Regular Town Board Meeting of


August 9th, 2011


Present:  Dave Johnson, Supervisor -- Ardell Johnson, Supervisor, -- Dick Toomey, Treasurer -- Marv Mortenson, Clerk

Absent:  -- Greg Scherzer, Supervisor


1.  Meeting was called to order by Supervisor Dave Johnson at 7:00 PM.


2.  Additions to the Agenda: No additions

                Under New Business:  Add Snowplowing and Blading

            Motion to approve the agenda made by D. Johnson, second by A. Johnson – passed 2-0


3.  Reading of the Minutes

A motion was made to dispense with the reading of the minutes and to approve the minutes of the last regular meeting as written. Motion by D. Johnson, second by A. Johnson– passed 2-0


4. Treasurer report:

                -- Cash Balance of            $ 28.104.80

                -- Invested Balance of             $ 29,080.66

                -- Total Balance of            $59,185.46

Motion by D. Johnson, second by A. Johnson– passed 2-0


5. Claims for payment:


                $23,155.00   Vogt’s Dirt Service (Graveling township roads)

                $     765.00   Vogt’s Dirt Service (Repairs on Seaberg Rd)


Motion to approve payment of claims by D. Johnson, second by A. Johnson – passed 2-0


6.  Old Business:

A.    Review Road Projects:  Summer road projects are completed.  The gravel was of good quality and the work was done well and on schedule. A letter will be sent to the LaPrairie Town Board summarizing the gravel bill, making them aware of the need for work on a wash out on the shared road and the possibility of spraying for Knap Weed.  (See attached Letter)


B.  Spotted Knap Weed:  Spotted Knap Weed has shown up on the township road edges with more abundance than last summer.   This will be placed on the February agenda for possible 2012 summer spraying.  Spraying for road side brush will also be part of the discussion.


C.  Township Road Signs: The inventory has been proofed and is now complete. The next step is to develop a rating system and to evaluate the signs.


 7.  New Business:


A.  Revenue Approval for 2012.  Motion by D. Johnson to approve the $7,000.00 levy as set by the citizens at the March Annual Meeting of 2011, second by A. Johnson – passed 2-0


B.  Variances Notification:  Dick Toomey will write a letter to Dan Hecht of the county Environmental Services requesting that the Long Lost Lake Township Board be notified of the any and all variance request in the township.


C. Minnesota State Demographer:

                                2010 Census for Long Lost Lake Township was received. (See attached document)


D. Election 2012 – Al Paulson, Auditor

Mr. Paulson did not show up for the meeting.  D. Johnson, A. Johnson and D. Toomey will schedule a meeting with Mr. Paulson.


E.  Snowplowing and Grading:  A. Johnson will contact Vogt Dirt Service requesting a written quote for snowplowing and grading of the township roads.



8. NEXT BOARD MEETING: October 11th, Agenda Items:

A.  MAT Insurance Payment Due

B.  Results of meeting with Allen Paulson

C. Quote for snowplowing and grading from Vogt Dirt Service

D. Possible meeting calendar for 2012



 9.   Motion to adjourn by D. Johnson, second by A. Johnson, passed 2-0   Adjourned at 8:20 PM


_____________________________ Marv Mortenson, Clerk


_____________________________ Supervisor