Call to Order: Ron Frericks called the meeting to order at 8:00 pm. The pledge of allegiance was recited.
Members Present: Ron Frericks, Ray Bense, Mary Ann Primus, Mike Rohe, and Erv Herdering.
Agenda Approval: A preliminary agenda was presented. Ron asked if there were additions to the agenda. Greg Butler asked to be placed on the agenda. Ray made the motion to accept the agenda with that addition. Mike made the second. All in favor. Motion carried.
Approval of Minutes: Mike made the motion to accept the July 11, 2022 minutes. Ray made the second. All in favor. Motion carried.
Property owners along Conifer Drive were in attendance with Greg Butler speaking for the group. Greg gave a presentation and provided pictures of the Mound Lake access and asked what could be done to improve the roadway – possible asphalt. Some discussion on water runoff and possible a sediment pond. The board felt the DNR should be involved and requested setting up a meeting with someone from that office.
Town Clerk’s Report: Clerk presented the claims list for July. Claims list included claims 3709-3716 for a total of $2,657.63. Ray made the motion to pay the claims. Mike made the second. All in favor. Motion carried. Mail included a notice of the District 8 meeting to be held in Verndale on August 17. Ron received another letter from the Census Bureau. The financial report was reviewed, Mike made a motion to accept it as presented. Ray made the second. All in favor, motion carried.
Road and Bridge Report: Ray reported he picked up the signs for 130th and that the patching person had not returned his calls. Ron reported on the call about tar on a vehicle, a property owner questioning the detachment process and a tree on 295th which was determined to belong to the property owner. After some discussion it was determined that the property owner wishing to detach from the city, must petition the chief administrative law judge and then a copy must be sent to the clerk. The Township can then decide whether or not to accept the petition. Erv was asked to check a bent post on Arctic and 295th. Carr’s has done the spraying. Erv needs to fill some of the washouts including on Chipmunk and Hwy 28.
Additional agenda item: Hall renovations are scheduled to begin mid September.
Adjournment: Motion by Ray to adjourn the meeting. Mike made the second. Meeting adjourned at 9:10 pm.
Minutes not approved.
Submitted by Mary Ann Primus, Clerk/Treasurer