OFFICIAL MINUTES

LONG LOST LAKE TOWNSHIP

NOVEMBER 30, 2005

Present:
Dave Johnson – Supervisor Jon Jennings – Supervisor Greg Scherzer – Supervisor Dick Toomey – Treasurer Marv Mortenson- Clerk

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

2. Treasurer reports $42,537.98 was turned over by the Clearwater County to be deposited in LLL Township accounts.

3. First Federal Bank of Bagley will be the LLL Township’s designated bank. Motion by Jennings, second by Scherzer – Passed 3-0

4. Both the Treasurer and Clerk will sign township checks. Motion by Scherzer, second by Jennings – Passed 3-0

5. Farmers Independent will be the official newspaper for LLL Township. Motion by Scherzer, second by Jennings – Passed 3-0

6. Accept the Clearwater County’s contract for snow removal, blading & sanding. Contract runs until 4/30/07. Motion by Johnson, second by Scherzer. – Passed 3-0

7. LLL Township will join the Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT) and the Clearwater County Association of Townships. Cost of $364.20. Motion by Johnson, second by Jennings. – Passed 3-0

8. Bonding of Clerk and Treasurer. Cost $250.00. Motion by Scherzer, second by Johnson. – Passed 3-0

9. Errors and Omissions insurance. Cost $385.00. Motion by Scherzer, second by Johnson – Passed 3-0

10. Township Liability insurance. Cost $382.00. Motion by Scherzer, second by Johnson – Passed 3-0

11. Monthly Board meetings to be held the second Tuesday of the month thru March. Motion by Scherzer, second by Jennings. – Passed 3-0

12. Supervisor Scherzer named as Vice Chair. Motion by Jennings, second by Johnson – Passed 3-0

13. Supervisor Jennings named as Road Supervisor. Motion by Johnson, second by Scherzer. – Passed 3-0
- Jennings will develop responsibilities for this position and present to the board for approval
- Jennings will research and develop policies regarding roads and present to the board for approval

14. Supervisor Johnson will write a letter to the Elbow Lake Fire Dept. informing them of newly formed LLL Township.

15. Supervisor Johnson will contact the Post Office about setting up a LLL Township address.

16. Motion to adopt as Board Policy for Operational Expenses of the board.
Board members must have pre-approval of the board for any expenditure over $50.00.
Board members do not need pre-approval of the board for expenditures less than $50.00. Receipts must be presented and approved by the board for reimbursement.
Operational expenses is defined to be, but not limited to,: ledger, postage, paper, printer ink and long distance phone calls.
Motion by Johnson, second by Jennings. – Passed 3-0

17. The board of supervisors authorized the Treasurer to make payments and conduct the business listed:
- Purchase LLL Township checks from First Federal Bank of Bagley
- Invest $5,000 in CD’s at 3.45% for 6 months at First Federal Bank of Bagley
- Pay MAT & County Township membership $250.00
- Pay Errors & Omissions insurance. $385.00
- Pay Liability Insurance $382.00
Motion by Scherzer, second by Johnson. – Passed 3-0

18. Motion for adjournment by Jennings, second by Scherzer. – Passed 3-0