About Us

Meetings take place the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Woodland Township Hall, located at 9065 Clementa Ave SW, Montrose, MN 55363 or as posted.   (Listed below are the regular monthly meeting dates for last quarter of 2022 and beginning of 2023:

 Oct 10,2022, Nov 14, 2022, Dec 12, 2022, Jan 9, 2023, Feb 13, 2023, Mar 13, 2023,  Annual Meeting – March 14, 2023

Telephone is 763-658-4252. E-mail is woodland.township@gmail.com

Township Right of Way

The township right of way is 33 feet from the center of the road. Before any work is done in the right of way, you must notify the Town Clerk at 763-658-4252.

Garbage Pickup

The township doesn’t provide garbage service. Residents must arrange with a local sanitation company for pickup

Recycling:

Recycling is paid for with your tax dollars and the cost to the residents is the same whether you recycle or not. Your participation is welcomed and appreciated!  Recycling is provided by Republic Services/Randy’s Sanitation.   Please call Republic Services/Randy’s Sanitation for a container. 763-972-3335

Clean Up/Recycling Day:

Usually held the second Saturday in September from 8 to 11 a.m.  In 2023 Clean up/Recycling Day is tentatively set to be held on Saturday, Sept 9, 2023.

Burning Permits

A burning permit is not required during the winter months when there are three inches or more of snow on the ground or if the fire is contained in a three foot by three foot area.  It is never permissible to burn garbage, construction debris or hazardous materials.  Please follow any restrictions that may be in place.  Burning Permits are available from the DNR. https://webapps15.dnr.state.mn.us/burning-permits/

Building permits

Building permits may be obtained by calling Wright County Planning and Zoning, 763-682-7338.

Electricity

Wright-Hennepin Electric (763) 477-3000 or (800) 943-2667 

Xcel Energy, Residential Customer Service, (800) 895-4999; Business Solution Center, (800) 895-4949.

ATV/OHV Info:

This past summer, Woodland has received numerous concerns about the children on ATV/OHV. The main concern is the safety and lives of the drivers and riders of these vehicles.  It is illegal for anyone under the age of 10 to operating one of these vehicles on public property at any time. Everyone under the age of 18 must wear helmets and have a safety certificate if operating on public lands. Please use the link below to view and rules and regulation from the DNR. The Wright County Sheriff’s Department asks that anytime you see someone illegally operating an ATV/OHV on public property to please call the sheriff’s office while it is happening.  Please Ride Safe – Ride Smart!

Off-highway Vehicle Regulations

Snowmobile Info:

Minnesota has over 22,000 miles of snowmobile trails. Access to the trails depends on the cooperation of landowners, non -motorized trail users, other recreationists and local unite of government. The vast majority of trails are groomed and maintained by snowmobile club volunteers. Trespassing is the most frequent complaints landowners have against snowmobilers. Always ask permission before entering private lands. Please use the link below to view the rules and regulations from the DNR.  Please be a safe and responsible rider!

Snowmobile Regulations