Village of Clinton

December 1, 2008

 

The meeting opened at 7:00 pm.

 

The following people elected in the November election were sworn in: President Merlin Mowery, and Council members Carl Habrick, Joe Orban, and Larry Sines. 

 

Members present were President Mowery, Dianne Davis, Carl Habrick, Laurence Peters, Larry Sines, Joe Orban and Todd Morgan.

 

Motion was made by Peters and seconded by Davis to approve the November 3, 2008 council minutes.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The Public hearing opened at 7:03 pm.  Council received public comments on an application by Mr. Don Easton for a conditional use permit to have a dwelling unit on the second floor of 211 W. Michigan Avenue.  Public hearing closed at 7:06 pm.

 

Motion was made by Sines and seconded by Morgan to approve a conditional use permit to have a dwelling unit on the second floor of  211 W. Michigan Ave.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion was made by Peters and seconded by Orban to approve checks written for the period ending November 30, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion was made by Habrick and seconded by Morgan to adopt Resolution Number 08-15.  A resolution authorizing the transfer of funds from the Tate Park Trust to the General Fund for the construction of the pedestrian bridge.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion was made by Peters and seconded by Habrick to adopt Resolution Number 08-16.  A resolution authorizing the transfer of funds from the Robison Trust to the Sewer Fund for the installation of a backup generator.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion was made by Sines and seconded by Davis to adopt Resolution Number 08-17.  A resolution to amend the 2008-09 fiscal year budget.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Council was updated on the electric cost service study that was preformed by Orbital Technical Solutions.  A public hearing will be held in January on a proposed two percent increase in electric rates. 

 

Motion was made by Orban and seconded by Morgan to amend the building inspection fees with the City of Tecumseh as presented by the Village Manager.  Motion carried with Habrick voting no.

 

Council was updated on the water usage for Water Wheel Estates.

 

Motion was made by Davis and seconded by Orban to approve the Kehoe Road drainage easement agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion was made by Sines and seconded by Orban to adopt Resolution Number 08-18.  A resolution to authorize the execution of a contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation for a National Scenic Byways Grant.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Council was updated on the Amp-Ohio generating station project.

 

Motion was made by Habrick and seconded by Morgan to receive and file the Council informational packet.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion was made by Habrick and seconded by Orban to adjourn.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:12 pm.

 

 

 

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 Toni Gibson, Village Clerk                                                                               Date