Unofficial Minutes 3.4.14
The March 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, Brian Brix and Dave Robertson.
The February minutes were read. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
A financial report was given by Duane Janssen stating that the checking account balance was $147,921.75.
RE: Crackfilling – Neil Franz had sent letters with specifications to vendors asking for quotes. He did not receive any replies. Discussion was held regarding specifications and materials. It was decided to research the matter further and extend the meeting to review the results.
RE: Albany Fire Department – Neil Franz reported on the fire department meeting. He presented the agreement papers from the Albany Fire Department. Discussion was held. Neil Franz made a motion to sign the agreement, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
RE: Zoning – Dewey Klaphake reported that he had contacted the other members of the Zoning Board about having a Special Meeting to present the option to change the setback in R-1 areas from the required 100 feet by Farming Township to the setback required by Stearns County. Discussion was held. It was agreed to have the special meeting on April 1, 2014 before the monthly board meeting. Dewey Klaphake will coordinate with the Clerk to have the meeting notice published and posted.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6173 Judy Bruemmer clerk wages $637.21
6174 Daniel Stommes supervisor wages 166.23
6175 Dewey Klaphake zoning adm. wages 64.64
6176 Duane Janssen treasurer wages 374.02
6177 Vernon Willenbring supervisor wages 443.28
6178 Neil Franz supervisor wages 277.05
6179 Dewey Klaphake re-imb/supplies 130.23
6180 City of St. Martin fire protection 5744.46
6181 Star Publications newspaper ads 103.50
6182 COL Fire & Rescue Qtr 1 fire protection 1269.96
6183 City of Albany fire protection 15870.00
6184 Vernon Willenbring election judge 62.50
6185 Judy Bruemmer election judge 152.50
6186 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill 64.93
6187 Judy Bruemmer re-imb/postage/mileage/supplies 274.23
6188 M-R Sign Inc 911 signs 68.64
6189 MATIT insurance 1479.00
Year-to-date Total $51,741.56
At 9:20 pm, Vernon Willenbring made a motion to extend the meeting to Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 8:05 pm to discuss crackfilling and pay the snowplowing bill, Neil Franz seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Extended Meeting Minutes 3.11.14
Dan Stommes called the extended meeting to order at 8:05 pm. All members were present. The flag pledge was said.
Neil Franz reported that he had contacted Mike Nelson and Brian Brix in an attempt to get more information regarding crackfilling. He had not received any information. Discussion was held regarding materials, possibly moving it to the fall or doing test areas. Dan Stommes will contact Wm. Scepaniak and Neil Franz will contact Brian Brix for more information to be presented at the April monthly meeting.
The following warrant was examined, verified and ordered paid:
6190 Sunny Brook Ent. Inc. snowplowing $6837.50
Year-to-date Total $58,579.06
At 8:15 pm, Vernon Willenbring made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Neil Franz seconded. All in favor, motion carried.