Marina Commission Minutes – Jan. 3, 2022

Town of Bell

Harbor Commission Meeting

Monday, January 3, 2021

7:00 p.m. at the Community Center




The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m..  Members present were Chuck Perry, Jesse Kaseno, Pauline Colamatteo, Jennifer Sauter Sargent, Nick Colberg Will Tillmans, Janice Olson and MaryBeth

Tillmans. Jessica Resac was absent. Roger Lindgren and Mike Thorson were also present.


Minutes  – A motion was made by J. Kaseno to approve the minutes and P. Colamatteo 2nd  the

motion.  Unanimous decision.  Approved.

Conflict of interest – None

Public Comments – None

Public Hearing – None


Harbor Dredging Committee –D. Tillmans report. The DNR hydrogeologist is currently scrutinizing

core samples from 2018. He is reviewing the past dredge volumes and disposal sites requested on

our permit application, including town gravel pit and the submerged land lease northeast side of

break wall.  He has been on vacation since the last conversation on Dec. 28th.

Green Shed Committee – The museum is closed for the winter.


Old Business:

  1. Halvorson Lease 2022 – It has been completed.  C. Perry received the figures from Mark. They want

260’ of leased boat length.  A boat name list was received of approved vessels. C. Perry read the


  1. Harbor Map -No update
  2. Ten Year Plan – No update. It is in progress.
  3. Breakwater access – It will be done in the spring. A gravel walkway will be made with crushed stone.

It will be on the north side of Halvorson’s lot. A plan and drawing will be done.

  1. Boardwalk leveling – This project expected to done in the spring. C. Perry has spoken with
  2. Thorson about the project.
  3. BIG and RBF and HAP grant update – The town got the original BIG grant, but the extension was

declined. The town did get the RBF with the extension.  R. Lindgren is talking with the ACOE

about funding.  Communication was received from Mike Halsted on the HAP grant.  R. Lindgren

proposed a letter to him.

  1. Harbor Master Job Description – The updated job description was reviewed. Updates and additions

were made. It will be reviewed at the next meeting for approval.  Once approved the job will

be posted with the description. The wage will be determined.

  1. Shop Lease Policy Statement – Work on this will be continued.
  2. General Rule Update – This needs to be gone over and updated.




New Business

  1. Financial Statement – Reviewed
    2022 boat lease forms will be going out tomorrow.


At 8:49 p.m., P. Colamatteo made a motion to adjourn and J. Kaseno 2nd the motion.  Approved.


Respectfully submitted,


MaryBeth Tillmans – Secretary