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
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
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
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