April 8, 2008: Minutes
TOWN OF CRANE LAKE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ MEETING
April 8, 2008
The April 8, 2008 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting was called to order by Chairman Jerry Pohlman at 7:35PM at the Crane Lake Chapel Fellowship Hall with the Pledge of Allegiance recited by those in attendance including: Supervisors Jerry Pohlman and Jim Janssen, Treasurer Terrie Hoff, Clerk Jo Ann Pohlman, a reporter from the Voyageur Sentinel and 5 members of the community. Supervisor Butch Eggen was absent.
Additions to the Agenda: None
Minutes – A motion was made by Jim, supported by Jerry, to approve the minutes of the 3/18/08 Supervisors’ Meeting. Jim and Jerry voted in favor and the motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report – Terrie read the March Cash Balances and presented the bills as follows: IRS – $290.08; VTSI – $1,500.00, McCahill Publishing – $27.00; CLVTB – $1,148.54 and Payroll – $451.78 A motion was made by Jerry, supported by Jim, to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read and the payment of bills. Jerry and Jim 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: Ruth L. Carlson reported that she had hoped to have a recommendation for the land exchange by this meeting. There will be a meeting of the Committee with Nancy Larson, USFS, on April 18th. Maps will be provided at the meeting depicting which land parcels will be included in the exchange. A report is also expected from Mary Frances Skala of Fryberger, Buchanan outlining the financing procedure.
Community Development Update: There was no report.
Propane: There will be a report at the May meeting.
CLWSD Dialogue: There was no meeting of the Committee to report.
Assessment Service: Jo Ann collected data from other townships that contract with Vidmar Appraisal Services to see what assessment service actions they are taking for the Supervisors to review. The Board decided to table any action or decisions at this time.
Speed Bump Request-Gold Coast Road: Terrie Hoff plans to contact MnDOT. Jim reported that he had received the suggestion of a sidewalk on Gold Coast Road as an alternative consideration to speed bumps. The Board was reminded that C.J. Fernandez of the University of Minnesota Center for Changing Landscapes had included a sidewalk on Gold Coast Road as part of his design plan presented in June of 2006.
Community Celebration: Ruth L. Carlson reported that the Committee has been working on the activities for the 3-day event planned for Labor Day weekend, beginning on Friday, August 29th. Fliers will be sent to each place of business for distribution to their customers. The event is currently posted on the Township website.
Liquor License Renewals: A motion was made by Jim, supported by Jerry knowing that he has a conflict as an owner of Nelson’s Resort, to grant requests for renewal of 2008/2009 3.2 Percent Malt Liquor Licenses for Anderson Outfitters, Nelson’s Resort, and Scott’s of Crane Lake. Jim and Jerry voted in favor and the motion carried. A motion was made by Jerry, supported by Jim knowing that he has a conflict as an owner of VHB, to grant a request for renewal of 2008/2009 Combination On-Sale/Off-Sale and Sunday On-Sale Intoxicating Liquor License to VHB. Jerry and Jim voted in favor and the motion carried. A motion was made by Jim, supported by Jerry knowing that he has a conflict as an owner of Nelson’s Resort, to grant a request for renewal of 2008 Seasonal On-Sale/Sunday On-Sale Intoxicating Liquor License. Jim and Jerry voted in favor and the motion carried.
Town of Crane Lake Meeting Minutes – April 8, 2008
Tobacco License Renewals: A motion was made by Jim, supported by Jerry knowing that he has a conflict as an owner of Nelson’s Resort, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-01 issuing a tobacco products license for Nelson’s Resort, Inc. d/b/a/ Nelson’s Resort, Inc. and Resolution No. 2008-02 issuing a tobacco products license for Scott’s of Crane Lake d/b/a/ Scotts Seaplane Base, Store & Service, both for the year ending the 31st day of December 2008. Jim and Jerry voted in favor and the motion carried.
Spring Clean-Up Day: Spring Clean-Up Day was set for Sunday, April 27th at 2PM with Saturday, May 3rd as the ‘rain date’. Shirley Sanborn will be organizing the event and will post information throughout the community. Information will also be on the website and in the Crane Lake News of local papers.
Reorganization Meeting Date: Reorganization was again tabled until there is a full Board.
Other New Business: There was none.
Comments from Officers: There were none.
PUBLIC COMMENTS – There were none.
Next Meeting: Board of Supervisors’ Meeting, May 13, 2008 – 7:30PM, Fellowship Hall
Board of Appeals & Equalization, May 14, 2008 – 1PM, Fellowship Hall
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00PM.
Jo Ann Pohlman, Clerk Jerry Pohlman, 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.