Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors Meeting, October 11, 2017, 7:00 pm

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

October 11, 2017

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • October Claims
  • September 13, September 18, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report
  2. Bank reconciliation
  3. IRS report and PERA forms
  4. Discuss closing flood mitigation accounts and opening account for solar project

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Credit Cards
    1. How and when to use procedure
  2. School Referendum Election update

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Blighted properties

  New Business

  1. Procedure for purchase orders

Old Business

  1. Roadside vegetative management update
    1. Sprayer spec options and costs
  2. Roads
    1. Discuss status
      1. Update on Albers Trail culvert installation at the Becker Cartway.
      2. Review Cartway issues and options with flow and drainage.
      3. Ditch work at Sanford on Baldwin – review project start schedule.
      4. County Ditch assessments – Ditch 22.
      5. Salt Sand review and costing.
      6. Fall road top cut to reduce snow fence buildup at road edges and facilitate spring material reclamation.
      7. Pond mowing
      8. Becca Carlson – outreach to create a walking path and mowed trail at Central Pond
  1. Equipment Purchase
    1. Review Mounted Roller choice for grader /render decision for order Dec. 17 or Jan. 18.
  1. Notice Board : Review of what’s left to be done on the notice board
  2. Rice County No. 1 water runoff plan discussion.

Upcoming Meetings

  • Intergovernmental Meeting, October 18, 2017, at 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Planning and Zoning meeting, October 26, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, October 30  at 2:30pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • School Referendum Meeting, November 2, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Board of Supervisors meeting, November 8, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

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Board of Supervisors Agenda for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

September 13, 2017

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

Closed Meeting to review clerk and treasurer responsibilities.

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • September Claims
  • August 9, August 28, September 6, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Update on FEMA invoice request – still in process.
  2. Dundas Tax Repayment update – need to add amount of gravel on Decker Ave.
  3. Boy Scout sign update

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Possible TV and laptop for township use.

New Business

Old Business

  1. Flood Mitigation Projects
    1. Signs per DNR grant agreement
  2. Roadside vegetative management update
    1. Sprayer spec options to be obtained by Oct. 1
  3. Roads
    1. Discuss schedule to clean and rebuild ditches
    2. Identify buyer for retriever and blade
    3. Remove roller cart and weight from shop
    4. Identify roller for back of grader for ordering in Jan/Feb.
    5. Les Sanford ditch –
      1. Review cost and purchase items necessary to complete ditch repair

Upcoming Meetings

  • Board of Supervisors meeting, October 11, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, September 25  at 1:00pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Planning and Zoning meeting, September 28, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

Agenda for August 9, 2017, Board of Supervisors Meeting

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

August 9, 2017

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 12, July 24, July 27 project meeting, July 27 joint meeting, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Update on FEMA invoice request
  2. Dundas Tax Repayment update
  3. Letter head
  4. Permit application
  5. Boy Scout sign update

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Update on Joint Powers with Rice County
  3. Update on records from Benny Svien
  4. Transfer simple permit activity to Clerk
  5. Discuss new comp plan parameters

New Business

Old Business

  1. Flood Mitigation Projects
    1. Signs per DNR grant agreement
  2. Roadside vegetative management
  3. Roads
    1. Discuss purchase of roller for Grader
    2. Discuss state statute regarding speed limits in rural areas and signage
  4. Project Meeting – note that there are two scheduled for this month

Upcoming Meetings

  • Board of Supervisors meeting, September 13, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, August 14  at 1:00pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, August 28, at 1:00pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Planning and Zoning meeting, August 31, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

Agenda for July 12, 2017, Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors Meeting

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

July 12, 2017

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 14, June 21, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Mail
  2. Use of town hall by Millstone HOA
  3. Sign DNR reimbursement request
  4. Dundas Tax Repayment

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Reschedule Joint meeting with Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission.
    • Suggest July 27, 2017, 6:30pm

New Business

Old Business

  1. Flood Mitigation Projects
    1. Signs per DNR grant agreement
  2. Roadside vegetative management
  3. Roads
    1. Gravel and Dust spraying update
    2. Baseline Maintenance agreement from Dennis Luebbe

Goals& Projects for the Year

  • Town Code (Planning and Zoning)
  • Update of the Comprehensive Plan
  • Rice County Planning and Zoning requests
    • Roads
    • Cluster Housing
    • Senior Housing
    • Commercial/Industrial Opportunity
  • Northfield Annexation
  • Formal study of city versus township
  • Road History – which cartways to keep and cemetery roads
  • Complete Timberlane project
  • Talk about Township L&R process for government funding for township roads
  • Work with Northfield and Dundas on Flood Mitigation Projects.

Upcoming Meetings

  • Board of Supervisors meeting, August 9, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Intergovernmental Meeting, July 19, 2017, 7pm Northfield Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, July 24  at 1:00pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Planning and Zoning meeting, July 27, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

Agenda for June 14, 2017, Board of Supervisors Meeting

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

June 14, 2017

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • June  Claims
  • May 10, May 22, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Mail
  2. Sign DNR reimbursement request

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Reschedule Joint meeting with Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission.

New Business

  1. Resolutions requested by Rice County

Old Business

  1. Flood Mitigation Projects
    1. Signs per DNR grant agreement
  2. Roadside vegetative management – spraying update
  3. Roads
    1. Gravel and Dust spraying update

Goals& Projects for the Year

  • Town Code (Planning and Zoning)
  • Update of the Comprehensive Plan
  • Rice County Planning and Zoning requests
    • Roads
    • Cluster Housing
    • Senior Housing
    • Commercial/Industrial Opportunity
  • Northfield Annexation
  • Formal study of city versus township
  • Road History – which cartways to keep and cemetery roads
  • Complete Timberlane project
  • Talk about Township L&R process for government funding for township roads
  • Work with Northfield and Dundas on Flood Mitigation Projects.

 

Upcoming Meetings

  • Board of Supervisors meeting, July 12, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, June 26  at 1:00pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Planning and Zoning meeting, June 29, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

 

Adjourn

Agenda for Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

May 10, 2017

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

 

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • May  Claims
  • April 17, April 12, April 25, May 1, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report

 

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Mail
  2. Meeting Calendar

 

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Request from Dundas Solar for extension to begin construction
  3. Jurisdiction for Rice County C.U.P.s
  4. Joint meeting with Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission on Thursday, May 25.

 

New Business

 

Old Business

  1. Flood Mitigation Projects
    1. Resolution for review and maintenance of flood structures – sign
    2. Edgebrook Meeting

 

  1. Roadside vegetative management –
    1. “No Mow” sign and agreement

 

  1. Roads
    1. Gravel

 

Goals& Projects for the Year

  • Town Code (Planning and Zoning)
  • Update of the Comprehensive Plan
  • Rice County Planning and Zoning requests
    • Roads
    • Cluster Housing
    • Senior Housing
    • Commercial/Industrial Opportunity
  • Northfield Annexation
  • Formal study of city versus township
  • Road History – which cartways to keep and cemetery roads
  • Complete Timberlane project
  • Talk about Township L&R process for government funding for township roads
  • Work with Northfield and Dundas on Flood Mitigation Projects.

 

Upcoming Meetings

  • Board of Supervisors meeting, June 14, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Flood Mitigation Meetings, Mondays at 1:00pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Planning and Zoning meeting, May 25, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Joint meeting with Planning and Zoning, May 25th, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

 

Adjourn

Board of Supervisors Meeting April 12, 2017

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

April 12, 2017

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

Reorganization of Bridgewater Township

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • April  Claims
  • March 8, March 13, March 14, March 27, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Mail

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Request to purchase additional chairs from Planning Commissioners

New Business

Old Business

  1. Flood Mitigation Projects
  2. Roadside vegetative management –
    1. Mailing
    2. “No Mow” sign and agreement
  3. CSAH 1
  4. Roads
    1. Reschedule Road Meeting

Closed Meeting – to cover legal matters

Upcoming Meetings

  • Board of Supervisors meeting, May 10, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Flood Mitigation Meetings, Mondays at 1:00pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Planning and Zoning meeting, April 27, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Joint meeting with Planning and Zoning, May 25th, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Intergovernmental Meeting, April 19, 2017, 7pm, Waterford Town Hall

Adjourn

Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for March 8, 2017

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

March 8, 2017

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:

Introduction of Guests:

Approval of Agenda:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items:

Approval of Minutes & Claims

  • March  Claims
  • February 8, February 11, February 27, March 3, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report

 

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Mail

 

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Completed Building and Septic Permits for 2016 and 2017 and those carrying forward

 

New Business

  1. LIDAR Presentation by Gaston Lopez (Carleton)
  2. Agenda for Annual Meeting on March 14, 2017

 

Old Business

  1. Flood Mitigation Projects

 

  1. Roadside vegetative management –
    1. Updates
  2. CSAH 1
  3. Roads
    1. Reschedule Road Meeting
    2. Gravel Discussion

 

Upcoming Meetings

  • Board of Supervisors meeting, April 12, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Flood Mitigation Meetings, Mondays at 1:00pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Planning and Zoning meeting, March 30, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

 

Adjourn

Annual Meeting and Elections

 

Notice is hereby given that the Election of Township Officers and Annual Meeting of Bridgewater Township will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 8:15pm.

Officers up for election as follows:

-One Supervisor – three year term

– One Treasurer – two 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 21, 2017 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 14, 2017 at 3pm.

Board of Supervisors Agenda for February 8, 2017

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 11, January 17, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Mail
  2. Approval of Election Judges
  3. Approval of Election notice in paper
  4. Township Newsletter
  5. Cleaning town hall

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Completed Building and Septic Permits for 2016 and 2017 and those carrying forward

New Business

  1. Agenda for Annual Meeting on March 14, 2017
  2. County Commissioners meeting update
  3. Tax repayment invoice to Dundas/information from Cty Assessor
  4. Sign recent resolutions and forward to Rice County
  5. Intersection project for Cty Rd 8 and Hwy 3

Old Business

  1. Flood Mitigation Projects
    1. Berm on Central Pond
  2. Roadside vegetative management –
    1. Updates
  3. CSAH 1
  4. Roads
    1. Discuss agenda for upcoming road meeting on February 13, 2017

Upcoming Meetings

  • Board of Supervisors meeting, March 8, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Flood Mitigation Meetings, Mondays at 1:00pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Road Meeting, Monday, February 13, 2017, 1pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Planning and Zoning meeting, February 23, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn