9.19.16 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 Aug 15, 2016 with corrections.  Wade Caryl seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Approval of The Treasurers Report

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

Treasurers Report:

 

General Fund                                                                        $181,542.83

Fire Op Fund                                                                          $35,824.50

First Responders Rescue Fund                                            $13,582.72

Fire Equipment Fund CD                                                   $117,054.85

Fire Equipment Fund                                                          $169,997.52

Tax Collection                                                                        $29,944.10

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                                                  $1,497.35

Merrill Lake Roads-SA Fund                                               $1,450.15

West Chippewa Vista-SA Fund                                           $7446.20

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

 

General Fund                            12065-12100                         $15,313.70

Fire OP Fund                             4848-4859                              $4,235.59

Merrill Lake Impro                   689-691                                       $31.95

Merrill Lake Roads                    721                                           $350.00

 

Patti McNeilly 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.

 

Patti McNeilly motioned to allow Terry Vogel to have pump test done at Big Rapids Fleet for $350.00.  Pam Gilbert seconded. Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Patti McNeilly motioned to allow Terry Vogel to get 10 Pofung radios no more than $350.00.  Wade Caryl seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Patti McNeilly motioned to allow Terry Vogel to purchase a doll house for slicer training in November. Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-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:  Report was presented by Sexton Jim McNeilly.

 

Pam Gilbert motioned to reimburse John Singer for expenditure on auger/post hole digger that broke at East Fork Cemetery.  Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to allow Jim McNeilly to get gravel for Brown Cemetery.  Pam Gilbert seconded.  Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Patti McNeilly motioned to have Jim McNeilly hire F&B for trimming dead limbs at East Fork for $600.00.  Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to allow Jim McNeilly to get planks, tarps, and sheets of plywood for cemeteries.  John Singer seconded. Roll call vote:  John Singer-yes, Patti McNeilly-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Wade Caryl-yes, and Pam Gilbert-yes.  Motion carried.

 

 

  1. West Chippewa Vista Committee: Got gravel and brine done.
  1. Merrill Lake Roads & Park Committee: No report.

 

 

New Business:

 

 

Correspondence:

 

 

Public Comment:

 

Reports:

John Singer, Supervisor –

Publicly congratulated Wade Caryl.

 

Roberta Hazen, Clerk-

 

Roberta Hazen motioned to sign the L-4029. Patti McNeilly seconded. All ayes. Motion carried.

 

Patti McNeilly, Treasurer-

Discussed Forrest program, MTA Class for new treasurer, Medical Marihuana, and budget.

 

Pam Gilbert, Trustee-

Discussed MTA Zoning meeting.

 

 

Wade Caryl, Trustee-

No report.

 

Adjournment: 

Wade Caryl motioned to adjourn at 8:38 p.m. Patti McNeilly seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

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Roberta Hazen, Fork Township Clerk    Approved:  10-17-2016