July 5, 2016
Chairman Stegmeir opened the meeting at 7:00 pm. Board members present were Supervisor Tomczak, Clerk Manninen, Deputy Clerk Stegmeir and Treasurer Callais. Colin Markusen from SEH called in on the conference line. Board members recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Agenda – The agenda was reviewed. Motion by Supervisor Tomczak to approve the agenda with one addition, add Woodenfrog discussion to new business, seconded by Chairman Stegmeir the motion carried, all voting aye.
Minutes – The minutes for the June regular meeting were reviewed. Motion by Supervisor Tomczak to approve the minutes, seconded by Chairman Sgegmeir. Motion carried, all voting aye.
The treasurer’s report was read by Treasurer Callais. Motion by Supervisor Tomczak to approve reports, seconded by Supervisor Kiner. Motion carried, all voting aye.
Beg Bal June, 1 2016 – $110,315.13
Income - $200,496.90
Expenses - $204,480.02
End Bal June 30, 2016 – $106,332.01
Road Account –
Beg Bal June, 1, 2016 - $32,793.09
Income - $1.26
Expenses – $0.00
End Bal June 30, 2016 - $32,794.35
Community Bldg Fund –
Beg Bal June, 1, 2016 - $29.344.06
Income - $1.15
End Bal. June 30, 2016 - $29,345.19
Checking - $25,523.86
Road Acct. - $21,073.37
Road Acct. - $21.471.47
Chariman Stegmeir moved to accept the treasurer’s report, seconded by Supervisor Tomczak, all voting aye motion carried.
Payroll Net Total for June – $1,650.26
Disbursements for June:
Kabetogama Lake Assn - $22.70
Northern Lumber - $1801.14
Kolstad Olsen - $360.26
Couri Ruppe - $675.00
MPCA - $505.00
MATIT - $2102.00
Gateway Store - $9.66
The Journal - $131.25
SLC – $180.00
Culinex - $1900.00
Greentech Manufacturing - $3798.13
Ramsland & Vigen - $2500.00
US Postmaster - $47.00
Frontier Phone Co. - $63.39
North Star Elec - $101.00
SEH Inc. 77,948.40
PERA - $120.64
Utility Systems of America - $110,421.77
Claims – Clerk Manninen read the claims.
North Star Electric – $101.00
Frontier Phone – $63.39
Greg House – $4530.00
Greg House - $260.00
Couri & Ruppe – $315.00
SLC – $278.10
North Star Publishing – $371.76
Donald Dicklich Auditor – $113.40
Total - $6,032.65
SEH - $8,920.80
USA - $45,293.62
WEX (Septic Check) - $603,415.41
Total - $657,629.83
Chairman Stegmeir moved to accept the claims, seconded by Supervisor Tomczak, all voting aye motion carried. .
Comment Period: None
- USA (Ground Effects) has completed rock directional drilling until fall. The rest of the work
- Pretreatment – Septic Check mobilized May 30, 2016
- Site clearing complete
- Rock blasting complete
- Tanks with media installed
- Meter manhole installed
- Currently backfilling tanks, installing piping, site grading, pad and roadway prep
- NO WORKERS ON SITE THIS WEEK
- Building on site and to be installed next week (week of July 11)
- Dispersal – to begin July 11
- Email from Lori Dowling-Hanson indicated that funding for Puck’s Point was approved by
- Unclear as to the schedule.
- Draft Financial Plan Complete but subject to change based on grant/loan split from PFA
- Delay in PFA agreement for legislative session/bonding bill – not passed in regular session.
- Estimated drawdown schedule attached.
- All have been sent to property owners. 8 Outstanding. Will look at getting these completed
- Septic Check
- Dispersal: Change 24 PVC valve boxes to 12 HDPE manholes for easier access in the future
- Cost: $4,458.80
- Collection: Revisions to piping
- Service to Burchell and Puttika properties to go through Moosehorn
- Addition of two grinder stations and corresponding laterals within Moosehorn per
- Cost: ?
- Revisions to plan to serve Voyageur Park Lodge
- Original information from owner may have been inaccurate
- Errors in design. Design as shown in plan will not serve all structures at this resort.
- Total Change Order with 2 Moosehorn tanks: ?
- Total Change Order without 2 Moosehorn tanks: ?
The township will need further funding towards the PPSSD Project since there is no guarantee that there will be another Legislative Session. Chairman Stegmeir moved that the township proceed with Nancy Larson to start the process for a PFA grant and loan package, seconded by Supervisor Tomczak, all voting aye motion carried.
Chairman Stegmeir moved to approve a change order with Viitas Excavating in the amount of $4458.84, seconded by Supervisor Tomczak all voting aye, motion carried.
Roads & Trails – State Point and Pucks Point roads have been graded but we need another grading on the State Point road because of the 3+ inches of rain lately.
State Point Road Gravel Project: Bids for the project were opened. Bids were received from J&J Contracting LLC, Bowman Construction INC. and Tom Long & Son Trucking. The lowest bid was from Tom Long & Son Trucking and was accepted by the Board. The basic bid for the hauling, spreading and shaping of an estimated 1200 cubic yards of class 5 material on .7 miles of roadway and 40 cubic yds of rip rap to be placed in the ditches on the hill is $24229. There is additional piece work which will be approved and paid as needed and accomplished for ditching, rock removal (as possible) and grading/shaping at the end of the road adjacent to the cabin sites. Work will commence after Labor Day to be completed by October 18.
Community Center – Letters have been installed on the new hall. Jay Tomczak will be asked if the fire department can possibly hose down the rock by the playground where there is glass all over the place.
New Business – The Primary Election will be held here at the hall on August 9th from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. There was a brief discussion regarding Woodenfrog Camp ground and how it is being maintained.
Supervisor Tomczak moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 pm. Seconded by Chairman Stegmeir, all voting aye
Mary Manninen, Clerk