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Missaukee County Board of Commissioners
Lake City, Michigan
Commissioners Room
May 10th, 2011 @ 2:00 P.M.


 Meeting Called to Order by Chairman Rogers.

 Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance given by Comm. Vanderwal

 Roll Call of Districts – All present

 Motion by Vanderwal, supported by Bridson to approve the board agenda with the deletion of MSUe MOA from the Finance Committee and added Closed Session for union negotiations at the end of the meeting.  Carried

 Minutes of April 12, 2011 read and approved.

 Sheriff Bosscher gave his monthly report.

 Carol Palmer, District Court Administrator, gave her monthly update.

 Public Comment:


 Motion by Vivian, supported by Zuiderveen to pass the following Resolution:

 Resolution Imposing 2011 Property Tax Levy pursuant to Public Act 357

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

 Resolution 2011-06

 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, being MCL 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 on July 1, 2011, 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 2011 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 on July 1, 2011, at the amount allocated after the application of the “Headlee” Millage reduction fraction of 4.9005 mills; and

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

Roll Call:

7 YEA: Rogers, Vivian, Zuiderveen, Elmquist, Vanderwal, Hughston, Bridson 

0 NAYS: 


 I hereby certify that the foregoing is true and complete copy of a resolution adopted by the Board of Commissioners for the County of Missaukee, Michigan, at a regular meeting held on the10th day of May 2011, 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 10th day of May, 2011.

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Susan Rogers, Chairman                                                   Barb Nietling, Acting Clerk


 Teena Molitor, Chief Deputy Register of Deeds presented the 2010 Annual Report for the County Clerk/Register of Deeds office and a break out of the oil and gas revenues.

 Gregg PaffhouseNorthern Lakes Community Mental Health Director, presented an agreement between Northern Lakes Community Mental Health and Missaukee County Sheriff’s Department.

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to accept the agreement between Northern Lakes Community Mental Health and the Missaukee County Sheriff Department for the year of October 1, 2010 thru September 30, 2011.

 Roll Call:

7 Yeas:  Vivian, Hughston, Zuiderveen, Bridson, Vanderwal, Elmquist, Rogers

0 Nays:  None

Absent:  None


 Linda VanGils, District Health #10 Director, presented their 2010 Annual Report.

 Finance Committee Report

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to approve a letter presented by the Housing Commission to be sent to individuals that have let their homeowner’s insurance lapse. This letter is to be signed by the Chairman of the Board and to be reviewed on a year to year basis.  Carried.

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Vanderwal to sign up for future energy savings with Michigan4Energy-Electrical Company and to proceed with getting into the queue with the option to opt out.  Carried.

 Building and Grounds – Claims and Accounts Committee

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

 Motion by Zuiderveen, supported by Vivian to approve the PA 116 application of Koster Land LLC based on Planning approval at the May 11th, 2011 meeting.  Carried.

 Zuiderveen reported that the painting at the Human Services Building is coming along fine.

 Monthly Commissioners Reports:  Vanderwal reported on the MSU Extension meeting that he attended.  He felt that things are starting to come together.  He also attended the Northwest Counties meeting.

 Public Comment:

 Don Sears – Concerned why the $100,000 earned by the Register of Deeds office in 2010 was not all put into the General Fund.

 Raymond Moore – Reported that the Vietnam Wall is coming to the area in August and that he would like a contribution from the County to help pay for this.  He also reported that the week of August 1st, 2011 he will be on vacation so the office will be closed.

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Zuiderveen to go into Closed Session for Union Negotiations. Roll Call: 7 Yea 0 Nay Carried.

 Closed Session

 Motion by Elmquist, supported by Vanderwal to go out of Closed Session.  Roll Call:  7 Yea 0 Nay Carried.

 Meeting adjourned until June 14, 2011 or Call of the Chair.


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Susan Rogers, Chairman                                                Barb Nietling, Acting Clerk