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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.



MINUTES- NEW DOSEY TOWN BOARD REGUALAR MEETING –                   November 12TH, 2020

Meeting called to order at 7:30 PM by Chair Dave Fornengo. Also present were the following: Supervisor’s Anthony Fornengo and Dave Baker, Treasurer Wayne Hessler, NPAHD Representative Fran Levings and Clerk Tamara Miritello. Absent was Deputy Clerk Samantha Gardner.


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

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo to approve the minutes of the October 14th, 2020. (Carried 3-0)

Treasurer’s Report was not ready for the meeting; Treasurer Wayne Hessler presented and prepared Cash Balanced Statement.


                General Fund                                                                                     $10,199.59

                Road & Bridge                                                                                   $19,674.94

                Fire Protection                                                                                    $5,233.29

                Cemetery/Landscaping                                                                   $3,895.03

                Fire Hall                                                                                                    $125.45

                Savings Account                                                                                $1,165.35

                Driveways                                                                                           $7,952.76

                                                                                                Total                    $48,246.41


                Pauline Wareshau                           Snowplowing                     $120.00

                Jan Streiff                                            Snowplowing                     $120.00

                Mark Berres                                       Snowplowing                     $120.00

                Samantha Gardner                          Snowplowing                     $120.00

                Tania Strarowoitou                         Snowplowing                     $120.00

                David Baker                                        Snowplowing                     $120.00

                John Ascheman                                Snowplowing                     $120.00

                John Goodrich                                   Snowplowing                     $120.00

                Tri – Township Disposal                 Refund                                 $300.00

                Graig Javes                                         Snowplowing                     $120.00

                Jason Fornengo                                Snowplowing                     $120.00

                Robin Kemp                                       Snowplowing                     $120.00

                Donald Eddy                                       Snowplowing                     $120.00

                                                                                                TOTAL              $1,740.00

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


                #7254                                    Northstar Media (Change of meeting)                    $31.13

                #7255                                  Fran Levings (Ballot count & mileage Reimb.)      $51.00

                #7256                                    AT & T (November 2020)                                              $97.74

                #7257                                    Cybert PC (Laptops – clerk & treasurer)           $1,689.97

                #7258                                    Land and Cabin (Culverts)                                      $1,008.45

                #7259                                    Roberts Excavating (road work)                         $12,852.50

                #7260                                    Napa (grader supply)                                                      $60.49

                #7261                                    Federated Co-ops (Prebuy)                                      $598.56

                #7262                                    East Central Energy (November 2020)                     $63.00

                                TOTAL CLAIMS FOR NOVEMBER – 2020                                           $16,452.84


                Dave Baker                                                                                                                         $100.00

                AJ Fornengo                                                                                                                       $100.00

                Dave Fornengo                                                                                                                 $125.00

                Wayne Hessler                                                                                                                  $140.00

                Fran Levings                                                                                                                       $185.00

                Tamara Miritello                                                                                                               $365.00

                Doug Wiita                                                                                                                          $450.00

Motion by AJ Fornengo, Second by Dave Baker, to pay these bills. (Carried 3-0)


  1. Pine County Township Officers’ Association Meeting – Saturday, October 24th, 2020 @9AM – Due to COVID the attendance was small. A few of the speakers were our local candidates. DNR have several stations set up for testing for CWD. The full minutes of the meeting can be found @
  2. New Dosey Township 2020 Presidential Election results are posted on the bulletin board in front of the town hall.


  1. Road Work -Kinglsdale there is a large hole that will look at getting filled.
    1. Doug Wiita has been doing a great job on the roads.
    1.   Frank Rehberger will be doing the winter road grading.
    1.  A list will be sent out to Jason Fornengo for snowplowing.


  • NPAHD Report – Prepared and presented by Fran Levings.
  • Hospital district will be hosting a Health Care Leadership Conference (Via Zoom) on November 19th, 2020. This is for Pine County Agencies, 23 organizations have signed up.  A few of these are:
    • Pine County Health Dept.
    • Gateway Family Clinic
    • Essentia – Sandstone & Moose Lake
    • Golden Horizons
    • Thrifty White Pharmacy
    • Therapeutic Services
    • City of Sandstone
    • NPAHD
  • Update COVID – 19 cases in Pine County.  As of today (Nov. 19th, 2020) Pine County has had 838 cases. 6 deaths in the last 2 days. 2 senior care homes have cases (Golden Horizon & Lakeside Medical Center) Minnesota Health Dept. states that if Pine County has a group of 25 people or more in one place there are a 50% chance that one of them is infected.
  • Pine County Historical Society– has sent a letter requesting a designated person from the board to help with a project to keep storage of Township records per state statutes.  Dave Baker and Fran Levings will be the liaison in this matter.
  • 2020 New Dosey Township Christmas Party – Cancelled due to COVID-19

Meeting adjourned at 8:00PM

Respectfully submitted,

Tamara Miritello, Clerk

Also, Signed by the Chair____________________________________________________Date_________

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