December, 2011

 

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH

REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 12, 2011

BANKS TOWNSHIP HALL

7:00 PM

 

Present: Nickel, Stewart, Rasmussen, M. Drenth, Campbell Vollmer, Boss, M.B. Drenth.

Absent:   

Others:             Josh Louiselle Michelle Lemond, Dan Bean, William Loy, Jerry Ross

Meeting called to order by Campbell at 7:00 p.m.

 

1.  Motion Rasmussen/ Stewart to accept the November 2011 minutes as presented.  CARRIED.

 

PUBLIC RESPONSE:   Louiselle, Lemond, Loy and Ross were here in support of Brian Lemon who lost is business in a fire on December 10th on the corner of Main and Center St. in the Village of Ellsworth.

 

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS:

  a. Police:   N/A

  b. Streets –N/A

  c. DPW:  Gave information on gallon usage in fighting the fire (Ellsworth Auto) and thank full                                `to the Banks Township, East Jordan, Central Lake and 2 Dept. from Charlevoix for the                              great job they did.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

     a.  Finance Committee:  Budget meeting will be Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 7:00 pm

     b.  Planning Commission:  N/A

 

ACTION ITEMS:

2.   Motion by Rasmussen/Stewart to approve the Committees and Rosters for 2012-2013 as                          presented by the Village President. CARRIED   7-0 

 

DISCUSSION:

a. Shiver Fest will be 3rd weekend in February.

b. Ellebration and fire works will be July 7th 2012

c. Insulation of both Village garages is completed.

d. Ambulance service for the Village of Ellsworth (1/6) has gone from $800.00 to $1100.00 with                               the Township paying $5400.00.

e. John Hasting has retired as janitor of the Banks Township Hall and the Township has hired                                    Jerry Rasmussen to replace him.

f. Ordinance Administrator’s Pay

g. Market Master (Ellsworth Farmers Market)

h. Erin Nickel presented designs for (14) new street banners for the village at the cost of $524.00

i.  New Computer for the Village Office

 

7.  Motion by Vollmer/Boss to pay the bills. CARRIED   7-0

 

8.  Motion by Stewart/Vollmer to adjourn at 8:20 p.m.   CARRIED.

 

HELLEN ALLEN

VILLAGE CLERK

 

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