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Township Board Meeting Minutes March 2022

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Township Board Meeting Minutes March 2022

MARCH 7, 2022 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 March 7, 2022.

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS PRESENT: Jay Fish-Supervisor, Krystal Eliason-Treasurer, Lisa Marinich-Clerk, Robert Janda-Trustee , Chris Walmhoff-Trustee.

MINUTES APPROVAL: Wahmhoff motioned, seconded by Janda to approve the February 7, 2022 minutes.  All in favor, motion passed.

AGENDA APPROVAL: Marinich motioned, seconded by Eliason to approve the agenda.   All in favor, motion passed.

PUBLIC COMMENT:  Linnea Barron requests Strohshcein and Lindert to take online training with The Michigan Association of Planning.  Training would be March 21st and 22nd.  The cost will be approximately $80.00.  Janda motioned, seconded by Eliason to approve the training and cost.  All in favor, motion passed.

-Rebecca Huttema was present at the meeting wondering if the township could have a farmers market.  Marinich will call Hannula Insurance to find out about any liability issues.  Sheriff Borgan will find out the details on how L’Anse Township permits their market.  Huttema also would like to see a lending library in Arvon Township.  This will be tabled until next months’ meeting.

OLD BUSINESS: Anderson briefly went through mapping with Fish on the land easement issue.  Fish is get with

Anderson more on this.  This will be tabled until next months’ meeting. 

NEW BUSINESS:                                                                                                                                                                 

JAMES FEDIE:   Fedie let the board know that the Board of Review will be meeting March 14th from 9-3 and March 16th from 3-9.

MAIL CALL:   Fish went to board of review training in Houghton.  At the meeting there was talk about townships getting hit with organizations buying land and paying no taxes.  Baraga County Supervisors would like to get a meeting set up with Jack Bergman to see how our townships could protect ourselves from this.  This will be tabled until more information from Fish. 

-Bill Menge contacted Fish about the township purchasing a senior citizen bus. 

TREASURER’S REPORT: Eliason gave the monthly Treasurer’s Report.  General Fund-$337,955.79 Ambulance/EMT Fund-$20,782.24 Fire Fund-$260,408.97 Liquor Fund-$696.64, Road Fund-$94,801.40.  Marinich motioned, seconded by Janda 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 April 4, 2022 at 6:00 P.M. at the Fire hall.

ADJOURN: Wahmhoff motioned, seconded by Eliason to adjourn at 6:40 P.M.  All in favor, motion passed.

Lisa M. Marinich/Arvon Township Clerk

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