REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

May 17, 2011

Stanton Town Hall

31186 40th Avenue Way, Cannon Falls, MN 55009

 

Attending: Board Chair, John Miller; Vice Chair, Vince Cockriel, Supervisor, Bob Benson, Clerk, Cheryle Peters; Treasurer, Jennifer Ritzman; Laura Pederson

(training.)

John Miller called meeting to order at 7 pm.

Bob Benson made a motion to approve the agenda.Vince Cockriel seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0.

Pledge of allegiance was recited.

John Miller called to reveal any conflicts of interest.

None were heard.

 

Approval of Agenda:

Vince Cockriel made a motion to accept agenda with additions.

Bob Benson seconded the motion.Motion passed 3/0

 

Approval of April 19, 2011 Town Board Minutes:.

Vince Cockriel made a motion to approve the April 19th minutes. Bob Benson seconded the motion.The motion passed 3/0.

 

Zoning Certificates:

 

Liquor Licenses:

  1. Oxford Sportsmanís Club- Bob Schlekewy- Bob Benson made a motion to approve a 3.2% license for the OSC.Vince Cockriel seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0.
  2. Summit Hill Golf Course- Marty Benson sent his requested approval for a 3.2% license. Vince Cockriel made a motion to approve the license for the SHGC.Bob Benson seconded the motion.The motion passed 3/0.

 

Public to Speak:

 

Treasurerís Report:

Jennifer Ritzman reported:

Funds/Accounts

Amount

Notes

Current Investments

$†††† 63,220.52

 

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Receipts

$†††††† 1,119.76

 

Disbursements

$††††††† 5,528.29

 

Ending Balance

$††† 178,654.14

Cash Available

PERA- Jennifer reported on a paid PERA anomaly from 2010.Jennifer reported on the CTAS training.It was suggested at the training that checks would be given to the treasurer, not waiting for the next meeting.Protocol was discussed for some possible changes.

Vince Cockriel made a motion to accept the Treasurers Report. Bob Benson seconded the motion.The motion passed 3/0.

 

Clerkís Report:

Cheryle Peters reported on CTAS training held at the Office of the State Auditor.

MAT offers short course training.Vince Cockriel make motion to send any town board officials that would like to attend in Rochester, on June 23rd.†† Bob Benson seconded the motion.The motion passed 3/0.

Letters were mailed to all that submitted quotes for rock and chloride.

Red Cross contracts were handed out for review.

Bob Benson made a motion to contract with Mr. Don Sholing for town hall mowing services. Vince Cockriel seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0.

 

Road Report:

John Krantz reported: Brush removal finished for the spring season.

Tom Kurtz submitted invoice from Franklin Welding and Repair for new grader teeth.

Tom submitted an estimate from Ziegler for off site repairs.

Grader was discussed. Previous Ziegler bill was reviewed and discussed.Vince will call Ziegler for some review and possible negotiations.

Road rock was discussed. Potholes were discussed. Chloride was discussed.

One more quote for seal coating Pennfield was submitted. Bob made a motion to place the additional quote on the agenda. Vince seconded the motion.The motion passed 3/0.

John Krantz will make arrangements with Mark Henry to repair culvert damage on 30th Avenue.

Encroachment of poles and fences along Cherry Lane was discussed; need to research right of way measurements.

John Miller reported that Mr. Emeryís project finished well.

Roadside garbage was discussed, accumulation behind old town hall.

Erickson engineering was considered for work to be done on bridge.Vince Cockriel made a motion to contract with Erickson engineering, contingent on Goodhue Countyís schedule for replacement.Bob Benson seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0.

Chloride program was discussed, possible suspension.The need for a generally good road base was duly noted.

 

Old Business

Laura reported on pending FEMA applications forms. John Miller signed to request reimbursement for losses incurred on October 23, 2011 due to flooding in Stanton Township.The total reimbursement will be $5, 255.02, 75% from Federal and 25% from State.

CUP clarification/directive for Planning Commission/Ordinance is to retain paragraph F., for regulatory purposes.

Ordinance Map re-label was withdrawn for technical reasons.

Machine shed discussion is planned for the October agenda.

 

New Business

Bob Benson would like to add 100 ft. of frontage to the town hall road; currently 66ft. Discussion ensued.The town board declined to grant the request.

 

Upcoming Meetings

MAT Short Course in Rochester, June 23, 2011

 

Reports of Meetings Attended:

Paul Schluter attended a GHC Park and Trail meeting on May 24th.Lake Byllesby was discussed.

Claims

Vince Cockriel made motion to pay claims.

Bob Benson seconded the motion. Motion passed 3/0.

 

Bob Benson made motion to adjourn the meeting.

Vince Cockriel seconded the motion.Motion passed 3/0

Meeting adjourned at 8:45.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Cheryle A. Peters

 

 

 

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Stanton Township Clerk