April 12, 2005


The regular meeting of the Lincoln Township Board was called to order by the Supervisor with all board members present and 28 guests.

The agenda was amended and public comment was heard.

Correspondence was read and the Deputy Clerk informed the board of new Voter ID cards to be mailed to all registered voters.

The minutes of March's truth-in-taxation and budget appropriation meeting were approved after motion by Ensign and second by Oswald.

The minutes of March 8?s meeting were approved after motion by Oswald and seconded by Ensign.

The Treasurer's report was given.

Motion to pay bills on hand by Ensign. Roll call vote: Briggs-YES, Wray-YES, Oswald-YES, Hughes-YES, Ensign -YES. Approved unanimously.

The fire department, planning commission, building inspector, code enforcement officer, and water district reports were given.

Midland Tomorrow representative presented membership request to board.

Motion by Hughes to include request on May's agenda. Approved unanimously.

The 5 year road program, liquor fund, new financial institution data and tax payments there were discussed.

Motion by Hughes to approve attendance of MTA spring meeting in Mt. Pleasant. Approved unanimously.

Residents of Boulis Drive discussed their private road problems.

Resolution by Ensign and seconded by Oswald to adopt zoning ordnance #12.

Roll call vote: Ensign-YES, Hughes-YES, Oswald -YES, Wray -YES, Briggs- YES. Approved unanimously.

Motion by Ensign and second by Hughes to approve private road maintenance agreement with road commission for Brink, Retreat, and Antique Drive from September 30, 2005 until December 31,200.Approved unanimously.

Motion by Hughes and seconded by Ensign to approve private road maintenance agreement with road commission for private drive north of Sanford Road in Section 35 from April 30, 2005 until April 30, 2008. Approved unanimously.

Motion by Wray to omit square foot item on old hall property variance. Approved unanimously.

Date for sealed bid, minimum of $10,000.00, for old hall property set for June 14 regular meeting, by motion from Hughes. Roll call vote: Ensign -YES, Briggs -YES, Hughes -YES, Wray-YES, Oswald -YES. Approved unanimously.

Motion by Hughes to allow Supervisor to silicate minimum 1 more bids and award contract for new fire hall roof. Roll call vote: Hughes -YES, Oswald -YES, Wray -YES, Briggs -YES, Ensign -YES. Approved unanimously.

Meeting adjourned at 9:48 PM.


Larry Hughes, Clerk