11/21/16 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-present, Jennifer Johnson-present. All Present.

Public in attendance:  Various

 

Approval of the Minutes

Roberta Hazen motioned to approve regular meeting minutes of October 17, 2016 with correction.  Amanda Vogel seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Approval of Special Minutes

Pam Gilbert motioned to approve special meeting Election Commission minutes of October 17, 2016 with correction.  Jennifer Johnson seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Approval of The Treasurers Report

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

 

Treasurers Report:

 

General Fund                                                                        $175,416.23

Fire Op Fund                                                                          $20,543.02

First Responders Rescue Fund                                              $7,064.51

Fire Equipment Fund CD                                                   $117,412.14

Fire Equipment Fund                                                          $170,040.02

Tax Collection                                                                        $29,693.94

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                                                  $1,415.89

Merrill Lake Roads-SA Fund                                               $1,020.39

West Chippewa Vista-SA Fund                                           $7447.65

 

 

Roberta Hazen motioned to amend the budget; move $668.75 from contingency line item to cemetery line item. Pam Gilbert seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes,  Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Roberta Hazen motioned to amend the budget; move $900.00 from contingency line item to Rescue payroll tax line item. Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Approval of the Bills: Wade Caryl motioned to approve the bills as presented:

 

General Fund             12140-12186 Void 12185                  $24,467.70

Fire OP Fund                             4893-4900                              $3,149.36

Rescue Fund                                2518                                     $1,422.08

Merrill Lake Improv                 694-695                                        $40.00

Merrill Lake Roads                       722                                           $80.00

W Chippewa River Vista         691-692                                    $1510.00

 

Pam Gilbert seconded.  Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes 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 appoint Terry Vogel as Fire Chief for 2017-2018.  Amanda Vogel seconded.  All ayes, motion carried.

 

Roberta Hazen motioned to appoint David Vogel as Assistant Chief of Fire Department for 2017-2018.  Pam Gilbert seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to appoint Brian David for Fire Captain of Fire Department for 2017-2018.  Amanda Vogel Seconded.  All ayes, motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to appoint William Johnson for Training Officer for Fire Department for 2017-2018.  Pam Gilbert seconded.  All ayes, motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to appoint Troy Snider as Lieutenant of Fire Department for 2017-2018.  Pam Gilbert seconded.  All ayes, motion carried.

 

Roberta Hazen motioned to appoint Wade Carly as Safety Officer of Fire Department for 2017-2018.  Pam Gilbert seconded.  All ayes, motion carried.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to add additional duties to Supervisor Wade Caryl as fire fighter Fire Department for 2017-2018.  Roberta Hazen Seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

Pam Gilbert motioned to have Terry get Identifire reflective name plates for $137.53 plus shipping.  Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

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

Amanda Vogel motioned to appoint Terry Vogel as Supervisor position for Rescue for 2017-2018.  Roberta Hazen seconded.  All ayes, motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to add additional duties to Trustee Jennifer Johnson for Rescue for 2017-2018.  Roberta Hazen seconded. . Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to appoint Jennifer Johnson for Training Coordinator for Rescue for 2017/2018.  Amanda Vogel seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to appoint William Johnson 1st Captain for Rescue for 2017-2018.  Jennifer Johnson Seconded.  All ayes, motion carried.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to appoint Stacie Bretzinger as 2nd Captain for Rescue for 2017-2018.  Wade Caryl seconded.  All ayes, motion carried.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to allow Terry to get four new winter coats at $75.00 each. Jennifer Johnson seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

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

Jessica will revisit rental fees.

 

  1. Cemeteries: No Report.

 

  1. West Chippewa Vista Committee: No report.

 

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

 

 

New Business:

 

Pam Gilbert motioned to allow new treasurer Amanda Vogel to receive township credit card.  Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to allow new treasurer Amanda Vogel access to internet banking thru Isabella bank.  Pam Gilbert seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Jennifer Johnson motioned to add new treasurer and treasurer deputy to signature cards for checking accounts and remove previous treasurer and treasurer deputy at Isabella Bank. Pam Gilbert seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

Public Comment:  None.

 

Reports:

Wade Caryl, Supervisor –

Roberta Hazen motioned to allow any board member that can go to new members training with MTA, mileage and per diem included. Amanda Vogel seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

Roberta Hazen, Clerk-

Jennifer Johnson motioned to purchase a step ladder for township office.  Pam Gilbert seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

Amanda Vogel, Treasurer-

Discussed old computer received from previous treasurer.

 

Pam Gilbert, Trustee-

Discussed road commission meeting.

 

Jennifer Johnson, Trustee-

No report.

 

Adjournment: 

Wade Caryl motioned to adjourn at 9:13 p.m. Amanda Vogel seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

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Roberta Hazen, Fork Township Clerk   Approved:  12-19-2016