Minutes – Harbor Commission Meeting – Dec. 6, 2021

Town of Bell

Harbor Commission Meeting

Monday, December 6, 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 and Jessica Resac. Will Tillmans and MaryBeth Tillmans were absent. Roger Lindgren and Mike Thorson were also present.


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

motion.  Unanimous decision.  Approved.

Conflict of interest – None

Public Comments – None

Public Hearing – None


Harbor Dredging Committee –D. Tillmans report. The information from DNR last Tuesday November 30

from the agent handling our permit is that they are still waiting for a response from their Fisheries

Biologists and from their engineer looking at the disposal sites. Apparently, they were all off deer


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


Old Business:

  1. Halvorson Lease 2022 – The final draft of the lease was sent by the town attorney.  It was reviewed.

Edits were made. Consistency between all shop leases was considered. J. Kaseno made a motion to

present the lease as documented tonight to the Halvorsons for review and signing. N. Colberg 2nd

the motion.  Vote: 4-0-1 (4 Yes: J. Kaseno, J. Resac, N. Colberg, & P. Colametto; 0  No

1 Abstained – J. Sauter Sargent.)

Motion passed.

  1. Harbor Map -W. Tillmans has been working on improvements.
  2. Ten Year Plan – No update
  3. Breakwater access –No action has been taken. It will be done in the spring.
  4. Boardwalk leveling – This a project expected to done in the spring.
  5. BIG and RBF and HAP grant update – The BIG an RBF are still pending. The HAP has

been dropped.

  1. Harbor Master Job Description – This is still being worked on.
  2. Shop Lease Policy Statement – Work on this will be continued.
  3. AIS prevention grant – Update – There will be no big projects. It is being contemplating

to used some volunteers.

  1. General Rule Update – This needs to be gone over and updated.




New Business

  1. Financial Statement – Reviewed
    J. Resac met with Janice Olson and turned over some of the records to her.


At 8:34 p.m., P. Colamatteo made a motion to adjourn and J. Kaseno 2nd the motion.  Approved.


Respectfully submitted,


MaryBeth Tillmans – Secretary