March 9, 2010: Board of Supervisors Meeting
TOWN OF CRANE LAKE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ MEETING
March 9, 2010
The March 9, 2010 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting was called to order by Chairman Jerry Pohlman at 8:20PM 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: Tobacco License approval for Nelson’s Resort was added to New Business along with the Liquor License approvals.
Minutes – A motion was made by Jim, supported by Butch to approve the minutes of the 2/16/2010 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting. All voted in favor and the motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report – Terrie read the February Cash Balances and presented the bills as follows: Lutefisk Tech. – $85.00; CLVTB – $947.85 and Payroll – $667.24. A motion was made by Butch, supported by Jim, 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 the process was still continuing at a slow pace. Consultant David Schmidt has done a fine job working with the USFS to complete the exchange process. As a past employee of the USFS he is able to understand the process saving both time and money for the Township. Fryberger Buchanan is providing legal work for the exchange and requested written consent from the Township and the CL Sustainable Land Corporation for potential conflict of interest because of previous work provided for the Township. Written consent was sent to Fryberger, et al.
CLWSD Report – Rob Scott: Rob provided his report at the Annual Meeting.
Liquor License Renewals: A motion was made by Jim, supported by Butch to grant requests for renewal of 2010/2011 3.2 Percent Malt Liquor Licenses for Anderson Outfitters, Inc., Handberg’s Marine, Inc., Pine Point Lodge and Resort, Inc. and Scott’s of Crane Lake, Inc. All voted in favor and the motion carried. A motion was made by Jerry, supported by Butch to grant a request for renewal of 2010/2011 Combination On-Sale/Off-Sale and Sunday On-Sale Intoxicating Liquor Licenses to VHB, Inc. Butch and Jerry voted in favor, Jim abstained and the motion carried. A motion was made by Jim, supported by Butch knowing that he had a conflict as an owner of Nelson’s Resort, to grant a request for renewal of 2010Seasonal On-Sale/Sunday On-Sale Intoxicating Liquor Licenses and 2010/2011 3.2 Percent Malt Liquor License for Nelson’s Resort, Inc. Jim and Butch voted in favor, Jerry abstained and the motion carried.
Tobacco License Renewal: A motion was made by Jim, supported by Butch knowing that he had a conflict as an owner of Nelson’s Resort, to adopt Resolution No. 2010-02 approving the issuance of a tobacco products license for Nelson’s Resort, Inc. d/b/a Nelson’s Resort, Inc. for the year ending the 31st day of December 2010. Jim and Butch voted in favor, Jerry abstained and the motion carried.
April Short Course – Fortune Bay 4/2/10: A motion was made by Butch, supported by Jim, to approve expenses for those wishing to attend the April Short Course. All voted in favor and the motion carried.
Spring Clean-Up Day – Shirley Sanborn (April 24/25): Shirley is again willing to organize spring clean-up day. It was agreed that April 24th would be clean-up day with April 25th being designated as the rain date. Nelson’s will provide the bags this year and the garbage will go to the VTSI dumpster.
Voyageur Days – Ruth L. Carlson: Ruth and Cathy Erickson will again co-chair the event. Ruth thanked the Budget Committee for including $1,500 for the event. The first meeting will be held in April where a change of date will be discussed.
Town of Crane Lake Meeting Minutes – March 9, 2010
NEW BUSINESS (Cont.)
Cook Public Library and St. Louis County Fair Donation Requests: The Board declined to donate.
Other New Business: There was none.
Comments from Officers: Terrie thanked everyone for their reports and Bruce Beste for serving on the Budget Committee. All echoed Terrie’s comment.
Ruth L. Carlson stated that she was very proud of the Fire Department’s purchase of a new fire truck and suggested a celebration at Voyagaire Lodge upon truck arrival Friday afternoon.
Shirley Sanborn, the Township Representative to the Cook-Orr Hospital Board, provided copies of the 2009 Cook-Orr Healthcare District Annual Report.
Jeff Sanborn inquired about the culvert replacement process.
Next Meeting: Board of Supervisors’ Meeting, April 13, 2010 – 7:30PM, Fellowship Hall
Board of Appeals Meeting, April 21, 2010 – 4PM, Fellowship Hall
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:45PM.
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.