Friday, September 4, 2009

Approved August Minutes of Town Board

Minutes to Regular Monthly Meeting of Bear Creek Township
August 4,2009
The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday August 4, 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 , 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.
The First Dollar Credit check came in the amount of $12,350.43 and had to be returned to the county for dispersment.
The State School Credit in the amount of $95,677.16 was received and credited to our account at Sauk County..
The Federal Insurance Audit needs to be completed with the IRS in Kansas .
Final values for assessment in Bear Creek is $ 57,134,300.00 for 2009.
Roads to be completed in 2009 were discussed. Board to meet and go over the roads to see what needs to be done.
Flowers were purchased for the hangers in front of the building.
Consumer’s Co-op’s signed contract back in township. .
The 2 ordinances of the land parcel and driveways will be enforced as of 30 days of approval at this town board meeting. Motion to approve these ordinances as presented was made by Harold Emerson, 2nd, and carried. Ted Greenheck, Smart Growth Chairman was present and presented these ordinances. Were available for review at 3 places in the township.
The September meeting was set for September 8, 2009. Was changed so there was 30 days time for review of new ordinances.
The recycling Grant for 2010 needs to be completed and sent in.
There will not be any Fall Elections. Elections for 2010 and dates are posted on our web page. Web site is
The phone number for the truck is 574-2452.
State Shared Revenue came in the amount of $1,595.54. We will get $9,041.37 in November.
Smart Growth meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Clerk posts meetings and requests they send a representative to the Town Board meeting so we keep abreast on their findings. This board met August 3rd for a public hearing of the ordinances.
The Federal Exemption for FS was signed and sent.
Ed Wittmann, former Township Chairman passed away and the town sent flowers and condolences to the family.. .
Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board.
Motion was made at 9:15 P.M. by Sheila Tafs to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.
Recorded this 4th day of August, 2009 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle

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