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BUDGET HEARING

FEBRUARY 25, 2019 AT 7:00 PM

AT BENONA TOWNSHIP HALL

The Budget hearing was called to order at 7:10 PM with all Board members present and 1 visitor in attendance. Following the pledge to the flag, the proposed 2019-20 Salary and Wage Schedule was read and discussed.

The proposed changes to the 2019-20 Salary and Wage Schedule are as follows:

The Deputy Treasurer and Deputy Clerk were increased to $13.50/hr. and $50.00/meeting.

Township Maintenance Manager was increased to $15.00/hr.

Election Inspectors, Receiving Board, and Cemetery Care were all increased by approximately 5% and the Clerical was increased to $9.50/hr. to comply with the minimum wage law.

Town hall cleaning was changed from an hourly rate to $60.00 per cleaning.

The Planning Commission, ZBA and BOR were increased to $60.00/meeting for the Chairperson and Secretary and $50.00/meeting for other members.

All Township Board Member’s salaries were increased by approximately 5%, as was the Zoning Administrator.

The 2019-20 proposed General Fund Budget was read and discussed.

The proposed 2019-20 Ramp Fund budget was read and discussed.

Anticipated expenditures for the Ramp Fund were beach cleaning and $10,000.00 towards the replacement of a section of the seawall.

Final figures for both the Fire District budget and the District Library budget were available.

A motion was made by Smith and supported by Van Overbeke to adjourn and we were dismissed at 7:25 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Margie Shaw, Clerk



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