December 5, 2022 minutes

Alexandria Township

Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Minutes of the meeting of December 5, 2022

A regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Alexandria Township was held on the 5th day of December, 2022 at the Alexandria Township Conference Room, 324 Broadway and via teleconference.

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

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

Wright, seconded by Dahlheimer, made a motion to approve the minutes of the 11/21/2022 regular board meeting as written.  Motion carried unanimously.

Dahlheimer, seconded by Butz, made a motion to authorize payment of claims 22228 – 22245 in the amount of $113,401.30, net payroll $15,702.93, EFTPS $3,470.56 totaling $132,574.79 with a transfer of funds from savings of $132,000.00.  Motion carried unanimously.


PLANNING AND ZONING: Zoning Administrator Oleson provided an update on the Airway Lane lot.  He reported that the erosion control logs have been installed.  All docks and lifts not deemed for personal use have been removed from the property.  Oleson has not received a copy of the survey that was to have been completed delineating the amount of impervious coverage and disturbed acreage.

Engineer Kuhn explained the requirements for a stormwater plan and MPCA rules.  He stated an approved permit was received from the MPCA on November 2, 2022.  Kuhn had received a driveway permit application and approved it.  No stormwater plan has been submitted to date.

Consensus to hold the building permit on this property until all issues have been resolved.  Kuhn and Oleson to make a site visit to check on the existing erosion control measures that have been taken.

Oleson reported that changes have been made on the general application form to address fill, grading, etc.  He mentioned that the zoning subcommittee could do a review of the form for further changes.



NEW BUSINESS:  Clerk Raisanen presented Resolution 22-04, a resolution for determining a polling place designation for 2023.  Dahlheimer, seconded by Butz, made a motion to designate Good Shepherd Church, 2702 Highway 29 North, Alexandria, MN, as the polling place for all elections in 2023.  Roll:  Wright, Butz, Dahlheimer, Eldevik – yes.  Opposed:  none.  Motion carried unanimously.

Clerk Raisanen reported that the contract with the Lakes Area Humane Society expires at the end of the year.  Since the contract is an auto-renewal, no board action was required.

Clerk Raisanen stated January 6, 2023 has been tentatively set for the township Christmas party.

Being no further business, Dahlheimer, seconded by Butz, made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

Respectfully submitted….


Gregg Raisanen, Clerk

Approved this ____ day of ________, 2022


Rod Eldevik, Chairman