12.19.16 Minutes

Fork Township Supervisor, Wade Caryl, called the Regular Meeting of the Fork Township Board to order at 7:02 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

Wade Caryl motioned to approve regular meeting minutes of November 21, 2016.  Jennifer Johnson 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                                                                        $178,007.25

Fire Op Fund                                                                          $17,447.66

First Responders Rescue Fund                                             $11,469.98

Fire Equipment Fund CD                                                   $117,412.14

Fire Equipment Fund                                                          $170,040.02

Tax Collection                                                                             $650.51

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                                           $5937.65

 

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to amend the budget; move $1500.00 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.

 

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

 

General Fund                         12187-12228                            $10,455.99

Fire OP Fund                             4901-4911                              $1,626.45

Rescue Fund                             2519-2520                                 $129.48

Merrill Lake Improv                   696-697                                     $34.31

 

Wade Caryl 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 allow Terry to spend up to $100.00 on bulbs and replacement lens on trucks. Amanda Vogel seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to allow Terry to purchase batteries from Battery Junction $95.15 for pack and flash lights. 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 amend the budget, move $3000.00 from Loose Equipment line item to Station line item for maintenance room and training area. Amanda Vogel 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 allow Terry to spend up to $250.00 for battery switch for engine one. Wade Caryl 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 allow Terry to by new boots for $375.00 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.

 

 

 

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

 

Wade Caryl motioned to allow Jessica to spend up to $140.00 on supplies and salt. 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. Cemeteries: No Report.

Discussion to put bids out for contractor to do burials.

 

  1. West Chippewa Vista Committee: No report.

Discussed the issue with the questions about the association.

 

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

 

Jen Lindsey discussed the snow removal contract and issue. Letter will be sent to all businesses contracted with them when next meeting to be held.

 

 

New Business:

 

Public Comment:  Jerrilyn Strong discussed road commission, meeting room and budget

 

Reports:

Wade Caryl, Supervisor –

Discussed road committee meeting.

 

Roberta Hazen, Clerk-

Wade Caryl motioned to accept the Bill Pay Policy with one correction: Tri County listed under utilities.  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 motioned to set mileage rate to $0.535 for 2017.  Wade Caryl seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to allow Roberta to renewal MAMC annual membership for $60.00. Pam Gilbert seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to pay $390.00 annual fee plus monthly fees to Intuit for payroll software.  Jennifer Johnson 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 MTA Training.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to have Jordan Trimble, treasurer deputy, to be added to banks signature cards for checking accounts. Wade Caryl seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Pam Gilbert, Trustee-

 

Wade Caryl motioned to adopt new rental contract for town hall. Jennifer Johnson seconded. All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Jennifer Johnson, Trustee-

No report.

 

Adjournment: 

Pam Gilbert motioned to adjourn at 9:31 p.m. Jennifer Johnson seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

 

Roberta Hazen, Fork Township Clerk    Approved:  1-19-2017