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March 14, 2017 Annual Meeting

GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP ANNUAL MEETING

 

MARCH 14, 2017

 

Clerk Drobac opens the meeting                                                               8:15 pm

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Nominations for moderator

 

Motion: Deluca \ Bassing to nominate Mike Ralston for moderator

 

Motion: M Richard\ C Deluca close nominations and cast ballot                   Passed    yeah vote

 

Mike Ralston continues meeting as moderator

 

Motion: J Maus \J Bassing follow abbreviated Roberts Rules of Order       Passed    yeah vote

 

Motion: J Maus \ Mike Richard to approve 2016 annual meeting minutes               Passed    yeah vote

 

Motion: J Bassing\M Richard to waive reading of all receipts and disbursements Passed    yeah vote

 

Financial Report read by clerk

 

Motion: J Bassing\M Drobac to approve Treasurers 2016 Financial Report              Passed    yeah vote

 

Reports:

Supervisors: J Bassing- Road report-pot holes to be repaired by county on Birch point

C Deluca-SLC canister recycling site checking done twice a week

R Kladivo-on lodging board – reports available in clerk’s office

J Maus-on Tower Ambulance commission- reports a raise in per capita pay requirement from $10.00 to $15.00, he also notes the use by Tower Ambulance of IPAD devices for patient reports and electronic transfer.

Fire Dept.: H Ankrum- run report- 75 training, 12 meetings, 12 drills, 123 EMS calls, 50 fire calls, 2 maintenances vouchers-Personnel as follows: 11 Firefighters\EMR ,  5 EMR, 15 firefighters.  2 retired personnel and 3 resignations of personnel.  Relief Association is now joined with PERA. 13 firefighters received pension credit.  All PERA paperwork is completed.

 

Budget presentation by John Bassing

Discussion: Maureen Fontana questions the small amount  of money donated to Cook Library. Treasurer Clark says larger donations will sometimes raise a red flag. Marcie Moe questioned Maintenance budget amount- John Bassing replied- the township has to budget the contract amount for the maintenance man.

 

Motion: R Kladivo \M Fontana to approve budget as presented                  Passed    yeah vote

 

Motion: C Deluca\M Richard to approve $150,000.00 levy                             Passed    yeah vote

 

Motion: J Bassing\M Jackson to set March 13, 2018 annual meeting at 8:15 pm       Passed    yeah vote

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Jarri Ankrum – presentation for playset for Greenwood Township property.

Mary Richard talked about the lack of a skating rink at Greenwood, Kate Bassing thinks any liability is too much liability.

 

Motion: R Kladivo\B Beihoffer for paper ballots on the playset                                     Passed    yeah vote

 

Motion: C Deluca\M Moe to have the Greenwood Township Recreation committee to go ahead with placing a playset at the town hall property                             Passed Paper vote

Pam Lundstrom gave presentation on Tower-Soudan 4th of July fundraisers coming up.

 

Motion: J Bassing\L Peterson to have Timberjay for the official newspaper            Passed    yeah vote

 

 

Election Results:

Supervisor Position 1 –  Paul Skubic          236

Write in                                                                3

Supervisor Position 2 –  Mike Ralston      232

Write in                                                                3

Supervisor Position 3 –  Larry Tahija         123

Jeff Maus            22

JoAnn Bassing    114

Write in                                                                0

Treasurer            –             Pam Rodgers     226

Write in                                                                4

 

Motion: H Ankrum\B Beihoffer to adjourn                            Passed    yeah vote          9:00 pm

 

 

 

Sue Drobac                                                         Mike Ralston

 

 

Clerk                                                                      Moderator

 

 

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