Pelican Township
Approved Minutes of Board Meetings
OCTOBER 3, 2005

The regular meeting of the Pelican Town Board was called to order by chairman B. Galles. Present: Bruce Galles, Ted Rice, Bob Olson, Suzanne Goerges and Shirley Wallin.

Minutes of the Sept. meeting were reviewed, T. Rice made a motion to approve minutes, seconded by B. Olson, motion carried.

Treasurers report given: Opening Balance: $234,222.42, Receipts: $299.38, Disbursements: $24,082.99, Ending Balance: $210,438.81, Checkbook Balance: $263.45, Savings Balance: $110,175.36, CD Balance: $100,000.00, All funds Balance: $210,438.81.B. Olson made a motion to approve the Treasurers report, seconded by T. Rice, motion carried.

POLICE REPORT: Joe Garcia was present from the police dept. there were 62 calls in Sept., 1 break in, mainly traffic and speed violations.
Beach closed up right after Labor-Day Week-end. 

Bills to be paid were reviewed, T. Rice made a motion to pay all bills, seconded by B. Olson, motion carried.

CORRESPONENCE: received a letter from North Crow Wing First Responders asking for donations for further re-certification supplies, the board decided that we pay for things like this through the Fire Dept. contracts.
Recevied a letter from Crow Wing County Highway Dept. to re-certify the road mileage for our township by 11/15/05 to receive the gas tax funds, this is a yearly request. 

ROAD REPORT: T. Rice said he has a verbal bid so far on the 3/10 mile for bulldozing on Moore’s property.  T. Rice said that he contacted Anderson Brothers again about the Beaver Dam Rd. & the curves on Sunset Valley Rd. to be re-done before winter.

Sanitary Service District: District is now formed and they do have 1 grant for $500,000.00 & trying to get another $100,000.00 grant, these are matching funds grants. District planning is being put together between now & next spring.
Cable Commission: They are looking for a taping system for better professional taping of meeting to be publicized on TV, this will be a portable system & usable by others.

No Zoning request.

OLD BUSINESS: Treasurer brought along the new checks that we received from the bank, they no longer have void after 6 months, has the Treasurers address on it and signature lines not really enough lines for 3 signatures. She has already taken the first ones back to correct some things but still not happy with what they are giving us now. Board decided to let the Treasurer do what she felt is best, she will take them back again to get what we want.

No new Business.
No transfer of funds
Next meeting: November 21, 2005 7:30 PM

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

Respectfully Submitted,

Shirley Wallin, Clerk