April 19, 2021 minutes

Alexandria Township

Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Minutes of the meeting of April 19, 2021

A regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Alexandria Township was held on the 19th day of April, 2021 at the Alexandria Township Conference Room, 324 Broadway.

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

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

Wright, seconded by Butz, made a motion to approve the minutes of the 04/05/21 regular board meeting as written.  Motion carried unanimously.

Dahlheimer, seconded by Butz, made a motion to authorize payment of claims 21077 – 21082 in the amount of $3,489.28, EFTPS of $1,983.34, Net Payroll of $644.92, totaling $6,117.54.  Motion carried unanimously.

CITIZEN’S CONCERNS:  Clerk Raisanen reported that he had signed an acknowledgement for a charitable gaming application submitted by the United Way for a raffle to be held at the Geneva Golf Club on June 14, 2021.

PLANNING AND ZONING:  Zoning Administrator Oleson reported he had received a draft contract proposal from Douglas County for sewer inspection services.  The fees proposed in the contract would remain the same; however, the contract would renew automatically unless either party wanted to make changes prior to the end of the year.  Oberg, seconded by Dahlheimer, made a motion to contract with Douglas County for sewer inspection services under the terms and conditions proposed in the draft agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

Zoning Administrator Oleson reported he had sent a letter in regard to the Douglas Norris property.  The board has received a complaint regarding additional material being stored on the back part of the property.  The board directed Zoning Administrator Oleson to request permission to conduct a site visit to inspect the property. Supervisor Wright will accompany Oleson on the site visit.

The board discussed other township properties.  The board directed Oleson to send a letter to Alden Just and Chris Just.

ENGINEER’S REPORT:  Engineer Kuhn will be preparing a comprehensive blacktop assessment for a future board meeting.  The board discussed the findings from the recent road inspection trip.


NEW BUSINESS:  The board directed Clerk Raisanen to obtain calcium chloride quotes.

The board discussed the need for obtaining gravel quotes.  It was agreed to obtain gravel quotes for up to 3,000 tons to be distributed on multiple township roads.

Being no further business, Dahlheimer, seconded by Butz, made a motion to adjourn the meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 6:47 p.m.

Respectfully submitted….


Gregg Raisanen, Clerk

Approved this ____ day of ________, 2021


Rod Eldevik, Chairman