Village of Bear Lake
March 20, 2013
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: Carver Edwards, Alice Howe, Glen Moore, Ron Ronning, Don Hyrns, Melanie Ware, Jackie Johnson, Sandra Simon, Howard Higley.
Absent: Donna Ronning
Guests: Larry Gibson
Minutes: The February 2013 minutes were approved for the Regular Meeting.
Motion by Ron seconded by Carver to accept the Treasurer’s Report as read. Motion carried.
Building Fund 0
Equipment Fund 3,899.69
General Fund 61,818.18
Minor Street Fund 17,016.96
Major Street Fund 45,518.78
Park Fund 24,833.06
Water Fund 34,398.99
CD - Honor Bank 27,860.10
CD - Honor Bank 32,369.35
Huntington Bank 31,797.85
Motion by Sandra seconded by Don to pay bills as presented. Motion carried.
Motion by Ron seconded by Jackie to Support and approve the request from the Bear Lake Townships Fire Department to increase the mileage for fire department equipment. Motion carried.
Motion by Carver and seconded by Don to approve the 2013-2014 Village Budget with minor changes made. Motion carried.
Motion by Ron and seconded by Carver to Increase the water fee for turn on and turn offs from November 1-May 1 to $60.00 to turn water off and $40.00 to turn water back on if done within 48hrs. If the water turn on and off is done within 1 trip residents will only be charged once. Motion carried.
Motion by: Sandra seconded by Jackie for the Charter Franchise fees to be direct deposited. Motion carried.
Motion by Ron seconded by Sandra to renew the Domain Registry of America (bearlakemichigan.org) for 5 years @$120.00. Motion carried.
Motion by Sandra seconded by Ron to pursue the 2 to 3 Village residents to be on a joint Planning Committee between the Village of Bear Lake and the Township of Bear Lake. Motion carried.
Discussions Held On:
-Donna and Ron Ronning will be filling in as Park Hosts for the 2013 season.
-The parking lot lightis on at the church building and should be disconnected..
Meeting adjourned at 8:25 p.m.
Melanie Ware, Clerk
Bills To Be Paid:
Bear Lake Hardware – Ice melt $318.00
Auto Value – miscellaneous $40.26
Staples – Ink. $61.96
McLeod’s Sales and Service – band clamp/labor/repair exhaust $109.14
American Water Works – renewal for Howard $70.00
Kent County Health Department – Feb. samples $ 64.00
Elmers- Waterline break on US31 $5,806.32
McBride Septic – water on off/backhoe labor for US31 waterline break $1,192.50
Manistee Road Commission- Sand mix for Elmers fixing leak on US 31 $347.40
Domain Registery of America- registration of bearlakemichigan.org $120.00