LYONS TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING
OCTOBER 5, 2020
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Supervisor Charles Babcock with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Board members present were: J. Heckman, R. Scheurer, J. Thelen, T. Thelen. Absent: None. Also Present: Pewamo Fire Chief Michael Yerge and two citizens.
Minutes of the September 8, 2020 meeting were presented for review. It was moved by Scheurer, supported by T. Thelen to approve minutes as presented. Motion carried.
Public Comment: None
Correspondence: Clerk Heckman read a thank you note from Cindy Crawford Billips praising the cemetery crew for the improvements and upkeep of the cemetery. The note will be passed on to Wickhams.
CEMETERY: Invoice for the repair to previous marked foundations has been received from Wickhams. This is included in the current payables. The estimates for the remaining foundations are expected in the following week.
TREASURER’S REPORT: It was moved by T. Thelen, supported by R. Scheurer to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented. Motion carried.
Supervisor Babcock stated the contract with Lebanon Township for fire coverage should be reviewed at the meeting in November.
Board discussed payment for the maintenance to Pewamo Rd. When billing is received, payment will be taken from the Telecommunications Fund.
Bills in the amount of $60,059.79 to the General Fund and $685.62 to the Building Fund were presented for payment. A motion to pay the expenses was made by T. Thelen, supported by R. Scheurer. Motion carried.
TOWNSHIP BUSINESS: Clerk Heckman requested a motion for approval of slate of election workers. It was moved by R. Scheurer, seconded by T. Thelen to approve slate as presented. Motion carried.
Supervisor Babcock requested Clerk Heckman inquire from the County Clerk the proper procedures regarding election poll watchers. All polling personnel must be prepared to address this issue.
Clerk Heckman informed the Board that Marsh Ridge is $70.00 past due on water franchise payment. Supervisor Babcock requested communication with Mr. Possehn be completed to clear the non-payment.
OTHER TOWNSHIP BUSINESS: Supervisor Babcock asked if Fire Chief Randall had informed anyone of action that has been completed on installation of dry hydrant on Shotwell Bridge. Fire Chief Yerge said install is waiting on Darrell Heckman.
BUILDING FUND: Supervisor Babcock stated the “Riverbank Treasures” have been tenants for two years.
ADJOURMENT: There being no further business, it was moved by Scheurer, supported by T. Thelen to adjourn at 7:35 pm. Motion carried.
Connie Scheurer, Deputy Clerk