THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OSHTEMO

TOWNSHIP BOARD MINUTES

October 28, 1997


The Oshtemo Township Board held its regular meeting at the Township Hall. The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Fleckenstein, at 7:00 p.m.


PRESENT:
Supervisor Ron Fleckenstein
Clerk Elaine Branch
Treasurer Lois Brown
Trustee Norman Anderson
Trustee Marvin Block
Trustee David Bushouse
Trustee Fred Johnson

Also present was Richard Reed, Township Attorney and Robert Snell, Township Engineer, along with 20 interested people.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Motion made by Johnson, seconded by Block to approve the minutes of the last meeting, September 4, as prepared. Carried.


CITIZENS COMMENTS

NONE

LAND DIVISION ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

An ordinance amending the Land Division Ordinance was presented for First Reading. Motion made by Brown, seconded by Johnson to accept it for First Reading and set the Second Reading for November 25th. Carried.

1997 UNIFORM BUILDING MECHANICAL & FIRE CODE

It was explained that we could not hold the Public Hearing and Second Reading of the Building, Mechanical and Fire Code at this meeting because there was not adequate time for the notices to be published. Motion made by Anderson, seconded by Johnson to table the hearings until November 25th. Carried.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE AGREEMENT

The agreement with the County that provides our residents with a safe and legal place to dispose of household hazardous waste, was presented for renewal. It was reported that the cost of running the program has decreased, therefore our costs are also down.

Motion made by Brown, seconded by Johnson to approve the contract agreement for 1998 with $3,000.oo maximum. Carried.

There was no further business and the meeting adjourned at 7:12 p.m.

Elaine J. Branch, CMC     Attested: Ron Fleckenstein
Township Clerk       Supervisor