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Township Board Meeting Minutes May 2022

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Township Board Meeting Minutes May 2022

May 2, 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 May 2, 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 April 4, 2022 minutes. All in favor, motion passed.
AGENDA APPROVAL: Janda motioned, seconded by Eliason to approve the agenda. All in favor, motion
passed.
PUBLIC COMMENT: Strohsheim let the board know that the Planning Commission is working on the Master Plan with McCarthy. He asked when it it done and approved, to put it on the townships website. She wouldals o like to have a file cabinet for all the planning commission’s paperwork.
-Haun asked about the conservancy people. Fish is going to try to get them to a board meeting.
-Lindert said that the Planning Commission would like to have a Baraga Co. platbook. Wahmhoff motioned, seconded by Janda to purchase them 2 platbooks. All in favor, motion passed.
OLD BUSINESS: Jay will set a date/meeting with the townships attorney Tinti to bring him all the paperwork that we have on the easement issue. This will be tabled until next months meeting.
-Fish called Scott Swanson about the chloride for our gravel roads. Swanson said not to waste our money. The road commission gets it from Skytta’s and it will be too expensive and a truck to come will be a big expense also.
-The farmers market will be tabled until next months meeting.
-K&N was the only bid for the replacement of windows at the town hall. The quote was $47,500.00. After
discussion, the board decided to leave the windows and put a bid out for siding and rot repair around
windows that need it. Wahmhoff motioned, seconded by Janda to bid out siding and repairs instead of
window replacement. All in favor, motion passed.
-There were no bids for tree removal. Look at the trees when the leaves come on and maybe tree trimming might be an option.
-One bid from Royal Lawn Care for the amount of $3,000.00 to clean up the Skanee cemetery. Wahmhoff
motioned, seconded by Eliason to approve Royal. All in favor, motion passed.
NEW BUSINESS:
JAMES FEDIE:
MAIL CALL:
TREASURER’S REPORT: Eliason gave the monthly Treasurer’s Report. General Fund-$359,773.69
Ambulance/EMT Fund-$26,287.32 Fire Fund-$275,464.72 Liquor Fund-$607.32, Road Fund-$113,162.11.
Marinich motioned, seconded by Janda to approve the Treasurer’s Report. All in favor, motion passed.
BILL APPROVAL: Eliason motioned, seconded by Janda to approve the bills. All in favor, motion passed.
NEXT MEETING DATE: The next meeting date will be June 6, 2022 at 6:00 P.M. at the Fire hall.
ADJOURN: Marinich motioned, seconded by Eliason to adjourn at 7:00 P.M. All in favor, motion passed.
Lisa M. Marinich/Arvon Township Clerk

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