CSAH 5 County Bridge 634 (Riverside Bridge) Project

St. Louis County Public Works has scheduled a 2020 bridge reconstruction project located on CSAH 5, crossing over Sturgeon River and approximately 200’ south of Riverside Inn in Side Lake, MN. Reconstruction of the bridge is expected to begin August 3 rd , 2020. CSAH 5 will be closed to through traffic during construction operations, […]

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Minutes of the May 5, 2020 meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. The Supervisors went to the columbarium site with the committee to view the demo work completed and future layout. The minutes of the April meeting were read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved as read. Fire ReportThere were 2 Fire calls and 2 EMS calls […]

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French Canister Site – Hazardous Waste Collection

The St. Louis County Environmental Services Department will be having a Household Hazardous Waste & Video Display Devices Collection at the French Canister Site on August 5, 2020 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. *Two video display devices per visit will be accepted from HOUSEHOLDS with payment by check or solid waste coupon – maximum […]

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PUBLIC HEARING UPDATE

NO WAKE DESIGNATION The Town Board discussed this Designation again at the June 2nd Township meeting. The decision was made to continue to postpone this hearing to comply with the State of MN Covid-19 regulations. However, it was also decided that this meeting should be postponed no later than Labor Day to give the community […]

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PUBLIC HEARING – REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

Due to the extended no travel period for COVID-19 protocol, we will postpone this public hearing until further notice. PUBLIC HEARING DATE – To be determined **WRITTEN INPUT/COMMENTS PREFERRED DUE TO COVID-19 PROTOCOL** Send written input/comments to: Town Clerk P.O. Box 28 Side Lake, MN 55781 or Email – frenchclerk@gmail.com

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Minutes of the April 7, 2020 meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. The minutes of the March meeting were read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved as read. Fire Report There were 3 Fire calls and 2 EMS call in March. The EMS group is up to date on protective equipment for possible COVID-19 calls. Old Business […]

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Minutes of the December 5, 2018 meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. The minutes of the November meeting were read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved as read. Fire Report There were 2 Fire calls and 6 EMS calls in November. Old Business A motion was made to extend the driving surface of Bay City Road eastward […]

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Public Hearing Changed

The Town of French would like to adopt a “No Wake” Ordinance on the portion of the Sturgeon River, between Little Sturgeon Lake and Side Lake. We have posted a notice for a Public Hearing/comment period. The Public Hearing was to be held on Tuesday, April 14th at 7:00 pm at the Community Center in […]

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Census 2020 in Side Lake

Since the majority of residents in French Township do not get mail delivered to their homes, the census in this area is conducted under the Census Bureau’s Update/Leave method. This operation is designed to leave a questionnaire package at every identified housing unit. The operation was originally scheduled to begin in the middle of March, […]

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Minutes of the February 4, 2020 Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. The minutes of the December meeting were read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved as read. Fire Report There was 2 Fire calls and 2 EMS call in January Old Business The Vern Nelson property transfer to French Township has been completed. The final number […]

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