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MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING- JANUARY 10, 2018

February 4th, 2018

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING- JANUARY 10, 2018

Meeting called to order at 7:35 pm by Vice-chair Dave Baker. Also present were Supervisor Jason Fornengo, Treasurer Mandy Fornengo, Clerk Fran Levings and Deputy Clerk Beverly Carlin. Chair Dave Fornengo was absent.

There was no public input.

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 12, 2017. Carried.

Treasurer Mandy Fornengo presented the Treasurer’s Report.

FUND BALANCES:

  • General $12,389.33
  • Road & Bridge $15,561.67
  • Cemetery/Landscaping $3,172.85
  • Fire Protection $21,247.57
  • Fire Hall $125.45
  • Savings Account $1,162.22
  • Driveways $7,285.97
  • CDs $46,839.93
  • TOTAL FUNDS $107,785.00

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

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

CLAIMS:

DVS Renewal Plow Truck License $16.00

ECE Electricity- Jan. 2018 $72.00

Pine County Courier Election Notices $52.64

Robert Springer Auditor $240.00

Jason Fornengo Gas-Plow Truck $172.02

Pine County Townships Assn. Dues- 2018 $336.63

Fran Levings Mileage-3 Trips $106.08

Pine Septic Design Septic Inspection $690.00

AT & T Telephone/Internet $102.09

Sebald Motor Sales Work- Plow Truck $531.68

Pine County Treasurer Truth in Taxation-2018 $87.03

U.S. Postal Service Postage $49.00

U.S. Treasury 4th Qrt. Taxes-2017 $770.74

GROSS PAY:

Beverly Carlin (Deputy Clerk) $100.00

Dave Fornengo (Chair) $125.00

Jason Fornengo (Supervisor, Snow Plow Operator) $315.00

Mandy Fornengo (Treasurer) $100.00

Robin Fornengo (Housekeeper) $40.00

Fran Levings (Clerk, NPAHD) $315.00

Frank Rehberger (Ice & Snow Removal) $200.00

Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to pay these bills. Carried.

CLERK’S REPORT:

  1. DATES TO REMEMBER
  1. January 25- Zoning Meeting- 3pm- History Museum
  2. January 30- Pine County Supervisors Meeting- 6pm- Courthouse
  1. The following reports have been completed and submitted- (1) all W-2 info (2) PERA report (3) Outstanding Indebtedness Report (4) Worker’s Compensation Report. Will have the 2018 draft budget ready for February meeting.
  2. Reminder- Board of Audit meeting prior to February meeting.

OLD BUSINESS:

  1. NPAHD Report- Levings reported that the Hospital District is working with Essentia –Sandstone on plans for the construction of an EMT building on the new medical campus. The District is also in the process of establishing a Foundation and is working with the Initiative Foundation in Little Falls on this project.

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the 2018 Town Board Calendar. Carried.
  2. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Jason Fornengo, to appoint the following persons as Election Judges for the March election- Beverly Carlin (Head Judge), Robin Fornengo, and Jeff Grandpre. Carried.
  3. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Jason Fornengo, to appoint the following persons as the Board of Canvass for the March election- Dave Baker, Jason Fornengo, and Don Mishler). Carried.
  4. Discussion of a culvert policy. Supervisor Baker said that, in the past, it has been the unwritten policy of the Board to provide and install, upon request, ONE culvert on private driveways that intersect with a town road. The township has also, in the past, replaced culverts on such intersections that were damaged by township road work. Otherwise, in the past, driveway culvert purchase and installation are the responsibility of the property owner. Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to adopt the above wording into a formal, written Culvert Policy for the Township. Carried .
  5. Emergency Vehicle Access- Discussion of the need of residents to have emergency vehicle access if the Board thinks the person may not be able to afford to pay for private driveway snow plowing. Consensus of Supervisors Fornengo and Baker is to have such driveways plowed following a snow storm when other drives are being plowed.

Meeting adjourned at 8:15 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the Vice-Chair ________________________ Date _______________

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING-DECEMBER 13, 2017

January 3rd, 2018

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING-DECEMBER 13, 2017

Meeting called to order at 7:30 p.m. by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also present were Supervisors Dave Baker and Jason Fornengo, Treasurer Mandy Fornengo, Clerk Fran Levings and Deputy Clerk Beverly Carlin.

There was no public input.

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 November 8, 2017.  Carried.

Treasurer Mandy Fornengo presented the Treasurer’s Report. FUND BALANCES ARE:

  • General Fund $4,013.30
  • Road & Bridge Fund $69,131.86
  • Cemetery/Landscaping Fund $3,195.95
  • Fire Protection Fund $19,851.54
  • Fire Hall Fund $125.45
  • Driveways Fund $7,442.96
  • Savings Account $1,161.93
  • CDs $46,839.93
  • TOTAL FUNDS $151,762.92

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

Clerk Fran Levings presented the Claims and Net Payroll for payment.  Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to pay these bills.  Carried.

CLAIMS:

Beverly Carlin                         Moderator                                          $20.00

Robin Fornengo                       Reimburse-Town Hall Supplies           $46.62

MATIT                                     Worker’s Compensation Insurance    $535.00

Pine County Courier                Legal Notice (published twice)           $40.14

AT & T Mobility                       Telephone/Internet- Nov. 2017          $88.99

Town of Wilma                       Heller Road Work                               $274.15

Fran Levings                            Mileage- 3 Trips                                 $104.04

Kettle River Graphics              Printing- Get-together Posters           $5.00

Rydberg & Sons, Inc.               Gravel Crushing                                  $59,430.00

Federated Co-ops                    Repair Gas Line                                   $99.13

Sandstone NAPA                             Snowplow Oil                                                    $156.99

ECE                                                         Electricity- Dec. 2017                                       $27.00

Todd Elliot Excavating                     Road Work-October                                       $500.00

WalMart                                              Town Hall Supplies                                          $91.92

 

GROSS PAY:

Dave Baker (Supervisor)                                                                               $200.00

Beverly Carlin (Deputy Clerk)                                                      $140.00

Dave Fornengo (Town Chair)                                                      $250.00

Jason Fornengo (Supervisor)                                                      $150.00

Robin Fornengo (Housekeeper)                                                                $60.00

Mandy Fornengo (Treasurer)                                                     $220.00

Fran Levings (Clerk, NPAHD Rep., Zoning)                             $705.00

Frank Rehberger (Grader Operator)                                        $100.00

OLD BUSINESS:

  1. Roads- Supervisor Baker reported that he has gotten some complaints regarding the condition of McDermott Creek Road.  Supervisors agreed that some roads were rough this year and these roads will be prioritized in 2018.
  2. NPAHD Report- Representative Levings reported that residents and weekenders are encouraged to check out the NPAHD website as it has a lot of important information on it. The District has developed a draft Strategic Plan that has 3 main goals- (1) Clear Understanding of NPAHD health needs and issues (2) High Performing Board of Directors and (3) Maximize the healthcare campus.  The Communications Director is working with Essentia, Thrifty White and Gateway to have health tips published in area newspapers.
  1. Continued discussion of placing a sign at the intersection of Rutabaga and Kingsdale Roads.  After consulting with a person at the Pine County Highway Department, Chair Fornengo reported that he thought a sign was unnecessary because there already is are road signs at that intersection.  Consensus of the Board is to not put another sign up.

THERE WAS NO NEW BUSINESS.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:55 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the Chair- _____________________________________  Date ___________

Notice of March 2018 Annual Election

December 4th, 2017