Pike Bay Township
January 10th, 2017 Regular Monthly Meeting / 7PM
Call to Order: Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board Members Present: Tony South, Richard Baird, Linda Barsness, Jason Ball, Arvin Gieske, Mary Almendinger
Guests Present: Zeb Hemsworth, Seth Kuhn
Agenda: Motion to approve agenda by Richard Baird, Linda Barsness 2nd, Carried
Minutes and Records:
Motion to approve minutes of Regular Monthly Meeting December 13th, 2016 by Linda Barsness, Richard Baird 2nd, Carried
Maintenance worker concerns- Mary Almendinger spoke with Maintenance worker concerning duties, new time card and process for opening hall for rentals
Advertising for Clerk Position- No responses were received concerning Clerk Position
Clerk Training- Mary Almendinger is registered for January 18th training in St. Michael
Motion to postpone and reschedule Board of Audit meeting by Richard Baird, Tony South 2nd, Carried
Motion to accept Stephanie Lueth’s verbal and written resignation and recognize supervisor vacancy by Tony South, Linda Barsness 2nd, Carried
Motion to appoint Jason Ball to fill vacant supervisor position and administer oath of office by Tony South, Richard Baird 2nd, Carried
Motion to accept Matthew Erickson’s written resignation and recognize Clerk vacancy by Linda Barsness, Tony South 2nd, Carried
Motion to appoint Mary Almendinger as Township Clerk and administer oath of office by Tony South, Richard Baird 2nd, Carried
No Motion to change February meeting date was made. Meeting date to stay as scheduled.
Motion to schedule Board of Audit for February 7th at 6 PM followed by Board of Levy by Tony South, Linda Barsness 2nd, Carried
Motion to vacate seat held by Roswell Brown due to lack of participation by Tony South, Linda Barsness 2nd, Carried. Tony South will contact Roswell Brown.
Oath of Office administered for Arvin Gieske, Richard Baird, Tony South, Linda Barsness, Jason Ball and Mary Almendinger
MN Pollution Control Agency sent announcement regarding update on Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Project.
Township received Christmas cards from Western Bank, MCT and Shepard Excavating.
January disbursements for Check # 13466 thru # 13494 and 3 electronic transfers totaling $26,144.68. These figures include the end of month Payroll for December, mid January Payroll for the Police officers, and the bills that were received through 1/10/2017. Motion to approve disbursements as presented by Richard Baird, Tony South 2nd, Carried
Township proposed Cash Statement 01/01/2016 thru 12/31/2016
Beginning Cash Total Receipts Total Disbursed Ending Cash
General Fund $97,828.00 $52,198.06 $43,291.36 $106,734.70Fire Fund $7,000.96 $19,508.03 $29,721.00 $(3,212.01)Roads & Bridge $97,530.14 $63,133.28 $44,100.10 $116,563.32Building $18,190.97 $12,819.93 $14,290.93 $16,719.97Police $151,220.00 $135,519.05 $233,275.73 $53,463.32 $371,770.07 $283,178.35 $364,679.12 $290,269.30
See included Report from Zeb
Motion to increase Sgt. Kuhn $0.50 effective January 1, 2017 by Richard Baird, Jason Ball 2nd, Carried
Motion to reimburse Office Wildes and Sgt. Kuhn $75.00 each as an annual incentive by Richard Baird, Jason Ball 2nd, Linda Barsness Opposed, Carried. The reimbursement is for their MN FOP Legal Defense Plan. Chief Hemsworth declined any reimbursement for himself.
Storlie Construction has been sanding and plowing. All signage is good.
Motion to approve the Committee Reports as presented Tony South, Linda Barsness 2nd, Carried.
Future Meeting Dates:
February 7, 2017 Board of Audit 6:00 PM
February 7, 2017 Board of Levy following Board of Audit
February 14, 2017 Regular Monthly Meeting
March 14, 2017 Annual Meeting
Adjourn: Motion to Adjourn Meeting @ 8:23 PM by Linda Barsness, Richard Baird 2nd, Carried.