Official Minutes 10.1.13
The October meeting was called to order by Dan Stommes at 8:00 pm. All members were present. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present were Dan Kron, Dale Lange and Dewey Klaphake.
The September minutes were read. Two corrections were made: also present was John Zimmer and requests for snow plowing “quotes” not bids. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the minutes with the corrections, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Duane Janssen gave a financial report stating that Farming Township had a balance of $105,923.00.
RE: St. Catherine’s Church Plat – Dan Kron presented the final plat for St. Catherine’s Church property. Discussion was held. Vernon Willenbring made a motion to approve and sign the final plat, Neil Franz seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
RE: CTAS Program – The CTAS financial program sponsored by the State needs to be updated. The State of MN is requesting that all members using the program pay $300 to help pay for the updating. Discussion was held. it was decided to go ahead and pay the $300. If not enough members sign up for the program the money will be refunded.
RE: Snow Plowing Quotes – The snow plowing quotes with be opened at the November meeting. Lange Trenching was asked for a quote and Dale Lange said they were not interested in submitting a quote.
RE: Road Signs – Dan Stommes reported that most of the replacement and new road signs were put up.
RE: Mergen Fire Bill – Neil Franz reported that he is still working on resolving the issue.
RE: Albany School District – Dan Stommes reported on the Fifth Monday Board Meeting. He stated that Albany had a larger school populationg than Sauk Centre or Melrose. The District is also looking at increasing the size of the elementary school.
RE: COL Fire District – Vernon Willenbring reported that all is going well. They are now in the process of setting up a Relief Association.
RE: Zoning – Dewey Klaphake stated that there was nothing to report this month.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6126 US Treasury medicare/soc.sec.$300.66
6127 Wakefield Twp debt int./clerk fees $676.91
6128 MN State Auditor CTAS update fee $300.00
6129 M-R Sign Inc signs.posts $3433.26
6130 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill $64.93
6131 Lange Trenching blading $1911.77
Year-to-date Total $160,091.87
Neil Franz made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:58 pm, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Official Minutes 10.1.13