On the record – Farmington

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday

PRESENT: John Dale, Mike Davis and Dave Stephens


• Gave first reading to placing a 0.5-mill replacement cemetery levy on the November ballot that if passed will replace a 0.5-mill cemetery levy. Officials are trying to get the levy up to current valuation. Dale said final approval for placement on the ballot will be held next month at a meeting rescheduled to July 8 with a budget hearing at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting;

• Approved purchase of a $12,000 dust control machine that uses calcium chloride to reduce dust on the roads and make other improvements;

• Approved the county placing “No Engine Brake” signs on Girdle Road between Larson West and Clark Road;

• Announced tire dropoff will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 20 at the township garage.