The meeting was called to order by Ted Cox
at approximately at the ButteCommunity Center. A quorum was
Minutes from Last Meeting
Minutes were read from February’s meeting.Motion was put forward to accept the
minutes, and the motion passed.
Michelle Maynor reported a balance of $4033.18 left after a
check was written to Gregory Nilsson for work done on the Community Center
A letter was received
concerning the line easement along the racetrack.The Platting Board will meet 4 April.
Claudia Palacils from the
Chickaloon Village Health Services gave us a run down of the services they
offer.They offer clinical
services, contract medical services, and home health care and chore work,
transportation, traditional healing, appointment scheduling, and care
coordination. Services are free of
charge to Alaska Natives and American Indians eligible for I.H.S.
benefits.Sliding fees based on
income eligibility for clients who are not I.H.S. beneficiaries.For more information call 907-745-0704
or e-mail Claudia at Claudia@chickaloon.org.If we are interested in hosting a
health screening clinic, they might be willing to do their annual clinic
here in Butte.
The annual Spaghetti Feed and
Auction has been cancelled due to the DEC permit denied because food could
not be brought in from outside the school and cooking facilities within
the school are not available for our use.The Spaghetti Feed is delayed until the fall.
The council’s previous
resolution concerning the Borough’s 320 acres was resubmitted to the
The future plans for the Old
Glenn Highway were discussed.Scott Ogan has stated in other meetings
that there are two bills currently before the legislature.The one concerning the use of Garvee
bonds is progressing well.Garvee
bonds basically borrow against future federal funds.The second bill would divert federal
money from the Denali Highway.If funding is approved, highway design
would take place this summer and construction would take place in FY03.
The Boy Scouts are looking to
help with Community Council building reinforcements and improvements.
Homestead Resort Update – The
original lease had been relinquished.The same individuals have reapplied to buy the 320 acres for
$800/acre for 240 of the acres and $1200/acre for 80 acres.They propose to build baseball fields
and an airstrip in the next 10 years.The land would be used for housing development. Ted Cox
will send a letter to the Borough planning board, the Mayor and the
Borough Manager suggesting Jim Courtney and Don Zoerb take part in
planning the use of this section of public land.A resolution will also be drawn up to address how the
council wants to be involved in the planning of the land use.
The council discussed holding
a BBQ during the annual spring cleanup.
The spring cleanup will be
held May 11.Sign-up sheets will
be available at the Store, the Trading Post, and at Ronda’s.
The free dump day will be
Ted Cox moved to adjourn at
approximately The motion
BUTTE COMMUNITY COUNCIL OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS