Turtle Lake Township Meetings

The board of supervisors of Turtle Lake Township meets on the first Monday of every month. If that date falls on a holiday, the meeting will be held on the following Monday.

Special Meeting Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of Turtle Lake Township, Beltrami County, Minnesota, will conduct a special meeting on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 6:00 PM at the Turtle Lake Town Hall, for the purpose of designating a polling place for the 2019 election year and to interview applicants for the position of township clerk.
Dated: December 7, 2018

Lynn Johnson, Clerk
12421 Lake Beltrami Rd NE
Bemidji, MN 56601


Turtle Lake Township has a part time job opening for the position of Township Clerk. Interested persons are asked to submit their resume to:

Turtle Lake Township Clerk
12421 Lake Beltrami Rd NE
Bemidji, MN 56601

Regular monthly meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 7:00pm.

Duties include but are not limited to:

 Prepare and post agendas
 Take and finalize minutes
 Maintain CTAS accounting system
 Enter claims and payroll into CTAS accounting system
 Send claims and payroll reports to Treasurer
 Prepare packets for monthly meetings and send to Board
 Take phone calls from constituents
 Maintain website
 Have custody of and maintain all Township records

As needed and during winter months
 Contact attorney for Board
 Post special meeting notices and agendas
 Turn on heat prior to monthly meetings in winter
 Shovel
 Clean town hall and outhouse

 Annual reporting to State Auditor
 Annual exclusion report to PERA
 Annual work comp report for MATIT
 Run township elections-March
 Contact potential Election Judges to work March elections
 Work with County Auditor on elections
 Host annual town meeting-March

 Run Primary and General elections
 Contact potential Election Judges to work Primary and General Elections
 Return election results to County after polls close

Residency in Turtle Lake Township is not required, but proximity to Turtle Lake Township is desirable.

Must have office space available in home.