Staffed Office Hours:
Tues & Wed 9am-5pm

Email Hours: Monday 9am-5pm & Friday 9am-2pm

See notice regarding temporary hours

Phone: 651-462-3009
Email: clerk@lenttownship.com

Address:
Lent Township
33155 Hemingway Ave.
Stacy, MN 55079

Upcoming:

December 1 - 7:00 pm Special Joint Powers Meeting (City or Webex)

December 16 - 7:00 pm Road Committee Meeting 

The December 9 Planning Commission Meeting & December 15 Town Board Meeting will be held via Zoom 

The meetings will be hybrid: Zoom/in-person. **Residents are to attend meetings remotely unless meeting arrangements are made prior to the meetings by emailing clerk@lenttownship.com

You will be asked to identify your name and address for the record (minutes)

 

 

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Hall Rented 4:00 pm
Hall Rented
Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
2
The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 5pm
3
NO Pickleball!
NO Pickleball!
Nov 3 all-day
 
General Election 7:00 am
General Election
Nov 3 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
General Election
https://www.lenttownship.com/wp-content/uploads/2020-Chisago-County-General-Election-Information.pdf General Election Notice 2020 November 3 Lent Township Sample Ballot School District 138 Lent Sample Ballot School District 2144 Lent General Election Notice 2020 November 3 Lent Township LENT TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION  To the Electors of the
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Open 9am - 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
The office is open by appointment only. Please call or email clerk@lenttownship.com to set up a time to meet with Kelly. We may find that your project can be done via email. Voicemails will be returned Tuesdays and Wednesdays ONLY Email clerk@lenttownship.com for faster
4
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Open 9am - 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
The office is open by appointment only. Please call or email clerk@lenttownship.com to set up a time to meet with Kelly. We may find that your project can be done via email. Voicemails will be returned Tuesdays and Wednesdays ONLY Email clerk@lenttownship.com for faster
CSOAF Packing Night 6:00 pm
CSOAF Packing Night
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm
CSOAF Packing Night
http://www.csoaf.com/ http://www.csoaf.com/donations.html
5
Hall Rented 3:30 pm
Hall Rented
Nov 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
6
The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 2pm
7
8
Hall Rented 4:00 pm
Hall Rented
Nov 8 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
10
No Pickleball
No Pickleball
Nov 10 all-day
 
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Open 9am - 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
The office is open by appointment only. Please call or email clerk@lenttownship.com to set up a time to meet with Kelly. We may find that your project can be done via email. Voicemails will be returned Tuesdays and Wednesdays ONLY Email clerk@lenttownship.com for faster
Hall Rented – Grief Group 4:00 pm
Hall Rented – Grief Group
Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Loss of Spouse Grief Support Group from 4:00 – 5:30. If you’re interested in joining the group, you must call (651) 257-7837 to register first. No drop-ins!
Lent Township Planning Commission Meeting November 10, 2020 Notice of Meeting to be Held via Telephone and Electronic Means (Zoom) 7:00 pm
Lent Township Planning Commission Meeting November 10, 2020 Notice of Meeting to be Held via Telephone and Electronic Means (Zoom)
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm
Notice of Phone-Electronic PZ Meeting 11-10-2020 Due to the Peacetime Emergency declared by Governor Walz under Minnesota Statutes Chapter 12, the Health Pandemic that is COVID-19 as labeled by the Center for Disease Control, and Lent Township resolution 2020-11, the
Planning Commission Agenda 7:00 pm
Planning Commission Agenda
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm
November 10, 2020 11-10-2020 P&Z Agenda
Planning Commission Meeting 7pm 7:00 pm
Public Hearing Notice 7:00 pm
Public Hearing Notice
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm
PHN 11-10-2020 Text Amendment Chapter 2 Section 3 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom by dialing 1-312-626-6799 US (Chicago) from your phone Meeting ID: 858 7149 6837 Passcode: 282588, the Lent
Public Hearing Notice Lent Township 7:00 pm
Public Hearing Notice Lent Township
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm
PHN 11-10-2020 Text Amendment CHAPTER SIX NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom by dialing 1-312-626-6799 US (Chicago) from your phone Meeting ID: 858 7149 6837 Passcode: 282588, the Lent Township Planning
11
Hall Rented
Hall Rented
Nov 11 all-day
 
Office CLOSED-No Planning Commission Meeting
Office CLOSED-No Planning Commission Meeting
Nov 11 all-day
Office CLOSED-No Planning Commission Meeting
The Planning Commission meeting is on Tuesday, November 10th at 7:00 pm
12
Hall Rented 3:30 pm
Hall Rented
Nov 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
Board of Canvassing Agenda 5:30 pm
Board of Canvassing Agenda
Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm
Board of Canvassing Meeting 11-12-2020
Meeting of Canvassing Board 5:30 pm
Meeting of Canvassing Board
Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm
Board of Canvassing Notice 2020 Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 5:30 pm the Canvassing Board will meet to review and certify the Election results. The meeting will be held at the Town Hall at
Hall Rented – GS 6:00 pm
Hall Rented – GS
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm
 
13
The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Nov 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 2pm
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15
Hall Rented 4:00 pm
Hall Rented
Nov 15 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
16
The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 5pm
17
No Pickleball
No Pickleball
Nov 17 all-day
 
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Open 9am - 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
The office is open by appointment only. Please call or email clerk@lenttownship.com to set up a time to meet with Kelly. We may find that your project can be done via email. Voicemails will be returned Tuesdays and Wednesdays ONLY Email clerk@lenttownship.com for faster
NOTICE OF TOWN BOARD WORKSHOP 11-17-2020 6:00 pm
NOTICE OF TOWN BOARD WORKSHOP 11-17-2020
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Notice of Board Workshop 11-17-2020 Notice is hereby given that a quorum of the Lent Town Board of Supervisors and Staff will meet to discuss Bridging Divides: Civil Discussions During an Election Year at 6:00pm at the Town Hall: 33155
Board Agenda 7:00 pm
Board Agenda
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm
November 17, 2020 Board Agenda
Lent Township Town Board Meeting November 17, 2020 Notice of Meeting to be Held via Telephone and Electronic Means (Zoom) 7:00 pm
Lent Township Town Board Meeting November 17, 2020 Notice of Meeting to be Held via Telephone and Electronic Means (Zoom)
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm
Notice of Phone-Electronic Board Meeting 11-17-2020 Due to the Peacetime Emergency declared by Governor Walz under Minnesota Statutes Chapter 12, the Health Pandemic that is COVID-19 as labeled by the Center for Disease Control, and Lent Township resolution 2020-11, the
Town Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Town Board Meeting
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm
 
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The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Open 9am - 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
The office is open by appointment only. Please call or email clerk@lenttownship.com to set up a time to meet with Kelly. We may find that your project can be done via email. Voicemails will be returned Tuesdays and Wednesdays ONLY Email clerk@lenttownship.com for faster
19
Hall Rented 3:30 pm
Hall Rented
Nov 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
20
The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 2pm
22
Hall Rented 4:00 pm
Hall Rented
Nov 22 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
23
The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 5pm
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The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Open 9am - 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
The office is open by appointment only. Please call or email clerk@lenttownship.com to set up a time to meet with Kelly. We may find that your project can be done via email. Voicemails will be returned Tuesdays and Wednesdays ONLY Email clerk@lenttownship.com for faster
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The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Open 9am - 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
The office is open by appointment only. Please call or email clerk@lenttownship.com to set up a time to meet with Kelly. We may find that your project can be done via email. Voicemails will be returned Tuesdays and Wednesdays ONLY Email clerk@lenttownship.com for faster
27
Office Email Closed
Office Email Closed
Nov 27 all-day
Office Email Closed
The office is Closed on Fridays. The office email is Closed today.
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29
Hall Rented 4:00 pm
Hall Rented
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
30
The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 5pm

Email permit applications to clerk@lenttownship.com Please make sure to check to see if a Certificate of Compliance (COC) permit is required. If you're not sure, please let us know.

Snow-Plow-Policy-pdf

Mailbox-Policy-pdf

Email clerk@lenttownship.com if you would like to receive special meeting notices or agendas

Current Burning Permit Restrictions

 

 

About Lent Township

Lent Township is a small, independent community nestled along the western edge of Chisago County, in east central Minnesota. Lent Township prides itself on maintaining its rural character while planning for quality development, making it a truly desirable place to live, play, work, and raise a family. In 2008, the words “Community Comes Naturally” were chosen as the most appropriate description of Lent Township’s most valued assets – the local resident’s caring attitude and the abundant natural resources that make our community stand out.

Public Notices

  • Notice of Road Committee Meeting Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Road Committee Meeting December 16,2020 Notice

    Notice is hereby given that on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 7:00pm there will be a Road Committee meeting at the Town Hall, 33155 Hemingway Ave., Stacy, MN 55079. Call 1-312-626-6799 (Chicago) Meeting ID: 825 9974 5799 Passcode: 389829 to join the meeting on your phone.

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82599745799?pwd=MzQyRk1tWDlDd2IwSWV6azJYMzBtZz09

    Meeting ID: 825 9974 5799 Passcode: 389829

    A quorum of the Town Board is likely to be present at the meeting. The public is expected to join remotely. If you would like to attend in-person, you must make arrangements 2 weeks prior to the meeting by emailing clerk@lenttownship.com.

    Kelly Wood, Township Clerk

  • Planning Commission Meeting December 9, 2020 Notice of Meeting to be Held via Telephone and Electronic Means (Zoom)

    Notice of Phone-Electronic PZ Meeting 12-9-2020

    Due to the Peacetime Emergency declared by Governor Walz under Minnesota Statutes Chapter 12, the Health Pandemic that is COVID-19 as labeled by the Center for Disease Control, and Lent Township resolution 2020-11, the Planning Commission meeting shall be conducted through electronic and telephonic means. If the public wishes to listen to the meeting, the public should:

    To dial in from your phone for the December 9, 2020 Planning Commission meeting, call 1-312-626-6799 US (Chicago) Meeting ID: 834 8435 4017 Passcode: 850202

    To join the Planning Commission meeting from your computer or device, link

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83484354017?pwd=b1VPSDcwaUhwQ0lEU2ZmRTNVS2JtUT09

    Meeting ID: 834 8435 4017

    Passcode: 850202

    Email clerk@lenttownship.com with any questions or to make meeting arrangements. The public is expected to attend remotely unless meeting arrangements are made at least one week prior to the meeting.

    Kelly Wood, Township Clerk

  • Notice of Special Joint Powers Meeting
  • Notice of Public Hearing for a Community Solar Garden Interim Use Permit (IUP) Application

    PHN Cornillie 1 IUP 12-9-2020

    Notice is hereby given that on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom by dialing1-312-626-6799 (Chicago) on your phone Meeting ID: 834 8435 4017 Passcode: 850202, the Lent Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to solicit public response to a request from Gordian Energy Systems – Cornillie 2 Holdings LLC for an Interim Use Permit (IUP) to construct a 1 MWac Community Solar Garden at 35342 Kost Trail, North Branch, Minnesota 55056. PIN: 05.00007.00.

    The Planning Commission will make a recommendation regarding the application request to the Town Board for their meeting to be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom by dialing 1-312-626-6799 (Chicago) on your phone. Meeting ID: 832 0908 0946 Passcode: 019154.

    The public is expected to join via Zoom or make meeting arrangements by emailing clerk@lenttownship.com or by calling 651-462-3009 one week prior to each meeting. Zoom meeting links for your computer or device are posted on lenttownship.com or can be obtained from the Clerk. All application materials are available for public viewing.

    Those persons having an interest in said meetings are encouraged to attend remotely.

    Kelly Wood, Township Clerk

  • Public Hearing Notice Lent Township

    PHN 12-9-2020 Cliffs Falcon View Rezoning

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom by calling 1-312-626-6799 (Chicago) on your phone Meeting ID: 834 8435 4017 Passcode: 850202, the Lent Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to solicit public response to a request to rezone the property at 33003 Falcon Ave., Stacy, MN 55079. PIDs: 05.00256.40, 05.00256.30, 05.00256.50. The applicant is requesting to rezone the parcels from Rural Residential – Agriculture to Rural Residential-II. The Planning Commission will make a recommendation regarding the proposed request to rezone the parcels to the Town Board for their meeting to be held on December 15, 2020, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom by dialing 1-312-626-6799 (Chicago) on your phone Meeting ID: 832 0908 0946 Passcode: 019154.

    The public is expected to join via Zoom or make meeting arrangements by emailing clerk@lenttownship.com or by calling 651-462-3009 one week prior to each meeting. Zoom meeting links for your computer or device are posted on lenttownship.com or can be obtained from the Clerk.

    Those persons having an interest in said meetings are encouraged to attend remotely.

    Kelly Wood, Township Clerk

  • NOTICE OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 6 SECTION 5.01 GOVERNING ENFORCEMENT OFFICE AND CITATION POWERS ORDINANCE NO. 2020-06

    Notice of Or. 2020-06

    Amendment: E. added as follows:

    1. Violation Notice Procedures
    2. Courtesy Notice – The Township shall send the property owner an informational notice regarding Township ordinances and current violations.
    3. First Notice of Violation – If the violation remains 30 days following the courtesy notice, the Township shall send the first notice of violation.
    4. Second Notice of Violation – If the violation remains 30 days following the first notice, the Township shall send the second notice of violation.
    5. Third Notice of Violation – If the violation remains 30 days following the second notice, the Township shall send the third notice of violation.
    6. Fourth Notice of Violation – If the violation remains 30 days following the third notice, the Township shall send the fourth notice of violation as well as a civil citation in accordance with the Townships annual fee schedule.
    7. Fifth Notice of Violation – If the violation remains 30 days following the fourth notice, the Township shall send the fifth notice of violation as well as a civil citation in accordance with the Townships annual fee schedule.
    8. Sixth Notice of Violation – If the violation remains 30 days following the fifth notice, the Township shall send the sixth notice of violation as well as a civil citation in accordance with the Townships annual fee schedule.
    9. Additional Notices of Violation – If the violation remains 30 days following the sixth notice, the Township shall send a monthly notice of violation as well as a civil citation in accordance with the Townships annual fee schedule until the violation is cleared.
    10. Repeat Violation – If a property is found to have violated, cleared, and then again violated the same ordinance within a 12 month period then the Township shall begin its enforcement actions with the Fourth Notice of Violation and civil citation in accordance with the Township annual fee schedule.

    Passed by the Lent Town Board on the 17th day of November 2020.

    Rick Keller, Chairperson

    Attest: Kelly Wood, Clerk

Updates

Do you have photos of the Township that you would like to share? Please email them to clerk@lenttownship.com and we will post them to the website!