LYONS TWP REG. MEETING
SEPT 5TH, 2023
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 regular minutes with the change of Diane Almy being appointed as a Lyons Township representative on the Ionia County Parks Board instead of the Greenview Point Board regular meeting minutes and the special meeting minutes was made by R Scheurer and supported by A Hengesbach. Motion carried.
Correspondence: There was no correspondence.
Cemetery: C Babcock asked Josh to fix the sunken foundation. R Scheurer informed the board the port-a-potty tipped over in the storm. J Heckman will contact J Wickham to have the port-a-potty taken out for the year. The board agreed the rotten posts by the cemetery should be taken out. J Heckman will ask J Wickham if they will do that and also put in two posts by the cemetery drives to put enter and exit signs on.
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 $24,316.38 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: A motion to have Sid’s Flower Shop decorate the outside of the office for the 2023 holiday season with 45 ft of garland and a 30 in wreath was made by R Scheurer and supported by A Hengesbach. Motion carried.
A Hengesbach went down Reeder Road after the rainstorm and said it was a mess. The bridge was all washed out. A tube needs to be put in to widen the road. There needs to be a discussion between Lyons TWP., Portland, and Ionia County to work together to get this done.
A motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:00 was made by R Scheurer and supported by J Thelen. Motion carried.