McLEOD, CARVER, WRIGHT COUNTIES, MN Three area townships have updates this week:
Winsted Township seeks election judges
Winsted Township is looking for election judges, which are paid positions with paid training. Anyone interested in serving can contact Clerk Susan Goebel at (320) 485-3552.
The board recently approved the large assembly permit for Winstock. Also, gravel bids were received, and the board will meet Sunday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. at Dale Guenigsman’s home to review and award the contract.
The township’s annual meeting is set for Tuesday, March 13 at 8 p.m. in the Vollmer Room of Winsted City Hall. The next regular meeting will be Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the Vollmer Room.
High-speed Internet to be offered in Hollywood Twp.
At its February meeting, the Hollywood Township board approved an agreement with the city of Cologne to allow the city to offer its high-speed Internet service in the township. Residents interested in this service can go to www.cologne-isp.net or call (952) 466-2184.
Also, the board presented maintenance options for 22nd Street and Wagon Avenue, Clerk Becky Burns reported. After discussing options with the public, the board decided to continue the current maintenance plan. The township will work with Carver County to get additional signage to reduce extra traffic in that area.
Hollywood Township heard from Carver County that enhancements are being made to the emergency communication equipment on the communications tower.
The township’s board of appeal and equalization meeting is set for Monday, April 9 at 6 p.m. at the township shed. The annual meeting will be Tuesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the township shed.
Middleville Twp. discusses levy
Middleville Township’s February meeting included discussion about the proposed levy for the Tuesday, March 13 annual meeting, Clerk Joey Berg reported.
The proposed amount is $286,000, about $50,000 higher than last year, mainly due to upcoming gravel needs and expected fuel costs.
The township’s next regular meeting will be Monday, March 12, instead of the second Tuesday of the month, due to the annual meeting.