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Township roundup – 09/19/11
Sept. 19, 2011

CARVER, McLEOD, WRIGHT COUNTIES, MN – Six area townships have updates this week:

Hollywood Twp. to hire full-time maintenance person
At the September Hollywood Township meeting, the board decided to hire a full-time maintenance person to fill the position vacated by Matt Lynch. Applications are due at the monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 10.

In other action, the board approved a utility permit for the Carver County fiber optic project to proceed along a few miles of township road. The board also approved proceeding with a project to preserve the old clerks’ records electronically, Clerk Becky Burns noted.

Camden Twp. adds gravel to roads
Camden Township added gravel to about 10 miles of township roads in August, Clerk Roger Sauerbrey noted.

At its September meeting, the board passed a resolution establishing an administrative policy that will enhance the effectiveness of its meetings and establish uniform procedures for the board and meeting attendees.

Frost boil work in Bergen Twp.
The Bergen Township board approved work to be done on three frost boils on township roads.

“They are on 160th Street, 175th Street, and Zero Avenue,” Clerk Amy Meyer noted.

No clean-up day for Middleville
Middleville Township’s annual Crow River clean-up day was cancelled due to high water making tough and unsafe conditions for working with that effort, Clerk Joey Berg noted.

At the September meeting, the board listened to a proposal for a small pallet recycling business on the old Mages property along Highway 12.

Victor Twp. reviews budget
The budget, remaining expenses, and the 2012 fire assessments were reviewed at the Victor Township meeting in September, Clerk Sharon Glessing noted. Also, the board reviewed and approved a two-year extension for two conditional use permits.

Oct. 12 Winsted Twp. meeting
The next Winsted Township meeting has been changed to Wednesday, Oct. 12, Clerk Susan Goebel reported. Typically, meetings take place the second Thursday of each month.

The fall sign and road inspection is planned for Sunday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m., with an alternate date of Sunday, Oct. 2.

Also, the culvert on 220th Street has been replaced.

The Winsted fire unit cost will remain the same, Goebel added.

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