Crawford County Board of Commissioners
Annual Organizational Board Meeting of
January 03, 2007
The Annual Organizational Meeting of the Crawford County Board of Commissioners was called to order by County Clerk/Register of Deeds, Sandra Moore, at 10:00 a.m. in the Crawford County Building, Grayling, Michigan the 03rd day of January, 2007.
Invocation by Commissioner Beardslee.
Pledge of Allegiance led by Commissioner Hanson.
Roll Call: Rogers, Hanson, Pinkelman, Lange, Anderson, Stephenson, and Beardslee.
Sandra Moore, County Clerk-Register of Deeds - Present.
Paul Compo, County Controller - Present.
Others present at various times: None.
Approval of the Agenda
Motion by Hanson, second by Beardslee, to accept the agenda as presented. Ayes (7) seven, nays (0) none, absent (0) none, Motion Carried.
Brief Public Comment None.
Election of Chairman
County Clerk, Sandra Moore called for nominations for Chairperson through either a secret ballot or voice vote. Commissioner Hanson requested Dave Stephenson as Chairman. The Clerk called for other nominations none reported.by Hanson, second by Pinkelman, to suspend the County Board Rules and cast a voice vote for Chairman Stephenson for 2008 2009. Roll Call: Anderson aye, Beardslee aye, Hanson aye, Lange aye, Pinkelman aye, Rogers aye, Stephenson aye, Motion Carried.
Chairman Stephenson conducted the remainder of the meeting.
Election of Vice-Chairman
Commissioner Hanson nominated Terry Beardslee as Vice-Chairman. Chairman Stephenson called for other nominations none reported.
by Hanson, second by Lange, to close Vice-Chairman nominations and cast a unanimous vote for Commissioner Beardslee as the 2008-2009 Vice-Chairman. Roll Call: Beardslee aye, Hanson aye, Lange aye, Pinkelman aye, Rogers aye, Stephenson aye, Anderson aye, Motion Carried.
2007 Regular and Committee of the Whole Board Meeting Schedules
Chairman Stephenson requested the Board review the proposed meeting schedule. The schedule mirrors the 2006 meeting schedule.by Pinkelman, second by Hanson, to establish the 2007 Regular Board meeting schedule as the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 9:30 a.m. until all business is completed. The 2007 schedule will be established as follows:
January 17 July 18
February 21 August 15
March 21 September 19
April 18 October 17
May 16 November 07 (1st Wed)
June 20 December 19
Budget Hearing September 27 @ 5:00 p.m. (last Thursday)
To establish the following 2007 Committee of the Whole meeting schedule beginning at 3:30 p.m. until all business is completed:
January 04 July 05
February 01 August 02
March 01 September 06
April 05 October 04
May 03 November 01
June 07 December 06
Roll Call: Hanson aye, Lange aye, Pinkelman aye, Rogers aye, Stephenson aye, Anderson aye, Beardslee aye, Motion Carried.
Commissioner Lange advised he presently has vending machines in the
Courthouse and at the Sheriffs Department and would remove them if a
Commissioner Pinkelman advised she has an upholstery business and may be interested in bidding on County upholstery jobs.
Commissioner Beardslee advised he has a heating and cooling business and may be interested in bidding on county jobs if necessary.
2007 Committee Assignments
Chairman Stephenson requested review of the committee assignments:
Audit Beardslee & Rogers
Chamber of Commerce Stephenson
Commission on Aging Lange
Community Corrections Pinkelman, Hanson Alt.
County Collaborative Body Hanson
Economic Development Fund Lange & Hanson
Emergency Management Stephenson & Beardslee
Environmental/Soil & Water Hanson
Health & Human Services Rogers
Industrial Development Stephenson
Mental Health Stephenson
Michigan Northern Counties Anderson
Mobile Medical Response (MMR) Beardslee & Pinkelman
NEMCSA (Alpena) Beardslee
Northeast MI Consortium (Atlanta) Beardslee Northern MI Substance Abuse Anderson
Northern MI Co of Government Anderson, Hanson Alt.
Parks Commission Lange, Hanson Alt.
Planning & Zoning Anderson & Hanson
Public Health Pinkelman, Rogers, Hanson - Alt.
Road Commission Beardslee, Pinkelman Alt.
Strong Family/Safe Children Hanson
Tri Co Court Stephenson, Beardslee, Anderson, Lange - Alt
Youth Services Stephenson
Zoning Board of Appeals Anderson
Chairman Stephenson appointed Commissioner Hanson as the Personnel & Labor Chairman; Commissioner Pinkelman as the Law Enforcement Chairperson; and Commissioner Rogers as the Ways & Means Chairperson. The Chairman requested acceptance of his appointments.
MAC Legislative Annual Conference
Controller Compo inquired on attended for the Michigan Association of Counties annual conference for February 12 13, 2007. Chairman Stephenson and Commissioners Anderson and Pinkelman plan to attend.
Crawford County MMR Representative, Ed Holtcamp is planning a meeting to review the performance violations with MMR and Controller Compo advised he will notify commissioners of the date and time to review the issues.
Special Board Meeting
Motion by Hanson, second by Lange, to hold a Special Board Meeting on Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 2:50 p.m. to conduct an Executive Session to discuss the pending litigation with the 46th Circuit Trial Court. Roll Call: Rogers aye, Stephenson aye, Anderson aye, Beardslee aye, Hanson aye, Lange aye, Pinkelman aye, Motion Carried.
It was discovered that Commissioner Pinkelman was the only commissioner that had not taken her oath for the 07-08 term.
Recess at 10:30 a.m. and reconvened at 10:40 a.m. to allow the Clerk to swear in Commissioner Pinkelman.
County Clerk Moore reiterated every motion, support and vote for the meeting. Commissioner Pinkelman reaffirmed that all votes were in the affirmative.
Commissioner Anderson excused at 10:32 a.m.
Other Business - None.
Extended Public Comment None.
Motion by Hanson, second by Lange, to adjourn meeting at 10:43 a.m. Ayes (6) six, nays (0) none, absent (1) one, Motion Carried.
Dave Stephenson, Chairman
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