County reappoints Miron, shelves retirement pay; Koskinen’s commissioner retirement fund proposal ‘nullified’

SPECIAL MEETING–The Baraga County Board of Commissioners met remotely via Zoom in special session on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. About two screens of participants were involved or witnessed the meeting. The front screen with commissioners at top, is shown above. Two agenda items were quickly narrowed to one, the appointment of a road commissioners. Chairman Mike Koskinen answered an early question noting his previously proposed retirement fund for long-serving commissioners had been “shelved”. Harry Miron was reappointed to the BCRC.

by Barry Drue

The Baraga County Board of Commissioners wrapped up two loose ends lingering from the regular December meeting with a remote Zoom session on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020.
Harry Miron was reappointed to another term on the Baraga County Road Commission. County Chairman Mike Koskinen’s proposal to award retirement pay in perpetuity to long-serving commissioners was “shelved” and not discussed. Commissioners voted unanimously to nullify that issue before adjourning the Zoom meeting. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.

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