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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 7:30 p.m. by Chair Dave Fornengo. Also present were Supervisor Dave Baker, Treasurer Vicki Elliott, Clerk Fran Levings, Plow Truck Operator Jared Behm, and Grader Operator Wes Cemenski.`  Absent was Supervisor Don Mishler.

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 8, 2010, as printed.  Carried.

Treasurer Vicki Elliott presented the Treasurer’s Report.(Attached to file copy of these minutes)  November and December receipts thus far are:  State Aid-$222.85, Plowing Private Drives-$360.00, Heller Road Brushing Reimbursement- $100.00, Land Use Permits-$50.00, 2nd half of Property Taxes- $14,016,42 and Interest- $5.65.  FUND BALANCES ARE: General Fund-$7312.61, Road & Bridge Fund-$18,690.13, Cemetery/Landscaping Fund-$515.25, Fire Protection Fund-$186.34, Fire Hall Fund-$125.45, Cartway Fund-$2428.41, Savings Account-$7069.82 and CDs-$49,914.01.  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

Clerk Fran Levings presented the Claims and Net Payroll Lists for approval. (Attached to file copy of these minutes).  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to pay these bills.  Carried.


  1. “Filing for Office” notices were printed in the Pine County Courier, on the Website, and two postings at the town hall.
  2. Letter sent to Pam Oslin, 911 coorinator for Pine County, requesting a replacement sign for White Tail Lane.
  3. Consensus of the Board is to pay the clerk and treasurer if they miss a monthly meeting but have done all of the necessary preparation work for that meeting.


1.  3 Land Use permits were issued:   # 80 Jim & Joe McCarthy- Seasonal dwelling, # 81 John Wess-Addition to mobile home and # 82-Bruce Funk-Storage Building.


  1. Chair Dave Fornengo and Supervisor Dave Baker signed the 2010 Road work order as having been completed.
  2. Operators Wes Cemenski and Jared Behm discussed with the supervisors any snow removal issues.  Cemenski said the front tires on the grader are bald.  Clerk Levings said she had received several calls complimenting both operators on their work.  Dave Baker will research the policy on removing trees from a road right-of-way.  Board is considering doing tree removal on one township road each year with Doyle Road being first.
  3. Regarding removing the tree from the Bill West property and town platted alley- Tree removal company contacted by Chair Fornengo is very busy now, but will shoot for the week before Christmas .  Wes Cemenski offered to submit a bid for this job.


  1. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Dave Fornengo, to approve the 2011 Town Board calendar.
  2. Supervisor explained the requirement of the Board to file Unemployment Insurance reports quarterly.  The Clerk will download the forms and take care of this.

Chair Fornengo called for a “Moment of Silence” for community members Al Wolf and Jim Wilson, who both passed away recently.

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the Chair ___________________________  Date_______

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