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Townships tally up Tuesday’s election
March 18, 2013
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By Starrla Cray
Staff Writer

WRIGHT, CARVER, McLEOD COUNTIES, MN – Results have been tallied for townships that conducted elections Tuesday.

Annual meetings took place after the polls closed, and levies were set for 2014.

Victor Township
There were 32 voters in Victor Township.

Incumbent Burton Horsch was re-elected as supervisor with 31 votes. David Anderson received one vote.

Incumbent Sean Gross was re-elected as treasurer with one vote.

At the annual meeting, the levy was approved with no change from last year. The future purchase of a tandem truck was discussed, and will be considered at a special township meeting after it has been thoroughly researched.

Woodland Township
Seventy-five ballots were cast in Woodland Township.

Barry Pawelk was elected as supervisor with 56 votes. Dick Borrell received 19 votes.

Paula LaVigne was re-elected as treasurer with 70 votes.

At the annual meeting, the levy was approved with no change from last year.

Marysville Township
There were 39 voters in Marysville Township, and incumbent supervisor Dick Sawatzke was re-elected unanimously.

Stockholm Township
In Stockholm Township, the two three-year-term supervisors who were elected are Larry DeRosier and Darlene Lind. The two-year-term supervisor elected is David Jorgensen.

In addition, incumbent treasurer Cecilie Sangren was re-elected for a two-year term.

At the annual meeting, the 2014 levy was approved at $290,000, which is $15,000 higher than last year, due to a possible Rhoades Avenue project with Wright County.

Middleville Township
There were 27 voters in Middleville Township, and incumbents James Raymond, supervisor; and Judy Forst, treasurer, were re-elected unanimously.

The 2014 levy was approved at $286,000, which is the same as last year.

Bergen Township
Bergen Township’s elections take place in the fall, but residents still participate in an annual meeting in the spring.

The 2014 levy was set at $30,000 for the general fund, $130,000 for the road and bridge fund (a $10,000 decrease from last year), and $25,000 for fire protection (a $5,000) decrease from last year).

A committee is being formed to explore options for housing the township maintenance equipment in the future. If any township residents are interested in being a part of this committee, they should contact a township supervisor.

Winsted Township
Winsted Township’s elections take place in the fall, but residents still participate in an annual meeting in the spring.

The 2014 levy was set for $207,000, which is the same as last year.

At the annual meeting, it was also decided to apply about 5,000 yards of gravel to test the use of dust coating to preserve binding agents in the gravel.

Hollywood Township
Hollywood Township’s elections take place in the fall, but residents still participate in an annual meeting in the spring.

The levy will remain the same as last year. The general fund was set at $65,000, and the road and bridge fund was set at $120,000.

Residents voted to keep wooded lots “as is,” and also voted to table the possibility of putting new mailboxes on township roads until next year.

The potential need for a new truck was also discussed, and residents agreed to let the board decide if the purchase should be made.

Camden Township
Camden Township’s elections take place in the fall, but residents still participate in an annual meeting in the spring.

The 2014 levy was set at $150,000, and the fire fund was set at $59,000. This is a $50,000 decrease from last year.

Residents discussed the possibility of the township providing dust control for more roads, primarily the sections receiving new gravel this year and last year.

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