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New solar panels at New Dosey Township Town Hall added October 2011

Little Library for Cloverton
Weekenders Carole and Ron Hessler built this adorable Little Library for Cloverton. People can leave a book, then take a book to read.



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.


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)


  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.


  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.


  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_________________________

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