Upcoming Dates to Remember

Board of Equalization                                    April 29, 2009 @ 2:30 p.m.

Watab Township Clean Up Day                 September  2009 at Rockwood Estates

Thank You

Special thanks to all the volunteers who have helped the township during the past year:

especially Maureen Graber for her many volunteer hours on the

storm water pond plantings and township storm water runoff plan.

 

Special thanks to everyone who attended monthly meetings and

offered advice and assistance during the past year.

 

2008 Town Board Members

Supervisors:                       Chair Craig Gondeck

                                                                Lloyd Erdmann

                                                                Ed Kacures Jr.

Treasurer:                           Eileen Saldana

Clerk:                                    Pat Spence

Deputy Clerk:                    Maureen Graber

 

Contact Us

Website:         www.watabtownship.com

E-Mail:                        watabts@qwestoffice.com

           

Town Hall Rental

 

The town hall is available for rental by residents of the township and at no charge for non-profit and governmental units. Please see the website for the rental policy and rental form or contact the clerk at 255-8916.

 

The Annual Meeting is open to the public.

However, only residents eligible to vote in the election

are allowed to vote on issues coming before the electorate

at the Annual Meeting.

 

WATAB TOWNSHIP ANNUAL MEETING AGENDA

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2009 @ 8:00 P.M.

 

I.                    Call the Meeting to Order & Pledge to the Flag(Clerk)

II.                  Election of a Moderator (By the Electorate)

III.                Announce Agenda for Rest of Meeting (Moderator, subject to modification by vote of electorate)

IV.               Approval of 2008 Annual Meeting Minutes

V.                 Reading of Board of Audit Report (Clerk)

VI.               Fifth Avenue Project: Jon Bogart & Clerk

VII.             Requests from Non-Profits Organizations for Donations

A.      Little Rock Lake Association

B.      Tri-County Humane Society

C.      Other

VIII.           Citizen’s Issues

IX.                Set Levy for Taxes Payable in 2010

Board Recommends:  General -         $30,000

                                    Rd & Bridge - $200,000

                                    Fire -                $75,000

                                    Building -         $25,000

                                    Total -             $330,000

X.                  Highlights of 2008 Report: Craig Gondeck

XI.                Hazardous Mitigation Plan:  Jim McDermott

XII.              Salvation Army Volunteer Award:  Craig Gondeck

XIII.            Preliminary Election Report:  Pat Spence

XIV.           Building Permits (Nancy Scott)

XV.             Assessor’s Report (Traci Balder)

XVI.           Snowplowing Report (Jason Chapman)

XVII.         Recommendations by Electorate on:

A.      Preferred Newspaper for Publication

B.      Desired Posting Places

XVIII.       Set Time and Place for Next Annual Meeting & Election

XIX.           Additional Business

XX.             Board of Equalization: April 29 at 2:30pm

XXI.           Adjournment

 

CLERK’S SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 1, 2008 – DECEMBER 31, 2008

TOWN OF WATAB

 

Fund Balance

01/01/08

Receipts

Sales of Invest-ments

Total

Disburse-ments

Purch,

of Invest-ments

Disburse

ments

& Transfers

Clerk’s Balance

12/31/08

Orders Out-stand-ing

Treasurer

Balance 12/31/07

General

 

131,722.69

 

 

69,074.36

 

 

 

 

69,074.36

 

 

108,789.92

 

 

50,000.00

 

 

158,789.92

 

 

12,639.44

 

 

 

12,639.44

Road & Bridge

 

147,851.17

 

 

 

159,089.29

 

 

 

 

159,089.29

 

 

 

131,572.25

 

 

 

100,000.00

 

 

 

231,572.25

 

 

 

75,368.21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

75,368.21

Fire

 

34,691.04

 

 

68,860.50

 

 

 

 

 

68,860.50

 

 

70,709.00

 

 

31,000.00

 

 

101,709.00

 

 

1,842.54

 

 

 

 

 

1,842.54

Building

 

25,909.32

 

 

24,291.85

 

 

 

24,291.85

 

 

24,417.50

 

 

 

24,417.50

 

 

25,783.67

 

 

 

25,783.67

Interest

 

17,444.30

 

 

3,054.66

 

 

 

3,054.66

 

 

0.00

 

 

19,000.00

 

 

19,000.00

 

 

1,498.96

 

 

 

1,498.96

Total

 

328,250,83

 

 

324,370.66

 

 

0.00

 

 

324,370.66

 

 

335,370.66

 

 

200,000.00

 

 

535,488.67

 

 

117,132.82

 

 

 

117,132.82

 

 

 

Fund

Yr. End Cash Balance

Investment Balance

Total Fund Balance

General

12,639.44

60,276.00

72,915.44

 

Road & Bridge

75,368.21

228,960.41

304,328.62

 

Fire

1,842.54

30,276.00

32,118.54

Building

25,783.67

0.00

25,783.67

 

Interest

 

1,498.96

24,804.38

26,303.34

 

Total

117,132.82

344,316.79

461,449.61

 

 

Board of Audit Signatures:                Craig Gondeck      Lloyd Erdmann                     Ed Kacures Jr.      

 

Audit

Date:                      January 27, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

General

Fund

 

Receipts

 

 

 

 

Property Tax

$7,295

 

Other Permits

$200

 

Filing Fees

$6

Building Permits

$26,898

 

Cable TV Franchise

$7,538

 

Langola Township

$500

SCORE Grant

$6,991

 

Mid-MN Miss. Resource

 $1,058

 

Title Searches

$80

State of MN

$15,537

 

Reimbursements

$1,124

 

Clean Up Day

$347

 

 

 

Benton Telecomm

$1,500

 

Total Gen. Fund

Receipts

 

$69,074

General

Fund

 

Disbursements

 

 

 

 

Board Comp

$27,238

 

Office Supplies

$625

 

Mileage

$616

IRS

$5,495

 

Other  Supplies

$1,095

 

Printing

$27

State of MN

$537

 

Website

$909

 

Dues

$1,018

PERA

$3,275

 

Building Inspection

$24,831

 

Insurance

$2,779

Worker’s Comp

$274

 

Training

$310

 

Copier Service

$503

Liability Insurance

$760

 

Telephone/Internet

$1,286

 

Bank Charges

$71

Town Hall

$2,365

 

Election Judges

$2,508

 

Assessor

$15.072

Office Equipment

$845

 

Election Supplies/Mileage

$471

 

Attorney

$1,679

Garbage

$252

 

Legal Notices

$375

 

Cleaning Contract

$633

Electric Service

$3,602

 

 

 

 

MS4

$2,101

Clean Up Day

 

$6,950

 

Misc.

$288

 

Total Gen. Fund

Disbursements

 

$108,790

Rd/Bridge Receipts

 

 

Rd/Bridge

Disbursements

 

 

 

 

Property Tax

$73,263

 

Road Repair

$60,340

 

Mowing Ditches

$2,968

Rd Allotment

$18,482

 

Engineering

$10,880

 

Legal

$2,610

State Aids

$371

 

Snow Plowing/Sanding

$31,215

 

Stormwater Pond

$773

LGA

$66,873

 

Salt/Sand

$14,839

 

Publishing

$162

Miscellaneous

$100

 

Road Patching

$3,469

 

Signs& Mileage

$478

Total Receipts

$159,089

 

Road Consulting

$2,995

 

MS4

$133

 

 

 

Chipper Repair

$213

 

Sweep Parking Lot

$160

 

 

 

Road Blading

$180

 

Road Recording

$46

 

 

 

Tree Trimming

 

$715

 

 

Total Rd/Bridge

Disbursements

 

$132,176

Fire Receipts

 

 

Fire Disbursements

 

 

 

 

Property Tax

$67,976

 

Legal Fees

$1,412

 

Burning Permits

$187

Reimbursement

$885

 

City of Rice

$36,977

 

Total Fire Disbursements

$70,709

Total Fire Receipts

$68,861

 

City of Sauk Rapids

$28,478

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sauk Rapids Calls

$3,655

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Building      Fund

Receipts

 

Bldg. Fund Exp.

 

 

 

 

Property Tax

$24,242

 

Bond Trust Services

$550

 

 

 

Hall Rent

$50

 

Principal on Loan

$15,000

 

 

 

Total Receipts

$24,292

 

Interest on Loan

$8,868

 

Total Bldg Exp.

$24,418