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Missaukee County Board of Commissioners
Commissioners Room, Lake City, Michigan
Regular Board Meeting
June 8th, 2010 at 10:00 AM

Roll Call:  All present

Prayer given by Comm. Renner and Pledge of Allegiance.

Minutes read of May 11th, 2010 and approved.

Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to approve Agenda with the following changes – move Rob Hall up on the agenda, add a Resolution on Deficit Elimination, Abraham Gaffney 3 year contract renewal and MERS Delegates appointment added to agenda.  Carried

Public Comment:

Bruce Rendon, 103rd State Representative Candidate, commented on his bid for the State Representative position on the August ballot.

Sheriff Bosscher presented his monthly report and gave an update on the Kitchen Renovations. 

Rob Hall, Citizen requested that the board put in an ordinance for golf carts that would be more relaxed than the ORV ordinance currently in effect.  Sheriff and Board answered numerous questions.  Received for information and possibly reviewed at the June Finance Meeting.

Carol Palmer, District Court Administrator gave her monthly report.

Barb Hancock, County Treasurer, requested that the board pass the Property Tax Resolution and also lease a printer.

Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to pass the following resolution:Resolution

Imposing 2010 Property Tax Levy pursuant to Public Act 357

Of 2004, and Notice of Certification of County Allocated Tax Levy

Resolution 2010-08

WHEREAS, Missaukee County is authorized under the General Property Tax Act, Public Act 206 of 1893, as amended, to levy and collect County Allocated property taxes; and
WHEREAS, the General Property Tax Act has been amended by Public Act 357 of 2004, beingMCL 211.44a, to require all Michigan Counties to impose a summer tax levy,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that pursuant to Public Act 357 of 2004, the Missaukee County allocated tax shall be levied and collected onJuly 1, 2010, in the amount allocated after application of the “Headlee” Millage reduction fraction, 4.9005 mills; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Treasurer of each city, village and township in Missaukee County is directed to account for and deliver to the County allocated tax collections for 2010 in accordance with the provisions of Public Act 357 of 2004; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution constitutes certification of the levy of the county allocated tax  and authorized collection of  the County allocated tax onJuly 1, 2010, at the amount allocated after the application of the “Headlee” Millage reduction fraction of 4.9005 mills; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that theCountyClerk shall deliver a copy of this Resolution by first class mail to the Treasurer of each city and township in theCounty ofMissaukee.

Roll Call:

7 YEA: Rogers, Vivian, Zuiderveen, Renner, Robinson, Hughston, Bridson 

0 NAYS: 

ABSENT:  None

I hereby certify that the foregoing is true and complete copy of a resolution adopted by the Board of Commissioners for the Countyof Missaukee, Michigan, at a regular meeting held on the 8th day of June 2010, the original of which resolution is on file in my office. I further certify that the meeting was held and the minutes therefore were filed in compliance with Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of 1976.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my official signature this 8th day of June, 2010.

________________________________________
Carolyn Flore, MissaukeeCountyClerk

Motion by Renner, supported by Hughston to approve a lease agreement for a printer for the Treasurer’s office to print the tax bills for the county.  Carried

Dave Stroud and Shari Spoelman from MSUE reviewed the changes for the MSU Department and introducedShari as the new District 6 Coordinator.

Steve Kirnovic, Abraham Gaffney Representative, presented the 2009 Audit and answered questions.

Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to approve the 2009 Audit as presented. Roll Call Vote:  7 Yeas (Rogers, Bridson, Zuiderveen, Renner, Robinson, Hughston, Vivian) 0 Nays CARRIED.

Sherry Blaszak, Soil Conservation Administrator, requested approval to get a Land Management Plan done for theHumanServicesBuilding and have an onsite saw presentation.

Motion by Hughston, supported by Zuiderveen to approve the Land Management Plan and the demonstration of a portable sawmill.  Carried.

Finance Committee

Motion by Vivian, supported by Renner to approve the following Lease-Purchase Resolution:

Tyler Governmental Lease-Purchase Resolution

2010-09 

A resolution regarding a lease purchase agreement for the purpose of procuringTylerTechnologies – Eagle Recorder and Eagle Clerk Software and Hardware Systems 

WHEREAS,MissaukeeCounty (the “Lessee”) desires to enter into that certain Lease-Purchase Agreement dated as of6/8/10 by and between the Lessee and DivLend Equipment Leasing, L.L.C. for the purpose of procuring any personal property.  The Lessee desires to designate this Agreement as a “qualified tax exempt obligation” of the Lessee for the purposes of Section 265 (b) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.  The Lessee desires to designate Susan Rogers, Chairman of the Board and Carolyn Flore, County Clerk-Register of Deeds as authorized signers of the Agreement.

NOWTHEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE LESSEE:

Section 1.  That the Lessee enters into a Lease Purchase Agreement with DivLend Equipment Leasing, L.L.C. for the purpose of procuring: Tyler Technologies – EagleRecorder and EagleClerk Software and Hardware Systems.

Section 2.  That the Lease Purchase Agreement dated as of6/8/10, by and between the Lessee and DivLend Equipment Leasing, L.L.C. is designated by the Lessee as a “qualified tax exempt obligation” for the purposes of Section 265 (b) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

Section 3.  That the Lessee designates Susan Rogers, Chairman of the Board, Carolyn Flore, County Clerk-Register of Deeds as authorized signers of the Lease Purchase Agreement dated of6/8/10, by and between the Lessee and DivLend Equipment Leasing, L.L.C.

PASSEDANDAPPROVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Lessee in a meeting held onJune 8, 2010.

By:  _______________________________________
        Susan Rogers     
Chairman of the Board of Commissioners

SEAL

 

Attest: _________________________________
            Carolyn Flore
Missaukee County Clerk-Register

Roll Call Vote:

7 Yeas (Zuiderveen, Bridson, Hughston, Renner, Robinson, Rogers, Vivian) 0 Nays Carried

Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to pass the following Capital Improvements Fund deficit elimination plan.

6 Yeas (Robinson, Renner, Vivian, Zuiderveen, Rogers, Bridson) 1 Abstain (Hughston) 0 Nays Carried.

WHEREAS, The Capital Improvements Fund has a $184,524.00 deficit fund balance onDecember 31, 2009,AND

WHEREAS, Act 275 of the Public Acts of 1980 requires that a Deficit Elimination Plan be formulated by the local unit of government and filed with the Michigan Department of Treasury:

NOWTHEREFORE, IT IS RESOLVED that the Missaukee County Board of Commissioners adopts the following as the Capital Improvements Fund Deficit Elimination Plan:

 

2010

Fund Balance (Deficit) January 1

$(184,524)

 

 

Revenues

 

Saleof Energy Note to Chemical Bank

$500,000

ECCBDG Grant

$84,000

Consumers Grant

$12,000

Green Team Grant NWCOG

$48,000

Total Revenues

 $644,000

 

     

Expenditures

 

Services and Charges

$641,000

 

 

Total Expenditures

$641,000

 

 

Fund Balance December 31

$3,000

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Missaukee County Board of Commissioners thru the Missaukee County Clerk submits the Deficit Elimination Plan to the Michigan Department of Treasury for certification.

I hereby certify that the foregoing is true and complete copy of a resolution adopted by the Board of Commissioners for the Countyof Missaukee, Michigan, at a regular meeting held on the 8th day of June 2010, the original of which resolution is on file in my office. I further certify that the meeting was held and the minutes therefore were filed in compliance with Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of 1976.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my official signature this 8th day of June, 2010.

_________________________________________
Carolyn Flore, MissaukeeCountyClerk

Motion by Renner, supported by Zuiderveen to approve the renewal of Abraham & Gaffney as theCountyAuditorfor the years of 2010, 2011, 2012.  Carried (Vivian Abstained)

Motion by Bridson, supported by Hughston to appoint Jim Bosscher, Officer Delegate and Carolyn Flore as Alternate for the MERS Conference.  Carried.

Motion by Zuiderveen, supported by Bridson to pay Claims and Accounts and Own Accounts as presented.  Carried.

Commissioners Reports

Vivian reported on 2011 Budget process and asked for recommendations, Renner reported on Commission on Aging and their bus trip, AAA director contract, Hughston reported on Housing foreclosures, Rogers reported on MSUE workshop, USDA signing for patrol cards.

Public Comment:        None

Meeting adjourned until July 11th, 2010 at10:00 A.M. or Call of the Chair.

___________________________    ________________________       
Susan Rogers                                                 Carolyn Flore
Chairman of the Board                                 Missaukee County Clerk