Delano Herald Journal Legal Notices
New public notices published in the issue of Nov. 24, 2014

City of Loretto
Notice of Public Hearing
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Loretto will hold a Truth in Taxation public hearing to present the proposed levy and operating budget regarding the amount of property taxes it is proposing to collect to pay for the costs of services the City will provide in 2015. The proposed levy for the General Fund is $337,695. The Council will also discuss amending the fee schedule for 2015 with an increase in the Special Meeting of Council rate from $600 plus expenses, to $1,100 plus expenses. The public hearing will be held during the regular scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 7:00 p.m. or as soon as the matter may be heard, in the Council Chambers at 279 N. Medina Street, Loretto, MN 55357. All persons are welcome to attend this public hearing to express their opinions on the budget, the proposed amount of the property tax levy, and the proposed amendments to the Fee Schedule. Written and oral comments will be accepted.
Mary K. Schneider
City Clerk Treasurer
City of Loretto
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Nov. 24, 2014.

City Council December Meetings
The regularly scheduled December 9, 2014 and December 23, 2014 Independence City Council meetings have been canceled due to scheduling conflicts.
These meetings have been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. following the Truth in Taxation Meeting at 6:45 p.m.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Nov. 24, 2014.

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers at 1920 County Road 90 on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. to review the following requests:
1. Tom Spears (Applicant/Owner) requests that the City consider the following action for the property located at 2880 Lindgren Lane, Independence, MN (PID No. 13-118-24-24-0014):
a. A variance from the requisite setbacks to permit a non-conforming structure to be expanded. The variance would allow the expansion of the existing home on the property.
2. A proposed text amendment to the City of Independence Ordinances as follows:
a. Chapter 5, Section 540 – Zoning: Telecommunications Towers and Facilities; consideration to amend the number and square footage permitted for accessory buildings associated with a telecommunications tower.
3. Planning Commission interpretation of the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to windmills. Review the City’s zoning ordinance and determine intent of the stated definition and restrictions for windmills.
The items highlighted above may have a direct or indirect effect on your property. All persons wishing to be heard with reference to these applications will be given the opportunity at this meeting. Written comments can be directed to City Hall, 1920 County Road 90, Independence, MN 55359. Plans are available for review at the City Office.
CITY OF INDEPENDENCE By Planning Commission
Toni Hirsch,
City Clerk-Administrator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Nov. 24, 2014.