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MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – APRIL 14TH 2021

May 3rd, 2021

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – APRIL 14TH 2021

Meeting called to order at 7:30pm by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also presents were the following: Supervisor’s Dave Baker & Anthony Fornengo, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, and Clerk Tamara Miritello.  Absent were Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner and NPAHD Representative Fran Levings.

PUBLIC IMPUT:  NONE

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

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Anthony Fornengo, to approve the minutes from March 10th, 2021 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Motion by Anthony Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the minutes from the Board of Re-Organization meeting on March 19th, 2021. (Carried 3-0)

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

FUND BALANCES – APRIL 2021:

                GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                $267.84

                ROAD & BRIDGE                                                                                                               $29,270.18

                FIRE PROTECTION                                                                                                            $7,907.15

                CEMETERY/LANDSCAPING                                                                                          $5,037.39

                FIRE HALL                                                                                                                            $125.45

                SAVINGS ACCOUNT                                                                                                        $1,165.64

                DRIVEWAYS                                                                                                                       $8,664.75

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $52,438.40

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

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

CLAIMS – APRIL 2021

Napa Auto                                          April 2021 statement                                     $125.91

NorthStar Media                              Election Notice                                                 $48.75

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet April 2021                           $98.08

                ECE                                                         April 2021 Electric                                           $63.00

                Tamara Miritello                             Amazon – ink                                                    $84.22

                MATIT                                                   Insurance 2021-2022                                       $2,100.00

                Dave Baker                                         Tri-Disposal Meeting                                     $50.00

                Fran Levings                                       Moderator – Annual meeting                    $20.00

                US Treasury                                        1st QRT. Payroll Taxes 2021                          $859.18

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $3,449.14

PAYROLL – APRIL 2021

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $200.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $290.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $200.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $170.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $80.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $450.00

Frank Rehberger                                                                                                              $0.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $480.00

                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $1,870.00

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1. Meeting for Local Board of Appeal and Equalization will be April 22nd, 2021 with Bob Brewster 320-242-3236 Meeting will be held by phone call due to ongoing pandemic.
  2. New Dosey is expected to receive an est. $8,883.00 from Federal Government due to COVID 19 Recovery Act. More details will follow.
  3. Pine County Township Officer’s Association Meeting on March 27,2021 had a verity of speakers. All minutes can be found on the Township Officer’s website.

OLD BUISNESS

                Road Work – waiting for Spring 2021 Road Review to determined Summer projects. Might flag some area’s that are having issues with people getting suck.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Jason Fornengo has been hired for lawn mowing for the 2021 season
  2. Road Review is set for April 30th, 2021 @ 8:30am.  May’s meeting will have the report.
  3. Swear in Wayne Hessler for Treasurer for a 2-year term.
  4. Grader update – Grader is old and has some maintenance that is needing to be done. The est. of repairs is more than the equipment’s value. Dave Fornengo has been making calls to dealers for options. Something the board will have start having a discussion on what steps they want to take.
  5. NPAHD REPORT – Prepared by Fran Levings and presented by Dave Baker
  6. The Board has been participating in continued ZOOM meetings with health care officials both county and statewide to discuss other programs and options for maintaining quality health care in rural MN.
  7. The Board is planning a Strategic Planning overall of its goals and future plans.

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Meeting adjourned at 8:25pm

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – MARCH 10TH 2021

April 13th, 2021

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – MARCH 10TH 2021

Meeting called to order at 7:30pm by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also presents were the following: Supervisor’s Dave Baker & Anthony Fornengo, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, and Clerk Tamara Miritello.  Absent were Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner and NPAHD Representative Fran Levings.

PUBLIC IMPUT:  NONE

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

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Anthony Fornengo, to approve the minutes from February 10th, 2021 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report was given at the Annual Meeting

FUND BALANCES:

                                GENERAL                                                                                                             $10,548.15

                                ROAD & BRIDGE                                                                                               $22,337.56

                                CEMETERY/LANDSCAPING                                                                          $5,003.03

                                FIRE PROTECTION                                                                                            $7,855.62

                                FIRE HALL                                                                                                            $125.45

                                SAVINGS ACCOUNT                                                                                        $1,165.21

                                DRIVEWAYS                                                                                                       $8,664.75

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $55,699.77

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

CLAIMS – MARCH 2021

Fran Levings                                      Election Judge                                                   $70.00

Dave Baker                                         Tri-Disposal Meeting                                     $50.00

Town of Wilma                                 Heller Road Work                                            $1,156.20

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet February 2021                   $118.08

                ECE                                                         February 2021 Electric                                    $76.00

                Beverly Carlin                                    Election Judge                                                   $80.20

                Kettle River Grafix                          Ballots for 2021 Election                              $20.00

                Northstar Media                              Election Notice                                                 $89.76

                Seven County Senior                      Contract for Services 2021                           $250.00

                New Pathways, Inc                          Contact for Services 2021                             $250.00

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $2,160.24

PAYROLL – MARCH 2021

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $200.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $250.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $200.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $270.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $100.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $780.00

Frank Rehberger                                                                                                              $175.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $175.00

                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $2,150.00

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1. Dave Fornengo and Wayne Hessler have been re-elected for Supervisor and Treasurer position.
  2. Board of Re-Organization meeting March 19th, 2021 @7:30pm
  3. Pine County Township Officer’s Association Meeting will be Saturday, March 27th, 2021 @ Hinckley Community Center. Meeting starts @9am – Social Distancing and masks will be required. Clerk Tammy will attend the meeting.
  4. MAT 2021 Short courses will be virtual and held
    1. March 22nd – March 25th, 2021
    1. March 30th – April 1st, 2021
  5. Online Training for Townships Officials are available – MAT website

  OLD BUISNESS

                Road Work – waiting for Spring 2021 Road Review to determined Summer projects.

NEW BUSINESS

                NPAHD ANNUAL MEETING REPORT – Prepared and Presented by Fran Levings at Annual meeting:

  1. Three new Board members
    1. City of Sandstone
    1. City of Hinckley
    1. At Large
  2. Grant request approved in 2020
    1. Therapeutic Services Agency – $5,000.00 (Mental Health Relief due to COVID 19)
    1. Bruno Food Shelf – $7,000.00
    1. Gateway Clinics in Sandstone & Hinckley – $8693.93 (Reimburse for COVID 19 supplies)
    1. Essentia – Sandstone $13,048.00 (2 UV Sanitizing Clean Slate Machines)
    1. Essentia – Sandstone $22,000.00 (Roof vent to install a negative air pressure machine)
    1. Educational Loan to student – 3-year online course to become a Psychiatric Nurse $21,00.00 ($7,000.00/year)
    1. Essentia- Sandstone – $7,650.00 (Improve the grounds)
  3. February meeting – Ambulance Director was a Guest Speaker – Part of the discussion concerned was the response time for ambulances to come on a call to Eastern Pine County. Mr. Newton said “is it cost prohibitive to place an ambulance out here”.  He said “they responded to about 15,000 calls in 2020 and only 1500 of them were for Eastern Pine County (Most at Lake Lena). First responders and EMT’s are authorized to call in a helicopter and that will come from either Danbury or Webster, WI.

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Meeting adjourned at 7:50pm –

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – FEBRUARY 10, 2021

February 22nd, 2021

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – FEBRUARY 10TH 2021. 

Meeting called to order at 7:30pm by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also presents were the following: Supervisor’s Dave Baker & Anthony Fornengo, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, and Clerk Tamara Miritello.  Absent were Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner and NPAHD Representative Fran Levings. 

PUBLIC IMPUT:  NONE 

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

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Anthony Fornengo, to approve the minutes from January 13th, 2021 meeting. (Carried 3-0) 

Treasurer Wayne Hessler and Clerk Tamara Miritello were not able to balance February 2021 books as they are still learning the process on year end procedures. Will table until March 2021 meeting.   

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

CLAIMS – FEBRUARY 2021 

Robert Brewster  Assessing 2021 -2022 $4,210.50 

Robert Springer Auditing 2020 Fiscal Year $260.00 

Bruno Deep Rock Refill Fuel 20.89 gallons $58.50 

AT&T Phone/Internet January 2021 $99.52 

ECE January 2021 Electric  76.00 

Tamara Miritello Office supplies, stamps & mileage $148.90 

TOTAL $4,853.42 

PAYROLL – FEBRUARY 2021 

Dave Baker $100.00 

Dave Fornengo (paid in December but missed meeting) $0.00 

Anthony Fornengo $220.0 

Jason Fornengo $287.50 

Wayne Hessler $140.00 

PAYROLL – FEBRUARY 2021 – cont. 

Fran Levings $90.00 

Tamara Miritello $515.00 

Frank Rehberger $0.00 

Doug Wiita $0.00 

TOTAL $1,3582.50 

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

CLERK’S REPORT 

  1. Election Day is Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 Polls open at 5PM and close at 8PM. 
  1. Election Clerks will be Beverly Carlin as Head Judge, Fran Levings and Clerk Tamara Miritello. 
  1. Annual Meeting is Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 at 8:15pmafter polls have closed.   
  1. Board of Re-Organization is Friday, March 19th, 2021 at 7:30PM 
  1. Social Distancing practices will be in place on Election Day – Masks, gloves and hand sanitizer will be provided if requested.  

OLD BUISNESS 

Road Work – waiting for Spring 2021 Road Review to determined Summer projects.  

NEW BUSINESS 

NPAHD REPORT – Prepared by Fran Levings and presented by Dave Baker 

  1. New Members of the Board were sworn in at the January meeting. 
  1. Jeanne Larson – City of Sandstone 
  1. Dean Driver – City of Hinckley 
  1. Debra Hultman – At – Large 
  1. Board Officers elected at the January meeting- 
  1. Chair – Bill Olson – Pine Lake Township 
  1. Vice – Chair – Fran Levings – New Dosey Township 
  1. Secretary – Brenda Langseth-Perrault – Dell Grove Township 
  1. Treasurer – Barb Fischer – Danforth Township 
  1. The Board granted $1500 to the Duxbury Volunteer Fire Department for equipment.  The Fire Department had requested $3000, but since only 2 of the 4 townships (New Dosey & Ogema) served by the Fire Department are members of the Hospital District, $1500 was approved.  

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE 

Meeting adjourned at 7:49pm 

Respectfully submitted, 

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk 

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date________________