1.19.17 Minutes

Fork Township Supervisor, Wade Caryl, called the Regular Meeting of the Fork Township Board to order at 7:00 p.m.  The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag was recited.

 

Roll call of board members:  Wade Caryl-present, Roberta Hazen-present, Amanda Vogel-present, Pam Gilbert-absent, Jennifer Johnson-present. All Present. 4 Present 1 Absent.

Public in attendance:  Various

 

Approval of the Minutes

Jennifer Johnson motioned to approve regular meeting minutes of December 19, 2016.  Amanda Vogel seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Approval of The Treasurers Report

Roberta Hazen motioned to accept Treasurers Report as presented.  Wade Caryl seconded. Vote: All ayes. Motion carried.

 

Treasurers Report:

 

General Fund                                                                        $169,966.03

Fire Op Fund                                                                          $15,483.89

First Responders Rescue Fund                                             $11,340.50

Fire Equipment Fund CD                                                   $117,412.14

Fire Equipment Fund                                                          $170,040.02

Tax Collection                                                                       $139,172.62

East Fork Cemetery Flower Fund                                         $3,759.83

East Fork Cemetery Trust fund                                          $12,751.00

Flake Cemetery Trust Fund                                                $16,500.00

Merrill Lake Park-SA Fund                                                  $1,367.11

Merrill Lake Roads-SA Fund                                               $1,020.39

West Chippewa Vista-SA Fund                                           $5937.65

 

 

Wade Caryl motioned to amend the budget; move $400.00 from fund balance to contengency line item. Roberta Hazen seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes,  Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Approval of the Bills: Roberta Hazen motioned to approve the bills as presented:

 

General Fund                         12230-12257                            $13,556.80

Fire OP Fund                  4913-4925 Void 4916                       $5,456.99

Rescue Fund                             2521                                          $400.00

Merrill Lake Improv                   698-699                                     $34.47

 

Wade Caryl seconded.  Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

Unfinished Business: 

 

  1. Fork/Barryton Community Fire Dept:  The monthly report was presented by Fire Chief Terry Vogel.

Wade Caryl motioned to approve $240.00 for training for Fire and Resuce.  Roberta Hazen seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes,  Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Jennifer Johnson motioned to allow Terry to spend per member $84.00 to purchase 2 tags per member for Fire and Rescue.  Amanda Vogel seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to have Terry purchase tool set for up to $400.00.  Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Roberta Hazen motioned to get Amkus Rescue tools serviced for $850.00.  Jennifer Johnson seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes,  Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

  1. Fork Township Rescue: The monthly report was presented by Supervisor Terry Vogel.

 

 

  1. Community Center: The monthly report was presented by the Manager Jessica Caryl.

 

 

  1. Cemeteries: No Report.

Wade Caryl motioned to postpone burial bids to a later date.  Amanda Vogel seconded. All ayes. Motion carried.

 

  1. West Chippewa Vista Committee: No report.

Discussed the issue with the Vista. Contacting Lawyer about special assessement.

 

  1. Merrill Lake Roads & Park Committee: No report.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to approve the agenda.  Wade Caryl seconded.  All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

New Business:

 

Wade Caryl motioned to set Budget workshop for Saturday February 18, 2017 at 9 am at the township hall. Amanda Vogel seconded. All ayes. Motion carried.

 

 

Public Comment:  Jerrilyn Strong discussed road commission and solid waste update.

 

Reports:

Wade Caryl, Supervisor –

Discussed school board meeting.

 

Roberta Hazen motioned to allow anyone who wants to go to Board of Review training February 11, 2017 for a total of $50.00.  Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes,  Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

Roberta Hazen, Clerk-

Roberta Hazen motioned to allow anyone from the board that can go to the Budget workshop class thru MTA for $121.00 per person plus mileage and pre diem. Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes,  Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to allow any board member that can go to the annual MTA conference plus hotel, mileage and per diem. Amanda Vogel seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes,  Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to allow Roberta to purchase Denali software program and allow to spend up to $1000.00 per month from 2016 budget. Amanda Vogel seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes,  Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

Amanda Vogel, Treasurer-

 

Wade Caryl motioned to reimburse Amanda $50.00 per month for internet and phone cost. Jennifer Johnson seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes,  Pam Gilbert-absent and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

Pam Gilbert, Trustee-absent

 

Jennifer Johnson, Trustee-

No report.

 

Adjournment: 

Wade Caryl motioned to adjourn at 9:35 p.m. Jennifer Johnson seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

 

 

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Roberta Hazen, Fork Township Clerk    Approved:  2-20-2017