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MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING – AUGUST 12TH, 2020

September 11th, 2020

MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING –                   AUGUST 12TH, 2020

Meeting called to order at 7:30 PM by Chair Dave Fornengo. Also present was the following: Supervisors Anthony Fornengo, and Dave Baker, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, and Clerk Tamara Miritello. Absent were Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner and NPAHD Representative Fran Levings.

PUBLIC INPUT: None

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

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the minutes of the July 8th, 2020. (Carried 3-0)

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to table Treasure’s report until September 9th, 2020 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

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

CLAIMS:

                #7226                                    Pine County Assessing                                                   $822.00

                #7227                                    AT&T Mobility- phone/internet                                 $97.54

                #7228                                    Miritello, Tamara – Reimbursement                        $203.43

                #7229                                    Land & Cabins – Culvert                                                $1,120.50

                #7230                                    Duxbury Volunteer Fire Dept. -Annual Dues         $4,500.00

                #7231                                    Frances Levings – Mileage & Election Training      $156.50

                #7232                                    Dave Baker – Tri-Township Disposal Meeting       $50.00

                #7233                                    East Central Energy – Electric August 2020             $9.00

                #7234                                    Jason Fornengo – Equipment Rental for lawn mowing                                                                                                                          June & July 2020                                                               $150.00

                #7235                                    Beverly Carlin – Mileage Reimbursement              $53.26

GROSS PAY:

                Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

                Adam Fornengo                                                                                                                $675.00

                AJ Fornengo                                                                                                                       $100.00

                Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

                Samantha Gardner                                                                                                          $50.00

                Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $125.00

                Tamara Miritello                                                                                                               $445.00

                Doug Wiita                                                                                                                          $412.50

Motion by Dave Fornengo, Second by AJ Fornengo, to pay these bills. (Carried 3-0)

CLERKS REPORT:

  1. Renewed Fire Protection Agreement with Duxbury Volunteer Fire Department 8/2020-8/2021.
  2. Maybe eligible for the Federal Cares Ace Reimbursement, I will be finding out more info and report next month.
  3. Governor Waltz “Face Covering” order – public places and voting accommodations
  4. Clinton Elliott will be using the town hall tables and chairs for upcoming event 9/4/2020
  5. Election results for our township are posted outside on the board.

OLD BUISNESS:

  1. Road Work
    1. N Kingsdale 3 miles have been done, all the beaver dams have been cleared out on the Gandy Dancer and we have reached out to the DNR. Culverts that still need to be replaced are Doyle Road, Beehive Lane, and Kindsdale/Stateline. We would like to dedicate funds to Rocky Road as it is getting really bad. Highland Drive had gravel added to it.

NEW BUISNESS:

  • Pine County Historical Society has requested a Service Agreement.  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo to approve request. (Carried 3-0)
  • Tri-District Disposal Report – Presented by Dave Baker                                                                                                           
    • All the parcels in the five townships with duplicate owners will be removed. (If John Doe owns three parcels it would only count one of his parcels. However, if John & Jane Doe own one parcel, John Doe owns one parcel, Jane Doe owns one parcel, and this would be counted as three).
    • Only the improved parcels in all five townships, with all owners (if John Doe owns three parcels with buildings on all three of them it would count all three parcels. If John Doe has a parcel with a building on it and a parcel that is vacant it would only count on the improved one)
    • Only the improved parcels in all five townships, with duplicate owners removed. (If John Doe owns three parcels with buildings on them, it would only count as one parcel).
  • NPAHD Report – Prepared by Fran Levings, Presented by Dave Baker
    • The Hospital District approved a loan request from Naomi Koenig in the amount of $21,000 towards her enrollment fees in a 3-year program at the University of Arizona to become a Psychiatric Nurse. She is currently a Nurse Practitioner at Gateway Clinic in Sandstone. Ms. Koenig lives in Sandstone. A requirement of the Loan Program is that the recipient will, upon course completions, practice medicine in the geographical area of the Hospital District and continue to reside in the district. Ms. Koenig will take her course of study on-line.
  • Chari Dave Fornengo received a few messages in regards to the township road work. A “Thank you & appreciate it” for Doyle Road, along with Kinglsdale Road.

Meeting adjourned at 8:07PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – JULY 8TH, 2020

August 14th, 2020

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – JULY 8TH, 2020

Chairman Dave Fornengo called the meeting to order at 7:30p.m.  Also present:  Supervisor’s Anthony Fornengo and Dave Baker, Clerk Tamara Miritello, Treasurer Wayne Hessler and Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner.

PUBLIC IMPUT:  NONE

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

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Anthony Fornengo to approve the minutes from June 10h, 2020 Regular Board meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Clerk Tamara Miritello presented the Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement.

FUND BALANCE:

General Fund –                                                                                  $-2,623.14

Road and Bridge –                                                                             $29,766.55

Cemetery/Landscaping –                                                               $2,596.67

Fire Protection –                                                                                $6,528.23

Driveways –                                                                                         $6,392.76

Savings –                                                                                               $1,164.25

Fire Hall –                                                                                             $125.45

TOTAL FUNDS                                                                                   $43,950.77

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

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

CLAIMS:

                #7219 –AT&T                                     Telephone/Internet                        $96.95

                #7220 – A&T Pump Service          Service/labor for well                     $1,099.50

                #7221 – Tamara Miritello              Mileage Reimbursement              $25.50

                #7222 – Napa                                    July Statement                                  $51.99

                #7223 – Paul’s Portables               Rental – May & June                       $227.00

                #7224 – East Central Energy         Electric Bill                                          $45.00

                #7225 – US Treasury                       2nd Qtr. Payroll Taxes                      $807.08

GROSS PAY:

                Dave Baker                                                                                                         $100.00

                Anthony Fornengo                                                                                          $100.00

                Dave Fornengo                                                                                                 $125.00

                Wayne Hessler                                                                                                  $200.00

                Frances Levings                                                                                                 $40.00

                Tamara Miritello                                                                                               $435.00

                Doug Wiita                                                                                                          $475.00

Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Dave Baker to pay these bills. (Carried 3-0)

CLERK’S REPORT:

  • Head Election Judge/Clerk Training Monday June 29th, 2020 Ballots will be counted on August 12th, 2020 due to COVID-19. Most changes will not apply to our township as we are mail in vote.
  • NPAHD – filing notice for NPAHD Directors – Expires 12/31/2020 Filing period is July 28 2020 – August 11th, 2020.
  • Town hall water has been repaired.

OLD BUISNESS:

  • Road maintenance update will be reported back after August 4th, 2020 from Gus.

NEW BUISNESS:

  • NPAHD REPORT: Prepared by Fran Levings, Presented by Dave Baker.
    • The Hospital District Board approved a motion to honor 2 grant requests from Essentia Health – Sandstone. One in the amount of $13,048.00 to purchase UV Sanitizing Machines and one in the amount of $22,000 for an Emergency Negative Air Room for COVID-19 response.

 Meeting adjourned at 8:45p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk of New Dosey Township

Also, Signed by

Chairman____________________________________________________Date_____________________

David W. Fornengo

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – JUNE 10TH, 2020

July 10th, 2020

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – JUNE 10TH, 2020

Chairman Dave Fornengo called the meeting to order at 7:30p.m.  Also present:  Supervisor’s Anthony Fornengo and Dave Baker, Clerk Tamara Miritello, Treasurer Wayne Hessler.  Charles Kannegaard, Jeff Cortez and Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner via phone conference.

PUBLIC IMPUT:

  • Charles Kannegaard recently purchased land in New Dosey Township. He was inquiring about splitting the property up.  Due to Pine County taking over our Township Zoning Ordinance, they will have to apply for that permit at the Pine County Court House.

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

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Anthony Fornengo to approve the minutes from May 13th, 2020 Regular Board meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasures Wayne Hessler presented and prepared the Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement.

FUND BALANCE:

General Fund –                                                                                  $-1,290.79

Road and Bridge –                                                                             $30,186.00

Cemetery/Landscaping –                                                               $3,201.07

Fire Protection –                                                                                $6,503.54

Driveways –                                                                                         $6,392.76

Savings –                                                                                               $1,164.25

Fire Hall –                                                                                             $125.45

TOTAL FUNDS                                                                                   $46,282.28

RECEIPTS – JUNE – 2020

                Richard & Shelia Weinhandl – Building Permit                     $25.00

                Benson Vans – Building Permit                                                   $25.00

                Northview Bank – Interest Checking                                        $5.03

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

Clerk Tamara Miritello prepared and Treasurer Wayne Hessler presented the Claims Report and Net Payroll for approval.

CLAIMS:

                #7206 – Doug Wiita                         Mileage Reimbursement              $64.26

                #7207 – Tamara Miritello              Mileage Reimbursement              $53.04

                #7208 – Robin Fornengo               Landscaping Supplies                     $153.37

                #7209 – Dave Baker                        Tri-Township Disposal                    $50.00

                #7210 – Freeconfrencecall.com Charge for conference calls          $0.66

                #7211 – East Central Energy         Electric Bill                                          $48.00

                #7212 – AT&T                                    Telephone/Internet                        $96.95

                #7213 – Dave Baker                        Moderator                                          $20.00

                #7214 – NAPA                                   Statement                                          $154.82

                #7215 – Paul’s Portables               Port a Potty Feb, March, April     $260.00

                #7216 – Jason Fornengo                Lease – lawnmower                        $75.00

                #7217 – Town of Arna                    Culvert Refund                                  $115.00

                #7218 – Dave Fornengo                Mileage Reimbursement              $15.30

GROSS PAY:

                Dave Baker                                                                                                         $100.00

                Adam Fornengo                                                                                                $425.00

                Anthony Fornengo                                                                                          $100.00

                Dave Fornengo                                                                                                 $175.00

                Samantha Gardner                                                                                          $100.00

                Wayne Hessler                                                                                                  $150.00

                Frances Levings                                                                                                 $70.00

                Tamara Miritello                                                                                               $405.00

                Doug Wiita                                                                                                          $370.00

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker to pay these bills. (Carried 3-0)

CLERK’S REPORT:

  • Head Election Judge/Clerk Training Monday June 29th, 2020 **Mandatory** North Pine Government Center, Sandstone 9am-11am – STAY TUNED FOR POSSIBLE CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19.
  • 2019 Population and Household Estimates as of April 1st, 2019
    • Population estimate is 74
    • Household estimate is 37
  • Minnesota Association of Township sent out Membership cards for the town board.
  • Township would like to Thank Robin and Anthony Fornengo for their time planting and watering the flowers at the town hall along with the cemetery.  (Anthony Fornengo would like to get garden boxes for annuals)

ZONING REPORT: Prepared by Fran Levings, Presented by Dave Baker.

  • Pine County has officially taken over all Zoning and Septic administration for New Dosey Township. For Land Use Permit and Septic Permit Applications, please call- 320-216-4220.  The New Dosey Land Use Ordinance is hereby rescinded.

OLD BUISNESS:

  • A&T Pump Service will fix the town hall’s water within the next few weeks. The port-a-potty will be picked up by the end of June.
  • Road Review 2020 – Dave Baker wrote up a detailed field report on the immediate needs for the township roads.  Dave Fornengo also has a detailed field report for the following:
    • Kingsdale Road has a few culverts that will be unplugged and one replaced.  Would like to work with contractor mile by mile in order to use funds appropriately. Any leftover gravel will be placed on Creekview .
    • Hay Creek Road will replace and install new culvert North of Squib Creek Road.
    • Doyle Lane will replace and install new culvert.
    • McDermott Creek Road will replace and install culverts just west of Hay Creek Road.

NEW BUISNESS:

  • Tri-Township Disposal Report: Presented by Dave Baker.
    • Pine County would like to start billing landowners for the service rather than payments coming out of landowner’s taxes. This is still under discussion and will be reviewed at the annual meeting.
  • NPAHD REPORT: Prepared by Fran Levings, Presented by Dave Baker.
    • Pine Medical Center (Essentia – Sandstone), like many Hospitals in Minnesota, is struggling financially. They did however; receive $400,000 from the CARES Act.
    • Pine Medical Center is preparing for the COVID-19 Surge expected this summer.
    • Drive-in testing for COVID-19 is being conducted on the Health Care Campus.
    • The Hospital District has encouraged Gateway Clinic to apply for a grant to meet a specific need the have.

Meeting adjourned at 8:55p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk of New Dosey Township

Also, Signed by Chairman____________________________________________________Date_____________________