Agendas and Minutes

31 October 2017 Planning Commission Minutes

Royalton Township Planning Commission Meeting Minutes
6052 Royalton Road, Braham, MN 55006
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31 October 2017 - Approved


7:04 p.m., 31 October 2017, Chair Leslie Orvis called the Royalton Township regular planning commission meeting to order, with Members Jeff Schlaeger, Priscilla Schneider, Duane Swanson, and Gary Valvoda present.


Member Valvoda moved, Member Schlaeger seconded, to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.


Member Valvoda read the minutes of the commission meeting of 26 September 2017.  Member Valvoda moved, Member Schneider seconded, to approve the minutes as read.  Motion carried unanimously.


Member Schlaeger moved, Member Valvoda seconded, to approve the minutes of the working planning commission meeting of 17 October 2017 as distributed.  Motion carried unanimously.


Old Business:

Chair Orvis noted that the working meeting had finalized wording on the town line road agreement drafts with Pokegama and Nessel townships.  Clerk Swanson moved, Member Valvoda seconded, to forward these two draft agreements to the board for approval and to authorize the office to send them to the respective clerks of Pokegama and Nessel townships for their review.  Motion carried unanimously.


Chair Orvis noted that work continues on the proposed fencing ordinance; additional discussion will take place at the November working meeting.


Member Schlaeger noted that a landowner was unhappy with the ditch cleanout on the east side of Raspberry Road south.  The new ditch removed access to his land.  The commission had discussed the possibility of adding a smaller culvert and terming it a "wetland access to an unbuildable site".  This issue will be discussed at the board meeting.


Grants for new voting equipment and the possibility of townships sharing fines from district court judgments were determined to be actions for the board.


New Business:

There were no items of new business.


Chair Orvis set a working commission meeting for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, 14 November 2017.


At 7:17 p.m., Member Valvoda moved, Member Schlaeger seconded, to adjourn.  Motion carried unanimously. 

Respectfully submitted:

Duane P. Swanson, Clerk

Leslie Orvis, Chair/Member
Gary Valvoda, Member
Jeff Schlaeger, Member
Priscilla Schneider, Member