Monday, January 10, 2011

Approved minutes to December 2010 meeting

The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday December 7th, 2010 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.
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.
The Caucus will be held Tuesday January 4th at 7:30 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall for placing names on the April ballot for board positions for the next 2 years.
The December town board meeting was held December 7th, 2010. The January meeting will be January 4,2011 at 8:00 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall.
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 2011. This was the Spring Newsletter and sent out with the taxes.
Lottery credit and First Dollar sheets were run for the board.
Motion was made by Jeff Scallons , 2nd to close the Township books as of December 31,2010 for 2010.
The tobacco selling permit papers were completed and sent to the state. Even if we have no permits out.
Scott bill in the amount of $98,494.00 was paid. Also the Capitol City bill of $446.23.
Clerk to have the W-2s ready by the next meeting . Also new binders for the board for 2011.
Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board.
Motion was made at 9:03 P.M. by Sheila Tafs to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting.
Recorded this 7th day of December , 2010 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township
Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle

Harold provided the group with music on the harmonica and a Holiday tree. Happy holidays to all.

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