Palatine Township

The following are Minutes of the Palatine Township Board from 1850 to 1938. The book of Minutes is at the Palatine Township Hall and was transcribed by David Hammer.

Held first Town Meeting [at a schoolhouse on Quentin Road a quarter mile north of Northwest Highway] 4-2-1850 (p.1)
Polled the electors [taxpaying citizens of Palatine Township present at the meeting]; counted the votes and administered oaths of office to the winners for the following offices: Supervisor, Town Clerk, Assessor, Collector, Overseer of the Poor, Commisioners of Highways, Constables, and Justices of the Peace 4-2-1850 (p.1)
Divided the Township into nine road districts 4-2-1850 (p.1)
Set fines for owners of stray sheep, cattle and stud colts 4-2-1850 (p.2)
Resolved that fines shall be paid into the School Fund 4-2-1850 (p.2)
Placed on record owner’s marks to distinguish sheep 4-8-1850 (p.4)
Laid out a road beginning at a point in a road leading from Deer Grove to Chicago [Rand Road], thence south, west and south [along Williams, Carpenter and Clark Drives] to a road near Paul Boynton’s house [Baldwin Road] 5-23-1850 (p.5-6)
Surveyed and laid out Plumb Grove Road [Hicks Road] from Dundee and Wheeling Road [Dundee Road] to [½ mile south of the tracks] 10-21-1850 (p.6-7)
Applied for a loan to survey a route [Bradwell Road] from the western border of the Township to the public road running from Lake Zurich to Highland Grove [Ela Road] 11-16-1850 (p.7)
Laid out a road [Quentin Road] from [Northwest Highway] to the road running by Justin Whitcomb [Algonquin Road] 11-16-1850 (p.8)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Old Hicks Road] beginning at the north line of Cook County and running south to a point on the road running from Chicago to Lake Zurich [Rand Road] 11-16-1850 (p.8,9,20)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Bradwell Road] from the western border of the Township to a road connecting Lake Zurich to Dupage County [Ela Road] 11-16-1850 (p.10)
Surveyed a route from the center of a bridge in Madison and Chicago Road [Rand Road] south 64½ degrees, east 18 chains 43 links to the Wickliff farm barn, east 11 chains near A. Smith’s Shop, thence nearly 2 degrees east 19 chains to the top of a hill, thence south 58 degrees, east 10 chains and fifty links to a stone near Mr. Schrage’s house 20 links north of north side of old road 1-20-1851 (p.13)
Held annual Town meeting at house of John Slade [Plum Grove Road south of Helen Road] 4-1-1851 (p.14)
Defined a legal fence as 4 feet high and strong enough to turn cattle 4-1-1851 (p.15)
Resolved that owners of cattle that break through a legal enclosure shall pay for all damage done 4-1-1851 (p.15)
Resolved that bulls, horses and colts shall not be permitted to run at large from April 1st to June 20th on pain of a fine of $3, 4-1-1851 (p.15)
Resolved to raise $200 to be expended on sloughs and ridges 4-1-1851 (p.15)
Supervised election of officials 4-1-1851 (p.16)
Held annual Town Meeting at schoolhouse near Elisha Pratt 4-6-1852 (p.17)
Instructed Commissioners of Highways to purchase scrapers 4-6-1852 (p.19)
Resolved to raise $250 to repair roads and bridges 4-6-1852 (p.19)
Supervised election of officials 4-6-1852 (p.19)
Surveyed and laid out a private road [no longer in existence] running northwest from a point on the Wheeling and Dundee Road [Dundee Road and Knollwood Drive] to Lake Cook Road at Deerpath Road] 8-9-1851 (p.21,29,30)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Freeman Road] from a stake in the road [at Picardy Lane] to a road on the town line [Huntington Boulevard] 5-21-1852 (p.24)
Agreed to lay out and keep in repair the south half of a road [Huntington Boulevard from Westbury Road to Central Road]; Barrington Township agreed to build and keep in repair the north half 1-10-1853 (p.25,30,31)
Held annual Town Meeting 4-5-1853 (p.26)
Resolved to raise $50 for the purchase of planks; the districts not wanting planks shall pile them up by the side of the road! 4-5-1853 (p.27)
Supervised election of officials 4-5-1853 (p.28)
Laid out a private road for Israel Smith [at the entrance to St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery] on the road running from Chicago to Dundee [Algonquin Road] 7-1851 (p.29)
Agreed to lay out and keep in repair a road [Wilke Road] from [Central Road] to F. W. How’s farm and from [Northwest Highway] to [Palatine Road]; Wheeling Township to do the same for other portions of the road as far north as [Rand Road] 6-11-1853 (p.33)
Held annual Town Meeting 4-4-1854 (p.34)
Supervised election of officials 4-4-1854 (p.35)
Laid out a private road for Charles Berlin beginning at a point on the State Road leading from Chicago to Dundee [Algonquin Road between Winston Drive and Lexington Drive] running south a little over a quarter mile and then west an eighth of a mile. “It is of doubtful legality.” 6-3-1854 (p.36)
Held annual Town Meeting 4-3-1855 (p.37)
Resolved that sheep may run at large provided they be attended by a herdsman 4-3-1855 (p.37)
Supervised election of officials 4-3-1855 (p.39)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Palatine Road] from [Hicks Road] to where it intersects the road which passes by John Kitson’s and John B. Clay’s [Quentin Road] 10-17-1855 (p.40,41,44,45)
Laid out a private cart-way for Moses Durkee beginning at [Wilke Road and Kirchhoff Road] and running through John Carson’s land to a laid out road that passes by B. Porter’s 7-21-1855 (p.41,42)
Examined and surveyed the highway [Quentin Road] running north from the Wheeling and Dundee Road [Dundee Road] to the County line and vacated those portions that did not lay on the survey line and resurveyed the road 6-30-1855 (p.43)
Resolved that any person ploughing in the highway without the order of the Overseer of Highways shall pay a fine of five dollars 4-1-1856 (p.46)
Resolved that the Supervisor demand of Exekiel Cady what is due the Town and if necessary proceed to law 4-1-1856 (p.46)
Resolved that the Commssioners be instructed to require that the Rail Road Company build good crossings on all the public roads 4-1-1856 (p.46)
Resolved that the Town pay the school trustees one dollar per day when on school business 4-1-1856 (p.47)
Resolved that school trustees take necessary means to have the schools supported by tax 4-1-1856 (p.47)
Supervised election of officials 4-1-1856 (p.47,48)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Hicks Road] running from the Wheeling and Dundee Road [Dundee Road] to the Chicago road [Rand Road] 6-2-1856 (p.49,50)
Surveyed and laid out a road running west from [Rohlwing Road and the tracks] to a road [Hicks Road] 6-24-1856 [51,52]
Held annual Town Meeting 4-7-1857 (p.53)
Resolved that the Supervisor withdraw the lawsuit against Ezekiel Cady, pay the attorney and court costs and “take what money in Cady’s hands and pass it to the commissioners of highways” 4-7-1857 (p.54)
Resolved that the Clerk purchase a desk to “belong and go with” the office 4-7-1857 (p.54)
Resolved that the next Town Meeting take place at the Palatine Station 4-7-1857 (p.54)
Supervised election of officials 4-7-1857 (p.54,55)
Laid out a road [Palatine Road] from [Ela Road] to [Quentin Road] 3-21-1857 (p.56)
Held annual Town Meeting and supervised election of officials 1858 (p.57,58)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Quentin Road] from [Dundee Road] to [Lake Cook Road] 1855 (p.59)
Surveyed and laid out a road from [Wilke Road and Grove Street] to [Kirchhoff Road and Oriole Lane]. no date (p.60)
With Ela Township discontinued a road [Lake Cook Road from Old Hicks Road to a point ¼ mile west] 7-11-1857 (p.60)
Vacated a road running from [the northern tip of Coach Road to Lake Cook Road] 7-11-1857 (p.61)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Ela Road] from a point [1/4 mile west of Algonquin Road and Ela Road] running north [with slight variations] to the intersection of [Ela Road and Algonquin Road]. no date (p.62)
With Schaumburg Township laid out a road [Central Road] running from the southwest corner of the township east to the state road [Roselle Road] 7-17-1858 (p.63,64)
Divided the above road into two road districts 8-25-1858 (p.64)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Hillside Road] from a stake in the road [at Northwest Highway and Eastern Avenue] running southeast 132 feet, then east and terminating at a state road [Roselle Road which apparently ran north through Deer Grove at this time]. no date (p.66)
Road Commissioners divided the Township into 23 road districts at a meeting at Joel Wood’s house 2-7-1859 (p.67-69)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Nichols Road] starting at [Wilke Road] running west, then north, then west to [Old Hicks Road] 7-11-1857 (p.69,70)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Old Hicks Road] running from [Lake Cook Road] south to a laid out road [Nichols Road?] 7-11-1857 (p.71)
Held special Town Meeting at Dean’s Hall; voted not to accept the alteration of the road districts 4-5-1859 (p.72)
Road Commissioners voted to restore the old road districts 4-18-1859 (p.74)
Held Town Meeting and supervised election of officials 11-8-1859 (p.75)
Surveyed a private road to run from a point on the western border of the Township ¾ mile south of the tracks to a point on Dundee Road [near Carlisle Drive] 7-8-1859 (p.78)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Smith Road] from [Palatine Road] to [Cornell Avenue] 5-8-1860 (p.79-81)
Held annual Town Meeting at new Masonic Hall [southwest corner of Slade Street and Bothwell Street] and supervised election of officials 11-6-1860 (p.83-87)
Listed 25 road districts which included references to the following roads: Rand Road, Sayles Road [Gardenia Lane], Wheeling and Dundee Road, [Smith Road], Bradwell Road, [Lake-Cook Road, Hillside Road], Wilson Road, State Road, Palatine Road, Switzer Road, Plumb Grove Road, Dunton Road, Chicago and Dundee Road 1-11-1861 (back of the book upside-down)
Surveyed and laid out a road running southwesterly[?] from a point [Dundee Road and Carlisle Drive?] to the western border of the Township 10-1-1861 (p.88-89)
Held annual Town Meeting at Masonic Hall; ordered a good turn pike scraper be purchased for each road district and supervised election of officials 11-5-1861 (p.90-94)
Surveyed and laid out [Hartung Road] 5-19-1862 (p.95,96)
Held annual Town Meeting at Masonic Hall and supervised election of officials 11-4-1862 (p.98-101)
Held annual Town Meeting at Masonic Hall; authorized purchase of a desk for the Town Clerk and supervised election of officials 11-3-1863 (p.103-107)
Surveyed and laid out a road [Wilke Road] running from [Central Road] to a point half a mile north 3-12-1864 (p.109-110)
Held annual Town Meeting at Masonic Hall; requested that Road Commissioners collect delinquent road taxes from Overseers of Highways and supervised election of officials 11-8-1864 (p.111-114)
Altered the path of Wilson Road [Baldwin Road] commencing at [Ela Road], angling southeast around a slough and ending at [Roselle Road] 2-11-1865 (p.115-116)
Extended Brockway Street two blocks north of its present terminus ending at Wolford’s barn 4-8-1865 (p.117-118)
Held annual Town Meeting at Masonic Hall; voted to fine any man $15 who let Canada thistles grow on his property; 11-7-1865 (p.119-123)
Accepted resignation of M. L. Pinney as Supervisor on account of his accepting a position as Warden at the County [Court]house; appointed J. H. Pohlman as Supervisor 12-10-1865 (p.124-125)
Held special Town Meeting to fill vacancy of Justice of the Peace 12-19-1865 (p.126)
Received a petition to lay out a road [Smith Road] running from [Palatine Road] to [Northwest Highway] 2-24-1866 (p.127)
Posted copies of preceding petition at door of freight house, R. Turner’s store and Slade & Shierding’s store 2-24-1866 (p.128)
Decided not to lay out the aforementioned road 3-24-1866 (p.128)
Received petition to lay out a road [Benton Street] running north from Nancy Sutherland’s place to the Chicago Road a few rods east of William Fisher’s house 2-27-1866 (p.129)
Posted copies of preceding petition at Post Office, depot and Turner & Robinson’s store 2-28-1866 (p.130)
Decided not to lay out aforementioned road. no date (p.130)
Laid out aforementioned road upon appeal but did not receive any paperwork. no date (p.130)
Laid out a road [Illinois Avenue] from Plum Grove Road to [Quentin Road] 6-21-1866 (p.132)
Received petition to lay out aforementioned road 5-1-1866 (p.133)
Laid out Elfrink Road beginning at the corner of Joseph Morehouse field on the road known as the Wheeling & Dundee Road on Section No. 8, thence south parallel with the old track across the Chicago and North West RR, thence west on said old track where the travel now runs to the intersection of the north & south road near the house of E. Cady [Ela Road] 7-17-1866 (p.135-136)
Reversed the decision of the commissioners of highways and laid out out a road [Benton Road] beginning at Sherman Street] thence running north 3/8 of a mile to the Deer Grove & Chicago Road [Northwest Highway] 6-15-1866 (p.137-138)
Held annual Town Meeting at R. B. Fosket’s house and supervised election of officials 11-6-1866 (p.139-142)
Laid out Hartung Road beginning on the corner of Charles Hartung field on the Plum Grove Road thence east about 43 rods [710 feet], thence north east about 23 rods [380 feet] to Kobiskies Corner thence north east about 26 rods [429 feet] to Joseph Slades west line of timber lot, thence north on the west line of Joseph Slade lot to the Plum Grove Road 12-22-1866 (p.145-146)
Divided Wilke Road into road districts 4-6-1867 (p.147)
Laid out a road [Palatine Road] from [Rohlwing Road] to a road running north and south [Hicks Road] 6-10-1867 (p.149-150)
Held annual Town Meeting at R. B. Fosket’s house and supervised election of officials 11-5-1867 (p.153-156)
Laid out a road [Illinois Avenue] from Plum Grove Road to [Quentin Road] 6-21-1866 (p.157-158)
Paid out damages to farmers Ford and Shell whose lands were used for Illinois Avenue 47-3-1868 (p.159-160)
Held annual Town Meeting at Masonic Hall and supervised election of officials 11-3-1868 (p.161-163)
Received a petition from J. Daniels, owner of overflowed lands [near Helen Road west of Plum Grove Road] asking that a drain be laid out through neighbor’s lands 9-15-1868 (p.163-164)
Laid out a drain across said lands running in a southerly direction 4-3-1869 (p.165)
Received petition from F. Bicknase, owner of wet and overflowed lands [lake north of Euclid Avenue a quarter mile west of Quentin Road] asking that a drain be laid out through neighbor’s land 3-10-1869 (p. 166)
Laid out a 5 foot wide drain across said lands running in a southerly direction 5-15-1869 (p.167)
Listed expenses 9-7-1869 (p.168)
Held annual Town Meeting at Masonic Hall and supervised election of officials 11-2-1869 (p.170-171)
Refused petition to build a road commencing at the road running east and west on the line between Timothy Nichols and Geo. Gregg and running thence north to intersect the Wheeling & Dundee Road being of the opinion that the public interest will not be promoted thereby 5-24-1870 (p.172-173)
Refused petition to build a road beginning at the north end of Smith Street on the west side of the Burying Ground [Hillside Cemetery] and running in a north direction to the Wheeling and Dundee Road [Dundee Road] being of the opinion that the public interest will not be promoted thereby 6-29-1870 (p.173-174)
Listed expenses 9-6-1870 (p.175)
Held annual Town Hall meeting at Masonic Hall; passed motion to fine all Overseers of Highways who do not file their yearly report with the Township; supervised election of officials 11-18-1870 (p176-178)
Listed expenses 9-5-1871 (p.181)
Held annual Town Meeting at Masonic Hall; passed motion that Supervisor and Town Clerk be constituted a board to preside at the primary meeting next year to elect delegates for the Cook County Convention; that it shall be their duty to call a caucus for nominating town officers at the time of the primary; supervised election of officials 11-7-1871 (p.182-184)
Resurveyed the Chicago and Dundee Road [Algonquin Road] near the German School House in the absence of the original survey: beginning at the south east corner of Dornbush lot in the center of the old road; thence north 60 degrees west five chains and twenty-five links to a point in the east line of the west half of half of SE quarter of Sect. Twenty-Two and eleven chains and thirty-one links from the south east corner of said west half; thence north 69 degrees west sixteen chains and thirty-five links to a point thence north 77 degrees west four chains and seventy links to intersection of north and south road on the west line of west half in accordance with R. F. Clought Survey of May 4th, 1872. 5-4-1872 (p.185-186)
Vacated a road known as the Cross Road running from a point [Northwest Highway and Rohlwing Road] west to a north and south road [Hicks Road?]4-20-1872 (p.186-187)
Held annual Town Meeting at Masonic Hall and supervised election of officials 4-1-1873 (p.190-191)
Refused petition to lay out a road [Palatine Road] running from [Rohlwing Road] to a north and south road [Wilke Road; received petition to vacate Wilson Road [Baldwin Road] running from [Wilke Road] to [Rohlwing Road] 9-17-1873 (p.195-197)
Refused petition to lay out a road [Huntington Boulevard] running from [Freeman Road] to a public road [Dundee Road] 11-12-1873 (p.198-200)
Held annual Town Meeting at G. Peck’s Wagon Shop and supervised election of officials 4-7-1874 (p.204-205)
Surveyed and laid out [Palatine Road] running from [Rohlwing Road] to [Wilke Road] 6-13-1874 (p.207-210)
Vacated Wilson Road [Baldwin Road] running from [Wilke Road] to [Rohlwing Road], said vacation to take effect when the Dean Road [Palatine Road mentioned above] is opened 5-20-1874 (p.211-212)
Could not reach agreement with Timothy Dean on damages to be paid for use of his land for [Palatine Road]; summoned a jury made up of the Supervisors of Jefferson, Maine and West Chicago Townships which decided that the benefits and damages of the road cancelled each other out 7-2-1874 (p.212-214)
Held annual Town Meeting at house of Jacob Mosser and supervised election of officials 4-6-1875 (p.216-218)
Instructed Commissioners of Highways to purchase one new road scraper for each of the four road districts. no date (p219-220)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hall of Jacob Mosser; read report of Highway Commissioner:
Land Road Tax: $660.53
Poll Tax $486.00
Number of days 326
Number of miles of roads 75
Number of large bridges 20
Number of small bridges over 200;
and supervised election of officials 4-4-1876 (p.222-225)
Surveyed a road [Old Plum Grove Road] running from [Hartung Road] near the cheese factory south to the Chicago and Dundee Road [Algonquin Road]; said road had been laid out by authority of the County or County Commissioner’s Court and had been used for twenty years but never recorded 5-19-1876 (p.226)
Refused petition to build a road beginning at the north end of Smith Street and running north to Wilson Road [Northwest Highway] 2-26-1877 (p.231-236)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hall of Jacob Mosser and supervised election of officials 4-3-1877 (p.238-241)
Decided to use only the poll tax and not levy real estate or personal property taxes to pay for roads; instructed the Overseers of Highways to drive in the willow trees at inlets to bridges 4-9-1877 (p.241)
Surveyed and laid out a private road [Smith Road] running from Wilson Road [Northwest Highway] to a point a half mile to the north, map 4-12-1877 (p.242-247)
Refused petition to lay out a road [Cedar Street] running from Chicago Avenue [Palatine Road] to [Illinois Avenue] 7-19-1877 (p.249-251)
Listed expenses; appointed Aaron Hale Commissioner of Canada Thistles 8-28-1877 (p.251-255)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hall of Jacob Mosser; decided to appoint a pound master for each of the four road districts to restrain cattle etc. from running at large through the town; supervised election of officials 4-2-1878 (p.258-260)
Held annual Town Meeting at hall of Jacob Mosser; discussed methods of destroying thistles; supervised election of officials 4-1-1879 (p.266-270)
Surveyed Plum Grove Road [Old Plum Grove Road] 7-9-1879 (p.272-273)
Held annual Town Meeting at William Hunnerberg’s Hall; decided not to have a Thistle Commissioner for the coming year; decided to keep a separate account for each bridge costing over $75; supervised election of officials 4-6-1880 (p.277-280)
Refused petitition to lay a road running parallel and just south of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad tracks from [Roselle Road] to Slade & Co’s lumber yard [Brockway Street] 10-14-1880 (p.283-284)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hall of William Hunneberg and supervised election of officials 4-5-1881 (p.285-287)
Held annual Town Meeting at Henneberg Hall and supervised election of officials 4-4-1882 (p.288-289)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hunneberg’s Hall and supervised election of officials 4-3-1883 (p.291-293)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hunneberg’s Hall and supervised election of officials 4-1-1884 (p.296-298)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hunneberg’s Hall and supervised election of officials 4-7-1885 (p.299-301)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hunneberg’s Hall and supervised election of officials 4-6-1886 (p.304-306)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hunneberg’s Hall and supervised election of officials 4-5-1887 (p.307-309)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hueneberg’s Hall; instructed Supervisor to pay $25 to the committee appointed by the Grand Army of the Republic for decorating graves of our soldiers; supervised election of officials 4-3-1888 (p.310-312)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hueneberg’s Hall; paid G.A.R. $50 for decorating soldier’s graves on Decoration Day; supervised election of officials 4-2-1889 (p.313-315)
Held special Town Meeting at Hueneberg’s Hall and supervised election of the Town Constable 12-10-1889 (p.316-317)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hueneberg’s Hall and supervised election of officials 4-1-1890 (p.318-319)
Held annual Town Meeting at Hueneberg’s Hall and supervised election of officials 4-7-1891 (p.321-323)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall; adopted the Australian system of voting and supervised election of officials 4-5-1892 (p.324-325)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials 4-4-1893 (p.326-327)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials 4-3-1894 (p.328-329)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials 4-2-1895 (p.330-331)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials 4-7-1896 (p.332-333)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials; at least 404 voters present 4-6-1897 (p.334-335)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials 4-5-1898 (p.336-337)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall; authorized the purchase of an atlas not to exceed $100; supervised election of officials; at least 613 voters present 4-4-1899 (p.338-339)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials; at least 339 voters present 4-3-1900 (p.340-341)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall; earmarked $25 for the poor and supervised election of officials; at least 496 voters present 4-2-1901 (p.342-343)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials; at least 315 voters present 4-1-1902 (p.344-345)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials at two precincts: Village Hall and Danielson’s Store 4-7-1903 (p.346-347)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials 4-5-1904 (p.348-350)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials 4-3-1905 (p.351-353)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials 4-2-1907 (p.360-362)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials 4-11-1908 (p.363-365)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials at Precinct No. 1 (Hunerberg Hall) and Precinct No. 2 (Village Hall) 4-6-1909 (p.366-368)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and supervised election of officials 4-5-1910 (p.369-371)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall and sent judges to Precinct No. 1 (Hunerberg Hall or Knigge’s Hall) and Precinct No. 2 (Village Hall) to supervise election of officials 4-4-1911 (p.372-374)
Held annual Town Meeting at Danielsen’s Furniture Store; 4-2-1912 (p.375-377)
Held annual Town Meeting at Danielsen’s Furniture Store; 4-1-1913 (p.377-380)
Held annual Town Meeting at Danielsen’s Furniture Store; agreed to form a Township High School District; began tabulating votes by gender 4-7-1914 (p.381-384)
Held annual Town Meeting at Danielsen’s Furniture Store; voters passed a special tax for gravel, rock, macadam or other hard roads 6-6-1915 (p.385-388)
Held annual Town Meeting at Seip’s Hall 4-4-1916 (p.389-392)
Held annual Town Meeting at Seip’s Hall 4-3-1917 (p.393-396)
Held annual Town Meeting at Seip’s Hall; abolished poll tax 4-2-1918 (p.397-401)
Held annual Town Meeting at Seip’s Hall 4-1-1919 (p.402-404)
Held annual Town Meeting at Old Post Office building 4-6-1920 (p.405-409)
Held meeting of Board of Auditors at Village Hall 4-2-1921 (p.410)
Held Meeting of Board of Auditors at Village Hall 4-4-1922 (p.411)
Held annual Town Meeting at Old Post Office building 4-9-1921 (p.412-415)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall; earmarked $50 to clean up the cemetery at Staples Corner 4-5-1922 (p.416-419)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall; earmarked $50 to repair the fence and clean Staples Corner cemetery 4-3-1923 (p.420-422)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-1-1924 (p.423 -427)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-7-1925 (p.428-431)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-6-1926 (p.432-435)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-5-1927 (p.436-438)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-3-1928 (p.439-441)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-2-1929 (p.442-446)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-?-1930 (p.447-448)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-7-1931 (p.449-450)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-5-1932 (p.451-452)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall; voted to seek legal advice on deeding Cady Cemetery to the Cady Cemetery Association 4-4-1933 (p.453-457)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-3-1934 (p.458)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall; planned to lease Cady Cemetery to the Cady Cemetery Association reserving a space 16.5 feet wide in the back of the cemetery for the Township; the Association to maintain the grounds and the lease to run 99 years 4-2-1935 (p.460)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall; discussed levying 3 mills per dollar on the assessed valuation in the Township for the poor and indigent people of the Township 4-7-1936 (p.461)
Held special Town Meeting; discussed very heatedly the question of raising taxes for relief; voted that the tax shall be one mill on the dollar; discussed the question of hiring and paying an investigator for relief, but decided that no monies can be spent until tax anticipation warrants are sold which is problematical due to the public not wanting to buy them; voted to leave the question of hiring and paying an investigator up to the discretion of the Supervisor 7-18-1936 (p.463)
Set the salaries of Supervisor and Town Clerk for the work of handling relief cases 7-31-1936 (p.464)
Held special Town Meeting; levied a tax of thirty cents per hundred dollars for the purpose of providing funds for relief 10-28-1936 (p.465)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall 4-6-1937 (p.466)
Held annual Town Meeting at Village Hall; levied a tax of $12,000 for the relief and support of all poor and indigent persons in the Township (p.467); passed a resolution licensing, regulating and directing the location of junk yards 4-5-1938 (p.468-471)
Held meeting 5-3-1938 (p.472)