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, and Mike Rohe, Also attending were representatives from the Rock Tavern and Erv Herdering.
Agenda Approval: A preliminary agenda was presented. Ron asked if there were additions to the agenda. Ray made the motion to accept the agenda. Mike made the second. All in favor. Motion carried.
Approval of Minutes: The clerk provided copies of the August 5, 2019 minutes to the board. Mike made the motion to accept the minutes, Ray made the second. Minutes approved.
Virginia Becker and family were present to ask the Township’s approval to apply for a liquor license at the former Rock Tavern. Ray made the motion to approve, Mike made the second. All in favor. Motion carried.
Town Clerk’s Report: Clerk presented the claims list for August. Claims list included claims 3354 – 3363 for a total of $6,920.90. Ray made the motion to approve the claims; Mike made the second, Motion carried. Mail included a letter from P & Z regarding the meeting for ordinance amendments. Ron will attend the meeting. Also, information regarding the Minn. Fall Maintenance Expo.
Road and Bridge Report: Ray spoke with Tim Otremba and reported that the tar projects are all behind schedule. Ron will call Tim to see if he can get an estimate as to start time. Discussion on spraying and brushing- it was decided to wait with spraying, but to do some brushing of dead trees and some brush that will interfere with snow. Discussion on the cart way along 335th – it has become impassable with big ruts and a dip, a hay rack is also on the cart way. Some options would be to cut trees along the cart way, have Erv try to level it or add gravel, need to check if the water is flowing away properly to allow for drainage. Breezy Drive – holes have been filled but need more rocks and tar product. More product is also needed for the north end of 341st.
Additional agenda item: The insurance company sent information about the cost for increasing coverage for the town hall. Election Equipment meeting was discussed and it was decided by a motion by Mike to order 2 of the new Pollpads at a cost of $1,300 each. Second by Ray. All in favor. Motion carried. Brown and Krueger files that were beyond ten years, agreed to let them be destroyed.
Public Comment: None
Adjournment: Motion by Ray to adjourn the meeting. Mike made the second. Meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.
Submitted by Mary Ann Primus, Clerk/Treasurer