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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 Vice Chair AJ Fornengo. Also present were the following: Supervisor Jason Fornengo, Clerk Fran Levings, Deputy Clerk Tamara Miritello, Treasurer Mandy Fornengo, Jeannie Virden and Ed Proffit. Absent was Chair Dave Fornengo.

There was no public input

Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to approve the Agenda. (Carried 2-0)

Motion by Jason Fornengo, second by AJ Fornengo, to approve minutes of August 14th, 2019. (Carried 2-0)

Treasurer Mandy Fornengo presented the Treasurer’s Report and the Cash Balance Statement:

                FUND BALANCES:

                                General Fund-  $9,118.80

                                Road & Bridges- $24,860.48

                                Fire Protection-   $12,083.30

                                Cemetery/Landscaping-  $253.76

                                Fire Hall-   $125.45

                                Driveways-     $5,828.03

                                Savings- $1,163.96


                                TOTAL   $72,808.36                          

                RECEIPTS- AUGUST- 2019

Jeannie Virrden                Land Use Permit               $25.00

Rick and Chris Johnson   Land Use Permit               $25.00

Northview Bank                Interest on Checking       $7.85

Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to approve the Treasurer’s Report. (Carried 2-0)

Clerk Fran Levings presented the Claims List and the Net Payroll List for approval.


#7083                    East Central Energy Electricity-Sept. 2019      $53.68

#7084                    Ziegler Cat Equipment Rental $9095.45 

#7085                    Federated Co-ops Town Hall Propane   $805.38

#7086                    Federated Co-ops       Fire Hall Propane $779.40

#7087                    MATIT Insurance           $283.00

#7088                    AT&T Mobility Telephone/Internet  $98.84

#7089                    Dave Fornengo       Mileage    $140.74

#7090                    Fran Levings Mileage          $86.70

#7091                    Tamara Miritello Mileage       $35.70

#7092*                 Smart Sign Signage                    $110.70

#7093*                 Office Depot Office Supplies      $14.98

                GROSS PAY:

                                AJ Fornengo                                                       $100.00

                                Dave Fornengo                                                 $385.00

                                Jason Fornengo                                                $100.00

                                Julia Fornengo                                                  $112.50

                                Mandy Fornengo                                             $120.00

                                Fran Levings                                                       $470.00

                                Tamara Miritello                                               $220.00

                                Doug Wiita                                                          $1,575.00

Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to pay these bills. (Carried 2-0).


Chair Fornengo & the clerk signed the Purchase Agreement to sell .50 Acre to Jason Canesi for $500.00 on August 23rd, 2019, at the office of Attorney Mike Bjerke in Pine City, MN.


Pine County wants to know by October 15th, 2019, whether or not New Dosey Township will adopt their Land Use Ordinance or stay with our own.  Planning Commission meeting scheduled for September 30th, 2019 at 2P.M.  A recommendation to the Board will be made at the October Regular Board meeting.


  1. Invoice from Deloris Schirmer – “New Dosey Township- Bill is for skid loader plus operator to clean up gravel left on my property during time New Dosey Township claims maintaining same. Damages are extra sweep the road grader made on West boundary, under cutting several trees, cutting the roots.” – “Deloris Schirmer” – Invoice has been declined because Supervisors said this was invalid and was not road work requested by the township.
  2. Revised road work order – Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo, to approve a revised Road Work Order. (Carried 2-0). Regarding Creekview Lane – Ed Proffit said he could not do work on this road due to poorly installed culvert.  He said he’ll try to lay matting instead. Supervisor Jason Fornengo will find the road mat. 
  3. Cemetery fencing-
    1. Postponed until next year.


  1. Sell township gravel to C & T ConstructionT
    1. Motion by AJ Fornengo, second by Jason Fornengo. To agree to sell C&T  Construction 400-600 yards of class 5 for $5.00/a yard for the purpose of the County Road 32 bridge replacement project. Per yard price has been determined with the collaboration of the Pine County Forester to recoup the cost of the crushing and management fees which the township has accrued.  (Carried 2-0)
  2. Cartway Petition – Brandon Johnson – Tabled to the October 14th, 2019 meeting.
  3. Legal Seminar Report – Clerk Levings reported on Road Right away issues and gravel management.

Meeting adjourned at 8:00 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk                          Also, Signed by the Chair__________________________Date_________

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