NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP PUBLIC HEARING – Sewer Ordinace, February 7, 2015

January 11th, 2015

NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP
PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing will be held on February 7, 2015, at 10am for the purpose of taking comments and questions on the proposed Sub-surface Sewage Ordinance. Any resident or property owner who wishes to present ideas and amendments to the Ordinance is encouraged to attend. A copy of the proposed Ordinance can be seen on the Township website – www.newdoseytownship.com. Persons may also obtain a copy of the Ordinance from the town clerk – Fran Levings at (320) 242-3933.

Mandy Fornengo,
Deputy Clerk

MINUTES-NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING- DECEMBER 9, 2014

January 7th, 2015

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).

FUND BALANCES:

General Fund $7035.54
Road & Bridge ($2215.16)
Cemetery/Landscaping $936.30
Fire Protection $3572.84
Fire Hall $125.45
Savings Account $1158.45
Driveways $5082.84
Investments $44871.43
TOTAL $60528.69

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’S REPORT:

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.

ZONING REPORT:

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.

OLD BUSINESS:

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.

NEW BUSINESS:

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.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk
Also signed by the Chair:______________________________ Date:____________________________

ELECTION NOTICE NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP

December 15th, 2014

ELECTION NOTICE
NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP 

            The following offices will be voted on at the annual March Township Election which will be held on March 10th, 2015. The filing period for these offices begin at 8am on Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 and ends at 5pm on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015.

Note: Filing offices will be closed January 1, 2015 in observance of New Year’s Day.

Candidates who are residents of New Dosey Township may file by appointment with Clerk–Fran Levings, at the town hall or her residence. Appointments may be made by calling 320-242-3933.

  • One Supervisor (3 year term)
  • One Treasurer (2 year term)
  • One Representative for the North Pine Area Hospital District (2 year tem)

Candidates may file in person or by mail. Candidates who will be absent from the state during the filing period may arrange to file prior to departure.

This notice is pursuant to M.S. 204B.33

 

Mandy Fornengo, Deputy Clerk
Town of New Dosey