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PREBLE   TOWNSHIP

Fillmore  County,  Minnesota           


 

Preble Township Board Meeting Highlights

The following topics were discussed at the regular meeting of the board of supervisors held on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, beginning at 7:00PM.  Official minutes of this board meeting have not yet been approved.

 

Township officers attending the meeting were Brad Kelly, Neil Halverson, Steve Vrieze, Chuck Olson and David Larson.  Township resident Paul Olson attended the meeting.  Township road engineer Butch Obieglo attended the meeting.

 

Brad Kelly, township president, called the meeting to order and led the discussion.

 

Topics Discussed

 

Treasurer's Report

 

Chuck Olson reported that the township checking account balance at Rushford State Bank was $99,433.35 as of March 31, 2015, after the payment of all March bills.  Olson reported that $4,200.64 was expended by the township during March.  Olson also reported that $13,975.00 in revenue was received by the township during March.  Of this amount, $13,015.52 represents gas tax payments received from the State of Minnesota.

 

Outstanding Bills

 

The township board reviewed bills received by David Larson since the March meeting. The total amount of outstanding bills, excluding current wages, was $15,998.24.  Of this amount, $12,090.30 is a road grader loan payment disbursed to Bank of the West.  All outstanding bills were approved for payment. 

 

Road Report

 

On April 15th, the township board conducted a tour of all township roads to determine the current condition of all roads, and to assess the priority for road, culvert and bridge repairs and maintenance during 2015.  Butch Obieglo reported that all roads have been recently graded where required.

 

Rock Quotes

 

David Larson reported that he received the following quotes for 3/4 inch road rock deliveries from rock suppliers during the past 30 days:

  • Wiltgen Construction:  $8.09 per ton delivered and spread, and ice rock of $11.35.

  • Bruening Rock Products:  $8.11 per ton delivered and spread, and ice rock of $12.40

  • Sorum Rock:  $7.99 per ton delivered and spread, and ice rock of $11.11.

Butch Obieglo Work Projects

 

Butch Obieglo has reported to Neil Halverson that he would like to consider moving toward partial work retirement and take on fewer road projects.  The township board reviewed the various work projects performed by Obieglo in 2014 and expected to be performed during 2015.  The township will consider adjusting Obieglo's work projects to reduce the number of hours he will work in the future.