Category: General Township Board Meeting, 7:30pm

Township Board Meeting, 7:30pm

November 12, 2019


Call to Order

Attendance: Town officers, guests

Clerk's Report

Treasurer's Report

Old Business

  • Update on the land purchase from St. Louis County

New Business

  • Request for purchase of new PCs for Treasurer and Clerk
  • Wallace and Barnes will be attending the Presidential Nomination Primary Election training on December 13 at the St. Louis County Courthouse
  • March 2020 Township Election (Public Notice will posted by December 21 for more info)
    1. Opening for Supervisor position presently held by Donald Swanstrom
    2. Candidate filing period: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 through Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    3. Absentee voting period is Friday, February 7, 2020 through Monday, March 9, 2020
    4. Last day for voters to pre-register for March Township election is Tuesday, February 18, 2020; Voter Registration Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. by St. Louis County
    5. The last day to appoint election judges is February 14, 2020 with a Resolution and adding that "The clerk may make election judge appointments to fill vacancies should they occur."



  • Email from Secretary of State through Phil Chapman, Elections Supervisor, re-Notice of 2020 Presidential Nomination Primary to be conducted on March 3, 2020
  • Email and postage mail from St. Louis County Land and Minerals Department (Stacy M.C. Melcher, Senior Planner) re-board resolution passing the approval of the special sale of land to the township pending final sale approval from DNR
  • Emails from SLCAT (St. Louis County Association of Townships) with reminder for meetings from October 2019 to May 2020; October 2019 SLCAT Meeting Agenda; SLCAT Bus Reservation form for the November 2019 Annual MAT (Minnesota Association of Townships) Meeting in Mankato
  • Email from MAT/MBA (Minnesota Benefit Association) re-communication changes to directly email officers by MAT sharing email addresses of officers with MBA
  • Email from St Louis County re-election training for March 3, 2020 Presidential Nomination Primary Election for clerks and election judges and also verifying that townships had passed a Resolution designating location for the March 3 election
  • Email from St Louis County Election providing registration for the March 3, 2020 election training
  • Email from MAT with registration form for the November 22-23, 2019 Educational Conference and Annual Meeting in Mankato
  • Email from St Louis County Election about the Notice of filing period and other pertinent information for the March 2020 Township election
  • Email invitation from St. Louis County for officers to attend the Multi-Hazard Mitigation (MHMP) 2nd Planning Team Meeting on December 13, 2019 in either Duluth or Virginia
  • Email from St. Louis County Planning and Community Development (Bradley Gustafson) re-the 2020 CDBG (Community Development Block Grant)
  • Letter from St. Louis County Planning and Community Development Department re-proposed revisions for Zoning Ordinance 62 (STR) dated October 15, 2019


  • Email of Pequaywan Township recommendations re-Short Term Rental to St. Louis County Commissioner Paul McDonald
  • Email to St. Louis County with completed form re-sale of land to the township

Public Comment:

  • Short Term Rental (Lisa Klassen)

Next Meeting, December 10, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Pequaywan Firehall, 8764 Pequaywan Lake Road


Pequaywan Fire Hall
8764 Pequaywan Lake Road
Duluth, MN

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