June 21, 2005 Regular Board Meeting

The regular meeting of the Mackinaw Township Board was held on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at 10595 Wallick Road, Mackinaw City, Michigan. Supervisor Dean called meeting to order at 7:30 P.M. followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call: Present, Bertchinger, Rogala, Dean, Keck, Davis

Absent: None

Guests: Eric Jacobson, Nanette Keck, Nancy Campbell

Agenda stands as presented.

Minutes of May 17, 2005 meeting accepted as presented.

Under Public Comment Nancy Campbell reviewed the summer reading program being held at the Public Library and briefly covered the different events. Keck reported he would have the information posted on the web site.

Report on Memorial Collage and Memorial Plaque – Work is being done and it will be brought in for approval by the Board when complete.

Web Site is continuing to improve and again, Keck asked for suggestions and comments from the board members. Rogala suggested a letter to all township residents and said it might be a good idea to recruit volunteers to pick up trash for Clean-Up Day next year.

The question of US23 Corridor and the pending Morehouse 425 was again brought before the Board.

The latest suggestions from the attorney were presented to the Board for their review. An opinion has been requested of the MTA legal staff and when this is received, if necessary, a special meeting will be called to deal with the 425 request.

Discussion of land acquisition concerning lots reverting back resulted in agreement that this would not be of benefit to the township. Seventy-seven of the 98 lots in this development are now owned by the State of Michigan.

Keck reported that the county MTA meeting in July will be at Mackinaw Township. There will be follow-up on arrangements necessary for this meeting.

Bertchinger presented Treasurer’s Report as follows:

Report accepted as presented.

Bills for June were reviewed and on motion by Davis, second by Bertchinger approved bills as presented. All aye, motion carried.

Correspondence was reviewed and discussed.

Keck asked for permission to attend an August meeting in Gaylord. No objections were presented.

Meeting adjourned to the call of the chair at 8:40 P.M.

Jack A. Keck, Clerk