––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––City of Bovey
Summary Financial Report
The purpose of this report is to provide a summary of financial information concerning the City of Bovey to interested citizens. The complete financial statements may be examined at City Hall, 402 2nd Street, Bovey, Minnesota. Questions about this report should be directed to Ms. Tara DeGuiseppi, City Clerk/Treasurer at (218) 245-1633.
The following summaries are from the financial statements of the City for the year ending December 31, 2013.
Receipts and Disbursements for General Operations
Total Total Increase
2013 2012 (Decrease)
Property Taxes $ 383,820 $ 288,891 32.86%
Special Assessments 167,703 43,193 288.26%
Licenses and Permits 1,072 1,186 -9.61%
Intergovernmental 440,722 554,228 -20.48%
Charges for Services 142,646 66,985 112.95%
Fines and Forfeitures 5,359 14,939 -64.13%
Investment Earnings 720 350 105.71%
Contributions and Donations 4,157 13,607 -69.45%
Refunds 22,036 59,647 -63.06%
Miscellaneous 24,711 17,555 40.76%
Total Receipts $ 1,192,946 $ 1,060,581 12.48%
Per Capita 1,483.76 1,319.13
General Government $ 170,798 $ 272,591 -37.34%
Public Safety 275,352 268,507 2.55%
Streets and Highways 210,112 149,093 40.93%
Culture and Recreation 65,368 62,543 4.52%
Economic Development 105,211 - 0.00%
Principal 120,908 64,673 86.95%
Interest and Other Charges 83,149 25,414 227.18%
Capital Outlay - 43,300 -100.00%
Total Disbursements 1,030,898 $ 886,121 16.34%
Per Capita 1,282.21 1,102.14 16.34%
Total Long-term Indebtedness 1,891,770 $ 2,012,678 -6.01%
Per Capita 2,352.95 2,503.33 -6.01%
General Fund Cash Fund Balance
- December 31 281,083 $ (15,720) -1888.06%
Per Capita 349.61 (19.55) -1888.06%
City of Bovey
Enterprise Funds Balance Sheet
December 31, 2013
Water Sewer Refuse Totals
Cash and Cash Equivalents $74,506 $174,925 $142,078 $391,509
Investments - - - -
Total Assets $74,506 $174,925 $142,078 $391,509
LIABILITIES: - - - -
Unrestricted $74,506 $174,925 $142,078 $391,509
City of Bovey
Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Net Cash Assets
December 31, 2013
Water Sewer Refuse Totals
Charges for Services $54,532 $128,279 $64,711 $247,522 Miscellaneous 9,207 6,777 1,131 17,115 Total Operating Receipts 63,739 135,056 65,842 264,637
Personal Services 13,622 6,924 17,616 38,162
Utilities 8,000 264 - 8,264 Repairs & Maintenance 44,776 113,093 39,946 197,815 Other Supplies & Expenses 5,919 2,241 1,029 9,189
Insurance 1,585 1,475 1,577 4,637 Total Operating Disbursements 73,902 123,997 60,168 258,067
OPERATING INCOME (LOSS) (10,163) 11,059 5,674 6,570
Special Assessments 229 428 225 882
Property Taxes - - - -
Intergovernmental 9,506 - - 9,506
Interest Disbursements - - - -
Interest & Investment Receipts - - 1 1
Total Non-Operating Receipts 9,735 428 226 10,389
Net Income Before Contributions & Transfers (428) 11,487 5,900 16,959
Debt Principal - - - -
Transfers In - - - -
Transfers Out (193,590) (34,146) - (227,736)CHANGE IN NET ASSETS (194,018) (22,659) 5,900 (210,777)
Total Net Cash Assets-Beginning 268,524 197,584 136,178 602,286
TOTAL NET CASH ASSETS-ENDING $74,506 $174,925 $142,078 $391,509
SRNF April 3, 2014
CITY OF NASHWAUK
is currently accepting applications for a full time police officer.
• Applicant must be a current licensed peace officer or licensed eligible.
• Applicant must be a citizen of the United States.
• Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.
• Applicant must meet minimum selection standards.
Applications may be picked up at the clerks’ office at:
City of Nashwauk
301 Central Avenue
Nashwauk, MN 55769
• Applications must be received by Monday, April 21, 2014
At 4:00 p.m.
The City of Nashwauk
is an equal opportunity employer
CITY OF KEEWATIN
A regular meeting of the city council was held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM in the council chambers.
Members present: Mayor King, Councilmember: Graves, Koprivec Clusiau and Clerk Christensen.
A motion was made by Koprivec and seconded by graves to accept the following items as submitted.
1. Accept the minutes of the February 26, 2014 regular meeting
2. Accept minutes of the March 5, 2014 public hearing
3. Pay the bills. Motion Carried.
The council received the following bids for the library door project:
1. AM Construction - $20,138
2. TM Construction - $24,393
3. Max Gray - $24, 300
Mayor King spoke to Nancy Larson in regards to writing grants for the library project. Ms. Larson will be invited to one of the council meetings to explain the grants. A motion was made by Clusiau and seconded by Koprivec to table the library door project bids until the March 26th council meeting. Motion Carried.
Mayor King stated that he would like the city attorney to draw up a franchise agreement so the city is able to charge a fee to electrical companies. A motion was made by Christensen and seconded by Koprivec to approve Attorney John Dimich to draw up the franchise ordinance. Motion Carried.
The city council received an amendment to the wellhead protection plan. A motion was made by Clusiau and seconded by Graves to approve the plan dated January 2014. Motion Carried.
A motion was made by Clusiau and seconded by Graves to close bridge #88167 as recommended by the Itasca County Highway Department. Motion Carried.
The council received two bids for flooring in the police department that was recently flooded by a broken water pipe. The bids were as follows:
1. Ross Home Center - $3,750.00
2. Carpet Plaza - $4,290.00 plus $1,000 for the sub floor
A motion was made by Graves and seconded by Koprivec to approve the bid from Ross Home Center in the amount of $3,750.00. Motion Carried.
Assign to next agenda:
1. City Comprehensive Plan
2. Bid for Library Doors
The council was reminded that the next meeting will start at 4:00 for a special work session to discuss General Waste.
A motion was made by Koprivec and seconded by Clusiau to adjourn. Motion Carried.
The following bills were approved for payment:
CITY OF KEEWATIN
Check # Date Search Name Amount
050534 02/12/14 AMEM $100.00
050535 02/12/14 Ameripride $24.20
050536 02/12/14 AT&T Mobility $22.46
050537 02/12/14 Breeden, James $16.72
050538 02/12/14 Chemsearch $586.74
050539 02/12/14 City Hall Improvement Sav $9,600.00
050540 02/12/14 Dept. of Treasury IRS $7.08
050541 02/12/14 Dimich Law Office $617.50
050542 02/12/14 Durant Calvin $88.19
050543 02/12/14 Excel Business Systems $5,550.33
050544 02/12/14 Fairbanks Paul $16.72
050545 02/12/14 Fastenal Company $46.05
050546 02/12/14 Guardian Pest Solutions Inc. $60.00
050547 02/12/14 Industrial Lubricant Company $46.62
050548 02/12/14 Itasca County Sheriff Dept. $26.02
050549 02/12/14 Keewatin Auto Repair $169.22
050550 02/12/14 Keewatin Sinclair $1,285.32
050551 02/12/14 LaBine Michael $42.49
050552 02/12/14 LaBine Pamela $30.00
050553 02/12/14 Latvala Oil Company, Inc. $4,222.77
050554 02/12/14 Liend Blake $58.79
050555 02/12/14 Mediacom $57.45
050556 02/12/14 Minnesota Energy Resource Inc. $6,249.70
050557 02/12/14 Northern Business Prod. $503.58
050558 02/12/14 Radko Iron & Steel Inc. $518.50
050560 02/12/14 Royal Tire $134.49
050561 02/12/14 Scenic Range NewsForum $243.11
050562 02/12/14 Sim Supply $127.68
050563 02/12/14 Thronson Susan $88.19
050564 02/12/14 Whitney Chris $16.72
Cancel 02/07/14 Railroad Mgmt. Company $0.00
SRNF March 20, 2014
City Of Marble
City Clerk’s Office
P.O. Box 38
Marble, MN 55764
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Assistant Maintenance Worker/
Assistant Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
OPENING DATE: 03-20-14
CLOSING DATE: 04-07-14
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: To assist the Street Commissioner with all skilled labor and maintenance work with the City streets, storm sewers, water mains, sewer lines, buildings, equipment, and parks; The ability to acquire licensing for the operation required at the Waste Water Treatment Plant. Perform related duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Operation and maintenance of the municipal water and wastewater system
• Operation and Maintenance of the sewer collection systems
• Snow removal
• Maintaining Streets, Sidewalks, City Buildings and Parks
• Operation and maintenance of city vehicles, heavy equipment and all other related equipment
• Procession of carpentry skill, plumbing, basic electrical and small engine repair skills
• Supervision of seasonal or casual laborers and any other duties assigned by the City Council.
• Lawn Mowing
• Must possess good public relation skills, and communication skill
• Maintain and record and file maintenance records, safety records and other job related records.
• Must have a flexible schedule and be willing to be on call and to work evenings and weekends, Holiday rotation.
• Response time of 15 minutes.
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 2 year post-secondary education – provide transcript
• Pass a physical examination
• Pass a background check
• Pass a drug and alcohol check
• Valid MN Driver’s license CDL class B – provide copy
• Class D Water/Waste Water Operators licensure or ability to obtain within two years of hire date
• Ability to lift a minimum of 70 pounds
This is an entry level Union position. Competitive Wages, Health Insurance, Life Insurance and Dental insurance.
SECTION 00 11 13
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
NEW BALSAM TOWNSHIP
Notice is hereby given that sealed Bids will be received by Balsam Township, Bovey, Minnesota, at 41388 Scenic Highway, Bovey, Minnesota, until 6:00 P.M. on April 15, 2014, for the construction of the New Balsam Township Fire Hall, Bovey, Minnesota. At said time bids will be publicly opened, read aloud, and tabled for review and action at the next Township Board Meeting. Bids received after said time and date of receipt will be returned unopened.
All bids must be sealed and clearly marked, “BID FOR: New Balsam Township Fire Hall, Bovey, MN”, along with the bidder’s name, and must be accompanied by a certified check or bidder’s bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of the net base bid amount, payable to the order of Balsam Township, Bovey, MN 55709, as warranty that the successful bidder will enter into a contract and furnish the usual Bonds (Performance Bond and Labor and Material Payment Bond) as required by the Specifications within ten (10) days after Notice of Award of Contract.
Bid Documents (plans and specifications) will be available electronically beginning Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Free access to the plans & specifications may be obtained by contacting HAWK Construction, Inc. (218) 327-0069. Pre-printed plans and specifications can be obtained for a nonrefundable cost of $100 per complete set of plans and specifications or $3.00 per plan sheet and $.10 per specification page. This project shall comply with Minnesota Statute 177.41--44, commonly known as the Little Davis – Bacon Act.
No Bidder shall modify, withdraw or cancel his Bid or any part thereof for thirty (30) days after the date designated for the receipt of bids. The Owner reserves the right to reject, for any reason including funding, any and all bids and to waive any defects or informalities in any proposal or bid and to award the contract to other than the lowest bidder, if in their discretion the interests of the project will be best served thereby.
A Pre-Bid meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. prevailing time on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, for contractor’s information and questions. The meeting will commence at the site of the New Balsam Township Fire Hall, 41420 Scenic Highway, Bovey,
END OF SECTION
SRNF March 27; April 3, 2014
City of Nashwauk
March 11, 2014
Mayor Hendricks called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m. in the council chambers.
Members present: Hendricks, Heyblom, Bolf, Gangl. Members Absent: Fragnito-Smith, attorney.
*Motion by Heyblom, seconded by Bolf to approve the minutes of the February 25, 2014 council meeting. Ayes all present—motion carried.
*Motion by Gangl, seconded by Bolf to approve all bills signed and file the claims report as official record. Ayes all present—motion carried.
Paul Vraa requested additional officers for help with the 4th of July.
*Motion by Hendricks, seconded by Heyblom to allow Vraa to find officers to help with the 4th of July. Ayes all present—motion carried.
Vraa also discussed the vacancy created for Patrol Officer after the position of Chief was filled at the last meeting. There are a number of qualified people within the department to fill the position. It is his recommendation that the council post from within to see if current officers want to fill the position.
*Motion by Bolf, seconded by Heyblom to post from within the Police Department to fill the position of Patrol Officer. Ayes all present—motion carried.
Jody Benolken, Dark Star Wildlife Nursery, requested using the Recreation Center the 2nd weekend in August for a kid’s summer day camp at which kids will be taught about nature and wildlife through activities. Benolken told the Council that the Nashwauk Chamber of Commerce will donate $500 to her day camp if the city donates use of the Rec Center.
*Motion by Bolf, seconded by Hendricks to donate use of the Rec Center for the day camp during the second weekend of August. Ayes all present—motion carried.
*Motion by Heyblom, seconded by Gangl to approve the communications as read. Ayes all present—motion carried.
*Motion by Heyblom, seconded by Bolf to approve the consent agenda as follows:
1. Approve the following invoices for ESML contingent upon PUC approval: Adam’s Consulting $3,015.20, JPJ $400, Minnesota Power $55,000, McGrann Shea $3,127.50 & $1,470.04
2. Approve on sale license for the following businesses: Wizards Bar & Grill, DeNucci’s Saloon
3. Approve off sale liquor license for the following businesses contingent upon the state approval Wizards Bar & Grill, Nashwauk Bottle Shop, DeNucci’s Saloon
4. Approve Sunday liquor license for the following: Wizards Bar & Grill, DeNucci’s Saloon.
5. Approve Zambelli 2014 fireworks contract and allow mayor to sign
6. Allow Paul Vraa to attend CAER Pipeline Awareness on March 26, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in Grand Rapids, no fees incurred. Ayes all present—motion carried.
Gangl discussed the fireworks and band schedule of last year’s 4th of July. He expressed concern about how late the fireworks were lit. He would like the Council to consider lighting fireworks earlier so the young crowd may also enjoy them. The rest of the Council was in agreement as long as it is dark.
1. Discuss quotes for AED from Physio Control. Karen Calaguire discussed the difference between the two quotes. The first quote contained two items, an N Title CO2 and 5 year maintenance plan, that the grant did not cover, which if purchased, would be the city’s responsibility. The second quote did not have these items and was priced under the $25,000 grant they received. If all grant money is not used, it goes back to the grant pool. Calaguire recommended accepting the first quote. Discussion was held on the importance of the maintenance plan and N Title CO2. Heyblom wanted more information about maintenance costs of current machine. The issue was tabled until more information could be provided
2. Approve bid to replace heaters at fire hall.
*Motion by Bolf, seconded by Gangl to accept the low bid of $14,885.21 by Iron Country Electric & Repair to replace the heaters at the fire hall. Ayes all present—motion carried.
3. Approve bid by Casper Construction for $363,246.75 for the 4th Street utilities project, contingent upon PUC approval.
*Motion by Heyblom, seconded by Bolf to approve the bid by Casper Construction for the 4th Street utilities project
Ayes all present—motion carried
4. Discuss restrooms at Rec Center. Hendricks recommended updating the bathrooms in time for the Home Show this year. Two quotes were received.
*Motion by Hendricks, seconded by Bolf to accept the low bid of $12,250 by Peterson Siding & Windows to renovate the bathrooms as discussed. Ayes all present—motion carried.
*Motion by Heyblom, seconded by Bolf to allow the school board to use the council chambers for their school board meeting every third Tuesday of the month. Ayes all present—motion carried.
Discussion was held on adding the Nashwauk First Fire Responders to the Ambulance roster. This would make them eligible to be drivers for the Ambulance service. All responders have volunteered to be added to the roster.
*Motion by Bolf, seconded by Hendricks to add the listed Nashwauk Fire First Responders to the Ambulance roster. Ayes all present—motion carried.
Discussion about adopting a probation policy for new ambulance personnel—Calaguire said new hires are possible with new roster additions. She wants to find employees that will be a good fit for the potential positions by being able to assess them on efficiency and performance as well as how the schedule fits their lives during the first 6 months.
*Motion by Heyblom, seconded by Gangl to adopt a probation policy for new ambulance personnel contingent upon legal approval. Motion and second were withdrawn to await legal approval.
Calaguire withdrew the ride along approval of Josh Wheatman.
*Motion by Gangl, seconded by Bolf to approve the ride along for Trevor Frederickson and allow the mayor to sign. Ayes all present—motion carried.
*Motion by Gangl, seconded by Bolf to approve the ride along for Kathy Yoder and allow the mayor to sign. Ayes all present—motion carried.
Karen Calaguire added one more ride along for Jennifer Leach to be approved by the Council. A background check had already been done.
*Motion by Gangl, seconded by Heyblom to approve the ride along for Jennifer Leach and allow the mayor to sign. Ayes all present—motion carried.
Items from Floor:
Tyler Flint took the podium to commend the city crew on their dedication and hard work through an overwhelming workload recently. He expressed concern about antiquated equipment and encouraged updating it to better suit the needs of the city crew. He was thanked for his speech and concern.
Mayor Hendricks also extended his appreciation for the effort of the city crew. He acknowledged the equipment wear and tear, but noted the amount of time the equipment is used during the year also is a factor when budgeting.
Mayor and Council Concerns:
Hendricks wanted it noted that the Police Commissioners that resigned had served for many years before they resigned. He again thanked Larry DePaulis and Aaron Clusiau for their service to the Police Commission.
Heyblom left the meeting at 5:16.
*Motion by Bolf, seconded by Gangl to adjourn at 5:17 p.m. Ayes all present—motion carried.
SRNF April 3, 2014
The Nashwauk Fire Department will be accepting applications for an eligibility list. Applications are available at the clerk’s office at 301 Central Avenue, Nashwauk MN.
Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on April 25, 2014
The City of Nashwauk
is an equal opportunity employer.
The next Regular Meeting of the Lakeview Cemetery Association will be held on Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 4:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of Coleraine City Hall.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Appeal and Equalization for Nashwauk Township shall meet on April 15, 2014, 9:00 AM at Cloverdale Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether taxable property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor, and to determine whether corrections need to be made.
If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you are still not satisfied with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board shall review the valuation, classification, or both if necessary, and shall correct it as needed. Generally, an appearance before your local board of appeal and equalization is required by law before an appeal can be taken to the county board of appeal and equalization.
Given under my hand this 3rd day of April, 2014.
Clerk of the Township of Nashwauk