New Dosey January 2015 Board Meeting

February 26th, 2015

MINUTES-REGULAR NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD MEETING

Meeting called to order at 7:30pm by Chair Dave Fornengo. Also present were Supervisors Dave Baker and Jason Fornengo and Clerk Fran Levings. Absent were Treasurer Margaret Coveau and Deputy Clerk Mandy Fornengo.

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 December 9, 2014, meeting. Carried.

Clerk Levings presented the Treasurer’s Report as prepared by Treasurer Margaret Coveau. (Attached to file copy of these Minutes).

  • GENERAL FUND $12,562.27
  • ROAD & BRIDGE FUND $8.956.80
  • CEMETERY/LANDSCAPING $1,292.70
  • FIRE PROTECTION $6,237.47
  • FIRE HALL $125.45
  • SAVINGS ACCOUNT $1,158.74
  • DRIVEWAYS $4,985.57
  • CDs $44,871.43
  • TOTAL $80,190.43

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

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

CLERK’S REPORT:

  • Filing for township election offices is closed. Dave Fornengo is running unopposed for the 3-year term as Supervisor. Mandy Fornengo is running unopposed for the 2-year term as Treasurer and Fran Levings is running unopposed for the 2-year term as Representative to the North Pine Area Hospital District Board.
  • Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to appoint Beverly Carlin, Agnes Sexton and Robin Fornengo to serve as election judges and to serve as the Absentee Ballot Board for the March 10th Annual Election. Carried.
  • Update on the CTAS “migration” process- Many account numbers must be changed and the State Auditor’s Office plans to issue more update instructions in a few weeks.
  • The Clerk and Deputy Clerk will present a proposed 2015 budget to the Supervisors at the February meeting.

ZONING REPORT:

  • Reminder- Public Hearing- Feb. 7- 10am- SSTS Ordinance- The Board makes the decision on this, not the voters. The purpose of the meeting is to get input and ideas. When the Board has decided on the Ordinance, it will be published in a summary in the Pine County Courier, then recorded with the Pine County Recorder. A SSTS administrator will be appointed at the Annual Meeting.

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Internet Connection Update- It will be less expensive to purchase cell phones as opposed to a landline telephone. Chair Fornengo is still negotiating on this
  • Supervisor reported that the new State Forester Brian Allshouse had called to introduce himself. He said the DNR has a gravel pit north of Kingsdale that the township may use.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to approve the 2015 calendar. Carried.
  • Fran Levings reported on the December meeting of the North Pine Area Hospital District Board that she attended. Arlone Township is still exploring its options for withdrawal from the District. The Board now has a website- www.PineHospitalDistrict.com The new planned Health Care Campus has a projected cost of @$20million and has 3 tenants so far- Essentia Hospital, Gateway Clinic and Thrifty White Pharmacy. The Board also has plans for community outreach. Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Fornengo, to appoint Fran Levings to be the township representative to the North Pine Area Hospital Board until the Township Election on March 10, 2015. Carried.

Meeting adjourned at 8:50pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the Chair______________________________ Date____________________

NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP ANNUAL ELECTION AND MEETING

February 10th, 2015

NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP
ANNUAL ELECTION AND MEETING

Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of New Dosey Township that the Annual Election of Officers and Annual Town Meeting will be held March 10, 2015 in the town hall. In the event of inclement weather, the meeting will be postponed to the 3rd Tuesday of March. Election hours will be 4-8pm at which time voters will elect:
Supervisor            3-year term
Treasurer              2-year term
Representative –  North Pine Area Hospital District   2-year term

The Annual Meeting will begin at 8:15pm to conduct all necessary business as prescribed by law.

Mandy Fornengo, Deputy Clerk

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