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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 Wes Cemenski.

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of September 13, 2010, as printed.  Carried.

Treasurer Vicki Elliott presented the Treasurer’s Report. (Attached to file copy of these minutes.)  Fund balances are:  General Fund-$6081.66, Road & Bridge Fund-$20,592.44, Cemetery/Landscaping Fund- $723.37, Fire Protection Fund-$150.68, Fire Hall Fund-$125.45, Cartway Fund- $2428.451 and Savings Fund-$7060.96.  CD balance is $49439.31.  Motion by Dave Baker, second by Dave Fornengo, 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 Fornengo, second by Dave Baker to pay these bills.  Carried.


  1. Township now has 2010 edition of the Minnesota Statutes book.  It replaces the 2001 edition.
  2. Copies of Driver’s Licenses have been received from 6 employees.
  3. Clerk attended MAT District Meeting in Cambridge on September 13, 2010-  Main topic was sign reflectivity which will be required in all townships in the U.S. by 2014.  Also, the federal firefighters grant program will be extended, General Revenue Sharing will be reinstated, and federal money will be available for unserved and underserved broadband access.
  4. Distributed a copy of the 2010 Road Certification report to be sent to the Pine County Highway Department.  Our township now had 22.86 miles of roads.



  1. Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Don Mishler, to accept the recommendation of the special town meeting of October 4, 2010, to do improvements on the Matt Lourey Trail (formerly the Munger Trail) going south of Pine Cty. 32 for one mile, then west for one mile.  Carried.

2.   CARTWAY UPDATE- Dave Baker reported that on October 12, 2010, Wetlands Delineator Mike Kohn, accompanied by Dave Baker, Don Mishler, Jack Henderson, and Cevin Chapman, conducted an 8-hour walk through-mitigation of the proposed cartway site in Kingsdale.  Mr. Kohn will prepare a report, then meet with Soil & Water District and Army Corps of Engineers officials, and a final assessment will be made.  When the board is notified of the assessment, then the board will notify the cartway petitioners of the next step in the cartway process.

3.  Wes Cemenski informed the Board as to what roads he had left to do in the roadside brushing project. Clerk will send a letter to Arna Township asking for a $100 reimbursement for that part of Hay Creek Road past Ed Proffit’s land that he brushed.  Clerk will also send a claim to Wilma for ½ of the brushing done on Heller Road.


  1. Consensus decision of the Board was that Jared Behm will be hired again to plow the private drives and some roads this winter and that Jason Fornengo will be offered the grader position for ice & snow removal.
  2. Board will have Todd Elliott Excavating put one load of gravel on Green Pine Lane and 5 more loads on Creek View Lane.

Meeting adjourned at 8:57 p.m.

Respectfully submitted.

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the Chair ________________________ Date signed ________________

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