November 19, 2018 minutes

Alexandria Township

Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Minutes of the meeting of November 19, 2018

A regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Alexandria Township was held on the 19th day of November, 2018 at the Alexandria Township Conference Room, 324 Broadway.

ROLL CALL:  Supervisors present were Joel Dahlheimer, Rod Eldevik, Linda Dokken-McFann 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.

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

Wright, seconded by Dokken-McFann, made a motion to approve the minutes of the 11/05/2018 regular board meeting as written. Motion carried.

Dahlheimer, seconded by Dokken-McFann, made a motion to authorize payment of claims 18223-18236 in the amount of $10,822.31, EFTPS $1,162.96 totaling $11,985.27 and to authorize a transfer of $10,000.00 from savings into checking.   Motion carried unanimously.





NEW BUSINESS:  Clerk Raisanen provided a recap of the general election.  Just under 1,300 voted at the polls, and the electronic poll pads worked great.  At the end of the night, all numbers balanced.  Voters did not have to wait at the polls.

Clerk Raisanen provided updated copies of Schedule 1, bank statements, and a copy of the 2018 budget.  Total disbursements to date were approximately $670,000, with revenue of $693,000.  To date, revenue and expenditures are in line with the 2018 budget with the exception of general fund spending, which is higher than budgeted.  Expected fund balance at the end of the year is expected to be slightly higher than the beginning fund balance of $975,000.

Clerk Raisanen reported that the contracts for Zoning Administrator services and Township Engineer will expire at the end of the year.  Consensus by the town board to direct Clerk Raisanen to obtain proposals from Hometown Planning and Widseth, Smith and Nolting for those services for 2019.

Supervisor Wright reported that most of the items listed as a result of road inspections have been completed with the exception of some road sign replacements.  Some of the signs are on order and will be replaced once they are received.

Being no further business, Dahlheimer, seconded by Dokken-McFann, made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Meeting adjourned at 6:35 p.m.

Respectfully submitted….


Gregg Raisanen, Clerk

Approved this ____ day of ________, 2018


Rod Eldevik, Chairman