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MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – AUGUST 10TH, 2022.

August 23rd, 2022

Meeting called to order at 7:30pm by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also present were the following: Supervisor’s Dave Baker & Anthony Fornengo, NPAHD Representative Fran Levings, Clerk Tamara Miritello and Treasurer Wayne Hessler.  Beverly Carlin, Al Gloc, and Scot Trenholm joined us for the meeting.

PUBLIC IMPUT:

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

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by John Fornengo, to approve the minutes from July 13th, 2022 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement – tabled (Carried 3-0)

                                Books are still being worked on by MAT (Minnesota Association of Townships) trainer

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

CLAIMS – August 2022

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet August 2022                                       $97.89

                ECE                                                         Electric August 2022                                                        $57.00

                Federated Col-op                            Propane Town hall & Fire Hall                                   $648.28

Land and Cabin                                 Culverts                                                                               $2,316.60

Jason Fornengo                                Lawnmowing/Brushing                                                 $2,635.00            

Don Schirmer                                    Condolence                                                                       $50.00

Dave Baker                                         Tri Township Disposal meeting                                 $50.00

Bev Carlin                                           Election Judge/mileage                                                $117.74

Fran Levings                                       Election Judge/mileage                                                $30.60

Brandon Fornengo                          Tree Clearing                                                                     $6,000.00

DVS Renewal                                     Truck Tabs                                                                          $19.25

Robin Fornengo                               Election judge/mileage                                                $70.60                                  

                                                                                                                                                     TOTAL            $12,092.96

PAYROLL – August 2022

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $185.00

Jason Fornengo                                                                                                                $80.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $100.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $125.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $165.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $562.50

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $1,417.50

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1. MAT trainer is still working on our books
  2. Township Legal Seminar
    1. Saturday, September 17th, 2022 @ Rutledge
  3. Building permits are issued by Pine County- Contact info
    1. Pine County Assessor’s Office – Dianne Johnson 320-591-1635
  4. Legal Fee’s have increased with Couri & Ruppe
  5. NPAHD – Notice of filing for our District Director Representative.
  6. District 7 Meeting
    1. Thursday, August 11th, 2022
  7. Fran Levings, Deputy Clerk is running elections for November Ballots.
  8. Question from landowners about landline available in the area. Clerk was given permission to give two board members address to help establish landlines from Century Link.

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work
    1. All Road work has been completed for the 2022 Season.
      1. Roadside brushing/tree clearing still being down on a few roads.
      1. Landowner requested culvert – Board approved.
    1. Part broken on grader wing, will be fixed by Dave & Jason
    1. Old grader is missing some bolts -those will be replaced.
    1. County will be doing some crushing in our reserved pile.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report
    1. The Hospital District will have an informational booth at the Quarry Days celebration in Sandstone on August 13th.
    1. The Health Care Needs Committee approved an application for an Educational Loan for a person who is currently an EMT to become trained as a Paramedic. This will no go before the Executive Board, then the full board for approval. This loan will be forgiven if the recipient is employed by Essentia Ambulance Service for 2 years after successfully completing the coursework.
  2. ELECTIONS Report
    1. Clerk Tammy Miritello is in charge of all elections.  She has appointed Fran Levings to be the Election Assistant.
    1. New Dosey Township is no longer part of MN District 11B. We are now part of House District 11A which is headquartered in Cloquet.  We are now represented by Mike Sundin and not Nathan Nelson.  Mr Sundin is retiring and both parties have a primary to replace him. 
    1. Beverly Carlin, Robin Fornengo and Fran Levings have been trained to be judges for the March 2023

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is SEPTEEMBER 14th, 2022 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:03PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – JULY 13TH, 2022.

July 26th, 2022

Meeting called to order at 7:30pm by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also present were the following: Supervisor’s Dave Baker & Anthony Fornengo, NPAHD Representative Fran Levings, Clerk Tamara Miritello and Treasurer Wayne Hessler. Richard Hessler joined us for the meeting.

PUBLIC IMPUT:

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

Motion by Anthony Fornengo, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve the minutes from June 8th, 2022 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement – tabled (Carried 3-0)

                                Books are still being worked on by MAT (Minnesota Association of Townships) trainer

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

CLAIMS – July 2022

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet July 2022                                             $97.12

                ECE                                                         Electric July 2022                                                              $59.00

                Federated Col-op                            Propane Town hall & Fire Hall                                   $961.34

Jason Fornengo                                Lawnmowing June/July                                                $150.00                

Robin Fornengo                               Reimb. Vacuum cleaner for town hall                    $348.89

Mary Mosser                                     Condolence                                                                       $50.00

Northview Bank                               Grader Payment                                                              $7,510.59

Pine County                                       2022 Assessment                                                            $1,026.00

Roberts Excavating                         Road Work 2022                                                              $55,510.00

Town Of Wilma                                Heller Road                                                                        $125.00

                                                                                                                                                     TOTAL            $65,837.94

PAYROLL – July 2022

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

Jason Fornengo                                                                                                                $320.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $100.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $115.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $205.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $562.50

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $1,627.50

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1. MAT trainer is still working on our books
  2. Township Legal Seminar
    1. Saturday, September 17th, 2022 @ Rutledge
  3. Deputy Clerk- Fran Levings will fill this position
  4. Hall is reserved for July 15th weekend for a private event.

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work
    1. All Road work has been completed for the 2022 Season. The board believes roads will be on a 4-to-5-year gravel rotation. The board is happy with how the roads turned out. Fornengo Logging will be doing some roadside brushing to remove a few trees in the right-a-way.
      1. Matt Lourey Trail
      1. School House
      1. Loggers Lane
    1. Jason will continue to do roadside brushing
    1. County will be doing some crushing in our reserved pile.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report –
    1. A series of Blood Pressure Clinics are being held hosted by the District on September. One clinic will be held at the Cloverton Fire Hall from 10am-1pm. First Responder Suzanne Story will be on hand to take the blood pressure of anyone who stops in. This is free to the public. Refreshments will be served.
    1. Dr.Thomas Witt, Administrator – Essentia Hospital-Sandstone provided the following information to the Hospital District:
      1. For the 1st 5 months of this year the following statistics apply:
        1. Patients Days 1,080
        1. Surgeries 252
        1. Emergency Room Visits 4,445
  2. Grader had its Spring maintenance done and new kit was installed that was mentioned earlier this year.

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is AUGUST 10th, 2022 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:03PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – JUNE 8th 2022.

July 13th, 2022

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

PUBLIC IMPUT:

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

Motion by Anthony Fornengo, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve the minutes from May 11th, 2022 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement – tabled (Carried 3-0)

                                Books are still being worked on by MAT (Minnesota Association of Townships) trainer

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

CLAIMS – June 2022

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet June 2022                                           $137.73

                ECE                                                         Electric June 2022                                                            $56.00

                Dave Baker                                         Tri-Township Meeting                                                   $50.00

                Bruno Deep Rock                             Fuel                                                                                       $1,218.69

                Robin Fornengo                               Reim. Supplies                                                                  $154.30

                Jason Fornengo                                Roadside Brushing June                                                $3,240.00

                                                                                                                                                     TOTAL            $4,856.72

PAYROLL – June 2022

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

Jason Fornengo                                                                                                                $550.00

Robin Fornengo                                                                                                               $50.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $85.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $165.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $737.50

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $1,912.50

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1. MAT trainer is still working on our books
  2. Notice for Primary Elections – Mail in ballots will be sent out around July 19th, 2022.
  3. New Dosey Township Population and Household estimates
    1. April 1st 2021 population – 88
    1. April 1st 2021 Household – 36
  4. Township Legal Seminar
    1. Saturday, September 17th, 2022 @ Rutledge
  5. Upcoming training for Head/Election Judges for new equipment
  6. Robin request for new vacuum
  7. Looking for Deputy Clerk

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work –
    1. School house, Loggers Lane and Doyle Lane done
    1. Matt Lourey Trail shouldn’t disk, rocks need to be removed.
    1. Right away clearing – school house and Matt Lourey.
    1. Dave Baker received a call in regards to the turn around on Squib Creek Road – Board will see how next season goes.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report –
    1. The annual audit of the district’s finances was completed by Esterbrooks Certified Public Accountants in Duluth. They determined that all financial records of the district are in order and they perceived no concerns.
    1. The Hospital District will have an informational booth at the Quarry Days celebration in Sandstone on August 13th.
    1. A graduation ceremony was held on May 19th for the 13 people who completed the Emergency Responders course sponsored by the Hospital District.
    1. Dr. Thomas Witt, Admin for Essentia- Sandstone and Moose Lake reported that the Pine Medical Board is increasing its membership and would like 5 more community members to join. – The board meets quarterly.
    1. Dr. Witt also announced that Essentia-Sandstone opened an “Urgent Care” program recently.

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is AUGUST 10th, 2022 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 7:57PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________