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MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – NOVEMBER 10th 2021

November 17th, 2021

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – NOVEMBER 10th 2021.

Meeting called to order at 7:30pm by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also present 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:

                Questions asked – “is there a program for helping community members pay for snowplowing if they cannot afford?” 

                Answer – Yes, the board will not turn down community members and are willing to work out an arrangement.

                Question asked – “There is a member of the community that needs time to pay for snowplowing dues, would the board work with them on an arrangement.”

                Answer – Absolutely yes!! Arrangements have been made and plowing will be done.

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

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

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement

FUND BALANCES – OCTOBER 2021:

                GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                $10,609.55

                ROAD & BRIDGE                                                                                                               $5,191.88

                FIRE PROTECTION                                                                                                            $11,247.04

                CEMETERY/LANDSCAPING                                                                                          $6,892.83

                FIRE HALL                                                                                                                            $125.45

                SAVINGS ACCOUNT                                                                                                        $1,165.94

                DRIVEWAYS                                                                                                                       $9,654.75

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $44,887.44

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.

RECEIPTS – NOVEMBER 2021

                Dave Baker                                         Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Samantha Gardner                         Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Tania Starowoitow                         Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                John Goodrich                                  Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Diana Stellmach                               Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Craig Javes                                          Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00

                Dan Raboin                                        Snowplowing 2021-2022                                               $120.00                                                                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $840.00

CLAIMS – NOVERMBER 2021

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet October 2021                                    $97.59

                ECE                                                         October 2021 Electric                                                    $54.00

                Town of Wilma                                 Heller Rd work                                                                  $218.15

                                                                                                                                     TOTAL                            $369.74

PAYROLL – NOVEMBER 2021

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $180.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $100.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $205.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $350.00

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $845.00

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1. Copy of books sent over to MAT trainer for assistance.
  2. Northview CD –
    1. The board has decided to leave it as is for now. We are at a higher Interest rate then switching it to the new option of 48-month term.
  3. Northview Bank paperwork needs signatures.
  4. Survey on property Monday, November 15, 2021

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work
    1. Beavers have been busy clogging up culverts around the area,(Kingsdale and Creekview) but we have someone working on the issue.
    1. Mike Schuller and Jason Fornengo will be grading and plowing the roads and private driveways for the winter season 2021-2022, Dave and John Fornengo will be back up.  

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report – Fran Levings
    1. At the October meeting of the Board, The Annual Leadership Awards were presented.  Recipients this year are:
      1. Ron Osladil, outgoing Chair of the Board and long-time member. Ron moved to Sandstone in September, making him ineligible to represent Finlayson Township on the Board.
      1. Becky Foss, Director of Pine County Health & Human Services. Becky has been tireless in working to maintain low levels of COVID 19 throughout the county and still addressing other health concerns that we face.
      1. Scott Nigon, Essentia Hospital Finance Director who recently retired. Scott worked for all of the Essentia Hospitals in the area, but particularly concentrated on Essentia-Sandstone in assisting in getting it up and running.
    1. The Hospital District, working with the Pine County Health Department, has compiled a Directory of all Pine County Area Health Care Providers.

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is DECEMBER 8th, 2021 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:01PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – OCTOBER 13th 2021

November 14th, 2021

MINUTES – NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING – OCTOBER 13th 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, NPAHD Representative Fran Levings and Clerk Tamara Miritello VIA telephone.  Absent was Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner.

PUBLIC IMPUT:

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

Motion by Anthony Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the minutes from September 8th, 2021 meeting. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report and Cash Balance Statement

FUND BALANCES – SEPTEMBER 2021:

                GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                $10,609.55

                ROAD & BRIDGE                                                                                                               $5,191.88

                FIRE PROTECTION                                                                                                            $11,247.04

                CEMETERY/LANDSCAPING                                                                                          $6,892.83

                FIRE HALL                                                                                                                            $125.45

                SAVINGS ACCOUNT                                                                                                        $1,165.94

                DRIVEWAYS                                                                                                                       $8,814.75

                                                                                                                                TOTAL                   $44,047.44

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 – OCTOBER 2021

Federated Co-op                              Prebuy Propane                                                               $2,034.35

Pine County                                       Election Expense                                                             $204.84                

Glen Williamson                              Website Service                                                               $360.00

                AT&T                                                     Phone/Internet October 2021                                    $98.02

                ECE                                                         October 2021 Electric                                                    $57.00

                Deloris Schirmer                              Refund for overpayment                                              $30.00

                US Treasury                                        3rd Qtr. payroll taxes                                                 $686.21

                Fran Levings                                       Mileage reimbursement                                          $55.50

                Dave Baker                                         Tri-Township Disposal Meeting                             $50.00

                Duxbury Fire Dept                           Fire Protection 1 year                                              $4,500.00

                Askov Deep Rock                             Diesel Fuel                                                                      $911.53 

                Kettle River Grafix                          Snowplowing notices                                                 $39.40

                                                                                                                                     TOTAL                            $9,689.97

PAYROLL – October 2021

Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

Anthony Fornengo                                                                                                          $100.00

Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $245.00

Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                 $180.00

Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $35.00

Tamara Miritello                                                                                                             $265.00

Doug Wiita                                                                                                                         $600.00

                                                                                                                TOTAL                $1,525.00

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

CLERK’S REPORT

  1.  Application for ARP funds has been submitted.
  2. Pine County Township Officer’s Association meeting, October 23,2021 @9am
  3. Petra from MAT will be here for training on October 23rd, 2021.
  4. County is looking for Levy info for 2022.
  5. A survey for the townhall will be done for MAT insurance.
  6. Pine County Broadband Project is looking for members of the community for input on suppling broadband to rural areas.
  7. Northview Bank paperwork needs signatures.
  8. Resolution for CD – Tabled for more info

OLD BUISNESS

  1. Road Work
    1. Creekview has been completed. Culverts have been placed on hold.
    1. Beavers have been busy clogging up culverts around the area.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. NPAHD Report – Fran Levings
    1. The district approved 2 grant applications from Essentia Hospital – Sandstone
      1. $9506.33 was approved for a P500 Therapy Surface that can prevent and promote healing of pressure ulcers in patients. Fran Levings then presented a photo of the specialized mattress that will be purchased.
      1. $17,123.33 was approved to replace at Post Anesthesia Care Unit surgery stretcher. The stretcher will be used for pre-op patients, overflow ED patients and Urgent Care patients. They see a lot of use at the hospital.
      1. The Hospital District website has been upgraded – Check it out!
      1. Fran Levings distributed a handout listing COVID cases thus far in 6 Pine County cities.
  2. Snow plow truck has had some work done, Grader will be operated by Dave Fornengo and is ready for 2021-2022 winter season.

Anything else to come to the board? – NONE

Next meeting is NOVEMBER 10TH, 2021 @7:30PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:07PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara L Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________________________

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_________________________