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Gilmore Township Meeting Report, April 2013

In Gov't Watch, Infrastructure and Planning, On and off the Apron, Open Season, Politics, Uncategorized on May 21, 2013 at 10:19 pm

By James Ward

April 9, 2013

ELBERTA LIBRARYPresent: Carl Noffsinger, Doug Holmes, Ron Beyette, Sharyn Bower. Guest: Don Tanner, James Ward

Don Tanner, our county commissioner for District 7, spoke about the reorganization of health care services. Benzie County is among the 21 counties in the Northern Zone that shares state funding for mental health services. He noted that the Grand Traverse Band provided grants to the Special Olympics, the Sheriff’s Department, and Grow Benzie. Benzie Area Christian Neighbors also received a grant.

The minutes from the previous meeting and the Treasurer’s report were accepted.

Clerk Sharyn Bower said the Board of Review went well and said that a grave owner has requested a tree removal at the cemetery.

Under old business, township board supervisor Carl Noffsinger noted that he will discuss cemetery maintenance with Mr. Eric Anderson, the groundskeeper. He discussed the need to verify the township’s role in enforcing fines for failure to submit a property transfer document continues to be tabled pending further research.

The board discussed the current contract with the fire department.

Carl Noffsinger was appointed by the board to be the emergency contact person for County Emergency ServicesΨ

Gilmore meetings posting 2013-14

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