VILLAGE OF MORRICE
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
MORRICE VILLAGE HALL
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Harold Dickerson.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Council Members Present: Harold Dickerson, Phyllis Dickerson, Christine Williams, Kim Kollek-Jewell, Cathy Mulholland, and Robert Gentner.
Also Present: Police Chief: Matt Balsley, Attorney: John Gormley, and Clerk: Karen McGuire.
Additions / Deletions to Agenda: Add: None
Guest Comments on the Agenda: None
MOTION by Mulholland, seconded by P. Dickerson to approve the agenda. All ayes. Motion carried.
MOTION by Kollek-Jewell, seconded by Mulholland to approve the March 10, 2015 minutes. All ayes. Motion carried.
Special Guests: None
9.1 Personnel / Police / Transfer Station / Insurance / Retirement
Chief Balsley reported that Reggie is doing well. He met preschoolers today at a school reading program and that went well. They are still working on certification. All is quiet in the Village.
9.2 DPW / Municipal Buildings / Park
9.3 Street / Sidewalks / Newsletter / Web Site
9.4 Sewer / Codes
9.5 Zoning / Ordinances / Annex / 425 / DDA
Mulholland gave the run report for February. There were seven runs in the Village. For all of SSESA there were 129 runs in February and 289 runs year-to-date. The new fire truck will be ready in August and will cost approximately $512,000.00 – $513,000.00.
Village Of Morrice
Regular Meeting Minutes
March 24, 2015
10.1 Park Agreement
10.2 315 N. Main
10.3 Meal and More Alley
Waiting for drawings and easement location from Meal and More.
10.4 Park – Plumbing
Kollek-Jewell reported that the concrete has been cut where the new plumbing will go. Perry Plumbing is cleaning that up and hopes to have the first phase done by Friday. The Committee wants to be able to show some progress at the Easter Egg Hunt. Drywall needs to be done and the fixtures put in place and then they can call Perry Plumbing back to finish up.
11.1 Officer Recommendation
Chief Balsley explained that tonight is Trenton’s last night on duty so they need to fill his spot. The Department has received some applications. Chief Balsley and the Personnel Committee interviewed Doulas Stanhope last week. He has a long history as an officer in Owosso – he started in 1986 – and just retired from there in January. He is looking for a part-time position to continue in police work. Chief and the Personnel Committee recommend hiring Douglas Stanhope as a part-time officer at $10.00 per hour.
MOTION by H. Dickerson, seconded by Mulholland to accept the recommendation of Mr. Stanhope.
All ayes. Motion carried.
Announcements / Correspondence
Guest Comments: None
MOTION by H. Dickerson, seconded by Kollek-Jewell to adjourn the meeting. All ayes. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.
Officer Stanhope was sworn in following meeting adjournment.
Harold Dickerson, Village President
Karen McGuire, Village Clerk