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January 23, 2012

Greenwood Town Board Meeting – January 23, 2012


Vice-Chr. Reichel opened the meeting at 6:30 pm.

 Present:  Vice- Chr. Reichel, Supervisors Baland, DeLuca, Kladivo, Treasurer Clark, Clerk Trancheff


          MOTION DeLuca/Kladivo approving the Dec. 13, 2011 minutes.  Approved 4/0


          MOTION Kladivo/DeLuca approving the Treasurer’s Financial Report for Dec. 2011:  Checking-$397,108.20/Long Term Investments-$246,529.21/Savings @207,710.25=$851,347.66.  Approved 4/0


          MOTION Baland/DeLuca paying Claims #14303-14357 totaling $64,106.30.  Question from Kladivo-fuel from Bob’s Amoco and Y-Store.

Approved 4/0      

Treasurer Clark reported that she had coded a battery to fuel incorrectly.


          MOTION Kladivo/Baland to pay fixed bills and issue payroll.  Approved 4/0


          MOTION DeLuca/Kladivo to donate $100 to the W.C. Heiam Foundation.  Approved 4/0


          MOTION Baland/Kladivo to authorize membership of $100 to the Tower Chamber.  Approved 4/0



          MOTION Kladivo/DeLuca to donate $50 to the Sportsman’s Club.  Approved 4/0


As per Mark Drobac request:  Waters of Vermilion legal costs to township for 9 years $21,698.36



Fire Department:  Chief  Kregness reported on the following:


          1-Run Report for December


          2-Auto Mutual Aid is finalized for Tower, Breitung and Greenwood-all 3 will be paged for fire calls


          3-Map Project should be completed shortly with cooperative sharing of data with Bois Forte/Lake Vermilion area


          4-AFG Grant still pending


          5-Motor issue was tabled to the February meeting




Sup. Kladivo asked if the door opener issue was handled for the fire department doors.  He was advised by Maintenance/Pat Trancheff that Overhead Doors did come and suggested replacement of two openers that were faulty at approx. $40/each vs. replacement of all electronics which would be around $621. 






          MOTION Kladivo/DeLuca to order 3 more remotes so all doors have new remotes.  Approved 4/0




MOTION Baland/DeLuca to approve the Automatic Mutual Aid Agreement for Greenwood/Breitung and Tower Fire Departments.  Approved 4/0





Correspondence packet:  SLCATO minutes, SLC Crushing/Sealing Program, SLC Hazard Mitigation Contact info





Resolution authorizing acceptance of the $5,000 grant from IRRB for the air compressor project.




          MOTION DeLuca/Kladivo to approve the $5000 grant request from IRRB and other agencies for the Air Compressor Project.


          Approved 4/0






Safety-Peg Nelson absent



Planning Director Julia Maki requested authorization to purchase a new camera with a good zoom and gps location.




          MOTION DeLuca/Baland to authorize up to $220 for a new camera for the Planning Director.  Approved 4/0




Maintenance Pat Trancheff reported that everything was going smoothly-getting ready for the new air compressor installation




Clerk/Assessor:  Asked the board if they wanted to make the normal $1500 donation to the Joint Powers Recreation Board and approval of the Election Judge List




          MOTION Kladivo/DeLuca to approve the Election Judge List for 2012.   Approved 4/0




          MOTION DeLuca/Baland to donate $1500 to the Tower-Soudan Joint Powers Recreation Board.  Approved 4/0




          MOTION Reichel/DeLuca to adjourn at 7:45 pm.





Respectfully Submitted,






Ellen Trancheff-Clerk                                                    Kirsten Reichel-Vice-Chair