Township of Addison
Board Meeting Synopsis
The Addison Township Board; its members are Supervisor Pearson, Clerk Bennett, Treasurer
Fisher, Trustee Brakefield, Trustee Gierak, Trustee Geibel, and Trustee Newby held a regular
meeting at the Township Office on August 15, 2022. The Township Offices are located at 1440
Rochester Rd., Leonard MI 48367. The following action was taken:
Approved the agenda.
Approved the consent agenda consisting of approval of the June 20, 2022 minutes, approval for June
and July 2022 bills, accept the resignation of Doug Lowe as Building Official, approve the additional
work/cost on the parking lot. 2022 resolution to adopt poverty exemption income guidelines and asset
test and resolution authorizing the Fire Department cost recovery fee schedule.
Held a public hearing and approved the resolution for adopting Ordinance 22-1 Cemetery.
Approved the revised park plan.
If you have questions, please contact Clerk Pauline Bennett @248.628.3317 ex 216. Copies of
the draft minutes are available for review or purchase at the Clerk’s Office during business
hours, located at 1440 Rochester Rd. Leonard, MI 48367. Approved minutes and the Board
packs are available for your viewing on the Township web site; www.addisontwp.org
Addison Township Clerk
Publish: August 24, 2022
ADDISON TOWNSHIP BOARD
Adoption of Ordinance 22-1 Chapter 14 Cemeteries
The Township Board at a regular scheduled meeting held on August 15, 2022 adopted Ordinance 22-1
governing the Township cemeteries. The following is a summary of the adopted Ordinance 22-1, Chapter
TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES Ordinance 22-1 Chapter 14 Cemeteries
AN ORDINANCE, that governs the Townships Cemeteries, burial spaces, and grounds.
SECTION 1. Definitions.
SECTION 2. Establishment of regulations.
SECTION 3. Cemetery Hours.
SECTION 4. Substance Abuse.
SECTION 5. Loitering; creating disturbance.
SECTION 6. Damaging or defacing monuments, structures or grounds.
SECTION 7 Sale of burial spaces.
SECTION 8. Markers or memorials.
SECTION 9. Interment regulations.
SECTION 10. Ground maintenance.
SECTION 11. Forfeiture of vacant cemetery lots or burial spaces.
SECTION 12. Repurchase of lots or burial spaces.
SECTION 13. Records.
SECTION 14. Columbarium Niches.
SECTION 15. Repealer.
SECTION 16. Effective date 30 days after publication.
Section 1-7 General penalty; continuing violations. This section of the Code of Ordiance remains in
A copy of the complete Ordinance 22-1 is available during regular business hours at the Clerk’s office for
review or purchase. Soon the Ordinance may be viewed on Township website addisontwp.org under
Township information, Code of Ordinances. For further information please contact the Township.
Pauline Bennett, Clerk- Addison Township 248.628.3317 ext 216
1440 Rochester Rd. Leonard, MI. 48367
Publish: August 24, 2022. Effective date of Ordinance: September 24, 2022