The Brownstown Township Board met on Monday, July 31, 2017 at the Trustee’s office.  Members present at the meeting were Bev Dewitt, Jack Gillespie, Angela Blann, and Jennifer Isaacs.  Meeting was called to order by Jack Gillespie.  Jennifer Isaacs read the minutes from the June 21st meeting and they were approved.

Old Business:  Work is beginning by Graveyard Groomers on Miller Cemetery for a $5,000 project and to follow with work on Burrell Cemetery.  Jack is getting bids for the Old Town Cemetery from Helen Wildermuth of Stonehugger Cemetery Restoration, Inc. Nashville, IN.

New Business:  Angela Blann was welcomed as new Township Board Member.

Jennifer read the 2018 budget with recommendations made and the board agreed to increase the Recreation budget from $10,000 to $20,000 and to increase the Cemetery budget from $20,000 to $25,000.

Jack discussed the new Obesity Project in Jackson County and possible future endeavors.

Meeting was adjourned.  The next meeting will be in September.