Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Approved Minutes to July 2012 Town Board Meeting for Bear Creek Township

MINUTES JULY 2012 TOWN OF BEAR CREEK REGULAR MEETING The Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting Thursday July 5th, 2012 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; Scott,Inc. rep., and Eileen Eberle, Clerk. Minutes to the last meeting were dispensed with on a motion by Harold Emerson due to the extreme heat . Motion to approve as presented 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..Culverts being put in and roadsides being mowed. . The Quarterly Reports are due at this time and to be completed in July by the Clerk.. The Town Board was paid at the July meeting. The Assessor and the Clerk have work on the town records at the county office from the Board of Review . When finished these will then be forwarded to the state. The Federal Insurance Audit has been completed for the IRS . . Drea’s Bar licenses were issued to Pat McCliskey and paid for the year 2012. 4 operator’s licenses. No cigarette license . The State Fire Dues are coming in July. These are now used for equipment . 90% to be paid to Plain and 10% to be paid to Town of Washington. Consumer’s Co-op sent contract on the amount of billings of propane for the winter season. Marty had the contract. Harold made the motion to approve the contract , 2nd and carried.The contract is in the amount of 2000 gallons. The August meeting was set for August 7, 2012 The Plain Fire Department issued a no fireworks on the 4th in Bear Creek due to the drought. Board of Review was held on Thursday June 7,2012 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. or adjournment. There were no concerns. . Chairman to published the letting of the road bids for 2012 and these were opened. sealcoating low bid was by Scott at $15,816.00 per mile. Asphalt low bid was Gasser’s at 104,620.00 per mile. Nachreiner Road was to be improved some during this summer.. 2nd half of the real estate taxes are due as of July 31,2012. The assessment following Board of Review is $56,910,500.00. Surveyor Ted Greenheck brought a driveway application to the board from Margaret Seymore and this was approved. Tim McCluskey has an air-conditioner the town can use for the hot weather. St. Patrick’s was issued a 1 day license for their festival. Were notified of a licensed bartender must be on duty all the time beer is sold. Bills were paid as presented and approved by the board. Motion was made at 9:08 P.M. by Sheila Tafs to adjourn the meeting, 2nd and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting. Recorded this 5th day of July, 2012 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen)Eberle We have been having record breaking heat conditions and severe drought, with the Governor issuing releasing of government lands and farmers allowed to get water from the streams, rivers, etc. A very different summer than usual.

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