Collinwood Township

Updated June 2019

Collinwood Township meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of every month, March through October at the town hall, located at 21904 746th Ave., Dassel. During the winter months, November through February, the board meets at the homes of officers. In January and February, the third Mondays are holidays, so the meetings take place the next day. Call the clerk for the specific location. There is no township phone. Township items may be mailed to the clerk at 17757 745th Ave., Dassel, MN 55325.

Township clerk is Larry Ostlund, 320-286-2393; treasurer is Michelle Schnitzler, 320-275-3904; supervisors include Randy Holm, 320-275-3289; David Prieve, 320-275-3120; and John Nowak, 320-286-5309.

The polling location for Collinwood is at the township hall.

Recycling stations

Recycling bins are located in front of the Meeker County shed on Public Avenue in Dassel, and recyclable material may be dropped off at any time. An attendant is available the first Saturday morning of each month. It is a joint venture with Dassel Township.

Burning permits

Contact fire wardens David Prieve, 320 275-3120; Curtis Grundahl, 320- 275-3010; or Randy Holm, 320-275-3289 for a permit.

Building permits

Building permits may be obtained by calling Meeker County Planning and Zoning at 320-693-5290.

Garbage pickup

The township doesn’t provide garbage service. Residents must arrange with a local sanitation company for pickup.

Utilities

Electricity

Meeker Cooperative, 1725 Highway 12, Litchfield, 320-693-3231; or 800-232-6257.

Xcel Energy is also available for some parts of the township, 800-895-4999.

Telephone

CenturyLink, 800-788-3500; 24-hour repair service, 800-788-3600; TDD/TTY, 800-627-3529.

Gas

The township has no gas lines. Residents should contact a local gas company for a liquid propane gas tank and service.