LYONS TWP REG. MEETING
December 5, 2023
The meeting was called to order with the Pledge to the Flag. There were 6 citizens, and 5 board members present.
Minutes to the meeting were presented for review. A motion to accept the minutes was made by R Scheurer and supported by A Hengesbach. Motion carried.
Correspondence: There was no correspondence.
Cemetery: The Port-a-John blew over. Wickham’s will give an estimate on fixing the stone in the Spaulding Cemetery so we can start budgeting for it.
Public comment: There was no public comment.
Treasurer’s report: A motion to accept the treasurer’s report as presented was made by R Scheurer and supported by A Hengesbach. Motion carried.
Bills in the amount of $13,716.16 to the general fund were presented for payment. A motion to pay the bills was made by R Scheurer and supported by A Hengesbach. Motion carried
TWP Business: Jason Orton was here to discuss our renewal of insurance. Our renewal went up about $3000.00. Jason said that is not uncommon this year.
The old jaws of life from LMFD went to Maple Rapids Fire Department.
Chief Yerge explained he ordered turnout gear in 2022 but will not arrive until the 2023 budget, so he asked if we could earmark that amount for the next budget. Board agreed.
The board asked what equipment the fire departments may want in the future. The Fire Chiefs both said the LUKAS which is an automatic CPR machine. They are approximately $16,000 - $20,000. The Fire Chiefs will get back to us with a price.
Chief Randall asked the board if they could waive Dave Holcomb’s first responder run fee. His wife is on the fire department, and he helped out with search and rescue with his rescue dogs. The board agreed to waive the fee.
C Babcock asked to have the potholes in Marsh Ridge fixed. The board agreed to fix them.
C Babcock brought up getting a park bench for the front of the building. C Babcock will get pricing and the board will discuss at a further date.
A motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 was made by R Scheurer and supported by A Hengesbach. Motion carried.