Ellsworth, Michigan 49729
Phone: 231-588-7411
Email: office@villageofellsworth.com

November 28



4:00 P.M.
Meeting Minutes
Meeting was called to order at 4:00 p.m. by Mary Faculak, Chairperson.

• Members Present: Campbell, Sundelius, Spearing, Palajac, Faculak, McCallum, Randall
• Members Absent: Swailes

Others Present: Pastor Chris Wallace

Approval of the Agenda:
Addendum to Draft Agenda: Add term appointments and 2023 DDA Meeting Dates for
Motion made by Sundelius and seconded by Campbell to approve the addendum.
A motion to approve the agenda was made by Campbell and seconded by McCallum.
Motion carried by unanimous consent.

Approval of the Minutes:
A motion to approve the minutes from the October 24, 2022 meeting was made by Sundelius
and seconded by Spearing.
Motion carried by unanimous consent.

Treasurer’s Report: (Spearing for McCallum) The current balance is $13,514.48. Charlevoix
Tent Company was paid $240. The amount of $5,236.71 was added by TIFF. Campbell
accepted the Financial report and Sundelius seconded.

Member Updates:
Waterman’s term is up and will not be reappointed. Palajac and Spearing agreed to a term of 4
more years.
Sundelius motioned to accept the term appointments and Campbell seconded.
A board seat is open for which Pastor Chris Wallace will submit to be appointed. Spearing
motioned this appointment and Sundelius seconded. Campbell will present these
appointments to the Village Council for approval. At which point he will submit new
appointment letters to the DDA Secretary along with an updated roster with new term dates.
Motions carried by unanimous consent.

Board Meeting Dates for 2023:
2023 meeting dates will be the last Monday of the month, with the exception of July and
December. Those two months there will be no meeting. The May meeting will be May 22nd in
order to stay clear of Memorial Day. November 27, 2023 will be our retreat date for next year.

Committee Reports:

Community Trunk or Treat Wrap Up: Spearing reported that it was a huge success. Faculak
suggested that the next one should start at 5:00 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. The Gold Nugget
was a no show to the event even though they were committed. There will be a second annual
Trunk or Treat.

A motion to adjourn at 4:30 p.m. was made by McCallum and seconded by Sundelius.

Motion carried by unanimous consent.
We continued the evening with a planning retreat with MSU Extension.

The next regular meeting will be held on January 30, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. at Banks Township Hall
located at 6520 Center St., Ellsworth 231-588-7411.
______________________________________________________ November 28, 2022
Submitted by: Marci Palajac, Secretary