FIELD TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING November 15, 2016

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The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m., November 15, 2016 at the Field Town Hall.

Present: Supervisors Keith Aho, Tom Chapman, Keith Fulcher, Treasurer Ellie Brunner, Clerk Pat Chapman, Hospital Representative Mike Enzmann.

The minutes of Field Township’s regular board meeting held October 11, 2016 were read. A motion was made by Supervisor Fulcher to accept the minutes, seconded by Supervisor
Chapman. Motion carried unanimously.

Correspondence:

1. St. Louis County Public Works
2. Northeast Title
3. IRS
4. Cook News Herald
5. Art Unlimited
6. Lake Country Power
7. Timberjay
8. St. Louis County Auditor

Treasurer’s report from Treasurer Ellie Brunner:

Beg. Balance: $ 64,548.01 Ending Balance: $62,690.64
Receipts: $494.54 Plus Outstanding Checks: $0
Disbursements: $2,351.91 Total Per Bank Statement: $62,690.64

Motion made by Supervisor Chapman, seconded by Supervisor Fulcher to approve the treasurer’s report, claims and net pay distribution report. Motion carried unanimously.

Committee Reports:

Fire – No report.
Ambulance – Supervisor Chapman did art work for magnets for the ambulance service pro bono.
Road and Bridges –Supervisor Fulcher reported the roads were in good shape and ready for winter.
Hospital – Hospital Representative Mike Enzmann reported as of November 4, the building exterior on the Care Center was nearly completed. Staffing is a problem at the hospital. Financially September was better than budget.
Cemetery – Supervisor Aho reported two lots were sold.
Joint Powers Board – Chairman Aho reported the school forest project is in funding mode applying for grants. There will be a full report on the project at the annual meeting.
Planning and Zoning – The clerk presented an expense report from the Lahti/Enzmann fence viewing. The treasurer will go over the report and finalize the figures for bills to be paid. Chairman Aho will compose a letter to be sent to both parties.

Old Business:

New Business:

A motion was made by Supervisor Fulcher , seconded by Chairman Aho to hold the regular December, January and February board meetings at the clerk’s address, 9998 East Lind Rd., Angora because of the colder temperatures. The kitchen at the town hall is warm but too small for meetings and the main part of the hall is kept at lower temps during winter and it is costly to bring the temp up for meetings. Motion passed unanimously. The clerk will publish and post the change.

Supervisor Chapman made a motion to adjourn at 7:54 p.m.. Seconded by Supervisor Fulcher.
Motion carried unanimously.

Chairman Keith Aho
Clerk Pat Chapman