Aug

17

Linden Road lighting product contract awarded

By Larry Eaton

Last Wednesday, the 12th of August 2012, the Board voted during the  BDA’s  monthly meeting  to award the product contract to Standard Electric based in Saginaw Michigan, in the amount of Read more »

Aug

7

How is the BDA Funded

By Larry Eaton

Today we had a special meeting for a bid opening for the light poles and fixtures for the Linden Road Lighting project.  It was a short meeting and we had one visitor from the Township who comes occasionally to see how we spend our appropriated funds.   After the meeting ended, I asked the gentleman if he had learned anything from the process he had witnessed and his comment was “More than I wanted to.”

As I thought about his response, I realized he was upset about how we were spending taxpayer dollars because the meeting went very well and without a hitch.   I reasoned that maybe he was of the opinion we were spending dollars that could be better spent on other things rather than on a new lighting project.  With this concern in mind, I felt I would attempt to explain how a BDA is designed to function and how we are funded, Read more »