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Missaukee County Board of Commissioners
Lake City, Michigan
Commissioners Room
October 11th, 2011 @ 2:00 P.M.

 Meeting Called to Order by Chairman Rogers

 Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance given by Comm. Zuiderveen.

 Oath of Office given by Clerk Flore to new District #3 Commissioner Jack Cairy.

 Chairman Rogers appointed Cairy to the following boards:  Health Board-Alternate, Area Agency on Aging, Human Services Council Multi-Purpose Collaborative, Safety Committee, Park Commission, and Social Services Board

 Roll Call of Districts – All present

 Motion by Vanderwal, supported by Hughston to approve the agenda as presented minus the presentations by the County Treasurer, Restrictive Covenant Deeds and the Recycling employee requests.   Motion Carried

 Minutes of September 14th, 2011 read and approved.

 Chairman Rogers opened the 2012 Budget Hearing.

 Public Comment: None

 Undersheriff Yancer gave the monthly report.

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

Dale Mosher, Equalization Director, gave his apportionment report and answered questions by the board on the 2011 taxation process.

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Zuiderveen to approve the Apportionment Report as presented by Director Mosher.  Carried.

 Pam Niebrzydowski COA Director, presented the amended budget for the quarter and gave some updates on their programs.  Their strategic plan is completed and she will be presenting it in January 2012. 

 Public Comment on the 2012 Budgets   - None

 Finance Committee Report

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Zuiderveen to approve 2011 Budget Amendments as presented.  Carried.

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to approve the 5 year agreement on Johnson Controls as presented with the courthouse paying 60% of the contract and the sheriff department paying 40%.  Roll Call Vote:  6 Yea (Hughston, Zuiderveen, Vivian, Rogers, Bridson, Vanderwal) 1 Abstain (Cairy) Carried.

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Vanderwal to approve the Revize contract on the new county website to be paid over 2 years in the amount of $5,346.  Roll Call Vote:  7 Yea (Hughston, Vanderwal, Rogers, Vivian, Bridson, Cairy, Zuiderveen) 0 Nay Carried

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to give an additional $1,000 to the Department of Human Services as requested for 2011 and to increase the apportionment for 2012 to $4,000.  Carried.

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to approve the 2012 General Fund and Special Fund Budgets as presented.  Roll Call Vote:  6 Yea (Hughston, Bridson, Vanderwal, Rogers, Vivian, Zuiderveen) 1 Abstain (Cairy) Carried.

 Claims and Accounts & Own Accounts

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

 Motion by Zuiderveen, supported by Vanderwal to approve the PA 116’s of Greg and Sandy Pluger and Herman Vandepol as presented.

 Commissioners Reports

 Vanderwal reported on the Districts Council meeting and new programming changes, Vivian reported on the Planning Commission work on the recreational plan and master plan, Rogers reported on the Health Dept presentations and Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency.

 Public Comment – None

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to go into Closed Session for AFSCME Union Negotiations.  Roll Call Vote 7 Yea (Hughston, Rogers, Bridson, Vanderwal, Cairy, Zuiderveen, Vivian) 0 Nay   Carried

 Closed Session

 Motion by Vanderwal, supported by Hughston to go out of Closed Session.  Roll Call Vote:  7 Yea (Hughston, Rogers, Bridson, Vanderwal, Zuiderveen, Cairy, Vivian) 0 Nay.  Carried

 Meeting adjourned until November 8, 2011 or Call of the Chair.

 

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Susan Rogers, Chairman                                                Carolyn Flore, Clerk