Township Board Meeting Minutes January 2023
JANUARY 9, 2023 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
CALL TO ORDER: Supervisor Jay Fish called the Regular Board meeting to order at 6:00 P.M. at the Arvon
Township fire hall on January 9, 2023.
ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS PRESENT: Jay Fish-Supervisor, Krystal Eliason-Treasurer, Lisa Marinich-Clerk, Robert Janda-Trustee , Chris Walmhoff-Trustee/absent.
MINUTES APPROVAL: Eliason motioned, seconded by Janda to approve the December 5, 2022 minutes. All in favor, motion passed.
AGENDA APPROVAL: Fish requests “Board of Review re-appoint” and “Annual Planning Commission report” under “New Business.” Marinich motioned, seconded by Janda to approve the agenda with the two additions. All in favor, motion passed.
OLD BUSINESS: Next time Tinti gets to L’Anse, he will go the the Register of Deeds and look into the land
easements. This will be tabled until next months meeting.
-Swanson will contact Marinich and Fish to explain the new Skanee cemetery mapping. This will be put back on the agenda when this is done.
NEW BUSINESS: After the recent house fires in Arvon township, the fire department is requesting more
hoses, knozzles,pants, tools, batteries, lighting and a sawzall. This would cost approximately $9,200.00.
Marinich motioned, second by Eliason to approve the purchases. All in favor, motion passed.
-The plannning commission would like to send out mailing surveys to all the residents in Arvon township.
They will find out more at their next meeting.
-Jerry Hollon has retired as the Sexton for Arvon township. Marinich will put an ad in the paper for the
-Janda motioned, seconded by Eliason to approve a ¼ page in the 2023 Baraga County platbook. The
cost is $480.00. All in favor, motion passed.
-Fedie let the board know that all the Board of Review members need to be reappointed and sworn in.
Eliason motioned, seconded by Janda to approve Robert Baxter, Joe Bollech and Jay Fish for
reappointment on the Board of Review. All in favor, motion passed. Marinich will swear them in before
their next meeting date.
-Nancy Strohshein presented the board with the Planning Commission’s annual report.
JAMES FEDIE: Fedie let the board know that the CPI is going to go up 5%, assessed value will also go up a
TREASURER’S REPORT: Eliason gave the monthly Treasurer’s Report. General Fund-$335,740.33
Ambulance/EMT Fund-$19,958.06 Fire Fund-$276,407.44 Liquor Fund-$562.66, Road Fund-$118,535.16.
Janda motioned, seconded by Marinich to approve the Treasurer’s Report. All in favor, motion passed.
BILL APPROVAL: Marinich motioned, seconded by Eliason to approve the bills. All in favor, motion passed.
NEXT MEETING DATE: The next meeting date will be February 6, 2023 at 6:00 P.M. at the Fire hall.
ADJOURN: Marinich motioned, seconded by Janda to adjourn at 6:45 P.M. All in favor, motion passed.
Lisa M. Marinich/Arvon Township Clerk