ARVON TOWNSHIP ANNUAL/BUDGET MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 30, 2021
CALL TO ORDER: Supervisor Jay Fish called the March 30, 2021 Annual/Budget meeting to order that was held at the Skanee Fire Hall at 5:00 P.M.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Jay Fish-Supervisor, Krystal Larson-Treasurer, Lisa Marinich-Clerk, Robert Janda-Trustee/absent, Chris Wahmhoff-Trustee.
ROLL CALL: Taken at 5:00 p.m.
MARCH 30, 2020 MINUTES APPROVAL: Joanne Erickson motioned, seconded by Linnea Barron to approve the minutes of the March 30, 2020 meeting. All in favor, motion passed.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Chris Wahmhoff motioned, seconded by Joanne Erickson, to approve the Agenda. All in favor, motion passed.
SUPERVISOR’S TOWNSHIP UPDATE: Supervisor Fish introduced himself as the new Supervisor. He had no township updates due to him just being elected.
TOWNSHIP HALL MAINTENANCE: No hall maintenance was done this fiscal year.
DEPOSITORY: Joanne Erickson motioned, seconded by Chris Wahmhoff to stay with Superior National Bank and Baraga Co. Credit Union as the Township depositories. All in favor, motion passed.
SALARY APPROVAL: The Supervisor’s salary raise from $6,500.00 to $8,750.00, the Clerk salary to raise from $8,750.00 to $10,250.00 per year, the Treasurer’s salary to remain at $10,250.00 a year and the Trustees remain $100.00 per meeting. Joanne Erickson motioned, seconded by Chris Wahmhoff to approve the salaries. All in favor, motion passed.
DATES, TIMES, LOCATION OF REGULAR BOARD MEETINGS: The Regular monthly meetings are at 6:00 P.M. At the Skanee Fire Hall. Joanne Erickson motioned, seconded by Bette Gabe to leave it the same. All in favor, motion passed.
MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT RATES: Linnea Barron motioned, seconded by Joanne Erickson to approve the Federal Government rate per mile for reimbursement. All in favor, motion passed.
TOWN HALL/FIRE HALL RENTAL FEES AND AGREEMENTS: Joanne Erickson motioned, seconded by Chris Wahmhoff to leave the downstairs and upstairs of the Town Hall from to $150.00 each and leave the deposit fee for alcohol at $100.00. Rental of the Fire Hall remains $50.00 and a $100.00 deposit for alcohol. The Fire hall rental will be free to all Fire Dept. members. All in favor, motion passed.
CEMETERY LOT FEES: Joanne Erickson motioned to keep the cemetery lot fees to $400.00 for a full lot and a half lot $250.00 for the taxpayers of Arvon Township. All in favor, motion passed.
CEMETERY CLEAN UP: Joanne Erickson motioned, seconded by Bette Gabe to bid out the Skanee cemetery clean up again this year. All in favor, motion passed. Marinich will put an ad in paper for bids in the next weeks paper.
BOARD OF REVIEW/ZONING BOARD/ELECTION BOARD SALARIES: Board of Review wage is $15.00/hr. with paid lunch. The Election Chairperson’s wage remains at $15.50/hr. and the election workers wage remains at $15.00/hr., their paid lunches remains $10.00 each. The Zoning/Planning Board/Zoning Board of Appeals chairperson and secretary remain at $65.00 per meeting, and the Zoning Board members remain at $50.00 per meeting. Any training for the Board of Review, Zoning Boards or the Election Board will be paid $25.00 for a half day (up to 4 hours) and $50.00 for a full day (over 4 hours) plus mileage. Anderson request his Zoning Administrator be raised from $100.00 to$200.00 a month. With Anderson’s request, Joanne Erickson motioned, second by Bette Gabe to approve the wages and the increase for the Zoning Administrator and to leave the training as is. All in favor, motion passed.
ANNUAL MEETING ADJOURNMENT: Chris Wahmhoff motioned, seconded by Joanne Erickson to adjourn the Annual meeting at 5:35 P.M. All in favor, motion passed.
BUDGET MEETING: Supervisor Jay Fish called the 2020-2021/2021-2022 Budget meeting to order at 5:40 P.M. at the Township Fire Hall. After the board read through the revised budget, Marinich motioned, seconded by Wahmhoff to approve the revised budget of 2010-2021. All in favor, motion passed.
– After the board read through the Budget of 2021-2022, Wahmhoff motioned, seconded by Marinich to approve the 2021-2022 Budget. All in favor, motion passed.
TOWNSHIP BILL APPROVAL: Chris Wahmhoff motioned, seconded by Krystal Larson to approve paying the bills. All in favor, motion passed.
ADJOURNMENT: Marinich motioned, seconded by Larson to adjourn the Budget meeting at 6:00 P.M. All in favor, motion passed.
Lisa M. Marinich
Arvon Township Clerk