Fork Township Supervisor, John Singer, 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: John Singer-present, Patti McNeilly-present, Roberta Hazen-present, Pam Gilbert-present, Wade Caryl-present. All Present.
Public in attendance: Various
Approval of the Minutes
Patti McNeilly motioned to approve regular meeting minutes of September 19, 2016 as presented. Wade Caryl seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Approval of The Treasurers Report
Wade Caryl motioned to accept Treasurers Report as presented. Roberta Hazen seconded. Vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
General Fund $190,866.86
Fire Op Fund $31,623.36
First Responders Rescue Fund $13,584.01
Fire Equipment Fund CD $117,236.29
Fire Equipment Fund $170,018.42
Tax Collection $13,288.35
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 $1,479.55
Merrill Lake Roads-SA Fund $1,100.28
West Chippewa Vista-SA Fund $7446.91
Wade Caryl motioned to amend the budget; move $2,000.00 from contingency line item to cemetery line item. Patti McNeilly seconded. Roll call vote: John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes. Motion carried.
Approval of the Bills: Wade Caryl motioned to approve the bills as presented:
General Fund 12101-12139 void 12123&12124 $17,181.33
Fire OP Fund 4862-4892 $11,488.33
Rescue Fund 2507-2517 $6,420.68
Merrill Lake Improv 692-693 $23.81
John Singer seconded. Roll call vote: John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes. Motion carried.
- Fork/Barryton Community Fire Dept: The monthly report was presented by Fire Chief Terry Vogel.
- Fork Township Rescue: The monthly report was presented by Supervisor Terry Vogel.
- Community Center: The monthly report was presented by the Manager Jessica Caryl.
- Cemeteries: No Report.
- West Chippewa Vista Committee: No report.
- Merrill Lake Roads & Park Committee: No report.
Wade Caryl motioned to accept Todd Taylor’s bid to do snowplowing for 2016-2017 winter. Patti McNeilly seconded. Roll call vote: John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes. Motion carried.
Board discussed getting a bid for snowplowing each season.
Wade Caryl motioned to accept Steve Jones quote to replace North door and install window in southwest door. Patti McNeilly seconded. Roll call vote: John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes. Motion carried.
Road millage: Discussion that if the road millage passes it was the boards intention that it will be used for township roads only, not village roads.
Public Comment: Jerrilyn Strong discussed new EMS director.
John Singer, Supervisor –
Discussed water issue in backroom of hall and suggested eaves.
Roberta Hazen, Clerk-
Patti McNeilly, Treasurer-
Discussed Forrest Forest program QFP’s and discussed audit.
Pam Gilbert, Trustee-
Discussed village meeting, still waiting for information on sidewalk snow removal issue.
Wade Caryl, Trustee-
John Singer motioned to adjourn at 8:28 p.m. Pam Gilbert seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.
Roberta Hazen, Fork Township Clerk Approved: 11-21-2016