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New public notices published in the issue of March 2, 2015
Notice of Spraying and/or brush cutting, Right of Ways
In Kingston Township
The Kingston Township board is accepting quotes for spraying and/or brush cutting vegetation in Kingston Township right of ways. The township board needs quotes to state cost of equipment, materials and labor per mile. Certificate of Insurance must accompany all quotes. Send required quote information to Kingston Township 35359 – 732 Ave. Kimball, MN 55353 by March 10. If questions, call clerk at 320-398-8400.
Gail Schiefelbein/clerk
Kingston Township
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch March 2 and 9, 2015.

Notice of Gravel Bids
Kingston Township is asking for sealed bids on screening, loading, hauling and spreading of class 5 gravel, on roads in Kingston Township. All bids must be in the form of cubic yards. Include in your bid the cost of class 5 for road work assistance, wash out, frost boils, emergency calls and you must work with our township board and grader operator. We will ask for random tests on gravel loads being hauled. A certificate of Insurance and general liability must accompany bids. The township board will not accept any bids that include a surcharge for fuel. Work is to be completed by July 1. Any gravel delivered after this date will be reduced by $ 100.00 per day until fulfillment of contract has been met. The board reserves the right to reject any or all of the bids. Any further questions contact township clerk 320-398-8400. Send bids to Kingston Township 35359 – 732 Avenue Kimball, MN 55353 by March 10, 2015.
Gail Schiefelbein/clerk
Kingston Township
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch March 2 and 9, 2015.

Notice for Mowing
Kingston Township is interested in acquiring quotes for mowing of Cates Cemetery, Riverside Cemetery (CSAH 27) and Lake Francis beach (North side) for 2015. Certificate of Insurance and general liability form must accompany quotes. All interested parties must have quotes in by March 10 to Kingston Township 35359 – 732 Ave. Kimball MN 55353 or call for more information 320-398-8400.
Gail Schiefelbein/clerk
Kingston Township
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch March 2 and 9, 2015.

Notice for Dust Control
Kingston Township is interested in acquiring quotes for applying dust control of designated Kingston Township roads. Certificate of Insurance and general liability form must accompany quotes. All interested parties must have quotes in by March 10 to Kingston Township 35359 – 732 Ave. Kimball MN 55353 or call for more information 320-398-8400.
Gail Schiefelbein/clerk
Kingston Township
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch March 2 and 9, 2015.

Notice of testing of optical scan voting systems
Township Elections: Collinwood, Dassel, Ellsworth, Forest Prairie, Kingston and Litchfield
Notice is hereby given that the Townships of Collinwood, Dassel, Ellsworth, Forest Prairie, Kingston and Litchfield shall perform a public accuracy test of the optical scan voting system to be used for the Election held on March 10, 2015.
The test will be conducted at the Meeker County Courthouse in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend and observe. If you have questions, please call the Auditor’s Office at 320-693-5212.
Dated: February 23, 2015
By: /s/ Barbara Loch, Meeker County Auditor
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Monday, March 2, 2015.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION
7:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, JANUARY 22, 2015 DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
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, January 22, 2015.
McConkey called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Aho, Nelson, McConkey, Linder and Bender. The following were absent: none.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by Bender, accepting the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
The December Courtesy and Respect Award was presented to Morgan Berg daughter of Mike and Monica Berg.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Nelson, approving changes to the pre-school program for 2015-16. Early Childhood Programs Coordinator Belgum-Blad presented potential changes to the pre-school program for 2015-16 including, among other changes, locations at both elementaries and transportation. Motion failed 4 to 2 with McConkey, Aho, Clemen, and Bender voting no, Nelson and Linder voting yes. The board decided to revisit the topic at the next board meeting.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Bender, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $2,912,112.14 Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: None
Technology Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Bender provided a written report.
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the seventh month of the fiscal year and reviewed the investment report with the board. Business Manager Palmer also updated the board on the food service administrative review results.
DCRISC - None
SEE – None
Student Representative’s Report included: updates on activities, FLY, DECA, and student council
Superintendent’s Report – None
Motion by Clemen, seconded by Nelson, approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the December 18, 2014 Regular Board Meeting, December 23, 2014 Special Board Meeting and the January 5, 2015 Special Board Meeting – Reorganization.
Approval of Wire transfers made on December 24th for $265,000, December 31st for $675,000, January 9th for $100,000 and January 15th for $825,000.
Personnel Items: Approval of a lane changes for Naomi Acosta from MA to MA+15 effective 1/1/2015 and for Amanda Berg from BA+15 to BA+30 effective 1/1/2015, Resignation of Natasha Tanner as a MS Special Needs Para effective 12/22/2014, Resignation of Christine (Tina) Thompson as a Cokato Elementary Media Center Para effective 1/30/2015, Employment of Ann Swanson as a MS Special Needs Para effective 1/19/2015, Employment of Wendy Smock as a HS Kitchen Assistant effective 1/5/2015, Employment of Marissa Kraushaar as a Dassel Elementary Special Needs Para effective 1/5/2015, Approval of up to 6 weeks FMLA Leave of Absence for Laura Lynk beginning approximately 3/31/2015.
Acceptance of Donations From: Cokato Dairy Queen – $181.50 to Cokato Elementary, From Cokato Dairy Queen – $181.50 to Dassel Elementary, From DC Music Boosters - $170 for drumline coaches, From DC Music Boosters - $71 for music festival, From DC Basketball Association - $1,500 for boys assistant coach, From Walmart - $1,000 to the High School FACS department, From Box Tops for Education - $1,718.20 to Dassel Elementary, From Zahler Photography - $100 to Dassel Elementary, From Allianz - $200 to High School National Honor Society, From Lions Club of Cokato-Dassel –$100 to High School National Honor Society for Silent Santa program, From Ford Peterson – DaVinci Reader for special education department, From Meeker County All Star band members - $200 to the ALC, From Jason & Christina Clark/Snap Fitness for the weight room: 3 Cybex treadmills, 2 Cybex Arc trainers, 2 dumbbell racks, 34 dumbbells, Cable crossover machine, Smith machine. Motion carried unanimously.
Superintendent Powers gave an update on the Kindergarten building project.
Superintendent Powers presented information regarding the proposed solar project and public taxes as requested by the board at the 12/18/14 meeting. A representative from Sun Edison was present to answer questions. The board decided to review the proposal at the next board meeting.
Policies #516, 556, and 563 were presented for a first reading.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Clemen, approving an amendment to the MAWSECO Joint Powers Agreement. The amendment allows MAWSECO to enter into operating leases and lease purchase agreements. Motion carried unanimously.
The board recessed at 9:05 PM and reconvened in the ag room for a presentation by Principal Jennissen and the CTE team on facility and equipment needs.
The board reconvened in the board room at 9:56 PM and asked a few questions regarding the CTE presentation. The board verbally gave the CTE group permission to continue to pursue possible changes without any commitment from the board regarding the changes.
The next board meeting will be a special meeting on 2/12/15 at 6:00 PM.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:15 PM.
/s/ Rebecca Clemen, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch March 2, 2015.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION
6:00 PM SPECIAL BOARD MEETING, FEBRUARY 12, 2015 DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
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 special 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, February 12, 2015.
Chairman McConkey called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Aho, Nelson, McConkey, and Bender. The following were absent: Clemen and Linder.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Nelson, accepting the agenda as written. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Aho, seconded by Nelson, approving changes to the pre-school program for 2015-16. Changes approved were presented to the board on 1/22/15. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Aho, approving a Minnesota Community Solar Garden Subscription Agreement with SunEdison for 25 years. Motion carried unanimously
Superintendent Powers presented a proposal for changes in the structure of the Technology Services Department including their impact on district technology leadership and overall student / teacher support.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:49 PM.
/s/ Rebecca Clemen, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch March 2, 2015.