Minutes: November 25th, 2014

Catawba Island Township Board of Township Trustees

Meeting Minutes

November 25, 2014

The regular business meeting of the Catawba Island Board of Township Trustees was called to order by Chairman Matt Montowski on Tuesday, November 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room.

In attendance were Gary Mortus, Matt Montowski, William Rofkar, Karen Shaw, Dan Barlow, John Gangway, Quintin Smith, Diane Belden, David Belden, Linda Branwell, and Jack DeVore.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all.

William Rofkar made a motion to approve the November 11 Board of Township Trustees regular meeting minutes as presented. Gary Mortus seconded the motion. All voted aye. Motion carried.

Gary Mortus made a motion to approve and pay the bills, including the last payroll, in the amount of $58,750.18. William Rofkar seconded the motion. All voted aye. Motion carried.


A safety recall notice from the Ford Motor Company.


Maintenance Supervisor Dan Barlow said maintenance personnel have completed road repairs on Woodlands, Barnum, Weyhe, Colony Club in and out, the Valley up in the Woodlands, Schoolhouse, Cemetery and Beach Club inbound. He said Beach Club outbound was not completed due to weather.

New Business

Linda Branwell spoke concerning her private property located at 6015 Poplar Street in Gem Beach and the property parking lot drainage issue.

Gary Mortus said Ron Lajti from the Ottawa County Engineer’s Office accompanied him on a visit to the property and suggested Linda Branwell contact the condominium association to request an easement to crossover their property to connect to their catch basin.

Gary Mortus made a motion to adjourn the meeting. William Rofkar seconded the motion.
All voted aye. The meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

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Matt Montowski, Chairman Karen Shaw, Fiscal Officer