Headlines for January 25, 2016

CL Park reports December loss of $68,143.19
Written by David Schaef

Reports to the bankruptcy court overseeing the Conneaut Lake Park bankruptcy case regarding the monthly operating report for December, 2015, shows the debtor had a loss of $68,143.19 for the month of December. The cumulative loss from the filing of the Bankruptcy Petition from December 2015 is now at $713,121.18.

Bankruptcy proceedings continue with the Park and the taxing bodies to soon meet in a mediation effort as directed by the bankruptcy judge.

Insurance money from the Beach Club fire remains in litigation as previously reported in these pages.

In another bankruptcy case in the Conneaut Lake area, Conneaut Lake Volunteer Fire Department, who has filed for bankruptcy protection, will be allowed to dip into its cash collateral to help fund operations while the VFD goes through its Chapter 11 bankruptcy matters.

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Conneaut Lake Borough council hears plans for Ice House Festival
Written by Roseanne Staab

Conneaut Lake Borough Council held the January public meeting with Chairman Dick Holabaugh leading the salute to the American Flag. Council members Bill Eldridge, Billy Paris, John Chuey, Penny Monahan, Dwight Stallard and Mike Krepps were in attendance. Mayor Timothy Kaider was absent.

Secretary Kathryn Spencer took the minutes and there were 5 citizens present.

For Public Comment, Sandy Eldridge of the CLCDC gave an update about the Ice House Festival, to be held at Ice House Park on February 26 and 27. The free family-style event will feature over 31 ice sculptures, a community crochet blanket project, a chili cook-off, ice harvesting exhibits, door prizes, snow mobile exhibits and interactive displays.

The festival is sponsored by Erie Bank and the Conneaut Lake Community Development Committee.

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Summerhill supervisors refuse compensation for repair of resident’s fence said damaged by road crew work
Written by Roseanne Staab

Summerhill Township held the January public meeting with Supervisor Duane Agnew leading the salute to the American Flag. Supervisor David Johns was present, but Supervisor Bob Arendash was absent. Secretary Brenda Braden took the minutes and there were no citizens present.

The December meeting minutes were approved by unanimous vote, along with the Treasurer’s Report.

Under New Business, there is a request from a resident for reimbursement on a fence that was allegedly damaged by the township Road Crew doing routine work.

The township investigated the claim and found that there are rotten boards and wood on the fence.

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