Sunday, May 5, 2013

Approved Minutes to March 2013 Town Board Meeting

MINUTES TO REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF TOWN OF BEAR CREEK . The Town Board of the Township of Bear Creek held its regular monthly meeting at the Bear Creek Town Hall Tuesday evening March 5, 2013 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 by Harold Emerson , seconded, and carried. Treasurer’s report was presented by the treasurer. Motion to approve as presented by Jeff Scallon , 2nd, and carried. The Form C State Report has been completed by the clerk and sent registered mail to the state. The Township Annual Report for 2012 has been completed by the clerk. These were run and sent to the residents in February. Treasurer ran the labels for these letters. The April 2nd General Election will need a 5 person election board. Clerk to put notice in the papers of the election and the testing of the equipment for election day.The testing will be Saturday March 30,2013 at 8:30 A.M. at the Town Hall.. The polls will be open from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. on election day. Sample ballots in township The Township changed its April meeting to Tuesday April 9, 2013 at 8:00 P.M. This because of the election on Tuesday. This needs to be published. The Township Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday April 16 th at 8:00 P.M. at the Bear Creek Town Hall. This needs to be published in the paper . The board needs to review the roads before the Annual Meeting , if the weather permits this. This will be set at the April meeting . The state housing report needs to be completed and was given to Harold, the building inspector for the township. . Fire Audit forms were completed by the clerk and the fire chiefs so we get the fire dues. Voter registration forms are here and we will continue to complete these at the Spring Elections. We have 3 trained by the state for the election processes, Phyllis , Judy, and Eileen to be Chief Inspectors. Will get Lucille and Ken trained also in the next 2 years..Clerk is trained but doesn’t work at the elections as a poll worker , only in emergency... The PILT monies came for the area schools and county and were distributed.. Renewal of the Quick Books Payroll Program needs to be ordered in April or May. The District Town’s Association meetings were held with Marty, Harold, Sheila , and Jeff attending. .The schools were paid for their February payment by February 20th.. The FICA is 6.2 for employees and 6.2 for employers at this time. A resolution needs to be put in place to extend next year for board members as the Annual Meeting date was changed by the legislature. Town to do this at Annual Meeting. The Recycling report for 2012 has to be completed online by the clerk and submitted to the state. A report had to be completed for overseas and military voters. The water testing program was very well accepted and 29 people used this service . The meeting of explaining the results will be Monday March 18th at Plain. Each board member took a turn at assisting the residents in getting the testing completed. The clerk represented the town at the meeting in Spring Green on February 28th to put together a day in May to show the strengths of the businesses in River Valley area. More on this later. Motion to adjourn the meeting was made at 8:40 P.M. by Jeff Scallon , 2nd by Harold , and carried. Chairman McCluskey adjourned the meeting. Recorded this 5th day of March 2013 by Clerk of Bear Creek Township Mrs. Lawrence (Eileen) Eberle

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