Dustcoating will be done on Farming Township Roads this Spring. If any residents wish to have dustcoating done along their property, they are asked to contact one of the Township Supervisors by May 31, 2019.
Dustcoating will be done on Farming Township Roads this Spring. If you are interested in having dustcoating done along your property please contact one of the Township Supervisors before May 31, 2019.
Judy Bruemmer, Farming Township Clerk
The Road Tour Meeting was called to order by Dan Stommes at 11:35 am at the Farming Community Center. Road tour was made with taken with the Clerk and Supervisors making notes of road conditions.
The Clerk’s notes are available in her office. Maintenance and repair issues will be discussed at the May Township Board Meeting with the issuing of blading and gravel contracts.
Farming Township Clerk
The March monthly Meeting of the Farming Township Board was called to order by Dave Robertson at 8:00 pm in the FCC Board Room. All members were present. Also present were Dewey Klaphake and Leo Gerads. The flag pledge was said.
The February minutes were read. Dan Stommes made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Jason Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Duane Janssen gave a financial report with $342,887.07 in the checking account on March 1, 2019.
RE: St. Martin Fire Meeting – a short report was given on the meeting – no major news.
RE: Albany Fire Meeting – a short report was given – all is well, checking into new pumper truck, and gambling income is going very well.
RE: COL Fire Meeting – a short report was given – all is going well.
RE: Zoning – Dewey Klaphake gave a short report. He will check into rates for variance meetings, etc and report back to the Board.
RE: Complaints – Jost by Clear Lake Road, holes in 223rd Ave, water running across 218th Ave. Discussion was held. The issues will be checked out on Road Tour.
RE: Road Tour – Road Tour is planned for April 2, 2019 after the Board of Appeals and Equalization Meeting, weather permitting. The Clerk will post a notice.
RE: Election Changes from County – The Board will bring the issue up at the Annual Meeting and Dave Walz, from Stearns County, will come to the April 2, 2019 meeting to explain things further. The Clerk will publish and post the meeting.
RE: Gravel, Blading and Dustcoating – Supervisors will check into quotes and present them at the May meeting.
Board members were reminded of the Township Workshop on March 26, 2019, the Board of Appeals and Equalization Meeting on April 2, 2019 and the Weed Meeting on April 3, 2019.
RE: Township Election and Annual Meeting – The Clerk stated that all was in order.
Minutes 3.5.19 page 2
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6772 Daniel Stommes supervisor wages $ 357.86
6773 Jason Willenbring supervisor wages 484.84
6774 Star Publications newspaper ads 123.26
6775 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill 65.08
6776 Judy Bruemmer postage,supplies,computer, mileage 179.54
6777 City of St. Martin fire protection 8,175.57
6778 Judy Bruemmer clerk wages 845.00
6779 Dewey Klaphake zoning adm. wages 110.82
6780 Dave Robertson reimb. mileage 18.48
6781 Dave Robertson supervisor wages 346.31
6782 Duane Janssen treasurer wages 595.66
6783 SunnyBrook Ent. Inc. snowplowing, guarantee 12,295.00
Total $ 23,597.42
Year-to-date Total $ 77,955.71
At 9:05 pm Dan Stommes made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Jason Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Farming Township Meetings – April 2, 2019
Board of Appeal and Equalization – 10:30 am to 11:00 am
This concerns the value and classification that affects the 2020 property taxes.
Road Tour – immediately following the Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting – approximately 11:05 am – Weather Permitting. If you have any concerns, please contact one of the Supervisors or attend a Board Meeting.
Township Board Meeting – 8:00 pm
A representative from Stearns County will be present to explain the changes in election procedure and the options open to the Board – along with the normal meeting business.
Township Election/Annual Meeting – March 12, 2019
The results of the election were:
For Supervisor: Dave Robertson 25 votes, Neil Franz 1 vote, John Blenker 1 vote
For Treasurer: Duane Janssen 28 votes
There were 28 voters in the election.
Due to the New Year’s Holiday the January Monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the usual time and place.
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
To the Electors of the Township of
Farming in the County of Stearns, Minnesota:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN;
That a General Election will be held in all the Election Precincts of the above named Township at:
Farming Community Center
23801 County Rd 42
Richmond, MN 56368
The General Election in said precinct, on November 6, 2018, at which the polls will be open from the hour of 7:00 a.m. to the hour of 8:00 p.m., will be held for the purpose of electing the following officers:
|STATE EXECUTIVE OFFICES
NOTICE OF FILING FOR THE 2018 STATE GENERAL ELECTION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the terms of the following named officers will expire on the first Monday in January, 2019, and that successors to the said officers are to be voted for at the State General Election to be held on Tuesday, the Sixth day of November, 2018, and that a Primary Election, if necessary, will be held on Tuesday, the Fourteenth day of August, 2018, for the purpose of nominating the candidates specified below.
One United States Senator
One United States Senator (Special Election)
One United States Representative each for the 6th and 7th Districts
STATE EXECUTIVE OFFICES
Governor and Lieutenant Governor
Secretary of State
STATE LEGISLATIVE OFFICES
One State Representative each for Districts 12B, 13A, 13B, 14A, and 14B
Chief Justice (One Seat) (Gildea)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (Three Seats)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Seat 1 (G. Barry Anderson)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Seat 2 (Chutich)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Seat 5 (McKeig)
Court of Appeals (Six Seats)
Appellate offices are elected statewide. Where designated, candidates must reside in the congressional district listed for at least one year.
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 2 (Jesson)
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 4 (Tracy M. Smith)
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 6 (Worke) 1st Congressional District
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 7 (Halbrooks) 5th Congressional District
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 12 (Bratvold)
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 14 (Florey) 8th Congressional District
Seventh Judicial District (Ten Seats)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 1 (Davick-Halfen)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 5 (Churchwell)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 6 (Kulick)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 7 (Mahler)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 10 (Quinn)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 16 (Thilmony)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 17 (Sharon G. Benson)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 19 (Barbara R. Hanson)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 20 (Cashman)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 29 (Wang)
One County Commissioner each for the 1st and 5th Districts
One Soil and Water Conservation Supervisor each for the 1st and 5th Districts
The place of filing for federal offices is the Office of the Secretary of State, State Office Building, Room 180, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN, 55155-1299. The place of filing for state offices is with the Office of the Secretary of State or with the County Auditor of the county in which the candidate resides. The place of filing for Stearns County offices is the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer’s office in the Stearns County Administration Center, 705 Courthouse Square, Room 148, St. Cloud, MN, 56303.
Filing begins at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018, and ends at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018, for all offices listed, other than presidential elector candidates.
Note: Filing offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of Memorial Day.
Candidates may file in person or by mail, if the filing is received during the filing period. Candidates who will be absent from the state during the filing period and meet the requirements of Minnesota Statutes section 204B.09, subdivision 1a, may arrange to file during the seven days immediately preceding the candidate’s absence from the state.
STEARNS COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Dustcoating of roads in 2018
Any resident interested in having the road along their property dustcoated is asked to contact one of the Township Supervisors before April 28, 2018.
Board of Canvass Meeting 3.13.18
The Board of Canvass was called to order by Vernon Willenbring at 8:20 pm.
Present were: Vernon Willenbring, Dan Stommes, Dave Robertson, Duane Janssen, Judy Bruemmer, Joyce Wimmer, Victor Kotten and Linda Theisen.
For the office of Supervisor:
Jason Willenbring received 46 votes
John Blenker received 6 votes
Neil Franz received 32 votes
Dan Stommes made a motion to declare Jason Willenbring the winner of the Supervisor position, Dave Robertson seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
For the Clerk position:
Judy Bruemmer received 82 votes
Phil Rolfes received 1 vote
Dan Stommes made a motion to declare Judy Bruemmer the winner of the Clerk position, Dave Robertson seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
A total of 84 ballots were voted in the Annual Election.
Dave Robertson made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:23 pm, Dan Stommes seconded. All in favor, motion carried.