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Inwood Township Meeting Minutes
For March 21, 2018 submitted on April 18, 2018

Pledge of allegiance was said
Meeting was called to order at 7 P.M. by Kelly Silkworth Supervisor.
Board members present: Cindy Watchorn, Kelly Silkworth, Bryan Landis, Bonnie Elliot with Sara Roberts absent.
Accepted previous meeting minutes as presented by Clerk. Motion B. Landis Support C. Watchorn AIF M/C.
Accepted the financial report as presented by treasurer. Motion B. Landis Support B. Elliot

Old Business

New Business
-2018-2019 Budget proposed. Motion to accept C. Watchorn Support B. Elliot AIF M/C

-Spring cleanup scheduled for April 30th - May 5th. 600lb limit for Inwood residents. If people come in with mattresses and televisions the Township will be charged for those items. Board was notified that if people have televisions or mattresses that Habitat Restore will take those things for no charge. Motion to accept the 600lb limit C. Watchorn Support B. Landis AIF M/C

-$200 donation was made for the Big Bay de Noc Easter Egg Hunt for March 31st.

-Estimation for getting air conditioning for the hall is going to run approximately $5,200. There has been people that have made requests for getting it. Going to propose estimates for April’s meeting.

-Town hall water leaked from the furnace room into the office beginning of March. Paul’s Plumbing opened up the septic tank and it was solid ice. Paul’s was able to thaw the ice. Not enough use to keep water from freezing. Contacting DesJarden’s this summer to look at options for depth or if a heating core will need to be put in.

-TriCounty Fire Department sent a thank you letter for the $2,000 given for northern coverage in the past. Money was applied to vehicle maintenance costs. Invitation was given for their yearly fundraiser in July. Motion to send another $2,000 C. Watchorn Support B. Elliot AIF M/C

-F.D. – no fires.

EMS – 2 out of the 3 students passed their State Test and now can start running as EMTs.


Public Comment
-Wondering if there has been a noticeable difference in expenses comparing the old hall and the new – propane, electric, etc. Board will look into it.

-Concerned about the price of air conditioning for the hall.

-Wants to move Public Comment section before New Business on the agenda.

-Discussed the budget and Fire Department money.

Payment of Outstanding Bills
Payments made in the amount of $9,210.02 and deposits in the amount of $63,287.34. Motion B. Landis Support C. Watchorn AIF M/C

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:23pm was made by C. Watchorn support B. Landis AIF M/C

Others present for the regular meeting at the Inwood Township hall were: Pat Carley, Keith Rochefort, Pete Crotteau,

Submitted by
Sara Roberts
Inwood Township Clerk

Approved on April 18, 2018