TOC Board Meeting Minutes, July 12, 2023

      Town of Clover – Minutes

Regular Board Meeting

July 12, 2023 7:00 pm



Called to order at 7:00 PM

Roll Call: Present:  Steele, Smith, Rebak, Pope, Felt, Gillespey, Morelli,  Also present Mark Filonowich ,Peter Berton Elizabeth Stevens, Patti Joswick, Sandra Bodner, Janet Newberg, David Newberg, Jen Schierman, Rob Schierman, Toni Holly, Kristin Mintzlaff, Lois Palmer.

NOTE:  The Regular Town of Clover Meeting will be adjourned at or about 8:00 pm.  The Chair may reorder the agenda to accommodate the time limit.

Public Comment:

Review Minutes for additions, deletions &/or corrections: (see packets)

  • June 14
  • June 21
  • June 27

Treasurer’s Report for:

  • June

ExpendituresMotion to approve the expenditure Batch

  • T-0712 Motion: by Pope/sRebak


  • Board of Review Saturday, July 15, from 10:45am-12:45pm in the meeting Room of the Town Hall/Historic Gymnasium
  • Transfer Station: Summer Hours, started May 3 are Saturdays, 9:00am to 1:00pm & Wednesdays, 5:00pm to 7:00pm.
  • Residential Hazardous, Prescription & Electronic Waste Collection, September 23rd, 2023, Great Lakes Visitors Center


  • Gym Users: PLEASE change into gym shoes prior to using the gym.  PLEASE put the equipment away after use.  There have been some mornings when the Town Officials have come in and found balls lying around on the floor or stage, and the pickle ball net has not been returned to its carrier.  There is no employee available to pick up after your use.  There is no fee for use of the gym.  You are responsible for picking up after your use.

Reports: (Please see Reports below this agenda for order of oral Reports).

BUSINESS: (NOTE: Public Comments specific to any agenda item will be taken prior to the particular agenda item, these will be limited to 3 minutes per speaker.  Following this, the discussion will be limited to Elected Officials, unless an Elected Official requests specific information from a member of the Public)

  • Government:
    • Discussion/Likely Action related to Public Hearing Date for: Proposed Town of Clover Comprehensive Plan for 2023- 2043 (Needs 30day Notice)
      • Date for Adoption by Board: (Hopefully can be at next Regularly Scheduled Board Meeting—August 9) (Plan Commission Resolution #20230627, Recommending Adoption of the Town of Clover 2023+2043 Comprehensive Plan)
      • By Consensus: Public meeting August 16 2023 at 7:00 pm
    • Discussion/Likely Action: related to Short Term Rental Initial Permit Requests:
      • & J. Schierman: 86650(?) Lenawee Road
      • Motion: by Rebak/sPope to approve STR for 86640 Lenawee Road. Carried unanimous
      • Downs: 89340 Bark Point Road Deferred
    • Discussion: regarding requirements/probable plan for virtual government meetings—Felt will do testing
    • Discussion: regarding implications for the Town related recent changes by the state, including Act 12 of the State with particular emphasis on Public Safety, Shared Revenues (Transportation Funding) & new Absentee Ballot Envelopes (Koles, Ruth & Carlson reports, WTA July Magazine)
    • Discussion/Possible Action related to the possibility of holding some of TOC money in a CD—Felt no longer needed
  • Public Works:
    • Discussion/Possible Action: related to Bark Point Road Repair from Hesse Road northeast to the west driveway of the Boman property Deferred
    • Discussion/Likely Action: related to Steele hiring Back Up General Maintenance Attendant after the applicant pool closes (likely July 24) and prior to the Regular August Board Meeting—Steele Board agreement to have Steele hire applicant.
    • Discussion/Possible Action: related to issues around driveway snow plowing by the Town—Felt Deferred until August meeting.
  • Education, Culture and Recreation:
    • Discussion/Likely Action related property owners of TOC obtaining water from Campground for personal use—Steele Deferred to August
    • Discussion/Possible Action related to discrepancy between STR and CG Quiet hours—Steele
    • Motion: by Pope/sSteele to change the campground quiet hours to 11 pm. 4 yes 1 no.  Carried


  • Future Agenda Items:
  • Crosswalk on Highway 13


  • Motion to Adjourn 8:21 pm


Minutes prepared by the Town Clerk.

Minutes are unofficial until approval by the Town of Clover Board.