AUSABLE TWP. – AuSable Township Board of Trustees voted to accept the offer for the purchase of the former township hall at their June 17 meeting.
After reducing the list price from $99,000 to $69,900 at their June 3 meeting, the township board was given an offer of $45,000 from Oscoda resident Carlos Uriarte to transform the building into a residential building.
Prior to the vote, a closed session was held to accept the offer. The closed session was followed by an open meeting for further discussion and to vote on the offer. A motion to accept the offer was made by Trustee Ron Janis and was seconded by Clerk Kelly Graham receiving a unanimous vote of approval.
Other business included
• Consideration of Ordinance 118 – Vacant property registration and maintenance program. A motion to adopt the ordinance was made by Trustee Yvette Ramsdell and was seconded by Trustee Alanda Barnes receiving a unanimous vote of approval.
• Continued discussion on sewer rates and EMS services. Superintendent Leisa Sutton provided the board with rates of other communities and made a clear decision to continue doing business with Iosco County’s EMS services.
• Introduction of ordinance amendment 83 – an ordinance to amend municipal sewer service rates. A detailed story can be found in a future edition.