Attending: Board Chair, John Miller; Vice Chair, Vince Cockriel, Supervisor, Bob Benson, Clerk, Cheryle Peters; Treasurer, Jennifer Ritzman.
John Miller called meeting to order at .
Pledge of allegiance was recited.
John Miller called to reveal any conflicts of interest.
None were heard.
Approval of Agenda:
Bob Benson made a motion to approve the agenda. Vince Cockriel seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0.
Public to Speak:
Lisa Hanni, Goodhue County Land Use Management, spoke about
mapping well- septic locations with a grant from the State of
Bob Benson made a motion to approve the June minutes. Vince Cockriel seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0.
Jennifer Ritzman reported:
Jennifer reported that some privacy issues had been reviewed
as a result of the MAT Summer Short Course.
Cheryle will no longer use detailed personal data for payroll. Account # totals will now be used to create
claims that pertain to payroll, PERA and the IRS. PERA requires a formal
employee termination to close out any employee account. It was agreed to remove Laura and Ken from
appropriated bank account signature cards. (Safety Deposit
Box, Certificates of Deposit, Savings Accounts, etc.) Check signing for
the purpose of paying claims is a separate understanding. In the event of an
emergency, the banks have stated that they would be able to work with us
The IRS now allows $ .555 per mile as the reimbursement rate.
Cheryle and Jennifer will move toward updating the
Bob Benson made a motion to accept the Treasurers Report. Vince Cockriel seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0.
Goodhue Cooperative Billing- Cheryle reported that the Township is consistently late with our payments because of the way that the billing cycles fall with board meetings. After speaking with customer service, she was correctly informed that only one billing had incurred a late fee. Increasing the Budget Helper amount average to $180.00 and one double payment as deposit should protect the township from any future late fees of 5%.
Planning Commission’s Zoning Map- Vince Cockriel requested a
cross- hatch marking to indicate
Red Cross paperwork will be pursued and formalized with Cindy Becker and Cheryle Peters. Discussion ensued regarding the availability of employees in the event of a local emergency. Emergency contact information for the entire Stanton Township Board will be released to the Red Cross. Bob Benson made a motion to prepare the contracts with the Red Cross. Vince Cockriel seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0.
Cheryle will try to help road crew keep records of rock dumps and chloride applications?
Grader needs repair work. Bob Benson made a motion to approve the purchase of two arms at the cost of $600.00 each from Groth in Wannamingo. Vince Cockriel seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0.
Washouts were discussed.
New Business :
Cannon Falls Library literature was received into record.
Reports of Meetings Attended:
Cheryle and Jennifer
John Miller and Vince Cockriel attended a Goodhue County
Public Works meeting with Ken Bjornstad and representatives from
John Miller and Bob Benson attended the MAT Summer Short
Public to Speak:
Lisa Hanni, Goodhue County Land Use
Management, addressed the town board regarding letters that will be sent to
residents. Well and septic locations
will be requested from property owners in the correspondence. A grant from the State of
Vince Cockriel made a motion to read the mail. Bob Benson seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0.
Vince Cockriel made motion to pay claims. Bob Benson seconded the motion. Motion passed 3/0.
Bob Benson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Vince Cockriel seconded the motion. The motion passed 3/0. Meeting adjourned at .
Cheryle A. Peters