15 Dec

December 12, 2010
Township Board Meeting

Present:  Mark Freeman, Scott Mead, Rick Fry, Keith Stoneburner

5 residents present

Next meeting set for January 11, 2011

Old business:

Petition letter on speed limit: Freeman received a second letter back stating they would look into doing a survey on the matter.

Logging down the W. Branch Rd is continuing, should be about another month of work.

Road sign #256: State received funding for the signs for a purpose, 911 systems are updated for the road sign notation.

New business:

PVFD attended to request funds on the $4500 budgeted from the township to the FD. Request to give the funds motioned and passed.

Fry has a link set-up on the Pequaywan.org site to information on aquatic invasive species.

Meeting adjourned.

14 Nov

November 9, 2010
Township Board Meeting

Present:  Mark Freeman, Scott Mead, Rick Fry,

Absent: Keith Stoneburner

3 residents present

Next meeting set for December 14, 2010

Old business:

Proposed DNR lot purchase: Mead received a letter noting David Dill’s receipt of opposition information on the public access.

Petition letter on speed limit: Information sent back to Freeman on science and laws of speed denied the change. Freeman sent back another letter asking further questions and explanation behind the “science” of it.

New business:

Logging down the W. Branch Rd is in beginning process.

A request made that road sign # 256 be placed correctly.

Meeting adjourned.

13 Oct

October 12, 2010
Township Board Meeting

Present:  Mark Freeman, Scott Mead, Rick Fry, Keith Stoneburner

4 residents present

Next meeting set for November 9, 2010

Old business:

Proposed DNR lot purchase: A resolution was drafted by the township demanding the DNR to stop their proposed purchase of lot for sale on Big Pequaywan. The letter is to be sent to multiple individuals. Motioned and passed.

New business:

A petition letter with many signatures of local home and cabin owners was given to the township regarding the speed limit in the section north of the Pequaywan fire hall to south of the Pequaywan Inn. The petition letter requested the township take steps to request a reduced speed in that area from 55 mph to 45 mph. Mark Freeman drafted a letter to Peg Sweeney and St. Louis County making that request citing many reasons for the reduced speed. Motion and passed.

November 2, 2010 is voting day. Polls are open 7am to 8 pm. at the Pequaywan fire hall.

Meeting adjourned.

22 Sep

September 14, 2010
Township Board Meeting

Present:  Mark Freeman, Scott Mead, Rick Fry

Absent: Keith Stoneburner

5 residents present

Next meeting set for October 12, 2010

Old business:

Road patch work seems working fine.

New business:

Scott Mead received a letter from Tom Peterson, Two Harbors DNR, stating a proposal to purchase lot 4 of Wasnick property sale.

Broadband is coming to Lake County, doesn’t look like it will be available for the Pequaywan area.

Complaint made from a resident on the mowing this late summer on Hwy 44.

Meeting adjourned.

14 Aug

August 10, 2010
Township Board Meeting

Present:  Mark Freeman, Scott Mead, Rick Fry

Absent: Keith Stoneburner

2 residents present

Next meeting set for September 14, 2010

Old business:

West Branch road repair still planned for. Much road repair done, about 90% of patch stock used with roughly 500 lbs remain.

New business:

No new business

Meeting adjourned.

13 Jun

June 8, 2010
Township Board Meeting

Present:  Mark Freeman, Scott Mead, Rick Fry, Keith Stoneburner

1 resident present

Next meeting set for July 13, 2010

Old business:

West Branch road repair still planned for.

New business:

No new business

Meeting adjourned.

14 May

May 11, 2010
Township Board Meeting

Present:  Mark Freeman, Scott Mead, Rick Fry, Keith Stoneburner

4 residents present

Next meeting set for June 8, 2010

Old business:

Logging issue: Board motion & decided to leave township land uncut by forester.

New business:

Discussion of officers for the 2010-2011 year; Freeman will remain Chairman, Fry will remain road supervisor. After meeting clean-up will be done by Clerk. Rate of pay for election judges and outside meetings of supervisors increased from $10/hr to $15/hr, meeting pay will remain at $25.

Discussion had on the township obtaining a legal opinion on the right-of-way ownership at the end of West Branch road. Decided not to pursue.

West Branch road repair to begin next month.

Meeting adjourned.

21 Apr

April 13, 2010
Township Board Meeting

Chairman Mark Freeman called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM.

Supervisors Mark Freeman and Rick Fry, and Treasurer Keith Stoneburner present.

No minutes from the previous meeting.

No old business.

Board of review on April 28 at 7:00 at the fire hall.

Town hall should be cleaned by someone from the twp after the meeting.

Brian Allen, a forester, attended the meeting to discuss cutting of the twp property.

Value of timber does not appear to be great, possibly $5000.

There are a few options concerning any cut. More profitable as a summer cut.

Will try to attend next board meeting with a representative from McCabe logging.

No motions or decisions by the Town Board.

Meeting adjourned.

12 Mar

March 9, 2010
Annual Meeting

Meeting was convened at 8:15 pm.

Attendance: Supervisors Freeman, Fry and Mead present, in addition to Clerk and Treasurer, along with 20 residents.

Clerk Smitke called the meeting to order.  A motion made/seconded/carried to elect Henry Helgen as Citizen Monitor for the meeting.  Motion made/seconded/carried to waive the reading of the 2009 annual meeting minutes.  Motion made/seconded/carried to waive the reading of the checks written by the Treasurer.

Road report: The road is in similar condition as prior spring. Supplies to patch the road were purchased and ready to use.

The levy for taxes was motioned/seconded/carried to remain at $23,000.  It was approved in the levy $13,500 for payment to the PVFD for the 2011 year.

The annual elections were reported on that Scott Mead was re-elected for a 3-year term as supervisor and April Smitke was re-elected for a 2-year term as clerk.

The voting hours motioned/seconded/carried for Primary, General and Special Statewide election hours to be 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.  The Annual township election hours are to be 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

The monthly meeting time and day shall be 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month and the annual meeting shall be the second Tuesday of March after the annual township election.

Local notice postings can be made at the Pequaywan town bulletin board, PVFD bulletin board, pequaywan.com website and pequaywantownship.org website.

Meeting adjourned.

15 Feb

February 9, 2019
Township Board Meeting

Present:  Mark Freeman, Scott Mead, Keith Stoneburner

Absent: Rick Fry

5 residents

Next meeting set for March 9, 2010

Old business:

Supervisor Mead attended a meeting @ the EPA on aquatic invasive species.  He mentioned their plan is to increase awareness and post more signs to make people more aware.

New business:

Supervisor Freeman mentioned a forester, Brian Allen was invited to attend one of the township meetings.

Township election scheduled for March 9th from 5-8 pm was noted, with the annual meeting to follow.

Treasurer Stoneburner gave a presentation on the 2009 financial report.

Meeting adjourned.