GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Feb.13, 2018 6:30 pm
Chair Bassing calls meeting to order
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call: Chair Bassing, Vice Chair Deluca, M Ralston, P Skubic, L Tahija, Deputy Treasurer Ralston, Clerk Drobac
Please turn off all cell phones and pagers. This meeting will be recorded for transcription and archival purposes.
Motion: Tahija \ Ralston to approve January meeting minutes Passed 5/0
Treasurer report: Checking – $265,429.95 Long Term Investments – $251,499.47 Savings – $226,703.91 Total: $743,633.33
Motion: Deluca \ Skubic to approve treasurer report Passed 5/0
Motion: Tahija \ Skubic to approve claims Passed 5/0
Public comment: Jarri Ankrum, with the Greenwood Area Recreation Board, talked about the rec board applying for a grant to improve Bocce courts and would like an okay from the supervisors to make improvements. Motion: Ralston\Bassing to allow improvements on the Bocce court by the rec committee. Passed 5/0 Mary Richard talked about the chili feed and the upcoming rummage sale-May 12. Also, she and Mike Richard cleaned the garage and brought the loan closet down to the main floor and brought excess loan closet items to Veterans Surplus in Hibbing. They also did inventory. Question was asked about the water pressure in the kitchen – it is slow.
Correspondence – email from MAT regarding phishing scams. Email from Dave Seppelt regarding Cook Hospital district amendment. Email from Mark \ Patty Phillips supporting a variance for Debevec. SCLAT Jan. Meeting minutes. Notice from Lake County Power regarding a district meeting. MAT insurance letter. St Louis County 2018 Fee Schedule for Plowing. Notice from SLC about a hearing on Safe Routes to school. Notice from SLC about a variance for Debevec. Listing of permits issued by SLC for Greenwood in 2017.
Motion: Bassing \ Deluca to accept service contract for new voting machine, with 1-year service package. Note: old machine has trade in value of $400.00 Passed 5/0
Negligent retention: Chief Fazio talked to officers and attorney Mike Couri – looking at SOG changes
Log book discussion
Retirement of Scott Kregness discussion
Lake Vermilion Trail – now a problem – St Louis County, Tom Bakk and Keith Nelson in opposition. Bassing attended the meeting on Wed- says the way it is going is very disheartening.
Motion: Bassing\Deluca to approve Service Credits Passed 5/0
Budget review –Presentation by Bassing with discussion
Motion: Bassing\ Deluca to request levy at $150,000.00 Passed 4/1 Ralston no
Penguins – Ralston had a meeting with Tom Rukavina and the County Land dept.
Maintenance vendors-discussion on advertising for vendors
Motion: Deluca\Bassing to replace motor and repair Fire dept. furnace, check small motor, and change filters Passed 5/0
40th Anniversary –– need a motion for funding at the Annual meeting
Motion: Bassing\Tahija to accept 11 Resolutions for donations for D Horsman Passed 5/0
Motion: Bassing\Skubic to accept resolution for donation for J Ferguson Passed 5/0
Reports: Supervisors: Ralston reported on flooding the skating rink and noted the shovels are missing from the skating shack. Bassing-Thank you to Mike \ Mary Richard for organizing the garage, thank you to Rick Stoehr for changing the flag. fire dept. – report attached Motion: Ralston\Tahija to approve Krystal Strong as new firefighter contingent on background check and physical Passed 5/0 Motion: approve training for 5 firefighters for officer training Passed 5/0 911-2 new addresses Maintenance-Deluca reported furnace in fd to be repaired Discussion on ice auger for fire dept. Clerk- phone in fd has been repaired
Junk mail will be available for viewing and then will be recycled
Board of Audit: copy attached
Motion: Bassing\Skubic to approve board of audit Passed 5/0
Motion: Bassing\Ralston to adjourn Passed 5/0
Sue Drobac John Bassing