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July 2003
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4th of July Festivities

BITA - BIBCO Reach an Agreement

Environmentally Sensitive Areas Ordinance on the Agenda

Vanishing Sturgeon

PABI's 1st Annual Goofy Golf Tournament

Rita Gillespie Memorial Blood Drive

Tara runs like the Wind

News from Beaver Island Hospice & Helping Hands

On This Date

Rutan Experimentals Fly-In at the Township Airport

Annual Firemen’s Picnic

Barry Pischner's New CD: Sailing On

The Island Welcomes New Sheriff Jim Campbell

The Bike Path: an Unqualified Success

Museum Week 2003 Schedule; Museums hold Open House

Some interesting occurrences at Meetings

A Solstice Celebration: The Second Annual High Tea

Whiskey Point Restoration; Rectory Auction

Camp Quality does Beaver Island

Charlevoix County Commission Meetings

Celebrating Flag Day

Charlie's Model A: on the way to the Shop

One Hundred Years Ago

The “Seven Sisters” Opens

BIRHC Board has Opening

Sunset Cruises available Once Again

Bob Hannon: 1950-2003

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Charlevoix County Commission Meeting

The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners met at 7:00 p.m. on May 28, 2003. All Commissioners were present.

Motion approved the minutes of the May 14, 2003 meeting.
Tim Matchett and Kelly Martin presented the Conservation District Annual Report.

Tom Johnson, NLEA Director, presented the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance Annual Report.

Keith Ogden, Road Commissioner, presented the Road Commission Annual Report. A request for trucks was referred to the Public Safety Committee. Motion approved the Commission on Aging Multi-year Plan.

Motion adjourned the meeting.

The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners met at 3:00 p.m. on June 11, 2003. Commissioners Patrick and Snyder were absent.

Motion approved the minutes of the May 28, 2003 meeting.

Motion approved Resolution #03-035, Court Appointed Attorney Contract renewal.

Motion approved Resolution #03-036, Sheriff's Department Computers. The purchase of 2 new PC's. One for Boyne City and one for Beaver Island.

Motion approved Resolution #03-037, Application for Funds. County Probate/Family court application for funds available through the Tribal Council.

Motion approved Resolution #03-038, PILT.

Motion approved Resolution #03-039, AAA Grant Application. This is renewal of a grant already in place.

Motion approved Resolution #03-040, Equalization Director. Appointed W. Thomas Wolf, Director of Equalization.

Motion approved Resolution #03-041, replacement of software assessment program to state approved assessment software.

Motion approved Resolution #03-042, Data Sharing Agreement Amendment. This amends the Digital Geographic Data Sharing Agreement.

Motion approved Resolution #03-043, Non-Profit Geographic Digital Data Sharing Policy.

Motion approved Resolution #03-044, Assess 4% surcharge on telephones.

The City of East Jordan has invited the Commissioners to hold a meeting in East Jordan. It was decided to hold their July 23, 2003 meeting in East Jordan. The September 10, 2003 meeting will be held on Beaver Island.

Motion adjourned the meeting.

– Jane E. Brannon, County Clerk

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