Official Minutes 6.5.12
The June monthly meeting was called to order by Vernon Willenbring at 8:00 pm. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present were Bill Otto, Dale Lange, Lisa Klaphake, Dewey Klaphake, Patsy Zimmerman, Dave Robertson, Mike Nelson, Craig Bardson and Tony Legatt.
The May 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 Duane Janssen.
RE: Dustcoating – Neil Franz reported that dustcoating is scheduled for June 12, 2012 at a cost of .83/gal. Discussion was held concerning which roads were to be dustcoated and requests from residents who wanted their roads dustcoated. The question was brought up concerning dustcoating over the RAP on Marshfield Circle. This will be checked into.
RE: Manana Road – Mike Nelson from MN Engineering gave a report on the findings of testing done concerning the road surface. Discussion was held. Neil Franz made a motion to have Mike Nelson draw up design specs for Manana Road utilizing his previous estimates and to solicit bids, possibly in conjunction with Collegeville Township’s project, Dan Stommes seconded. All in favor, motion carried. Mike Nelson stated that Farming Township would not have to help pay for repairs on their part of Kriegle Lake Road – Collegeville Township will pay for them.
RE: Weed Inspection – Discussion was held regarding weed inspection. It was decided to do it the same as last year – with each Supervisor taking a part of the Township.
RE: Lindbergh Lane – Neil Franz asked if there was anything the Township should do regarding the changes the county had in mind for County Road 9 and Lindbergh Lane. Discussion was held. It was decided that nothing needed to be done at this time.
RE: Clear Lake Road Public Access – Supervisors reported being asked about the possibility of putting up ‘No Parking’ signs by the public access. Discussion was held. It was noted that they did not see a need for the signs at this time.
RE: Legatt Gravel Pit – Tony Legatt was present to ask for a refund of a payment he made according to the agreement he made with Farming Township concerning his gravel pit. He stated that he was ‘grandfathered’ in by Stearns County and should not have to pay the maintenance fee. Discussion was held. The Supervisors asked him to have Stearns County send a letter clarifying the situation and the matter would be discussed once the letter was received.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
5956 Neil Franz supervisor wages $ 566.10
5957 Neil Franz reimbursement/mileage 37.50
5958 Judy Bruemmer reimburse postage/mileage/wkshop 159.90
5959 Judy Bruemmer clerk wages 934.06
5960 Dan Stommes supervisor wages 594.40
5961 David Willenbring culvert repair 100.00
5962 Wm. Scepaniak, Inc Clear Lk Rd $8363/Class 5 $34,128.20 42,491.20
5963 Bill Otto zoning adm. wages 165.11
5964 Bill Otto permit fee/moderator fee 114.00
5965 Appolis Inc website support to 5/31/13 600.00
5966 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill 64.93
5967 Bardson Excavating Clear Lake Road repair 9687.00
5968 Lange Trenching blading 3418.98
5969 Patti Legatt treasurer wages 56.61
5970 Mayer’s Repair Clear Lake culvert repair 74.85
5971 Vernon Willenbring supervisor wages 787.82
5972 Duane Janssen treasurer wages 551.95
5973 Duane Janssen reimburse mileage/wkshop 77.00
5974 MAT workshop fee 50.00
Total $ 60,531.41
Year-to-date Total $ 118,796.99
At 10:00 pm, Neil Franz made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Dan Stommes seconded. All in favor, motion carried.