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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 Ed Proffit.

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of May 10, 2010, as printed.  Carried.

Treasurer Vicki Elliott presented the Treasurer’s Report (attached to file copy of these minutes). Fund balances are:  General Fund- $1598.26, Road & Bridge Fund- $7298.37, Cemetery/Landscaping Fund- $1145.06, Fire Protection Fund- $150.68, Fire Hall Fund- $125.45, Cartway Fund- $1428.41, Savings- $7000.00 and CDs- $48.974.45.  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker, to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

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


  1. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to appoint the following elections to be trained- Vicki Elliott, Marlene Mishler, Marge Wolf, Peggy Coveau, Dave Baker and Dennis Sherman.  Carried.
  2. The clerk is pre-registered for the MAT Short Course session in Carlton on July 1st.
  3. Clerk reported that the process for recording all town roads in on-going and will take a few months.
  4. Clerk distributed copies of the Revised 2010 budget.
  5. Letter received from Rural Sign Management.


  1. Deadline for the new Pine County Septic & Sewage Ordinance has been extended for 2 years by the state legislature.
  2. Land Use Permit # 78 issued to Phillip Jeffries for construction of a dwelling.


Roads discussion-

  1. Ed Proffit has completed his share of the Road Work Order for 2010.
  2. Ed Proffit reported that Arna Township accepted our offer to do winter snowplowing on that portion of Hay Creek Road in their township at a rate of $100/hr.  Arna Township will see how this works out before finalizing the deal.
  3. Dave Baker reported on a “walk-through” of Creek View Lane with Robin Poppe, Soil & Water Specialist.  She said she would get back to Mr. Baker about applying for a mitigation permit.
  4. Dave Baker reported that T & T Logging has put gravel on Hay Creek Road going north past the Minimum-Maintenance sigh.
  5. Dave Baker reported that he and Don Mishler cleared a culvert on School House Road.
  6. Chair Fornengo suggested that the township monitor the work being done by Carlson Timber Co. in the township.


  1. Consensus was to maintain our membership in CPV (Cooperative Purchasing Venture.
  2. Pine County is considering doing all assessing of property.  Since our township hires a private assessor, the Clerk was directed to write a letter to the County Board Chair on this issue.
  3. Letter from Greg Beck, Pine County Forester, regarding sale by auction of tax-forfeited property in our township.  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Don Mishler, to refuse permission.
  4. Don Mishler asked Ed Proffit to put a load of gravel on a section of McDermott Creek Road.

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the Chair ______________________________  Date _______

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