12-16-2015 Meeting Minutes


December 21, 2015                    REDDING TOWNSHIP

                                       UNAPPROVED MEETING MINUTES

                                                 December 16, 2015

The Meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm.

Followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 Board Members Present: Supervisor Krchmar, Clerk Borgula, Treasurer Gruber, Trustee McGlashen and Trustee Scarbrough.

Guest: Dave Gruber, Cara Uber, Edward Uber, Dale Majewski, Mike Trzcienski and Marybeth Trzcienski.


Guest Speakers:

Dale Majewski – Clare County Commissioner,

Dale wished everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Sheriff Incidents:

34 reported.


Motion to Approve November 18, 2015 Meeting Minutes.

A motion to accept the minutes was made by Treasurer Gruber/Trustee Scarbrough with the changes of 2 spelling errors. – Motion carried.


Treasurer’s Report:

Treasurer’s report was given to the Board Members. Treasurer Gruber said so far approximately sixty thousand has been paid in property taxes.


Clerk’s Report:

Clerk Borgula is looking for Election Inspectors she said there could be a class starting at the end of January. Commissioner Majewski announced Lincoln Township combined two precincts and they have extra people who would want to work the elections.

Transfer Station:

Clerk Borgula thanked Trustee Scarbrough for working the Transfer Station Sunday while Robert Uber was out.

Clerk Borgula stressed the need to make sure the contracts have a signed Sole Proprietor Statement to release the Township of any liability. 

Snow Removal Contact:

Due to the conflict of the contract and price for the season with Mike Clark.

A motion was made by Clerk Borgula/ Trustee McGlashen to dismiss the unsigned contract with Mike Clark.-Motion carried.

Clerk Borgula will send Mike Clark a letter regarding the Board’s decision.

The Board meeting went into recess at 7:25 pm. while Supervisor Krchmar called Richard Noble.

The Board came back into session at 7:29. Richard Noble (Express Snowplowing) agreed to his prior bid that

He summited in October–per snow push $75.00 for the Township Hall and $55.00 for the Transfer Station

Chloride and salt will be extra. Clerk Borgula will be responsible for calling Express Snowplowing when the hall needs to be plowed. A motion was made by Treasurer Gruber/ Trustee Scarbrough – Motion carried


Board of Review:

The Board of Review meeting was on December 15th. Supervisor Krchmar asked the Board to approve $324.00 for the Board of Review class on February 29, 2016 in Mt. Pleasant.

A motion was made by Clerk Borgula/Treasurer Gruber – Motion carried.


The Harvest Dinner was on November 21st. approximately 43 people attended The Holiday Party was on December 12th Approximately 76 people attended. Tom Krchmar hung the new quilt sign on the side of the building. Ervin Mann designed the sign and Sandy Mann made all the arrangements.


Public Comment:


 Approval of Bills:

Checks #2757-2775 and payroll withholding equaling $6506.28

A motion was made by Trustee Scarbrough/ Treasurer Gruber. – Motion carried.

Motion to Adjourn:

Trustee McGlashen/ Clerk Borgula at 8:03 pm.

Motion carried.


Written by M. Borgula