Amor Township

Established April 5, 1879

Monthly Meetings at the Town Hall are held the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm.

Amor Township Minutes For

July 8, 2020

Meeting was called to order by Chairman Kerry Baumgartner. Others in attendance were Supervisor Mike Holstrom, Supervisor Eric Roberts via Facetime, Clerk Brenda Hildebrand, and John Christensen. Treasurer Lori Holmgren was absent.

Pledge allegiance was recited.

Minutes were read and a motion was made by Holstrom to accept, seconded by Roberts and carried.

Treasurer’s report was given by Holstrom with a checkbook ending balance of $861,134.13. Baumgartner made a motion to accept, seconded by Holstrom and carried.

Roberts made a motion to approve and pay claims #4723-4737, and 3 automatic withdrawals. It was seconded by Holstrom and carried.

Baumgartner asked to recess the monthly meeting and open the special meeting for Walker Lake Preserve Drive and the petition to have the township take over the road.

Baumgartner called for a resolution to establish Walker Lake Road as a township road. In the future, if it is requested to be paved; it will be at the expense of the property owners that live along the road.

Mike Holstrom- yes

Eric Roberts- yes

Kerry Baumgartner- yes

Resolution was passed.

Baumgartner called for the Special Meeting be adjourned.

Monthly meeting was reconvened.

Lakes Area Cooperative sent a contract for LP gas at $1.15/gl. Baumgartner made a motion to contract 2000 gallons. Holstrom seconded and carried.

Clerk received a bid from True North Steel of $6,150.60 for the culvert on Amor Township. Holstrom made a motion to accept, Baumgartner seconded and carried.

Clerk presented the election judge list for the state primary.  Clerk Brenda Hildebrand, Jim Olson, Jane Baumgartner, Kerry Baumgartner, Cindy Holstrom, Larry Stewart, Kristi Kuder, Tom Kuder, Pasibeth Seeman, Ann Gibbs, Catherine Barner, Mary Lou Zimmerman, and Suzy Johnson. They will need to take training in the next month. Holstrom made a motion to accept, seconded by Roberts and carried.

 Clerk asked about AC for the election at the hall. She will get quotes.

John Christensen gave a quote of $20,000.00 for culvert project on Amor Township Drive. Motion by Holstrom to accept, seconded by Baumgartner and carried. John will take all the old scrap metal away. They will install the beaver deterrent grates on the culvert.   

Fire Report given by Holstrom. The new truck is working out great.

Roberts had a quote from Andy Pettow to remodel the cold storage for $19,655.00. Holstrom made a motion to accept the quote, seconded by Baumgartner and carried.

Roberts will contact Eager Beaver for tree trimming and removing trees off Walker Lake Drive.

With no further business to discuss, meeting was adjourned at 7:58 pm.