Amor Township Minutes For
November 14, 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 $623,591.53. Motion to approve made by Holstrom, seconded by Baumgartner and carried. Motion was made by Holstrom to move $150,000.00 to an capital improvements fund to be set up by treasurer Holmgren, seconded by Baumgartner and carried.
Supervisor Holstrom made a motion to approve claims and checks #4344-4365; 6 automatic withdrawals and payroll; it was seconded by Baumgartner and carried.
Holstrom gave the fire report. Firemen’s Relief fund has been turned over from the City of Battle Lake to the Fire Association. New generator was installed but needs to be hooked up to natural gas. Looking into selling the old pickup and getting rid of water tanker. They are looking at a new F550 crew cab and put a new water tank on it.
Dave Holmgren gave the road report. New Plow truck box is on. He will get it DOT in Perham and then get the sander on.
The election went well. We had 80% turn out. 243 ballots were cast and 48 absentee ballots.
Supervisor Baumgartner asked about mowing issues in the ditches. There were some areas of the ditch that had been planted with crops too close to the road and in the right-of-way. The crops were mowed off so there weren’t snow issues later on. Grading issues were discussed also.
With no further business to discuss, meeting was adjourned at 7:57. Motion made by Holstrom, seconded by Baumgartner.