Field Township Board Meeting January 9, 2018

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The meeting was called to order by Chairman Keith Aho at 7:00 p.m., January 9, 2018 at the Clerk’s residence.
Present: Supervisors Keith Aho, Tom Chapman, Keith Fulcher, Treasurer Ellie Brunner, Clerk Pat
Chapman and Hospital Representative Mike Enzmann.

The minutes of Field Township’s regular board meeting held December 12, 2017 were read and stand as presented.

Correspondence:

1. Mn. Assoc. of Townships
2. Art Unlimited
3. Joy of Cook
4. Lake Country Power
5. PERA
6. St. Louis County Auditor
7. Cook News Herald
8. MN LTAP
9. Timberjay
10. St. Louis County Planning and Community Dev.
11. MN Sec. of State

Treasurer’s report from Treasurer Ellie Brunner:

Beg. Balance: $ 66,128.55 Ending Balance: $81,245.25
Receipts: $17,067.56 Plus Outstanding Checks: $50.00
Disbursements: $1,950.86 Total Per Bank Statement: $81,295.25
Motion made by Supervisor Fulcher, seconded by Supervisor Chapman to approve the treasurer’s report, claims and net pay distribution report. Motion carried unanimously.

Committee Reports:

Fire – No report.
Ambulance – Supervisor Chapman spoke with Nancy Reing. She said the ambulance dept. has a new system for directions and a new computer program for reports.
Road and Bridges – Supervisor Fulcher reported no major problems with the roads.
Hospital – Hospital Representative Mike Enzmann reported the inspections were complete and approved with minor work lists for the Care Center. Train the Trainer program will begin in January. Sisu Healthcare IT Solutions was given the required 12 months’ notice in December to terminate services. St. Luke’s has the ability to support the medical software with a projected savings of 240 k. Six hospital board members plus CEO will be attending the MHA Winter Conference.
Cemetery – No report.
Joint Powers Board – There will be an updated report at the Annual Meeting.
Planning and Zoning – No report.

Old Business:

None

New Business:

Supervisor Fulcher reported on future meetings: January 24 St. Louis County Assoc. of Townships, March 20 Capital Day and March 21 a Census workshop. The Annual Meeting Agenda was discussed. Supervisor Fulcher made a motion to approve the following judges to serve for the Annual
Election: Julie Grahn, Dawn Simpson, Donna or Bill Ongalo. Seconded by Supervisor Chapman. Motion carried unanimously.

Supervisor Fulcher made a motion to hold the next regular board meeting and board of audit on February 20, 2018, 7 pm, at the Clerk’s residence 9998 East Lind Rd. Angora. Seconded by Supervisor Chapman. Motion carried unanimously.

Supervisor Chapman made a motion to adjourn at 8:12 p.m.. Seconded by Supervisor Fulcher.
Motion carried unanimously.

Chairman Keith Aho
Clerk Pat Chapman