Board Meetings

Tentative Agenda Lovells Twp Board Meeting May 14, 2024


May 14, 2024

  • Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call
  • Reading and Approval of Board Meeting Minutes:
    • April 9, 2024
  • Approve Pre-Paid Vouchers
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Correspondence
  • Department Reports

-Assessing- Organization meeting Last Week

-Fire Department/Cemetery Sexton

-Liquor Inspector

-Zoning Administrator

-Zoning Enforcement Officer


  • Committees, Commissions and Boards

-Board of Review

– Historical Society – Heather Lovell

-Planning Commissions:

  1. Lovells Township
  2. Crawford County

-Zoning Board of Appeals

-Lovells Reading & Media Center – Cheryl Hopp

-Parks and Recreation Committee-Tamara Kengel

  • Unfinished Business:
    1. As our proposed STR ordinance is undergoing legal review within the DNR regarding conformance to Naturals Rivers Act rules, further development on this ordinance is on hold.
  • New Business:
  1. Our Summer Newsletter that accompanies the Summer Tax Bills that are mailed the first week of July is being developed. Discuss and decision content to be submitted with a June 1 deadline
  2. Discuss and approve design decisions and expenditures for Cross Roads Park Development
  3. Discuss and possibly decision our recently completed Exterior Lighting Ordinance.
  4. New folding chairs have arrived. 30 Chairs have been reserved for use by recognized community groups in the Township Complex.  Recommend 25 old but serviceable chairs be offered to community groups who wish to own at $5 per, and if any remain after 1 month then to the community at large.


  • Info Items
    • Porta-Potty is in place as of 4/24/24 at Dam 4 Road in partnership with MFFC.
    • Another successful Bamboo Bend was held last week.
    • Grey Rock Rod Builders will rent the hall June 20-22
    • Michigan House Bill 5483, Regulation of Short-Term Rentals, Impact on our proposed STR Ordinance
    • Transfer Station Use/ Abuse: What is “Household Waste”?
  • Public Comments
  • Motion to Adjourn
  • Next Regular Meeting of the Board: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 10am, Township Hall