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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, Wes Cemenski, Todd Elliott and Jared Behm.

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of January 10, 2011, as printed.  Carried.

Treasurer Vicki Elliott presented the Treasurer’s Report.(Attached to file copy of these minutes).  Receipts were: Plowing Private Drives- $120.00, Property Taxes (collected through 12-31-2010)- $493.68, Interest earned- $6.64, Interest on CDs $309.61 and $169.92.  FUND BALANCES- General Fund-$1287.59, Road & Bridge Fund-$12,295.10, Cemetery/Landscaping Fund-$526.39, Fire Protection Fund-$222.00, Fire Hall Fund-$125.45, Cartway Fund-$2428.41, Savings Fund-$7119.82 and CDs- $50,393.54.  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

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

1    Clerk and Supervisor plan to attend the MAT short course at the Black Bear Resort on April 1st.

2    The bill from ECE in the amount of $230 for repairs to a  utility pole on the Sexton property was sent to MAT to be paid.

3.    The Board of Canvass for the township election must be comprised of any board members who are NOT running for re-election or serving as a judge.  Dave Fornengo, Don Mishler, and Fran Levings will be the members of the Board of Canvass this year.  The duties of this Board are to match the number of voters with the number of ballots cast and to count the ballots to see that the results are in line with the count of the head judge.

4.  Bridge Inspection Report was shown to Supervisors.

5.  Arna Township Comprehensive Plan was shown to Supervisors and will be filed at the town hall.

6.  Traffic Sign Maintenance Handbook will be filed at the town hall.

7.  Re-typed Calendar of Dates-2011- was distributed.

8.  Clerk was granted permission to store 4 tote boxes at the town hall.  She will make a donation to the Landscaping Fund.

9.  Arrowhead Transit Bus Company now runs 4 routes out to Cloverton.



  1. Supervisor Baker will call the Hwy. Dept to have flags put up on McDermott Creek Road.
  2. Supervisor reported that Greg Beck, County Forester, has been working with loggers to have small trees removed on Matt Lourey Road.
  3. Brief discussion with operators Wes Cemenski and Jared Behm regarding plowing and snow removal this winter.
  4. Supervisor Baker had a conversation with Mike Kohn, Wetlands Specialist, regarding his report on the Cartway delineation.  Mr. Kohn said he plans to send his report to the township soon.


  1. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the agenda for the Annual Township Meeting on March 8th.   Carried.
  2. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to pass a resolution supporting the efforts of the Pine County Board to work on bringing broadband access to this part of Pine County.  Carried.
  3. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the proposed budget as presented by Clerk Fran Levings.  Carried.


  1. Chair Fornengo presented a letter for the Land Stewardship Project.
  2. The Board thanked retiring Supervisor Don Mishler for 9 years of excellent service.

Meeting adjourned at 8:55 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the Chair _________________________  Date _____________



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