April 10, 2018
Chairman Stegmeir opened the meeting at 7:00 pm. Board members present were Supervisor Tomczak, Supervisor Kec, Treasurer Callais, Deputy Clerk Stegmeir and 1 Guest. All attending recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Agenda – The agenda was reviewed, Supervisor Tomczak moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Supervisor Kec, all voting aye the motion carried,
Minutes – The minutes for the March regular meeting were reviewed. Motion by Supervisor Kec to approve the minutes, seconded by Supervisor Tomczak, all voting aye motion carried.
The Treasurer’s report was read by Treasurer Callais.
Beg Bal March 1, 2018 – $180,251.38
Income - $220.29
Total Expenses - $9,231.06
End Bal. March 31, 2018 – $171,240.61
Road Fund - $16,700.28
Road CD’s - $21,284.88
Road Fund Bal - $37,985.16
Checking CD - $25,908.89
Pucks Point Subordinate Sewer District
Beg Bal. March 1, 2018 - $15,444.83
Income - $0.00
Expenses - $12,044.88
End Bal. March 31, 2018 - $3,399.95
Capitol Debt Reduction
Beg. Bal. March 1, 2018 - $4,591.00
Income - $0.00
Expenses – 0.00
End Bal. March 31, 2018 - $4,591.00
The Treasurer’s report was approved on a motion by Supervisor Tomczak, seconded by Supervisor Kec, all voting aye, motion carried.
Claims – Supervisor Tomczak read the claims.
Frontier Phone Co. – Phone and Internet – $70.29
North Star Electric – Town Hall - $128.00
The Journal – Meeting Notices - $100.68
Election Judges - $96.00
Annual Meeting Moderator - $50.00
Kabetogama Fire Dept. – Shortage from Levies - $5,000.00
St. Louis County Auditor – Waste Assessment - $280.00
Total - $5,724.97
PPSSD Claims – Septic Check - $2,000.00
North Star Elec. - $718.00
MN Pollution Control Agency - $505.00
Total - $3,223.00
Supervisor Kec moved to accept the claims and pay them in full, seconded by Chairman Stegmeir, all voting aye motion carried.
Comment Period: Fire Chief Larry Warrington discussed the needs of the fire department for the new building that they want to build.
PPSSD - Chairman Stegmeir discussed a meeting with a member of the sewer district.
Roads & Trails – No new business.
Community Building/Town Hall – John Reamer donated a flag and pole to the Community Club to be install at the Kabetogama Town Hall.
Other – None
VNP Joint Powers Board Clean Water Plan – Discussion: We could promote what’s available to the community and see if there are any interested parties and see how we could go about moving forward with this.
MATIT Life Insurance – The board has decided to not enroll at this time. Supervisor Tomczak moved to review this again next year, seconded by Supervisor Kec, all voting aye, motion carried.
Liquor License – Kecs Kove, The Pines of Kabetogama, Rocky Ledge, Arrowhead Lodge, Sandy Point Lodge, Kab Outdoors, Pine Aire, Supervisor Kec moved to approve the liquor licenses, seconded by Supervisor Tomczak, all voting aye, motion carried.
Chairman Stegmeir moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:48 pm. Seconded by Supervisor Kec, all voting aye
Mary Manninen, Clerk
REORGANIZATION APRIL 10, 2018
Supervisor Stegmeir moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Supervisor Kec, all voting aye, motion carried.
Supervisor Tomczak moved to approve the Minutes from the May 2, 2017 Reorganization Meeting, seconded by Supervisor Kec, all voting aye, motion carried.
The following items were approved on a motion by Supervisor Stegmeir, seconded by Supervisor Kec, all voting aye, motion carried.
Chairman/Vice-Chairman – Marlene Tomczak will be Chairman, Larry Kec will be Vice-Chairman. The positions of Chair and Vice-Chair will be rotated between Supervisors each year.
Board Meeting Schedule and Location for the township board meetings in 2018; April 3, May 1, June 5, July 2, Aug 7, Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov ???, Dec. 4, 2019 – Jan 8, Feb 5, March 5, . All meeting will be held at the Town Hall, 9707 Gamma Road.
Planning Commission Meeting Schedule – April 2, July 2, Oct. 1, 2018 Jan 7, 2019
Official Newspaper - The Journal, International Falls, MN.
Township Attorney - continue using Mr. Robert Ruppe as our attorney.
Road Supervisor - John Stegmeir as road supervisor.
Pucks Point Sewer Dist. Supervisor – John Stegmeir.
Meeting Notice Posting Place - Gateway Store, Town Hall, Township web site and the Digital Sign.
Emergency Trail and clean-up contractor - Greg House.
Bank Designation - Border State Bank.
Pucks Point Subordinate Sewer District Engineer – SEH.
Compensation Rates for Township Officers
Chairman - $350.00 per month
Supervisors - $350.00 per month
Treasurer - $350.00 per month
Clerk - $18.00 per hour
Deputy Clerk and Deputy Treasurer - $50.00 per meeting when filling in for the Treasurer or Clerk
Mileage Rate – follow current Federal Mileage Rate at that time.
Additional Compensation Rates:
Election Judge - $12.00 per hour
Town Hall Cleaning Person - $18.00 per hour
Miscellaneous Clerical duties when Clerk/Treasurer are unavailable $15.00 per hour
Planning Commission Board Members - $50.00 per meeting attended
Supervisor Tomczak moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:06 pm, seconded by Supervisor Stegmeir, all voting aye, motion
Mary Manninen, Clerk, Kabetogama Township