Category: General Township Board Meeting at the Pequaywan firehall (teleconference available also)

Township Board Meeting at the Pequaywan firehall (teleconference available also)


August 10, 2021

The August 10, 2021 Township Board meeting will be held at the Pequaywan firehall. We will follow CDC and Governor Walz guidelines. If you are fully vaccinated, you do not need to wear a mask. There is also the option for guests to attend the meeting via teleconference.  To access the meeting: call 1-425-436-6339, at the prompt, enter the access code 5232275 followed by #.

Pequaywan residents may submit a topic for discussion during the town board meeting under the Public Comment section of the Agenda by sending an email to peqclerk@gmail.com at least three (3) days before the meeting. Public Comment section is a courtesy extended to persons wishing to address the board. No more than one (1) public comment item per citizen will be accepted per meeting. Guests will be muted during the meeting but unmuted during Public Comments for those that submitted a request. Presentation will be limited to two (2) minutes.

Agenda

Attendance

Clerk’s Report
The July 13, 2021 Township Board Meetings for approval.

Treasurer’s Report

July 2021
Total Funds on hand as of 07/01/2021 (Includes Investments)   $159,049.65
Plus: Deposits (July)                                                                                        $26,110.34
May/June Tax Apportionment                                     $25,155.87
General Fund                                      $6,924.96
Roads/Bridge Maint. Fund            $6,943.29
Fire Protection                                   $9,534.96
Roads/Bridge Capital Fund           $1,752.66
State of MN Town Aide                                                     $826.50
Interest on Accounts                                                          $127.97
Less: Disbursements (July)                                                                            $1,229.08
Payroll                                                                                     $527.86
Website Administration                                                  $45.00
Payroll Federal Withholding (Form 941)                 $545.22
Other Expenses                                                                    $110.00
Total Funds on hand as of 07/31/2021                                                       $183,930.91
July Check # 1689-1697

August 2021
Claims (August)          $1,414.86
August Check # 1698-1706
No transfers to the Checking Account will be needed

Old Business

  • update on West Branch road
  • update on the American Rescue Plan Act
  • update on Board of Appeal and Equalization training
  • Update on Carol Nelsen’s training. Date needs set for transfer of duties

New Business

  • July 31, 2021 tree disposal/drop off that was added to extreme weather
  • Jim Stewart and the county plowing his property
  • Location of the September Township Board meeting due to the increase in covid cases

Correspondence
Received

  • Emailed July 2021 newsletter from Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT)
  • Email from Office of State Auditor – Government Information Division on updated CTAS new account codes
  • Email from St Louis County containing the St Louis County broadband newsletter
  • Email from Amanda Mitchell, information specialist with the St Louis County Public Works on the county maintenance programs – 2022
  • Email from Michelle Claviter-Tveit of the St Louis County Planning and Community Development about the Board of Adjustment hearing information for August 12, 2021
  • Email from Jonathan Blevins of St Louis County on the 2021 State Election laws
  • Email from Lisa Sweet of the St Louis County Auditor- Elections on initial clerk certification/training
  • Email from Brad Gustafson of the St Louis County Government Services Center on housing assistance availability
  • Package from Nancy Nilsen of the St Louis County Auditor containing the 2021 Minnesota Election Laws
  • Email from Jonathan Blevins of St Louis County on the updates to the Election laws
  • Email from Lora Skarman of St Louis County Assessor’s Office with a reminder on the Board of Appeals and Equalization training/update
  • Email from St Louis County containing the St Louis County August Broadband newsletter

Sent

  • Letter/email to Michelle Clavier-Tveit of the St Louis County Planning and Community Development containing the Township’s stance on the Application for Variance for 8896 West Branch road
  • Letter to Don Rigney of the St Louis County Planning and Development with the Township’s motion to approve road access for 9028 West Branch road

Public Comment

Meeting Adjourn

Pequaywan Fire Hall
8764 Pequaywan Lake Road
Duluth, MN

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