Ideal Township

Crow Wing County - Minnesota

Board Meeting September 2004

Monday, September 13, 2004 - 7:00pm
Minutes Status: 

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Wortham at 7:00P.M. with the Pledge of Allegiance. All Board Members were present.

Motion by Steffen to accept the minutes of the August 9th, 2004 Board Meeting as read. Carried- unammous

Motion by Brandt to accept the Treasurers report for August 2004. Carried- unanimous

Motion by Steffen to pay all September bills presented for payment by the Clerk. Carried -unanimous

A representative from Wexford Financial, along with Kevin McCormick from Landecker & Associates, advised the Board of the possible purchase of Sunset Knolls Resort and development of a Cottage Community. A lengthy discussion followed.
Keith Wahl requested the Boards input on rezoning of his property currently zoned agricultural to rural residential. The Board advised Mr. Wahl to contact Crow Wing County Planning and Zoning regarding the rezoning.

Jennifer Fox and Dick Anderson asked the Board about the possibility of the Township adopting Planning and Zoning. Supervisor Wortham advised Fox and Anderson, that after further research, the Board agreed the Township was not interested in pursuing Planning and Zoning at this time, but would continue to work closely with Crow Wing County Planning and Zoning to following the recently adopted Comprehensive Plan.

The Road and Bridge Report was as follows:

  1. Supervisor Wortham reported on the road construction in the Township.
  2. There were no safety incidents.

The Fire Department Report was as follows:

  1. There were 3 fire runs the previous month.
  2. Chief Schultz requested the Township purchase a 1986 Chevy 1-Ton Truck to be converted into a grass rig.
  3. Schultz requested the Maintenance Department put class 5 around several dry hydrants.
  4. There were no safety incidents.

Schultz requested vent fans be installed in the Town Hall restrooms.

Motion by Steffen to purchase the 1986 Chevy truck for $900 and allow $1500 to paint the truck. Carried - unanimous

Schultz reported the ladder truck recently had required testing done.

Supervisor Brandt reported the rezoning request for the North-Side Substation and the purchase had been completed.

There was nothing new to report for Park and Recreation.

The Transfer Station Report was as follows:

  1. Supervisor Brandt reported all electronics, hazardous waste, tires and appliances were removed from the Transfer Station.

The Clerk reported that the Ideal Community Service Organization donated $1600 towards the purchase of the speed monitor software.

Supervisor Steffen reported on a meeting he attended regarding the county dog ordinance and advised the Board as to how the charges were assessed.

The October Board Meeting was schedule for October 18th, 2004 at 7:00pm at the Town Hall .

There being no further Township business to transact, the meeting adjourned at 8:45P.M.

Deana St. Pierre, Clerk
September 14th, 2004

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