WHEREAS, the virus named COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that has not previously been identified in humans and can easily spread from person to person; and

WHEREAS, on March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared that the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States constitutes a National Emergency; and

WHEREAS, on March 13, 2020, Governor Tim Walz declared a Peacetime State of Emergency to authorize all necessary resources to be used in support of the COVID-19 response; and

WHEREAS, COVID-19 has been identified by the World Health Organization as a pandemic, and the Untied States Centers for Disease Control has provided guidance for individuals, healthcare professionals, and businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19; and

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Tina McKeever, Supervisor Chair of the Township of Schroeder, HEREBY PROCLAIM:

  1. The Township Staff is directed to review ordinance and regulatory requirements, operations, civil and legal proceedings, events, and resources to determine whether the foregoing should be adjusted or suspended, and to make recommendations regarding additional emergency regulations to support the residents of the Township of Schroeder
  1. All Township departments and offices are directed to operate and support the response to this incident, under the direction and coordination of the Emergency Management Director and Emergency Management Team, including implementing new employee protocols, strategies, and processes to ensure that public services are maintained.
  1. Directs the Township’s Clerk-Treasurer and other appropriate staff to request and coordinate appropriate aid and resources from surrounding jurisdictions, the State of Minnesota, and the Federal government, as needed.
  1. Declares, under Minnesota Statues, Section 13D.021, that in-person meetings of the Township of Schroeder are not practical or prudent due to the COVID-19 health pandemic and the peacetime emergency declared by Governor Walz pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 12, and hereby directs that meetings of the Township shall be conducted by telephone or other electronic means, and hereby directs Staff to take such action as may be necessary to enable such meetings to occur via telephone or other electronic means pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 13D.021, until such time as it is no longer impractical or imprudent for the Township of Schroeder to resume in-person meetings.

Dated this 1st day of April, 2020

Supervisor Chair – Tina McKeever



The Final Order in the matter of the Petition for Detachment of Property from the Tofte-Schroeder Sanitary Sewer District (TSSSD) has been approved. To view the Final Order click below:

Final Order-Tofte-Schroeder SD Detachment



The Annual Town Meeting is held the 2nd Tuesday of March each year at the Schroeder Town Hall, 124 Cramer Rd., at 8 PM. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and help decide on matters concerning your township. The Election of Officers is held the same day and place. Polls are open from 5-8 PM.


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