Township Government

Township Government

Stockholm Township

The Stockholm Township Board meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at Stockholm Community Center, located at 16233 Co. Rd. 30 SW, Cokato – about 1 mile west of the township hall. This is also where township voting takes place for elections. The phone number for the Stockholm Community Center is 320-286-5123. The Stockholm Township garage phone number is 612-940-4897. Residents may email any items of business to stockholmtwp@gmail.com, or send mail to Stockholm Township Hall, 16233 County Road 30 SW, Cokato, MN 55321.

The email address for township planning and zoning is stockholmtwppz@gmail.com.

Recycling stations

Recycling is available at the township hall the second Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon. Clean plastics, aluminum and steel cans with labels removed, glass bottles, newspapers, (no magazines), and corrugated cardboard may be taken to the township garage at 16233 Co. Rd. 30 SW, Cokato on recycling day.

Garbage pickup

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

Utilities

Electricity

Wright Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association, 6800 Electric Drive, Rockford, MN 55373, 763-477-3000, 800-943-2667, or email info@whe.org.

Telephone

Sprint, 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, www.lakedalelink.net.

Gas

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

Cokato Township

The Cokato Township Board meets at 8 p.m. the second Monday of every month at Cokato Township Hall, located at 14987 30th St. SW, Cokato. This is also where township members vote. Township items of business may be mailed to the township hall address above. The phone number is 320-286-2051, and the website is www.cokatotownship.com.

Recycling stations

Recycling is available at the township hall the second Saturday of the month, 8 a.m. to noon.

Burning permits

Contact Lantto’s Store at 320-286-2579.

Building permits

Building permits may be obtained by calling Wright County Planning and Zoning at 800-362-3667, or 763-682-7338.

Garbage pickup

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

Utilities

Electricity

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association, 6800 Electric Drive, Rockford, MN 55373, 763-477-3000, 800-943-2667, or email info@whe.org.

Telephone

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; or visit www.lakedalelink.net.

Gas

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

French Lake Township

The French Lake Township Board meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at French Lake Township Hall, located at 3133 County Rd. 3 NW, Annandale. This is also where township members vote. Township items of business may also be mailed to the clerk at that address. There is no township phone number.

Recycling stations

At any time, residents can take recyclables to the dumpster located at the township hall. The dumpster is for recyclables only – no trash allowed.

Burning permits

Contact Lantto’s Store at 320-286-2579.

Building permits

Building permits may be obtained by calling Wright County Planning and Zoning at 800-362-3667 or 763-682-7338.

Garbage pickup

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

Utilities

Electricity

Wright Hennepin Cooperative Electric  Association, 6800 Electric Drive, Rockford, MN 55373, 763-477-3000, 800-943-2667, or email info@whe.org.

Telephone

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, 800-546-4963, or visit www.lakedalelink.net.

Gas

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

Ellsworth Township

The Ellsworth Township Board meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at Ellsworth Township Hall, located along Meeker Co. Rd. 9. This is also where township members vote. Township items of business may be mailed to 68166 215th St., Darwin MN 55324. There is no township phone number.

Recycling stations

There is no recycling available through the township.

Burning permits

Contact the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office at 320-693-5400.

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 (such as West Central Sanitation in Willmar) for pickup.

Utilities

Electricity

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

Telephone

Embarq, local service residence customer service and billing at 800-788-3500.

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. CenterPoint Energy’s gas leak 24-hour emergency number is 800-722-9326. The customer service phone number is 800- 245-2377.

Collinwood Township

The Collinwood Township Board 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 Celia Knoll, 320-275-2727; treasurer is Michelle Schnitzler, 320-582-0292; supervisors include: Randy Holm, 320-221-1556; David Prieve, 320-583-6271; and John Nowak, 320-221-2752.

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. 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.

Kingston Township

The Kingston Township Board meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Kingston Community Center, located at 30840 722nd Ave. in the town of Kingston. Township items may be sent to the postal address 35359 732nd Ave., Kimball, MN 55353. The township phone number is 320-398-8400.

Township clerk is Gail Schiefelbein, 320- 398-8400; treasurer Mary Filzen, 320-398-6046; and supervisors Dan Schiefelbein, 320-266-8487; Bob Christofferson, 320- 398-6091; and Ned Root, 320-398-6335.

Voting takes place at the Kingston Community Center.

Recycling stations

The township provides recycling at 72636 Meeker County Road 27, Kingston.

Burning permits

Burning permits may be obtained by calling Dave Hendrickson at 320-275-2804, or by applying online at www.dnr.state.mn.us/burningpermits.

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

Telephone

Sprint, 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; or visit www.lakedalelink.net.

Melrose Telephone Company, PO Box 100, Melrose, MN 56352.

Gas

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

Darwin Township

The Darwin Township Board meets at 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the township hall, located at 305 Curran Street in Darwin. The township phone number is 320-693-2928.

Mailing address for township items is 65393 CSAH 11, Litchfield, MN 55355.

Recycling stations

The township does not provide recycling. Call the household hazardous waste facility in Litchfield for more information about recycling at 320-693-2576.

Burning permits

Residents may get burning permits from the local fire warden. The central region office may be reached at 651-259-5830.

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.

Telephone

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, 800-546-4963; or visit www.lakedalelink.net.

Gas

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

Dassel Township

The Dassel Township Board meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Dassel History Center, located at 901 First St. N. in Dassel. Meetings generally start at 10 a.m. If there are changes to the meeting times, they will be published in the Enterprise Dispatch, and also be posted on the board at the history center.

This is also where township members vote. Township items of business may be mailed to the clerk at PO Box 239, Dassel, MN 55325.

Township clerk is Karin Colberg, 320- 221-0267 (work number); treasurer Galen Nyman, 320-275-2808; and supervisors David Isaacson, 320 420-4534; Kevin Rossow, 320-221-2039; and Matthew Woetzel, 302-221-0842.

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. It is a joint venture with Collinwood Township.

Burning permits

Contact Julie Townsend, 320-275-2622, for a burning 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.

Telephone

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; or visit www.lakedalelink.net.

Gas

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