Agendas and Minutes

2015 Reorganization Meeting

Royalton Township Reorganization Meeting

March 31, 2015
Unapproved

 

            6:10 pm, March 31, 2015, Chair Marshall Pearson called the Royalton Township Reorganization Meeting to order with Supervisor Wayne Olson, Treasurer Wendy Tchida, and Clerk Roberta Folkestad present and Supervisor Leslie Orvis absent. The pledge of allegiance was recited.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to approve the agenda as printed, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.    

            Supervisor Olson nominated Supervisor Orvis for chair, but being Supervisor Orvis was absent, he withdrew his motion. The election of chair was tabled until the April 28, 2015, board meeting.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to keep the township board meetings the last Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to keep Supervisor Orvis as Road Supervisor for 2015, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to keep Fransen Bank and Trust at Pine City as the township bank, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to keep the meeting pay at $45.00 for planning commission, zoning, and one road equipment operator at a board meeting, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            The Primary equipment operators pay and the secondary operators pay was tabled until the April 28, 2015 board meeting.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to keep the standard township wage at $13.00 per hour, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to keep the emergency pay at $35.00 for the first hour, with the date and reason appearing on the time sheet to be paid, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to keep the supervisor’s meeting pay the same at $90.00 per meeting, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to keep the treasurer’s meeting pay the same at $90.00 per meeting, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Chair Pearson to raise the treasurer’s salary from $1,350.00 per year to $1,400.00 per year, with a maximum of eight hours per month at standard township wage, second by Supervisor Olson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to keep the clerk’s meeting pay the same at $95.00 per meeting, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson to raise the clerk’s salary from $2,390.00 per year to $2,500.00 per year, with a maximum of sixteen hours per month at standard township wage, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson for all day training to remain at $125.00 plus mileage, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson for secondary meeting pay to remain at $50.00 plus mileage, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously. 

            Motion by Supervisor Olson for the zoning administrator’s first site visit to remain at $45.00, plus mileage, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson for the zoning administrator’s hourly wage to remain at $16.00 per hour, plus mileage, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson for the town hall rent to remain the same at $50.00 for resident, plus $200.00 deposit; $100.00 for non-resident, plus $200.00 deposit, and no charge for residential non-profit organizations, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson for no brush cutting without authorization of a supervisor, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson for no parts or purchases over $200.00 without a supervisor’s approval, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson for the permit fees as follows:

$75.00 accessory permit

$375.00 septic permit

$250.00 certification of existing sewer system

$150.00 repair of mound/septic system

$75.00 site permit

$50.00 driveway permit

$300.00 condition use/interim permit

$30.00 duplicate of any permit; second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

$30.00 copies of septic designs for non-property-owners:  Motion by Chair Pearson, second by Supervisor Olson, motion carried unanimously.

            Motion by Supervisor Olson for the mileage to follow the Federal rate, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously.

            Being no further reorganization business, motion by Supervisor Olson to adjourn, second by Chair Pearson, motion carried unanimously. 6:51 pm, meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted: 

Clerk Roberta Folkestad 

Supervisor Marshall Pearson 

Supervisor Wayne Olson 

Supervisor Leslie Orvis