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

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


September 14, 2021

The September 14, 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.

September 14, 2021 Agenda

Call to Order

Attendance

Clerk’s Report
The August 10, 2021 Township Board Meeting minutes for approval

Treasurer’s Report

AUGUST 2021
Total Funds on hand as of 08/01/2021 (Includes Investments)    $183,930.31          Plus: Deposits (August)                                                                 $6,651.44
Taconite Production Tax                                    $2,653.00
General Fund                                $530.60
Roads/Bridge Maint. Fund     $2,122.40
MN DNR                                                                      $3,866.48
Interest on Accounts                                             $131.96

Less: Disbursements (August)                                                           $1,414.86
Payroll                                                 $540.24
Website Administration                      $31.25
Road Maintenance                              $750.00
Other Expenses                                   $93.37
Total Funds on hand as of 08/31/2021                                                        $189,67.49    August Check # 1698 - 1706

SEPTEMBER 2021
Claims (September) - $1,441.79
September Check # 1707 – 1716
No transfers to the Checking Account will be needed.

Old Business

  • Update on West Branch Road
  • Treasurer update: Carol Nelson needs to be sworn in as treasurer. She also needs to be added to the Township bank account

New Business

  • Update on Township Levy Request
  • Requests by Rick’s tree service to accept their wood chips

Correspondence
Received

  • Email from Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT) containing the August 2021 newsletter
  • Email from MAT with an invitation to the MAT District 10 meeting and update on director election
  • Email from MAT with a reminder of the MAT District 10 meeting
  • Email from Phil Chapman, Clerk of County Board/Elections Supervisor of St Louis County with information on redistricting OSS training
  • Email from Brad Gustafson of Planning and Community Development St Louis County Government Services Center on the 2022 CDBG open house
  • Email from Jonathan Belvins of St Louis County containing a forwarded email with updates from the Office of the Secretary of State regarding redistricting training
  • Email from Jessica Myhrer of Rick’s Tree Service requesting permission to dump wood chips
  • Email from MAT with information on “Township Tuesdays”
  • Email from MAT with an invitation to The Minnesota Association of Township's 2021 Education Conference and Annual Meeting
  • Email from Daisy Wallace with an invoice of $25.00 for website maintenance
  • Email and phone call from John Wilson requesting to be added to the agenda to discuss the Moose Lake road easement
  • Email from Brad Gustafson of Planning and Community Development St Louis County Government Services Center with a reminder for the 2022 CDBG open house
  • Letter from MAT on in-person training for the ARPA Funding.
  • Letter from Nancy Nilson of Saint Louis County Auditor with the Township Final Levy Certification form for taxes payable 2022

Sent

  • Email to Quinn Carlson of Sain Louis County Auditor requesting the Township Final Levy Certification Form
  • Letter to Nancy Nilson of Saint Louis County Auditor with the Township Final Levy Certification form for taxes payable 2022
  • Letter to Lisa Sweet of St Louis County Auditor- elections with the completion form for the online clerk elections training
  • Letter to Lisa Sweet of St Louis County Auditor- elections with the completion form for the online election judge training.

Public Comments

  • John Wilson requested to discuss the Moose Lake Road easement

Meeting Adjourn

Pequaywan Fire Hall
8764 Pequaywan Lake Road
Duluth, MN

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