10.17.16 Minutes

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.

Treasurers Report:

 

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.

 

Unfinished Business: 

 

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

 

  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.

 

  1. West Chippewa Vista Committee: No report.

 

  1. 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.

 

 

 

New Business:

 

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.

 

 

Correspondence:

 

 

Public Comment:  Jerrilyn Strong discussed new EMS director.

 

Reports:

John Singer, Supervisor –

Discussed water issue in backroom of hall and suggested eaves.

 

Roberta Hazen, Clerk-

No report.

 

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-

No report.

 

Adjournment: 

John Singer motioned to adjourn at 8:28 p.m. Pam Gilbert seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

 

 

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Roberta Hazen, Fork Township Clerk   Approved:  11-21-2016