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February 10, 2009: Minutes




February 10, 2009


The February 10, 2009 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting was called to order by Chairman Jerry Pohlman at 7:30PM at the Crane Lake Chapel Fellowship Hall with the following in attendance:  Supervisors Butch Eggen, Jim Janssen and Jerry Pohlman, Treasurer Terrie Hoff, Clerk Jo Ann Pohlman and 5 members of the community.


Additions to the Agenda:  There were none.


Minutes – A motion was made by Butch, supported by Jim, to approve the minutes of the 1/12/09 Board of Supervisors’ /Reorganization Meeting.  All voted in favor and the motion carried.


Treasurer’s Report – Terrie read the January Cash Balances and presented the bills as follows:  St. Louis County Assoc. of Townships – $394.97; Liberty Flag – $37.95; Vidmar Appraisals – $571.69; CLVTB – $877.12 and Payroll – $421.45.  A motion was made by Jim, supported by Butch, 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: Ruth L. Carlson reported that she expected forward movement in 2009 with the Land Exchange being completed in 2010.  There are 64 steps to complete the Land Exchange.  Ruth contacted a retired USFS Supervisor regarding interest in assisting in the process.  Ruth plans to meet with him next week.  Expenses for the exchange will be shared by the corporation with the Township’s share being one third.


Community Development Update:  There was no report.


Speed Hump Request-Gold Coast Road:  A revised draft agreement between the County and the Township for the speed humps was received from St. Louis County.  The Board discussed the draft and decided that it should be forwarded to the Township attorney, Bob Ruppe, for revision or approval.



Gloria Purdy’s letter of request to become a member of the Budget Committee was discussed.  The Board agreed that a letter should be written thanking her for her interest and explaining the need for budget committee members to be in Crane Lake in January to attend meetings.  A copy of the proposed budget/levy will be sent to Gloria.


Other New Business:  There was none.


Comments from Officers:  There were none.


PUBLIC COMMENTS:  There were none.


Next Meeting:    Annual Town Meeting, March 10, 2009 – 7:30PM, Fellowship Hall

Board of Supervisors’ Meeting, March 17, 2009 – 7:30PM, Fellowship Hall



There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00PM.




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.