Official Minutes 9.2.14
The September 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, Kayle Luberts and Dave Robertson.
The August minutes were read. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Treasurer Duane Janssen gave a financial report stating that Farming Township had $224,662.10 in checking.
RE: Dustcoating – Discussion was held concerning the Dvorak billing. It was decided to cancel the bill as we had no record of them asking for dustcoating.
RE: Election Judges – Judy Bruemmer stated that all was ready for the General Election and that we had the same judges as those used for the Primary Election. Dan Stommes made a motion to use the same eight election judges used in the Primary Election, Neil Franz seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
RE: Spraying Weeds – Vernon Willenbring stated that he checked several places about spraying weeds in ditches. Some were not doing it anymore and others wanted a gallon amount for weed killer. After some discussion it was decided to put off spraying until next spring.
RE: Crackfilling – Kayle Luberts, from All Things Asphalt, gave a report on the crackfilling his company does, the different ways of doing it, the pricing, etc. Discussion was held. Dan Stommes will meet with him, check on the roads to be done and decided what approach they will take.
RE: Flag – Vernon Willenbring noted that there is no flag on the flagpole anymore. There is supposed to be one during election hours. He will take care of getting a new flag.
RE: November meeting change – Due to the General Election, the November monthly meeting needs to be changed. It was decided to hold the meeting on Monday, November 3, 2014 at the usual place and time.
RE: Zoning – Dewey Klaphake gave a short report on zoning issues.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6245 Vernon Willenbring supervisor wages $ 443.28
6246 Dewey Klaphake zoning adm. wages 129.29
6247 Dewey Klaphake reimb permit fees, etc 192.00
6248 Neil Franz supervisor wages 221.64
6249 Daniel Stommes supervisor wages 277.05
6250 Wakefield Twp interest/clerk exp COL 608.70
6251 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill 64.93
6252 Walter Graham election judge/training 148.99
6253 Joyce Wimmer election judge/training 182.66
6254 Victor Kotten election judge/training 146.19
6255 Jack Wimmer election judge/training 132.66
6256 Linda Theisen election judge/training 141.06
6257 Mary Lou Salzl election judge/training 147.31
6258 Lange Trenching blading 1747.65
6259 Vernon Willenbring election judge/training 118.75
6260 Judy Bruemmer election judge 87.50
6261 Judy Bruemmer clerk wages 692.62
6262 Judy Bruemmer reimb. mileage/computer 150.20
6263 Vernon Willenbring reimb. mileage/election meals 86.50
6264 Duane Janssen treasurer wages 429.43
6265 Farming Twp Tarring Fund transfer funds to tarring fund CD 45,000.00
Total $ 51,148.41
Year-to-date Total $ 195,083.58
At 9:10 pm Neil Franz made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Official Minutes 9.2.14