June 14, 2016
Greenwood Township Supervisors Board Meeting Minutes
June 14, 2016 6:30 PM
Chair Worringer calls meeting to order.
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll call: Chair Worringer, Vice Chair Baland, J Bassing, J Milbridge, C Deluca, Treasurer Clark, and Clerk Drobac
Please turn off your cell phones and pagers. This meeting will be recorded. When public comments are made, please state your name and address.
Motion Deluca\Bassing to approve May 10, 2016 Town Board Supervisors meeting minutes Passed 5/0
Treasurers report- checking: $577,375.58 long term investments: $251,198.66 savings: $310,355.92 Total: $1,138,930.16 Receipts are available for viewing
Motion Bassing\Milbridge to approve treasurers report Passed 5/0
Motion Bassing\Deluca to pay claims and fixed bills for July 1, 2016 including claims from May 3, 2016 Passed 5/0
Correspondence: Letter from Sanitary Survey- no deficiencies. Letter from State Demographic Center-April 2015 population estimate is 911, household estimate is 419. Tower Cemetery Assoc. asking for a donation. Letter from Rick Stoehr asking the township to consider allowing a clothing collection box for Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota, in the vicinity of Greenwood town hall
Motion Worringer\Bassing to allow DAV clothing collection box at Town Hall Passed 5/0 Note: Rick Stoehr and Pat Trancheff to determine a place for it.
Jeff Maus regarding statement of receipts- consider listing of dedicated funds separately. Questions about permission for Pavilion committee to remove dirt for use, without board approval. In future, chain of command will be used.
Dean Panian-Pavilion update
Motion Baland\Milbridge to move picnic tables \ fill to level landscaping problems Passed 5/0
Motion Baland\Milbridge to approve satellite placement by Greenwood Rec. committee and approval for making 2 additional handicap parking spaces Passed 5/0
Note: contracts for satellites revisited next year
Motion Bassing\Deluca to have a log book for the township truck Failed 2/3 Bassing / Deluca voting yes
Note: Planning and Zoning April meeting was canceled with a joint decision by the chair and director
Fire dept. information needed—-2014 run reports, run summaries, and service credits. Also 2015 service credits Rick Worringer to call Dave Fazio
Motion Bassing\Deluca to hire an architect to create spec for the Fire Alarm System, capping cost at $2000.00 Passed 5/0
Note: Bassing to contact Scott Dane and IRRRB
Motion Worringer\Milbridge to pay Handt Fride bill in full recinded
Motion Worringer\Baland to pay non-contested portion of Handt Fride Bill Passed 5/0
Note: Clerk to contact T Strom with another request for information
Motion Deluca\Bassing send letter to Howard Ankrum; he cannot be on the BOA board being an employee. Thanking him for service. Replacing Ankrum with Mary Richard. Passed 4/1 Baland against
Ordinance Article 8, Section 2.2.01—Article 9, Section 2.2.01c
Clarify board policy regarding Attorney contact
Resolution to accept a donation from Greenwood Community Recreation Board for $2000.00 Passed 5/0
Motion Bassing\Worringer to donate $100.00 to Tower 4th of July celebration Passed 5/0
Motion Deluca\Bassing to have all employees at meetings and have written reports at meetings. Passed 5/0
Motion Bassing\Milbridge for Supervisor Bassing, Clerk Drobac, and Treasurer Clark to attend Summer short course in Carlton Passed 5/0
Motion Bassing\Milbridge to send Planning and Zoning to St Louis County Passed 4/1 Baland no
Note: Paid on Call \Ems workers are considered employees
Motion Bassing\Worringer to pay quarterly—firefighters, ems, pz board members, boa members—taking out taxes, fica, and medicare Passed 5/0
Concerned Citizens: Barb Lofquist-benefit for W-2…employees will benefit by the employer paying ½ of social security. Jeff Maus-wants to clarify open meeting law
REPORTS: Supervisors. Letter from Ellen Trancheff resigning her position as Greenwood Fire Dept. Administrative Assistant /911 Coordinator.
Motion Worringer\Baland to accept Ellen Trancheff resignation Passed 5/0
Bassing—birch point rd repair done by SLC, Tom Nemanich to be herefor the tennis court work and to repair hiking trail
Noted: Sign on Old 77 needs to be repaired or replaced
Mark Drobac questioned as to when the fence will be put up around the tennis court. —-Fence is in the contract for the tennis court.
Jeff Maus—questions on the vacancy in the fire dept \ 911 coordinator. Needs to be determined.
Motion Deluca\Milbridge to raise pay for POC \ EMR when working at Fortune Bay to $25.00 per hour. Discussion— Passed 3/0 Milbridge, and Worringer abstaining
p\z, safety, fire dept., 911 coordinator, maintenance, and clerk reports attached—–safety — no report
Junk mail available for viewing – then will be thrown out
Motion Bassing\Deluca to adjourn Passed 5/0
Sue Drobac John Bassing