March 7th, 2023
Minutes of March 7th, 2023 Monthly Meeting
The March 7 ,2023 monthly meeting of Fairfield Township was called to order at 5:00 PM by Chairman Phil Yetzer. Other board members present were Supervisor Les McCoy, Supervisor Brian Glenz, Treasurer Kathy Hachey and Clerk Marianne Auge.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said.
The agenda was reviewed. Phil made a motion to approve the agenda and Brian 2nd the motion and it carried unanimously.
The minutes of the February 14, 2023, meeting were read. Les made a motion to approve the minutes and Brian2nd the motion and it carried unanimously.
The treasurer’s report was read. Les made a motion to place the treasurers report for audit and Brian 2nd the motion and it carried unanimously. Kathy said the Source Well account has $1277.03.
New Business: The agenda for the annual meeting was reviewed and the clerk will make the suggested changes to it. Les made a motion that the suggested budget for 2024 should be $200,000.00. General $70,00.00, R & B &52,500.00, Capital Equip. $21,000 and Fire Fund $46,500. Phil 2nd the motion and it carried unanimously. The increase was due to the fire fund being in the red and the estimated cost for fire protection for April 2023 to June 2024 is $48,246.00.
The clerk asked when she should send out the post cards for clean-up day and Les said they should be sent out the first week in May. The clerk said she would get the address labels from the Crow Wing County.
Les made a motion to accept the chip seal bid from the Crow Wing County Highway Department for Bonnie Lakes Road at the cost of $59,603.38. and Brian 2nd the motion and it carried unanimously.
Go North: Nothing new.
Correspondence was read.
Bills were read. Les made a motion to pay the bills and Brian 2nd the motion and it carried unanimously.
Brian made a motion to adjourn and Les 2nd the motion and it carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 5:45PM.
Marianne Auge, clerk