April 10, 2012: Board of Supervisors Meeting
TOWN OF CRANE LAKE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ MEETING
April 10, 2012
The April 10, 2012 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairman Jim Janssen at 7:30PM at the Crane Lake Chapel Fellowship Hall with the Pledge of Allegiance recited by those in attendance including: Supervisors Butch Eggen and Jim Janssen, Treasurer Terrie Hoff and Clerk Jo Ann Pohlman.
Supervisor Jerry Pohlman was absent.
Additions to the Agenda: The Jacque Eggen Memorial Fund was added to New Business
Minutes – A motion was made by Butch, supported by Jim, to approve the minutes of the 3/13/2012 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting and the 3/16/2012 Special Board of Supervisors’ Meeting. All voted in favor and the motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report – Terrie read the March Cash Balances and presented the bills as follows: Cook News-Herald – $113.00; Lutefisk Tech. – $36.00; Arthur Eggen – $110.00; Jeff Sanborn – $50.00; Premier Pyrotechnics – $7,000.00; CLVTB – $931.79; IRS – $338.03 and Payroll – $607.83. A motion was made by Butch, supported by Jim, to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read and the payment of bills. All voted in favor and the motion carried.
The Clerk presented the correspondence. The correspondence was received as read and will be placed on file and acted upon as required.
Land Exchange/Community Property Project: Butch reported that the USFS office stated that everything is on track for the land exchange. Butch mentioned that the Corporation would need some money from the Township in May.
CLWSD Report: Rob Scott provided a written report to the Board.
- All standards were met at the treatment plant for the month of March. There are some ongoing electrical and pump issues that are being addressed. The District is considering a generator program offered by Lake Country Power as a cost saving option.
- Mike Monson, USDA-RD, attended the March board meeting to receive and discuss the CLWSD forecasted finance budget (2012-2015). Finance background was provided including sewer rate increases, expansion efforts, DNR potential purchase of Water’s Edge, and the current debt service schedule.
- A mediation date with RLK has been set for the week of June 11th and the board approved Rob Scott as the District representative at the mediation hearing.
- There was no March JPB meeting.
- S.E.H. is processing an application to the Technical Assistance Grant Program with the Public Facilities Authority as a potential funding source for engineering reports and environmental services for future expansion.
Assessor Status Report: MN Department of Revenue is currently reviewing the status of Jan’s work with a report due soon.
Proposed Full County Assessment System: There was nothing new to report.
Chip Cravaack Mobile Office Visit: The Town Hall Meeting sponsored by Chip Cravaack’s office has been set for April 28th, 3PM at the Fellowship Hall. All residents are invited to attend. Local newspaper representatives will be invited to attend. The Board discussed topics for presentation at the meeting.
Street Lights on Gold Coast Road: There was nothing to report.
DNR Public Water Access Proposal: There was nothing new to report.
Spring Clean-Up Day: Voyagaire volunteered to supply the bags for clean-up day scheduled for Wed., April 25th at 4:00PM.
Town of Crane Lake Board of Supervisors’ Meeting Minutes – April 10, 2012
Tobacco License Renewals: A motion was made by Jim, supported by Butch, to adopt Resolution No. 2012-04 approving the issuance of a tobacco products license for Scotts of Crane Lake d/b/a/ Scotts Seaplane Base, Store & Services for the year ending the 31st day of December 2012. All voted in favor and the motion carried. A motion was made by Jim, supported by Butch knowing that he had a conflict as an owner of Nelson’s Resort, to adopt Resolution No. 2012-03 approving the issuance of a tobacco products license for Nelson’s Resort, Inc. d/b/a Nelson’s Resort for the year ending the 31st day of December 2012. All voted in favor and the motion carried.
Jacque Eggen Memorial: The Board will consider options for discussion at the May meeting.
Other New Business: There was none.
Comments from Officers: There were none.
PUBLIC COMMENTS – There were none.
Next Meeting: Board of Appeal Meeting, April 18, 2012 – 2:00PM – Fellowship Hall
Town Hall Meeting sponsored by Chip Cravaack’s Office, April 28, 2012 – 3:00PM – Fellowship Hall
Board of Supervisors’ Meeting, May 8, 2012 – 7:30PM – Fellowship Hall
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00PM.
Jo Ann Pohlman, Clerk Jim Janssen, Vice-Chairman
This draft of the Crane Lake Township minutes has been posted solely for preliminary informational purposes. Minutes are unofficial and subject to change until they have been approved by the Crane Lake Board of Supervisors.