Regular Town Board Meeting of


January 12, 2010


Present:  Dave Johnson, Supervisor -- Greg Scherzer, Supervisor -- Ardell Johnson, Supervisor, -- Dick Toomey, Treasurer -- Marv Mortenson, Clerk


1.  Meeting was called to order by Supervisor Dave Johnson at 7:00 PM.


2.  Additions to the agenda were called for:

      Add to new Business: C. Budget for 2011

      Motion to approve the agenda made by D. Johnson, second by A. Johnson – passed 3-0


3.  Reading of the Minutes

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


4. Treasurer report:             

                -- Cash Balance of              $11,585.43

                -- Invested Balance of        $43,831.98

                -- Total Balance of              $55,417.41

Motion to approve Treasurer’s report by, D. Johnson, second by Scherzer – passed 3-0


5. Claims for payment:


-- $235.50     Clearwater County Highway Dept.

                -- $  27.03     Farmers Independent

Motion to approve payment of claims by Scherzer, second by D. Johnson – passed 3-0


6. Old Business:

A.       Have not received the Noxious Weed Form from the county.

B.        Dave Johnson will call Allen Paulson, the county auditor, and check on the status of combined election.

C.        Due to road access being blocked by snow, checking sign reflectivity will be postponed until another date.

7.   New Business:

A.  Reorganize the Board of Supervisors: Motion to leave the board assignments and portfolios as is for 2010 made by Scherzer, second by A. Johnson   passed 3-0


                Dave Johnson-  Chair

                Greg Scherzer- Weed Inspector and Vice Chair

                Ardell Johnson-  Road supervisor


B.   Other:  Meeting of Clearwater County Townships on 1/26/10 & this is an election year.


C.   Review of proposed budget for 2011.  The preliminary review looks good.  The Treasurer and Clerk will develop a spreadsheet showing comparable expenses on budget items from year to year.  This will be presented at the February board meeting, along with the 2011 budget, for final approval.


8. NEXT BOARD MEETING: February 9th, Agenda Items:

A.  Board of Audit to be held prior to regular board meeting.

B.  Approval of the 2011 budget

C.  Review of the 1/26/2010 Clearwater County Township meeting.



 9.   Motion to adjourn by Scherzer, second by D. Johnson, passed 3-0   Adjourned at 8:25 PM


_____________________________ Marv Mortenson, Clerk


_____________________________ Supervisor