August 22, 2005

 The Special Meeting for the Public Hearing on Ickes Road, held at the Baltimore Township Hall, was called to order at 7:00 P.M. after the group said the Pledge of Allegiance.

Members present:  Willcutt, Pashby, and Doug Peck.

Discussion was held with group on abandonment of Ickes Road.  Excerpts of letter from Mika, Meyers, Bennett, and Jones were shared with the group during the discussion.

Motion by Commissioner Willcutt seconded by Commissioner Pashby that the Board of County Road Commissioners of Barry County hereby determines and declares that it is in the best interest of the public to absolutely abandon and discontinue that part of Ickes Road in Section 12 of Baltimore Township beginning 1680′ East of Charlton Park road to 880′ North of Lawrence road. Said Abandonment will not be effective if the Baltimore Township Board or the Michigan Department of Natural Resources accepts said road under their jurisdiction within the next 60 days. After the 60 days said abandonment will become final upon the installation of gates on each end, construction of a turnaround on the south end and miscellaneous drainage and grading work along the segment to be abandoned and the completion of all necessary easements by all necessary parties.

     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt & Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried

Meeting adjourned at 8:10 P.M.

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Chairman                                                                      Secretary

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