Board Chair, Robert Benson called the meeting to order. Other members present included Supervisor David W. McKeag and Supervisor David Garner, Clerk Colleen Thompson and Treasurer Kenneth Ebert.
The pledge to the flag was recited.
Colleen read the minutes of the
Ken read the Treasurer Report. Current investments include: Building Fund balance of $160,573.57. Road and Bridge Fund balance of
$124,543.27. Fund balances total
$285,116.84. Cash Control
Statement: General Fund balance of
$94,014.17. Road and Bridge fund balance
of $29,715.42. Fire Fund balance of
$98.00 and Building Fund balance of $2,244.00 giving an ending balance of
$126,071.59. We had receipts of $538.00
and disbursements of $1,935.62.
Donald Enberg, 32913 10th Avenue, Stanton MN
55018 in Section 30 appeared before the Board to request a 13` front yard
variance for the purpose of building a covered porch and deck. Due to the location and existing surrounding
Mr. Enberg then requested a building permit to add a covered
porch and deck addition to his existing home.
Estimated cost is $1200.00. A
site plan was presented. Bob made a
motion, seconded by
Heather Sharp, 32207 County 24 Blvd., Cannon Falls, MN 55009
appeared before the Board to request permission for the sale of 3.2 malt liquor
during a fund raiser to be held October 3, 2004. Bob made a motion to by resolution allow
Heather Sharp for the purpose of a fund raiser to be held
Gary Spillman, 2705 Hwy 19 Blvd.,
to request a permit to build a 32x30 maternity barn and to
enclose the walkway between the parlor and building. The ag. building has an estimated cost of
Tom Kurtz reported he mowed ditches today and graded roads last Thursday. He reported we need maintenance of the grader blade, and electrical lights due to flashers not working. He also reported an air leak. He stated the truck needs to be DOT inspected. Tom was told to contact Jim Welt for the inspection. Dan McKeag will be asked to look at the electrical and air leak and if he is unable to repair, Ziegler will be contacted for repair work. Tom stated his tile business is picking up and he is having a hard time doing both. He stated he will need help, especially during winter.
Discussion was had about using independent businesses to
plow residential areas in the
Colleen reported that she had been contacted by a resident
stating the street signs at County 24 Blvd. and
Tom estimated that we have approximately 50 ten foot posts in the equipment shed. Dave McKeag made a motion to purchase one hundred (100) seven foot (7`) 2.75 # weight posts at $9.00 per post for installing delineators. Bob seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Bob reported that he attended the Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission Public Hearing for the Goodhue County Comprehensive Plan Update Final Draft. He reported that one house per 35 acres in predicted annexation areas is proposed. Bob also reported the Goodhue County Planning Commission told cities to annex property into their city if interested in it.
Bob received a Town Hall Building Proposal made by Van Guilder Construction for a 30x50 foot town hall building in the amount of $91,850.00.
disagreed stating we need to put the issue on the March ballot with the time frame we have to work within we need to have November and December Public Hearings.
The Board reviewed a letter Colleen will be sending to the
Goodhue County Land Use Office. Colleen
in talking with Christy from that office was informed that Mr. Moorhouse was
able to apply for a
Bob will contact Justin Dudan, owner of Du-Bar Tree Removal to get an estimate on the cost of tree removal along Stanton Trail.
Dave McKeag made a motion to have the furnace checked for
Colleen stated she had contacted Tom Scott to draw up paperwork needed in the completion of the Davis Road Project and needs to know if the road is included in a plat. In finding a map in the files showing the road is included in the Oxford Oaks Plat, Colleen will again contact Mr. Scott to have him draw up legal paperwork.
Dave McKeag made a motion to purchase a new posting
West Plat appeared before the Board to inquire about a
permit for a portable 12x16x8 shed.
Colleen reported we had 21 votes in the Primary Election. Twenty at the polling place and one absentee ballot was cast.
Mail was distributed.
Colleen will contact the Secretary of State Office to see if the Township has or can obtain a tax I D number.
Bob made a motion to pay claims.
Dave McKeag made a motion, seconded by Bob to Adjourn. Carried.