Board Meetings

Agenda Feb 13 Regular Meeting of the Lovells Township Board


February 13, 2024

  • Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call
  • Recess to Enter Public Hearing on General Fund and Liquor Budgets for FY ’24-‘25
    • Public Comment
  • Close Public Hearing and Return to Regular Board Meeting
  • Budget Adoption Votes
  • Salary Resolution Votes
  • Reading and Approval of Board Meeting Minutes:
    • January 9, 2024
  • Approve Pre-Paid Vouchers
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Correspondence
  • Department Reports


-Fire Department/Cemetery Sexton

-Liquor Inspector

-Zoning Administrator

-Zoning Enforcement Officer


  • Committees, Commissions and Boards

-Board of Review – Training was held on 2/7/2024, Organizational Metting to be held 3/5/2024 at 3:00 PM

Public Meetings: 3/11/2024 from 9AM-3PM and 3/13/2024 from 3PM-9PM. 

All meetings to be held at the Township Hall

– Historical Society – Heather Lovell

-Planning Commissions:

  1. Lovells Township
  2. Crawford County

-Zoning Board of Appeals.  Public Hearing on Miller Case will be held 3/2/2024 at 11AM at the Township Hall

-Lovells Reading & Media Center – Cheryl Hopp

-Parks and Recreation Committee-Tamara Kengel

  • Unfinished Business:
    1. Update on STR Ordinance Progress (Pending Attorney Update)
  • New Business:
  1. Special Meeting of the Board to close out FY ’23-24 Budgets and Adopt payment schedules (Fees/Salaries/Wages) for FY ’25-25.
  2. Request for reimbursement ($311.19) for a damaged tire which is claimed to have occur due to nails present at the South Transfer Station on 1/2/2024
  3. Discuss and possibly decision replacement of old wooden seat folding chairs in the hall. Plan would be to sell old chairs when replacements are received. Price options will be presented.  Also, discussion/decision the purchase of a durable 32-gal trash can for Cross Roads Park ($1,050 plus Shipping) as recommended by Parks and Rec Committee.
  4. Follow-up on 11/4/2023 decision to move our email/web address to the “.gov” domain. What should our name be,,,, etc.
  • Info Items
  • Township will Host Presidential Primary Election, Tuesday Feb 27th, early voting is available in Grayling at the County Building starting Feb 17th
  • Minutes of the 1/16/2024 meeting of the Parks and Rec. Committee
    • Petitions for Township Offices for the August Primary are due to the Clerk by end of March. Petitions and Affidavits of Identity are available at the Clerks office during regular business hours.  Note all Elected Offices are up in 2024 and there are several “open” positions on the board
  • Public Comments
  • Motion to Adjourn
  • Next Regular Meeting of the Board: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 10am, Township Hall