Official Minutes 9.4.12
The September 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 Math Schmitz, Bill Otto, Mike Nelson, Pete Fischer, Tony Thelen and Stephanie Jacobs.
The August meeting 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: Manana Road Project – Mike Nelson reported that Knife River was not planning on doing the project until late October. He contacted them and the project will now be done by approximately September 20, 2012. He will take care of the contracting and will oversee the project.
RE: Pete Fischer – Pete Fischer stated that he wanted to sell/plot more of his property. He checked with the County and one of the recommendations they gave was for Farming Township to take over the road leading to his various plots. Discussion was held. The Board told him that the Township had a resolution stating that the Township will not take over any roads unless they are tarred. No decisions were made.
RE: Weed Inspection – The Township Supervisors reported that they had completed their weed inspection and had contacted those who needed to cut any noxious weeds.
RE: GoatRopers Bar & Grill – Tony Thelen and Stephanie Jacobs were present to state that they were working towards a partnership agreement concerning GoatRopers Bar & Grill. They asked if the Township Board had any concerns about the agreement or the possible transfer of the Liquor License. Discussion was held. The Board of Supervisors stated that they were not opposed to the agreement or the license transfer at this time and that they would need to see an application before they would make any motion on it.
RE: Chain of Lakes Fire District – Vernon Willenbring reported all is going well and that they are staying well within their budget.
RE: November Meeting – Due to the General Election being held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, the Board decided to change the November meeting to Tuesday, November 13, 2012.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
5987 Vernon Willenbring supervisor wages $ 509.49
5988 Lange Trenching blading 1435.00
5989 Pat Schmitz cutting road ditches 2175.00
5990 Math Schmitz variance meeting 33.02
5991 Bill Otto site permits/postage/ad 135.00
5992 Bill Otto zoning adm. wages 66.04
5993 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill 64.93
5994 Joyce Wimmer election judge/training 180.00
5995 Walter Graham election judge/training 120.00
5996 Arnold Wehseler election judge/training 123.00
5997 Linda Theisen election judge/training 120.00
5998 Mary Lou Salzl election judge/training 120.00
5999 Ron Kalthoff variance meeting 33.02
6000 City of St. Martin ½ 2012 fire protection est. 5665.17
6001 Neil Franz supervisor wages 283.05
6002 MN Eng. & Const. Serv. Manana road project 560.00
6003 Dan Stommes supervisor wages 226.44
6004 Vernon Willenbring election judge/training 155.00
6005 Judy Bruemmer judge/training/reimburse 375.00
6006 Judy Bruemmer clerk wages 877.45
6007 Duane Janssen treasurer wages 382.12
Total $ 13,638.73
Year-to-date Total $ 162,032.12
Dan Stommes made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:25 pm, Neil Franz seconded. All in favor, motion carried.