March 13, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Draft

Village of Barryton

March 13, 2019,

Regular Meeting Minutes

President James Soriano 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, James Soriano-present, Don Dennis-present

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

DPW Report: Tom Brown read the report

Minutes of Regular Meeting February 13, 2019, Public Hearing February 27, 2019 and Annual Meeting February 27 ,2019 were presented

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

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to allow Melissa Lazzaro to purchase paper, toilet paper and trash bags from Quill for $104.96, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Courtney Garchow read the Treasurer’s Report

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Don Dennis to pay Village sewer bills, Republic, Verizon and Casair bills quarterly, roll call- all yeses, motion passes

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

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to pay General Fund bills with check #17984-17070 and 234(E) for $6,635.05, Sewer Fund with check # 3126-3131 for $2,270.06, Motor Pool fund with check #1232-1238 for $1,565.77, Solid Waste Fund with check # 729-731 for $2,360.17, Major Street Fund with check #1043-1045 for $5,774.73 and Local Street fund with check #967-968 for $1,327.18 for a grand total of $19,932.96, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

James Soriano made a motion seconded by Don Dennis to contact Derek Hall from the State of Michigan to schedule an Audit for fiscal year 2018-2019, not to exceed $9,000 roll call-all yeses, motion passes

Evelyn Jones made a motion seconded by Steve Mortensen to accept the Resolution Authorizing Non-Motorized Transportation Improvements, roll call-all yeses, motion passes

James Soriano regretfully resigned as The President of The Village of Barryton.  The position will be posted around town.

Public Comment:   A resident expressed his concern over residents putting out too many trash bags and the possibility of the trash bill rising.

A business owner informed Council about the sidewalk in front of his building not being Handicap Accessible.

A Resident Thanked James Soriano for his service to the Village

Council Comment: Evelyn Jones Thanked Steve Mortensen for his persistence with MDOT and getting new stop signs on 20 Mile Rd and M-66

Stacy Dennis 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, Joe Borders, Eric Earle, Ken and Nancy Loll

Adjourned at 7:38 pm

Melissa Lazzaro-Village Clerk

“The Village of Barryton is an equal opportunity provider.”