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Board Meeting and Board of Audit, February 11, 2008



FEB. 11, 2008 (Unapproved as yet)

The Board of Audit for New Dosey Township met at 7 p.m. Supervisors Don Mishler and Dave Baker audited the financial records of both the treasurer and the clerk for 2007.

They signed at statement attesting that the books of both were in order. (Financial records are on file in the town hall.)

The regular meeting of the town board was called to order at 7:30p.m. by vice-chair Dave Present were supervisor Don Mishler, treasurer Vicki Elliott, and clerk Fran Levings. Absent was chair Dave Fornengo. Also present was Todd Elliott.

Motion by Don Mishler, second by Dave Baker, to approve the minutes of Jan. 14, 2008, as printed. Carried.

Treasurer Vicki Elliott presented the treasurer’s report. (Attached to file copy) Fund balances are: General Fund $37,977.16

Road & Bridge Fund ($483.62)

Cemetery Fund $221.52

Fire Hall Fund $309.07

Fire Protection Fund 0.00

CDs $89,629.34

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to approve the treasurer’s report. Carried.

Clerk Fran Levings presented the claims list for approval and the net employee pay sheet. (attached to file copy). Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to pay these bills. Carried.


1. Dates to remember- Mar. 10- Next regular meeting

Mar. 11- Election & Annual Meeting

Election 4-8 p.m.

Annual Meeting 8:15 p.m

Mar. 20- Board of Re-organization- 7:30p.m

April 14- 1 p.m.-Board of Review

7:30 p.m.- Regular Meeting

2. Presented 2008 Proposed Taxable Market Value list. – Dave Baker said he ran the numbers and thinks we may have to tax higher to get the gas tax money. We no longer get stumpage money from the state. He will bring it up at the Annual Meeting.

3. Clerk met with website master Glen Williamson to give him current township information. The 2 of them will meet at the end of each month to keep the website current.

4. Clerk completed and sent in the “Best Practices in Energy Costs’ survey.

5. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to send a copy of our proposed legislation regarding town roads presumed to be abandoned to the Minnesota Ass’n of Townships. Carried.

6. Clerk sent all LUCA materials back to the census bureau with a letter explaining why it was too difficult to do.

7. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to authorize he clerk to purchase a printout of names and mailing addresses of all property owners in New Dosey township. Carried.

8. Clerk presented the Bridge Inspection report from Pine County. It stated that our township had no bridges scheduled for inspection in

9. The Pine County Highway Dept has a motorgrader for sale on bids. Minimum bid of $58,575.00 expected. No action taken.

10. Clerk distributed a sheet from Clarence’s Recycling, Isanti, about their business.


1. The township now has a copy of the new MCPA rules regarding on-site sewer inspections.


1. Draft policy of “Plowing Private Driveways” for annual meeting. Motion by Don Mishler, second by Dave Baker, to appoint Dave Baker to write a draft policy to be presented at the next regular meeting. Carried.

2. Lawsuit regarding road dispute- Dave Baker and/or Don Mishler will speak with landowner Burton Scheuller about the current status of the dispute.


1. Dave Baker will discuss the Energy Audit at the Annual Meeting.

2. Clerk pointed out that according to the 2007 Financial Report, we are spending more money than we are taking in.


1. Todd Elliott expressed concern about the low population of the township and that perhaps we should be brainstorming with Arna and Wilma Townships about strategies for bringing permanent residents in. Suggested that we may need a Tri-Township Development Commission.

2. Don Mishler reported that the Joint Powers Board of the Tri-Township Disposal District plans to lower the rate for refuse pickup from $36/parcel to $30/parcel.

Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m. Signed ____________________________________



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