Aprill 10, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Village of Barryton

April 10, 2019,

Regular Meeting Minutes

Pro Tem Stacy Dennis called the Village Council to order at 6:00pm

Pledge to the flag was recited

Roll call: Steve Mortensen-present, Evelyn Jones-present, Stacy Dennis-present, Don Dennis-present

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

DPW Report: Tom Brown read the report

Don Dennis made a motion seconded by Stacy Dennis to have Tom Brown purchase 4 tons of hot patch, not to exceed $300, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Don Dennis made a motion seconded by Stacy Dennis to have Tom Brown purchase oil at Remus Repair for weed whips and chain saws, not to exceed $33.00, roll call- Stacy Dennis-yes, Steve Mortensen-yes, Don Dennis-yes, Evelyn Jones-no, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to purchase cleaning supplies for the park restrooms, not to exceed $200, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Don Dennis to accept James Soriano’s resignation from the March 13, 2019 meeting, roll call- all ayes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Don Dennis to remove James Soriano from Village mail pick-up as of April 10, 2019 and add Steve Mortensen and Evelyn Jones to the Village mail pick-up as of April 11, 2019, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Don Dennis to remove James Soriano from bank signature cards as of April 10 ,2019, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Don Dennis to remove James Soriano from all Village accounts as of April 10, 2019, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Don Dennis made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to appoint Stacy Dennis as President for the remainder of the term, roll call- Don Dennis yes, Steve Mortensen-yes, Evelyn Jones-no, Stacy Dennis-abstain, motion passes

Don Dennis made a motion seconded by Stacy Dennis to appoint Evelyn Jones as Pro Tem, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion to add Steve Mortensen to the bank signature cards, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Minutes of Regular Meeting March 13, 2019 were presented

Steve Mortensen made a motion seconded by Don Dennis to accept minutes, as written, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Courtney Garchow read the Treasurer’s Report

Don Dennis made a motion seconded by Evelyn Jones to accept the Treasurers Report as read, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Don Dennis to pay General Fund bills with check #17078-17109 and 235-236(E) for $7,233.63, Sewer Fund with check # 3132-3133 for $557.15, Motor Pool fund with check #1239-1241 for $640.74, Solid Waste Fund with check # 732 for $1,119.43,  and Local Street fund with check #969 for $199.75 for a grand total of $9,750.70, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to have the State of Michigan perform our required dam inspection at no cost to the Village, roll call all ayes, motion passes

Steve Mortensen made a motion seconded by Evelyn Jones to accept the bid of $5,400 from Hardcrete Inc for Act 51 sidewalk repairs, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Stacy Dennis to appoint Nicole Nartker as the Farmer’s Market Manager, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to give Stacy Dennis permission to speak with the Village attorney about the Sam’s Club bill, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Stacy Dennis to appoint Steve Mortensen as the Street Administrator, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to contract with Johnson’s Septic Services for the port a potty for the Farmer’s Market and East River Park from May 1, 2019-October 30, 2019 at a cost of $160 per month, roll call-all yeses motion passes

Steve Mortensen made a motion seconded by Evelyn Jones to offer the wood from the Village Office to Village Residents-signs will be posted, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Steve Mortensen made a motion seconded by Evelyn Jones to have McCardel Culligan pick up the water cooler in the Meeting Room, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to pay the Farmer’s Market Vendors for their vouchers monthly instead of weekly, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Don Dennis to allow The Lilac Festival Committee to set up in Central Park on May 31st– June 1st, for a fee of $50.00, to cover electric use, a refundable deposit of $100 and proof of insurance, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Don Dennis to allow the Lilac Festival Committee to put 2 horseshoe pits at Central Park, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Public Comment:

Council Comment:

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Don Dennis, to adjourn, roll call-all ayes, motion passes

Public in attendance:  Kathryn Fisher, Tom Brown, Cherryl Rettig, Jerry Horstman, Harold Huff, Eric Earle, Ken and Nancy Loll

Adjourned at 8:32 pm

Melissa Lazzaro-Village Clerk