The October Monthly Meeting of the Farming Township Board was called to order by Dan Stommes at 8:00 pm. The flag pledge was said. All members were present. Also present was Dale Lange.
The September minutes were read. Jason Willenbring made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Ben Mergen seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Treasurer Duane Janssen gave a financial report with $604,936.44 in the checking account.
RE: Kerry Mergen project of putting tile under the road is done. Dan will follow up with Kerry about seeding the road ditches and leveling the road.
RE: 223rd Ave will be looked at again in spring
RE: Ben contacted the land owner regarding the trees on Mahogany road, she said it was O.K. to trim, but Ben will meet with the grandson before doing so. After discussing the tree trimming it was suggested that Linda look into doing up an easement agreement to have land owners sign before the township would do any tree trimming, weed spraying or any work on the property.
RE: Dan gave a report from the Albany Fire Department meeting. The fire department was asked to take the new fire truck to Duluth to a convention, the department declined to do this
RE; Snow plowing estimates, Dan will contact Sunny Brook Enterprise to see if they are interested and if so get us a quote.
The following claims were examined, verified and ordered paid
7144 Stearns Electirc monthly bill $ 65.08
7145 Lange Trenching blading and fix washout $ 5344.83
7146 Arvig monthly bill $ 86.95
7147 United States Treasury 3rd quarter payroll taxes $ 425.72
7148 M&R Signs 911 signs Brix/Kulzer $ 80.31
Total $ 6002.89
Year-to-date Total $ 215,421.64
At 8:57 pm Ben Mergen made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Jason Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.