Pike Bay Township
Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
Regular Monthly Meeting / 7PM
Meeting called to order at 7 pm by Richard Baird followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Present: Richard Baird, Linda Barsness, Reuben St. Cyr, Michael Reyes, Ryan Erickson, Arvin Gieseke, and Mary Almendinger
Guests: Zeb Hemsworth, Alan Olson-Cass Lake Times
Agenda: Motion to approve revised agenda by Ryan Erickson, Reuben St. Cyr second, carried .
Public Comment: none
Minutes and Records:
Motion to approve minutes of Regular Monthly Board Meeting held June 11th, 2019 by Linda Barsness, Ryan Erickson second, carried.
Motion to approve Storlie Construction bid of $7,500.00 to brush trees on Newstrand Road by Ryan Erickson, Reuben St. Cyr second, carried. No road work will be done on road adjacent to Cass Lake Lodge.
Chloride update. Knife River has not been able to schedule. Ryan Erickson will contact Cass County for a bid.
Wilkenson Township will schedule the boom trimming for trees on Wilkenson Road.
Motion to approve Resolution for Sah-Kah-Tay Beach Resort liquor license by Linda Barsness, Ryan Erickson second, carried.
No motion to approve Permit Approval from Century Link regarding permission to place, construct and maintain node equipment at 15224 Bayview Loop Road since this is a Forestry Road.
Motion to approve moving CD from First National Bank and Riverwood Bank and investing at 2.17 percent for 1 year at Security State Bank by Ryan Erickson, Reuben St. Cyr second, carried.
Inspected building for necessary repairs. Estimates will be obtained to review costs and custodian will be instructed to address some issues.
Cass County Clippings July Newsletter from Cass County Museum.
Minnesota Great River Road Regional Meeting is Monday, August 5th, 2019 2 pm-3:30 pm at Beltrami County History Center, Bemidji.
Cass County Economic Development Corp. 22nd Annual Meeting is Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 at 5 pm, Leech Lake Event Center, Walker.
July disbursements for Checks #15100 thru #15133 and 4 electronic transfers totaling $17,463.78. These figures include the end of month payroll for June, and mid-June for the Police officers, and the bills that were received through 7/9/2019. An additional check #15144 to Meadowbrook Insurance for Police Liability Insurance for $8,853.77 was approved. Cash balance statement does not reflect this amount.
Motion to approve disbursements as presented Michael Reyes, Linda Barsness second, carried.
Township proposed Cash Statement 01/01/2019 thru 07/31/2019
Beginning Cash Total Receipts Total Disbursed Ending Cash
General Fund $ 74,869.76 $ 33,684.94 $ 28,924.93 $ 79,629.77
Roads & Bridge $121,388.07 $ 53,970.50 $ 36,267.36 $139,091.21
Building $ 0.00 $ 14,596.07 $ 16,743.22 $ (2,147.15)
Police $132,845.87 $121 ,587.73 $ 66,702.79 $187,730.81
Fire Fund $ 1,703.82 $ 23,139.93 $ 14,827.00 $ 10,016.75
$330,807.52 $246,979.17 $163,465.30 $414,321.39
Police Report: See attached report.
Road Report: Bob Wittner is in agreement with brushing right of way on Newstrand Road.
Fire Department Meeting Report: No meeting to report.
Contacted Wilkinson Township regarding trimming trees along 144th Street (Wilkenson Road).
Thank you note to City of Cass Lake for sweeping our streets.
Updated Road Sign Policy and Road Sign Inventory Sheet.
Got Storlie Construction bill corrected regarding duplicate billing from April.
Attended Clerk Training.
Met with Arvin Gieseke, Treasurer at First National Bank to discuss CD renewal.
Filed IRS Form 720 Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return.
Submitted information to Miller McDonald for 2nd Quarter filings.
Future Meeting Dates:
August 6th, 2019 National Night Out
August 13th, 2019 Back to School Bash 4 pm – 6 pm Veterans Memorial Field
August 13th, 2019 Regular Monthly Meeting 7 pm
August 21st, 2019 Weed Overview at Walker Community Center-afternoon
August 29th, 2019 Salting Presentation 9 am Walker Community Center
Adjourn: Motion to Adjourn Meeting @ 8:20 pm by Richard Baird, Michael Reyes second, carried.
Supervisor Signature Clerk Signature