Lincoln Charter Township
Berrien County, Michigan
Regular Meeting
February 13, 2024

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

Members: Supervisor Dick Stauffer, Treasurer Terrie Smith, Clerk Stacy Loar-Porter, and Trustees; Marc Florian, Deb Peterson, Rick Stone and Kevin Gillette.

3.

Pledge of Allegiance

4.

Presentations and Proclamations

5.

Set/ Adjust Agenda

6.

Public Comment on Agenda Items

Public comment is limited to 3 minutes.

7.

Consent Agenda

Anyone may request item(s) to be pulled from the consent agenda for discussion. If left on the consent agenda, the items will be voted on by a roll call vote of the Board en mass. Then, the individual item(s) will be discussed and voted upon.

8.

Correspondence

9.

Public Hearing and Action

10.

Library Report

11.

Items Removed From the Consent Agenda for Discussion

12.

Items Added to Agenda Under Section V Set/Adjust Agenda

13.

Unfinished Business

14.

New Business

15.

Reports

15.I.

Supervisor's Report

15.I.i.

Drain Commission

15.I.ii.

MDOT

15.I.iii.

Updates on Municipal Building & Property Maintenance

15.I.iv.

Appointment/Reappointments

A. Reappoint Bob Rice to a three-year term on the Zoning Board of Appeals, term to expire on 3/31/27

B. Reappoint Ned Totzke to a three-year term on the Zoning Board of Appeals, term to expire on 3/31/2027

C. Reappoint Kurt Jeske to a two-year term on the Construction Board of appeals, term to expire on 3/31/2026 

D. Reappoint Dave Boelcke to a two-year term on the Construction Board of appeals, term to expire on 3/31/2026

E.   Reappoint Chris Brooks to a two-year term on the Construction Board of appeals, term to expire on 3/31/2026

F.   Reappoint Charlie Olszewski to a three-year term on the Planning Commission,  term to expire 3/31/2027

G. Reappoint Andy Barbott to a three-year term on the Planning Commission, term to expire 3/3/2027

15.I.v.

NPDES Phase II

15.I.vi.

Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

15.I.vii.

Berrien County Road Department

15.I.viii.

Ordinance Enforcement

15.I.ix.

Litigation Update

15.I.x.

Other Items

15.I.x.1.

Other Items

  1. Approve purchase of 14.24 acres of Fenner property along Hickory Creek for $100.00 and the approval to pay the title paperwork expenses not to exceed. $5,000. These expenses can be paid from our Brownfield Fund.
15.II.

Clerk's Report

15.II.i.

Book Balances

15.II.ii.

Budget Adjustments

15.II.iii.

Review 2024-25 Budget Requests

15.III.

Treasurer's Report

15.IV.

Planning Commission Report

15.V.

Zoning Board of Appeals Report

15.VI.

Assessor's Report

Documents:
  1. Assessor Report.pdf
15.VII.

Building Department Report

15.VIII.

Airport Authority

Documents:
  1. Airport Report.pdf
15.IX.

Fire Chief Report

15.X.

Police Department Report

Documents:
  1. Police report.pdf
15.XI.

Parks Report

15.XII.

Sewer and Water Report

16.

Public Comment for Items Not on Agenda

Public Comment is limited to 3 minutes.

17.

Board Member Comments

18.

Announcements

19.

Adjournment