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MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – OCTOBER 14TH, 2020

November 4th, 2020

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING –                   OCTOBER 14TH, 2020

Meeting called to order at 7:30 PM by Chair Dave Fornengo. Also present was the following: Supervisors Anthony Fornengo, and Dave Baker, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, and Clerk Tamara Miritello. Absent were Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner and NPAHD Representative Fran Levings.

PUBLIC IMPUT: None

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve the agenda. (Carried 3-0)

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the minutes of the September 9th, 2020. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer Wayne Hessler presented and prepared the Treasurer’s Report and the Cash Balanced Statement.

FUND BALANCES:

                General Fund                                                                                     $10,113.71

                Road & Bridge                                                                                   $20,044.34

                Fire Protection                                                                                  $5,233.29

                Cemetery/Landscaping                                                                 $3,895.03

                Fire Hall                                                                                                $125.45

                Savings Account                                                                                $1,164.25

                Driveways                                                                                           $6,512.76

RECEIPTS – OCTOBER – 2020 

NONE

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve Treasurer’s Report. (Carried 3-0)

Clerk Tamara Miritello presented and prepared the Claims list and Net Payroll list for approval.

CLAIMS:

                #7245                                    Kettle River Grafix (Snowplowing cards)                 $6.00

                #7246                                  Tamara Miritello (postage & mileage reimb.)       $85.60

                #7247                                    AT & T (Sept & October 2020)                                     $196.52

                #7248                                    Askov Deep Rock (Diesel Fuel)                                   $594.02

                #7249                                    NAPA (Sept Statement)                                                $24.99

                #7250                                    Dave Baker (Tri-Township Disposal meeting)       $50.00

                #7251                                    Doug Wiita (Reimb. for grader supply)                    $12.99

                #7252                                    United States Treasury (3RD Qtr. Taxes 2020)        $787.95                

                #7253                                    East Central Energy (October 2020)                          $110.00

                                TOTAL CLAIMS FOR OCTOBER – 2020                                                       $1,868.07

GROSS PAY:

                Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

                AJ Fornengo                                                                                                                       $100.00

                Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

                Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                  $160.00

                Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $70.00

                Tamara Miritello                                                                                                               $325.00

                Doug Wiita                                                                                                                          $400.00

Motion by Dave Fornengo, Second by AJ Fornengo, to pay these bills. (Carried 3-0)

CLERKS REPORT:

  1. Pine County Township Officers’ Association Meeting – Saturday, October 24th, 2020 @9AM (Clerk Tamara Miritello will attend)
  2. CRF (Coronavirus Relief Funds) Federal Government has set aside $1,850.00 for us to use. The board came up with the following ways to use the set money.
    1. Masks
    1. Hand Soap/Hand Sanitizer
    1. Gloves
    1. Thermometer
    1. Sneeze Guards
    1. Tables (allow 6’ social distance)
    1. Cleaning supplies/paper towels
  3. Set meeting date for November Board of Supervisors’ Meeting as meeting falls on a Federal Holiday.  Meeting is set for Thursday, November 12, 2020. Clerk Tamara will post in paper.
  4. Levy was submitted to Pine County Auditor’s Office – $60, 0000.00 for 2021 Budget.
    1. $14,400.00 – General Fund
      1. $40,000.00 – Road & Bridge
      1. $3,600.00 –   Fire Protection
      1. 2,000.00 –    Cemetery

OLD BUISNESS:

  1. Road Work
    1. All culverts – except Creekview has been replaced.  Board has looked at available funds left and Chair Dave Fornengo will make some calls to hire contractor to run pit run onto Creekview Drive to help with problem areas. Board is hoping this can be done before winter.
  2. Hire for snowplowing ( Snowplowing notices did get mailed out, for 2020-2021 season)
    1. Jason Fornengo for private drives
    1. Frank Rehberger  for grader

NEW BUISNESS:

                NPAHD Report – Prepared by Fran Levings, Presented by Dave Baker

  1. The Hospital District approved a grant request from Gateway Family Clinic in Sandstone in the amount of $8,693.13.  The grant funds will be used as reimbursement for supplies purchased to fight Covid-19 for the past six months at both Sandstone and Hinckley Clinics.  
  2. Facilities Manager Dave Fornengo is now in charge of maintenance at both Essentia-Sandstone and Essentia Moose Lake.
  3. Since November 19 is Rural Health Day in Minnesota, plans are underway for a Virtual Health Leadership Summit.  The purpose is to bring together a broad range of Pine County Health Care providers, organizations and community leaders to collaborate on current and future challenges to providing local access to quality health care.  

TRI-COUNTY DISPOSAL REPORT – Presented by Dave Barker

  1. For the 2019 year the Tri-County Disposal received a profit of $1.12.  There will be changes on the 2021 year for fee’s for disposal. The new fee will be $75.00 per year per household, on your tax statements. They will no longer have the rebate program for additional partials as it goes per household or improved partial.

PINE COUNTY ZONING BOARD –               

                Has notified New Dosey Township board and the surrounding properties that a meeting has been scheduled for October 22nd, 2020 at 6p.m. The county has received an application for a variance.  The requested variance would allow the property owners to have a 1423 square foot guest cottage, though the Ordinance limits guest cottages to 700 square feet.

Board members are going to let Pine County Zoning handle this application and will not be attending the meeting.             

Motion by Dave Fornengo, seconded by AJ Fornengo to replace both laptops for Clerk and Treasurer Positions. (Carried 3-0)

Meeting adjourned at 8:37PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – September 14TH, 2020

November 4th, 2020

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING –                   September 14TH, 2020

Meeting called to order at 7:30 PM by Chair Dave Fornengo. Also present was the following: Supervisors Anthony Fornengo, and Dave Baker, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, and Clerk Tamara Miritello. Absent were Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner and NPAHD Representative Fran Levings.

PUBLIC IMPUT: None

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve the agenda. (Carried 3-0)

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the minutes of the August 12th, 2020. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer Wayne Hessler presented and prepared the Treasurer’s Report and the Cash Balanced Statement.

FUND BALANCES:

                General Fund                                                     $12,691.06

                Road & Bridge                                                   $62,862.63

                Fire Protection                                                  $5,233.29

                Cemetery/Landscaping                                 $3,895.03

                Fire Hall                                                                $125.45

                Savings Account                                                $1,164.25

                Driveways                                                           $6,512.76

RECEIPTS – SEPTEMBER – 2020 

                Northview Bank –                             Interest Checking             $2.92

                Northview Bank –                             Interest Savings                $0.23

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve Treasurer’s Report. (Carried 3-0)

Clerk Tamara Miritello presented and prepared the Claims list and Net Payroll list for approval.

CLAIMS:

                #7236                                    Robin Fornengo (Reim – Supplies)                            $33.50

                #7237                                    Marty’s Pest Control                                                       $125.00

                #7238                                    Pine County Historical Society                                    $250.00

                #7239                                    Roberts Excavating (Roads)                                          $42,145.00

                #7240                                    East Central Electric                                                         $57.00

                #7241                                    FreeConfrencecall.com                                                  $0.91

                #7242                                    Larry Kern – (Cleaned out culvers)                            $200.00

                #7243                                    Federated Co-op (Pre-buy propane)                        $478.59

                #7244                                    Federated Co-op (Pre-buy propane)                        $598.56

                GROSS PAY:

                Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

                AJ Fornengo                                                                                                                       $100.00

                Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

                Robin Fornengo                                                                                                                $80.00

                Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                  $310.00

                Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $70.00

                Tamara Miritello                                                                                                               $345.00

                Doug Wiita                                                                                                                          $512.50

Motion by Dave Fornengo, Second by AJ Fornengo, to pay these bills. (Carried 3-0)

CLERKS REPORT:

  1. Culverts scheduled to be unplugged and or replaced on Kingsdale Road, Doyle, and Beehive Lane
  2. Couri & Ruppe are increasing their hourly rate to $220/hour for general legal and $240/hour for development work.

OLD BUISNESS:

  1. Road Work
    1. Kingsdale Road is almost done.
    1. Robert will decide on what we need to replace for the remaining culverts.
    1. Beehive lane will need a few loads of gravel added where the culvert is replaced.
    1. Creekview lane will need to be reviewed by the supervisors and will report back.

NEW BUISNESS:

                NPAHD Report – Prepared by Fran Levings, Presented by Dave Baker

  1. The NPAHD Board approved a grant request from Essentia Sandstone for $7,650.00.  Funds will be used as partial payment to replace mulch around the facility with rock to eliminate mold presently there.
  2. Samantha So, Pine County Health Department Coordinator for the COVID-19 response, reported that Pine County, as of August 25th, as 140 COVID cases.  Half of these cases were in Willow River Correctional Facility & the other half were in the civilian population.  She stressed the importance for public safety to wear mask & do social distancing.
  3. The new administrator for Essentia Sandstone, Michael Youfa, introduced himself. He is also the administrator for Essentia Moose Lake.

Meeting adjourned at 7:54PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING – AUGUST 12TH, 2020

September 11th, 2020

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING –                   AUGUST 12TH, 2020

Meeting called to order at 7:30 PM by Chair Dave Fornengo. Also present was the following: Supervisors Anthony Fornengo, and Dave Baker, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, and Clerk Tamara Miritello. Absent were Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner and NPAHD Representative Fran Levings.

PUBLIC INPUT: None

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve the agenda. (Carried 3-0)

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the minutes of the July 8th, 2020. (Carried 3-0)

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to table Treasure’s report until September 9th, 2020 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Clerk Tamara Miritello presented and prepared Claims List and Net Payroll list for approval.

CLAIMS:

                #7226                                    Pine County Assessing                                                   $822.00

                #7227                                    AT&T Mobility- phone/internet                                 $97.54

                #7228                                    Miritello, Tamara – Reimbursement                        $203.43

                #7229                                    Land & Cabins – Culvert                                                $1,120.50

                #7230                                    Duxbury Volunteer Fire Dept. -Annual Dues         $4,500.00

                #7231                                    Frances Levings – Mileage & Election Training      $156.50

                #7232                                    Dave Baker – Tri-Township Disposal Meeting       $50.00

                #7233                                    East Central Energy – Electric August 2020             $9.00

                #7234                                    Jason Fornengo – Equipment Rental for lawn mowing                                                                                                                          June & July 2020                                                               $150.00

                #7235                                    Beverly Carlin – Mileage Reimbursement              $53.26

GROSS PAY:

                Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

                Adam Fornengo                                                                                                                $675.00

                AJ Fornengo                                                                                                                       $100.00

                Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

                Samantha Gardner                                                                                                          $50.00

                Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $125.00

                Tamara Miritello                                                                                                               $445.00

                Doug Wiita                                                                                                                          $412.50

Motion by Dave Fornengo, Second by AJ Fornengo, to pay these bills. (Carried 3-0)

CLERKS REPORT:

  1. Renewed Fire Protection Agreement with Duxbury Volunteer Fire Department 8/2020-8/2021.
  2. Maybe eligible for the Federal Cares Ace Reimbursement, I will be finding out more info and report next month.
  3. Governor Waltz “Face Covering” order – public places and voting accommodations
  4. Clinton Elliott will be using the town hall tables and chairs for upcoming event 9/4/2020
  5. Election results for our township are posted outside on the board.

OLD BUISNESS:

  1. Road Work
    1. N Kingsdale 3 miles have been done, all the beaver dams have been cleared out on the Gandy Dancer and we have reached out to the DNR. Culverts that still need to be replaced are Doyle Road, Beehive Lane, and Kindsdale/Stateline. We would like to dedicate funds to Rocky Road as it is getting really bad. Highland Drive had gravel added to it.

NEW BUISNESS:

  • Pine County Historical Society has requested a Service Agreement.  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo to approve request. (Carried 3-0)
  • Tri-District Disposal Report – Presented by Dave Baker                                                                                                           
    • All the parcels in the five townships with duplicate owners will be removed. (If John Doe owns three parcels it would only count one of his parcels. However, if John & Jane Doe own one parcel, John Doe owns one parcel, Jane Doe owns one parcel, and this would be counted as three).
    • Only the improved parcels in all five townships, with all owners (if John Doe owns three parcels with buildings on all three of them it would count all three parcels. If John Doe has a parcel with a building on it and a parcel that is vacant it would only count on the improved one)
    • Only the improved parcels in all five townships, with duplicate owners removed. (If John Doe owns three parcels with buildings on them, it would only count as one parcel).
  • NPAHD Report – Prepared by Fran Levings, Presented by Dave Baker
    • The Hospital District approved a loan request from Naomi Koenig in the amount of $21,000 towards her enrollment fees in a 3-year program at the University of Arizona to become a Psychiatric Nurse. She is currently a Nurse Practitioner at Gateway Clinic in Sandstone. Ms. Koenig lives in Sandstone. A requirement of the Loan Program is that the recipient will, upon course completions, practice medicine in the geographical area of the Hospital District and continue to reside in the district. Ms. Koenig will take her course of study on-line.
  • Chari Dave Fornengo received a few messages in regards to the township road work. A “Thank you & appreciate it” for Doyle Road, along with Kinglsdale Road.

Meeting adjourned at 8:07PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________