Enterprise Dispatch Legal Notices
New public notices published in the issue of Nov. 26, 2012
See also: Dassel-Cokato school budget 2012-13

Notice of Proposed Property Taxes
The Dassel City Council will hold a public hearing on its budget and on the amount of property taxes it is proposing to collect to pay for the costs of services the city will provide in 2013. All Dassel city residents are invited to attend the public hearing of the city council to express their opinions on the budget and on the proposed amount of 2013 property taxes. The hearing will be held on:
Monday, December 3rd, at 6:00pm
Dassel City Hall Community Room
460 3rd Street
Dassel, MN
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Nov. 26, 2012.

Minnesota Statues Chapter 333
The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business.
1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Miller Mediations, LLC
2. Principal place of business: 15725 US Highway 12 SW, Cokato, MN 55321
3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name or if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address. Miller Mediations, LLC. 15725 US Highway 12 SW, Cokato, MN 55321
4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
Dated: Nov. 13, 2012
Miller Mediations, LLC
15725 US Highway 12 SW
Cokato, MN 5532
By: /s/ Lesley Miller
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Nov. 26 and Dec. 3, 2012.

Meeker County Highway Department will hold an informal open house to discuss improvements and obtain comments on the proposed improvements of County State Aid Highway 5, formerly 170th Street, from CSAH 15 to CSAH 18 in Collinwood Township.
The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 4-7:00 p.m. in the Dassel City Hall at 460 3rd Street, Dassel. Interested parties living along or owning land adjacent to CSAH 5 in the above referenced area are encouraged to attend.
The scope of the proposed improvements to CSAH 5 include: rebuilding and resurfacing the road providing a future (2015) 12’ paved driving lane and a 4’ wide gravel shoulders, realignment at selected locations.
Additional right of way will be required along the entire length of the project. A tentative schedule for the start of right of way acquisition and project construction will be discussed.
Mark Spies
Assistant Highway Engineer
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Nov. 12, 19, and 26, 2012.

In partnership with our communities, Dassel-Cokato Public Schools will provide all learners opportunities designed to maximize their potential and promote lifelong learning.
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Thursday, October 25, 2012.
Chairman Bjork called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Tormanen, McConkey, Bjork, and Bender. The following were absent: Linder. Members of the administration and public were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by Bender, accepting the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by Bender, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $1,825,622.35 Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Communications/Open Forum: None
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: Principal Morris reported on: English department summer writing and digital initiative, high school course proposals.
Technology Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Vice Chair Tormanen reported on the 10-23 meeting which included: TREK, licensure for work experience, monitoring and compliance with MDE, Audit
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the fourth month of the fiscal year. Business Manager Palmer also reviewed the investment report with the board. Business Manager Palmer also report that after the first MARSS submission of the fiscal year, ADM for the district is at 2,220. The budget was built on 2,236.
Superintendent’s Report – Superintendent Powers reported on: Lift station, RTS board nomination, MSBA Winter Workshop reservations
DCRISC – None.
SEE – Clerk Bender reported on the 10-23 SEE Regional Meeting
Student Report – Student Representative Brett Abrahamson reported on fall sports and fine arts
Other Reports - Vice Chair Tormanen reported on a speaker he heard regarding education in Finland
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by Clemen approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the September 27, 2012 Regular Board Meeting and October 8, 2012 Special Board Meeting. Approval of Wire transfers made on September 28th for $175,000, October 1st for $650,000, and October 15th for $625,000. Personnel Items: Resignation of Starla Powers as a Cokato Elem Special Needs Para effective 9/28/2012, Resignation of Lisa Grack as a Cokato Elem Special Needs Para effective 9/28/2012, Employment of James Tex Haapala as a contracted Type III Driver of Van 50 effective 9/4/2012, Employment of Connie Hendrickson as a contracted Type III Driver of Van 58 effective 9/4/2012, Resignation of Katie Atkinson as a junior high softball coach effective 9/25/2012, Request approval of up to 8 weeks FMLA for Kim Johnson beginning approximately January 1, 2013, Approval of Winter 2012-13 coach/advisor assignments as recommended by Activities Director Thinesen . Acceptance of Donations: From Hazel Dahlman - $500 to the foster grandparent program at Cokato Elementary, From Cokato Dairy Queen - $340 to Cokato Elementary, From Cokato Dairy Queen - $340 to Dassel Elementary, From Kemps Nickels for Schools – $565.85 to Cokato Elementary, From Allina Medical – $70 donated to Cokato Elementary, From Mattson Cartridges - $17.30 to Cokato Elementary, From Target - $1,710.56 to Cokato Elementary, From Sew Friendly Quilt Guild - $50.00 to Cokato Elementary, From Target - $126.27 to the ALC, From Robert & Karen Grossheider - $50 to the bike path, From Lions Club - $500 to Long Lake Conservation trip, From Kemps Nickels for Schools - $175.95 to Dassel Elementary. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by McConkey, seconded by Bender, approving Abby Lang as a new CAC member for the 2012-13 school year. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by McConkey, approving the hiring of a .5 kindergarten teacher and a .5 kindergarten paraprofessional to expand the Boost program for the remainder of the school year. This hiring is contingent upon enough students being signed up for the additional section. Program start date will be determined by the elementary principals. Motion carried unanimously.
The November Regular board meeting was moved from 11/22 to 11/29.
Motion by McConkey, seconded by Tormanen, approving a resolution in support of a form A application to the MSHSL Foundation. Activities Director Thinesen is applying for a MSHSL Foundation Grant and this resolution is a required part of the application. Motion carried unanimously.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:00PM.
Irene Bender, Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Nov. 26, 2012.