Thursday, August 6, 2009

Approved minutes ofr July 2009

The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday July 7th, 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 and Jeff Scallon, Supervisors; Sheila Tafs, Treasurer; Tim McCluskey, Patrolman; Ted Greenheck, Bill Paulus ; Jewel and Associate; and Eileen Eberle, Clerk.
Minutes to the last meeting were read by the Clerk. Motion to approve as read was made by Harold Emerson , 2nd, and carried.
Treasurer’s report was given by the treasurer.Motion to approve as presented by
Harold Emerson , 2nd, and carried.
Road work being done was discussed..Culverts being put in and roadsides being mowed. Roads being prepared for sealcoating and asphalt laying..
The Quarterly Reports are due at this time and to be completed in July by the Clerk..
The Town Board was paid at the July meeting.
The Assessor and the Clerk have working on the town records at the county office for the Board of Review . When finished these will then be forwarded to the state.
The Federal Insurance Audit has been completed for the IRS in Kansas .
Lawrence Drea’s licenses were issued and paid for the year 2009. 2 operator’s licenses. No cigarette license .
The State Fire Dues are coming in July. These are now used for equipment . 90% to be paid to Plain and 10% to be paid to Town of Washington.
Flowers were purchased for the hangers in front of the building.
Consumer’s Co-op sent contract on the amount of billings of propane for the winter season. Marty had the contract. Was signed and returned in the amount of 2500 gallons. $3,372.50. With funds still available of $414.01 the avctual check issued was $2,958.49..
The August meeting was set for August 4, 2009
Bill Paulus was present concerning his assessment on his property. Was discussed and he is going to Open Book.
Jewel and Associates were present concerning the survey mapping of the Big Hollow Cemetery. This was approved following a motion to approve as presented by Harold Emerson, 2nd, and carried.
Notice came of Kenas and LeCount cutting timber in township from the forester.
Letter of complaint came on Jerry Acer living in a shed he built. Getting approval from county and his driveway was approved to the shed.
Board of Review to be held on Tuesday July 21,2009 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. or adjournment.
A holding tank at the town hall needed to be pumped.
Ted Greenheck was present to finalize the drafts of 2 ordinances on driveways and parcels. These are to be presented at a pubic hearing on August 3rd at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall. Ted to publish this and post the notices. Ted was paid for his work in completing the purchase of land by the township from Heisers.
The Chairman requested copies of improvement to road bills for filing for funds. Clerk to get these prepared and to the chairman.
2nd half of the real estate taxes are due as of July 31,2009.
Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board.
Motion was made at 10:15 P.M. by Jeff Scallon to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.
Recorded this 7th day of July, 2009 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle

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