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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 Supervisors Don Mishler and Dave Baker, Treasurer Vicki Elliott, Clerk Fran Levings, and Todd Elliott.

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler to approve both the minutes of the April 15, 2009, regular Board meeting and the minutes of the Board of Review and Equalization meeting of April 13, 2009.  Carried.

Treasurer Vicki Elliott presented the treasurer’s report (Attached to file copy of these minutes) Fund Balances were: General Fund-$1791.82, Road & Bridge Fund-$14784.57, Cemetery Fund-$154.02, Fire Protection Fund-$108.34, Fire Hall Fund-$309.07, Proffit & Hanson Cartway Fund-$1428.41 and Savings Account-$7000.00.  She reported that we have received $125 in donations to the “Perpetual Care” Cemetery Fund.  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to accept the treasurer’s report.  Carried.

Clerk Fran Levings presented the Claims List and the Net Employee Pay List for approval.  (Attached to file copy of these minutes)  Motion by Don Mishler, second by Dave Fornengo to pay the bills. Carried.


1.      Thank-you notes were received from Family Pathways Senior Services and the Seven-County Senior Federation for our Contract for Services donations.

2.      Cemetery Clean-up has been set for May 15 at 1 p.m.

3.      Plaque with added names to our Honor Roll was presented.  A ceremony will be scheduled for this summer for family and friends on those on the plaque.

4.      Request to change June meeting date from June 8 to June 10.


1.      Brief discussion the  special Arna Town meeting on zoning which the clerk had attended for the first 2 hours.


1.      A road will be selected during the 2009 Road Review to be used as a trial run with the road disc. Rydberg Co. would crush 1000 yds. of gravel for #3.34/yd. Gravel could be stored in County pit located in our township indefinitely.  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Don Mishler, to order. 1000 yrds to be crushed. Carried.

2.      Todd Elliott recommended an inexpensive company in Pine City to use a vinyl sticker to put township name on truck.  Vicki Elliott said she would get the forms for a DOT number.  Mr. Elliott will get the name of the company for the clerk.

3.      June 13th was set for a tentative date for the 2009 Road Review.

4.      Supervisor Baker reported that Al Holter had  sent the Wind Meter back to Davis Instruments Co. in CA.  Davis will keep it for a month or so to see what the problem is, then township options are to get it fixed, replace it, or have our money refunded.

5.      Chair Fornengo reported that Ron Kern does want his driveway designated as a township road.  Mr. Fornengo told him it would take some time to get in certified as a township road and have a sign put up.


1.      Clerk Levings reported on a phone conversation in which 2 weekenders requested to have the meeting day changed back to Fridays instead of Mondays.  Since Mondays are more convenient for members of the Board, consensus was to keep Monday as the meeting night, but to put  an e-mail address on the township website so that people can submit comments to us;.


1.      Supervisor Mishler reported that Roger Seeley had requested that a school bus sign be installed by his property.  Mr. Mishler told him he would have to do this via Pine County.

2.      Supervisor Mishler reported that he got the old lawnmower up and running to be used as a back-up.

3.      Motion by Dave Baker, second by Dave Fornengo, to honor the Clerk’s request for a meeting date change in June from the 8th to the 10th.  Carried.

Meeting adjourned at 9:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the Chair___________________________Date signed _________


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