The February Monthly Board Meeting of the Farming Township Board was called to order by Vernon Willenbring at 8:00 pm. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present were Dewey Klaphake and Jason Willenbring.
The January minutes were read. Dave Robertson made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Dan Stommes seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Duane Janssen gave a financial report with a balance of $303,157.88 in the checking account.
RE: Kriegle Lake Road – Collegeville contacted the Board to inform them that they are preparing to redo/repair a section of Kriegle Lake Road – including the part that is in Farming Township. They will keep the Township informed about the process.
RE: Township Election – The Board is required to set a second alternate date for the election should there be inclement weather on the election day and the first alternate election day. Discussion was held. Dan Stommes made a motion to set the fourth Tuesday of March, March 27, 2018 as the second alternate date, Dave Robertson seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
RE: MN Township Benefits Package – The information was reviewed as requested by the Township Association. There was no interest at this time.
RE: Zoning – Dewey Klaphake had no zoning issues to report for the month.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6641 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill $ 64.93
6642 Sunny Brook Ent. Inc. snowplowing 1,575.00
6643 Star Publications newspaper ads 42.66
6644 MATIT insurance 1,495.00
Total $ 3,177.59
Year-to-date Total $ 8,682.88
At 8:20 pm Vernon Willenbring made a motion to recess the monthly meeting in order to hold the Board of Audit Meeting and the Budget Meeting, Dan Stommes seconded. All in favor, motion carried.