Inwood Township

Inwood Township Meeting Minutes

For January 15, 2020,   submitted on February 19th, 2020


Pledge of allegiance was said

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

Board members present:  Bonnie Elliot, Bryan Landis, Kelly Silkworth, Cindy Watchorn and Robin Double

Acceptance of previous meeting minutes from December as presented by Clerk Robin Double. Motion B. Elliott C. Watchorn  AIF M/C.

Accepted the financial report as presented by Treasurer. Motion B. Landis, Support B. Elliot AIF M/C

Old Business

No Old Business

New Business

Resolution 01-15-2020-1

To claim a written principle residence exemption request with the July or December Board of Review. Motion Bonnie Elliot, Support Cindy Watchorn, R/C Kelly Silkworth yes, Bonnie Elliot Yes, Robin Double Yes, Brian Landis Yes, Supervisor Kelly Silkworth adopted resolution 01-15-2020-1

Resolution 01-15-2020-2

Assessing pre-interest denial distribution. Motion Bonnie Elliot, Support Cindy Watchorn, AIF M/C

Resolution 01-15-2020-3

Granting or removal of real property exemptions audit procedures. Motion Bonnie Elliot, Support Cindy Watchorn, AIF M/C

Resolution 01-15-2020-3

Policy and procedures for the public inspection and copying of public records in

Lieu of customary business hours. Motion Bonnie Elliot, Support Cindy Watchorn


Potential new Board of Review member, Tabling until February meeting

Wage and rental fees discussion, Tabling until February meeting

Garden Bay Winery would like to change their name to Yooper Winery, wine is made in Menominee just sold in current location by U.P. Tire. It will remain a wine tasting establishment, nothing will change but the name. Motion Cindy Watchorn, Support Brian Landis. R/C Kelly Silkworth Yes, Bonnie Elliot No, Robin Double Yes, Brian Landis Yes, Supervisor Kelly Silkworth adopted.


FD-snowmobile fire, tank is being painted, tanker is at Freightliner being inspected, took longer than expected, delivery February and March. 3 new members to take firefighter 1

EMS –power cot will be ordered $10,000 grant but the total is 16,000 EMS has 4,000 left from trans Canada grant and Fire Department will chip in rest. Asked township for $200 for food for their annual Christmas party, Motion Cindy Watchorn, Support Robin Double AIF M/C receipts will be brought to Robin and check made out.

EMT class is put off until fall, also they voted on not to pay for the class and want the township to pay $300 per person. Cindy Swayer would like a wage increase, tabled until next month



Public Comment

Planning commission meeting, Cindy Watchorn and Bonnie Elliot will be attending, Davidson road is being plowed great

Payment of Outstanding Bills

Payments made in the amount of $9,724.20 and deposits in the amount of $64,905.09. Motion C. Watchorn, B. Landis AIF M/C

Swamp money has been released


Motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:27pm was made by Cindy Watchorn, support B. Landis AIF M/C


Others present for the regular meeting at the Inwood Township hall were: Pat & Jan Carley, Keith & Mary Rochefort, Pete Crotteau, Loren and Cindy Swayer, Don & Dorothy Rochefort


Submitted by Robin Double, Inwood Township Clerk                      
Approved on February 19, 2020