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MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING – APRIL 8TH , 2020

April 25th, 2020

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING – APRIL 8TH ,
2020


Meeting called to order at 7:30PM by Chair Dave Fornengo via telephone conference. Also present via telephone conference were the following: Clerk Tamara Miritello, Anthony Fornengo, Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner, and Treasurer Wayne Hessler. Absent was Dave Baker due to phone complications.
PUBLIC INPUT: None

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve the resolution to hold phone conference meeting while the pandemic is occurring. (Carried 2-0)
Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve the agenda. (Carried 2-0)

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve the minutes of March 11 th , 2020. (Carried2-0)

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve the minutes for the board of re-organization on March 20 th , 2020. (Carried 2-0)
Treasurer Wayne Hessler presented and prepared the Treasurer’s Report and the Cash balanced statement.

FUND BALANCES:
General Fund – $4,452.57
Road and Bridge – $31,927.09
Fire Protection – $6,503.54
Cemetery/Landscaping Fund – $3,201.07
Fire Hall – $125.45
Driveways – $6,448.36
Savings – $1,164.25
TOTAL FUNDS $73,000.07
RECEIPTS – MARCH – 2020
Town of Arna Snow Removal – Hay Creek $100.00

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve the Treasurer’s Reports. (Carried 2-0)

Treasurer Wayne Hessler presented the Claims List and the Net Payroll list for approval.

CLAIMS:

7195 Cybert PC Charge Cord $21.48

7196 Kettle River Grafix Office Supplies $106.12

7197 Fran Levings Mileage Reimbursement $51.00

7198 United States Treasury Payroll Taxes 1 st Qtr. $909.97

7199 Northstar Media Election Notices $36.56

7200 AT&T Telephone/Internet $167.10

GROSS PAY:
Dave Baker $200.00
Samantha Gardner $100.00
Wayne Hessler $290.00
Fran Levings $205.00
Tamara Miritello $430.00
Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to pay these bills. (Carried 2-0)
CLERK’S REPORT

  1. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second AJ Fornengo, to officially appoint Samantha Gardner to
    Deputy Clerk. (Carried 2-0)
  2. No NPAHD Report this month. Fran will either give notes to Dave Baker or report herself next
    month.
  3. Thank you letter from Old School Arts Center for our $250.00 contribution.
  4. Pine County Recorder sent an email stating meetings will go to telephone conference meetings
    due to the Pandemic.
    ZONING REPORT:
    Two Land Use permits will be issued this week.
    OLD BUISNESS:
  5. Compensation policy for missed meetings that was brought up at a previous meeting. Motion by
    Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, those Supervisors/employees that miss meetings will
    not be paid.
    NEW BUSINESS:
  6. Due to the COVID-19 – Social Distancing guidelines – The road review will be divided up
    between Dave Fornengo, Dave Baker and AJ Fornengo to do on their own time and will be
    discussed on May 2 nd , 2020. Dave Fornengo had conversation with Roberts Excavating and

would like to see Kingsdale Road to be done mile by mile to monitor progress with contractor.
Will be discussed more at the review. Public notice will be posted.

  1. Resolution of Conflict of interest signed by AJ Fornengo.
  2. First case of COVID-19 was announced this week in Pine County. For updates, resources, or
    concerns with COVID-19 see HTTP://WWW.HEALTH.STATE.MN.US
  3. Deloris Schirmer is inquiring about a land use permit.
    Meeting adjourned at 7:50PM
    Respectfully submitted,
    Tamara Miritello, Clerk
    Also, Signed by the Chair_________________________________________________Date_________

MINUTES-NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF RE-ORGANIZATION MEETING, MARCH 20, 2020

April 1st, 2020

MINUTES-NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF RE-ORGANIZATION MEETING, MARCH 20, 2020.

Meeting called to order at 7:30PM by Chair Dave Fornengo. Present were Supervisor-elect Dave Baker, Clerk Fran Levings, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, Clerk-elect Tamara Miritello and Deputy Clerk appointee Samantha Gardner. Anthony J Fornengo was absent.

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve the agenda. Carried (2-0)

Clerk Levings had Dave Baker, Tamara Miritello and Samantha Gardner take the Oath of Office. Mr. Baker for a 3 year term as Supervisor, Ms. Miritello for a 2 year term as Clerk, and Ms. Gardner for Deputy Clerk for unlimited term.

Motion by Dave Baker to make Dave Fornengo Chair of the Board for one year.

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker to make Anthony J Fornengo Vice-Chair of the Board for one year. Carried (2-0).

Resolution – Conflict of interest to be tabled to the Regular Meeting in April 8th, 2020 for Anthony J Fornengo. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Dave Fornengo. Carried (2-0)

Resolution- Conflict of interest signed by Dave Baker.

Meeting adjourned at 7:40 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara Miritello, Clerk

Also signed by the Chair

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MINUTES-NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING-MARCH 11, 2020

March 23rd, 2020

MINUTES-NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING-MARCH 11, 2020

Meeting called to order at 7:30 pm by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also present were Supervisors Jason Fornengo and AJ Fornengo, Clerk Fran Levings, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, and Dave Baker. Deputy Clerk Tammy Miritello was absent.

There was no public input.

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

Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve the Minutes of February  12, 2020.  Carried (3-0).

Treasurer Wayne Hessler presented the Treasurer’s Report. 

FUND BALANCES:

            General-                                              $1818.20

            Road & Bridge-                                   $22,226.94

            Fire Protection-                                   $12,503.54

            Cemetery/Landscaping-                     $3,201.07

            Fire Hall-                                             $125.45

            Driveways-                                          $6,448.36

            Savings Account-                                 $1,164.25

            Cartway-B.Johnson-                            $144.33

TOTAL FUNDS-                                    $67,129.38

Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to transfer $6,000 from the Fire Protection Fund to the General Fund.  Carried (3-0).

RECEIPTS (FEBRUARY)

            Pine County Treasurer            Final 2019 Property Tax                      $1066.13

            Northview Bank                      Interest-Checking                                $6.44

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

Clerk Fran Levings presented the Claims List & the Net Payroll List for approval.

CLAIMS:

#7157              Dave Fornengo            Cartway Work & 2 hours Chair Work             $165.00

#7158              AJ Fornengo                Cartway & Planning Commission                    $120.00

#7159              Jason Fornengo           Cartway & Gas Reimbursement                     $227.51

#7160              Tamara Miritello        Cartway                                                           $50.00

#7161              Kettle River Graphics  Printing                                                           $21.80

#7162              Jan Streiff                    Judge Training                                                $20.00

#7163              Agnes Sexton               Judge Training & Mileage                               $50.60

#7164              Robert Brewster         Assessing-2019                                                $4210.50

#7165              Dave Baker                  Tri-Township Meeting & Planning Comm.     $70.00

#7166              Fran Levings                Cartway, Planning, Mileage                           $246.20

#7167              Office Depot                Office Supplies                                                $169.22

#7168              ECE                              Electricity-Feb. 2020                                       $64.00

#7169              Pine County Recorder   Recording a Document                                 $46.00

#7170              Northstar Media         Public Notices                                                 $68.59

#7171              Beverly Carlin             Judge Training, Mileage                                 $42.44

#7172              AT&T                           Telephone/Internet-Feb. 2020                       $98.54

#7173              Deep Rock Collision    Truck Repair                                                    $732.52

#7174              Jeannie Virden            Cartway Damages                                           $1657.00

#7175              Jeffrey Lindgren          Cartway Damages                                           $795.34

#7176              Joseph Mangan           Cartway Damages                                           $931.89

#7177              Couri & Ruppe             Legal Services                                                 $912.50

GROSS PAY:

                        Anthony J. Fornengo               $300.00           Wayne Hessler            $345.00

                        Dave Fornengo                        $250.00           Fran Levings                $640.00

                        Jason Fornengo                       $300.00           Tamara Miritello        $95.00

                        Robin Fornengo                       $40.00

CLERK’S REPORT:

  1. Township will be reimbursed for all Presidential Primary expenses by the state.
  2. MAT Short Courses at the DECC in Duluth on April 3- Dave Fornengo, Wayne Hessler and Dave Baker plan to attend.
  3. March 28- Pine County Township Ass’n meeting in Hinckley- 9am.
  4. Wayne Hessler has reserved the Town Hall for July3-5.
  5. Chronic Wasting Disease Town Hall meeting-March 18-Government Center-Sandstone.

OLD BUSINESS:          

  1. Regarding Annual Meeting-Request made to replace the “No Trespassing” sign placed on the corner of the Squib Creek Turn-around- Consensus of the Board is that this sign was placed as an obstruction of the public roadway and therefore, the township has it removed.
  2. Also regarding request made at Annual Meeting- the “No Parking” signs at the edge of the Turn-Around would not be removed.
  3. Chair Fornengo discussed ideas for 2020 road work and said there is a good possibility that funds will be available to do a lot of work on the Kingsdale Road.  Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to publish a bid proposal for 2020 work on the Kingsdale Road.  Carried (3-0).  

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Dave Baker reported that the Tri-Township Disposal District has changed insurance policies.  They now get the truck insured through the Minnesota Association of Township Insurance Trust (MATIT) and are saving over $5000.
  2. Chair Fornengo reported that 2 New Dosey parcels will be auctioned off by Pine County this year.
  3. Flier available on compost bins & rain barrels for sale by Pine County.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:10 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings                Also signed by the Chair ______________________