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Inwood Township Meeting Minutes

For February 21, 2018 submitted on March 21, 2018


Pledge of allegiance was said

Meeting was called to order at 7 P.M. by Kelly Silkworth Supervisor.

Board members present:  Cindy Watchorn, Kelly Silkworth, Bryan Landis, Sara Roberts with Bonnie Elliot absent.

Accepted previous meeting minutes as presented by Clerk. Motion S. Roberts B. Landis  AIF M/C.

Accepted the financial report as presented by treasurer. Motion B. Landis Support C. Watchorn



Old Business

Cemetery Plots, Wage Scale, and Town Hall Rental Fees to be approved. Motion C. Watchorn Support S. Roberts AIF M/C


New Business

-Issues on Corner Lake Road up Highway 13. Alger County to make a deal with Federal Government on property. Residents have been having problems with certain loans due to their location on this road.


-Budget Report presented for March meeting. Balancing budget evening of February 21. Some money has to be moved in order to balance on the profit and loss. Motion S. Roberts Support C. Watchorn AIF M/C



-F.D. – Helped with a snow mobile accident. Had to close the road. Individual suffered from two broken legs. -Locks are working on the doors at the Fire Hall. -Bulbs are being replaced for the furnace light outside. Approx. $6,300 for old Sidetracks property. Up for discussion when Board receives paperwork.


-EMS – Three people have passed the EMT class. Waiting for their State Test to get scheduled.

- Cindy wanted to revisit wages. She currently gets paid $10 for AccuMed runs – asking to be increased to $15 per run sheet. Runs vary between 20-40 per year. Motion C. Watchorn Support S. Roberts AIF M/C



-Letter from UPSET for donations – letter declined. $20 remaining in open skate balance with Manistique Recreation, sending out another $200. Motion C. Watchorn Support S. Roberts AIF M/C

-Received a letter pertaining to a $2,000 grant towards planting trees in the township, will be looking more into it.


Public Comment

John Osterhout from the Road Commission introduced himself and said the he is looking forward to working with Inwood Township.


Payment of Outstanding Bills

Payments made in the amount of $10,802.13 and deposits in the amount of $18,685.74. Motion C. Wathorn Support S. Roberts AIF M/C


Motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:23pm was made by B. Landis support C. Watchorn AIF M/C


Others present for the regular meeting at the Inwood Township hall were: John Osterhout, Loren & Cindy Swayer, Elaine & Dick Rosen, John Weimer, and Beanie Lund.

Submitted by Sara Roberts Inwood Township Clerk   
        Approved on March 21, 2018