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. 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 January 4, 2021 minutes to the board. Ron made a motion to have the motion by Mike, in last month’s minutes clarified to say that there also was a request from a property owner to look into several trees that are hanging over the road along 140th. Mike made the second to that motion. Mike also made the motion to accept the minutes as amended, Ray made the second. Minutes approved.
Town Clerk’s Report: Clerk presented the claims list for January. Claims list included claims 3541-3545 for a total of $4,186.43. Mike made the motion to approve the claims as presented. Ray made the second. Motion carried. Mail included a letter concerning pipeline safety, an update about labor law postings, and US Census for Boundary survey updates. Ron received a mailing about the Land Stewardship program.
Mike made a motion to renew the CD which which is up for renewal in February, Ray made the second. Motion carried.
Road and Bridge Report: Ray called the DNR office in Little Falls about the access on Little Birch Lake but has no response yet. Ray had Erv spread some sand/salt mix on Mary’s Lake Road, 116th and some others that were getting slippery. Ray plans to call Tim Edgerton, Parks & Tails about possible cost sharing for dust control on Arctic Drive lake access. He will work with Erv to get an estimate for dust control on all of the Township’s gravel roads.
Additional agenda item: The annual audit meeting is set for Feb. 8, 2021 at 8:00 pm. At this time the Township’s Annual meeting will be held in person with masks and social distancing required. Discussion on the dust control will be on the agenda.
Adjournment: Motion by Mike to adjourn the meeting. Ray made the second. Meeting adjourned at 8:30 pm.
Submitted by Mary Ann Primus, Clerk/Treasurer
Minutes not approved