Sheridan Township Board of Trustees Meeting
October 28, 2022
I. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Richard Porter at 7:00 pm.
The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States: Led by Richard Porter.
Present: Scott Frederick, Stephanie Craig, Hayley England, Richard Porter, and Randy Fisher
Audience: Harold Badger, Rick Offerson
II. Approval of Agenda: A motion was made by Randy, 2nd by Scott to approve the agenda as presented. All in favor. The motion passed.
III. Public Comment: None
IV. New Business:
1. Confirmation of Resolution for an agreement public act 328 with representatives from Bauckham, Sparks, Thall, Seeber, and Kaufman. Seth goes over Shipsterns application for Public Act 328. Discussion ensued and an issue was discovered by Randy. A phone call was made to their lawyer, and the discrepancy was resolved. with A motion was made by Randy, 2nd by Scott to approve Resolution 2022-12
2. Go to Closed Session with Bauckham Sparks, Thall, Seeber and Kaufman. A motion was made by Randy 2nd by Scott to move that the Board of Trustees convene in closed session under section 8(1)(h) of the Open Meetings Act, to consider material exempt from disclosure by state statute, section 13(1)(g) of the Freedom of Information Act, being a letter from its attorney dated October 28, 2022, for the reason that the letter is exempt from disclosure under State law due to the attorney-client privilege. All in favor; the motion passed.
3. Open up public session. A motion was made by Randy, 2nd by Scott to open public session at 8:35. The Bauckham, Sparks, Thall, Seeber, and Kaufman law firm will give the township $15,000 of free legal fees excluding solar.
4. Vote on PA 328 PILT application for Pine Gate. It is decided that sentence 2 on page 14 of the PILT application will be struck. A motion was made by Randy, 2nd by Scott to accept Resolution 2022-12 to approve a new personal property exemption including a strike on sentence 2 of item 2 on page 14. Roll call vote. All in favor; the motion passed.
V. Adjourn: A motion was made by Hayley, 2nd by Randy adjourn at 8:45. All in favor; the motion passed.
Stephanie Craig, Secretary