Ideal Township

Crow Wing County - Minnesota

Board Meeting October 1999

Monday, October 11, 1999 - 7:00pm
Minutes Status: 

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 P.M. by Chairman Taylor with the Pledge of Allegiance. All members were present.

Motion by Badger to approve the minutes of the September 13, 1999 Board meeting as read. Carried - unanimous

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

Motion by Badger to pay all October bills presented for payment by the clerk. Carried - unanimous

The road and bridge report was as follows:

  1. The seat in the pickup has been repaired.
  2. The 19000 needs new tires, approximately $1400.00.
  3. The cost to repair the transmission is about $15000.00.
  4. The winters supply of salt sand is being mixed.
  5. Would like to purchase radios to have installed in the equip­ment.
  6. There has been no safety incidents.

Motion by Badger to purchase 6  tires for the L9000 if necessary,
3 radios for the Township equipment, and up to $400.00 for a blade buddy for changing plow cutting blades. Carried - unanimous

The fire department report was as follows:

  1. The safe house has been purchased by the Cuyuna Range Firefighters Association.
  2. The ISO test seemed to go very well, results to be known in December.
  3. Would like to have pumpers checked annually and tested every 2 years.
  4. Would like to replace 6 outdated air bottles at a cost of $2450.
  5. Would like to change the fire trucks to a fall schedule for annual service.
  6.  #9516 was sent to Heartland for tire balancing and service.
  7. There was 1 fire fun the previous month.
  8. There has been no safety incidents.

Motion by Taylor to approve changing the annual service on the fire trucks to a fall schedule and to purchase 6 air bottles. Carried - unanimous

Badger reported that the electrical plugs in the pavilion are not working. An electrician should be called.

The clerk was asked to order a sign "Ideal Community Center" to be attached to the building. The sign should be similar to the other park signs.

Region 5  has scheduled a meeting in Crosslake to explore the feasi­bility of public transportation in the Crosslake/Ideal area. The meeting will be on October 13, 1999.

Taylor indicated that he may not be able to attend the Board meeting to be held on Monday, November 15, 1999.

Motion by Badger to reschedule the November Board meeting to Tuesday, November 16, 1999, at 7:00 P.M. Carried - unanimous

There being no further Township business to discuss, the meeting adjourned at 8:25 P.M.

David L. Steffen



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