Ravenna Township

3770 Blackmer Road, Ravenna Michigan 49451

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RAVENNA TOWNSHIP

SPECIAL MEETING

November 21, 2016

A Special Meeting of the Ravenna Township Board was held on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 5:45 p.m. The meeting was called to order by newly elected Supervisor Elmer Hoyle.  Members present were: Hoyle; Sonja Patterson, Treasurer; Penny Sherman, Clerk; Bruce Yonker, Trustee and newly elected Trustee John Bonthuis. One resident was also present.  Pledge was led by Supervisor Hoyle.  Agenda is approved as presented.

Board appointments were discussed. There will be one opening on both the Board of Review and also the Zoning Board of Appeals.  An advertisement will be placed in the Ravenna Independent seeking any Ravenna Township Resident that wishes to serve on the Board of Review and also for anyone wanting to serve on the Zoning Board of Appeals.  The ad will be run for 2 consecutive weeks and all applications must be received by December 7, 2016.  Bruce Yonker will remain the Township Board representative on the Planning Commission and John Bonthuis will be the Township Board representative on the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Muskegon Area District Library (MADL) Board was discussed. Motion by Patterson, support by Sherman to appoint Anne Lewis to serve as our representative on the MADL board for a term of 4 years.  Motion carried.

Computer, Internet and Phone line issues were discussed. Motion by Patterson, support by Bonthuis to meet with CCS Technologies to discuss with the them the issues we are having and look into different options for these services.  Motion by Yonker, support by Bonthuis to adjourn the meeting.

Adjourned at 6:20 p.m.

Minutes respectively submitted by:

Clerk Penny Sherman

 

These minutes are considered proposed until approved at the next board meeting.