Township Government

 

Township Government

Stockholm Township

Stockholm Township meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday 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 (320) 286-5125. Residents may e-mail any items of business to stockholmtwp@gmail.com or mail to Stockholm Township Hall, 15234 County Road 30 SW, Cokato, MN  55321.

Township clerk is Jody Selseth, (612) 270-3409; treasurer Cecilie Sangren (320) 282-8938; and supervisors Daniel Sangren (320) 282-6180, Keith Evenski, (612) 741-9963, Andy Engh, 612-227-9561, Darlene Lind (320) 296-9661, and Dave Jorgensen (952) 356-2840.

Stockholm Township’s planning and zoning board includes Leonard Wozniak (320) 237-4422, Leo Guenningsman, (612) 483-7849, and Paul Fredricks (763) 300-3776. The planning and zoning contact is Harlan Kotila 612-202-4323.

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 can be taken to the township garage at 15234 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 e-mail 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

Cokato Township 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, Website: www.cokatotownship.com

Township clerk is Brad Morris (320) 286-5406, treasurer Nancy Dahlman (320) 286-5188, and supervisors Dan Bravinder (320) 286-2284, Jim Danielson (320) 286-2619, and Dean Mahlstedt (320) 894-8550.

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 (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 e-mail 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), 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

French Lake Township 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.

Township clerk is Breanna Chapman (320) 583-0157, treasurer is Lucille Ekholm (320) 274-8392, and supervisors Casey Weber (320) 224-9409, Supervisor Patrick Lantto (newly elected for three-year term) (320) 420-4279, and Paul Erickson (320) 236-7475.

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 e-mail 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, 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

Ellsworth Township 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 Tom Hauer at 68166 215th St. Darwin 55324. There is no township phone number.

Township clerk is Tom Hauer (320) 420-9956, Treasurer Elvera Smith (320) 275-2938, and Chairman Dave Jutz (320) 693-7526, Supervisors Roger Wener (320) 275-3186, and Dave Tipka (320) 693-2347.

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, gas leak 24-hour emergency number (800) 722-9326, customer service (800) 245-2377.

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 in front of the Meeker County shed on Public Avenue, 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.

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

Kingston Township 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 is done at the Kingston Community Center.

Recycling stations

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

Burning permits

There are no fire wardens in the area – call the county for burning permits at (320) 693-5200 or apply 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.

Kingston 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), 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

Darwin Township 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.

Officers are clerk Fred Atkinson (320) 693-8935, treasurer Tammy Housman (320) 693-3542, chair Bruce Rethlake (320) 693-3482, and supervisors Milton Housman (320) 693-3926 and Eric Gabrielson (320) 275-3862.

Recycling stations

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

Burning permits

Residents can get burning permits from the local fire warden. The central region office can 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, 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.

Dassel Township

Dassel Township meets the first 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 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 Erhard Woetzel (320) 275-3107, Kevin Rossow (320) 221-2039, and David Isaacson (320) 420-4534.

Recycling stations

Recycling is available the first Saturday morning of each month in Dassel behind the Meeker County shed.  It is a joint venture with Collinwood Township.

Burning permits

Contact fire warden Stan Varland (320) 275-2541 or Karl 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), 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.