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INUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – SEPTEMBER 8TH 2021

September 9th, 2021

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – SEPTEMBER 8TH 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, Clerk Tamara Miritello, NPAHD Representative Fran Levings and resident Don Eddy.  Absent was Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner.

PUBLIC INPUT:

                Fran had Jan Streiff added to the New Dosey Honor Roll plaque.

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 August 11th, 2021 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement

FUND BALANCES – AUGUST 2021:

                GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                $80,927.99

                ROAD & BRIDGE                                                                                                               $-28,441.76

                FIRE PROTECTION                                                                                                            $11,247.04

                CEMETERY/LANDSCAPING                                                                                          $6,992.83

                FIRE HALL                                                                                                                            $125.45

                SAVINGS ACCOUNT                                                                                                        $1,165.79

                DRIVEWAYS                                                                                                                       $8,814.75

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $80,832.09

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

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Anthony Fornengo, to pay expenses for MAT trainer to help Clerk and Treasurer with CTAS. (Carried 3-0)

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

CLAIMS – SEPTEMBER 2021

Jason Fornengo                                 Roadside Brushing                                                          $1,800.00

Jason Fornengo                                Lawnmowing Rental                                                      $100.00                

Marty’s Pest Control                      Pest control                                                                        $125.00

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet September 2021                              $98.02

                ECE                                                         September 2021 Electric                                              $61.00

                NAPA                                                    August Statement                                                           $309.93

                Roberts Excavating                         Road work 2021 Inv. 1749                                            $33,365.00

                                                                                                                                   TOTAL                              $35,858.95

RECEIPTS- August 2021

                Northview Bank                               Interest – Checking                                                          $3.37

                Pine County Treasurer                   Taxes 2020                                                                          $9,506.60  

                Deloris Schirmer                              Snowplowing 2021                                                        $150.00

                Lucy Hager                                          Donation                                                                             $30.00

                                                                                                                                     TOTAL                            $9,689.97

PAYROLL – September 2021

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

Jason Fornengo                                                                                                                $80.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $80.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $65.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $225.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $587.50

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $1,362.50

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1.  Hager party left a $30.00 donation
  2. Application for ARP funds has been submitted.
  3. Pine County Board of Commissioners is holding a Committee of the Whole Meeting. September 14th, 2021 in Sandstone or by ZOOM.
  4. County is looking for 2022 Levy info – No new levy for 2022
  5. Land & Cabins updated prices for culverts
  6. Township Legal Seminar – September 25th 2021
  7. Thank you card for donation to Family Pathways
  8. Marty’s pest control – renewal
    1. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve Marty’s Pest Control to continue service in 2022.
  9. Clerk will be working on 2022 Budget.

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work/Roadside Brushing
    1. Creekview has been completed. Culverts have been placed on hold as it’s been a dry season and not sure where/if any are needed. Under review.
    1. Culvert needs to be added on Kingsdale Road, and a load added to Omar drive. Dave Fornengo will drive to access, report to Roberts and board next month.
      1. Roadwork is at the cap of the 2021 budgeted amount for the year.  Will revisit at 2022 Road Review.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report – Fran Levings
    1. Fran handed out current newsletter, that will be printed and available bi-monthly.
    1. The Board approved the following Education Loan applications. All of these applicants are currently employed at Essentia-Sandstone: The criteria for the acceptance includes the clause that the applicant must be employed on the Hospital Campus for 2 years after receiving the certifications or degree they seek.
      1. An LPN will pursue a Registered Nurse degree at Rasmussen University, Blaine, MN. She received tuition payment for one semester – $5,683.00.
      1. A Radiologic Technician will pursue a BS degree in Medical Imaging via an on-line course at Mercy College of Ohio. This is a 3-year program and she will receive semester tuition payments of $2,065 for those 3 years.
      1. A Case Manager/Stroke Coordinator will pursue a BS degree in Nursing. She is looking at several colleges & universities and will receive tuition payments of up to $7,000.00 per year.
      1. An EMT with the Essentia ambulance service will attain certification to become a Paramedic at Ridgewater College, Wilmar, MN. He was awarded up to $7,000.00 for this course.

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is OCTOBER 13th, 2021 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 7:56PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – AUGUST 11TH 2021

August 31st, 2021

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – AUGUST 11TH 2021.

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

PUBLIC IMPUT:  

Motion by Anthony 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 June 9th, 2021 meeting. (Carried 2-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement

FUND BALANCES – AUGUST 2021:

                GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                $72,162.40

                ROAD & BRIDGE                                                                                                               $-30,329.64

                FIRE PROTECTION                                                                                                            $10,676.64

                CEMETERY/LANDSCAPING                                                                                          $6,612.57

                FIRE HALL                                                                                                                            $125.45

                SAVINGS ACCOUNT                                                                                                        $1,165.79

                DRIVEWAYS                                                                                                                       $8,664.75

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $69,086.69

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 – AUGUST 2021

Fran Levings                                       Mileage reimburse                                                         $20.40

Dave Baker                                         Tri-Township meeting                                                   $50.00

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet August 2021                                       $98.02

                ECE                                                         August 2021 Electric                                                       $62.00

                Tammy Miritello                             Office Max Reimburse                                                  $187.43

                Ace Hardware                                   Townhall supplies                                                         $62.25

                Roberts Excavating                         Road work 2021 Inv. 1736                                            $3,945.00

                                                                                                                                   TOTAL                              $4,425.10

RECEIPTS- JULY 2021

                Northview Bank                               Grader funds                                                                     $69,725.00

                Pine County Treasurer                   Taxes 2020                                                                          $3541.32  

                Pine County Treasurer                   2021 RSP Tax 1 half                                                      $42,616.80

                                                                                                                                     TOTAL                            $115,883.12

PAYROLL – JULY 2021

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $185.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $100.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $135.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $185.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $487.50

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $1,292.50

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1.  Weekend of 8/27/21 townhall rental.
  2. Town hall reserved for Thanksgiving Day.
  3. District 7 Meeting August 12th, 2021
  4. Township Legal Seminar – September 25th 2021

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work/Roadside Brushing
    1. Waiting on invoice for Roadside brushing invoice to decide on how much more brushing will be done for the summer season.
    1. N. Matt Lorey, Highland Drive and Couvou Lane has been completed. Creekview Lane is staked and ready for work.
  2. Old grader – Someone has been out and placed an offer on our old grader for $9,500.00 Board members have gone over options and has made the following motion.
    1. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second Dave Baker, to sell old grader for $9,500.00. Carried (3-0)

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report – Fran Levings
    1. Essentia Sandstone and Moose Lake has a new administrator – Dr. Thomas Witt
    1. The board approved a grant request from Essentia to have a “Tele-sitter” available, to be placed in patients’ rooms. This is a camera which will be monitored by an Essentia employee. The purpose is to be able to see if the patient falls, gets un-hooked from medications, becomes violent or perhaps is suicidal, etc. The patient must give prior consent to the device. The request of $10,000 for the portable camera was honored by the Hospital District.
    1. The board has also received 4 Education Loan Applications.  This program has become quite popular. The board will pay $7,000/year for up to 3 years for an applicant who will get the education, then work for at least 2 years on the campus.  The loan does not have to be repaid under these conditions. If, however, the applicant does NOT work on the Hospital Campus for at least 2 years, the loan must be repaid.  The Board requires transcripts of all grades.  The Board will interview all candidates and decide at the August 24th,2021 meeting whether or not to grant the loan request.
  2. TRI-County Disposal Report – Dave Baker
    1. Tri-Township Disposal board is requesting approval of the electors to increase the Solid Waste collection fee to $80.00 per year per property tax owner on record of improved property with no duplicates located in the 5-township listed below, with no rebates to be given. This action is requested due to the increase cost of all phases of operation. (Arna, Clover, Danforth, New Dosey, and Wilma)
    1. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Anthony Fornengo, to approve fee increase for Tri-Township Disposal for year 2022 and forward. (Carried 3-0)
  3. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Anthony Fornengo, to approve gravel lease from Pine County Land Department. (Carried 3-0)

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is September 8h, 2021 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:15pm

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________

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

August 31st, 2021

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – JULY 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, Clerk Tamara Miritello and NPAHD Representative Fran Levings. Absent was Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner.

PUBLIC IMPUT:  

Motion by Anthony 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 June 9th, 2021 meeting. (Carried 2-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement was tabled

                **We are expecting the first tax payment this month, so we are leaving the accounts as is vs transferring funds to fix deficit. **

FUND BALANCES – JULY 2021:

                GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                $(4,867.70)

                ROAD & BRIDGE                                                                                                               $27,447.50

                FIRE PROTECTION                                                                                                            $7,907.15

                CEMETERY/LANDSCAPING                                                                                          $5,037.39

                FIRE HALL                                                                                                                            $125.45

                SAVINGS ACCOUNT                                                                                                        $1,165.64

                DRIVEWAYS                                                                                                                       $8,664.75

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $45,480.18

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

CLAIMS – JULY 2021

Tammy Miritello                             Postage reimburse                                                         $55.00

Bruno Deep Rock                             Diesel                                                                                   $750.17

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet July 2021                                             $98.16

                ECE                                                         July 2021 Electric                                                             $61.00

                US Treasury                                        2nd Qtr.

 taxes                                                                    $918.00

                Ziegler Cat                                          Caterpillar – grader                                                   $69,725.00

                Jason Fornengo                                Road side brushing                                                         $5,670.00

                Roberts Excavating                         Road work 2021 Inv. 1719                                            $9,670.00

                NAPA-Sandstone                             July 2021 Statement                                                      $71.49

                Jason Fornengo                                Mowing Reimbursement July                                   $75.00

                Town of Wilma                                 Heller Rd – Roadside brushing                                   $5,670.00

                                                                                                                                   TOTAL                              $87,143.17

RECEIPTS- JULY 2021

                Northview Bank                               Interest – Checking                                                            $1.74

                Northview Bank                               Interest – Savings                                                               $0.15

                Northview Bank                               Grader – funds                                                         $69,725.00

                                                                                                                                     TOTAL                    $69,726.89

PAYROLL – JULY 2021

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $295.00

Jason Fornengo                                                                                                                $260.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $160.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $45.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $245.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $625.00

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $1,830.00

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1.  Town hall has been reserved for Hager
  2. Country Store & More (Corner of Duxbury Rd & Tamarack Rd) offering propane, Non-Oxy Fuel.
  3. ARPA Meeting July 27th, 2021
  4. District 7 Meeting August 12th, 2021
  5. Township Legal Seminar – September 25th 2021

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work
    1. Rocky Road completed

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report
    1. A Strategic Planning Committee has been formed to work on a 3-year plan for the Hospital District. Committee members are Bill Olson, Fran Levings, Barb Fischer, Brenda Langseth-Perrault, Gary Klein, Catherine Colsrud, and Doug Driver.
    1. Benefits for having a Hospital District
      1. Oversight of health care quality being provided in the community
      1. Input solicited from the community regarding local health needs
      1. Access to federal and state grants & other funding
      1. Advocacy voice for improving health care to our community on the state & Federal levels of government.
    1. Watch for the Hospital District Newsletter every other month from now on.
  2. Grader
    1. Ziegler – Preventative Maintenance contract. A non-binding, pay per work order.
    1. Next year the board would like to budget for tires.
    1. Dave Fornengo will price out the old grader, to sell.

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is August 11th, 2021 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:44pm

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________