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Minutes - Why are they so important

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September 24, 2020


Minnesota Association of Townships


Clerk Training


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Township minutes are important. They become legal documents, they record township history, they should never become an afterthought. This course covers writing township minutes, some minute taking conventions, and a good look at good minutes vs. poor minutes and even a few best practices when it comes to documentation regarding special funding, roads, and petitions

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Lucinda Messman

Lucinda is an active Township Clerk for Becker Township, located in Sherburne County, Minnesota. She has seen her township... Read More

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