The Township of Bear Creek held its Annual Township Meeting Tuesday evening April 14,2009 at the Bear Creek Town Hall with the meeting called to order at 8:00 P.M. by Chairman Marty McCluskey.
Present included : Harold Emerson , Dale Nachreiner ,Supervisors; Sheila Tafs, Treasurer; Tim McCluskey, Patrolman; Jeff Scallon , newly elected Supervisor; Jane Furchgott,Ted Greenheck, Gasser Company Representative, Bob Tennant, and Eileen Eberle, Clerk.
The Board was sworn into their respective offices by the Clerk Marty swore in the Clerk.. Each signed the certificate for their respective offices.
Harold Emerson nominated Marty McCluskey to Chair the meeting. This carried and Marty Chaired the meeting.
Roll call was taken.
The minutes of the last meeting were read by the Clerk.Motion to approve as read by Harold Emerson, 2nd, and carried.
The Annual Financial Report was scrutinized , and questions answered, and motion to approve as presented to board and residents by mailings was made by Jeff Scallon , seconded, and carried.
The Town Board and the Patrolman viewed the roads of the Township before this meeting to find the condition of each road. Bids were let in the paper and
Gassers had the low bid on the asphalt work for 2009 at $86.890.00 per mile.
Scott had the low bid on sealcoating at $12,641.00 per mile.
Bindl/Bauer had the bid on gravel at $6.60 per square yard.
Culverts were discussed and to be ordered.
Jane Furchgott was present concerning the brushing being done on the roads. She would like it to be less invasive to the property owners. The board is stressing Safety and clearance for good sight and less canopy so the roads clear faster in the winter.
Bob Tennant was present to change a driveway or easement to better his fields and farming. The board saw no objection to this and approved it and now it goes to the county.
Raymond Dederick’s survey map was here and given to the Smart Growth Committee to view and make a recommendation
The paper work was presented by Ted Greenheck on the purchase of some land adjoining the Town property from Kevin Heiser for $6000.00. This was approved and check number 7873 issued for this purchase. Town will reimburse Ted for the filing fees when we know the cost of the filing of these papers.
. Also checking into dates with the assessor for Open Book and Board of Review and seeing notices are published in the paper.The assessing won’t be done until later. The Board of Review will meet Tuesday June 2nd at 8:00 P.M. at the Town Hall and adjourn until a later date in July.
The 2010 Annual Meeting was set for Tuesday evening April 13 th .
Motion to adjourn at 9:40 P.M. was made by Sheila Tafs, 2nd, and carried.
Chairman McCluskey adjourned the 2009 Annual Town Meeting.
Recorded this 14th day of April 2009 by the Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs . Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle