Grey Eagle Township March 5, 2012

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Call to Order: Ron Frericks called the meeting to order at 8:00 p.m. The pledge of allegiance was recited.

Members Present: Ron Frericks, John Young, Ray Bense, Mary Ann Primus & Bev Eggerth.

Agenda Approval: A preliminary agenda was presented. Ron asked if there were additions to the agenda. Ron asked to include discussion on Mound Lake Access under R&B. John made the motion to accept the agenda with that addition. Ray made the second. Motion carried.

Approval of Minutes: The clerk provided copies of the February 6, 2012 minutes to the board. Ray made the motion to approve the minutes as presented. John made the second. Minutes approved.

Zoning Report: Bev reported on the public hearing on the Felling property. Some discussion on Todd County ordinance updates and new title for the office being Soil, Water, Conservation and Development Division. Bev reported that she has not heard of anything new with the rehabilitation home.

Town Clerk’s Report: Clerk presented the claims list for February. Claims list included 7 claims for a total of $4,565.28. Ray made the motion to approve the claims, John made the second, Motion carried. Reviewed letters received for the Todd County Township’s meeting, short course, several advertisements for brush and grass cutting and a letter for a required election resolution. The Equalization meeting this year will be on April 24, at 9:00 am.

Treasurer’s Report: Mary Ann Primus presented the treasurer’s report as follows: Beginning Balance as of January 31, 2012: $175,628.99; Checks cleared: 11, $4,986.05; Deposits including interest: $16,439.10; Balance as of February 29, 2012: $187,082.04; Outstanding Deposits: 0.00; Outstanding Checks: 0.00; Cash Available: $187,082.04; CD Balance: $61,810.65.  John made the motion to accept the Treas. Report. Ray made the second. Motion carried.

Road and Bridge Report: Ron asked about the speed sign on Breezy Drive. Ray will pick one up. The contract with Elmdale Township has been signed.

Ron received a call from Tryg Hanson of the DNR about the access to Mound Lake. After some discussion it was decided to have Mr. Hanson attend next months’ township meeting. Ray questioned Erv on why he had to make so many trips with snowplow on 341st. Erv explained they try to get the tar roads first, then go back and do the gravel side roads. His driver also goes to Burhamville Township and has to get back again.  Erv presented a new product for dust control that would be less toxic and contains only about 1% chloride; therefore the cost may be less. Erv will keep the board posted on any new information.

Additional agenda items: The Township budget was discussed and after going over the townships’ income and expenditures it was decided to recommend leaving the budget and levy the same as last year.

Public Comment: None.

Adjournment: Motion by John to adjourn the meeting. Ray made the second. Meeting adjourned at 9:25 p.m.

Minutes not approved.

Mary Ann Primus, Clerk/Treasurer

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