Regular Town Board Meeting of


November 14, 2006



Dave Johnson – Supervisor, Greg Scherzer – Supervisor,  Dick Toomey – Treasurer,  Marv  Mortenson -  Clerk


Jon Jennings -- Supervisor


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


2.  Motion to dispense with the reading of the minutes; approve the minutes of the last meeting as written. Motion by Dave Johnson, second by Greg Scherzer – passed 2-0


3. Treasurer report:   

                -- Cash Balance of $21,094.60

                -- Invested Balance of $25,086.01

                -- Total Balance of $47,180.61

Motion to approve Treasurer’s report by Greg Scherzer, second by Dave Johnson. – passed 2-0


4. Claims for payment:

                $  357.00 to Clearwater County for road blading

                $    63.80 to Farmers Independent for township ads

                $1399.50 to Shegrud Backhoe

                $    54.00 to Nancy Johnson- Election Judge

                $   174.00 to “Babe” Mortenson – Election Judge

                $   174.00 to Becky Bergerson – Election Judge

                $   174.00 to Ruth Johnson – Election Judge

                $6,300.00 to Ingalls Brushing

                $8,696.30  Total

Motion to authorize the treasurer to pay these bills by Johnson, second by Scherzer, passed 2-0

(Note: LaPraire Township will reimburse LLL Township $1,435.00 of the brushing cost paid to Ingalls Brushing.)


5. Old Business

                - Speed limit sign information to be discussed at December meeting

                - Official posting site is ready for use thanks to Supervisors Johnson and Scherzer. 

                - Road Repair Report to be discussed at December meeting

                - Rocks on the side of the road will be removed and used at the Chimney site

- Recording Roads. The township will explore hiring these documents prepared by an outside source. 


6. New Business

- Cost and Payment Schedule from the county engineer, showing the rate increases, was received and discussed.  The increase is approximately a 10% increase.

- The following items were discussed for placement on the Annual Meeting agenda.

                -Road Certification and reporting

                -Future road right-of-way care.  Spraying  and/or Brushing

                -Road Repair Report

                -Contracting blading and snow removable on township roads.  County or Private?

                -Tax Levy

                -Township Budget

                -Official Paper

-The Annual Meeting will be held at the Mortensons residence on  March 13th , 2007 at 7:00 in the evening.

- The next County Township Meeting will be Jan. 23rd


7. Adjournment at 8:35 pm.  Motion by Dave Johnson, second by Greg Scherzer – passed 2-0


_____________________________ Marv Mortenson, Clerk



_____________________________ Supervisor