January 23, 2019 minutes

Alexandria Township

Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Minutes of the meeting of January 23, 2019

A regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Alexandria Township was held on the 23rd day of January, 2019 at the Alexandria Township Conference Room, 324 Broadway.

ROLL CALL:  Supervisors present were Jeff Oberg, Joel Dahlheimer, Rod Eldevik and Jerry Wright.  Also present were Gregg Raisanen, Clerk, and Mona Billmark, Treasurer.  As said members formed a quorum and the meeting was called to order by Chairman Eldevik at 6:00 p.m.

Wright, seconded by Oberg, made a motion to adopt the agenda as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Oberg, seconded by Wright, made a motion to approve the minutes of the 1/07/19 regular board meeting as written.  Motion carried unanimously.

Dahlheimer, seconded by Oberg, made a motion to authorize payment of claims 19013 – 19020 in the amount of $7,283.17, EFTPS $1,314.96 totaling $8,598.13 and a transfer of funds from savings of $8,100.00.  Motion carried unanimously.


PLANNING AND ZONING:  Zoning Administrator Oleson contacted the title company with regard to recording of the drainage easement in the Victoria Estates, 1st addition plat.  Zoning Administrator Oleson drafted a legal description, which is being reviewed by the township attorney, for recording.

Zoning Administrator Oleson provided the board an update of a few other zoning enforcement issues.

ENGINEER’S REPORT:  Clerk Raisanen reported that landowners along S. Crestwood Drive have responded to the letter sent by the township inquiring about the possible paving of this section of road.  Although the majority were in favor of the project, there was not unanimous support; therefore, a petition would have to be circulated and a public hearing held to complete this work.  A letter will be sent to residents explaining the process.

Oberg, seconded by Wright, made a motion to authorize Engineer Kuhn to advertise for bids for the overlay of Crestwood Drive.  Motion carried unanimously.


NEW BUSINESS:  Clerk Raisanen reported township lobby day is scheduled for February 19th and that a bus will be provided to transport any interested supervisors.

Being no further business Oberg, seconded by Dahlheimer, made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Meeting adjourned at 6:20 p.m.

Respectfully submitted….


Gregg Raisanen, Clerk

Approved this ____ day of ________, 2019


Rod Eldevik, Chairman