By Kyle Cunningham
During last Wednesday’s regular meeting of the Marine village board an update was given on the villages new pavilion. As of now construction continues on the structure as planned. Board member Mark Voigt stated that more dirt will have to be delivered to the site, but that he did not foresee an issue with getting more. Carol Kynion expressed interest in ordering a bench In remembrance of Rae Lynn Meyer, a former board member who passed away earlier this year. Village Clerk Amber Kapp is expected to make all of the arrangements.
Marine resident Lynn Scherer briefed the board on the cleaning around the lake. A representative of the Department of Natural Resources visited the site and stated the cattails growing around the lake will help slow down erosion, but also commented that the village should consider removing dirt out of the lake if they wanted it to survive.
In other news the Marine Police Department received a letter from the Highland Police Department thanking the department for sending officers to assist in two peaceful protests in Highland over the last two weeks.
Trustee Brent Frey opened sealed bids for third Honda CBR 600. The highest bidder of the three received bids was Phillip Fiscella with a big of $901.57.
Action taken by the board included:
Passed a motion to purchase a Kodiak safe from Rural King in Highland in the amount of $800.
Passed a motion for Mayor Molitor to sign the Audit Engagement Letter for Myron, Thompson & Lengacher LLC.
Passed a motion to transfer $7,200 from the Bradford National Bank Money Market General Fund to the Now Account and $15,500 from the Bradford National Bank Money Market Water/Sewer Fund to the Now Account.