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

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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

Board of Supervisors Agenda for December 13, 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

  • December Claims
  • November 8, November 27, 2017 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. Budget Summary report for next year’s budget
  7. Community Resources Bank – CD forms

Clerk’s Report-

  1. Annual Polling Place Designation – sign resolution
  2. Mail – Minnesota Association of Townships Insurance forms
  3. Reschedule project meeting for December

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Blighted properties update
  3. Review of fee schedule for lot splits

  New Business

  1. Local Economies GDP vs GPI

Old Business

  1. Roads
    1. Discuss status
    2. Equipment Purchase

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. Noxious Weed Grant Form

Upcoming Meetings

  • Planning and Zoning meeting, December 28, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Project Meetings, Monday, December 18  at 2:30pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Board of Supervisors meeting, January 10, 2018, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

Board of Supervisors Agenda for Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Bridgewater Township Board of Supervisors

County of Rice, State of Minnesota

November 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

  • November Claims
  • October 11, November 3, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    • Sign Minutes

 

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Treasurer’s Report
  2. Bank reconciliation
  3. PERA forms
  4. IRS Update/EFT form
  5. Budget Summary report for next year’s budget

 

Clerk’s Report-

  1. School Referendum Election update
  2. Annual Polling Place Designation
  3. Joint meeting with Planning and Zoning to listen to the Army Corps of Engineers regarding dredge materials – Thursday, November 30th, 7pm.
  4. Mail

 

Planning & Zoning

  1. Staff Report
  2. Permit to remove tanks? Is it needed?
  3. Blighted properties update
  4. Solar Garden update
  5. Rice County C.U.P Update

 

  New Business

  1. Road maintenance test mailing

 

Old Business

  1. Roadside vegetative management update
  2. Roads
    1. Discuss status

 

  1. Equipment Purchase

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

 

 

Upcoming Meetings

  • Planning and Zoning meeting, November 30, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Joint Board of Supervisors and P&Z Commission, November 30, 2017, 7pm
  • Project Meetings, Monday, November 27  at 2:30pm, Bridgewater Town Hall
  • Board of Supervisors meeting, December 13, 2017, 7pm Bridgewater Town Hall

Adjourn

NORTHFIELD SCHOOL LEVY PRESENTATION

AN EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATION BY THE
SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDANT
On November 7, 2017, Northfield Public Schools residents will be asked to vote on two important potential changes: increasing the operating levy and authorizing the District to sell $109 million in bonds for the purpose of implementing the Master Facilities Plan. Come to the presentation for more details!
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 @ 7PM
Bridgewater Town Hall
500 Railway Street, Dundas