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March 25, 2013

Greenwood Town Board Re-Organization Meeting – March 25, 2013

Clerk Trancheff  called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.

Present:  Supervisors Tom Aro, Gene Baland, Carmen DeLuca, Kirsten Reichel, Treasurer Clark, Clerk Trancheff

Absent: Supervisor Don Doroff

Chairman Nomination:    Sup. DeLuca nominated Gene Baland

               MOTION DeLuca/Reichel to close nominations and cast unanimous ballot for Gene Baland as Chairman.  Approved 4/0              

               MOTION DeLuca/Baland to nominate Sup. Aro as Vice-Chairman.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION Aro/Reichel to approve the minutes of the Feb. 12 and March 12, 2013 minutes.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION Reichel/Aro to pay Claims #15161-15164 totaling $11,989.98.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION DeLuca/Reichel to pay fixed bills and payroll on April 1, 2013.  Approved 4/0

Treasurer Clark noted that the CD comes due on March 31, 2013 and will bring the new rate to the board on April 9 meeting.

Re-Organization:

               MOTION DeLuca/Reichel to set the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 for the regular board meetings.  Approved 4/0

               *NOTE-May change due to schedule conflicts.

               MOTION DeLuca/Reichel to stay with Frandsen Bank and Trust as official depository.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION Reichel/Aro to appoint the Timberjay as official newspaper.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION DeLuca/Reichel to appoint Scott Neff from Trenti Law Firm as attorney.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION Aro/Reichel to appoint Carmen DeLuca as the Planning & Zoning Representative.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION Aro/DeLuca to appoint Ellen Trancheff as the Tower Soudan Joint Powers Recreation Board Representatiive.   Approved 4/0

               MOTION DeLuca/Aro to appoint Kirsten Reichel to the Lodging Tax Board.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION Aro/DeLuca to appoint Don Doroff as Roads Supervisor.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION DeLuca/Reichel to appoint Don Doroff as the Township Delegate to the Tower Ambulance Commission.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION DeLuca/Reichel to accept the resignation of Mickey Scipioni from the Planning Commission.  Approved 4/0

               MOTION DeLuca/Aro to reappoint Positions 1,2,5-Chuck Richards, Jeff Lind, Jerry Lepper to the Planning Commission.  Approved 4/0

Planning Commission Applicants:  Mark Drobac (12/20/2012) Gary Boutto (3/12/13) Marcie Moe (3/21/13)

               MOTION DeLuca/Reichel to appoint Mark Drobac and Gary Boutto to the Planning Commission.   Motion failed 2/2

Following a paper ballot:   4 votes for Mark Drobac, 2 each for Gary Boutto and Marcie Moe:

MOTION Aro/Reichel to appoint Mark Drobac to the Planning Commission and to carry appoint of the second person to the April 9 meeting.  Approved 4/0

 

Discussion regarding Bois Forte and no contract or meetings with them.  It was noted that the committee of Tom Aro and Carmen DeLuca would negotiate with the representatives of Bois Forte if a meeting is arranged.  The township has sent the entire communication packet to all members of the Bois Forte Tribal Council-to date have heard nothing.

               MOTION Reichel/Aro to adjourn at 7:20 pm.

Respectfully Submitted-Ellen Trancheff, Clerk                                                     Gene Baland-Chairman

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