REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
EAGLE HARBOR TOWNSHIP BOARD
September 9, 2002
CALL TO ORDER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Supervisor Douglas Sherk, at the Eagle Harbor Community Building in Eagle Harbor, called the regular meeting of the Eagle Harbor Township Board to order at 7:00 p.m. on September 9, 2002. Supervisor Sherk led the Pledge of Allegiance.
MEMBERS PRESENT: Supervisor Sherk, Clerk Olson, Treasurer Johnson, Trustees Ellis and Lantz
MEMBERS ABSENT: None
AGENDA APPROVAL AND ADDITIONS
Additions and changes to the agenda: to new business: Road Abandonment
MM/S Johnson/Ellis to accept the agenda as amended. 5 Ayes, 0 Nays - Agenda was approved.
CONSENT AGENDA APPROVAL
MM/S Johnson/Ellis to approve Consent Agenda.
5 Ayes, 0 Nays - Motion Carried
SUPERVISOR’S REMARKS AND CORRESPONDENCE:
BEACH COMMITTEE – Fred and Colleen Geis – No Report
CEMETERY COMMITTEE – Ginny Schubert –No Report
SEXTON COMMENTS –Mike Braman – No Report
COMMUNITY BUILDING– Nancy Clarkson –Corrections to Rummage Sale Report: A Check for $22.00 was donated after the August meeting. The bank count of the change was 9 cents short of the report. The final total proceeds from the rummage sale was $3054.11
Shades have been installed on windows in Community Building. Sound panels for ceiling should be finished by the end of September. Water will be shut off in Community Building in October.
FIRST RESPONDERS - All 1st Responders now have all of their equipment. The First Responders have had 4 calls since going on line last month.
HAZARD MITIGATION COMMITTEE – Kris Callog – There was a meeting last week. Work is continuing on identifying assets and hazards in our area. A meeting is planned with WUPPDR.
HEBARD PLAT COMMITTEE – Jeane Olson – No Report
LAND USE COMMITTEE – Barbara Been - Lori Hauswirth has finished the document and will be working with the Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday, Sept 18. Sensitive Shoreline Overlay applies to new development in those areas. Resort Service is being expanded and carefully defined. Historical Overlay is being reinstated. The document is available for review at WUPPDR.
911 COMMITTEE – Ginny Schubert- Reviewing addresses to make sure the owners names are current. Will have addresses available to residents by December.
PARK COMMITTEE – George Hite- No Report – there will be a meeting in the fall when George Hite is again available.
RECREATION COMMITTEE – Barb Sickler – The Benches have been installed-thanks to John Wakeman.
SOLID WASTE COMMITTEE – Bruce Olson – Windows in Building have been replaced or removed. We are looking at the option of a chain link fenced enclosure to store garbage in when the building is unavailable. It is recommended that we have another Junk Jettison day next year. This will be on the October Agenda. During power outages when compacter is down please hold off dumping your garbage until power is back on. The dump will remain open for dumping of brush. If it becomes necessary to store garbage in the solid waste building tarps should be spread on the floor to keep it clean.
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – Mike Radigan – Doug Sherk reported that the Township is assessing the need for a generator so the siren may go off for testing in the near future. It was noted that the Fire Department doesn’t really need the siren but it could be used for other disaster warning.
WATER COMMITTEE – John Wakeman – No report
WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR – Rick Finke – No Report
WELLHEAD PROTECTION – Rick Finke – No Report
ZONING VARIANCE REQUESTS- None
Eagle Harbor Township Clerk
- CERTIFICATION –
I, the undersigned, Jeane Olson, the duly qualified and elected Clerk for the Township of Eagle Harbor, Keweenaw County, Michigan, DO HEREBY CERTIFY that the foregoing is a true and complete copy of certain proceedings taken by the Township Board of said Township at a regular board meeting held on the 9th day of September, 2002.
Eagle Harbor Township Clerk