Farming Township – Official Minutes 12.6.11
The December monthly meeting was called to order by Vernon Willenbring at 8:00 p.m. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present were John Mergen and Duane Janssen.
The November minutes were read. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Dan Stommes seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
A financial report was given by Patti Legatt.
RE: Clear Lake Road – John Mergen reported that a culvert was blocked along his property on Clear Lake Road. Discussion was held. It will be checked into. If it cannot be fixed this winter, it will be taken care of in the spring.
RE: Chain of Lakes Fire District – Vernon Willenbring reported that the Open House was well attended. Fifteen firefighters are fully trained and 8 more firefighters are working on completing their training. The Fire District will be operational by the end of the month.
RE: Building Permit – Duane Janssen was present for a building permit. He stated that he has been unable to contact the zoning administrator. The zoning administrator was not present. Vernon Willenbring will contact him.
RE: Treasurer Resignation – Patti Legatt presented a letter of resignation for her office as treasurer of Farming Township. She no longer resides in Farming Township. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the resignation, Dan Stommes seconded. All in favor, motion carried. Discussion was held. In the interest of continuity and ease of transition, Dan Stommes made a motion to re-appoint Patti Legatt to the office of Treasurer until the March elections, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried. Patti Legatt accepted the temporary re-appointment.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
5905 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill $ 64.93
5906 Farming Baseball Team last ½ payment of levy 2500.00
5907 Vernon Willenbring supervisor wages 636.86
5908 Judy Bruemmer clerk wages 764.23
5909 Judy Bruemmer re-imb. mileage/computer use 42.50
5910 Patti Legatt treasurer wages 382.12
5911 Daniel Stommes supervisor wages 339.66
5912 Neil Franz supervisor wages 339.66
5913 Karolyn Boucher website design/training 618.34
5914 Sunny Brook Ent. Inc. blading/plowing 1634.00
Total $ 7,322.30
Year-to-date Total $ 187,565.56
At 9:18 p.m. Neil Franz made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Dan Stommes seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Minutes taken by Judy Bruemmer.