MINUTES-NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING- DECEMBER 9, 2014
Meeting called to order at 7:30 pm by Chair Dave Fornengo. Also present were Supervisors Dave Baker and Jason Fornengo, Clerk Fran Levings and Deputy Clerk Mandy Fornengo. Absent was Treasurer Margaret Coveau.
Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the Agenda. Carried.
Motion by Dave Baker, second by Jason Fornengo, to approve the minutes of the November 12, 2014 meeting. Carried.
Clerk Fran Levings presented the Treasurer’s Report as prepared by Treasurer Margaret Coveau. (Attached to file copy of these minutes).
General Fund $7035.54
Road & Bridge ($2215.16)
Fire Protection $3572.84
Fire Hall $125.45
Savings Account $1158.45
Clerk explained that this report is for the month of November, 2014 and since then, we have received the 2nd half of the property taxes which will bring the Road & Bridge Fund back into the black. The expenditure for the new snow plow pickup set that fund temporarily back. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Carried Clerk Fran Levings presented the Claims and Net Payroll lists for approval. (Attached to file
Clerk Fran Levings presented the Claims and Net Payroll lists for approval. (Attached to file copy of these minutes). Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to pay these bills. Carried.
Clerk will record North Pine Area Hospital District Resolution with Pine County. One of the housekeepers has requested that the Board
One of the housekeepers has requested that the Board consider purchasing new toilets. Chair Fornengo responded that he will see about purchasing flush valves, install them and get the “wiggle” fixed.
Interim Zoning Administrator notified Pine County Soil & Water that 4 persons are interested in attending wetlands workshop if one is scheduled.
The Board set February 7 at 10am as the date for the Public Hearing for the Township Sub-surface Sewage Treatment ordinance. Clerk will get legal notices in the newspaper and on the website and post notices also. She must send a copy of the ordinance to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency along with a checklist by January 7. Once the Ordinance is adopted by the Board, a summary of the ordinance must be published, then the ordinance must be recorded with Pine County.
Two laptop computers (one each for clerk and treasurer) and a printer have been purchased from Cybert PC. CTAS 8 will then be installed on both computers. Chair Fornengo will assist the clerk and treasurer in “migrating” Discussion then centered on whether we should purchase a landline phone or a cell phone for the Internet connection that we have planned. A cellphone may be less expensive. Chair Fornengo will continue to research this. Before
which documents to retain.
Dave Baker, Township representative to the Tri-Township Disposal District, reported on their November meeting. Their income is declining and they are not sure why that is.
ANYTHING ELSE TO COME BEFORE THE BOARD-
Snow truck operator Jason Fornengo expressed concerns about persons who have paid for plowing of private drives, but still have a locked gate. The policy was amended at the Annual Meeting to state the gated drives would no longer be plowed. Clerk was asked to notify the four persons who still have a gated driveway and remind them that it will not be plowed after the next storm unless the gate is open.The outdoor gas tank needs to be flushed before gas can be put in it.
The outdoor gas tank needs to be flushed before gas can be put in it.
Motion by Dave Baker, second by Dave Fornengo, to authorize Jason Fornengo, to purchase grader chains from Gus Roberts. Carried.
Dave Baker, Cloverton volunteer firefighter, reported that the Fire Department purchased a truck, had it repaired in Minneapolis, and it is now in excellent condition.
Meeting adjourned at 8:50pm.
Fran Levings, Clerk
Also signed by the Chair:______________________________ Date:____________________________