MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING- JANUARY 13, 2016

February 2nd, 2016

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING- JANUARY 13, 2016

Meeting called to order at 7:30 pm by Vice-chair Dave Baker.  Also present were Supervisor Jason Fornengo, Treasurer Mandy Fornengo, Clerk Fran Levings, Ron Mosser and Mary Mosser.

Absent was Chair Dave Fornengo.

Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the agenda.  Carried.

Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the minutes of December 9, 2015.  Carried.

Treasurer Mandy Fornengo presented the Treasurer’s Report.  (Attached to file copy of these minutes)

FUND BALANCES:  (as of January 7, 2016)

  • General Fund $15177. 63
  • Road & Bridge Fund $57137.07
  • Cemetery/Landscaping Fund $3534.17
  • Fire Protection Fund $16034.96
  • Fire Hall Fund $125.00

Savings Account                                  $1159.90

  • Driveways Fund $6070.14
  • CDs $45750.08
  • TOTAL $144989.08

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Jason Fornengo, to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

Clerk Fran Levings presented the Claims List and the Net Payroll List for approval.  (Attached to file copy of these minutes). Motion by Dave Baker, second by Jason Fornengo, to pay these bills. Carried.

CLERK’S REPORT:

  • Reminder- The Board of Audit will meet 15 minutes prior to the February 10 meeting.
  • Reminder- The Annual Election and Meeting will be held on March 8. Fran Levings has filed for clerk and Dave Baker has filed for supervisor.  No other filings.
  • Alternative Energy Report- 2660 KWH saved since 2011. This is a savings of $266. 12 KWR saved since December meeting.

NO ZONING REPORT

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Supervisor Baker reported on request the township has from Pine County Land Director Greg Beck for permission from the township to log some of our timber along with county timber on Loggers Lane. The township will be reimbursed for their share of the timber.  Consensus was to permit this.  Mr Beck also wanted to know of any township concerns with the berm on Loggers Lane.  Baker had asked the one person who owns property beyond the berm if she had a problem with the berm and she said she did not.  Supervisor suggested that Mr. Beck be asked to move ththe berm in the spring.  The Clerk said she would contact him.
  • Supervisor Baker also reported that Tri-State Logging Company will log on Creekview Lane this winter. They agreed to make any repairs to the road if necessary.
  • North Pine Area Hospital District (NPAHD) representative Levings reported that the groundbreaking ceremony and reception for the new medical campus in Sandstone will be held on January 21.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Motion by Fornengo, second by Baker, to approve the 2016 calendar.
  • Motion by Baker, second by Fornengo, to approve the 2016 draft budget.

ANYTHING ELSE TO COME BEFORE THE BOARD?

  • Ron Mosser reported on sewage being dropped on Timber Ridge Road. Baker responded that he had had a conversation with the property owner and was told to call the area conservation officer if it happens again.

Meeting adjourned at 8:25pm.

Respectfully submitted, Fran Levings, clerk _______________________

Also signed by the Vice- chair_______________________  Date _____________

NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP CALENDAR- 2016

December 29th, 2015

NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP CALENDAR- 2016

JANUARY 8 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

FEBRUARY 10 BOARD OF AUDIT 7:15PM

REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

MARCH 8 ANNUAL ELECTION 4-8PM

ANNUAL MEETING 8:15PM

MARCH 9 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

MARCH 23 BOARD OF RE-ORGANIZATION 7:30PM

APRIL 11 BOARD OF REVIEW 11AM

APRIL 13 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

MAY 11 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

JUNE 8 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

JULY 13 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

AUGUST 10 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

SEPTEMBER 14 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

OCTOBER 12 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

NOVEMBER 9 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

December 21 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 7:30PM

NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP REGULAR BOARD MINUTES- DECEMBER 9, 2015

December 29th, 2015

NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP REGULAR BOARD MINUTES- DECEMBER 9, 2015

Meeting called to order at 7:30 pm by Chair Dave Fornengo. Also present were Supervisors Dave Baker and Jason Fornengo, Treasurer Mandy Fornengo, Clerk Fran Levings, Ronnie and Mary Mosser and Ron Petrofske.

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, 2015, meeting. Carried.

Treasurer Mandy Fornengo presented the Treasurer’s Report. (Attached to file copy of these minutes).

FUND BALANCES WERE:

  • General Fund $15,829.59
  • Road & Bridge Fund $55,227.11
  • Cemetery/Landscaping Fund $3209.45
  • Fire Protection Fund 14,955.39
  • Fire Hall Fund $125.45
  • Savings Account $1160.70
  • Driveways Fund $6068.00
  • CDs $45,394.18
  • TOTAL $141,969.85

Clerk Fran Levings presented the Claims List and the Net Payroll List for approval. (Attached to file copy of these minutes). Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to pay these bills. Carried.

CLERK’S REPORT:

  • The sign-off resolution from MAT placing the current replacement value on the town hall at $150,000 needed to be approved again. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to have the supervisors re-sign this resolution. (Resolution is on file at the town hall).
  • The Township Election and Annual Meeting will be held on March 8, 2016. Persons may file for office of Supervisor- 3-year term and Clerk- 2-year term between Dec. 29 and Jan. 12- Filing fee is $5. Contact the Clerk if interested in filing for office. Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to appoint the following election judges- Beverly Carlin (Head Judge), Robin Fornengo and Agnes Sexton. Carried. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo to appoint the same 3 persons as the Absentee Ballot Board. Carried.
  • Clerk will present a Draft 2016 budget and a 2016 Township Calendar at the January meeting.
  • Reminder- the Board of Audit will meet 10 minutes prior to the Feb. regular meeting.
  • Alternative Energy Report- 2648 KWH have been saved since the solar panels were installed in 2011. This is a savings of $264.80. 28 KWH were saved since the November meeting.

ZONING REPORT:

  • 2 Land Use permits were granted- (1) #131 to Kevin Rounds (storage containers) and #132 Tom Gaylor (shed)

OLD BUSINESS:

  • NPAHD Report- The FEDA grant for the City of Sandstone was approved. Board is now waiting for a closing date. A new committee was formed- the Building Construcion Committee which will oversee and lead the construction of the entire project.
  • Emergency Preparedness Project- Pine County coordinator on this project has resigned. Kate Meshnik is her replacement. Dave Fornengo will schedule a meeting in January to plan a drill in February.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Fire Protection Fund- Clerk distributed copies of all receipts and income for this fund in 2015. There is a sizable balance. After a discussion, consensus was to keep the good reserve and not change the levy at this time.

ANYTHING ELSE TO COME BEFORE THE BOARD:

  • Ron Mosser asked how each gas tank was used. Dave Forengo told him the inside garage tank is for off-road diesel, one of the outside tanks in on-road diesel. Another outside tank has bad gas in it and needs to be emptied. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Jason Fornengo, to donate the inside tank to the Duxbury Volunteer Fire Department. Carried.

Meeting adjourned at 8:20 pm.

Respectfully submitted

Fran Levings, Clerk Also signed by the Chair___________________ Date ______