- All 17 precincts are involved in the election.
- Under the revised law, Receiving Boards are to be established by the Election Commission and the resolution can be for all future elections. This was done at the April 14, 2014 Election Commission meeting.
#140414-05 – Resolution Establishing Receiving Boards for all Future Elections Held in Georgetown Township
Whereas, the Township Clerk is responsible for conducting elections in Georgetown Township; and
Whereas, MCL168.679(a) provides the Election Commission of a Township shall, by resolution, provide that at an election at which the ballots are counted and certified at the precinct, 1 or more additional boards of election inspectors be appointed to serve as Receiving Boards; and
Whereas, the Georgetown Township Receiving Boards are responsible for the duties as outlined in Section 168.697(a) of the Michigan Election Law (Article 116 of 1954); and
Whereas, the Board of Election Commissioners shall appoint two or more election inspectors with an equal number from each major political party to the Receiving Boards prior to each election;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED:
The Election Commission authorizes the establishment of Receiving Boards and the appointment of two or more election inspectors, with an equal number from each major political party, for all future elections beginning with the May 6, 2014 election.
Moved by Chad Tuttle, seconded by Ron Villerius, to adopt the Resolution authorizing the formation of Receiving Boards for Elections held in Georgetown Township.
Yeas: Richard VanderKlok, Chad Tuttle, Ron Villerius
MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY AND RESOLUTION DECLARED ADOPTED.
c. With motion #180409, the Election Commission established Absent Voter Counting Boards for all elections in 2018.
#180409-03 – Establish Absent Voter (AV) Counting Board for all Elections in 2018: May 8, 2018, August 7, 2018 and November 6, 2018.
Moved by Richard VanderKlok, seconded by Becky Steele, to approve establishing Absent Voter (AV) Counting Boards for all Elections in 2018: May 8, 2018, August 7, 2018 and November 6, 2018.
MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
With motion #180409, the Election Commission established new pay rates for election workers.
#180409-06 – Pay Rates
Moved by Richard VanderKlok, seconded by Becky Steele, to approve the pay rates as follows:
- $35.00 (stay the same) per whole session for the “Hands-On” training session for the electronic poll book and no mileage reimbursement;
- $25.00 (stay the same) per the whole session for the “Hands-On” training classes (all others except the e-poll book training) and no mileage reimbursement;
- $190 (increase of $10.00 from $180.00) for election inspectors on Election Day (all day);
- $210 (increase of $10.00 from $200.00) for the co-chairs at each precinct (all day);
- $230 (increase of $10.00 from $220.00) for the chairperson at each precinct (all day):
- $25.00 (stay the same) additional each for the one Democrat and one Republican from each precinct who brings the materials to the Township Office and presents the materials to a Receiving Board;
- $80.00 (stay the same) for each Receiving Board member (other than a Township employee who is paid their wage or overtime if warranted).
MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.