Official Minutes 7.1.14
The July 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, Math Schmitz, Patsy Zimmerman, Stacy Barrow and Dale Lange. The June minutes were read. Neil Franz made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Duane Janssen gave a financial report stating that the Township had $116,985.78 in checking.
RE: Doffing Re-zoning – The Zoning Board had met in a special meeting at 7:30 pm. Discussion was held by the Board and they unanimously decided to recommend that the Township reject the application for re-zoning of the Doffing property on 310th St. Discussion was held by the Township Board. Neil Franz made a motion to deny the re-zoning request, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
RE: Hedgewood Road Culvert – Township Supervisors stated that the culvert on Hedgewood Road is in need of repair and about to collapse. Discussion was held. Dan Stommes made a motion to repair the culvert as soon as possible, Neil Franz seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
RE: Dustcoating – Neil Franz stated that dustcoating will be done soon. He will contact the vendor and have him coordinate with Lange Trenching regarding blading.
RE: Storm Damage – Stearns County requested information regarding any storm damage to the Township. Supervisors stated we had none.
RE: Weed Inspection – Supervisors stated they will begin weed inspection in the Township with each of them taking 1/3 of the Township.
RE: Direct Deposit – Judy Bruemmer reported that Stearns County now wants to do direct deposit of all payments. Discussion was held. Neil Franz made a motion to submit information of direct deposit to checking account, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
RE: Abandoned/Unlicensed Vehicles – Patsy Zimmerman was present with questions regarding abandoned or unlicensed vehicles. She stated she had tried to find information in the zoning ordinance and couldn’t find any. Discussion was held. She was advised to check with the Department of Environmental Services.
RE: Election Judges – Judy Bruemmer presented the list of election judges for Board approval with Judy Bruemmer and Joyce Wimmer being head judges. Other judges were Vernon Willenbring, Mary Lou Salzl, Linda Theisen, Walter Graham, Jack Wimmer and Victor Kotten.
The following warrants were examined, verified and ordered paid:
6228 Ron Kalthoff zoning meeting $ 29.64
6229 Donald Linz zoning meeting 29.64
6230 Stearns Cty Aud/Treas assessing fees 6806.25
6231 Pat Schmitz Mowing road ditch cutting 1241.00
6232 Stearns Electric monthly electric bill 64.93
6233 Math Schmitz zoning meeting 29.64
6234 US Treasury medicare/social security 555.80
6235 M-R Signs signs/posts 416.69
6236 Wm. D. Scepaniak gravel 23605.20
6237 Lange Trenching rpr Clear LK 783/blading 2634.29 3417.29
6238 COL Fire & Rescue Qtr 2 fire protection 1269.96
Total $ 37,466.04
Year-to-date Total $ 114,868.96
At 9:15 pm, Neil Franz made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Vernon Willenbring seconded. All in favor, motion carried.
Official Minutes 7.1.14