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January 12, 2005
Administered Oath of Office to New Council Member Robert Howe.
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: Connie Guerne, Ricke Guerne, Howard Higley, Robert Howe, Don Hyrns, Michelle Mortenson, Ron Ronning, Carol Urbanus and Glen Moore.
Absent: Vern Best
Guests: Carver Edwards, Dave Long.
Minutes: The December minutes were approved as presented.
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2003 Drinking Water
Treasurer’s Report: Motion by Carol seconded by Ron to accept the Treasurer's Report as read. Motion carried.
Current Fund Balances
Amend Budget: Motion by Ron seconded by Don to amend the budget to up Minor Street Repairs and Maintenance by $1,500.00. Motion carried.
|Major Street Fund
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Bills: Motion by Ricke seconded by Ron to pay the bills as presented. Motion carried.
Campground: Carol reported that the 2004 season brought in the following amounts: Campground Fees, $25,404.80; Shower Money, $196.00; Dump Station, $30.00; and Pop Can Returns, $41.50.
Motion by Ron seconded by Don to require a 2-night weekend stay during the month of July and on all Holiday weekends. Motion carried.
Correspondence: Motion by Ron seconded by Ricke to send a letter to a resident on Wise Street regarding their parked car in the roadway and a reminder not to bury the hydrant located near their home with snow. Motion carried.
Received a letter from Craig Wiley and requesting some history of a Mr. Andrews. Referred them to the Keddie-Norconk Memorial Library.
Equipment: Motion by Ron seconded by Carol to purchase four Christmas decorations brackets from Wayne Manufacturing. Motion carried.
Website: Clarified Carol Urbanus's new position as Website Liaison between the Council members and the website designer.
Council Members: Motion by Ron seconded by Ricke to purchase six styrofoam flotation inserts from Bear Lake Ace Hardware at a price of $85 each. Motion carried. Council member volunteers will insert the foam into the dock in the spring.
Discussions Held On:
- Keeping the downtown area's sidewalks free of snow. No solution was found at this time.
- A Wellhead Protection Meeting was set for February 9th at 7:00 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.
Bills paid for November:
Ace Hardware, $221.67; Haviland Products; $262.00; Hyde Equipment, 688.60; Jackpine, $44.16; Kent County Health Dept, $48.00; McBride Septic Systems, $500.00; McLeod's Sales & Services, $93.73; Napa Auto Parts, $16.68; and TEAM Services, $2,266.00.