March Meeting Minutes
LYONS TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING
MARCH 2, 2020
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Clerk J. Heckman with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Board members present were: J. Heckman, R. Scheurer and T. Thelen. Absent: Supervisor Charles Babcock and Treasurer J. Thelen. Also present: Three citizens.
Minutes of the meeting of February 3, 2020 were presented for review. It was moved by Trustee T. Thelen, supported by Trustee Scheurer to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.
PUBLIC COMMENT: None
CEMETERY: Clerk Heckman reported the scanning of cemetery records continues. Jill Thelen’s daughter is doing the scanning for NHS community service.
Wickham’s have cut down the trees that were designated to be removed and cleaned up the debris for a cost of $1200.00.
TREASURER’S REPORT: It was moved by Scheurer, supported by T. Thelen, to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented. Motion carried.
Bills in the amount of $160,204.04 from the General Fund and $4,630.33 from the Building Fund were presented for payment. A motion to pay the bills was made by T. Thelen, supported by Scheurer. Motion carried.
TOWNSHIP BUSINESS: Blair Rowland, DBA: Rowland Lawn Care was sub-contracted by AP Lawn Care to mow the areas around the Township Hall. He is now independent and provided a copy of the required liability insurance coverage. It was moved by T. Thelen, supported by Scheurer to accept Rowland Lawn Care services at $14.00 per mowing. Motion carried.
OTHER TOWNSHIP BUSINESS: Clerk Heckman reported a check in the amount of $568.00 for returning the grass rig to the DNR was received from Chapman Agency.
Phil Gensterblum from Portland Ambulance requested that a Township official attend the March 4th meeting at 6:00 PM, Portland City Hall where the conditions of the contract renewal will be discussed. Board preferred that a representative of Portland Ambulance attend the April meeting on March 30th to inform the complete Board of the proposed changes.
BUILDING FUND: Personnel from the Post Office stated the asphalt placed in the doorway is not sufficient for a ramp. Board will relay information to the Supervisor.
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business, it was moved by R. Scheurer, supported by T. Thelen to adjourn at 7:40 pm. Motion carried.
Connie Scheurer, Deputy Clerk
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Julie Heckman records these minutes. To contact her, visit the Board Members section of the website.