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Little Library for Cloverton
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Regular Meeting, December 8, 2008


Meeting called to order at 7:34 p.m. by Chair Dave Fornengo.  Also present were supervisors Don Mishler and Dave Baker, treasurer Vicki Elliott, clerk Fran Levings, and Todd Elliott.

Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Don Mishler, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Nov. 10, 2008, as printed.  Carried.

Treasurer Vicki Elliott presented the treasurer’s report. (Attached to file copy of these minutes).  Fund Balances were:

General Fund                $20,739.76

Road & Bridge Fund    (14,564.81)

Cemetery Fund     (166.30)

Fire Protection Fund     (3445.83)

Fire Hall Fund                   309.07

Cartway-Proffit     $2384.49

CDs                             $70,332.03

Motion by Dave Baker, second by Dave Fornengo, to make the following fund transfers:

From General Fund-     $15,000 to Road & Bridge Fund, $300.00 to Cemetery Fund and $3500.00 to Fire Protection Fund.  Carried.

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 Employee Pay List for approval. (Attached to file copy of these minutes).  Motion by Dave Fornengo, second by Dave Baker to pay these bills.  Carried.


  • 1. Filing for the offices of supervisor- 3 year term and treasurer-2 year term may take place between Jan. 2 and Jan. 15 at 5 p.m. Filing may be done at the home of the clerk or at the town hall by arranging with the clerk.
  • 2. Arrowhead Transit Bus Company will be offering bus service in Pine County starting in Jan. 2009- Clerk distributed schedules and fare rate sheets.



  • 1. Road contractor Todd Elliott wrote on the road order and explained to the board what work wasn’t done this year. Dave Baker complimented Mr. Elliott for an excellent job done and the clerk complimented on submitting such thorough bills. The supervisors signed the Road Work List as completed for 2008 and it will be filed. Dave Baker reported on a phone conversation with a landowner on Creek View Lane requesting work to be done on that road. Mr. Baker told him it would be considered for 2009.


  • 1. Vicki Elliott reported on the program used by Arna Township for a “Perpetual Care Program” for their cemetery. She presented a copy of the letter Arna Township used soliciting donations. This program would take this expense away from the township. Motion by Dave Baker, second by Don Mishler, to authorize the clerk to do a similar mailing in April seeking donations for a “Perpetual Care Program for our township. Carried
  • 2. Dave Fornengo reported on the request from the U.S. Census Bureau for our assistance in establishing a map to be used for the 2010 census. Dave Baker volunteered to do this project. It is due March 1, 2008.


  • 1. Dave Baker reported on a conversation he had with township attorney Jay Squires regarding his discussion and walk-through with Wetlands Consultant Jim Warren on November regarding the township’s Proffit Cartway hearing. Mr. Squires advised against the township taking any part of the proposed route. He also said that damages paid could not include any prior court expenses. Mr. Baker told the board that Pine County and the township may contribute to part of the construction of the cartway. This information will also be presented to the Dec. 13, 2008, cartway hearing.
  • 2. Don Mishler pointed out some garage, grader and truck concerns to Todd Elliott. Todd Elliott will train Frank Rehberger as the substitute truck driver, while Don Mishler will train Jason Fornengo on the grader.

Meeting adjourned at 8:51 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Levings, Clerk

Also signed by the Chair_____________________________

Date signed.________________________

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