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March 23, 2017

GREENWOOD TOWN BOARD RE-ORGANIZATION MEETING MINUTES

MARCH 23, 2017                                    6:30 PM

Called to order by clerk

Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call:  SUPERVISORS, J Bassing, C Deluca, P Skubic, M Ralston, L Tahija, Treasurer Rodgers, Clerk Drobac

This meeting is being taped for transcription and archival purposes.  Please turn off cell phones and pagers- thank you

Motion: Deluca\Ralston nominate Bassing for Chair             Passed 4/0 Bassing abstain

Motion: Tahija\Bassing nominate Deluca for Vice-Chair        Passed 4/0 Deluca abstain

Motion: Bassing\Deluca to approve Special meeting minutes Feb. 14, 2017                       Passed 2/0 Skubic, Ralston, Tahija abstain

Motion: Bassing\Deluca to approve regular meeting minutes Feb 14, 2017                         Passed 2/0 Skubic, Ralston, Tahija abstain

Motion: Bassing\Deluca to approve board of audit meeting minutes Feb 14, 2017              Passed 2/0 Skubic, Ralston, Tahija abstain

 

Re-Organization Business:

Motion: Bassing\Deluca to approve Regular Meeting Date/time: 2nd Tuesday of month with exceptions- March after annual meeting, RE-organization meeting on the 4th Thursday in March, and meeting changed from Aug 8, 2017 to Wednesday Aug 9, 2017 due to primary election at 6:30 PM

Passed 5/0

Motion: Deluca\Ralston to Appoint Tower Frandsen bank as Depository              Passed 5/0

Motion: Ralston\Tahija to authorize John Bassing, Carmen Deluca, Sue Drobac, Pam Rodgers, Mary Richard, Nancy Ralston to sign checks and have banking authority, with Delores Clark to be taken off.                                                                                   Passed 5/0

Motion: Deluca\Skubic to Transfer $7293.65 for Fire Dept. pump from Capital Equipment fund to General fund               Passed 5/0

Motion: Ralston\Deluca to Transfer $19,250.42 for Fire Alarm System from Building\Future fund to General fund            Passed 5/0

Motion: Bassing\Skubic to Keep holidays as previous                                                                           Passed 5/0

Motion: Deluca\Bassing to Appoint Mike Couri as Greenwood Township Attorney                              Passed 5/0

Motion: Bassing\Deluca to Appoint Tahija as Ambulance Commission Delegate                                 Passed 4/0 Tahija abstain

Motion: Bassing\Skubic to Appoint Ralston as Road Supervisor                                                           Passed 4/0 Ralston abstain

Motion: Bassing\Ralston to Appoint Skubic as Lodging Tax Board Representative                              Passed 4/0 Skubic abstain

Motion: Bassing\Ralston to Appoint Rodgers as Tower-Soudan Joint Powers Rec Board Representative          Passed 5/0

Motion: Deluca\Skubic to Appoint Bassing as Lake Vermilion Trail liaison                                            Passed 4/0 Bassing abstain

Motion: Deluca\Skubic to Appoint Bassing to 911 position                                                                    Passed 4/0 Bassing abstain

Motion: Bassing\Skubic to Appoint Deluca as Employee Supervisor                                                    Passed 4/0 Deluca abstain

Motion: Ralston\Bassing to Appoint Deluca as Grounds and Maintenance Supervisor                        Passed 4/0 Deluca abstain

Motion: Ralston\Skubic to Appoint Bassing as Fire Dept. liaison to Tower Breitung fire dept.             Passed 4/0 Bassing abstain

Motion: Bassing\Ralston to Appoint Timberjay as the official Newspaper                                             Passed 5/0

Motion: Bassing\Deluca to Approve Policy changes as follows: under ATTORNEY- include in 2nd sentence – on a 1 to 1 basis. Add-attorney will, when contacted reply to the clerk to be distributed to all supervisors, a written outline of the conversation. Under TAPE RECORDING-delete from 1st sentence- Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Adjustment.  Under TOWN BOARD MEETING POLICIES- delete from 5th sentence- Planning Chair and Board of Adjustment chair                                      Passed 5/0

Motion: Bassing\Ralston to authorize the clerk to start a search for a new webmaster with a $500.00 allotment               Passed 5/0

Motion: Ralston\Deluca to approve resolution #17-04 to stop hostile annexation by Cook Hospital District        Discussion with residents giving input.                                       Passed 5/0

Motion: Deluca\Bassing to authorize a yearly spending of up to $1000.00 for donations to civic organizations  Passed 5/0

Motion: Bassing\Ralston to table until April meeting the Allotment of funds for funeral flowers, scholarships, 40th anniversary picnic, etc. Passed 5/0

Motion: Bassing\Deluca to table until April meeting the Log books for all fire trucks \ boats \ township truck      Passed 5/0

Motion: Deluca\Bassing for Blanket approval of payment for MAT courses and training for supervisors, clerk, and treasurer Passed 5/0

Motion: Deluca\Tahija to set hourly pay for Deputy Clerk and Deputy Treasurer at $25.00                                 Passed 4/0 Ralston abstain

Motion: Deluca\Bassing to Subscribe to official newspaper                                                  Passed 5/0

Motion: Bassing\Tahija to set Local Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting date – May 4, 2017   10:00 am- 11:00 am at Greenwood Town Hall                                                Passed 5/0

Note: in need of volunteer supervisors to take training for the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization

Upcoming Important Dates:    Spring Short Course in Carlton/Black Bear Casino –-April 7, 2017                                                                             March 30, 2017      St Louis County Planning Dept. OPEN HOUSE   3:00 – 6:00 PM

Greenwood Township 40th Anniversary celebration – tentative date August 26, 2017

Motion: Ralston\Bassing to Adjourn                       Passed 5/0                              7:20 PM

Sue Drobac

Clerk                                                                                        Chair

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