Baldwin Township

Two years ago at the Baldwin annual meeting, outgoing Chairman Jeff Holm made a passionate appeal for more road preservation money. Then-newly elected Town Board Member Kim Good made a motion to increase taxes 25 percent, saying it was a “nice round number.” Taxpayers added $100,000 to the roads levy with the understanding that preservation [...]

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Below are summaries of news from the June 3, 2013 meeting of the Baldwin Township Board. They were compiled by Audrey Misiura. Baldwin Park board Supervisor Tom Rush reported that the Baldwin Park Committee is working to install the boardwalks, planning the pavilion and working on verbiage for a sign for Young Park Resident input [...]

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Baldwin Township has approved an orderly annexation agreement that it hopes will someday regulate its borders with the City of Princeton. The next step is for the Princeton City Council to review the document when it is received from Baldwin Township.The purpose of the document is to protect the rights of property owners and to [...]

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The following news items are from the May 21 meeting of the Baldwin Township Board. They were compiled by writer Audrey Misiura. Road report Supervisor Larry Handshoe reported three plowing sessions for April. Plows have since been removed from the equipment. The township has done some graveling at the corners and has some patching to [...]

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There has been some concern lately over the ISO ratings of the local fire departments. ISO stands for Insurance Services Offices and is a for-profit service to insurance companies that analyzes risks for many different types of insurance. The ISO classifies fire districts according to criteria designed to tell how well a fire department is [...]

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The following news items are from the May 6 meeting of the Baldwin Township Board. They were compiled by writer Audrey Misiura. Sheriff’s report Deputy Wilson from the Sherburne County Sheriff’s office reported 205 calls for the month. Of those, 64 were traffic stops and 12 were property damage accidents related to weather. Supervisor Larry [...]

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About 1,200 people in Zimmerman, Livonia Township and southeastern Baldwin Township lost power Tuesday night. Power was out from 10:45 p.m. to about 12:05 a.m. 1,182 customers of Connexus Energy lost power. The cause was reported as equipment failure: an insulator failure caused a pole to catch fire. – Jeff

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