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Township roundup – 10/31/11
Oct. 31, 2011

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

Hollywood Twp. interviews maintenance worker candidates
The Hollywood Township board has had three meetings to interview candidates for the maintenance position, and is planning to hire someone on or before its regular meeting Monday, Nov. 14, Clerk Becky Burns noted.

At the Oct. 10 meeting, the board discussed its clerk record scanning project. The township is scanning the record books to preserve the information and to make it easier for residents to access information.

When the project is complete (most likely by the end of November), the township will offer a DVD featuring scanned copies of the records for $25. The books cover the year 1928 through 2005.

Also, the township received an update on the fiber optic installation project, and heard that it went well, with minimal impact to township roads.

Bergen Twp. repairs frost boils
Frosts boils on 160th Street, 175th Street, Zero Avenue, and 167th Street have been repaired, and gravel will be added as needed, according to Clerk Amy Meyer.

At the October meeting, the board approved the use of the township election equipment for the upcoming Lester Prairie School District referendum, if needed.

NG project to cost Camden Twp.
New Germany’s water and sewer project will cost Camden Township $5,000 for service to its town hall, located in New Germany, Clerk Roger Sauerbrey noted.

In other business, the Camden Township board recently signed 2012 fire contracts with Mayer, New Germany, and Norwood Young America. Plato has not signed yet.

Also, the township grader will be receiving new rear tires.

At the October meeting, the board heard that Carver County is researching ways to save money by sharing equipment and staff.

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