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New public notices published in the issue of Feb. 9, 2015

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in conditions of the following described mortgage:
DATE OF MORTGAGE: April 15, 2005
MORTGAGOR: Janet L. Berzins and Ronald K. Berzins, wife and husband.
MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.
DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded April 19, 2005 Wright County Recorder, Document No. A955377.
ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Bank of America, N.A. successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP. Dated June 19, 2009 Recorded June 29, 2009, as Document No. A1121787 and by document dated November 21, 2011, recorded December 5, 2011 as document no. A1189398.
TRANSACTION AGENT: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.
TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON MORTGAGE: 100177700000374058
LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR STATED ON MORTGAGE: KleinBank dba KleinMortgage
RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER: Bank of America, N.A.
MORTGAGED PROPERTY ADDRESS: 7938 Brighton Avenue Southeast, Delano, MN 55328
TAX PARCEL I.D. #: 208200084304
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: The West 726 feet of the SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 8, Township 118, Range 25, except the North 900 feet thereof, according to the U.S. Government Survey thereof
COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Wright
ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $283,120.00
AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $341,038.84
That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; That no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof;
PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows:
DATE AND TIME OF SALE: April 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM
PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff’s Office, Wright County Law Enforcement Center, 3800 Braddock Avenue N.E., Buffalo, MN
to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns unless reduced to Five (5) weeks under MN Stat. §580.07.
TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23 is 11:59 p.m. on October 14, 2015 unless that date falls on a weekend or legal holiday, in which case it is the next weekday, and unless the redemption period is reduced to 5 weeks under MN Stat. Secs. 580.07 or 582.032.
MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE:None
“THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.”
Dated: January 30, 2015
Bank of America, N.A.
Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee
USSET, WEINGARDEN AND LIEBO, P.L.L.P.
Attorneys for Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee
4500 Park Glen Road #300
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 925-6888
18 - 15-001172 FC
THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, and 16, 2015.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
2015 DUST CONTROL
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by Franklin Township Clerk/ Treasurer until 4:00 p.m. (CST), Monday, March 2, 2015 for the furnishing of all labor and material for the purpose of applying an 18 or 24 foot wide (as directed by township) application of dust control materials to approximately 60 miles (more or less) of gravel/granite roads in Franklin Township, Wright County, Minnesota.
Contract Documents may be seen at the office of the Township Clerk/Treasurer 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, Minnesota 55328. Appointments requested 763-972-3741.
Bids shall be directed to the Township Clerk/Treasurer, 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, MN 55328 securely sealed, and endorsed upon the outside wrapper “BID FOR 2015 DUST CONTROL.” Clerk must be in receipt of bid on or before the due date & time set forth in this notice. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. (CST) at the Township Hall, 8735 Wright County Road 16, Delano, Minnesota 55328.
The Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the contract in the best interest of the Township.
By Order of the Franklin Town Board of Supervisors.
Denise Olson,
Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Franklin
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9 and 16, 2015.

Summary Minutes
City Of Delano
Special Workshop
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Pro Tem, Betsy Stolfa, called the special workshop of Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to order at 7:00pm.
2. Roll Call
Members Present: Mayor Pro Tem Betsy Stolfa; Council Members: Dan Vick, Derek Schansberg, and Jack Russek
Members Absent: Mayor, Dale Graunke
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Paula Bauman, Recorder; Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
3. Special Order of Business
1. Review draft 2015 Budget, Tax Levy and 2015-2019 Capital Improvement Plan.
Bloch reviewed his memo dated November 25 regarding the 2015 Budget, Tax Levy and Capital Improvement Plan. The current draft are the same as the originals presented earlier this year.
2. Discuss Public Works Staffing.
This item was removed from the agenda.
3. Discuss Compensation Plan.
Phil Kern and Brian Bloch briefly discussed 2014 Compensation Plan and compared City of Delano employees to the Delano Municipal Utilities salaries and insurance benefits.
4. Discuss Liquor License Requirements
Staff introduced Jose Lopez, owner and operator of El Molcajete Mexican Restaurant and Cantina, Inc. Mr. Lopez would like to open a second restaurant in Delano. Unfortunately, Mr. Lopez’s location does not meet the seating or the valuation requirement.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, November 25, 2014 was adjourned.
Betsy Stolfa, Mayor Pro Tem Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2015.

Minutes
City of Delano
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, December 16, 2014 to order at 7:00pm.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Dan Vick, Derek Schansberg, and Jack Russek
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk/AV; Heather Libby, Wenck Associates; Devin Massopust, Management Analyst; Bobby Schoen, Administrative Intern; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the agenda for the regular City Council/ Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, December 16, 2014 as submitted. Motion carried.
3. Minutes
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the minutes 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D and 3E as submitted. Motion carried.
5. Consent Items
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Dan Vick to approve Consent items 5A1, 5A2, and 5A3 as submitted. Motion carried.
A. City:
1. Purchase of a laptop for the Senior and Community Services Coordinator.
2. Consider Pay Request No. 2 for the Delano Liquor Store Expansion Project.
3. Pay Request No. 15 for 2013 Infrastructure Improvements Project.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
A. Consider amendment to the current City Code regarding intoxicating liquor license.
1. Adopt Ordinance O-14-11 amending Chapter 5, Licensing and regulation of alcoholic beverages amending the definition of restaurant and lower the building valuation in the intoxicating liquor license standards of the Delano City Code.
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to adopt Ordinance O-14-11 amending Chapter 5 licensing and regulation of alcoholic beverages amending the definition of restaurant and lower the building valuation in the intoxicating liquor license standards of the Delano City Code with the amendments of the following: 1. Remove the minimum of 125 guests or such other seating capacity. 2. Removed valuation requirements. Motion carried.
B. Consider a request from South Fork Brewing Company for an On-Sale Taproom, Sunday Taproom Sales, and Off-Sale Growlers Permit.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jack Russek to approve request from South Fork Brewing Company for an On-Sale Taproom, Sunday Taproom Sales, and Off-Sale Growlers Permits subject to submission of all required paperwork, licenses and fees. Motion carried.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Plan for the maintenance, replacement and efficient operations of the City’s equipment, buildings, and infrastructure, energy and utility systems.
A. Motion approving Anisia Light Services, Inc. and Oldschool Handyman Services as a preferred contractors to the City.
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Jack Russek to approve Anisia Lighting Services, Inc., and Oldschool Handyman Services as a preferred contractor to the City. Motion carried.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, City staff, Employees and Commission members.
A. Minutes of the Delano Fire Department meeting of Thursday, November 13, 2014.
B. Minutes of the Delano Fire Department Relief Association meeting of Tuesday, November 11, 2014.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Ensure the City has a well-trained productive and accountable workforce to meet the changing needs of the community.
A. Motion to adopt Resolution R-14-41 amending the City of Delano Guidelines and procedures for the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt Resolution R-14-41 amending the City of Delano Guidelines and procedures for the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. Motion carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve City Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to approve EDA claims as submitted. Motion carried.
18. Other Business
A. Discuss potential acquisition of PID 208-200-013102 – Litfin Property near Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to enter into closed session to discuss potential acquisition of Litfin property near Wastewater Treatment Plant. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jack Russek to exit out of closed session.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Dan Vick to authorize staff to test wells located within the parcel of potential acquisition subject to being able to get work done before closure and extension of agreement. Motion carried.
18. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, December 16, 2014 was adjourned at 8:30pm.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk /s/ Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2015.

Summary Minutes
City of Delano
Special Workshop
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
6:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the City of Delano Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, December 16, 2014 to order at 6:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Council Members Betsy Stolfa, Dan Vick, Derek Schansberg, and Jack Russek
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Assistant City Administrator; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. Special Order of Business
A. Conduct annual performance review of the City Administrator.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick Motion to enter into closed session for the purpose of performing the annual performance review of the City Administrator. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to exit out of closed session.
B. Consider Public Works Organizational Changes.
Phil Kern discussed possible changes to the Public Works Organizational Changes, Compensation Plan changes, cost of living and insurance benefits. The main objectives is to 1. Maintain equity amongst compensation plans and benefits within the City of Delano and the Delano Municipal Utilities. 2. Maintain a compensation plan that allows the City to perform its mission and goals, while providing annual review and adjustment based on inflation and market conditions.
C. Consider elimination of vacant positions.
Staff is recommending eliminating the vacant position that still appear either on the City’s Organizational Plan or Compensation Plan.
D. Consider amendments to the City’s Compensation Plan.
Council discussed the current Compensation Plan. Kern discussed the pay equity laws and how the step system works.
E. Consider 2015 cost of living adjustment and benefit plan contributions.
This item was discussed in item B.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to adjourn the special workshop at 7:00 p.m. and reconvene following the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting. Motion carried.
The special workshop was reconvened at 8:35 p.m.
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to eliminate the three current positions with the Public Works Department and create the positions of Public Works Senior Maintenance Worker and Public Works General Maintenance Worker within the Public Works Department. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jack Russek to end Matthew Matter’s Seasonal Employment status within the Delano Public Works and appoint him to the full-time position of Public Works General Maintenance Worker. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to eliminate the positions that are no longer necessary within the City of Delano: Public Works Director, Parks & Street/Utility Foreman, Motor Vehicle Coordinator, Administrative Assistant II, and Assistant to the City Administrator. Motion carried.
Motion by Derek Schansberg to amend the current Compensation Plan with the addition of level 10. Motion failed due to lack of second.
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Jack Russek to eliminate step one of the current City of Delano’s Compensation Plan with the addition of another step for Step Nine. Motion carried.
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve a Cost of Living Increase of 2.5% with an insurance benefit of $11,700. Motion carried.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss – the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, December 16 was adjourned at 8:55 p.m.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor /s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk /s/ Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2015.

Minutes
City of Delano
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 6, 2015, to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Oath of Office
A. Mayor – Dale Graunke
B. Councilmember – Jason Franzen
C. Councilmember – Holly Schrupp
3. Roll Call & Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jack Russek, Jason Franzen and Holly Schrupp
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Heather Libby, Wenck Associates; Devin Massopust, Management Analysis; Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk/AV; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the agenda for Tuesday, January 6, 2015, with the additions of the following items to consent: Pay Request No. 2 for the T.H. 12 Turn Lane Improvements S.P. 8602-51 to Hardrives Inc. for $32,083.26 and Change Order No. 2 for the TH 12 Intersection Improvements to Hardrives, Inc. for $2,318.76. Add the following items to Other Business: Discuss purchase of Litfin property across from the Waste Water Treatment Plant. Motion carried.
4. Election of Officers – City Council and Economic Development Authority
A. City Council
1. Mayor Pro-Tem (2014-Betsy Stolfa)
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Jason Franzen to appoint Betsy Stolfa as Mayor Pro-Tem. Motion carried.
B. Economic Development Authority
1. President
2. Vice President
3. Treasurer
4. Assistant Treasurer
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jack Russek to appoint Dale Graunke as President; Jason Franzen as Vice President; Holly Schrupp as Treasurer; Brian Bloch as Assistant Treasurer; and Phil Kern as Secretary of the Delano Economic Development Authority. Motion carried.
5. Minutes
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the minutes as submitted. Motion carried with Dale Graunke abstaining.
A. Minutes of the Delano City Council special workshop of Tuesday, November 25, 2014.
B. Summary minutes of the Delano City Council special workshop of Tuesday, November 25, 2014, for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
7. Consent Items
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the consent items as submitted. Motion carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
A. City:
1. Appointment of the Delano Herald Journal as the 2015 Official Newspaper for the City of Delano.
2. Consider and adopt Resolution R-15-01 regarding monetary limits on municipal tor liability.
3. Motion authorizing purchase of curtain and proper hardware for Riverside Commons building.
4. Motion approving hiring of Nick Dornfeld to fill Winter Maintenance position with the Public Works Department.
5. Pay Request No. 2 for the T.H. 12 Turn Lane Improvements S.P. 8602-51 to Hardrives Inc. for $32,083.26.
6. Change Order No. 2 for the TH 12 Intersection Improvements to Hardrives, Inc. for $2,318.76.
B. EDA
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the EDA consent items as submitted. Motion carried.
1. Approve a revision to the house rules for the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Office.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
A. Consider increasing Sanitary Sewer User Rates.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Jason Franzen approve no increase in the Sanitary Sewer User Rates for 2015. Motion carried.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: Manage the City’s growth so that it is high quality and consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
A. Motion approving development agreement for Parkview Hills 5th Addition.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to approving development agreement for Parkview Hills 5th Addition. Motion carried.
19. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the City Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the EDA Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
20. Other Business
A. Discuss potential acquisition of PID 208 200 013102 – Litfin Property near Waste Water Treatment Plant.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to enter into closed session to discuss the potential acquisition of PID 208 200 013102 – Litfin Property near the Waste Water Treatment Plant. Motion carried.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to exit out of closed session.
21. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 6, 2014 was adjourned at 8:45 p.m.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk /s/ Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2015.

Summary Minutes
City of Delano
Special Workshop
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
6:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 13, 2015.
2. Roll Call
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jack Russek, Jason Franzen, and Holly Schrupp
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Bobby Schoen, Administrative Intern; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. Special Order of Business
A. Discuss 2014 Employee of the Year nominations.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to select Sarah Lindahl within the Motor Vehicle Department for 2014 Employee of the Year. Motion carried.
B. Discuss dynamic signs.
Staff, while working with the Delano Chamber, have been looking into options for a welcome to Delano monument sign on the highway. Staff will continue to look into the project and bring back to the City Council at a later date.
C. Consider offer for purchase of 203 Bridge Avenue East (Rivertown building).
Staff has been contacted by a party who would like to purchase the Rivertown building, 203 Bridge Avenue East. The buyer would like to purchase on a contract for deed agreement with a lump sum payment up front and payments over time.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss – the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 13, 2015 was adjourned at 7:00 p.m.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk /s/ Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2015.

Summary Minutes
City of Delano
Joint Workshop
City Council/Economic Development Authority
and
Delano Water, Light and Power
Tuesday, january 13, 2014
7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special joint workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority and the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission of Tuesday, January 13, 2015 to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call
City Council Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; City Council members Betsy Stolfa, Jack Russek, Jason Franzen, and Holly Schrupp
City Staff: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Delano Water, Light and Power Commission members present: Chairman, Jonathan Ness, Commissioners Randy Keranen, Derek Schansberg, and Adam Steffl
Utility Staff: Hal Becker, General Manager; Aimee Dreger, Recorder
3. Special Order of Business
A. General Updates from Council and Commission
Chairman Jonathan Ness and City Administrator gave brief updates regarding current projects with the city.
B. Discuss quarterly meeting schedule.
Mayor Graunke discussed the proposed quarterly meeting schedule and asked if this schedule can be kept. Meetings would be held on the second Tuesday of every quarter.
C. Discuss Consistency with Employment Issues (Personnel Policies, Compensation, Benefits, etc.)
Kern stated staff is currently working on a redraft of the City’s personnel policy using a template from the League of MN Cities. Currently, the City and Delano Municipal Utilities policies are different and discussed the possibility of bringing the two policies closer together.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the joint workshop of the Delano City Council and the Delano Water, Light and Power commission of Tuesday, January 13, 2015 was adjourned at 8:45pm.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor /s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk /s/ Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2015.

Minutes
City of Delano
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
6:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 20, 2015 to order at 6:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jack Russek, Jason Franzen, and Holly Schrupp
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Alan Brixius, City Planner; Scott Dornfeld, Building Official; Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion by Jack Russek seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the agenda of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 20, 2015 with the addition of 15A: Trailblazer Transit update. Motion carried.
3. Minutes
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the minutes 5A, 5B, 5C, and 5D as submitted. Motion carried.
A. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, December 16, 2014.
B. Summary minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, December 16, 2014 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
C. Minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, December 16, 2014.
D. Minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 6, 2015.
5. Consent Items
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the consent items 5A1, 5A2, 5B1, 5B2, and 5B3 as submitted. Motion carried.
A. City
1. Authorize the purchase of one 60” mower and one 72” mower for Delano Public Works Department.
2. Authorize the purchase of Elgin Pelican Street Sweeper for the Delano Public Works Department.
3. Approve the installation of new flooring in the public works office area.
B. EDA
1. Approve additions to the security camera system in the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa building from Security & Sound Co.
2. Approve the operating budget for FYE 03/31/16 for the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments to be submitted to HUD.
3. Quarterly Financial Report of the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments for the 3rd Quarter of fiscal year 2014-2015.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
A. Consider request from Steve Rogers, 169 Raymond Avenue, to reserve park dedication fee for potential community swimming pool project.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to deny the request from Steve Rogers, 169 Raymond Avenue, to reserve park dedication fee for potential community swimming pool project. Motion carried.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: Manage the City’s growth so that it is high quality and consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
A. Consider request from Jose Gerardo and Laura Lopez, d/b/a El Molcajete Mexican Restaurant and Cantina located at 45 Babcock Boulevard for a Conditional Use Permit for Outdoor Dining and a Variance from Size of Outdoor Dining Area.
1. Adopt Resolution R-15-02 approving a conditional use permit and variance for outdoor dining associated with El Molcajete Restaurant at 45 Babcock Boulevard in Delano, MN.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adopt Resolution R-15-02 approving a conditional use permit and variance for outdoor dining associated with El Malcajete Restaurant at 45 Babcock Boulevard in Delano, MN. Motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
B. Consider request from Jose Gerardo and Laura Lopez, El Molcajete Mexican Restaurant and Cantina Inc., for an on-sale and Sunday sale liquor license.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve request from Jose Gerardo and Laura Lopez, El Molcajete Mexican Restaurant and Cantina Inc., for an on-sale and Sunday sale liquor license. Motion carried.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, City Staff, Employees and Commission members.
A. Minutes of the Delano Planning Commission meeting of Monday, February 10, 2014.
B. Minutes of the Delano Planning Commission meeting of Monday, March 10, 2014.
C. Minutes of the Delano Planning Commission meeting of Monday, June 9, 2014.
D. Minutes of the Delano Planning Commission meeting of Monday, July 14, 2014.
E. Minutes of the Delano Planning Commission meeting of Monday, September 8, 2014.
F. Minutes of the Delano Planning Commission meeting of Monday, October 13, 2014.
15. Other Business
A. Trailblazer Transit update.
Councilmember Jack Russek updated Council on his recent meeting regarding Trailblazer Transit.
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the City Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
18. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 20, 2015 was adjourned at 6:55 p.m.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk /s/ Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2015.

Summary Minutes
Special Workshop
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 20, 2015 to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jack Russek, Jason Franzen, and Holly Schrupp
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator
3. Special Order of Business
A. Interview and appoint members to various commissions.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jack Russek to appoint Kristin Nelson, Sean Peterson and re-appoint Dan Menk, Thomas Schaffer, and Merle Wagner to the Park and Recreation Commission. Appoint Mike Merriman to the Public Safety Commission. Re-appoint Jonathan Ness to the Water, Light and Power Commission. All appointments will expire on February 28, 2018. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jack Russek to appoint Steve William, Jeff Demeules and re-appoint Dale Jensen to the Delano Planning Commission. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to appoint the following Councilmembers to the City of Delano’s various commissions and committees: Dale Graunke liaison to the following: Planning Commission, School Subcommittee and Economic Development Authority Committee. Appoint Betsy Stolfa to the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission, and liaison to the following: School Subcommittee, and Highway 12 Safety Coalition. Appoint Holly Schrupp as liaison to the Park and Recreation Commission. Appoint Jason Franzen as liaison to the following: Delano Fire Relief Association, Senior Advisory Board, and Sustainability Taskforce. Appoint Jack Russek as liaison to the following: Public Safety Commission, and Wright County Area Transportation. Motion carried.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 20, 2015 was adjourned at 9:55 p.m.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk /s/ Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2015.

MINUTES
Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Independent School District 879, Delano Public Schools
The organizational meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 879, Delano, Minnesota, was held on Monday, January 5, 2015, at Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 7:01 p.m. with the following members in attendance: Johnson, Milano, Durick, Black, Larson, Baker, and Seguin.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS (approved unanimously)
The Board elected A. Johnson as Chairperson, R. Durick as Vice Chairperson, C. Milano as Clerk and L. Seguin as Treasurer.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously)
ANNUAL DESIGNATIONS (approved unanimously)
Official Newspaper (Delano Herald Journal), School Board Compensation, School Attorneys, Memberships, Federal Grants, Authority to Make Electronic Fund Transfers, Signatures for Elementary Activity Fund, Prepayment of Bills, Mileage Reimbursement Rate, Official Depositories, School Board Regular Meeting Times and Dates for 2014 and Renewal of Board Operating Protocol.
APPOINT MEMBERS TO BOARD COMMITTEES AND REPRESENTATIVES (approved unanimously)
The meeting adjourned at 7:22 p.m. The preceding is a summary of the unofficial minutes. The full text of the unofficial minutes is on file in the District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota and also available on the school district’s website www.delano.k12.mn.us. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM at Delano City Hall.
Carolyn Milano,
Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2015.

MINUTES
Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Independent School District 879, Delano Public Schools
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 879, Delano, Minnesota, was held on Monday, January 26, 2015, at Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 5:47 p.m. with the following members in attendance: Johnson, Milano, Baker, Larson, Black, Durick and Seguin.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously)
WORK SESSION
Board reviewed discussion items: Jazz Band Extended Field Trip, Feasibility Study, Policy Updates, MAWSECO Joint Powers Agreement, 2015-16 School Calendar, Superintendent Mid-Year Review.
PROGRAM REVIEW
Activities Update – Mike Lindquist, Activities Administrator
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 11-15-14, and special meeting minutes of 12-11-14 and 1-5-15, the current budget status with year-to-date adjustments, investment transactions, wire transfers, Minnesota Liquid Assets fund, cash report, revenue and expense fund totals, expense reports and disbursements.
RESOLUTION OF ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS (approved unanimously)
Board approved retirements/resignations/terminations, recommendations of employment and contract changes which include: Retirements/resignations/terminations include: DHS Custodian, DHS Head Softball Coach. Recommendations of Employment include: DES Paraprofessional, DMS Long-Term Substitute Language Arts Teacher, DHS Head Girls Track and Field Coach, (2) CE Student Aide, (2) CE Tiger Kids Club Student Aide, CE Student Aide Soccer Coach. Contract changes/approvals which include: District-wide ELL Teacher-additional day added to primary assignment due to increased student needs.
PUBLIC COMMENT: None
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Superintendent Schoen reported on Feasibility Study. R. Klinkner reported on DMS PIE technology purchase, NAEP testing, MS discipline Skyward Mobile App use, annual student survey. S. Heil reported on EXPLORE/PLAN/Parent Registration meetings, 2015-16 Student Registration Handbook. D. Schuler reported on FAST assessments, I Love to Read Month, DES Winter Activity Night, Fall Fundraiser limosine ride and Tiger Fun Fair. M. Reeder reported on Food Service Administrative Review and Special Education fiscal monitoring. D. Johnson reported on Tiger Kids Club summer registration, ECFE classes, Twinkle, Twinkle Dance, ARISE Group event, Minnesota Reading Corps student benchmarks, Destination ImagiNation, MAGA gymnastics teams, CE/Wright County Soccer, swimming lessons and summer programming. Abbey Hutchins and Thomas Grover reported on DES, DMS and DHS activities and responses to students’ questions. Board heard reports from: MAWSECO, Wright Technical Center, Schools for Equity in Education (SEE), Delano Area Sports Arena (DASA), Professional Development.
OLD BUSINESS: None
NEW BUSINESS (approved unanimously)
Board approved first and only read of Policies 206, 208, 423, 502, 503, 525, 615, 701.1, 807, and 905 due to non-substantive and/or legal reference changes, Resolution Limiting Open Enrollment and Adopting Standards for Accepting and Rejecting Open Enrollment Applications, Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative Joint Powers Agreement, and the DHS Jazz Band Request for an Extended Field Trip.
The meeting adjourned at 8:23 p.m. The preceding is a summary of the unofficial minutes. The full text of the unofficial minutes is on file in the District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota and also available on the school district’s website www.delano.k12.mn.us. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, February 23, 2015, at 5:45 p.m. at the Delano City Hall.
Carolyn Milano,
Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9,, 2015.