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Meeting Minutes

 

MINDEN TOWNSHIP 

APPROVED MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 12, 2023

7:00 pm

 

Members in attendance: Mark Ebnet, Pam Benoit, Steve Simones, Esther Ebnet and Cynthia Abraham

 

  1. Call to order

  2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Pam Benoit made a motion to approve the agenda with the following additions. Second by Mark Ebnet. Visitors: Renee Strang, New Business: Postcard for Twp Finances 2024, Elections for Twp, Old Business: MS4 requirements or compliance

4. Pam Benoit made a motion to approve the minutes from November 14, 2023 as read by clerk. Second by Steve Simones, motion carried

5. Pam Benoit, made a motion to approve the claims as submitted Second by Steve Simones motion carried.

6. Steve Simone’s made a motion to approve the treasurer’s report as submitted and displayed on the screen. Second by Pam Benoit. Motion Carried.  Disbursements; monthly claims $14,589.60, payroll $1,157.80, total Disbursements $15,747.40. Income; F&M bank $21.48 for checking interest, state of Minnesota $73.32 for a OSI Fines, State of Mn $2,947.47 Ag market value credit, Benton County Auditor $136,515.60 November Settlement, Total income $139,557.87. Cash on hand; checkbook balance $196,411.79, CDs, $123,804.24, total cash on hand $320,216.03

7. Steve Simones made a motion to have the polls open for the township elections from 4:00 pm to 8:00pm, and order 50 ballots for this election. Second by Mark Ebnet. Motion carried.   

8. Steve Simones made a motion to accept Lynne Welsh, Connie Pilarski, and Esther Ebnet as the Election Judges for the Twp Elections, with Dan Pilarski and Deb Schreifels as Alternates if necessary. Second by Pam Benoit, Motion carried.

9. Steve Simones made motion to conduct a work session for required MS4 training and orderly annexation with Sauk Rapids on Monday December 18, 2024 at 5:00 pm Second by Pam Benoit. Motion carried. 

10. Meeting attended by board members: none

11. Steve Simone’s made a motion to change the Treasurers and Clerk positions changed from elected to appointed, added to the March 12, 2024 ballot with a second by. Pam Benoit.  Motion carried.

12. Steve Simones made a motion to adjourn meeting at 8:50, Second by Pam Benoit, Motion carried.

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