April 16, 2018 minutes

Alexandria Township

Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Minutes of the meeting of April 16, 2018

A regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Alexandria Township was held on the 16th day of April, 2018 at the Alexandria Township Conference Room, 324 Broadway.

ROLL CALL:  Supervisors present were Joel Dahlheimer, Rod Eldevik, Linda Dokken-McFann, Jeff Oberg and Jerry Wright.  Also present were Gregg Raisanen, Clerk, and Mona Billmark, Treasurer.

Oberg, seconded by Wright, made a motion to adopt the agenda with the addition of internet services added.  Motion carried unanimously.

Dokken-McFann, seconded by Oberg, made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 2, 2018 regular board meeting as written.  Motion carried unanimously.

Dahlheimer, seconded by Dokken-McFann, made a motion to authorize payment of claims 18079 – 18090 in the amount of $16,220.09, EFTPS $1,789.94, net payroll $726.75, totaling $18,736.78. Motion carried unanimously.


The board discussed internet services within the township.  Supervisor Oberg reported that internet services with Century Link in his neighborhood is marginal.  Clerk Raisanen reported that the township has a franchise agreement for cable TV services with Charter; however, no such agreement is in place for internet services.  Supervisor Oberg will circulate a petition with the neighbors to request Century Link upgrade their services in that portion of the township.

PLANNING AND ZONING:  The board discussed drainage in the Victoria Estates subdivision at the end of Pawnee Drive.  The current drainage does not follow the recorded drainage easement and spills onto adjacent property.  The board was in consensus to not take any action at the present time.

ENGINEER’S REPORT:  Engineer Kuhn reported that the township has received approval to proceed with the raising of a portion of E. Lake Jessie Road.  Supervisor Dahlheimer will meet with the adjacent landowners.  Dokken-McFann, seconded by Oberg, made a motion to authorize Engineer Kuhn to finish plans and specs and to obtain written quotations for the construction.  Motion carried unanimously.

NEW BUSINESS: Wright, seconded by Dahlheimer, made a motion to authorize Engineer Kuhn to obtain written quotes for 5,000 tons of Class 5 gravel to be placed on gravel roads.  Motion carried unanimously.

Road inspections will be held on April 28, 2018 beginning at 8:30 AM.

Being no further business, Dahlheimer, seconded by Wright, made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Meeting adjourned at 6:32 p.m.

Respectfully submitted….


Gregg Raisanen, Clerk

Approved this ____ day of ________, 2018


Rod Eldevik, Chairman