January 9, 2024, Township Board Meeting, Pequaywan Firehall

Call to Order

Attendance: Town officers, guests

Clerk’s Report

Treasurer’s Report


Total Funds on Hand 12/1/2023 $230,188.28
Plus: Deposits $25,646.09
-Interest on Accounts 496.33
-St Louis County Auditor 24,339.26
-State of MN 810.50
Less: Disbursements $1,338.50
-Payroll 888.10
-MATIT – WC 285.00
-Other Expenses 165.40
Total Funds on Hand 12/31/2023 $254,495.87
Checks Written #1955 – #1966

Expected Receipts None
Checks Written #1967 – #1975 $2,222.86
No transfer to checking needed

Old Business

New Business

  • Discussion regarding our area by the county sheriff’s department
  • Review of past minutes on the township website
  • Weed inspector discussion
  • Important Dates (meetings are held at Pequaywan Firehall)

1/9   – Pequaywan Town Board Meeting, 7 p.m.
1/16 – Open supervisor position Candidacy Filing ends at 5:00 p.m., contact clerk for the form or questions at 525-4068
2/9   – Absentee Balloting starts, contact St. Louis County to register for Presidential Nomination Primary Election at 726-2385; contact Pequaywan Clerk to register for March Town Election at 525-4068
2/13 – Pequaywan Town Board Meeting, 7 p.m.
2/13- Board of Audit Meeting, after Board Meeting
2/13- Budget Meeting, after Board of Audit Meeting
2/20- End of pre-registration for Absentee Balloting
2/27- Public Accuracy Test, Firehall, 11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
3/5  – Presidential Nomination Primary Election Day
Pequaywan Firehall, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
3/9  – Absentee Balloting for Town Election, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., contact clerk for address
3/11- Absentee Balloting for Town Election, 1:00-5:00 p.m., contact clerk for address
3/12- Township Election Day, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Pequaywan Firehall
3/12- Annual Town Meeting, 8:45 p.m. or after ballots are counted whichever is later
3/12- Pequaywan Town Board Meeting, after Annual Town Hall Meeting
3/12- Board of Canvas Meeting, after Town Board Meeting



  • Email from St. Louis County Elections re- disposal of Automark Machine and will be replaced with OmniBallot for free funded by St. Louis County
  • Email from MATIT that key dates to submit Workers’ Compensation Surveys is February 15, 2024
  • Email from the State of Minnesota GID (Government Information Division) that deadline to submit CTAS (County, Township Accounting System) financial reports to the state is April 1, 2024.
  • Statement of MAT dues from Minnesota Association of Townships in the amount of $315.44 due on or before May 1.
  • Annual Report of Outstanding Indebtedness form as of December 31, 2023 from St. Louis County Auditor’s Office to be filled out and returned by February 1.


Public CommentThe Public Comment section is a courtesy extended to persons wishing to address the Board. If you wish to comment during the Township Meeting, follow the protocol below:

  1. No more than one public comment per citizen.
  2. Submit your comment information to peqclerk@gmail.com with your full name.
  3. Deadline to submit your request is the first Saturday of the month.
  4. Your presentation will be limited to two minutes.
  5. What you said will be on file, and the board can either address the issue, assign someone to address the issue, or do nothing.

Next Meeting, February 13, 2024, 7:00 p.m.

Adjourn meeting