Bourret Township
Bourret Township

Proposed Board Minutes





Tony called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00pm, All board members were present, Tony Marshall- supervisor, Lisa Ball - clerk, Ruth Fournier - Treasurer, and Terry Bruce and TerryHargreaves -Trustee. Keith Ponak township assessor and Doug Hackel with Wildwood Fire Department were also present there were 6 residents present.


Tony asked for a motion to accept the minutes from march terry, motion to accept ruth seconded MC, tony asked for motion to accept the bills paid terry b, motion to accept lisa seconded MC, tony asked for motion to accept treasurer report lisa motioned to accept terry b seconded MC.


Tony stated the township will be accepting sealed mowing bids to be opened and voted on next month’s meeting for cemetery and hall.  Lisa made motion for the purchase of 400 stamps for clerk and treasurer Terry b seconded MC, Tony asked for a motion to accept contract renewal from some cpa the accountant for township lisa motion to accept terry b, seconded MC.


Gary Hicks from republic services came to discuss the renewal of their contract with our township he stated due to covid this past year it’s been a real struggle for them from employees and the increase of garage pickups bulk and residential he stated the hardest struggle of change for them has been the sheer volume of change after a short discussion lisa motion to accept the renewal of republic services for garbage services throughout bourret township terry b seconded MC


Doug Hackel with the wildwood fire department has asked the board to consider helping them out with a yearly cash boost. Tony stated in 1996 the township did provide the department with 25% of the swamp tax  but in 2001 the board rescinded the resolution and since then there’s been no further action required, doug stated the would use the money for updating their equipment and help with there required testing, 25% of the swamp tax would average about $5260.12 yearly due to fluxarate yearly. After a discussion throughout the board lisa motioned to table the vote until the next months meeting ruth seconded MC discussion tabled.


Terry H, stated our bulletin board should be fixed and placed back up for township postings by friday.

Resident wanted to know if BOR decisions have been mailed out , Keith stated they were but he could help the resident after the meeting.


With no further business lisa motion to adjourn terry b seconded MC. 7:30pm meeting adjourned.


Lisa ball - clerk


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