Approved Minutes of Board Meetings
JULY 11, 2005

The regular meeting of the Pelican Town Board was called to order by Chairman Bruce Galles.  Present: Bruce Galles, Ted Rice, Bob Olson, Suzanne Goerges and Shirley Wallin. Also present: John & Lilli Johnson.

John and Lilli Johnson shared about their bus trip to Winnipeg, Ontario,Canada sponsored by the Senior Federation of MN. to purchase prescription drugs. There are informational meetings at Senior Centers like Mission Possible at Mission Town Hall.  John also stated he hasnít heard anything more about Crow County purchasing the Shoenhost property.

Joe Garcia from the Breezy Point Police Dept. was present and gave his monthly report and also gave us a quarterly report for March, April and May report. Reported there has only been a couple incidences on Pelican Beach , otherwise things are going OK.  The basketball hoop situation on Beaver Dam Rd is now taken care of , but they would like a slow children playing sign put up on their road.  Brian Sandel will be helping Joe Garcia, part time, in patrolling our township.

Minutes of the June meeting were reviewed, B. Galles made a motion to approve minutes as presented, seconded by B. Olson, motion carried.

Treasurers report given: Opening Balance: $169,032.64, Receipts: $67,346.60, Disbursements: $2332.74, Balance: $234,046.50, Checkbook Balance: $246.40, Savings Balance: $133,800.10, CD Balance: $100,000.00, All Funds Balance: $234,046.50.  Treasurer rolled over CD,   2 - $25,000.00 CDís and 1 - $50,000.00 and received the same rate as 1 $100,000.00 CD.  B.Olson made a motion to approve Treasurers report seconded by T. Rice, motion carried.

Bills to be paid were presented, B. Olson made a motion to approve bills, seconded by T. Rice, motion carried.

ROAD REPORT: T. Rice reported that Landeckerís did the survey for Cullen Channel Lane and he is now waiting for the DNR to decide what they are going to do. We can put the bids out but canít do any work until we hear from the Corp of Engineers. T. Rice is still working on this.

Correspondences were read.

Committee Report:  Sanitary Service District Ėvoting July 12th for Service District. This project wonít get underway until 2006. District will be county wide.

Police Protection partial schedule was reviewed.

Zoning:  Received a zoning request from Sandra Kaplan & Don Hickman on Shelstad Lane asking for variances for setback from Lake, setback from right-of-way, lot size and sideyard setback.  We will send a letter that Township urges the board to proceed  with caution when granting the amount of variances as it will be setting a precedence for future requests.


NEW BUSINESS:   We received a petition from City of Breezy Point to rename Plant Road to Thrane Road, no objection from the board.    Clerk received a call from Dan Marrin about the township taking over Bay Pointe Road and wanted us to do some upgrading, clerk left him a telephone message that the owner is responsible to bring the road up to our specifications and present the road to township. Did let him know that we would be having a meeting on July 11th if he would like to attend and get more information.
 Next meeting date will be held Monday August 1, 2005 at 7:30 PM.

No transfer of funds.

T. Rice made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Olson, motion carried.

Respectfully Submitted,


Shirley Wallin, Clerk