Amor Township Minutes For
December 12, 2018
Meeting was called to order by Chairman Eric Roberts. In attendance were Supervisor Mike Holstrom, Supervisor Kerry Baumgartner, Clerk Brenda Hildebrand, Treasurer Lori Holmgren, and Dave Holmgren.
Pledge allegiance was recited.
Minutes were read. Motion to approve minutes made by Holstrom, seconded by Baumgartner and carried.
Treasurer’s report was given with a checkbook ending balance of $596,878.23. Motion to approve made by Holstrom, seconded by Baumgartner and carried.
Supervisor Holstrom made a motion to approve claims and checks #4372-4379; 4380-4385 payroll and 3 automatic withdrawals; it was seconded by Baumgartner and carried.
Clerk received a petition to terminate an easement from property owner Dain Peterson. Supervisor Holstrom will contact James and Sandra Batcha about the easement and request their approval in writing before any action is taken. It will only affect these two property owners.
Dave Holmgren gave the road report. The tractor loader is in need of repair.
Holstrom gave the fire report. He asked the association about fire coverage for all of the township. Right now, we are about 80% coverage by Battle Lake and 20% by Ottertail. We may need to buy into the association for the remaining 20%. No decisions were made. It will be brought up at the March annual meeting to discuss with twp. residents before any action is taken.
Baumgartner made a motion to sign the new policy agreement with Country Financial Insurance/Ron Spangler. It was seconded by Holstrom and carried.
Verizon will be replacing an antenna and other equipment on the tower south of Amor Pork.
Baumgartner made a resolution (#20183) to designate the polling place for the elections in 2019 to be held at the town hall. It was seconded by Holstrom and carried. All townships are required by law now to designate the polling place each year.
Baumgartner made a motion to have the Board of Audit on February 13, 2019 following the monthly meeting. Holstrom seconded and carried.
With no further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned at 7:47pm.
Respectfully submitted by,