Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors Agenda for August 8, 2018, 7:00pm

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

August 8, 2018

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • August Claims
  • July 11, 18, 30, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report
  2. Bank reconciliation
  3. Revenue Report
  4. PERA forms
  5. IRS Update/EFT form
  6. Quarterly reports for solar project
  7. Budget update

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Upcoming Meetings:
  2. Mail

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Timberlane blight update
  3. Rice County C.U.P authority update
  4. Meeting Scot Rosevold end of August

New Business

  1. Transfer 150th Street – shared driveway
  2. Bolton & Menk proposal
  3. Personnel Status

Old Business

  1. Strategic Plan
    1. Planning process review Proposal
    2. Status Update
  1. Roads
    1. Fall cutting
    2. Spraying versus mowing around ponds discussion
    3. Tree trimming for machinery preservation. (Sanford)
    4. Bridge Tree clean-up and removal (Sanford)
    5. 115th Street
    6. “Permits Required” signs at township boarders
    7. Equestrian signs for 140th Street
  1. Noxious Weeds
    1. Wild Parsnip grant project
    2. Fall Mowing?

Upcoming Meetings

  • Planning and Zoning meeting, August 30, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, August 27, 2018, 1pm  Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Board of Supervisors meeting, September 12, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

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Agenda for July 11, 2018, Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors Meeting

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

July 11, 2018

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

 

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • July Claims
  • June 13, 22, 25, 28,and July 6, 2018 Meeting Minutes

 

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report
  2. Bank reconciliation
  3. Revenue Report
  4. PERA forms
  5. IRS Update/EFT form
  6. Quarterly reports for solar project
  7. Budget update

 

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Upcoming Meetings:
    1. Project meeting on July 30.
  2. Mail
  3. Appoint Judges

 

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Set Date for meeting with Supervisor, Greg S., Darrel G., Scot R., and Brauns.

 

New Business

  1. Planning and Zoning immediate priorities
  2. Report for Rice County
  3. “Permits Required” signs at township boarders

 

Old Business

  1. Strategic Plan
    1. Planning process review Proposal
    2. Resolution 2018-09
  2. Roads
    1. Mower Purchase/Fall cutting
    2. Novotny/Tuma rock issue in ditches
    3. Fall brush removal/mowing (pond mowing) in addition to top cut – discussion
    4. Tree trimming for machinery preservation. (Sanford)
    5. Bridge Tree clean-up and removal (Sanford)
    6. 115th Street
  3. Noxious Weeds
    1. Wild Parsnip grant project
    2. Fall Mowing?

 

Upcoming Meetings

  • Planning and Zoning meeting, July 26, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, July 30, 2018, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Board of Supervisors meeting, August 8, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

Agenda for Board of Supervisors Meeting, June 13, 2018, 7:00pm

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

June 13, 2018

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

  • Robert Tuma (rock in ditches)

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • June Claims
  • May 9 and 21, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report
  2. Bank reconciliation
  3. Revenue Report
  4. PERA forms
  5. IRS Update/EFT form
  6. Quarterly reports for solar project
  7. Budget update

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Upcoming Meetings:
    1. Project meeting on June 25.
  2. Mail – FEMA request
  3. Petty Cash
  4. Gravel for individuals/sales tax

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Variances
  3. Meeting on June 25 and set agenda
  4. Driveway Permit
  5. Schimek
  6. Names for Dundas Planning Commission

New Business

  1. Planning-study committee group update.
  2. Comp Plan Outline
  3. Codification timeline
  4. “Permits Required” signs at township boarders

Old Business

  1. Flood Project follow up.
    1. DNR/Corps of Engineer – Central Pond intake construction signoff (find submission date)
      1. Easement with Seeds Farm
    2. Central Pond SWCS Conservation Status
  1. Roads
    1. Gravel
    2. Dust Control
    3. Order Tractor/loader
    4. Rent tractor for top cut
    5. Town hall location meeting with Dennis B.
  1. Noxious Weeds
    1. Wild Parsnip grant project

Upcoming Meetings

  • Planning and Zoning meeting, June 28, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, June 25, 2018, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Board of Supervisors meeting, July 11, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for April 11, 2018

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • April Claims
  • March 14, 17, 21, 26, and 29, and April 5, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report
  2. Bank reconciliation
  3. Revenue Report
  4. PERA forms
  5. IRS Update/EFT form
  6. Quarterly reports for solar project

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Upcoming Meetings:
    1. Intergovernmental Meeting – April 18 , 7pm
    2. Joint Dundas Meeting – April 25 , 7pm
    3. Review project meeting on April 30, 1pm.
  2. Mail
  3. Intergovernmental Meeting Agenda

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Potential changes to Ag building code
  3. Century Link – ROW equipment maintenance request
  4. MN Code book acquisition.

New Business

  1. Topics for Dundas joint meeting
  2. Planning-study committee group timeline.

Old Business

  1. Flood Project follow up.
  2. Distribution of existing comp plan
  3. Roads
    1. 115th street plan for use during reconstruction – dust control measure, pre and post gravel depths, traffic counts, and gravel loss
    2. Pre-construction meeting
    3. Ray Simon driveway
    4. Sale of retriever
    5. Gravel will begin when road restrictions are off.

Upcoming Meetings

  • Planning and Zoning meeting, April 26, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, April 30, 2018, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Board of Supervisors meeting, May 9, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Intergovernmental Meeting, April 18, 2018, 7pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Joint Meeting with Dundas, April 25, 2018, 7pm, Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

Board of Supervisors Agenda, Wednesday March 14, 2018

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

March 14, 2018

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

Gary Rock – Land concerns

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • March Claims
  • February 14, 21, 26, and March 7, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report
  2. Bank reconciliation
  3. Revenue Report
  4. PERA forms
  5. IRS Update/EFT form
  6. Quarterly reports for solar project

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Upcoming Meetings:
    1. Joint P&Z Meeting – March 17, 10:30am
    2. Joint Dundas Meeting – March 21 (??) , 7pm
    3. ReOrg Meeting – March 21?
  2. Mail
  3. Need garbage service for town hall
  4. Intergovernmental Meeting Agenda

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Gravel Bonds (SMC’s bond is up in April)

New Business

  1. Topics for Dundas joint meeting
    1. Annexation payment process – determining properties to include
    2. Flood mitigation in annex areas
    3. General concerns
  2. Road Supervisor

Old Business

  1. Flood Project

Upcoming Meetings

  • Planning and Zoning meeting, March 29, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, March 26, 2018, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Board of Supervisors meeting, April 11, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Intergovernmental Meeting, April 18, 2018, 7pm, Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

Annual Meeting Agenda

Bridgewater Township Annual Meeting

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

March 13, 2018

Agenda

  • Convene the meeting
    • Pledge of allegiance
    • Elect Moderator
    • Call for a motion to approve the agenda
    • Distribute the 2017 Minutes
    • Call for a motion approving the 2017 Annual Meeting Minutes
    • Call for a motion to set next year’s meeting for March 12, 2019 at 8:15pm
  • Treasurer reports – Brad Pfahning
    • Treasurer’s report
    • Reading of the Financial Audit Report
    • Budget Presentation
  • Flood Project Update – Gary Ebling and Glen Castore
  • Township Roads
    • Gravel Plans – Gary Ebling
    • Equipment – Gary Ebling
    • Roadside Vegetation – John Holden
    • Town Hall Relocation – Kathleen Doran Norton
  • Fire Association – Paul Liebenstein
  • Planning and Zoning – John Holden
  • Levy – Brad Pfahning
    • Proposal and discussion of 2018 levy
    • Call for motion to approve the 2018 levy
  • Announce Election Results
  • Announce retirement of Dennis Brown and Kathleen Doran-Norton
  • General announcements and community direction to the board.

Adjourn

Township Elections

Annual Meeting and Election Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Election of Township Officers and Annual Meeting of Bridgewater Township will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 8:15pm.  Officers up for election as follows:

-One Supervisor – three year term

Voting hours will be from 10:00am to 8:00pm.  Canvass of votes will take place following the closing of the polls.

Annual Meeting will convene at 8:15pm to conduct all business necessary as prescribed by law.  In the case of inclement weather, the Annual Meeting and Election will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at:

Bridgewater Town Hall

500 Railway Street

Dundas, MN  55019

Any persons wishing to vote by absentee ballot may do so by contacting the Rice County Auditor’s Office in Faribault, MN up until March 13, 2018 at 3:00pm.

Frances Boehning

Bridgewater Township Clerk

Candidate Forum

A candidate forum will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7:30pm at:

Bridgewater Town Hall

500 Railway Street

Dundas, MN  55019

The public is invited to attend.

-Frances Boehning

Bridgewater Township Clerk

Bridgewater Board of Supervisors Agenda for Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • February Claims
  • January 10, 16, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report
  2. Bank reconciliation
  3. Revenue Report
  4. PERA forms
  5. IRS Update/EFT form
  6. Quarterly reports for solar project

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Dundas annexation tax – short funds – no response
  2. Election update
  3. Upcoming Meetings:
    1. Audit Meeting – Reschedule
    2. Candidate Forum – March 7, 7pm
    3. Joint P&Z Meeting – March 17, 10:30am
    4. Joint Dundas Meeting – March 21, 7pm
  4. Mail

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Fee Schedule
  3. Logistics for Comus Junction discussion

New Business

  1. Topics for Dundas joint meeting
    1. Annexation payment process – determining properties to include
    2. Flood mitigation in annex areas
    3. General concerns
  2. Topics for Annual Meeting
  3. Road Supervisor

Old Business

Upcoming Meetings

  • Planning and Zoning meeting, February 22, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Audit Meeting, ??, 2018, 10:30pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, February 26, 2018, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Board of Supervisors meeting, March 14, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

Agenda for Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors Meeting, January 10, 2018

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

January 10, 2018

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • January Claims
  • December 13, 26, 2017 and January 8 2018 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report
  2. Bank reconciliation
  3. Revenue Report
  4. PERA forms
  5. IRS Update/EFT form
  6. Quarterly reports for solar project

Clerk’s Report-

  1. A.T. forms
    1. Worker’s Comp – Brad Pfahning was completing per last month
    2. Town Hall Replacement forms – Gary Ebling was completing per last month
  2. Plan Joint Meeting with P&Z and Board of Supervisors – late February or early March
  3. Dundas annexation tax – short funds
  4. DMV tabs notice
  5. Noxious weed inspector
  6. Larry Alderks term is up for Dundas P&Z. Determine names to submit.
  7. Meeting time for Budget Meeting
  8. Concern regarding Peter Tiede working with another township

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Semon’s resolution
  3. Mowing around solar development
  4. Lot combination concern
  5. Concern regarding septic review on transferred/privately sold properties

New Business

  1. Discussion with Dennis Luebbe regarding Cty Rd 1
  2. Fire Service budget approval
  3. Topics for Dundas joint meeting
    1. Annexation payment process – determining properties to include
    2. Flood mitigation in annex areas
    3. General concerns
  4. Flood mitigation permit approvals
  5. Strategic Planning for next 10 years (time permitting)

Old Business

  1. 140M Packer meeting outcome.
  2. Relocation strategy

Upcoming Meetings

  • Planning and Zoning meeting, January 25, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Budget Meeting, January 16, 2018, 1:30pm, Bridgewater Town Hall (should this be evening?)
  • Audit Meeting, February 17, 2018, 10:30pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, January 29, 2018, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Board of Supervisors meeting, February 14, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn