calvin J Brinks - 7852 Aster Lane

James Todd Cox - 906 Fairwood Ct.

Tim Cumings - 3568 Lenters Dr.

Thomas H Healy - 2659 Cedargrove N

Marjorie Hernandez - 7118 Jasper Dr.

Suzanne Marie House - 5621 8th Ave.

Drake Jaglowski - 8305 Stonington Dr.

Elizabeth Jester - 3078 Blairwood Ct.

Kelly Kuiper - 7351 Wind Stone Dr.

Kirsten M Manthei - 4499 Chateau West Dr.

Gary Martenis - 7685 Chickadee Dr.

Richard Leon Martinez - 2448 Pinewood St.

Kim S Nagy - 2407 Basswood St.

Elizabeth Sitte - 7057 Williamstown Dr.

Justin Stadt - 8232 Briar Lane

Adam Vander Band - 1482 Baldwin St.

Matthew VandeWater - 8122 Golden Oak Dr.

Dan Winiarski - 7788 Canary Lane

13.

Second Public Comment (maximum of three minutes per person)

14.

Discussion and General Information

15.

Meeting Adjourned