Officials

Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 P.M. at Avon Township Hall. The Town is governed by a Board of Supervisors who are elected for a three-year term in the annual Township elections (2nd Tuesday in March). The Board is supported by a Clerk and Treasurer who are each elected to a two-year term. The Clerk is elected in even years while the Treasurer is elected in odd years.

Supervisor

Ken Mergen supervisorKen Mergen
Term expires: 2022
15648 Parkwood Circle
Avon, MN 56310
320-356-2275
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Ken replaces William Huston who is on leave of absence.

Supervisor

Rich Sanoski supervisorRich Sanoski
Term expires: 2021
18574 Co Rd 54
Albany, MN 56307
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Supervisor

Mike Linn supervisorMike Linn
Term expires: 2023
PO Box 418
Avon, MN 56310
320-267-1035
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Clerk

Steve Saupe clerkStephen Saupe
Term expires: 2022
16881 Queens Rd
Avon, MN 56310
320-248-8036
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Treasurer

Kelly Martini treasurerKelly Martini
Term expires: 2021
13994 Norway Rd
Avon, MN 56310
320-356-9134
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Other

Deputy Clerk: Marion Gondringer
Deputy Treasurer: Paul Buttweiler
Stearns County Assessor: Kathy Korte
Town Maintenance: Joe Koopmeiners
Snowplow Operator: Joe Koopmeiners
Housekeeper: Dolores Pilarski

Appointments:

Supervisors appoint individuals for the following positions / duties:

Chair: Mike Linn
Vice Chair: Ken Mergen
County Liaison: Ken Mergen
Fifth Monday: Rich Sanoski
Fire Board: Mike Linn

Grounds & Buildings: Mike Linn
Humane Society Rep: Rich Sanoski
Joint City/Twp Plng Board: Ken Mergen & LeRoy Gondringer (Mike Linn alternate)
Legal: Ken Mergen

Maintenance Worker Supervisor: Mike Linn
Planning Commission Liaison: Rich Sanoski
Roads & Snow: Mike Linn
Weeds & Roadside Restoration: Rich Sanoski

 

Planning Commission Members

The Planning Commission meets the last Wednesday of the month at 7:00 P.M. at Avon Township Hall. Individuals wishing to serve on the Planning Commission should complete an application and submit it to the Town Clerk. If there is an opening, applicants are reviewed (evaluation form) and interviewed and ultimately appointed by the Board of Supervisors at their April meeting. The term is for three-years and begins at the April meeting. Planning Commission policies and procedures are available. Members of the Planning Commission elect a chair and vice-chair at the April meeting. Members are reviewed (review form) at the end of their term. Members of the Avon Township Planning Commission are:

LeRoy Gondringer, Chair
Term: 2018-2021
18093 360th St.
Albany, MN 56307
320-845-8450

Ken Mergen, Vice-Chair
Term: 2019-2022
15648 Parkwood Circle
Avon, MN 56310

Stephen Saupe
Term: 2020-2023
14993 325th St.
St. Joseph, MN 56374
320-248-8036 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Richard Sanoski
Term: 2018-2021
18574 Co Rd 54
Albany, MN 56307
320-260-1025 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kamela Mohs
Term: 2020-2023
719-352-6886

 

Township Hall of Fame

Avon Township is a great place to live in part because of the foresight of many individuals.  Please see our Honor / Hall of Fame page for a list of these individuals (and their terms of service).