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NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP CALENDAR 2022

December 17th, 2021

NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP CALENDAR 2022

JANUARY 13TH                                                    REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

FEBUARY 10TH                                                     REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

                                                                                BOARD OF AUDIT                                                             7PM

MARCH 9TH                                                          TOWNSHIP ELECTION                                                     4-8PM

                                                                                ANNUAL MEETING                                                          8:15PM

MARCH 10TH                                                        REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

MARCH 19TH                                                        BOARD OF RE-ORGANIZATION                                   7:30PM

APRIL 14TH                                                            REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

MAY 12TH                                                              REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

JUNE 9TH                                                               REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

JULY 14TH                                                              REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

AUGUST 11TH                                                      REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

SEPTEMBER 8TH                                                 REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

OCTOBER 13TH                                                    REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

NOVEMBER 10TH                                               REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

DECEMBER 8TH                                                   REGULAR BOARD MEETING                                         7:30PM

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – DECEMBER 8th 2021

December 17th, 2021

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – DECEMBER 8th 2021

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

PUBLIC IMPUT: NA

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

Motion by Anthony Fornengo, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve the minutes from November 10th, 2021 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement

FUND BALANCES – NOVEMBER 2021:

                GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                $7,314.21

                ROAD & BRIDGE                                                                                                               $3,386.44

                FIRE PROTECTION                                                                                                            $6,747.04

                CEMETERY/LANDSCAPING                                                                                          $6,892.83

                FIRE HALL                                                                                                                            $-850.90

                SAVINGS ACCOUNT                                                                                                        $1,165.94

                DRIVEWAYS                                                                                                                       $11,104.75

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $35,760.31

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

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

RECEIPTS – December 2021

                Agnes Sexton                                    Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Jeremey Pratt                                    Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Jason Fornengo                                 Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Robin Kemp                                       Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Gregory Beck                                     Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                John Aschiman                                 Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Robert Schueller                              Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                John Fornengo                                  Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Mark Berres                                       Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Don Eddy                                             Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Carolyn Seely                                    Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                David Warchol                                  Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                                                                                                                                                TOTAL               $1,450.00

CLAIMS – DECEMBER 2021

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet December 2021                                $97.59

                ECE                                                         December 2021 Electric                                                 $54.00

                Dave Fornengo                                 Reimbursement. Gas for plow truck                        $86.41

                Dave Baker                                         Tri-Township Disp. Meeting                                       $50.00

                Matit                                                     Insurance coverage                                                        $641.00

                US Treasury                                        Form 941 update                                                             $47.16

                Northview Bank                               Grader payment                                                              $7,510.59

                Jason Fornengo                                Lawnmowing Rental Oct. 2021                                   $75.00

                Tamara Miritello                             Reimbursement – mileage                                          $29.58

                                                                                                                                     TOTAL                            $8,591.33

PAYROLL – NOVEMBER 2021

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $205.00

Jason Fornengo                                                                                                                $80.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $170.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $90.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $225.00

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $970.00

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1. MAT trainer is still working on our books.
  2. Board Meeting Dates have been set and posted
  3. Notice for March 2022 Elections have been published.   
    1. Supervisor seat (3-year term)
    1. Clerk seat (2-year term)
  4. Survey overview – update insurance policy and increase policy to have proper coverage.                
    1. Need to know if Duxbury Fire Department covers truck, equipment and tools.

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work
    1. Snow plowing will be done by Dave and Jason Fornengo and all equipment is ready for the season.  
  2. Still trying to set a date for old grader to be purchased and picked up

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report – Fran Levings
    1. Grant application from Essentia Health – Sandstone approved for $200,000 to help pay for a new mammogram machine. The old one was 10 years old and no longer operating or able to be fixed.  Essentia Health will pay $110,000 towards the new machine. Approximately 40-50 mammograms are given each month at Essentia Health. The new machine is a 3D exam and will provide better and earlier breast cancer detection.
    1. The Hospital District is working with Pine Technical College to provide free First responder training and free blood pressure clinics this spring.
    1. The official name of the hospital in Sandstone is “Pine Medical Center doing business as Essentia Health-Sandstone”.
    1. Fran Levings distributed copies of a “Directory of Pine County Area Health Care Providers”.  This document was put together by the Hospital District and the Pine County Health Department.
  2. TRI-TOWNSHIP DISPOSAL Report – Dave Baker
    1. The board has placed an On-call fee of $200.00 for extra pick ups to the only commercial account within the Tri-township boundaries.
  3. CEMETARY Report – Fran Levings            
    1. A plot was sold this past month and arrangements were made.
      1. Dave Baker would like to get out into the cemetery this spring/summer and get maps of plots drawn up. Over the years, sizes and how plots were established are now different and would like things to be more streamlined.
  4. Plow list was handed out

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is JANUARY 12TH, 2022 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:40PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – NOVEMBER 10th 2021

November 17th, 2021

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – NOVEMBER 10th 2021.

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

PUBLIC IMPUT:

                Questions asked – “is there a program for helping community members pay for snowplowing if they cannot afford?” 

                Answer – Yes, the board will not turn down community members and are willing to work out an arrangement.

                Question asked – “There is a member of the community that needs time to pay for snowplowing dues, would the board work with them on an arrangement.”

                Answer – Absolutely yes!! Arrangements have been made and plowing will be done.

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

Motion by Anthony Fornengo, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve the minutes from October 13th, 2021 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement

FUND BALANCES – OCTOBER 2021:

                GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                $10,609.55

                ROAD & BRIDGE                                                                                                               $5,191.88

                FIRE PROTECTION                                                                                                            $11,247.04

                CEMETERY/LANDSCAPING                                                                                          $6,892.83

                FIRE HALL                                                                                                                            $125.45

                SAVINGS ACCOUNT                                                                                                        $1,165.94

                DRIVEWAYS                                                                                                                       $9,654.75

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $44,887.44

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

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

RECEIPTS – NOVEMBER 2021

                Dave Baker                                         Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Samantha Gardner                         Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Tania Starowoitow                         Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                John Goodrich                                  Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Diana Stellmach                               Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Craig Javes                                          Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Dan Raboin                                        Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00                                                                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $840.00

CLAIMS – NOVERMBER 2021

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet October 2021                                    $97.59

                ECE                                                         October 2021 Electric                                                    $54.00

                Town of Wilma                                 Heller Rd work                                                                  $218.15

                                                                                                                                     TOTAL                            $369.74

PAYROLL – NOVEMBER 2021

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $180.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $100.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $205.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $350.00

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $845.00

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1. Copy of books sent over to MAT trainer for assistance.
  2. Northview CD –
    1. The board has decided to leave it as is for now. We are at a higher Interest rate then switching it to the new option of 48-month term.
  3. Northview Bank paperwork needs signatures.
  4. Survey on property Monday, November 15, 2021

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work
    1. Beavers have been busy clogging up culverts around the area,(Kingsdale and Creekview) but we have someone working on the issue.
    1. Mike Schuller and Jason Fornengo will be grading and plowing the roads and private driveways for the winter season 2021-2022, Dave and John Fornengo will be back up.  

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report – Fran Levings
    1. At the October meeting of the Board, The Annual Leadership Awards were presented.  Recipients this year are:
      1. Ron Osladil, outgoing Chair of the Board and long-time member. Ron moved to Sandstone in September, making him ineligible to represent Finlayson Township on the Board.
      1. Becky Foss, Director of Pine County Health & Human Services. Becky has been tireless in working to maintain low levels of COVID 19 throughout the county and still addressing other health concerns that we face.
      1. Scott Nigon, Essentia Hospital Finance Director who recently retired. Scott worked for all of the Essentia Hospitals in the area, but particularly concentrated on Essentia-Sandstone in assisting in getting it up and running.
    1. The Hospital District, working with the Pine County Health Department, has compiled a Directory of all Pine County Area Health Care Providers.

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is DECEMBER 8th, 2021 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:01PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________