Official Minutes 12.4.12
The December monthly meeting was called to order by Vernon Willenbring at 8:00 pm. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present was Bill Otto.
The November minutes were read. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Dan Stommes seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Duane Janssen gave a financial report.
RE: Manana Road Project – The Manana Road project is finished. Discussion was held. It was decided to use $75,000 of the tarring fund for the project with the rest of the cost coming out of the General Fund.
RE: Zoning Administrator – Bill Otto announced that he is resigning from the position of Zoning Administrator effective this spring as he is moving out of the Township. He is looking for a replacement and asked if anyone had any suggestions.
RE: Albany Fire Dept – Neil Franz reported that the Albany Fire Dept had purchased a new tanker at a cost of $195,000. A large portion of the cost will be covered by grants, fund-raising, etc.
RE: COL Fire and Rescue District – The annual Budget Meeting of the COL Fire & Rescue District will be held on December 13, 2012 with the Supervisors of Farming Township in attendance. The clerk will post the announcement.
RE: The January monthly meeting will be changed to Tuesday, January 8, 2013 as Tuesday, January 1, 2013 is a legal holiday. The clerk will post and publish the announcement.
RE: March Township Elections – The clerk announced that filing for the March election will open on January 2, 2013 and run until 5 pm on January 15, 2013. The notices will be published and posted.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6023 Dan Stommes supervisor wages $ 500.05
6024 Judy Bruemmer election judge 122.50
6025 Bill Otto zoning adm. wages 33.02
6026 Bill Otto site permits 42.00
6027 Neil Franz supervisor wages 226.44
6028 Vernon Willenbring supervisor wages 415.14
6029 Vernon Willenbring election judge 77.50
6030 Judy Bruemmer clerk wages 537.79
6031 Judy Bruemmer reimburse mileage/computer 90.00
6032 Duane Janssen treasurer wages 438.73
6033 Mayers Repair bolts for signs 39.20
6034 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill 64.93
6035 Knife River partial pmt for Manana Road 85,401.39
6036 MATIT Agency workmans comp ins. 239.00
Total $ 88,227.69
Year-to-date Total $ 258,223.50
At 9:07 pm, Neil Franz made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Dan Stommes seconded. All in favor, motion carried.