May 7, 2019
Chairman Kec opened the meeting at 7:00 p.m. Board members present were Supervisor J. Stegmeir, Supervisor M. Tomczak, Treasurer D. Callais and Clerk M. Manninen along with two guests, Bob DeGross the Superintendent of VNP and St. Louis County Commissioner Paul McDonald. All attending recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Agenda – The agenda was reviewed, Supervisor Stegmeir moved to approve the agenda moving New Business up to the Public Comment Period, seconded by Chairman Kec, all voting aye the motion carried.
Minutes – The minutes for the April regular meeting were reviewed. Supervisor Stegmeir moved to approve the minutes, second by Supervisor Tomczak, all voting aye motion carried.
Treasurer Deana Callais read Treasurer’s report.
Beg Bal April 1, 2019 - $168,775.59
Income - $6,006.03
Total Expenses - $3,348.26
End Bal. April 30,2019 - $171,433.36
Road Fund - $16,677.47
Road CD - $21,508.69
Road Fund Bal - $38,186.16
Checking CD - $26,200.65
Pucks Point Subordinate Sewer District
Beg Bal April 1, 2019 - $13,708.48
Income - $0.00
Expenses - $1,298.00
End Bal April 30, 2019 - $12,410.48
Capitol Debt Reduction
Beg Bal April 1, 2019 - $3,459.42
Income - $0.00
Expenses - $0.00
End Bal April 30,2019 - $3,459.42
The Treasurer’s report was approved on a motion by Supervisor Tomczak, seconded by Chairman Kec, all voting aye motion carried.
Claims – Clerk Manninen read the claims.
North Star Electric – Town Hall - $145.00
Frontier Phone Co. – Phone - $0.00
Business Essentials – Supplies - $69.72
Lakes Gas Co - $327.97
SLC – 2nd Half Plowing 18-19 - $585.00
Endicia – Postage - $50.00
SLC Auditor – Waste Assessment - $280.00
Menards – 50 LB Extra Course Salt for Town Hall
VNP Association – Membership - $150.00
Super One Foods – Supplies - $11.97
Total - $1,665.47
North Star Electric - $98.00
Septic Check – State Permitted Maintenance Contract #116443
Viitas Excavating – Service Call - $510.00
MN Pollution Control Agency – Annual Permit - $505.00
Greg House – Plow PPSSD Treatment Facility Site - $100.00
Total - $2,213.00
Supervisor Tomczak moved to accept the claims and pay them in full, seconded by Supervisor Stegmeir, all voting aye motion carried.
New Business –
County Commissioner Paul McDonald spoke on his past teaching experiences and work leading up to becoming commissioner. He asked if the audience had any questions or concerns. Supervisors J. Stegmeir and L. Kec voiced concerns and discussed what they would like to see happen in our area.
Old Business –
PPSSD – Supervisor Stegmeir reported that the valve issue has been resolved the work being done by Viitas Excavating Inc. .
Community Sewer – Supervisor Stegmeir reported that the letters have been sent out to residents in specific areas along the lakeshore. A meeting is to be held on May 22nd to check on the progress that the committee has made in contacting residents or taking calls from residents with questions after receiving their letters.
Roads – Nothing to report at this time. Supervisor J. Stegmeir would like to see a recreational trail committee put together.
Community Center – Chairman Tomczak will contact Mark Worthman for an additional filter on the water system. Supervisor Kec fixed the problem with the urinal in the men’s restroom.
Supervisor Stegmeir made motion to adjourn meeting, Supervisor Tomczak seconded, all voting aye motion carried. Meeting was adjourned at 8:05 p.m.
Mary Manninen, Clerk