March 2016 Annual Meeting
GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP ANNUAL MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 8, 2016 8:22 PM
Clerk Trancheff opens meeting
Introductions: Scott Witty, attorney, Chair K Reichel, J Milbridge, R Worringer, vice chair G Baland, J Bassing, Treasurer Clark
Pledge of Allegiance
Nominations for moderator-
Motion: C Deluca \ B Lofquist for J Maus
Motion: ? \ Jerry ? for M Indihar
Motion: M Worringer \ J Lind for H Ankrum
Paper ballots requested
Jeff Maus appointed as moderator —
Anyone who wants to speak will have an opportunity. Comments please keep to 5 minutes.
Supervisors do not serve as that capacity—member of greenwood only.
Motion: J Bassing\ M Richard to amend minutes on first motion on levy approval should read 53 to 18 Passed / yeah vote
Motion: S Christofferson \ J Bassing to amend minutes on motion to go to Timberjay to what appears as a unanimous vote Passed / yeah vote
Motion: B Peterson\J Bassing to amend minutes on motion to send Planning and Zoning to St Louis County – as passed Passed / show of hands
Motion: J Bassing\C Deluca to accept 2015 minutes with changes Passed / yeah vote
Motion: E Trancheff \ C Deluca to approve 2016 agenda Passed / yeah vote
Motion: ? \ M Worringer to waive reading of receipts and disbursements Passed / yeah vote
Treasurer 2015 financial report read
Revenues $368,600.74, Expenditures $458,465.24, Cash – general fund- $481,615.41, special revenue funds $209,049.30, Total cash balance $691,808.31
Investment special revenue funds $212,425.04, total investments $568,839.69,
Questions from P Rodgers and M Ralston about financial report.
Motion: M Worringer\C Deluca to make copies of 2015 CTAS report for public Passed / yeah vote
Motion: E Trancheff\M Worringer to approve financial report Passed / yeah vote
Planning and Zoning: 2015- 50 permits issued, busy year, variance most months, comprehensive plan committee working.
Note-Planning reports have nothing to do with 911 addressing
Fire dept.: run summary 150 ems calls, 46 fire calls, training ongoing and drills – 96 meeting or drill.
28 members in total=5 first responders 12 firefighters 11 both.
Future – Red Cross seminar \ grants possible \ mine training possible
Thank you to D Fazio – good job, well done.
Fire alarm- J Galonski made a proposal to add fire detection alarm system to Greenwood property
Supervisors: J Milbridge- on Tower Ambulance raise on per capita monies to $15.00 per household
R Worringer- fire dept. liaison
G Baland-working on tennis courts, pickleball court to be finished. Getting recreational activities going.
D Panian working on pavilion. Walking trail had a seal coating done. Broadband system update coming.
Possible walking trail behind town hall- no charge to township. Bayview opening again – wants to have talks with them.
J Bassing- road report
Chair K Reichel presents budget 2017- $361,384.00
Motion: J Bassing\ B Lofquist to approve levy of $1.00 Discussion Passed \ paper ballot 51 yes 17 no
Motion: C Deluca \ B Lofquist to set time and place for 2017 annual meeting- 7 am – 8pm elections – meeting to be held at Greenwood town hall at 8:15 pm on March 14, 2017 Passed \ yeah vote
Motion: L Peterson\B Lofquist would like resolution to connect all computer information and recordings to the cloud, copy of recording-free if own drive is brought in Passed \ Yeah vote
Motion: J Bassing\B Lofquist to send Planning and Zoning to the county Discussion Passed \ paper ballot 44 yes 25 no
Motion: L Peterson\J Bassing to have Timberjay for the official township newspaper Passed \ Yeah vote
Motion: M Richard\M Richard to have supervisors wages returned to previous Passed \ Yeah vote
Motion: M Moe \ B Lofquist would like employee contracts to be 1 year not 3 year, from this point on. Passed \ yeah vote
Motion: M Mueller\ B Lofquist if decisions are not imperative, the decisions can be made the month after the item is brought to the board Passed \ yeah vote
Note- all motions, excepting the levy vote, are all advisory to the board
Supervisor position 4 – Carmen Deluca 240
Donald Doroff 134
Byron Beihoffer 17 write in 1
Clerk position Sue Drobac 264
Ellen Trancheff 131
Motion: ? \ J Bassing to adjourn Passed / yeah vote 11:30 PM
ELLEN TRANCHEFF JEFF MAUS
TYPED BY SUE DROBAC FROM AUDIO RECORDING, BECAUSE OF A MISSING DOCUMENT