LYONS TWP REG. MEETING
SEPT 7, 2021
The meeting was called to order with the Pledge to the Flag. There were 2 citizens, and 5 board members present.
Minutes to the meeting were presented for review. A motion to accept the minutes was made by A Hengesbach and supported by R Scheurer. Motion carried.
Correspondence: There was no correspondence.
Cemetery: Wickham’s have been working on the foundations in the cemetery. There have been compliments on having the port-a-potty in the cemetery.
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 $12,440.94 to the general fund and $25,678.46 to the building 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: Larry Tiejema was here to discuss the audit. He says the audit went very well. The Township does a good job with their finances.
Since Larry was here and he is on the County Board of Commissioners, there was discussion on if there should be a board overlooking the road department. There was also discussion on the Stoney Creek Culvert. A couple of the board members have gone out to look at it and feel it was not put in correctly. Bob and Chuck will meet with Bud White to discuss this with him.
Pewamo Fire Chief Michael Yerge was asked about the dry hydrant being shared with Portland, he said it is stalled at the county level.
C Babcock asked the board if the siren that is on the old Township Hall could be taken down and put on a pole with a timer by the fire barn and the board agreed that would be a good place for it and to put a timer on it.
The Board Thanks the village of Muir for allowing us to use their office for our September meeting.
Building: The flooring should be laid on October 6,7, and 8. After that is laid, we should be able to move in.
A motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:01 was made by R Scheurer and supported by A Hengesbach. Motion carried.