MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 7:00 PM by Supervisor, Jim
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
MEMBERS PRESENT: Jim Boggio, John Clarkson, Gerald
Johnson, Donald Keith
MEMBERS ABSENT: Trustee vacancy
MINUTES: September 8, 1997 'Special Meeting' reviewed. Motion to accept, Keith, supported by
Johnson, vote unanimous. September 8, 1997 regular meeting minutes: Public
comment regarding the Gratiot Lake street light motion was challenged. A letter was read
from those residents at Gratiot Lake not in favor of the light installation. Further discussion
on this subject will be discussed later in the meeting. Motion to accept minutes as they read,
Keith, supported by Johnson, vote unanimous.
TREASURER'S REPORT: Reviewed and accepted.
APPROVAL OF BILLS: Added a $29.00 bill from Eagle Harbor Inn and Clarkson to check the
bill from Michigan Dept. of Environmental Testing for accuracy before
paying. Motion to approve, Keith, supported by, Johnson,
SUPERVISOR'S REMARKS AND CORRESPONDENCE: Flu shots will be given Oct. 16, 1997 at
the Eagle Harbor Schoolhouse from 10 am - 12 noon in conjunction with
Keweenaw Memorial Hospital.
Volunteer Fire Department - Mike Radigan (Absent)
at St. Peter's by the Sea.
Water & Well-head Protection Committee - John
Cemetery Committee - John Pippenger (Absent)
Solid Waste Committee - Bruce Olsen (Nothing to report)
Bach during winter hours of Saturdays from 10 am
- 12 noon.
Beach Committee - Vacant
they performed over the past years.
Recreation Committee - Barb Sickler (Absent)
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$1,000.00 was allocated at a previous township meeting to meet these needs. Board will not
proceed until they have direction from the VFD.
Don Robinson, Academy Director, who turned it over to Jeff Coltas. Jeff was to talk to Mike
Radigan. The academy showed interest in the idea, but no other information has become available.
police protection instead of having the funds revert to the State of Michigan. It was suggested that
a contract be on file with the Sheriff's department similar to the contract that Copper Harbor has.
A draft contract will be reviewed by the board at the next meeting.
Eagle Harbor for use of personal bathing and cleaning of household items. Request to enforce action
in some manner to prevent this occurrence. The property involved is owned by Champion Land
Company. The concerned resident contacted the land company and they do not object to having a
sign placed on their property regarding the discontinuance of these actions. The board will not
become involved with this issue and the resident will proceed, working along with the land company
in this manner.
Letters were submitted from Bruce Wagner, Virginia Jamison, Jean Olson, and Nancy Sherk. A
letter of support and many verbal comments had been made supporting the applicants. A ballot was
given to the (4) board members to cast their recommendation. Mary Probst, resident and attendee,
and Don Keith were asked to count the votes and announce the appointment. The majority voted
Nancy Sherk as the Trustee to fill the vacancy until the next state election in 1998. Motioned by
Johnson, supported by Keith, vote unanimous. She
was sworn in and took a seat with the board.
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an alternate on the Board of Review. He accepted and was sworn in.
on October 14, 1997 to negotiate the possible erecting of a tower in the Fulton area of the county.
The board approves and supports such action and would like any interested parties to attend. Motion
to show support in this action, Clarkson, supported
by Johnson, vote unanimous.
ADJOURNMENT: 8:47 PM Motioned by Keith, supported
by Johnson, vote unanimous
John M. Clarkson, Clerk Jim Boggio, Supervisor