Jan. 14 is deadline to file for Franklin Town Board election

Franklin Township elections are coming up on March 11, and the deadline for filing candidates papers is Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Potential candidates should call Town Clerk Denise Olson at 763-972-3741 to make an appointment for filling out forms and paying the $2 filing fee.

Town Board Supervisors serve for three years. This year the seat of DeWayne Baumann is up for election. Other Town Board Supervisors are John Czantskowski Sr. and Mike Barfknecht.

The Franklin Township election will be Tuesday, March 11, at Franklin Township Hall, 8735 County Road 16 SE. Polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and the annual town meeting will start at around 8:15 p.m. At the annual meeting, township residents will learn about election results and the township general fund budget and property tax levy.

Contact Susan Van Cleaf at susan.vancleaf@ecm-inc.com