Village of Bear Lake
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
August 17, 2011
The Regular Meeting of the Bear Lake Village Council was called to order by President Glen Moore at 7:30 p.m. at the Bear Lake Village Hall.
Council Present: Alice Howe, Howard Higley, Don Hyrns, Jim Mlejnek, Glen Moore, Larry Mortenson, Michelle Mortenson, Donna Ronning, Ron Ronning, George Schafer
Absent: Carver Edwards
Guests: Barb Farfsing, Donna Simo, Larry & Sally Gibson, Sandra Simon, Char Myers, Megan Myers, Dot Haynes, Julie Griffis
Minutes: The July minutes were approved as presented.
Treasurer's Report: Motion by Ron seconded by Larry to accept the Treasurer's Report as read. Motion carried.
Building Fund 5,890.76
Equipment Fund 3,996.08
General Fund 21,554.64
Minor Street Fund 20,861.13
Major Street Fund 49,485.68
Park Fund 38,898.33
Water Fund 44,485.13
CD - Honor Bank 27,528.38
CD - Honor Bank 31,948.07
Huntington Bank 39,764.48
Motion by Don seconded by Jim to pay bills as presented. Motion carried.
Motion by Ron seconded by Jim to allow Autumn Glory Day to take place in Hopkins Park. Motion carried.
Motion by Don seconded by Larry to approve request partial payment for for the completed project with the exception of 5% retainage that will be held until final inspection is complete from Windemuller Electric in the amount of $20,677.10. Motion carried.
Motion by Ron seconded by Jim to approve request for partial payment forwork that has been completed to date on the storage tank including: compeltion of the new bolted steel water tank and testing from McCormick Sand in the amount of $17,323.51. Motion carried.
Motion by Ron seconded by Larry to approve Superior Energy as a bill to be paid upon receipt. Motion carried.
Motion by George seconded by Larry to include rv pumping for host in the campground. Motion carried.
Motion by Resolution by Don seconded by Ron to approve Consumers Energy's contract to change street lights from vapor to high pressure sodium at no cost to the Village. Motion carried.
Motion by George seconded by Don to search for a new campground host for Hopkins Park. Motion carried.
Motion by Jim seconded by George to purchase 3 fire rings. Motion carried.
Motion by Larry seconded by Don to have Thompson's remove limbs by the school, church and campground. Motion carried.
Discussions Held On: - Clerk checked with DEQ and the village insurance and much is needed to continue with a possible skate park. - Will advertise for new host by flyers posted around town. - New mechanism for clock is on the way. - Autumn Glory Day is set for October 8th.
Meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.
Respectfully Submitted, Michelle Mortenson, Clerk
Bills To Be Paid: Kent County Health Dept. $64.00; Thompson Tree Removal $320.00; Bear Lake Hardware $41.63; Ron Brown & Sons $94.53; Allied Waste $198.48; McBride Septic $1095.50; Superior Energy $20.50; Pleasanton Valley Greenhouse $40.00; Gear It Up $73.50; Larry Mortenson $100.00; Pioneer Press $62.00