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Novber 10, 2004
The Regular Meeting of the Bear Lake Village Council was called to order by President Glen Moore at 7:33 p.m. at the Bear Lake Village Hall.
Council Present: Vern Best, Connie Guerne, Ricke Guerne, Howard Higley, Don Hyrns, Michelle Mortenson, Carol Urbanus and Glen Moore.
Absent: Jeff harthun
Guests: Carver Edwards, Ray Franz, Bill Howe, Dave Long and Gary McBride
Minutes: The October minutes were approved as presented.
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2003 Drinking Water
Treasurer’s Report: Motion by Ron seconded by Don to accept the Treasurer’s Report as read. Motion carried.
Current Fund Balances
Bills: Motion by Carol seconded by Ron to pay the bills as presented. Motion carried.
|Major Street Fund
||Local Street Fund
|Water CD at National City 55,000.00
Park CD at National City 30,000.00
Building CD at National City 50,000.00
Guest: Ray Franz gave an overview of the preliminary Onekama Hydrology study, including the monitoring of well contaminates and how it may or may not affect the Bear Lake area.
Correspondence: A letter will be sent to a Village resident requesting their yard sale items from August 17th, 2004 be cleaned up.
New Business: Motion by Ron seconded by Don to provide installation of lights and power at the "Bear" site. Motion carried.
Christmas: Motion by Ron seconded by Carol to submit Christmas in Bear Lake information to our website. Motion carried.
Campground: Motion by Carol seconded by Ron to have McBride Septic Systems replace entire water line in the campground, extending it to the west end of the park. Motion carried.
Water: Motion by Ron seconded by Ricke to pay $505.00 to Corrpro Waterworks for Reservoir Cathodic Protection. Motion carried.
Discussions Held On:
- Hammerstrom Election Consolidation Law was discussed with no action taken resulting in the Village conforming to the new Law
with the next Village Election taking place in November of 2006.
- A new website Policy will be presented at the next meeting.
- Gravel will be laid down in the alley behind Napa.
- The frequent removal of piled up leaves and snow by the fire hydrants to ensure easy access.
- Purchase of a new tractor battery.
- Inquiry was made about possibly opening a new video store in the old library.
Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.
Michelle Mortenson, Clerk
Bills paid for October:
Blarney Castle, $391.99; DEQ, $441.67; Gosling Czubak, $2,000.00; Jackpine, $32.99; Kent County Health Dept, $48.00; McBride Septic Systems, $1,340.75; Pioneer Group, $14.10; Ron Brown & Sons, $1,747.00; Shoreline Waste, $42.00; Thompson's Tree & Stump Removal, $130.00 and Wayne Manufactoring, $266.00