MINUTES December 1, 2009 TOWN OF BEAR CREEK REGULAR MEETING
The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday December 1st, 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; 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 Jeff Scallon , 2nd, and carried.
Road work being done was discussed. Sand, salt,etc. ordered for the winter season.
New rules on structures are being put into place in Wisconsin.Marty to check and see if we need to put into effect and ordinance dealing with this situation. Possibly with General Engineering..Motion made by Harold to adopt the dwelling codes as it gets approved, 2nd, and carried.
The levies were all in the township for the schools and the taxes were at the county after Thanksgiving to be run.The clerk needs to complete the tax roll book, complete the Statement of Taxes before the 3rd Monday in December, and complete the levy report for the Department of Natural Resources so we get the In Lieu of Taxes money.
Smart Growth meetings are being held at the Town Hall monthly. They will meet in January.
The December town board meeting was held December 1st, 2009. The January meeting will be January 5,2010 at 8:00 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall.
Checks were paid to the board for the budget meetings in October and November.
The patrolman was given a Christmas bonus.
Pay for meetings is $35.00 per meeting. Chairman salary of $2,000.00 per year. Supervisor 1 and Building Inspector salary is $1,800.00. Supervisor 2 salary is $1,600.00 per year.
A sheet was completed on the school levies, news of upcoming events in the township and copies to go out with the taxes. Also the new recycling sheet for 2010. This was the Spring Newsletter and sent out with the taxes.
Motion was made by Harold Emerson , 2nd by Sheila Tafs to close the Township books as of December 31,2009 for 2009.
The tobacco selling permit papers need to be completed and sent to the state. Even if we have no permits out.
There is a need to transfer funds from the equipment account into the regular account and the treasurer to do this..
The Scott bill in the amount of $1,271.77 was paid.
Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board.
Motion was made at 9:17 P.M. by Sheila Tafs to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.
Recorded this 1st day of December , 2009 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle