Official Minutes 6.3.14
The June monthly meeting was called to order by Dan Stommes at 8:00 pm. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present were: Dewey Klaphake, Matt Schmitz, Jerry Doffing, Brian Brix, Dave Robertson and Dale Lange. The May minutes were read. One correction was made: the name of the cul-de-sac north of Marshfield Circle is Marshwood Court. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the minutes with the correction, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Duane Janssen gave a financial report stating that the checking account balance was $126,272.58.
RE: 310th St. Rezoning Request – Jerry Doffing was present to inquire about rezoning his property to R-10 so he could plat it out into 4 ten-acre home sites. He stated that the County had told him he needed to come to the Township first. Discussion was held. It was decided that Zoning Administrator Dewey Klaphake would check with the County about the property and the procedures needed to rezone.
RE: Storm Damage – The County had requested a report of any storm damage for the Township. Supervisors stated that any damage was minor.
RE: 288th St East – Brian Brix stated that 288th Street East was in bad shape. Discussion was held. It was noted that the wet spring weather and possibly the Class 5 were to blame. Supervisors will check to see if something can be done or if they will have to wait for drier weather before something can be done.
RE: Ditch Cutting Quote – Only one ditch cutting quote was received. Schmitz Mowing Service submitted a quote for $60/hr plus fuel for a 70 HP tractor with an 8 foot disc mower. Discussion was held. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the quote from Schmitz Mowing Service, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried. It was decided to begin ditch cutting around June 16, 2014, weather permitting.
RE: Dustcoating – Neil Franz had contacted Central MN Dust Control from Richmond and is on the list. It was noted that the notice for residents was on the website and to notify Neil Franz by June 13, 2014 if interested in dustcoating.
RE: Complaint – Neil Franz reported on a letter of complaint he received from Tom Schlieman? regarding the condition and care of 260th St. along his property. Neil Franz will contact him.
RE: Election Judges – Judy Bruemmer reported that 8 election judges had been scheduled for training and that Joyce Wimmer and Judy Bruemmer would again be head judges.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6208 Lange Trenching Inc blading $ 4602.23
6209 Vernon Willenbring supervisor wages 720.33
6210 Vernon Willenbring re-imb. mileage/wkshop fee 92.00
6211 Dewey Klaphake re-imb. – fees/mileage 86.00
6212 Dewey Klaphake zoning adm. wages 129.29
6213 Neil Franz supervisor wages 443.28
6214 Neil Franz re-imb. – wkshop fee 50.00
6215 Daniel Stommes supervisor wages 454.82
6216 Daniel Stommes re-imb – wkshop fee/mileage 92.74
6217 Judy Bruemmer re-imb. – May Stearns electric pmt 64.93
6218 MAT Summer Course wkshop fee for Dan Stommes 50.00
6219 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill 64.93
6220 Appolis Inc website hosting/support 600.00
6221 Karolyn Boucher website – domain name – 2 yrs 34.66
6222 Star Publications newspaper ads 43.81
6223 Judy Bruemmer re-imb. – wkshop fee/mileage/postage 178.40
6224 Judy Bruemmer clerk wages 914.26
6225 Stearns County Recorder record zoning amendment 46.00
6226 Duane Janssen re-imb. – wkshop fee 50.00
6227 Duane Janssen treasurer wages 595.66
Year-to-date Total $ 77,402.92
Neil Franz made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:27 pm, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Official Minutes 6.3.14