LONG LOST TOWNSHIP
MARCH 11 21014
Citizens present: Ardell Johnson, Ruth Johnson, Dick Toomey,
Kathy Toomey, Marvin Mortenson, Babe Mortenson, David Johnson, Nancy Johnson,
Becky Bergerson, Bob Von Hagen
called to order by Becky Bergerson, Deputy Clerk, at 7:00 pm. Each citizen
was provided with a packet containing the meeting agenda, 2013 minutes,
2013 year end financial report, proposed budget for 2015 and a summery of
the long range road plan.
as moderator was called for, Babe Mortenson nominated Marv Mortenson. No
other nominations were proposed, nominations were closed and Marv was a
unanimous choice for moderator.
to the agenda were called for, none were proposed.
were given a few minutes to read and review the 2013 meeting minutes. A
motion to dispense with the reading of the minutes and approve as written
was made by Dave Johnson, second by Babe Mortenson. Motion carried by oral
Report: Dick Toomey, township treasurer reviewed the financial report from
2013 as approved by the Board of Audit. A complete copy of the report was
included in the packet given to the citizens.
Reports: Ardell Johnson, road supervisor, reviewed the work that was done
to date and outlined the work that is to be done in 2014. This information
was included in the citizenís packet. Greg Scherzer, weed supervisor was
No elections were held in 2013. 2014 elections will continue to be done by
mail-in ballet. Board members up for elections in 2014 include one
supervisor, a treasurer and a clerk. The clerk would be elected to fill
the remaining two years of the four-year term.
of Budget: Treasurer Dick Toomey reviewed the budget for 2015 as included
in the citizenís packet.
Levies for 2015: Treasurer Dick Toomey explained the process of setting
the levy. The motion was made to set the 2015 levy at $4000.00 was made by
made by Nancy Johnson, second by Bob Van Hagen, carried by oral vote.
annual meeting is set by the state for the second Tuesday in March.
This† date would be March 10, 2015.
Motion was made by Dick Toomey to set the time of the meeting at 7:00 at a
place to be determined by the board. Second by Ruth Johnson and carried by
Discussion: A brief discussion about the status of who would be hired to
do upcoming roadwork. No decisions have yet been made but Ardell Johnson,
road supervisor would continue interviewing prospects. A certificate of
appreciation was presented to Marv Mortenson to thank him for his service
as township clerk. He was the original clerk elected in 2005 when the
township was formed and bore the brunt of the work in getting it
established. Marv was given an appreciative round of applause by the
was adjourned at 8:06 pm. Motion by Ruth Johnson, second by Nancy Johnson
and carried by oral vote.
_______________________________________ Dave Johnson,
_______________________________________ Becky Bergerson,