Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Approved Town Minutes for September 2009

Approved minutes for Town Board for September 2009

The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday September 8th, 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.
Road work being done was discussed..Sealcoating and asphalt work were discussed and being done..
The recycling grant application for 2010 is to be completed by the clerk and sent in before October 1,2009..These done on the computer as of 2009 and submitted directly to the state. The Town receives confirmation of this being done.
The insurance audit was compiled, completed, and sent to the Rural Mutual
Insurance Company. We have to join Farm Bureau..
Clerk ordered the posting container for the front of the building and it is being shipped. Should be here this month.
The comprehensive Planning Ordinances for the Town go into effect as of this meeting. Motion to adopt the Chapter 10 Land Use Ordinances of the Township of August 4,2009 was made by Harold Emerson, 2nd , and carried.
Smart Growth meetings are being held at the Town Hall monthly. Ted Greenheck was present to inform the board of their activities and to verify postings and to see the ordinance rulings were correctly completed..On the October agenda is to be a survey map to be approved.
There is a possibility of getting back the funds of the flooding paid by Bear Creek. Chairman submitted these amounts to the county.
St. Patrick’s Church requested a license for beer at their Fall Festival September 20th and it was issued.
The October town board meeting was set for October 6, 2009.
Allen Peckham sent a bill for $1,662.50 for going over our new ordinances. Paid at this meeting.
The State Shared Revenue payment came.
The finalized taxation report came after the August settlement.
The dog list to be completed by the treasuer and sent to the county.
The equalized values came for 2009 and the clerk ran copies for the board.
The 2010 budget will be started in October. A special budget meeting will need to be set.
The treasurer had a baby girl named Braelyn Renee on August 18th. The Town gave her some gifts for the new arrival.Congratulations to Sheila and Josh.
There will be a need to change the November meeting at the request of the Treasurer. Possibly the Clerk’s request , also.
Other checks written were Scott for patch $1,877.20 and Scott Sealcoating $36,663.49.
The Road Report for the state was being worked on by the chairman and sent to the state by the Chairman.
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 8th day of September , 2009 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle

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