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MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – OCTOBER 12TH, 2022.

October 19th, 2022

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

PUBLIC IMPUT:

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

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by John Fornengo, to approve the minutes from September 14th, 2022 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement – tabled (Carried 3-0)

                                Books are still being worked on by MAT (Minnesota Association of Townships) trainer

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

CLAIMS – October 2022

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet October 2022                                    $99.32

                ECE                                                         Electric October 2022                                                     $55.00

                Federated Col-op                            Propane Town hall & Fire Hall                                   $1,962.57

Glen Williamson                              Website Contract                                                            $360.00

Jason Fornengo                                Lawnmowing Rental                                                     $75.00  

Tammy Miritello                             Reimbursement ink                                                        $48.98

Dave Baker                                         Tri Township Disposal meeting                                 $50.00  

                                                                                                                                                     TOTAL            $2,650.87

PAYROLL -October 2022

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

Jason Fornengo                                                                                                                $75.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $165.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $225.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $575.00

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $1,365.00

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 – wrapping up 2021 with questions with State Auditor
  2. MAT Training – multiple dates in November
  3. Pine County Township Officer’s meeting
    1. Saturday, October 22nd 2022 @ American Legion Hall in Hinckley @ 9am
  4. Snowplowing notices will go out week of October 17th, 2022
  5. Townhall reserved for Thanksgiving 2022
  6. Board has decided to wait until next year for the Township Christmas Party.
  7. Northview Bank – wants to know what we want to do with savings account as there hasn’t been any activity in years. – Clerk will call with questions and get back to the board in November.
  8. Front door lock is having issues, Dave F will replace lock.

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work
    1. All Roads are still having grading and brushing done
    1.  Larry took care of beaver issues off of Kingsdale.
    1. No update on grader

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD ReportFran Levings
    1. Dr. Sharon Gossett, Essentia Surgeon, has retired
    1. Troy Jaenke, new Facilities Director for Essentia Health, was introduced to the Hospital District Board.
    1. The Board approved a grant request from Finlayson Fire and Rescue to purchase some equipment.
    1. The Board approved an Education Loan for Jordan Kester to study to become a paramedic. Jordan is currently an EMT for Essentia.
  2. ELECTIONS ReportFran Levings
    1. Be sure to vote in the November 9th 2022 Midterm Election!
  3. Tri-Township Disposal Report – Dave Baker
    1. One more payment and the truck will be paid off
    1. The board approved raises for the two employees.
  4. Winter grading and snowplowing will be Jason, Dave, John and Mike as back up.

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is SEPTEEMBER 14th, 2022 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 7:56PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________

-NEW TOWN BOARD MEETING-SEPTEMBER 14, 2022

September 29th, 2022

Meeting called to order at 7:30pm by Chair Dave Fornengo. Also present were
Supervisors AJ Fornengo and Dave Baker (on speakerphone) and Deputy
Clerk/NPAHD Representative Fran Levings. Absent were Clerk Tamara Miritello
and Treasurer Wayne Hessler.
There was no public input.
Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Dave Fornengo to approve the Agenda.
Carried (3-0).
Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo to approve the minutes of
the August 10, 2022 meeting. Carried (3-0).
Treasurer’s Report was tabled until the October meeting. The books are almost
completely reconciled. Two figures of $62.01 and .29c are needed for
reconciliation. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo to remove
these 2 entries. Carried (3-0). Clerk will meet with CTAS specialist from MAT
and work out the final reconciliation.
Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker to pay the following Payroll
and Claims. Carried (3-0).
Dave Baker $92.35 Fran Levings $184.70
AJ Fornengo $92.35 Tamara Miritello $147.76
Dave Fornengo $115.44 Doug Wiita $542.55
Wayne Hessler $92.35
CLAIMS:

7439 Wayne Hessler Reissued Check $92.35

7440 Larry Kern Beaver Control $600.00

7441 Marty’s Pest Control Ladybug Eradication $125.00

7442 AT&T Mobility Telephone/Internet-09-2022` $97.87

7443 East Central Energy Electric Bill 09-2022 $57.00

7444 Bruno Deep Rock, LLC Fuel $1180.99

7445 Pine County Primary Election $178.48

CLERK’S REPORT:

  1. Nicole from MAT is still working on the books.
  2. Township Legal Seminar- Saturday, September 17, 2022, @Rutledge.
    OLD BUSINESS:
  3. Road Work- Chair Fornengo reported that Pine County used some
    gravel from the township gravel pit, then replaced what they used. He
    also reported that the new grader needs some work and he is taking
    care of it.
    NEW BUSINESS:
  4. NPAHD Report-
    a. Dr. Thomas Witt, Essentia- Sandstone administrator reported
    that the hospital is having extreme staffing shortages. They
    have 9 beds at the hospital, but can only staff 4 of them. This
    problem is not unique to Sandstone. There is a statewide and
    nationwide shortage of medical staff-not just doctors and
    nurses, but also radiologists, lab technicians, all medical fields.
    b. They hope to have the new Essentia Hospital in Duluth open in
    the spring of 2023.
    c. The Hospital District approved a grant request of $3,000.00 from
    Community Connection Allies. This non-profit organization
    provides and delivers food twice/weekly to senior, veterans and
    low-income people in northern Pine County. Clients are asked to
    pay $7/meal if possible, but not required if they cannot afford it.
  5. ELECTIONS REPORT-

New Dosey Township now has 56 registered voters. For the
August 9 Primary Election, 14 persons voted. 4 voted in the
Republican Primary, 5 voted in the DFL Primary and 5 voted non-
partisan. There were 8 votes in favor of the school referendum

and 6 in opposition. Mail-In ballots for the Midterm Election will
be mailed on September 23.

Meeting adjourned by gavel at 8:05pm.
Next Meeting- October 12, 2022 at 7:30pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Deputy Clerk

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – AUGUST 10TH, 2022.

August 23rd, 2022

Meeting called to order at 7:30pm by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also present were the following: Supervisor’s Dave Baker & Anthony Fornengo, NPAHD Representative Fran Levings, Clerk Tamara Miritello and Treasurer Wayne Hessler.  Beverly Carlin, Al Gloc, and Scot Trenholm joined us for the meeting.

PUBLIC IMPUT:

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

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by John Fornengo, to approve the minutes from July 13th, 2022 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement – tabled (Carried 3-0)

                                Books are still being worked on by MAT (Minnesota Association of Townships) trainer

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

CLAIMS – August 2022

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet August 2022                                       $97.89

                ECE                                                         Electric August 2022                                                        $57.00

                Federated Col-op                            Propane Town hall & Fire Hall                                   $648.28

Land and Cabin                                 Culverts                                                                               $2,316.60

Jason Fornengo                                Lawnmowing/Brushing                                                 $2,635.00            

Don Schirmer                                    Condolence                                                                       $50.00

Dave Baker                                         Tri Township Disposal meeting                                 $50.00

Bev Carlin                                           Election Judge/mileage                                                $117.74

Fran Levings                                       Election Judge/mileage                                                $30.60

Brandon Fornengo                          Tree Clearing                                                                     $6,000.00

DVS Renewal                                     Truck Tabs                                                                          $19.25

Robin Fornengo                               Election judge/mileage                                                $70.60                                  

                                                                                                                                                     TOTAL            $12,092.96

PAYROLL – August 2022

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $185.00

Jason Fornengo                                                                                                                $80.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $100.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $125.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $165.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $562.50

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $1,417.50

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. Township Legal Seminar
    1. Saturday, September 17th, 2022 @ Rutledge
  3. Building permits are issued by Pine County- Contact info
    1. Pine County Assessor’s Office – Dianne Johnson 320-591-1635
  4. Legal Fee’s have increased with Couri & Ruppe
  5. NPAHD – Notice of filing for our District Director Representative.
  6. District 7 Meeting
    1. Thursday, August 11th, 2022
  7. Fran Levings, Deputy Clerk is running elections for November Ballots.
  8. Question from landowners about landline available in the area. Clerk was given permission to give two board members address to help establish landlines from Century Link.

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work
    1. All Road work has been completed for the 2022 Season.
      1. Roadside brushing/tree clearing still being down on a few roads.
      1. Landowner requested culvert – Board approved.
    1. Part broken on grader wing, will be fixed by Dave & Jason
    1. Old grader is missing some bolts -those will be replaced.
    1. County will be doing some crushing in our reserved pile.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report
    1. The Hospital District will have an informational booth at the Quarry Days celebration in Sandstone on August 13th.
    1. The Health Care Needs Committee approved an application for an Educational Loan for a person who is currently an EMT to become trained as a Paramedic. This will no go before the Executive Board, then the full board for approval. This loan will be forgiven if the recipient is employed by Essentia Ambulance Service for 2 years after successfully completing the coursework.
  2. ELECTIONS Report
    1. Clerk Tammy Miritello is in charge of all elections.  She has appointed Fran Levings to be the Election Assistant.
    1. New Dosey Township is no longer part of MN District 11B. We are now part of House District 11A which is headquartered in Cloquet.  We are now represented by Mike Sundin and not Nathan Nelson.  Mr Sundin is retiring and both parties have a primary to replace him. 
    1. Beverly Carlin, Robin Fornengo and Fran Levings have been trained to be judges for the March 2023

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is SEPTEEMBER 14th, 2022 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:03PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________