JULY 23, 2013
Chairman Nevalainen opened the meeting at 7:03 pm. Board members present were Supervisors Town and Kiner, Clerk Manninen, Treasurer Kiner along with 6 guests. All attending recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Agenda – The agenda was approved on a motion by Chairman Nevalainen, seconded by Supervisor Town, motion carried.
Minutes – The minutes were approved on a motion by Chairman Nevalainen, seconded by Supervisor Town, motion carried.
The treasurer’s report was read by Treasurer Kiner. The treasurer’s report was approved on a motion by Supervisor Town, seconded by Supervisor Kiner, motion carried.
Beg Bal 6/1/13 --- $191,875.31
Income --- $11,781.96
Expenses --- $30,605.07
End Bal. 6/30/13 --- $173,052.20
Beg Bal 6/1/13 --- $21,917.71
Income --- $0.90
Expenses --- $525.00
End Bal. 6/30/13 --- $21,393.61
Comm. Center Fund:
Beg Bal 6/1/13 --- $89,478.82
Income --- $2.28
Expenses --- $5,900.00
End Bal. 6/30/13 --- $53,581.10
Cert. of Deposit:
Beg Bal 6/1/13 --- $25,000.00
Income --- Due 3/15/15
Expenses --- .85%
End Bal. 6/30/13 --- $25,000.00
Road Acct. CD:
Beg Bal 6/1/13 --- $21,037.30
Income --- Due 3/12/15
Expenses --- .80%
End Bal. 6/30/13 --- $21,037.30
Road Acct. CD:
Beg Bal 6/1/13 --- $20,636.03
Income --- Due 3/12/14
Expenses --- 1.00%
End Bal. 6/30/13 --- $20,636.03
Dep --- $3,513.59
To Town --- $105.40
To Tourism B. --- $3,408.19
The following claims were approved on a motion by Chairman Nevalainen, seconded by Supervisor Kiner, motion carried.
- 3469, North Star Elec., Power for Hall, $50.00
- 3470, Sound North, Paper, $53.43
- 3471, Gateway Store, Const Supplies for Hall, $39.64
- 3472, Northern Lumber, Const. Supplies for Hall, $1,540.25
- 3473, Gruska Construction, Hall Septic Design/Permil, $410.00
- 3474, James Kennedy, Hall Fill, $570.00
- 3475, James Kennedy, Dump Fill, $570.00
- 3476, Tri City Paving, Calcium Chloride, $893.55
- 3477, Greg House, Mowing Arrowhead Trail, $150.00
- 3478, Gateway Store, Mail box rental, $40.00
- 3479, Attorneys, Hall Consulting, $41.25
- 3480, Lautizi Construction, Hall, $5,900.00
- 3481, St. Louis County, Road Blading, $133.94
- 3482, St. Louis County, Road Blading, $200.89
- 3483, The Journal, Meeting Change Notice, $41.90
- 3484, SEH, PPSSD, $11,904.00
- 3485, Herseth Electric, Hall, $67.22
- 3486, Bob Nevlainen, Hall Supplies, $56.01
Old Business –
PPSSD – Sara Lindberg spoke via call in from SEH, she began by reviewing the SEH Memorandum that was sent to the members of the PPSSD. Some highlights were; the overall estimate of the project costs is $2,366,100, not including land acquisition costs. Discussions are still ongoing with the DNR regarding the land. The PFA Source Program application was submitted and it secured $245,000 in grant money. A $389,211 loan at 1% over 20 years and a $1,531,889 grant was secured through the Small Communities Program. The numbers have been given to the project’s financial advisor, Scott Harder, who is preparing the new funding and rate structure analysis. Once the information has been obtained by the township it will be forwarded to the members of the PPSSD. There were some questions and concerns from members of the PPSSD directed toward SEH who had answers for or would find answers to bring back to the next meeting to be held on August 6, 2013. The proposed project schedule can be found on the SEH website under Pucks Point Sanitary Sewer District. Supervisor Town moved to accept the Proposed Amendment to the Agreement between Kabetogama Township and Environmental Financial Group, Inc. dated May 3, 2011. This amendment authorized EFG to conduct additional financial services related to the Pucks Point Sanitary District, seconded by Supervisor Kiner, motion carried. Chairman Nevalainen moved to accept the Resolution 072313, Authorizing the Town of Kabetogama to submit a Point Source Implementation Grant Application to the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority and to authorized City Officials to execute a Grant Agreement on behalf of the Town of Kabetogama for the Pucks Point Sewer Project, seconded by Supervisor Kiner, motion carried.
JPBCWVNP – The same information as above.
Roads & Trails – Greg House mowed the Arrowhead Trail and clean up downed trees along the trail.
Community Center Planning – Chairman Nevalainen moved to enter into a contract with Taylors Plumbing, to Draft a plumbing plan to be submitted to the State for the construction of a Town Hall and Do all work in completing the rough in and finished plumbing of the Kabetogama Town Hall at a cost of $75 per hour plus cost of materials, plan fees and inspection fees imposed by the State of Minnesota, seconded by Supervisor Town, motion carried. Supervisor Town moved to approve all permit fees and application fees associated with the building and construction of the New Town Hall, seconded by Supervisor Kiner, motion carried. Chairman Nevalainen moved to allow Marlene Tomczak to make contact with the MN Health Dept, Gary Coulliard regarding the Town Hall, seconded by Supervisor Town, motion carried.
New Business – Chairman Nevalainen moved to amend the contract with Lautizi Construction LLC, (construction of new town hall slab) section 3, term, to be extended to 9/31/13, seconded by Supervisor Kiner, motion carried.
Supervisor Kiner moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:26 pm, seconded by Supervisor Town, motion carried.
Mary Manninen, Clerk,