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In a 3-1 vote, the Baldwin Township Board directed Engineer Jon Bogart to inform St. Joseph-based Astech Corporation that there would be no mercy extended for the contractor after missing a deadline for completion of a crack-sealing project. Officials from Astech asked the township to forgive a $3,600 penalty imposed on the contractor for not [...]

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The following news items are reported from the Sept. 16 meeting of the Baldwin Township Board. They were compiled by Audrey Misiura. Storm sewer quote rejected The Baldwin Township Board voted down the Sandy Lake storm sewer project for this year and opted to put it on the 2014 road project list instead. “This project [...]

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The Baldwin Fire Department’s ISO rating has improved from a 9 to a 7, according to Fire Chief Mike Rademacher. That’s good news for Baldwin residents, Rademacher said. The rating chage could affect property insurance rates. Rademacher said his own homeowner’s insurance premium saw a $634 drop because of the better rating. “This is good [...]

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A St. Cloud-based seal coating firm is being penalized by Baldwin Township for failing to complete a crack-sealing project in a timely manner. The township is withholding $3,600 from Astech Corporation because the firm did not complete a 2013 crack-sealing project by a completion date specified in a contract it signed with Baldwin Township. According [...]

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Baldwin Township Engineer Jon Bogart said the township is ready to go out for bids for the 142nd Street sewer project. The grant dollars should be around $14,000 from the Soil and Water Conservation District plus additional grant money to cover the engineering costs. The project will include the installation of a SAFL Baffle, which, [...]

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Baldwin Township will be holding off on crack sealing until fall. In the July 16 Baldwin Township meeting, the supervisors voted unanimously to hold off on crack sealing until November when the weather would be cooler and the cracks would open back up. Meanwhile, Astech, the contractor hired for crack sealing, went out and finished [...]

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Below are summaries of news that occurred during the July 16, 2013 meeting of the Baldwin Township Board. They were compiled by Audrey Misiura.  Supervisor Tom Rush chaired the meeting in Jay Swanson’s absence. No response on          annexation agreement Baldwin Township Supervisor Tom Rush said that the Township sent a proposed annexation agreement to the [...]

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