The July Monthly Meeting of the Farming Township Board was called to order by Jason Willenbring at 8:00 pm in the FCC Board Room. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present were Dewey Klaphake, Dale Lange, Math Schmitz and Gilbert Bruemmer. The meeting was held using social distancing and Covid 19 recommendations.
The June minutes were read. One correction was made: removal of extra words “Kern gave”. Dan Stommes made a motion to accept the minutes with the correction, Dave Robertson seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Duane Janssen gave a financial report with $331,641.73 in the checking account.
RE: Dustcoating – Discussion was held. Dustcoating was unsatisfactory. The contractor will be contacted in an effort to get the job completed.
RE: WSB Grant Application – Word was received that the grant application with Munson Township for 260th West was not approved. They will try again next year.
RE: Ditch Cutting – Ditch cutting was completed. After some discussion it was decided to also spray certain areas. Jason Willenbring will contact St. Martin CentraSota.
RE: ARPA – The ARPA grant application is in progress.
RE: Farming Athletic Field – Question was raised concerning a 911 address for the athletic field in case of an emergency. Jason Willenbring will check into it.
The following claims were examined, verified and ordered paid:
7015 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill $ 65.08
7016 Stearns Cty. Env. Services Ordinance copy 20.00
7017 Math Schmitz ditch cutting 1,649.00
7018 US Treasury medicare/soc. security 576.06
7019 Lange Trenching blading/ Class 2 & Class 5 31,761.20
7020 Farming Township tarring fund CD 50,000.00
Total $ 84,071.34
Year-to-date Total $ 165,705.28
At 9:00 pm Dan Stommes made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Dave Robertson seconded. All in favor, motion carried.