Amor Township Minutes For
August 11, 2021
Meeting was called to order by Chairman Eric Roberts. Others in attendance were Supervisor Mike Holstrom, Supervisor Kerry Baumgartner, Clerk Brenda Hildebrand, Treasurer Lori Holmgren, Jim Batcha, Dain Peterson, and Chuck Erickson.
Pledge allegiance was recited.
Minutes were read and a motion was made by Holstrom to accept, seconded by Baumgartner and carried.
Treasurer’s report was given with a checkbook ending balance of $671,555.90. Baumgartner made a motion to accept, seconded by Holstrom and carried.
Baumgartner made a motion to approve and pay claims #4973-4992 with payroll, and 3 automatic withdrawals. It was seconded by Holstrom and carried.
Holstrom had met with the township attorneys concerning the easement between the Peterson and Batcha properties. The easement is considered a private easement not a township easement so the township has no authority to change or vacate the easement. The clerk will send the letter from the attorneys to Batcha and the Petersons.
Holstrom will be checking into the gravel issues.
Roberts was looking into a new blade system for the grader. The cost is $2,353.10 for the system. Motion by Holstrom to approve, seconded by Baumgartner and carried.
Chuck Erickson asked if the board could approve removal of the Amur Maples in the tree rows by the hall. He will contact Ben Hovde and have him remove them.
Holstrom gave the fire report. Due to the dry weather, there have been several more calls. New rescue rig is working out well.
Board discussed the old spray tanker in the back and what to do with it. Mike will get the specs together and put it up for sealed bids.
With no further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned at 7:58 pm.
Respectfully submitted by,