The August monthly meeting was called to order by Dan Stommes at 8:00 pm. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present was Dewey Klaphake.
The July minutes were read. One correction was made: the gambling permit was for use at Trappers Pub and Grub. Vernon Willenbring made a motion to accept the minutes with the correction, Neil Franz seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
A financial report was given by Duane Janssen. He reported that Farming Township had a balance of $116,692.00.
RE: Weed Control – The supervisors reported that weed inspections were being made.
RE: Mergen Complaint – Neil Franz reported that he had talked with the Albany Fire Department, is checking with other departments and will be following up on the complaint as he receives more information.
RE: Culvert Repairs – It was reported that all the culvert repairs were taken care of.
RE: COL Fire & Rescue District – It was noted that an article on the Fire District was in the last MN Township Newspaper. All is going well with the District.
RE: Road Signs – Judy Bruemmer provided a list of signs to be replaced in 2013 – approximately 60 will be ordered this year – with the remainder to be done next year.
RE: Ditch Cutting – It was noted that the second round of ditch cutting will be done around the 15th of August.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6111 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill $ 64.93
6112 COL Fire & Rescue Qtr 3 fire protection 1056.85
6113 Lange Trenching road blading/rd-culvert repairs 5044.54
Total $ 6166.32
Year-to-date Total $ 147,523.69
At 8:45 pm, Neil Franz made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.