June 13, 2018 Meeting Minutes

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Village of Barryton
June 13, 2018
Regular Meeting Minutes

President James Soriano called the Village Council to order at 6:00pm
Pledge to the flag was recited
Roll call: Donna McCoy-present, Evelyn Jones-present, Stacy Dennis-present, James Soriano-present, Don Dennis-present
Barryton Police Report: Chief Bongard read the report. It will be posted around town.
DPW Report: Tom Brown read the report
Evelyn Jones made a motion to allow Tom Brown to paint the front of the Village Office with paint that is at the barn, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call- all ayes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion to allow Tom Brown to purchase up to 4 tons of hot patch, not to exceed $240, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call- all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion to allow Stacy Dennis to purchase clippers for Tom Brown at Menards using our rebate certificate, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call- all yeses motion passes

Minutes of Regular Meeting May 9, 2018 and Special Meeting May 11, 2018 were presented

Evelyn Jones made a motion to accept minutes, with noted correction, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Stacy Dennis made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report as presented, seconded by Evelyn Jones, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion to allow Melissa Lazzaro to purchase paper for tax bills, not to exceed $100, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call-all yeses

Evelyn Jones made a motion to allow Melissa Lazzaro to purchase paper and toner for the copy machine, not to exceed $88.97, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion to make the rental of the gazebo in Central Park the same as the other two, $25 rental fee and $25 deposit, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call-all yeses, motion passes
Stacy Dennis made a motion to pay General Fund bills with check #17048-17598 and 222(E) for $28,150.00, Sewer Fund with check # 3095-3096 for 188.63, Motor Pool fund with check #1203-1205 for 2,953.10 and Solid Waste Fund with check # 719 for $1,877.59, for a grand total of $33,169.32, Seconded by Evelyn Jones, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Melissa Lazzaro read a Letter from Mitch MacKersie, concerning safety during parades, James Soriano has spoken to Mr. MacKersie and addressed his concerns.

Evelyn Jones made a motion to make a $25 refundable deposit for a parade permit, paid upon permit application. Deposit will be refunded with verification of all required streets being blockaded, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion to move the blockade from M-66 and Northern to Northern and Sterns for Parade purposes, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call-Don Dennis-yes, James Soriano-yes, Donna McCoy-yes, Evelyn Jones yes, Stacy Dennis-abstain, motion passes

Melissa Lazzaro read an email from Robert Fair concerning his sewer and garbage arrearages from purchasing 11 Darrah, and asked council to forgive them. After discussion it was determined the property is still in previous owner’s name, and must be changed. An email was sent to Mr. Fair.

Don Dennis made a motion to Allow Katelyn Haner from Health Department District 10 to conduct a survey about tobacco use in our parks, seconded by Evelyn Jones, roll call- all ayes, motion passes

Don Dennis made a motion to terminate Jennifer Lindsey as of June 13, 2018, seconded by Evelyn Jones, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion to accept Barryton Excavating’s bid of $10,000 and $500 in sand and salt, for Big Bertha, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Don Dennis made a motion to purchase a Composite Manhole Assembly not to exceed $800, seconded by Evelyn Jones, roll-call all yeses, motion passes

Don Dennis made a motion to accept R S Scott Associates INC for $600 for a Mandatory bridge inspection, seconded by Evelyn Jones roll call-all yeses, motion passes

James Soriano made a motion to accept the MDOT Parade resolution, seconded by Evelyn Jones, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

James Soriano made a motion to extend 15 minutes, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Stacy Dennis made a motion to adopt the resolution to roll over delinquent sewer, garbage, grass cutting and blight charges to the Village of Barryton’s tax roll, seconded by Donna McCoy, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Don Dennis made a motion to have The State of Michigan conduct our Bi-Annual Audit after our forensic audit is completed, seconded by Evelyn, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

James Soriano made a motion to allow Steve Huffman to move forward with an alternative to hooking up to Barryton sewer system due to the nearest connection being too far away from his location, seconded by Evelyn Jones, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

No Public Comment
Council Comment: Don Dennis asked about the snow blowing contract
Stacy Dennis made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Evelyn Jones, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Adjourned at 8:50
Melissa Lazzaro-Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

 

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