CARVER, WRIGHT COUNTIES, MN Three area townships have updates this week:
Watertown Twp. scholarship info
Watertown Township board of supervisors encourages all high school juniors who will be attending college or trade school to apply for the Minnesota Association of Townships scholarship program, Clerk Ann Bruner noted.
The Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT) is a non-profit corporation that represents townships in Minnesota.
The MAT scholarship program is designed to heighten awareness about Minnesota’s grassroots township government among young people.
Up to four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, May 1.
Juniors can contact their school counselors for the applications. Home-schooled juniors can contact MAT directly. The website is www.mntownships.org.
New faces at Hollywood Twp.
Hollywood Township has hired Matt Lynch as its new full-time maintenance man, Clerk Becky Burns noted. Lynch is replacing Charlie Burns, who retired Dec. 31.
In other Hollywood Township news, the new chairman for 2011 is Ron Kassulker.
Marysville plans cleanup day
Spring cleanup day in Marysville Township is set for Saturday, April 30, Clerk Kathy Ronning reported.
At the January meeting, the township passed a resolution establishing an absentee ballot board for the township election Tuesday, March 8.