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.