September 12, 2018 Meeting Minutes

APPROVED

Village of Barryton
September 12, 2018
Regular Meeting Minutes

President James Soriano called the Village Council to order at 6:00pm
The Pledge to the flag was recited
Roll Call: Evelyn Jones-present, Stacy Dennis-present, Don Dennis-present, James Soriano-present, Donna McCoy-present

Barryton Police Report: Chief Miller read the report, it will be posted around town.

Don Dennis made a motion to send a letter to our attorney concerning the property at 393 Norman and 278 Angel, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call, all yes votes, motion passes.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to have Tom Brown be our Code Enforcement Officer at a rate of $500.00 per year, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

DPW Report: Tom Brown read the report

Evelyn Jones made a motion to send the DPW computer to Strictly Computer to repair for not more than $100.00, Donna McCoy seconded the motion, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to allow Tom Brown to purchase 1 LED light from Menards for the Farmers Market at no more than $40.00, Donna McCoy seconded, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to allow Tom Brown to purchase necessary materials from Menards to repair leaf box, not to exceed $25.00, seconded by Donna McCoy. Evelyn Jones amended the motion to not exceed $50.00, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Minutes of Regular Meeting August 8, 2018 and Special Meeting August 10, 2018 were presented.

Motion by Evelyn Jones seconded by Donna McCoy to accept the minutes as presented, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Motion by Evelyn Jones and seconded by Donna McCoy to allow Michelle Kundrat to purchase garbage bags from Quill for $49.00, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Motion by Donna McCoy and seconded by Evelyn Jones to reimburse Michelle Kundrat $25.00 for the refrigerator for the office, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Treasurers report was presented by Courtney Garchow.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to pay General fund Bills with check #17692 to #17757 and 226 (E) for $5,576.34, Motor Pool fund bills with check # 1213-1215 for $288.91, Sewer fund bills with check #17725, 17728, 17752, 17754, 3103-3105 for $3,561.05, Solid waste fund bills with check # 17728, 17730 and 17754 for $2,290.09, Major Street fund bills with check #17728 and 17754 for $68.75, Local Street fund bills with check #17728 and #17754 for $68.75, Police Fund bills from check #17695, 1214 and 17737 for $1,350.00 for a grand total of $13,203.89, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to allow Michelle Kundrat to purchase toner for both printers from Amazon, not to exceed $120.00, Donna McCoy seconded, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to accept the clerks report, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Jim Soriano made a motion to accept the resignation from Pamela Gilbert and Roberta Hazen to the Planning Commission Committee, Evelyn Jones seconded, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Motion by Evelyn Jones and seconded by Donna McCoy to have Michelle Kundrat send a letter to Mr. Millard stating that his January 2018 sewer payment was returned from the bank, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report as presented, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call all yeses, motion passes.

Don Dennis made a motion to increase the car wash sewer bill by the final 4.34 REU’s as per letter sent in 2017 as of October 1, 2018, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to have the Village order 2 copies of the labor law posters from Michamber.com at no more than $90.00, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to accept Village of Barryton Resolution for Mecosta County Drain Commission and seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Don Dennis made a motion and seconded by Evelyn Jones to charge the Police Fund 5% for clerk and treasurer each pay period and change the General Fund to 25%, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Don Dennis made a motion to round up to the nearest quarter hour for hourly employee pay time, seconded by Evelyn Jones, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Motion by Evelyn Jones and seconded by Donna McCoy to change the village office hours to Tuesday from 10:00-3:00 and Wednesday from 11:00-4:00 effective September 18, 2018, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Jim Soriano made a motion and seconded by Donna McCoy for the Village of Barryton to resume the grass mowing for any grass ordinance violations, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Don Dennis made a motion and seconded by Donna McCoy to have the State of Michigan do our audit, not to exceed $8,000.00, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to extend the meeting by 10 minutes, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call, all ayes, motion passes.

Evelyn Jones made a motion for the Holiday and Events Committee to hold a scarecrow contest again this year, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call, all yeses, motion passes.

Jerri Strong gave report to Council from Mecosta County Road Commission.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call, all yeses, motion passes

Adjourned at 8:40pm

Public in attendance: Amy Soriano, Mr. and Mrs. Flynn, Gerry Horstman, Jeri Strong and Jennifer Johnson

Michelle Kundrat-Village Clerk

 

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