Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Approved minutes to November Town Board Meeting

November 8,2010
The meetings were called to order at 7:30 P.M. by Chairman Marty McCluskey.
Present included Harold Emerson and Jeff Scallon Supervisors; Sheila Tafs, Treasurer;Tim McCluskey,Patrolman; and Eileen Eberle , Clerk .
The Proposed Budget Meeting was held with discussion of the budget.
The Public Hearing of the Budget was held and any concerns of the budget were raised and defined and accepted.
The Adoption of the 2011 Budget Meeting was held and a motion made by Harold Emerson to adopt the budget which was carried and the budget was adopted. These meetings were published and posted.
Each meeting was called to order and adjourned.
The Township of Bear Creek then held its regular monthly meeting Monday November 8th, 2010 at the Bear Creek Town Hall with the meeting called to order following the budget meetings , 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.
The fall general election was held November 2nd The meeting date was changed due to the election.
The fire-departments were paid in November for their full levy for 2010. 50% to Plain and 25% to the Town of Washington..
The December town board meeting was set for December 7, 2010.
Rural Mutual Insurance was paid their 2nd half of their premium for 2010.
There was a levy limit from the state on the amount raised for Town Budget. We are within the limit.
Population of Bear Creek is 591 with approximate number of those of voting age of 428.
Town and Country Sanitation recycling sheets are here for 2010 and will be sent out with the taxes..
There will be 2 Elections in 2011.
The dog collection check came and this amount paid to the treasurer.
The check came for the Veteran’s Grave at the Ward Cemetery and was given to the treasurer. This was created by President Abraham Lincoln.
The salt contract came and was signed for this winter season..
Shelly Scallon was paid for her work at the Ward Cemetery.
Clerk is putting together a newsletter for the residents and had board make sure addresses,etc. were all correct. Needs the web site on it yet. These will go out with the taxes.
The levies are coming for the schools and the county for the taxes for this year and the school levies were given to the board.
The Caucus was set for Tuesday January 4th ,2011 at 7:30 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall , followed by the monthly meeting.
Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board.
Motion was made at 9:05 P.M. by Sheila Tafs to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.
Recorded this 8th day of November , 2010 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle


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