Agendas and Minutes

November 28, 2017 Planning Commission Minutes

Royalton Township Planning Commission Meeting Minutes

6052 Royalton Road, Braham, MN 55006
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28 November 2017 - Approved


7:02 p.m., 28 November 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 Schlaeger moved, Member Valvoda seconded, to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.


Member Valvoda read the minutes of the commission meeting of 31 October 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 14 November 2017 as distributed.  Motion carried unanimously.


Old Business:

Clerk Swanson noted that the draft agreements for town line roads with Nessel and Pokegama townships had been sent to their respective clerks.


Chair Orvis noted that work continues on the proposed fencing ordinance; the latest draft consists of a set of basic principles and guidelines that does not get too detailed.


Clerk Swanson reported that he had been in contact with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension about getting a required number so that the township could receive a share of district court fines originating in the township.  He has received data about the required forms.


New Business:

The commission then reviewed the township map from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  Clerk Swanson had made the changes recommended at the last planning commission and board meetings.  Most changes related to roads for which the township was responsible but were not listed as such and roads for which the township was listed as responsible but is not.  Locations of the town hall, one church, two cemeteries and the Stumne burial mounds were added.  Also added was the extension of the Snake River to western boundary of the township.


Chair Orvis set a working commission meeting for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, 5 December 2017.


At 7:12 p.m., Member Valvoda moved, Member Schneider seconded, to adjourn.  Motion carried unanimously.


Respectfully submitted:

Duane P. Swanson, Clerk/Member


Leslie Orvis, Chair/Member

Gary Valvoda, Member

Jeff Schlaeger, Member

Priscilla Schneider, Member