Collinwood Township

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 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 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 behind the Meeker County shed, and recyclable material can 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.



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.


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

Lakedale Link, 9938 State Highway 55 NW, Annandale, (800) 546-4963, after-hours repair service (888) 344-3730 (regular business hours, call (800) 546-4963),


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