LONG LOST LAKE TOWNSHIP

BOARD OF AUDIT

February 11, 2014

 

Present: Dave Johnson, Supervisor - Ardell Johnson, Supervisor - Greg Scherzer, Supervisor - Dick Toomey, Treasurer - Becky Bergerson, Deputy Clerk

Absent - Barb Von Hagen, Clerk

 

The Board of Audit was called to order at 7:00 pm. The board reviewed the treasurer’s year-end report for 2013. Motion to approve the 2013 audit report and file it with the MN State Department was made by Greg Scherzer, second by Ardell Johnson, passed 3-0.

 

Regular Board Meeting of

LONG LOST LAKE TOWNSHIP

February 11, 2014

 

Present: Dave Johnson, Supervisor - Ardell Johnson, Supervisor - Greg Scherzer, Supervisor - Dick Toomey, Treasurer - Becky Bergerson, Deputy Clerk

Absent - Barb Von Hagen, Clerk

 

 

  1. Supervisor Dave Johnson called meeting to order at 7:10 pm.

 

  1. There were no additions to the agenda

 

  1. Reading of the Minutes

A motion to dispense with the reading of the minutes and approve the minutes of the last regular meeting as written made by D. Johnson, second by G. Scherzer, passed 3-0.

 

  1. Treasurer’s Report (See details on attached reports)

            Cash Balance of      $26,925.17

            Investments of          28,301.62

                                              55.226.79

            Motion to approve the treasurer’s report made by G. Scherzer, second by A. Johnson, passed 3-0.

 

  1. Claims for Payment

             $  275.00 The Lasting Landscape - pull signs, sanding Big Hill

             $  475.00 Clearwater County Highway Dept – snowplowing - 12/3,5,18, 20/2013

             $  236.58 Barb Von Hagen - Tote, printer ink, mileage to Bemidji 1, Bagley 2

             $  358.76 Clearwater County Association of Townships

             $    73.41 Farmers Publishing Company – meeting notice, notary stamp

             $  500.00 Clearwater County Highway Dept. – snowplowing – 01/17,21,23,28/2014

             Motion to approve claims for payment made by A Johnson, second by G. Scherzer, passed 3-0

 

  1. Old Business
    1. Sanding of Big Hill is being done and there are no complaints
    2. 2014 road project of overall graveling was discussed. A. Johnson talked about the quote progress in contacting five possible contacts.

                      C.   Approve budget – A motion was made to approve the budget by G. Scherzer, second by D. Johnson, passed 3-0

               D.   There was a brief discussion on the final plans for the Annual Meeting to be held at Mortenson’s on March 11 2014

E.      Joint Road Tour with La Prairie township – the board agreed to schedule the tour as early as possible in order to identify possible road problems

                            

   

  1. New Business
    1. Certificate of Appreciation will be presented to Marv Mortenson at the Annual Meeting honoring and thanking him for his 8 years of service as LLL Township clerk.
    2. MAT Spring Short Course – A session is scheduled in Mahnomen on March 31, 2014. D. Johnson will contact board members the week before to find out who will attend and schedule transportation.
    3. The board was asked to consider any long-range road projects they felt might need to be scheduled as well as any other projects that may affect the township.

 

 

  1. Other Information
    1. Report on the 1/28/14 County Township Meeting – D. Johnson brought the board up to date on this meeting. The county will not be doing graveling during 2014 but will resume in 2015. They will be spraying County Road 39 for weeds in 2014.

 

 

  1. Next Board Meeting: April 8 2014 at Toomey’s
    1. Discuss anything from annual meeting  
    2. Report form the MAT Spring Short Course
    3. County Township April meeting

 

  1. Adjournment

D. Johnson made a motion that the meeting be adjourned; second G. Scherzer, passed 3-0 at 9:36 pm.

 

________________________________________________________Board Chair

 

________________________________________________________Clerk