Grey Eagle Township • August 2, 2021


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. Also present was Paul Bruenner.
Agenda Approval: A preliminary agenda was presented. Ron asked if there were additions to the agenda. Mike made the motion to accept the agenda. Ray made the second. All in favor. Motion carried.
Approval of Minutes: The clerk provided copies of the July 6, 2021 minutes to the board. Mike made a motion to approve the minutes. Ray made the second. All in favor, Motion carried.
Paul Bruenner was present to request placing a septic pipe through Arbor Drive. The pipe would be 4” with 2 “ insulation and would require digging through the road. After discussion on placement of the drain field it was determined the property owner would be responsible for returning the road to it’s original condition and be responsible for any maintenance for 1 year. Mike made the motion to approve the request. Ray made the second. All in favor . Motion carried.
Town Clerk’s Report: Clerk presented the claims list for July. Claims list included claims 3596-3604 for a total of $22,521.34. Mike made the motion to pay the claims, Ray made the second. All in favor, Motion carried. Mail included a letter from BBL Association denied a request for asphalt on part of the road, a pipeline survey, Rahn’s Oil contract, and MN Township District meeting notice.
Road and Bridge Report: Ray made it clear to Ron that he should stay out of road business. All questions about the roads should be directed to Ray as he is the road supervisor. Ray then talked about a parcel on 341st that is being split – this would be a planning and zoning issue. Spraying is done on 321st, 130th and 335th. Mike reported the ditches had been cleaned on 335th and part of Ascot and looked nice. Some discussion on whether to do more trimming or spraying and who to hire. Ray will contact Carr’s Tree Service for an estimate to do Arden, 295th and Brakken. Ray will call the crack filling company to see when they will get the work done. Ron agreed to cut the tree that is down on Ascot and Ray will find someone to cut the two hanging over 130th E. Ron will visit with the property owner who has the motorhome parked on the BBL access. Ray still felt the Township should get rid of the access. Erv asked whether the board still wanted him to fix the frost boils on 150th? Ray said they were on road check list and to go ahead and get them taken care of.
Additional agenda item: The clerk reports that monies for the first half of the American Rescue Plan have been received and that the board will need to pass a resolution to accept these funds. After review of the resolution the board voted 3-0 to accept the funds to be used for the best interest of Grey Eagle Township residents.
Adjournment: Motion by Ron to adjourn the meeting. Ray made the second. Meeting adjourned at 9:20 pm.
Minutes not approved
Submitted by Mary Ann Primus, Clerk/Treasurer