LLL Board of Audit

February 12, 2008

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

 

Audit meeting called to order at 7:00 pm.  The board reviewed the treasurer’s year-end report for 2007.

Motion to approve the financial report and file with the State Department was made by Scherzer, second by D. Johnson—passed 3-0

 

Board adjourned at 7:10 pm

 

 

Regular Town Board Meeting of

LONG LOST LAKE TOWNSHIP

February 12th, 2008

                                               

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

 

1.  Meeting was called to order by Supervisor Dave Johnson at 7:15 PM.

 

2.  Additions to the agenda were called for:

                New Business:                  Correspondence

Motion to approve the agenda made by D. Johnson, second Scherzer – passed 3-0

 

3.  A change to January minutes was called for under New Business; item A, line three, should read “Site improvement on Seaberg RD where the road was raised as the lake level rose. The purpose is to prevent erosion in the lake.  Motion by D. Johnson, second by A. Johnson —passed 3-0

Motion to dispense with the reading of the minutes and to approve the minutes of the last regular meeting as written.     Motion by Scherzer, second by D. Johnson – passed 3 -0

               

4. Treasurer report:               

                -- Cash Balance of                 $14,799.46

                -- Invested Balance of                 $47,168.09

                -- Total Balance of                 $61,967.55

Motion to approve Treasurer’s report by D. Johnson, second by Scherzer – passed 3-0

 

5. Claims for payment:

                $ 36.80  Farmers Independent

                $280.71 MAT dues for 2008

                Motion to approve payment by Scherzer, second by A. Johnson—passed 3-0

               

6. Old Business:

A.  Preparation for Annual Meeting:  The clerk reviewed the procedure and the information to be handed out at the township meeting. After discussion and some changes in the information, a motion was made to approve the packet. The clerk was authorized funds to have 20 copies duplicated for the town meeting.  Motion by Scherzer, second by D. Johnson – passed 3-0

 

B.  Cox petition to vacate deeded row that runs across his property was received by the clerk on January 28,2008 and presented to the board at their February meeting of the 12th.   After review of the petition and assurance from the clerk that all people who signed are registered voters in the township, a motion to accept the petition was made by Scherzer, second by A. Johnson –

passed 3-0

 

A public hearing meeting was set for Monday, April 28th.  There will be an onsite tour of the property at 5:30 pm and a public hearing at 7:00 pm.  The public hearing will be held at Itasca Township Hall.   The cost of renting Itasca town hall is $75.00 and this expenditure was authorized by the board.  Motion by Scherzer, second by D. Johnson – passed 3-0

 

D. Johnson will contact the MAT attorney and the petitioner’s attorney with a few questions concerning the meeting and procedure.

 

 

 

C. The county Variance Committee has not received any new information concerning Mr. Klande’s request to sub divide his property.  If new information is received, LLL Township will be notified, if no new information is received the Variance Committee will refuse the petition at their March meeting.

                                                               

7.  New Business

A. Reorganize the board.  The supervisors will hold the same responsibilities for 2008 as they have for 2007

Dave Johnson ---  Chairman

Greg Scherzer --- Weed Control & Vice Chair

Ardell Johnson --  Road supervisor

 

B. Official News Paper:  Notices and minutes will continue to be placed in the Farmers Independent Newspaper.  The townships official place of posting will remain on Seaberg Rd, just off of Hwy 39.  Motion by D. Johnson, second by Scherzer – passed 3-0

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C. County Gravel Contract Bid: The county will be letting bids for gravel and LLL Township may participate in that bid process.  The motion was made to participate in the bid process for 2,400 yards of gravel or less, price to include gravel, hauling and spreading.  Final approval will depend on quality and cost of gravel.  Motion by D. Johnson, second by Scherzer – passed 3-0

 

D. Other:  Correspondence review.

                - discussion of articles in the Minnesota Township News

                - information on upcoming workshops

                - Farmers Independent request for oldest town citizen

 

8.  Motion to adjourn by Scherzer, second by A. Johnson, passed 3-0   Adjourned at 10:20 PM

 

_____________________________ Marv Mortenson, Clerk

 

_____________________________ Supervisor