EAGLE HARBOR TOWNSHIP
PUBLIC HEARING - AUGUST 26, 1998 7pm
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 7:00 pm by Supervisor, Jim Boggio
MEMBERS PRESENT: Jim Boggio, John Clarkson, Gerald Johnson
MEMBERS ABSENT: Donald Keith, Nancy Sherk
PURPOSE: Assessment Determination & Millage for Purchase of Firetruck
In Attendance: 39 (as counted on the sign-in sheet)
John Clarkson spoke and answered questions on the following statements:
- 1 3/4 mils suggested against SEV for period of 6 years
- Meeting with grantor of proposed grant scheduled for August 27, 1998
- Suggested Special Assessment District: all of Eagle Harbor Township
The following people spoke:
Gene Arntsen - had concerns about need of firetruck
Delbert White - will this new vehicle decrease individual personal insurance rates?
Laura Anderson - commented about decrease of insurance rating on a whole as a township
Jim Bloor - commented on insurance rating
Becky Markee - Will firehall hold both trucks?
Don Rupp - commented on insurance rating
Linda Pruner - updated equipment is needed to do the job
Gene Arntsen - do we respond to other communities in an emergency?
Cornellia Carlton - insurance for fire truck, cost?
Delbert White - other methods of financing researched, such as bonds?
Gene Arntsen - Question re: district to be taxed or is there another way of assessing only a
Delbert White - commended township board on process
Paul Freshwater - Agreed with Mr. White
Cornellia Carlton - Millage subject to annual review and what can we do to object if it
needs to be raised.
Total letters submitted: (3) all opposed
ADJOURNMENT: Motion by Johnson, supported by Clarkson, vote unanimous 7:40pm
John M. Clarkson, Clerk James Boggio, Supervisor