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Fruitport Township Michigan | Official Website

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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                                                       FRUITPORT CHARTER TOWNSHIP

                                                          SPECIAL LAND USE REQUEST
                         
      PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Fruitport Charter Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on September 15, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fruitport Township Hall, 5865 Airline Road, Fruitport, MI 49415.

     The public hearing will consider a site plan and special land use in a B-3 Zone to change the use from auto repair to auto sales for My Auto Import Center-Subaru at 1820 E. Sternberg Road, Muskegon, MI 49444.  Parcel ID #16-15-122-100-0012-00.

      Written comments will be received at the Township Hall, 5865 Airline Road, Fruitport, Michigan 49415 (telephone: 231-865-3151) Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

   The Township of Fruitport will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services for this meeting to individuals with disabilities upon 5 days’ notice to the Township Clerk.

                                                                      Carol Hulka, CMMC
                                                                       Township Clerk     
                                                 
 

 

 

 

 

08-24-2015 Board Meeting Minutes

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FRUITPORT CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES                     

 MEETING MINUTES OF AUGUST 24, 2015

 

A work session of the Fruitport Charter Township board began at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 24, 2015, in the township board room.

 

Members Present:  Brian Werschem, Supervisor; Carol Hulka, Clerk; Rose Dillon, Treasurer; Trustees  Ron Becklin, Marjorie Nash and Chuck Whitlow      Member Absent: Trustee Dave Markgraf--excused

 

Also Present:   0–employee; 0-residents; Public Safety Director, Doctor; Attorney Bultje and 2 guests

 

At 7:29 p.m., Supervisor Werschem opened the regular meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer.


The meeting minutes of July 27, 2015, 2015, regular meeting, were approved as presented.

 

The meeting agenda of August 24, 2015, was approved as presented.

 

CORRESPONDENCE / REPORTS     

1) Michigan Townships Association legislative updates
2) Planning Commission meeting minutes of August 18th.
3) Parks and Recreation meeting minutes of July 28th
4) MCRC memo regarding the road maintenance project on Sheridan and Hile Roads
5) An invitation from the Huron-Manistee National Forests to attend the official opening of the new Baldwin/White Cloud ranger District Office.
6) Reminder of the Muskegon County Chapter of Michigan Township Association meeting on August 28th.

               

PUBLIC COMMENTS  -  PART 1   

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

15-085  End of Summer Days Festival Agreement

There was much discussion with Mike and Sue Johnson, concerning an agreement for their planned event for an end of summer day’s festival at 3031 Heights Ravenna Road on September 5 and 6.

 

Chuck Whitlow moved, Ron Becklin seconded, MOTION CARRIED, to authorize the Supervisor to sign the End of Summer Days Festival Agreement, in substantially the form of the August 13, 2015 draft of the Agreement, with the subject property being defined as the site in Recital B; with the first sentence in Section 1.C expanded at its end by “ .  . .with adequate police personnel detailed in the Plan;” and with Section 1.K added to the Agreement to state: “The beer tent at the site for the 2015 Event will be open from 5 pm to 11pm, and the music at the beer tent shall cease at 10:30 pm, all on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 5 and 6.”

 

Ayes:  Whitlow, Becklin, Dillon, And Hulka, Werschem       Nays:  Nash

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

15-086   Payment of Bills

Carol Hulka moved, seconded by Marjorie Nash, MOTION CARRIED, to approve bills for payment in the following amounts:  General Fund & Parks $99,093.45;  Public Safety $120,715.02;   Water $71,931.95;    Sewer $189,252.77.        Totaling: $480,993.19

 

Ayes: Hulka, Nash, Dillon, Whitlow, Becklin, Werschem     Nays:  None         

                                                                          

REPORTS

In the near future, the State is planning to change to new voting equipment for all voting precincts in Michigan.  At this time, the State is uncertain whether they will have the funds to purchase the new voting equipment and is asking townships, cities and villages to consider putting funds in their budgets to help pay for the new equipment if necessary.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS  -  Part II  

 

ADJOURNMENT

The motion by Ron Becklin, seconded by Chuck Whitlow, was Carried Unanimously, to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 p.m.

 

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CAROL HULKA, CLERK                                BRIAN WERSCHEM, SUPERVISOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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                                                                FRUITPORT CHARTER TOWNSHIP
                                                                           PUBLIC HEARING
     PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on September 15, 2015 a public hearing will be held by the Fruitport Township Planning Commission in the Fruitport Township Hall, 5865 Airline Road, Fruitport, MI 49415 (telephone: 231-865-3151) at 7:00 p.m. to hear and consider a zone change from R-4 Residential – Agricultural District to R-1 Residential District.  Property information:  Parcel 61-15-630-028-0006-00 or 7357 Walker Road, Spring Lake, MI 49456.
   A map of the area being considered for rezoning is available for public inspection at the Office of the Township Clerk.
   Written comments will be received at the Township Hall, 5865 Airline Road, Fruitport, Michigan.
    The Township will provide necessary reasonable aids and services for this hearing to individuals with disabilities upon one week notice to the Township Clerk.
                                                                                                                 CAROL HULKA, CMMC
                                                                                                                         Township Clerk

 

 

 



 

08-24-2015 Board Meeting Agenda

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A G E N D A  

FRUITPORT CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP HALL

5865 AIRLINE ROAD, FRUITPORT, MI 49415

 

AUGUST 24, 2015

 

6:30 P.M.  WORK SESSION

7:00 P.M.   BOARD MEETING

01.   Pledge of Allegiance

02.   Roll Call
03.   Approval of Board Minutes: 07/27/15 Regular Meeting

04.   Approve / Amend Agenda 

05.   Correspondence / Reports
06.   Public Comments

 

07.  Unfinished Business
        
       

08.  New Business 
        A.  End of Summer Days Festival Agreement    

    

09.  Approval of Bills
10.  Reports
11.  Public Comments

12.  Adjournment

 

The Township will provide necessary reasonable aids and services for this meeting to individuals with disabilities by writing or telephoning the following Township Clerk:  Carol Hulka, Fruitport Township Hall, 5865 Airline Road, Fruitport, MI 49415 – (231) 865-3151

 

07-27-2015 Board Meeting Minutes

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FRUITPORT CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES
MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 27, 2015

A work session of the Fruitport Charter Township Board began at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2015, in the township board room.

 

Members Present:  Brian Werschem, Supervisor; Carol Hulka, Clerk; Rose Dillon, Treasurer; Trustees  Ron Becklin, Dave Markgraf, Marjorie Nash and Chuck Whitlow.  Members Absent: None

 

At 7:00 p.m., Supervisor Werschem opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer.

 

Also Present:    2 -township residents; o-employees; Public Safety Director, Doctor and Attorney Ron Bultje

 

The board meeting minutes for July 13, 2015—regular meeting—were approved as presented.

 

The motion by Dave Markgraf, seconded by Chuck Whitlow, was carried unanimously, to approve the  board meeting agenda for July 27, 2015, with the following addition:

 

Under Unfinished Business, add agenda item 7C  “Postpone the resignation of Lieutenant Bruce Morningstar from August 1, 2015 to August 9, 2015”, as recommended by the Public Safety Committee.

            

CORRESPONDENCE / REPORTS

Michigan Township Legislative up-dates

PUBLIC COMMENTS—none

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

15-080  Separation from MADL Ballot Language

Ron Becklin moved, supported by Marjorie Nash, MOTION CARRIED, for adoption of a Resolution to withdraw from the Muskegon Area District Library (MADL), and to place the withdrawal on the November 2015 ballot, as prepared by the township attorney.

 

Ayes:  Becklin, Nash, Dillon, Hulka, Markgraf, Whitlow, Werschem   Nays:  None                                                                              

 

15-081   Mt. Garfield Culvert Failure Payment Approval

Ron Becklin moved, supported by Marjorie Nash, MOTION CARRIED, to approve the amount of $6,798.54 be paid toward a culvert failure on Mt. Garfield Road.  The money will be taken out of the revolving road fund.

 

Ayes:  Markgraf, Nash, Dillon, Hulka, Whitlow, Becklin, Werschem       Nays: None

 

15-082  Change of Resignation Date for Lieutenant Bruce Morningstar
The motion by Chuck Whitlow, seconded by Rose Dillon, was carried unanimously, to postpone the resignation of Lieutenant Bruce Morningstar, Fruitport Police Department, from August 1, 2015 to August 9, 2015.

 

NEW BUSINESS- 

15-083  Abandonment of Ellis Road between Harvey and Quarterline

Dave Markgraf moved, seconded by Chuck Whitlow, MOTION CARRIED, to support the proposed abandonment of Ellis Road between Harvey and Quarterline.

 

Ayes:  Markgraf, Whitlow, Becklin, Nash, Dillon, Hulka, Werschem    Nays:  None

 

15-084  Payment of Bills

Dave Markgraf moved, supported by Carol Hulka, MOTION CARRIED, to approve bills for payment in the following amounts:   General Fund, Cemetery and Parks: $96,588.40;  Public Safety: $132,109.98;  Water: $52,057.52;   Sewer $20,935.42        Total: $301,691.32

 

Ayes:  Markgraf, Hulka, Dillon, Nash, Whitlow, Werschem       Nays:  None

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS / REPORTS

Janet Hooker, 3240 Star, asked about a lighting problem in her yard.

 

ADJOURNMENT

The motion by Ron Becklin, seconded by Dave Markgraf, was carried unanimously, to adjourn the meeting at 7:33 p.m.

 

CAROL HULKA, CLERK                           BRIAN WERSCHEM, SUPERVISOR                

 

 

 

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