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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 by Vice-chair Dave Baker at7:40 p.m.  Also present were Supervisor Ken Coveau, Treasurer Margaret Coveau and Clerk Fran Levings.  Absent was Chair Dave Fornengo.

Motion by Ken Coveau, second by Dave Baker to approve the minutes of the March 21st Board of Re-Organization Meeting and the March 21st regular meeting of the Board.  Carried.

Treasurer Margaret Coveau presented the Treasurer’s Report (Copy attached  to file copy of these minutes).  Fund Balances are: General Fund-$2595.61- Road & Bridge Fund-$6973.49-Cemetery/Landscaping Fund- 780.88-Fire Protection Fund-$261.64-Fire Hall Fund-$125.45-Cartway Fund-$89.15, Savings Account-$1153.01 and CDs-$42430.80.

Motion by Ken Coveau, second by Dave Baker to accept the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.  Ms. Coveau also reported on the Short Course sponsored by the Minnesota Association or Townships.  Sales taxes no longer have to be paid by townships and our township is in good shape as far as accountability in concerned.  We are doing everything correctly in our recordkeeping.

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

CLERK’S REPORT:  1. Thank you notes were received from Family Pathways Senior Services and the Seven County Senior Federation for the Contracts for Services.

  1. She asked all Board members to read the article by Secretary of State Mark Ritchie in the MAT newsletter regarding the Voter ID amendment.  It will be expensive and more work for townships if approved.
  2. Supervisor Dave Baker will need to take the training for the Board of Review in 2013 and Supervisor Dave Fornengo will need to take it in 2014, 


  1. 1.      Land Use permit # 88 issued to Pete Cline for a storage shed.
  2. 2.      Letter sent to a property owner asking him to remove a mobile home from his property in keeping with the Land Ordinance provision against more than one principal dwelling on 20 acres. 

OLD BUSINESS:     1.  Since the Chair is absent, the other 2 supervisors will set a date for the annual road review with him by telephone.

2.Supervisors Coveau and Baker will check out the culvert on the Kingsdale Road .

NEW BUSINESS:    1. Dave Baker the Pine County Township Officer’s Meeting.  Topics discussed included the Northern X Railroad and the Sandstone Hospital.

Meeting adjourned at7:57 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the Vice-Chair ______________________

Date ________________________

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