October 12, 2020
Regular Monthly Meeting
Town Board Meeting Agenda Order of Business
6:00 p.m. Call meeting to order: Pledge of allegiance
1. Motion to Approve or Amend Agenda
2. Road Report: Gary Guse – Township Road Superintendent
3. Treasurer’s Report & Claims for Payment
4. Approval of Minutes
7:00 p.m. *Scheduled Appointments (None)
5. Clerk Report
6. Board Member Reports
7. Old Business
8. New Business
9. Citizen Comment (2 minutes each person)
*Only Scheduled Appointments are updated on the Website Agenda. Topics not listed may be discussed under the agenda items.
*Individuals requiring a formal decision by the Board on any issue must schedule an agenda appearance with the Clerk by 3:30 PM on the Wednesday preceding a regular second Monday Board Meeting.
Chisago County 2020 General Election Information
Election Day: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
PRECINCTS WILL BE OPEN FOR IN PERSON VOTING 7AM - 8PM
The Chisago County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office is fielding many calls about the upcoming 2020 General Election so we wanted to provide answers to some of the common question.
You can check to see if you are an active Registered Voter by going to www.mnvotes.org
If you are not registered, you can complete the Voter Registration Application at the above noted website or complete a paper application which would need to be sent to our office. The deadline to pre-register for the General Election is October 13, 2020.
Voters can register at the polls on Election Day with proper proof of residence.
Ways to Vote
AT THE POLLS ON ELECTION DAY – NOVEMBER 3, 2020
All regular Polling Places will be open from 7 am – 8 pm on Election Day for in-person voting. Be assured that the cities and townships are taking extra precautions and cleaning protocols are in place. To find your polling place and get a sample ballot go to www.mnvotes.org
Absentee voting begins September 18, 2020 and runs through 5 pm on November 2, 2020.
Many different organizations are sending out information encouraging people to vote by Absentee Ballot. If you receive multiple applications, please only submit one completed application to our office. You can submit the application via mail, fax or email.
In-Person Absentee Voting - You can apply and complete your ballot at the Chisago County Government Center beginning September 18. Absentee voting hours are Monday-Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm. The office will also be open on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 10 am-3 pm and Monday, November 2 from 8 am-5 pm for absentee voting.
By Mail Absentee voting
The best way to complete the required absentee ballot application is online at www.mnvotes.org
If you prefer a paper application it can be obtained online or by requesting a copy from the Auditor-Treasurer’s Office. The paper application must be returned to our office via mail, fax or email. Ballots will be mailed out beginning September 18. When you receive your ballot carefully follow the instructions included with your ballot. Ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day and received in our office within 7 days of the election to be counted. Ballots can be hand delivered to the Chisago County Auditor/Treasurer office until 3 pm on Election Day.
TRACK YOUR BALLOT
You can track where you application or ballot is in the process at www.mnvotes.org
Chisago County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office Contact Information -
Mail: 313 North Main Street, Room 271, Center City, MN 55012
There is now a Little Free Library at the Fish Lake Town Hall. Thank you to residents Lisa and Nate Schurke for donating your time and skills to build and install the Little Free Library. A Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” free book exchange open to all. To learn more about Little Free Library's please visit. https://littlefreelibrary.org/