Monthly Town Board Meetings
are held at 7:00PM, on the last Wednesday of each month, at the Orrock Town Hall - unless otherwise noted.
Map to Town Hall
26401 - 180th St. NW
Big Lake, MN 55309
Upcoming Meeting Agenda
NOTE - Should you wish to be placed on a future agenda, contact the Township Clerk no later than TEN (10) DAYS prior to the meeting, at which you wish to address the Township Board.
ANNUAL MEETING Tuesday March 13, 2018 @ 7:00PMMarch 28 - Town Board Meeting
Local Board of Appeal & Equalization - Wed. April 11, 2018 4:00PMApril 25 - Town Board Meeting
Wednesday May 30, 2018
Wednesday July 25, 2018 @ 7:00PM
Tuesday August 14, 2018 - PRIMARY ELECTIONS 8AM – 8PM
Wednesday August 29, 2018 @ 7:00PM
Wednesday September 26, 2018 @ 7:00PM
Wednesday October 31, 2018 @ 7:00PM
Tuesday November 6, 2018 GENERAL STATE ELECTIONS & TOWN BOARD ELECTIONS 8AM – 8PM
Wednesday November 28, 2018 @ 7:00PMWednesday December 28, 2018 @ 7:00PM
Wednesday January 30, 2019 @ 7:00PM
Information on Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge is planningna series of prescribed burns to be conducted during March, April and May when weather and safety conditions are right to meet the objectives of the burns. Prescribed burns help to maintain and restore the natureal habitats for wildlife and reduce the chance of wildfires outside the refuge. The oak savanna ecosystem, with its plants and wildlife, is adapted to fire and depends on periodic burning for continued existence. The refuge averages around 4,000 acres of prescribed burning each year.
For questions concerning the refuge prescribed burns, call the refuge office at 763-389-3323 or visit their website (below).
Information on Sand Dunes State Forest Stakeholder Advisory Group
Sand Dunes - Stakeholder Advisory Group
Information on Sand Dunes State Forest
Recent legislation (S.F. 844, Sec. 155) specifies that DNR notify Orrock Township in writing at least 40 days before conducting a prescribed burn.
The MN DNR plans
to burn 20-24 brush piles in the Sand
Dunes State Forest sometime between August
31, 2017, and April 1, 2018. The actual
burn days will depend on the weather and
wind direction. The MN DNR doesn’t plan to
burn that whole time, it will be about 5-8
days to complete. The specific location
and other information can be found at the
link below. Sherburne County 911 dispatch
center will receive daily notifications
each day on which the MN DNR will be
Link to the DNR website, for
the Anoka Sand Plain Subsection Plan.
To subscribe to email
updates on future information related to
activities in the Sand Dunes State
Enter your email address, and click on “Go.” On the next page, check the box next to “Sand Dunes State Forest” under the heading “Destinations.”
Orrock Township Request for Proposals
Snow Removal 2018-23
Orrock Township is requesting proposals (RFP) for snow removal on 45.28 miles of township roads. This request is for a one-year with separate option of five-year contract covering one snow season beginning November 1, 2018 and ending approximately May 15, 2023. Proposals are to be received in the Orrock Township Hall no later than April 23, 2018.
Application here: 2018-23SnowRFP