Tricounty News

Forest Prairie Twp Board of Appeal

Forest Prairie Township Board of Appeal and Equalization

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Appeal and Equalization for Forest Prairie Township shall meet on April 17th, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at the Watkins City Office. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether taxable property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor, and to determine whether corrections need to be made.

If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you are still not satisfied with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board shall review the valuation, classification, or both if necessary, and shall correct it as needed. Generally, an appearance before your local board of appeal and equalization is required by law before an appeal can be taken to the county board of appeal and equalization.

Bob Geislinger

Clerk of Forest Prairie Township

Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, April 3 and 10, 2014.


Forest Prairie Twp Annual Town Meeting, Election


Notice is hereby given that the Annual Town Meeting and Election of the Town of Forest Prairie, in the County of Meeker, State of Minnesota, will be held on March 11,
2014, at Watkins City Office.

The Election Polls will open at 5:00 p.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. to elect the following town officers:

One Supervisor for a three-year term

One Clerk for a two-year term

The Annual Meeting will commence at 8:15 p.m. to conduct all necessary town business as prescribed by law. If inclement weather should occur on the above scheduled date, the Annual Meeting and Election will be held on the third Tuesday in March at the above scheduled times.

Bob Geislinger, Clerk, Forest Prairie Township, February 17, 2014

Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Feb. 20 and 27, 2014.


Forest Prairie Township Filing Notice

Forest Prairie Township Filing Notice

Let it be known for the residents of Forest Prairie Township that the filing period for clerk and supervisor opens on December 31, and closes at 5:00 p.m. on January 14, 2014. Filing fee is $2. Affidavits of Candidacy may be filed with the Clerk, by calling Bob Geislinger at (320) 764-2421.

Bob Geislinger, Clerk, Forest Prairie Township

Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Dec. 12 and 19, 2013.


Forest Prairie Township Meeting Date Changed

Forest Prairie Township will hold their May monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 28, at 7 p.m. in the Watkins City Hall.

Bob Geislinger, Clerk, Forest Prairie Township

Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays May 16 and 23, 2013.



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS –Sealed bids will be received until 10:00 A.M., May 23, 2013, by the Meeker County Highway Department, at 422 South Johnson Drive, Litchfield, MN 55355. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the aforementioned place and time for the furnishing of all labor and materials for the bituminous paving of Township projects 110-335-13 and 110-650-13 approximately 2 miles in Meeker County.

Major work includes: AGGREGATE BASE, BITUMINOUS SURFACING AND SHOULDERING. Major estimated construction quantities are as follows:

2,905 Ton Aggregate Base 

3,466 Ton Type SP Bituminous Surfacing