Ideal Township

Crow Wing County - Minnesota

Board Meeting August 1999

Monday, August 9, 1999 - 7:00pm
Minutes Status: 
Approved

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Chairman Taylor with the Pledge of Allegiance. All members were present.

Motion by Badger to approve the minutes of the July 12, 1999, Board meeting as read. Carried - unanimous

Motion by Caughlan to accept the treasurers report for July, 1999,
as presented. Carried - unanimous

Motion by Caughlan to pay all August bills presented for payment by the clerk. Carried

Resident Bainbridge questioned the Board about the value of seal coating the tarred roads.

Resident Olufs reported to the Board an erosion problem on Wabaganiss Rd. Run-off from the road was entering the lake. Bach and Badger will check on the problem.

The road and bridge report was as follows:

  1. Fawn Lake Rd was being prepared for tarring.
  2. There have been no safety incidents.
  3. Due to some weed control work performed at Rough Wood Beach, some restoration work will be done as required by ewe and the State of Minnesota Soil and Water Department.

The fire department report was as follows:

  1. There were 6 fire runs during the previous month.
  2. Permission is requested for 3  firemen to attend the state Chief's Conference during October, 1999.
  3. The clutch on #9515 has been repaired.
  4. There have been no safety incidents.

Motion by Badger to approve 3  firemen to attend the state Chief's Conference during October, 1999. Carried - unanimous

A preliminary draft of an employee drug and alcohol use policy was given to the Board for review.

Caughlan reported that he has been unable to get the tires removed from the transfer station by the company previously used. He will continue trying. He also reported that the large brush pile had been burned.

The clerk reported that he had been informed by Geocomm that Ideal Township should be readdressed by the end of August, 1999.

The Schedule I for the Ideal Fire Department Relief Association was presented for approval by the Board. Also presented was a revised copy of the Schedule I for 1999.

Motion by Badger to approve the revised 1999 Schedule I indicating
$1300.00 per year of service with a deficit of $3184.00. Carried - unanimous

Motion by Caughlan to approve the Schedule I for the Ideal Fire Depart ment Relief Association which showed the following changes:

  1. $1500.00 per year of service.
  2. A deficit of up to $10,953.00. Carried - unanimous

Ralph Niemi received permission to go through the transfer station area while logging the forest directly south of the transfer station.

The clerk reported he had received the figures for HACA and LGA for the year 2000. They will total nearly $61,000.00 and will reduce the levy for the year 2000 by that amount.

The clerk also reported that appeals for the communication towers will be heard on September 16, 1999.

There being no further Township business to discuss, the meeting adjourned at 8:37 P.M.

David L. Steffon

Clerk
 

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