Official Minutes 8.5.14
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 were Dewey Klaphake, Dale Lange, Roger Mergen and Dave Robertson. The July minutes were read. Vernon Willenbring made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Neil Franz seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Duane Janssen gave a financial report stating that the Township had $253,728.31 in checking.
RE: Roger Mergen Erosion Control Project – Roger Mergen presented plans for an erosion control project on land east of Mahogany Road. He stated that Mahogany Road will have to be raised by 2.5 feet for a short distance in order for the project to work and that the cost would be covered by ASCS. The water and sediment control project will be required to give the road a 4 to 1 slope. Discussion was held. Dan Stommes made a motion to accept the plan for directing water along Mahogany Road provided the adjacent landowners also agreed with the plan, Neil Franz seconded. All in favor, motion carried. The Board also told Mr. Mergen that a $300 refundable deposit would be required if he made any changes to the road. The deposit will be returned when the road is accepted by the Supervisors.
RE: Dustcoating – Neil Franz reported that dustcoating was finished. The Clerk will bill landowners who requested dustcoating along their property.
RE: Weed Inspection – Board Supervisors reported that weed inspection was finished and that any offending landowners were notified and problems were taken care of. Vernon Willenbring will see that weeds along Township roads and ditches are sprayed.
RE: Crackfilling – Discussion was held. It was decided to contact Albany Township concerning their crackfilling and to address the matter at the September meeting.
RE: Zoning – Dewey Klaphake gave a short report on zoning matters for the month of July.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6239 Central MN Dust Control LLC dustcoating roads $ 13736.00
6240 Star Publications newspaper ads 18.98
6241 Stearns Cty Highway culvert/rpr Hedgewood Rd 2527.10
6242 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill 64.93
6243 Munson Township rpr to 260th St West 1106.83
6244 Lange Trenching granite/Hedgewood rpr/blading 11612.37
Total $ 29,066.21
Year-to-date Total $ 143,935.17
At 9:15, Neil Franz made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Official Minutes 8.5.14