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May 11, 2010: Board of Supervisors Meeting




May 11, 2010


The May 11, 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, Jim Janssen and Jerry Pohlman, Treasurer Terrie Hoff and Clerk Jo Ann Pohlman.


Additions to the Agenda:  Fireworks contract was added to New Business.


Minutes – A motion was made by Jim, supported by Butch, to approve the minutes of the 4/13/2010 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting and the Board of Appeals Meetings of 4/21/10 and 5/3/10.  All voted in favor and the motion carried.


Treasurer’s Report – Terrie read the April Cash Balances and presented the bills as follows:  Cook News-Herald – $112.00; Jan Jackson – $6,300.00; Lutefisk Tech. – $29.90; CLVTB – $181.35; Premier Pyrotechnics – $2,500.00; and Payroll – $611.25.  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 was not present to report. Butch reported that the Land Exchange process continues.


CLWSD Report – Rob Scott:  Rob was not present to report.


Voyageur Days:  There was no report.




Assessment Service Contract:  A motion was made by Butch, supported by Jim, to approve the three year agreement for assessment service between Crane Lake Township and Jan Jackson ending on June 30, 2013 for $8,400.00 per year.  All voted in favor and the motion carried.  Jan will be asked for copies of any appeals sent to her by mail.


Request for Early Tax Distribution:  The Board did not see a need to receive an early tax distribution.


Fireworks Contract:  A motion was made by Jim, supported by Butch appointing Terrie Hoff as the authorized agent for the 4th of July celebration pyrotechnics.  All voted in favor and the motion carried.


Other New Business:  There was none.


Comments from Officers:  Jo Ann received information from Matt Hemmila of St. Louis County Road & Bridge that the Agreement between the County and the CLWSD will be circulated for signature in preparation for the culvert placement this fall.


PUBLIC COMMENTS:  There were none.


Next Meeting:    Board of Supervisors Meeting, June 8, 2010 – 7:30PM, Fellowship Hall


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:15PM.





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.