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Decem ber 14, 2010: Board of Supervisors Meeting




December 14, 2010


The December 14, 2010 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 Butch Eggen and Jerry Pohlman, Treasurer Terrie Hoff,  and Clerk Jo Ann Pohlman.





Additions to the Agenda:  There were none.


Minutes – A motion was made by Butch, supported by Jerry, to approve the minutes of the 11/9/2010 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.  All voted in favor and the motion carried.


Treasurer’s Report – Terrie read the November Cash Balances and presented the bills as follows:  Cook News Herald – $100.45; MAT Agency – $160.00; Lutefisk Tech. – $275.40; CL Chapel – $300.00; Postmaster – $44.00; CLWSD – $125.00; CLVFD – $24,550.00; CLVTB – $330.26 and Payroll – $501.01.  A motion was made by Butch, supported by Jerry, to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read and the payment of bills.  All 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: There was no report.


CLWSD Report – Rob Scott:  Rob provided a report via email.  Mr. Scott is in support of the re-appointment of Bill Congdon and Darrell Scott as Managers to the CLWSD Board.  All the force mains on the CSAH 24 Expansion project have been installed with the remaining work to be done in the spring.  All MPCA requirements for 2010 have been met by the District.  The District is financially sound with no changes to the rate schedule at this time.  A reminder that the tax levy for the CLWSD is part of four other taxes all combined under ‘Special Assessments’ on individual property tax statements.  The JPB comments include: Working to arrange a meeting with Congressman Craavak, getting a member of the IJC to attend monthly meetings, continuing to work WRDA II funding, and Ash River is in the initial stages of forming a sewer district.


Culvert Status:  The culvert completion will commence in the spring.




CLWSD Board Appointment:  A motion was made by Butch, supported by Jerry, to adopt Resolution No. 2010-04 electing William Congdon and Darrell Scott to the Board of Managers of the Crane Lake Water and Sanitary District for a term commencing January 1, 2011 and ending January 1, 2014.  All voted in favor and the motion carried.


Tobacco License Renewals:  A motion was made by Jerry, support by Butch, to adopt Resolution No: 2010-05 approving the issuance of a tobacco products license for VHB, Inc. d/b/a Voyagaire Lodge and Houseboats for the year ending the 31st day of December, 2011 and Resolution No. 2010-06 approving the issuance of a tobacco products license for Anderson Canoe Outfitters, Inc. d/b/a Anderson Canoe Outfitters, Inc. for the year ending the 31st day of December, 2011.  All voted in favor and the motion carried.


Fire Protection Contract:  A motion was made by Butch, supported by Jerry, to approve signature of the 2011 Fire Protection Services Agreement between the Crane Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. and the Town of Crane Lake.  All voted in favor and the motion carried.  The Agreement will be sent to the Fire Department for signature and return.


Oath of Office:  Terrie Hoff and Butch Eggen read and signed their Oaths of Office for terms beginning January 1, 2011.  Jim Janssen will read and sign his Oath prior to the January 2011 meeting.


Board of Supervisors’ Meeting Minutes – December 14, 2010



Other New Business:  There was none.

Comments from Officers:  Jo Ann stated that the County had assured her that the Federal PILT would arrive before the end of December.  Butch suggested that the Township should consider raising the amount paid to the Crane Lake Chapel for building use.


PUBLIC COMMENTS:  There were none.


Next Meeting:    Board of Supervisors & Reorganization Meeting, January 11, 2011 – 7:30PM, Fellowship Hall

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:35PM.






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.