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July 12, 2005: Minutes



July 12, 2005


The July 12, 2005 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting was called to order by Chairman Jerry Pohlman at 7:33PM at the Groomer Garage with the Pledge of Allegiance recited by those in attendance including:  Supervisors Jerry Pohlman and Jim Janssen, Clerk Jo Ann Pohlman, Treasurer Butch Eggen, a reporter from the Voyageur Sentinel, and 3 members of the community.  Supervisor Mark Anderson was absent.


Additions to the Agenda:  None


Minutes:  A motion was made by Jim, supported by Jerry, to approve the minutes of the 6/14/2005 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.  Motion carried.


Treasurer’s Report:  Treasurer Butch read the Treasurer’s Report.  Butch then presented the bills as follows:  The Costin Group, Inc. – $127.64; IRS – $252.17; CL Volunteer Fire Dept. – $4,492.00; CL Volunteer Fire Dept. – $21,870.00; CLVTB – $2,208.75 and Payroll – $415.17.  A motion was made by Jim, supported by Jerry, to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read and the payment of bills.  Motion carried.


The Clerk presented the correspondence.  The correspondence was received as read and will be placed on file and acted upon as required.




Community Priority Projects Reports:

  • Communications/Cell Phones – Jim said there was no new report.
  • Land Exchange/Community Property Project & Trails/Beautification – Ruth L. Carlson discussed the Public Meeting time and date set at last month’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting with C. J. Fernandez of the University of Minnesota Center for Changing Landscapes They felt 7:30PM would be a better time for working people to be able to attend the preliminary design presentation and asked that the Board change the Public Meeting date and time to Monday, August 8 at 7:30PM at the Fellowship Hall.  The Board agreed.  A motion was made by Jerry, supported by Jim, to change the meeting date and time from Tuesday, August 9 at 6PM to Monday, August 8 at 7:30PM at the Fellowship Hall.  Motion carried.  Ruth will post the notice of the meeting.


Summer Short Course – Grand Rapids 7/28/05: Treasurer Butch and Clerk Jo Ann plan to attend the Summer Short Course.  The pre-registration forms will be faxed to the Minnesota Association of Townships by July 14th to qualify for the $35 per person rate.




Budget Committee Meeting Date & Time:  The Budget Committee Meeting was set for August 1st at 7:30PM at 7514 Rocky Road.



Comments from Officers:  Jo Ann stated that she had been looking for a Deputy Clerk without success.  Butch stated that there is a possibility for a Deputy Treasurer.


Public Comment:  None


Next Meeting:  Public Meeting, August 8, 2005 – 7:30PM – Fellowship Hall

Board of Supervisors’ Meeting, August 9, 2005  – 7:30PM – Fellowship Hall

Reconvened Annual Meeting, August 9, 2005 – 8:30PM – Fellowship Hall



There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:55PM.






Jo Ann Pohlman, Clerk                                               Jerry Pohlman, Chairman