LYONS TWP REG. MEETING
MARCH 7, 2022
The meeting was called to order with the Pledge to the Flag. There were 3 citizens, and 5 board members present.
Minutes to the meeting were presented for review. A motion to accept the minutes with changes to COVID money given to firefighters, election workers, clerk, and treasurer is for hazard pay, was made by R Scheurer and supported by A Hengesbach. Motion carried.
Correspondence: Portland TWP sent a letter stating they are working on their master plan.
Cemetery: There was no cemetery comment.
Public comment: There was no public comment.
Treasurer’s report: A motion to accept the treasurer’s report as presented was made by A Hengesbach and supported by R Scheurer. Motion carried.
Bills in the amount of $60,906.46 to the general fund were presented for payment. A motion to pay the bills was made by R Scheurer and supported by J Thelen. Motion carried.
TWP Business: A motion to accept the Metro Act was made by A Hengesbach and supported by J Thelen. Motion carried.
The Village of Lyons asked C Babcock to come to a meeting to listen to a discussion on needing funds for some street work. C Babcock and R Scheurer went to the meeting and listened to what was said. They come to our TWP meeting with a request from the Lyons Village Board for $50,000. The TWP Board discussed this and stated that the Twp Board had given Muir and Pewamo $20,000 in the past for projects. A motion was made by R Scheurer and supported by A Hengesbach to give $50,000 to Lyons for their street project and $30,000 to both Pewamo and Muir for projects that can use Covid Money. A roll call vote was taken; R Scheurer yes, A Hengesbach yes, J Thelen yes, C Babcock yes, and J Heckman yes. Motion carried.
It was brought to the attention of the board by a taxpayer in the township that there is culvert problems on Wager Rd.
C Babcock and R Scheurer and getting bids to have a fence put up and for a new parking lot at the new office.
A motion to adjourn the meeting at 7pm was made by J Thelen and supported by R Scheurer. Motion carried.
Julie Heckman, Clerk