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Zoning Ordinance 100

An ordinance to regulate the use of land within the Village of Fairgrove, Tuscola County, Michigan in accordance with the provisions of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, being public acts of 2006, as amended.  Updated 2016  


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2016-001 Establishment of Road Fund Bank Account

Resolution  2016-001

Establishment of Road Fund Bank Account

WHEREAS, the State of Michigan Department of Transportation has deemed it a requirement that monies dedicated to road construction and maintenance be maintained in a separate and distinct Bank account and,

WHEREAS, the Fairgrove Village Council has determined it to be in the best interest of the Village of Fairgrove to establish an separate and distinct banking account for the purpose of tracking and identifying road funds, be it

RESOLVED that the village clerk is authorized and directed to establish a checking account with Chemical Bank and to deposit the specifically designated funds of the organization therein. The following individuals shall have authority to endorse and make deposits, sign checks, withdrawal funds, and otherwise operate the account on behalf of the organization:

Heidi Stark , Clerk                   _________________________

Bonnie Gray, Treasurer         _________________________

Thomas Wassa, President    _________________________

                                                 

I certify that this resolution was adopted by this organization and is now in effect. I certify that the persons whose names, titles, and signatures appear above are authorized to establish accounts for this organization and operate each account. I certify that these signatures are genuine.

_________________________

Thomas Wassa

President

 

This is a true and accurate Resolution as passed by the Fairgrove Village Council, April 4, 2016

 

//Signed//

Heidi Stark

Village of Fairgrove Clerk


2016-002 Establishment of Sewer Fund Bank Account

Resolution  2016-002

Establishment of Sewer Fund Bank Account

WHEREAS, the Fairgrove Village Council has determined it to be in the best interest of the Village of Fairgrove to establish an separate and distinct banking account for the purpose of tracking and identifying sewer funds, be it

RESOLVED that the village clerk is authorized and directed to establish a checking account with Chemical Bank and to deposit the specifically designated funds of the organization therein. The following individuals shall have authority to endorse and make deposits, sign checks, withdrawal funds, and otherwise operate the account on behalf of the organization:

 

Heidi Stark , Clerk                   _________________________

Bonnie Gray, Treasurer         _________________________

Thomas Wassa                       _________________________

                                                 

I certify that this resolution was adopted by this organization and is now in effect. I certify that the persons whose names, titles, and signatures appear above are authorized to establish accounts for this organization and operate each account. I certify that these signatures are genuine.

_________________________

Thomas Wassa

President

 

This is a true and accurate Resolution as passed by the Fairgrove Village Council, April 4, 2016

 

//Signed//

Heidi Stark

Village of Fairgrove Clerk


2016-003 Adoption of Title VI NON-DISCRIMINATION

Resolution 2016-003

Adoption of the Title VI NON-DISCRIMINATION PLAN

 

It is hereby resolved by the Village of Fairgrove, State of Michigan, that:

WHEREAS; The Village is required to comply with federal and state civil rights regulations, and

WHEREAS; the Michigan Department of Transportation requires the village to create a Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan and Limited English Proficiency Plan, and

WHEREAS; The Civil Rights Program Unit of the Michigan Department of Transportation has provided the required format and pre-approval of the required plan, and

WHEREAS; Failure to adopt Title VI NON-discrimination Plan will result in the termination of MDOT funding

THEREFORE; It shall be the public policy of this Village to adopt the Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan as approved by the Civil Rights Program Unit, Michigan Department of Transportation.

 

This is a true and accurate Resolution as passed by the Fairgrove Village Council, April 4, 2016

 

//Signed//

Heidi Stark


Title VI


2016-004 Increase of Sewer Rates

Resolution #2016-004

Village of Fairgrove

Increase of Sewer Rates

 

 

WHEREAS, the Fairgrove Village Council has determined the operating and maintenance requirements of the village sewer system has increased in recent years and,

WHEREAS, the Fairgrove Village Council has determined the current rate of sewer revenue is not sufficient to address the ongoing requirements of the system and,

WHEREAS, the Fairgrove Village Council have deemed it to be in the best interest of the Village of Fairgrove to increase sewer fees, be it,

RESOLVED that the quarterly charge for sewer service in the Village of Fairgrove be increased to $56.00 per quarter for residential properties and $68.00 per quarter for business properties. 

 

 //Signed//

Thomas Wassa

President

This is a true and accurate Resolution as passed by the Fairgrove Village Council, July 11, 2016

 

//Signed//

Heidi Stark

Village of Fairgrove Clerk


 


2016-005 Sanitary Sewer/Storm Funding Resolution

2016-005 Sanitary Sewer/Storm Sewer Funding

Resolution 2016-005

Sanitary Sewer/Storm Sewer Funding

 

Resolution to transfer funds from the sanitary sewer system to the storm water drain to pay for repairs of damages done to the storm water drains during the installation of the sanitary sewer.


WHEREAS, the Village of Fairgrove established a sanitary sewer system in the 1970’s,

WHEREAS, during the installation of residential sewer lines, every residence, where a storm drain main was located, the sewer contractor cut through the storm drain mains.

WHEREAS, the sanitary sewer contractor then patched the severed storm drain mains using substandard methods.

WHEREAS, Monchilov Excavating has use robotics to camera the storm drains, and found a consistence pattern of substandard patches throughout the storm water drains.

WHEREAS, in the summer of 2015, two (2) substandard storm water drain patches failed. Each repair cost approximately $2000. One example of when a substandard patch was used is that 10 inch storm drain main was cut, then patched with an 8 inch main being placed in the ends of the 10 inch main. This patch allowed storm water to escape though the gaps, eroding the area and causing roadway failure.

WHEREAS, problems to the storm water drains are directly related to the installation of the sanitary sewer system. Actions of the contractors during installation of the sanitary sewer system, through substandard patches to the storm water mains, are now costing the village costly repairs and damages to roadways and driveways.

WHEREAS, the statutes of limitation does not allow the village to seek damages from the contractor who installed the sewer system.

WHEREAS, the storm water drain mains are failing and are unable to remove storm water, causing a secondary problem to the sewer system. This activity has contributed to the illegal storm water discharge to the sanitary sewer system.

WHEREAS, during storm events the sanitary sewer system is impacted by a large volume of storm water. This information has been documented and reported from a Fairgrove Village employee to the Fairgrove Village Council.

WHEREAS, the improper discharge of storm water to the sanitary sewer system has caused wear and tear on the lift station pumps.

WHEREAS, the storm water problems and the storm water drain are directly related to the installation of the sewer system within the Village of Fairgrove.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Village will take proactive steps to prevent costly repairs to the storm drain main that were directly related to the actions of the contractor during the installation of the sanitary sewer installation.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the repairs to the storm drain will also prevent the improper and illegal discharge of storm water to the sanitary sewer system.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that prevention of storm water discharge to the sanitary sewer system will prevent costly repairs to the lift station and the pumps.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a portion of the cost of the storm drain mains damage that was caused by the installation of the sanitary sewer, be funded by the sanitary sewer fund.

 

 This is a true and accurate Resolution as passed by the Fairgrove Village Council, September 12, 2016

 

 

 

//Signed//

 

Heidi Stark


2016-006 Adoption of TC Hazard Mit Plan

2016-006 Resolution for the Adoption of the Tuscola County Hazard Mitigation Plan

Resolution 2016-006

Resolution for the adoption of the Tuscola County Hazard Mitigation Plan

WHEREAS, the Village of Fairgrove, Michigan is vulnerable to a wide range of natural, technological and human-related hazards and has experienced repetitive disasters that have caused loss of life, damaged commercial, residential and public properties, displaced citizens and businesses, closed streets and presented general health and safety concerns; and

WHEREAS, Tuscola County has prepared a Tuscola County Hazard Mitigation Plan that provides an understanding of those threats, identified the hazards affecting the area, discusses the county’s vulnerability to the identified hazards, and outlines the community’s options and strategies to reduce overall damage and impact from natural and technological hazards; and

WHEREAS, the Tuscola County Hazard Mitigation Plan represents the interests and needs of the Village of Fairgrove;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that:  The Tuscola County Hazard Mitigation Plan is hereby adopted as an official plan of the Village of Fairgrove.

Passed the 12th day of Sept, 2016

By the Fairgrove Village Council

//Signed//

Thomas Wassa

President

 

 This is a true and accurate Resolution as passed by the Fairgrove Village Council, September 12, 2016

//Signed//

Heidi Stark

Village Clerk


Debt Service Report


Financial Citizens Guide


Land Use Plan

Adopted by the Fairgrove Village Council - May 1, 2017


 
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