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:

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 7:00 pm Annual Meeting at the Town Hall - Information can be found on the Township Government Page

The March Planning Commission & Town Board Meeting will be held via Zoom 

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

Zoom attendees: Email your public comment one week prior to meetings

 

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 5pm
Joint Powers 7:00 pm
Joint Powers
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm
Joint Powers
30785 Forest Blvd, Stacy, MN 55079
Joint Powers Agenda 7:00 pm
Joint Powers Agenda
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm
SLFD JP Meeting Agenda March 1, 2021
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One Week Until the Annual Meeting!
One Week Until the Annual Meeting!
Mar 2 all-day
Check the Township Government Page of the website for important meeting information! 2021 Annual Meeting Notice
The Annual Meeting is in 1 week!
The Annual Meeting is in 1 week!
Mar 2 all-day
2021 Annual Meeting Notice
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Mar 2 @ 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
Pickleball 6:00 pm
Pickleball
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm
Player MUST bring clean tennis shoes to wear Skinnyball will be played Maximum of 12 players in the Hall Masks must be worn when not playing 6′ physical distancing must be maintained
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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
Mar 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
CSOAF Packing Night 6:00 pm
CSOAF Packing Night
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm
CSOAF Packing Night
http://www.csoaf.com/ http://www.csoaf.com/donations.html
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The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 2pm
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Hall Rented 4:00 pm
Hall Rented
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 5pm
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No Pickleball
No Pickleball
Mar 9 all-day
 
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Mar 9 @ 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
2021 Annual Meeting 7:00 pm
2021 Annual Meeting
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm
2021 Annual Meeting Notice Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of the Township of Lent, County of Chisago, State of Minnesota that the Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm at
Annual Meeting Agenda 7:00 pm
Annual Meeting Agenda
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm
Annual Meeting Agenda
2021 Annual Meeting Agenda Audience All safety precautions will be taken to make this meeting as safe as possible for those who join in-person. If you are attending the meeting via Zoom, please sign in at 6:30 to check in
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Hall Rented
Hall Rented
Mar 10 all-day
 
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Mar 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
Notice of Remote Meeting 7:00 pm
Notice of Remote Meeting
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
Notice of Phone-Electronic PZ Meeting 3-10-2021 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83188744182?pwd=ZlNoQi9ublF0bk1JMU9aSFI4UWxjUT09 Meeting ID: 831 8874 4182 Passcode: 620035
Planning Commission Agenda 7:00 pm
Planning Commission Agenda
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
March 10, 2020 3-10-2021 P&Z Agenda
Planning Commission Meeting 7:00 pm
Public Hearing Notice of Preliminary and Final Plat in Lent Township 7:00 pm
Public Hearing Notice of Preliminary and Final Plat in Lent Township
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
PHN 3-10-2021 Cliffs Falcon View Prelim and Final Plat NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com) the Lent Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to solicit public
Public Hearing Notice of Text Amendment Chapter 2: Section 5.10. Rural Transit Center District. D. Interim Uses 7:00 pm
Public Hearing Notice of Text Amendment Chapter 2: Section 5.10. Rural Transit Center District. D. Interim Uses
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
PHN 3-10-2021 5.10. Rural Transit Center District D. Interim Uses NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com) the Lent Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to solicit
Public Hearing Plat Language 7:00 pm
Public Hearing Plat Language
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
PHN 3-10-2021 Final Plat language — 3.05 Preparing and Filing the Final Plat NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com) the Lent Township Planning Commission will hold a public
Public Hearing Screening 7:00 pm
Public Hearing Screening
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
PHN 3-10-2021 Screening language — SECTION 3. DEFINITIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com) the Lent Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to solicit public response
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14
Hall Rented 4:00 pm
Hall Rented
Mar 14 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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No Pickleball
No Pickleball
Mar 16 all-day
 
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am
The Office is Open 9am – 5pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 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!
Bad Weather Date for Annual Meeting – Only if Needed due to bad weather – Annual Meeting is March 9 7:00 pm
Bad Weather Date for Annual Meeting – Only if Needed due to bad weather – Annual Meeting is March 9
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm
The date of the Annual Meeting is Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm. 2021 Annual Meeting Notice
Town Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Town Board Meeting
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm
 
Town Board Meeting March 16, 2021 Notice of Meeting to be Held via Telephone and Electronic Means (Zoom) 7:00 pm
Town Board Meeting March 16, 2021 Notice of Meeting to be Held via Telephone and Electronic Means (Zoom)
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm
Notice of Phone-Electronic Board Meeting 3-16-2021 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
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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
Mar 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
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21
Hall Rented 4:00 pm
Hall Rented
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 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
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 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!
Pickleball 6:00 pm
Pickleball
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm
Player MUST bring clean tennis shoes to wear Skinnyball will be played Maximum of 12 players in the Hall Masks must be worn when not playing 6′ physical distancing must be maintained
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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
Mar 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 Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Office is Closed - Email is Open!
Email clerk@lenttownship.com from 9am – 2pm
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Tentative Date Easter Festival
Tentative Date Easter Festival
Mar 27 all-day
This is a tentative date per the Governors orders.
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Hall Rented 4:00 pm
Hall Rented
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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The Office is Closed – Email is Open! 9:00 am
The Office is Closed – Email is Open!
Mar 29 @ 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
Mar 30 @ 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
Mar 30 @ 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!
Parks Meeting 6:00 pm
Parks Meeting
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm
 
Pickleball 6:00 pm
Pickleball
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm
Player MUST bring clean tennis shoes to wear Skinnyball will be played Maximum of 12 players in the Hall Masks must be worn when not playing 6′ physical distancing must be maintained
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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
Mar 31 @ 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
CCATO Meeting 7:00 pm
CCATO Meeting
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm
 

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

  • Public Hearing Notice of Preliminary and Final Plat

    PHN 3-10-2021 Cliffs Falcon View Prelim and Final Plat

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com) the Lent Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to solicit public response to a request from Sherco Construction for a proposed preliminary and final plat for a single-family subdivision property at 33003 Falcon Ave., Stacy, MN 55079. PIDs: 05.00256.40, 05.00256.30, 05.00256.50. The applicant is proposing fourteen (14) lots. The Planning Commission will make a recommendation regarding the proposed request to the Town Board for their meeting to be held on March 16, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com)

    The public is expected to join via Zoom or make in-person meeting arrangements by emailing clerk@lenttownship.com or by calling 651-462-3009 one week prior to each meeting.

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83188744182?pwd=ZlNoQi9ublF0bk1JMU9aSFI4UWxjUT09

    Meeting ID: 831 8874 4182 Passcode: 620035

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

    Kelly Wood, Township Clerk

     

  • Public Hearing Notice of Text Amendment Chapter 2: Section 5.10. Rural Transit Center District. D. Interim Uses

    PHN 3-10-2021 5.10. Rural Transit Center District D. Interim Uses

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com) the Lent Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to solicit public response to a proposed text amendment to Chapter 2, Section 5.10 D. Interim Uses. The proposed amendment is to add 13. “Other uses that complement the purpose statement of this district and that the Board or Planning Commission deem appropriate.” The Planning Commission will make a recommendation regarding the proposed amendment to the Town Board for their meeting to be held on March 16, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com)

    The public is expected to join via Zoom, make in-person meeting arrangements by emailing clerk@lenttownship.com or by calling 651-462-3009 one week prior to each meeting.

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83188744182?pwd=ZlNoQi9ublF0bk1JMU9aSFI4UWxjUT09

    Meeting ID: 831 8874 4182 Passcode: 620035

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

    Kelly Wood, Township Clerk

  • Public Hearing Notice of Text Amendment of Final Plat language Chapter 3: Section 3:3.05 Preparing and Filing the Final Plat

    PHN 3-10-2021 Final Plat language — 3.05 Preparing and Filing the Final Plat

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com) the Lent Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to solicit public response to a proposed text amendment to Chapter 3, Section 3 Platting Procedure: 3.05 Preparing and Filing the Final Plat. The Planning Commission will make a recommendation regarding the proposed amendment to the Town Board for their meeting to be held on March 16, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com)

    The public is expected to join via Zoom, make in-person meeting arrangements by emailing clerk@lenttownship.com or by calling 651-462-3009 one week prior to each meeting. March Planning Commission Zoom meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83188744182?pwd=ZlNoQi9ublF0bk1JMU9aSFI4UWxjUT09 Meeting ID: 831 8874 4182 Passcode: 620035

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

    Kelly Wood, Township Clerk

     

  • Public Hearing Notice of Text Amendment of Screening language Chapter 2: Section 3: Definitions

    PHN 3-10-2021 Screening language — SECTION 3. DEFINITIONS

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com) the Lent Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to solicit public response to a proposed text amendment to Chapter 2, Section 3 Definitions: Screening. The Planning Commission will make a recommendation regarding the proposed amendment to the Town Board for their meeting to be held on March 16, 2021, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom (link posted on lenttownship.com)

    The public is expected to join via Zoom, make in-person meeting arrangements by emailing clerk@lenttownship.com or by calling 651-462-3009 one week prior to each meeting. March Planning Commission Zoom meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83188744182?pwd=ZlNoQi9ublF0bk1JMU9aSFI4UWxjUT09 Meeting ID: 831 8874 4182 Passcode: 620035

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

    Kelly Wood, Township Clerk

  • Planning Commission Meeting March 10, 2021 Notice of Meeting to be Held via Telephone and Electronic Means (Zoom)

    Notice of Phone-Electronic PZ Meeting 3-10-2021

    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 March 10, 2021 Planning Commission meeting, contact the Clerk. It is preferred that you Zoom from the link.

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

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83188744182?pwd=ZlNoQi9ublF0bk1JMU9aSFI4UWxjUT09

    Meeting ID: 831 8874 4182

    Passcode: 620035

    The link is also on the homepage of lenttownship.com

    Pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 13D.021, subd. 1, members of the public are discouraged from attending the meetings in person. The Lent Town Board has determined that permitting the public to enter the regular meeting location (Lent Town Hall) is not prudent because of the health pandemic involving COVID-19.  Some or all members of the Town Board or Planning Commission may attend these meetings remotely pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 13D.021, subd. 1.

    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. Email your public comment one week prior to the meeting.

     

    Kelly Wood, Township Clerk

  • Lent Township Public Notice of Annual Town Meeting on March 9, 2021 7:00 pm

    2021 Annual Meeting Notice

    Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of the Township of Lent, County of Chisago, State of Minnesota that the Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Lent Town Hall, 33155 Hemingway Avenue, Stacy, MN 55079 and remotely via Zoom. If weather prohibits the Annual Meeting from being held on March 9, 2021, the bad weather date is set for Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm. The alternate date is used only if inclement weather prevents the meeting from being held on March 9.

    If you plan to attend the meeting in person, you will be required to wear a mask, practice six-foot physical distancing requirements and follow all safety guidelines.

    The Zoom meeting link for your computer or device is posted on lenttownship.com. Meeting documents and information are posted on the Township Government tab of lenttownship.com. Log on by 6:30 pm to identify yourself with your name and address. Email clerk@lenttownship.com with any questions or to sign up for public comment.

    A quorum of the Town Board is likely to be present at the meeting.

    Kelly Wood, Lent Township 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!