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MINUTES-NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING-MARCH 11, 2020

March 23rd, 2020

MINUTES-NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING-MARCH 11, 2020

Meeting called to order at 7:30 pm by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also present were Supervisors Jason Fornengo and AJ Fornengo, Clerk Fran Levings, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, and Dave Baker. Deputy Clerk Tammy Miritello was absent.

There was no public input.

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

Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve the Minutes of February  12, 2020.  Carried (3-0).

Treasurer Wayne Hessler presented the Treasurer’s Report. 

FUND BALANCES:

            General-                                              $1818.20

            Road & Bridge-                                   $22,226.94

            Fire Protection-                                   $12,503.54

            Cemetery/Landscaping-                     $3,201.07

            Fire Hall-                                             $125.45

            Driveways-                                          $6,448.36

            Savings Account-                                 $1,164.25

            Cartway-B.Johnson-                            $144.33

TOTAL FUNDS-                                    $67,129.38

Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to transfer $6,000 from the Fire Protection Fund to the General Fund.  Carried (3-0).

RECEIPTS (FEBRUARY)

            Pine County Treasurer            Final 2019 Property Tax                      $1066.13

            Northview Bank                      Interest-Checking                                $6.44

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

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

CLAIMS:

#7157              Dave Fornengo            Cartway Work & 2 hours Chair Work             $165.00

#7158              AJ Fornengo                Cartway & Planning Commission                    $120.00

#7159              Jason Fornengo           Cartway & Gas Reimbursement                     $227.51

#7160              Tamara Miritello        Cartway                                                           $50.00

#7161              Kettle River Graphics  Printing                                                           $21.80

#7162              Jan Streiff                    Judge Training                                                $20.00

#7163              Agnes Sexton               Judge Training & Mileage                               $50.60

#7164              Robert Brewster         Assessing-2019                                                $4210.50

#7165              Dave Baker                  Tri-Township Meeting & Planning Comm.     $70.00

#7166              Fran Levings                Cartway, Planning, Mileage                           $246.20

#7167              Office Depot                Office Supplies                                                $169.22

#7168              ECE                              Electricity-Feb. 2020                                       $64.00

#7169              Pine County Recorder   Recording a Document                                 $46.00

#7170              Northstar Media         Public Notices                                                 $68.59

#7171              Beverly Carlin             Judge Training, Mileage                                 $42.44

#7172              AT&T                           Telephone/Internet-Feb. 2020                       $98.54

#7173              Deep Rock Collision    Truck Repair                                                    $732.52

#7174              Jeannie Virden            Cartway Damages                                           $1657.00

#7175              Jeffrey Lindgren          Cartway Damages                                           $795.34

#7176              Joseph Mangan           Cartway Damages                                           $931.89

#7177              Couri & Ruppe             Legal Services                                                 $912.50

GROSS PAY:

                        Anthony J. Fornengo               $300.00           Wayne Hessler            $345.00

                        Dave Fornengo                        $250.00           Fran Levings                $640.00

                        Jason Fornengo                       $300.00           Tamara Miritello        $95.00

                        Robin Fornengo                       $40.00

CLERK’S REPORT:

  1. Township will be reimbursed for all Presidential Primary expenses by the state.
  2. MAT Short Courses at the DECC in Duluth on April 3- Dave Fornengo, Wayne Hessler and Dave Baker plan to attend.
  3. March 28- Pine County Township Ass’n meeting in Hinckley- 9am.
  4. Wayne Hessler has reserved the Town Hall for July3-5.
  5. Chronic Wasting Disease Town Hall meeting-March 18-Government Center-Sandstone.

OLD BUSINESS:          

  1. Regarding Annual Meeting-Request made to replace the “No Trespassing” sign placed on the corner of the Squib Creek Turn-around- Consensus of the Board is that this sign was placed as an obstruction of the public roadway and therefore, the township has it removed.
  2. Also regarding request made at Annual Meeting- the “No Parking” signs at the edge of the Turn-Around would not be removed.
  3. Chair Fornengo discussed ideas for 2020 road work and said there is a good possibility that funds will be available to do a lot of work on the Kingsdale Road.  Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to publish a bid proposal for 2020 work on the Kingsdale Road.  Carried (3-0).  

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Dave Baker reported that the Tri-Township Disposal District has changed insurance policies.  They now get the truck insured through the Minnesota Association of Township Insurance Trust (MATIT) and are saving over $5000.
  2. Chair Fornengo reported that 2 New Dosey parcels will be auctioned off by Pine County this year.
  3. Flier available on compost bins & rain barrels for sale by Pine County.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:10 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings                Also signed by the Chair ______________________                       

MINUTES-NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING-FEBRUARY 12, 2020

February 26th, 2020

MINUTES-NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING-FEBRUARY 12, 2020

Meeting called to order at 7:30 pm by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also present were Supervisors Anthony J. Fornengo and Jason Fornengo, Clerk Fran Levings, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, Deputy Clerk Tamara Miritello, Dave Baker and Calen Miritello-Baughn.

There was no public input.

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve the Agenda after “Report- Tri-Township Disposal District” under New Business.  Carried (3-0).

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve the Minutes of the January 14, 2020, meeting.  Carried (3-0).

Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve the Minutes of the Cartway Hearing on January 31, 2020.  Carried (3-0).

TREASURER’S REPORT

Treasurer Wayne Hessler presented the Treasurer’s Report.

FUND BALANCES:

            General-                                                          $7542.32

            Road & Bridge-                                               $22,329.08

            Cemetery/Landscaping-                                 $158.43

            Fire Protection-                                               $15,608.32

            Fire Hall-                                                         $125.45

            Driveways-                                                      $6,834.68

            B.Johnson Cartway-                                        $4,998.04

            Savings Account-                                             $1,164.25

            CD-                                                                  $19,497.24

            TOTAL FUNDS-                                                            $78,257.81

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to transfer $3,000 from the Fire Protection Fund to the Cemetery/Landscaping Fund.  Carried (3-0).

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

CLAIMS LIST & NET PAYROLL LIST FOR APPROVAL

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

CLAIMS:

#7157              Dave Fornengo            Cartway Meeting & Prep        $165.00

#7158              AJ Fornengo                Cartway, Planning Meeting    $120.00

#7159              Jason Fornengo           Cartway Meeting, Reimburse Gas      $227.51

#7160              Tamara Miritello        Cartway Meeting                    $50.00

#7161              Kettle River Grafix      Printing                                   $21.80

#7162              Jan Streiff                    Judges Training                       $20.00

#7163              Agnes Sexton               Judges Training, Mileage        $50.60

#7164              Robert Brewster         Assessing                                 $4,210.50

#7165              Dave Baker                  Tri-Disposal Meeting, Planning Meeting        $70.00

#7166              Fran Levings                Cartway,Planning, Mileage    $246.20

#7167              Office Depot                Office Supplies                        $169.22

#7168              ECE                              Electricity-Feb. 2020               $64.00

#7169              Pine County Recorder Record Cartway Resolution    $46.00

#7170              Northstar Media         Public Notices                         $68.59

#7171              Beverly Carlin             Judges Training,Mileage        $42.44

#7172              AT&T                           Telephone/Internet-Feb.        $98.54

#7173              Deep Rock Collision    Truck Repair                            $732.52

#7174              Jeannie Virden            Cartway Damages                   $1,657,00

#7175              Jeffrey Lindgren          Cartway Damages                   $795.34

#7176              Joseph Mangan           Cartway Damages                   $931.69

#7177              Couri & Ruppe             Cartway Legal Services           $912.50

GROSS PAY:

AJ Fornengo                $160.00                       Fran Levings                $515.00

Dave Fornengo            $125.00                       Tamara Miritello        $180.00

Jason Fornengo           $475.00                       Frank Rehberger         $200.00

Robin Fornengo           $40.00                                     Doug Wiita      $50.00

Wayne Hessler            $230.00

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

CLERK’S REPORT:

Township Election-March 10- (4-8 pm)

  1. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to appoint the following Election Judges- Beverly Carlin (Head Judge), Agnes Sexton & Jan Streiff.  Carried (3-0).
  2. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to appoint the same 3 judges to be the Absentee Ballot Board.  Carried (3-0).
  3. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to appoint the following to the Board of Canvass- AJ Fornengo, Jason Fornengo and Don Mishler.  This Board must consist of 2 supervisors and a member of the public and will re-count the votes after the judges have counted them.  Motion carried (3-0).

ZONING REPORT:

Zoning Administrator Fran Levings reported to the Board that the Planning Commission met on Feb. 7 and voted 2-0 to Opt-in to the Pine County Zoning Ordinance.  She had numerous conversations/emails with Pine County Zoning Officer Caleb Anderson which reassured her that zoning administration would be thorough and fair by going with the county.  The Board,  upon motion by Dave Fornengo and seconded by Jason Fornengo, approved Resolution # 30 which authorizes the township to opt-in to the Pine County Zoning Ordinance.  Carried (3-0).

OLD BUSINESS:

  1. NPAHD Report- Representative Fran Levings distributed a handout delineating the purpose, history, functions and activities of the Hospital District during the past few years.  The handout also includes some Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Hospital District.  Copies are available at the town hall. 

NEW BUSINESS:

  1.  Tri-Township Disposal District Report- Representative Dave Baker reported that the Disposal District has borrowed $10,000 to make it through 2020.  They have been unable to sell the old garbage truck and are using it for back-up.  The Disposal District Board plans to raise the levy to $40/parcel in July.  This will take effect in 2021.

ANYTHING ELSE TO COME BEFORE THE BOARD?

            The town hall currently does not have water.  Chair Fornengo spent 2 hours recently trying to solve the problem.  He reported that a pipe down in the ground is frozen and the problem cannot be solved until the ground has thawed.  In the meantime, he will order a heated Port a Potty to be temporarily installed at the town hall.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:01PM.

Respectfully susbmitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk                  Also signed by the Chair __________  Date _______

Election and Annual Meeting, March 10

February 18th, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE

ELECTION AND ANNUAL MEETING

NEW DOSEY TOWNSHIP

            Notice is hereby given to the voters of New Dosey Township that the Annual Election of Officers and Annual Town Meeting will take place on March 10. 2020, at the town hall.  In the event of inclement weather, the event will be the 3rd Wednesday in March.  Election hours are 4-8pm.  Absentee/Early Voting will take place on March 7 (10am-Noon) in the town hall.  Voters will elect:

Supervisor- 3-year term (Candidate- Dave Baker)

Clerk- 2-year term (Candidate-Tamara Miritello)

Election results will be verified by the Board of Canvass immediately following the election.

                                                Fran Levings,

                                                New Dosey Town Clerk