Resolution 2019-22 authorizing the City of Cohasset to make application to and accept Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) funds, was approved at the Tuesday, Oct. 8, Cohasset City Council meeting. The resolution was for the City of Cohasset Forest History Center Connection Trail Project. ​

This project extends from Highway 63 to Golf Course Road, a collaboration project between the City of Cohasset and the City of Grand Rapids, with both parties being fiscal agents. ​

“Have they decided which side of the road it will be on?” Councilor Terry Bartz asked. ​

“It will be on the north side,” Cohasset Finance Director Max Peters said.

In other business, the council:

• Approved­ the renewal contract for systems management with Andrew George. ​

“We do this annually with him,” Cohasset Mayor Greg Hagy stated. “Looks like the price was the exact same as last year.” ​​

• Approved the request for continuing education request for MCFOA Region II meeting and election training, for Jessica Piche and Dorie LaShomb on Nov. 8, 2019 in Bigfork. The fee is $10 per attendee and includes materials and lunch.

“Its nice that they are willing to do the continuous training,” Mayor Hagy said. “It’s got to be an asset for the office.” ​

“We have four certified clerks, and three notary?” Mayor Hagy asked. ​

“Yes,” Peters said. ​

• Approved the Tioga Recreation Trailhead materials in the amount of $7,500 for 6,000 cubic yards of jig rock used in trail construction. Expenditure will be paid from the Tioga Mountain Bike fund budgeted and paid for by existing grant money. ​

• Approved Loren Solberg as lobbyist for the Riverfront Development Project. ​

“We will be getting progress reports quarterly,” Mayor Hagy said, adding they will sit down periodically and hold work sessions to discuss updates.

• Heard an update on the fire department’s Turkey Bingo on Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Cohasset Community Center. ​

• Approved claims in the amount of $69,326.10, the Sept. 24, 2019 city council minutes, acknowledged the Economic Development Authority minutes from Sept. 3 and acknowledged the cemetery deed for Katie Firman. ​

All council members were present. There was no resident input.

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