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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, Jason Fornengo, and Todd Elliott.

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Feb. 9, 2009, as printed.  Carried.

Treasurer Vicki Elliott presented the treasurer’s report (Attached to file  copy) .  Dave Baker pointed out that the investment balance should be $47,007.57, not $74,029.00.

Fund Balances:

General Fund                          $3619.72

Road & Bridge Fund             11,166.66

Cemetery Fund                           154.02

Fire Protection Fund                 108.38

Fire Hall Fund                              309.07

Cartway-Proffit, Hanson           1464.27

Savings Fund                              7000.00

CDs                                              47007.57

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 Employee Payroll list for approval.  (Attached to file copy).  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Don Mishler, to pay these bills. Carried.


1.      Circulated flyer from East Central Solid Waste Commission regarding a drop-off day.

2.      Presented a status report on the PROFFIT-HANSON CARTWAY petition.  She is in the process of writing up the first part of the Cartway Order-that which deals with the decision and the findings of facts of the supervisors.  Clerk will schedule a mitigation walk-through and plan in the 2nd part of April with Jim Warren, Wetlands Specialist and Supervisor Baker.  The plan will then be sent to the Pine County Soil & Water District for input, modifications, and approval.  The next step will be to schedule an appraiser. Once an appraisal has been conducted, the public hearing will be called to award damages.  When damages have been paid, the cartway order will be recorded in the Pine County Recorder’s office.

3.      Presented the agenda for the Annual Meeting.

4.      Change date of Board of Re-Organization meeting to March 24, 2009, 7:30 p.m.

5.      Gave Bridge Inspection to Supervisors.  Don Mishler and Dave  Baker will fix the minor concerns suggested.

6.      Pine County Township Ass’n Meeting- March 28, Hinckley, 9:30 a.m.

7.      The treasurer and clerk each donated an ink cartridge to the township.


1.      6 residents in our township have Home Occupations-  Al Wolf, Wes Cemenski, Ken Coveau, Jason Forengo, Dave Baker and Cheryl Fornengo.


1.      Clerk reported that the proposed legislation written by Supervisor Baker mandating that an old, “presumed abandoned” town road that has been used by the public be considered a public cartway has been adopted by the Minnesota Asssociation of Townships as one of 2 bills they will lobby for this legislative session.

2.      Supervisor Baker made a strong case for asking the electors at the annual town meeting to raise the levy for 2010.


1.      The treasurer and the chair will try to attend Short Course training sessions sponsored by the Minnesota Association of Townships this month.

2.      Chair Fornengo had several mailings that he shared with the board.


1.      Supervisor Baker asked why the township is plowing a private road- Little Ox Creek Drive.  Supervisor Mishler replied that it is treated like a driveway because residents owning property on the road have paid to have their drives plowed.

Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the chair___________________________

Date signed __________________________________

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