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New public notices published in the issue of May 23, 2016

Office of the Minnesota Secretary of StateCertificate of Assumed NameMinnesota Statutes, 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 customers to be able to identify the true owner of a business.
ASSUMED NAME:
Cutting Edge Construction Inc.
PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS:
136 Bridge Ave. E PO Box 320, Delano, MN 55328
NAMEHOLDER(S):
Cutting Edge Construction Company
136 Bridge Ave E PO Box 320, Delano, MN 55328
By typing my name, 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 a set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
SIGNED BY: Chris Stoltenow
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 16, and 23, 2016.
City of DelanoNotice of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that the Delano City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 7:00pm, or as soon thereafter as the parties may be heard, in the Council Chambers at Delano City Hall, 234 2nd Street North, Delano, MN 55328, to consider annexation by Ordinance at the request of the property owners according to State Statute, Section 414.033, Subd. 2(3). The proposed area to be annexed includes the following property:
That part of the Southwest Quarter (SW1/4) of Section One (1), Township One Hundred Eighteen (118) Range Twenty-five (25), described as follows: beginning at a point on the North line of the Delano and Rockford Road, 1,025 feet Southwest from the East line of said quarter section; thence due North to the channel of the Crow River; thence Northeasterly along the channel of the Crow River to the North line of said quarter section; thence East to the East line of said quarter section; thence South on said East line to the North line of the Delano and Rockford Road; thence Southwesterly along the North line of the Delano and Rockford Road a distance of 1,025 feet to the point of beginning, Wright County, Minnesota.
Together with all hereditaments and appurtenances belonging thereto, subject to the following exceptions:
That part of the East 515 feet of the Northeast Quarter (NE1/4) of Southwest Quarter (SW1/4) of Section 1, Township 118, Range 25 (as measured along the North line of said Northeast Quarter (NE1/4) of Southwest Quarter (SW1/4)) Lying Northerly of the centerline of County Highway No. 17, containing 10 acres, more or less.
Also a tract described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of the tract hereinbefore described; thence Northerly to a point in the Southerly shoreline of the Crow River which point is 200 feet Westerly from the West line of the hereinbefore described tract; thence Easterly along the Southerly line of said Crow River, 200 feet to the Westerly line of the above described tract; thence South on the West line of the above described tract to the point of beginning.
PID 208 200 013100
Notice is being mailed via certified mail in compliance with Minn. Stat. 414.033, Subd. 2.b. requiring thirty (30) days written notice to adjacent property owners.
Petitioner has waived all rights to notice of possible changes in electrical utility service costs required by Minn. Stat. 414.033, Subd. 13
All interested parties are hereby notified and invited to submit oral or written comments at said Public Hearing.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 23, 2016.
ORDINANCE NO. 2016-01AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 420 OF THE LORETTO CODE OF ORDINANCES (ZONING) ADDRESSING VARIANCE EVALUATION CRITERIA
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LORETTO ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. Section 420.00 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Loretto (Definitions) is hereby amended to add the following definition:
VARIANCE: A modification or variation of the provisions of this zoning ordinance as applied to a specific property and granted pursuant to the standards and procedures of this Section, except that a variance shall not be used for modification of the allowable uses within a district and shall not allow uses that are prohibited.
SECTION 2. Section 420.61, Subdivision 1 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Loretto (Variance Evaluation Criteria) is hereby amended to read as follows:
Subdivision 1. A variance from the provisions of the zoning code may be issued to provide relief to the landowner where strict enforcement of the code would impose undue hardship because of circumstances unique to the individual property under consideration. Economic considerations alone shall not constitute an undue hardship. No use variances shall be granted. A variance may be granted only in the event that all of the following circumstances are found to exist:
(a) Unique circumstances apply to the property because of the particular physical surroundings, shape, configuration, topography or other conditions of the specific parcel not created by the landowner and which do not apply generally to other properties in the district.
(b) That the special conditions or circumstances do not result from the actions of the applicant.
(c) That the variance, if granted, will not materially adversely affect the character of the neighborhood. The completed project will not impair an adequate supply of light and air to adjacent properties, or be detrimental to the public health, safety and welfare, or substantially increase the congestion of the public streets.
(a) Purpose: The purpose of a variance is to provide for deviations from the literal provisions of the Zoning Ordinance in instances where their strict enforcement would cause “practical difficulties” because of circumstances unique to the individual property under consideration, and to grant such variances only when it is demonstrate that such actions will be in keeping with the spirit and intent of the Zoning Ordinance and Comprehensive Plan.
(b) Practical Difficulties
1. Definition: “Practical difficulties,” as used in connection with the granting of a variance, means that:
a. The property owner proposes to use the property in a reasonable manner not permitted by the Zoning Ordinance and
b. The plight of the landowner is due to circumstances unique to the property not created by the landowner; and
c. The variance, if granted, will not alter the essential character of the locality.
2. Economic Considerations. Economic considerations alone shall not constitute practical difficulties. Practical difficulties include, but are not limited to, inadequate access to direct sunlight for solar energy systems.
(c) Criteria: The City Council shall not approve any variance request unless it finds that failure to grant the variance will result in practical difficulties and that following criteria has been met:
1. The variance would be consistent with the Comprehensive Plan.
2. The variance would be in harmony with the general purpose and intent of the Zoning Ordinance.
3. The purpose of the variance is not based exclusively upon economic considerations.
4. The plight of the landowner is due to circumstances unique to the property not created by the landowner.
5. The granting of the variance will not alter the essential character of the neighborhood in which the parcel of land is located.
6. The property owner proposes to use the property in a reasonable manner not permitted by the Zoning Ordinance.
7. The proposed variance does not involve a use that is not allowed within the respective zoning district.
SECTION 3. This ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and publication.
adopted by the Loretto City Council this 10th day of May, 2016
/s/ Kent Koch
Mayor
Attest:
/s/ Mary K. Schneider
City Clerk Treasurer
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 23, 2016.
ORDINANCE NO. 2016-02AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 420 OF THE LORETTO CODE OF ORDINANCES(ZONING) ADDRESSING OFF-STREET PARKING SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LORETTO ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. Section 420.50, Subdivision 4 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Loretto (Off-Street Parking - Required Spaces) is hereby amended to read as follows:
Subd. 4., Required Number of Parking Space. Except as otherwise allowed in Section 420.50, Subdivision 4A, the following minimum number of off-street parking spaces shall be provided and maintained”
(a) Auditorium or church – One per four permanent seats based on the design capacity of the main assembly hall.
(b) Automobile or motor vehicle service – Four spaces, plus two per service stall
(c) Bank – One per 250 square feet gross floor area (GFA) plus four stacking spaces per drive through window.
(d) Bar – One per 80 square feet bar area, excluding kitchen and storage areas.
(e) Beauty/barber shop – One and one-half per service chair.
(f) Bed and breakfast facility – One per sleeping unit, plus two required for residents/business operators.
(g) Manufacturing, processing or assembly – One per 350 square feet GFA devoted to manufacturing, plus one per 250 square feet GFA used for office.
(h) Medical, chiropractic, or dental offices or clinics – One per 250 square feet GFA.
(i) Office (other than medical or banks) – One per 250 square feet of net leasable floor area.
(j) Residential (single family and two family) – Two per dwelling unit, one must be enclosed.
(k) Residential (multi-family) – Two per dwelling unit, except in Traditional Commercial district where one per dwelling unit.
(l) Residential (assisted living facility) – One per unit, unless proof showing that residents will not own cars.
(m) Restaurant – One per 80 square feet dining and/or bar area, excluding kitchen and storage areas.
(n) Retail stores – One per 250 square feet of net leasable area.
(o) Warehousing or storage –One per 1000 square feet GFA
(p) Other uses, not specified, shall provide off-street parking as deemed appropriate by the City Council.
SECTION 2. Section 420.50, Subdivision 4A of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Loretto (Off-Street Parking –Supply Reduction) is hereby added to read as follows:
Subd. 4A. Parking Supply Reduction. Within the City’s TC, Traditional Commercial District, a twenty-five (25) percent reduction in the off-street parking supply requirements of Section 420.50, Subdivision 4 may be allowed provided the following conditions are satisfied:
(a) A City-owned, off-street parking facility is located within five hundred (500) feet of the subject property.
(b) The off-street, City-owned parking facility has surplus parking capacity and is available for use.
(c) The use is permitted within the TC, Traditional Commercial District.
SECTION 3. This Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and publication.
Adopted by the Loretto City Council this 10th day of May, 2016.
/s/ Kent Koch
Mayer
Attest
/s/ Mary K. Schneider
City Clerk Treasurer
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 23, 2016.