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Board Meeting, March 10, 2008


Meeting called to order at 7:30 p.m. by vice-chair Dave Baker. Also present were supervisor Don Mishler, treasurer Vicki Elliott, and clerk Fran Levings. No one was in the audience.

Motion by Don Mishler, second by Dave Baker, to approve the minutes of the Feb. ’08 meeting. Carried.

Treasurer Vicki Elliott presented the treasurer’s report. (Attached to file copy of minutes). Fund balances were:

General- $33,526.42

R & B- ($1288.62)

Cemetery $221.52

Fire Protection 0.00

Fire Hall $309.07

CDs- $89,768.39

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 list. (Enclosed) Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to approve payment of these bills. Carried.


1. Dates to remember: Mar. 11- Township Election and Annual Mtg.

Mar. 20- Bd. of Re-0rganization Mtg.

Mar. 29- Pine Cty. Township Mtg.-Hinckley

April 14- “ Bd. Of Review- 1:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting- 7:30 p.m.

2. State Auditor’s Report was completed and sent in.

3. ECE will have a rate raise beginning in Mar. ‘08

4. Letter from Robin Poppe, Soil & Water District Director. Motion by Don Mishler, second by Dave Baker, to invite her to our April 14th meeting. Carried.

5. Letter from Central Applicators regarding roadside brush removal. No action taken.

6. Clerk presented printout of names and addresses of all township property owners.


1. Contract for Pine Septic Design. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to contract with this company for sewer inspections and to request that copies of all paperwork regarding the township be sent to the clerk.

2. Clerk met with Dale Powers, Pine County Zoning Administrator, regarding the new state septic rules. The township will be kept in the loop on all developments regarding the county writing of its policy.

3. The township will now be doing its own minor-subdivisions. Interim zoning administrator has copies of “Application for a Minor-Subdivision” and will be getting copies of the “Certificate of Minor-Subdivision”. A new member must be elected to the Planning Commisson to fill the vacancy created by the death of Peter Fornengo. The Planning Commission must then meet to set the fee for a minor-subdivision and approve the application and certificate. Two property owners, John Mishler and Dave Baker, have already requested applications for a minor-subdivision.

4. Copy of Arna Township resolution was presented. Interim Zoning Administrator was asked to draft our own resolution requiring the county to not record any documents for New Dosey Township unless they are submitted by the township clerk or zoning administrator. We want to have a handle on all documents pertaining to our township.


1. Motion by Don Mishler, second by Dave Baker, to submit the draft Snow & Ice Removal policy to the voters at the annual meeting for their review. Carried.

2. Clerk Levings reported that the lawsuit of Jerry Hanson VS Tim Henderson and the Township has gone to trial and Judge Rueter must make a decision within 90 days.


1. Vicki Elliott reported that Clint Elliott, age 16, would like the lawn mowing job for 2008.

2. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to approve the agenda for the Annual Meeting.


1. Dave Baker spoke about the need to raise the levy for 2009. He said that he ran the numbers and in order to get gas tax monies, we need to do this.

2. Dave Baker said he is interested in doing an energy audit for the township and will ask the voters at the annual meeting to authorize him to study the feasibility of putting up a windmill at the town hall.

Meeting adjourned at 8:54 p.m. Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by vice-chair__________________

Date Signed_____________________________

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