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Township filings open Jan. 1
Dec. 31, 2012

By Starrla Cray
Staff Writer

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Local township residents interested in filing for an open position will soon have their opportunity.

Positions will be offered in the spring township elections.

The filing period starts Tuesday, Jan. 1 and ends Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 5 p.m., with a withdrawal deadline of Thursday, Jan. 17.

There is a filing fee of $2.

Generally, one supervisor and the treasurer positions are up, which feature three-year and two-year terms, respectively.

A few local exceptions are Hollywood, Camden, Bergen, and Winsted townships, which conducted their elections in the fall.

Victor Township
Burton Horsch’s term as supervisor for Victor Township is up, as well as Sean Gross’s term as treasurer.

Residents of Victor Township are eligible for these positions, and may call Clerk Sharon Glessing at (320) 543-3702 for more information or to file.

Middleville Township
In Middleville, Jim Raymond’s term as supervisor is up, as well as Judy Forst’s term as treasurer.

Those interested in filing should either call the township hall at (320) 543-3807, or call Clerk Joey Berg at (612) 247-4348.

Woodland Township
Woodland Township features two open seats. The supervisor position previously held by Ken Pawelk, as well as treasurer Paula Wood Lavigne’s position. (Ken retired in July, and Barry Pawelk was appointed to fill his position until March.)

For more information or to file, contact Clerk Gloria Janikula at (763) 658-4177.

Marysville Township
Marysville Township has one seat open, the supervisor position currently served by Dick Sawatzke.

Those interesting in filing should call Clerk Kathy Ronning at the township hall at (763) 658-4064.

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