November 12, 2002

PRESENT:  Antkoviak, Ginop, Dotski, Tracey and Haig

OTHERS PRESENT: Richard Buehler, Paul Nows, Carol Kaptrosky, Walter & Anna Nows, Brian & David Wilkinson, Wil Mandrick, Don Radar, Andrea Erratt, Monica & Scott Wendt, Jackie  & Quinter Burnett, Matt Ginop, Susan & George Bliss, William & Marilyn Cessena.

Supervisor Antkoviak called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. at the fire sub station.  Pledge to the flag was recited. 

A motion by Haig, supported by Dotski to accept the October meeting minutes.

A motion by Tracey, supported by Haig to pay the monthly Bills amounting to $6,835.98.

Correspondence: Thank you from the Cheboygan County Humane Society for a grant in the amount of $250.00.   Cheb. Road Commission still has a balance for Munro Twp. of $4704.14.  A motion by Haig, supported by Tracey to use the money to purchase crushed gravel for the roads.  Tracey reported that gravel is needed down at the Douglas Lake park, Antkoviak said it needs pit run gravel instead of crushed gravel.  Hayward Rd. needs to have trees removed and construct ditches on each side for drainage.

Robert Lewis of Silver Strand Road is asking for 33’ of access to be abandoned, he already has the approval of his neighbors.

Motion by Tracey, supported by Haig to abandon the 33’ owned by Bob Lewis.

Wind turbines are still an issue with Munro Township residents.  Several residents have been going to the Zoning and Planning meetings. Scott Wendt has been appointed to the Cheboygan County Planning Commission, the next meeting will be November 20th at the Commissioner’s Room, 7:00 p.m.

Bay Windpower LLC was denied a 129’ height variance by the Cheboygan County Zoning Board of Appeals, the next step is they have to apply for a special use permit.  Scott explained what the economic impact on the township will do.

Matt Ginop explained the Munro Township website is up and that 89 visits have been recorded in three weeks.

Andrea Erratt asked why the election was at fire hall, she would like to keep the elections at the old township hall.  Ginop said it was a good opportunity for the residents to see the

fire hall while they came to vote.  The future elections will be back in the township hall on Brandau Road.

New Business:

U of M Bio. Station is going to donate money towards a new fire truck.

Old Business:

Bob Haig received no response from the down state fire department that was giving away a ladder truck.

A motion by Haig supported by Tracey to adjourn the meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 8:25 p.m.

Linda N. Ginop
Munro Township Clerk