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2017 Meeting Schedule for Bath Charter Township Updated 2/28/2017

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Board of Review

The Bath Charter Township Board of Review (BOR) consists of three members and one alternate appointed by the Board of Trustees.

The BOR examines and reviews the assessment roll for the current year as prepared by the Supervisor/Assessor. The BOR adds property omitted from the assessment roll, and corrects errors in names, descriptions of property, and the assessment and valuation of property. The Board also hears taxpayer appeals, and endorses the completed assessment roll.

The Bath Charter Township Board of Review meets three times a year in March (2nd Monday by appointment only), July (Tuesday following the 3rd Monday) and December (Tuesday following the 2nd Monday). Each member of this group serves a two-year term. Members are recommended by the Township Supervisor and approved by the Board of Trustees.

Public notice is given for all meetings, which are held at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information on the Board of Review, please contact Beth Botke in the Township Assessing Department at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Board Members Term Expires
Jeff Seelye Chair 12/31/2018
John Findley Member 12/31/2018
Robert Leiby Member 12/31/2018
Herb Gibbs Alternate 12/31/2018

Jack Phillips

Township Supervisor

11/20/2020





Construction Board of Appeals

The Construction Board of Appeals consists of four members, qualified by experience and training, recommended by the Township Supervisor, and subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Board is responsible to hear appeals to decisions (including building permit denials) made by the Building Official and Construction Code variance requests.

Meetings are scheduled as needed and held at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Board Members Term Expires

VACANCY

Member


VACANCY

Member


Jim Wisner

Member

12/31/2018

Tyler Dawson Member 12/31/2018

Adam Falkowski

Member

12/31/2018

Bert Gale

Building Official



Downtown Development Authority

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) consists of the Supervisor and eight members recommended by the Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

Among other things, the purpose of DDA is to make plans for the development of an area of the Township generally from I-69 up Webster Road to the downtown. Its activities may be financed with tax increment financing.

Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact Township Planning Director Brian Shorkey at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Authority Members

Term Expires

Rick Curtis Chair 12/31/2020
Will White Vice-Chair 12/31/2017

Earl Watt

Member

12/31/2017

Audrey Barton

Member

12/31/2018

Jacob Dase

Member

12/31/2018

John Reich, Sr.

Member

12/31/2019

Jenn Wood Member 12/31/2019
Chris Stewart Member 12/31/2020

Jack Phillips

Township Supervisor

11/20/2020

Brian Shorkey

Planning Director



Election Commission

The Election Commission consists of the Clerk and two Trustees appointed by the Board of Trustees. The Commission meets as often as needed to administer all Township elections; although, it must meet at least once every election to appoint Election Inspectors.

Meetings are held at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact Township Clerk Kathleen McQueen at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Commission Members

Term Expires

Kathleen B. McQueen

Township Clerk & Chair

11/20/2020

Cindy Cronk

Township Trustee

11/20/2020

Allen Rosekrans

Township Trustee

11/20/2020





Farmers Market Board

The Farmers Market Board consists of seven members recommended by the Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

The Board advises the operation of the Farmers Market to promote healthy lifestyles, encourage entrepreneurship, support our local economy, and provide opportunities to celebrate, and market the talent, knowledge, and skills of farmers and artisans.

Meetings are held the 4th Monday of the month at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Board Members Term Expires
Mark SzymczakChair12/31/2019
Cathie Wood Secretary 12/31/2017
Dru MontriMember12/31/2017
Jason AlmerigiMember12/31/2018
Kristen Dunn Member 12/31/2018
Tresea Jackson Member 12/31/2019
Dan Stockwell BOT 11/20/2020
Stephanie Reuter Market Manager



Housing Commission

The Housing Commission consists of five members recommended by the Township Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

The Commission has the authority to own and oversee the management of the subsidized rental housing at Countryside Manor, as well as Section 8 housing in the community.

Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 14379 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Commission Members Term Expires
Harold "Buck" Kuisel Chair 12/31/2019

Jeffrey Kemm

Member

12/31/2017

John Madigan Member 12/31/2018
Chris Schultz Member 12/31/2018
Terrie Wood Member 12/31/2018
Ann Schoals Executive Director


Library Committee

The Library Committee consists of seven members recommended by the Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

The Committee advises the operation of the Library Center and recommends options for the Library Center’s continued operation in the future.

Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Bath Township Library Center, 14033 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Library Center at (517) 641-7111 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Committee Members Term Expires
Anita "Lynn" Bergen Chair 12/31/2019
Elizabeth Evans Secretary 12/31/2018
Paul Shaheen Member 12/31/2017
Marilyn Washington Member 12/31/2017

Linda Neely

Member

12/31/2018

David Wright

Member

12/31/2018

Dan Stockwell BOT 11/20/2020
Derek Barth Library Manager

Park Lake Advisory Board

The Park Lake Advisory Board consists of seven members recommended by the Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

The Board advises on the preservation of the natural habitat and integrity of Park Lake and the surrounding area for the improvement of environmental conditions, wildlife habitat, and recreational resources.

Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of the month and held at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Board Members Term Expires
Daniel Hayes Chair 12/31/2018
John Yurkon Vice-Chair 12/31/2017
Emi Fergus Secretary 12/31/2018

Ray Kotke

Member

12/31/2019

Don Parkey

Member

12/31/2019

Rick Price

Member

12/31/2018

Denise McCrimmon BOT 11/20/2020




Parks & Recreation Committee

The Parks & Recreation Committee consists of seven members recommended by the Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

The Committee advises the planning of the parks system (including the Park and Recreation Plan) and the operation of recreation programming.

Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of the month at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Committee Members Term Expires
VACANCY Member
Coh Rohen Member 12/31/2017

Jack Bails

Member

12/31/2018

Ray Kotke Member 12/31/2018
Daniel Derksen Member 12/31/2019
Dwight WashingtonMember12/31/2019
Denise McCrimmon BOT 11/20/2020
Rebecca Goodwin P&R Director




Planning Commission

The Planning Commission consists of seven members recommended by the Township Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

The basic function of the Planning Commission is to make and adopt a plan for the Township’s land use development. The Commission is required to review any plats or subdivisions and make recommendations prior to Board action. In addition to private land use, it should consider the general location of major streets, public utilities, location of public buildings, and similar matters pertinent to governmental service.

Meetings are scheduled the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month and held at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact Township Planning Director Brian Shorkey at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Commission Members Term Expires
Dan Kramer Chair 12/31/2017
Joe Benzie Vice Chair 12/31/2017
Raymond Severy Member 12/31/2018

Jason Almerigi

Member

12/31/2018

Michael Sullivan

Member

12/31/2018

John Reich, Sr. Member 12/31/2019
Al Rosekrans BOT 11/20/2020
Brian Shorkey Planning Director




Police & Fire Board

The Police & Fire Board consists of seven members recommended by the Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a four-year term.

The Board advises the operation of the Police Department and Fire Department.

Meetings are scheduled the 2nd Wednesday of the month and held at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Board Members Term Expires
Mike Creed Chair 12/31/2019
Brian Jeffs Secretary 12/31/2019
Ben Barker Member 12/31/2018
Gary Conley Member 12/31/2018
Monty Small Member 12/31/2018
Dean Sweet, Jr. Member 12/31/2019
Al Rosekrans BOT 11/20/2020
Scott Rose Police Chief
Dan Oberst Fire Chief




Public Art Committee

The Bath Township Board of Trustees recently approved an public art policy to provide additional opportunities for creating attractive public spaces to be used and enjoyed by Township residents, workers, and visitors. The Committee will be comprised of up to five members reflecting a diverse cross-section of the community such as business owners, artists, people with professional expertise in an appropriate area (such as architects, landscape architects, engineers, urban designers, etc.), citizens, associations, etc., one Township Staff person, and one Board of Trustees member.

To find out more, or to apply for the Public Art Committee, please use the following links: Public Art Policy as passed by the Board of Trustees on 10/5/2015.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Committee Members

Term Expires

Melissa Eggleston

Chair

12/31/2019

Donna Clingersmith Member 12/31/2019

Pamela Timmons

Member

12/31/2018

Matt Wendling

Member

12/31/2019

Theresa Kidd

Member

12/31/2018

TBD

BOT

11/20/2020

Dan Wietecha

Township Superintendent

12/31/2018


Roads Committee

The Roads Committee consists of seven members recommended by the Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

The Committee advises the financing and maintenance of local streets in coordination with the Clinton County Road Commission.

Meetings are scheduled as needed and held at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Committee Members
Term Expires
George Baker Chair 12/31/2017
Tom Hardenbergh Member 12/31/2017
John Risch Member 12/31/2017

Mike DeRosia

Member

12/31/2018

Bob Leiby

Member

12/31/2018

Brian Slater Member 12/31/2018
Cindy Cronk BOT 11/20/2020
Dan Wietecha Superintendent




Senior Services Advisory Committee

The Senior Services Advisory Committee consists of nine members recommended by the Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

The Committee advises the operation of the Senior Center and considers programs and facilities which promote the physical, social, and emotional well-being of our senior citizens.

Meetings are scheduled the 3rd Wednesday of the month and are held at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Committee Members

Term Expires

Marlene King

Chair

12/31/2017

Judy Gardi

Vice-Chair

12/31/2019

Debbie Stoddard

Secretary

12/31/2019

Helen Murphy

Member

12/31/2019

Phyllis "Joy" Lott

Member

12/31/2017

Dennis Lardie

Member

12/31/2018

Ron Whittaker Member 12/31/2018
VACANCY Member

Cindy Cronk

BOT

11/20/2020







Sewer Board of Appeals

The Sewer Board of Appeals consists of five members recommended by the Supervisor, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

The Board considers appeals regarding deadlines for connecting to the sewer system and equivalent unit factors. Considers deferral of connection fees for hardship applications, industrial cost recovery charges, and contractor license revocation.

Meetings are scheduled as needed and held at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Board Members Term Expires

Adam Falkowski

Chair

12/31/2017

Rick Curtis

Member

12/31/2019

Earl Watt

Member

12/31/2017

Brian Slater

Member

12/31/2018

Dan Stockwell BOT 11/20/2020


Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals, ZBA, consists of five members and two alternates appointed by the Board of Trustees. Each member serves a three-year term.

The ZBA must hear appeals from decisions by the Zoning Administrator, and may grant variances from the strict letter of the Zoning Ordinance if practical difficulty or unnecessary hardship would result in conforming with the Ordinance, provided the spirit of the Ordinance is observed, public safety is secured, and substantial justice is done. The ZBA cannot rezone property, grant use variances or special use permits, or amend the Zoning Ordinance.

Meetings are scheduled the 3rd Tuesday of the month and held at the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808.

For more information, please contact the Township Offices at (517) 641-6728 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Board Members

Term Expires

Paul Shaheen

Chair

12/31/2017

Daryl Kesler Member 12/31/2019

William Selanders

Member

12/31/2017

Bob Taylor

Alternate

12/31/2017

Rob Hurand

Alternate

12/31/2018

Dan Kramer

Planning Commission

12/31/2017

Cindy Cronk

BOT

11/20/2020

Last Updated on 23 March 2017