August 10, 2021 Town of Bell Board Meeting


7:00 PM Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Community Center and Available by ZOOM

Persons that are fully vaccinated may attend in person without a mask.

Unvaccinated persons must wear a mask and follow social distancing rules. Persons that feel vulnerable are encouraged to wear a mask.

You may join via Zoom with computer/smart phone or telephone by contacting the town chair. 


Call Meeting to Order

Roll Call

Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes of Previous Meeting

Clerk’s Report

Treasurer’s Report

Board Comments

Correspondence –21 Aug Correspondence Town of Bell Board Meeting

Committee Reports

          CFD- SSAA –21 Aug SSAACFDReport_2021-08-04

Planning Commission

Community Center

Public Comment Period –

Old Business

  1. BIG, RBF Award, HAP Grant Award – on hold Request for additional funds submitted for BIG/RBF – attached – HAP on hold – no update
  2. Greg Weiss request for special use permit. – Andrew
  3. Commercial use of Public Lands – update
  4. Sidewalk Ordinance – purpose- uniform application/enforcement
  5. Parking at CC and boat launch
  6. Status of crosswalk at STH 13 and potentially C and Superior Avenue
  7. Rumble Strips – STH13 – public comment – proposed resolution attached-21 Aug DRAFT TOB Rumble Strip Resolution 5Aug21
  8. Noise Ordinance – public comment – discussion
  9. Dog Ordinance – order larger sign and post
  10. Follow-up – Coastal Resiliency Initiative – see attachment-21 Aug FollowUpMichiganCostalResiliencyInitiative_2021-08-03
  11. Siskiwit River Preserve – Orchard – possible improvement – attachment-21 Aug SiskiwitPreserveOrchard–2021-08-02
  12. CC rules re COVID variant(s)


New Business

  • Swim Platform at Lake Siskiwit Campground
  • Scenic Byway – resolution of support – attached-21 Aug Resolutionsupporting ScenicBywayCommittee_2021-08-04
  • County EMS Study Group Nominations
  • Moreland: Class A Special Use Short Term Rental
  • Picnic liquor license for the Fire Dept. – Corny Day
  • Class B Beer and Class C Wine License at The Fish Shack (formally Good Earth Shop) Jody Maier and Joseph Jurgensmeier
  • 2021 Open Book and Board of Review Dates
  • Potential addition of Public Boat Launch Signs on STH 13
  • Develop list of 2022 projects for September meeting
  • Town Board Roads “Ride Around”
  • Increased Help in summer months.
  • Enforcement of Ordinances

Pay Bills and Adjourn