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New public notices published in the issue of April 4, 2016
Assessment Notice
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization of the City of Cokato of Wright County, Minnesota, will meet at the Office of the Clerk in said City at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 11th, 2016 for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said City for the year 2016. All persons considering themselves aggrieved by said assessment, or who wish to complain that the property of another is assessed too low, are hereby notified to appear at said meeting, and show cause of having such assessment corrected.
No complaint that another person is assessed too low will be acted upon until the person so assessed, or his agent, shall have been notified of such complaint.
Given under my hand this 28th day of March, 2016.
Andrew Carlson, City Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 4, and 11, 2016.
ASSESSMENT NOTICECOKATO TOWNSHIP
Notice is hereby given, that the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization of the Township of Cokato of Wright County, MN will meet on Monday, April 11th, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Cokato Township Hall for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said township for the year 2016. All persons considering themselves aggrieved by said assessment or who wish to complain that the property of another is assessed too low are hereby notified to appear at said meeting and show cause of having such assessment corrected.
No complaint that another person is assessed too low will be acted upon until the person so assessed, or his agent, shall have been notified of such complaint.
Brad Morris, Clerk
Cokato Township
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch March 28, and April 4, 2016.
CITY OF DARWINNOTICEImportant Information Regarding Property AssessmentsThis may affect your 2017 property taxes.
The Board of Appeal and Equalization for the City of Darwin will meet on April 5, 2016, 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm, at Darwin City Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.
If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county board of appeal and equalization.
March 21, 2016
Lois Paul, City Clerk/Treasurer
City of Darwin
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch March 28, and April 4, 2016.
ASSESSMENT NOTICESTATE OF MINNESOTACOUNTY OF MEEKER
IMPORTANT INFORMATIN REGARDING PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS . THIS MAY AFFECT YOUR 2017 PROPERTY TAXES.
Notice is hereby given, that the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization of the Township of Dassel in Meeker County, Minnesota, will meet on Wednesday the 13th day of April, 2016 at 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. at the Dassel History Center, 901 1st Street N, Dassel, Minnesota. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether taxable property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor, and to determine whether corrections need to be made.
If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the County board of appeal and equalization.
Karin Colberg
Dassel Township Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch March 28, and April 4, 2016.
COUNTY OF MEEKERTOWNSHIP OF COLLINWOODImportant Information Regarding Property AssessmentsThis may affect your 2017 property taxes
The Board of Appeal and Equalization for Collinwood Township will meet on April 12, 1:00 P.M., at the Collinwood Township Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.
If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization.. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county board of appeal and equalization
Larry Ostlund, Clerk
Collinwood Township
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 4, 2016.
OFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTESI.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION7:00 PM SPECIAL BOARD MEETING, FEBRUARY 11, 2016 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 11, 2016.
Chairman McConkey called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Aho, Nelson, McConkey, Clemen, Linder, and Bender. The following were absent: none.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Bender, accepting the agenda as written. Motion carried unanimously.
The board discussed the upcoming strategic planning retreat and decided to hold it on 3/12/16.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Clemen, approving the 2015 Pay Equity Report. Motion carried unanimously.
Clemen and Nelson presented their recommendations for changes to policy #210 Legal Status of the School Board regarding board compensation.
Superintendent Powers and Principal Jennissen gave an update on the CTE project involving potential remodeling and additions to the middle school/high school complex.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:43 PM.
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 April 4, 2016.
UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTESI.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION7:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, FEBRUARY 22, 2016 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 Monday, February 22, 2016.
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 Aho, seconded by Nelson, accepting the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Clemen, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $1,890,840.65 Motion carried unanimously.
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: None
Technology Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Bender submitted a written report
Community Education Report: Nelson submitted minutes from the latest meeting
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the eighth month of the fiscal year and reviewed the investment report with the board. Business Manager Palmer also reported the District received the final close out report from the IRS regarding the 2013 calendar year audit of the District and all corrected W2s and 1099s have been issued.
DCRISC - None
SEE – Bender submitted a written report
Student Representative’s Report included: updates on registration and winter activities
Superintendent’s Report – None
Trail Committee – Bender reported on an upcoming M.O.U.
Clemen, Bender, and Aho shared information from sessions they attended at the January MSBA Conference.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Clemen, approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the January 25, 2015 Regular Board Meeting, February 1, 2016 Subcommittee Meeting, February 11, 2016 Special Board Meeting. Approval of Wire transfers made on January 26th for $215,000, January 29th for $650,000, February 10th for $80,000, and February 12th for $780,000. Personnel Items: Employment of Angela Mochinski as Cokato Elementary Kindergarten Paraeducator effective 1/11/2016, Employment of Gwen Rien as a contracted Type III Driver effective 2/8/2016, Assignment of Thomas Rammel as Volunteer Coach for Robotics Team, Approval of an unpaid General Leave of Absence for Vincent Pokornowski for school year 2016-2017, Approval of Spring Coaches and Advisors list provided by Activities Director Thinesen, Approve resignation of Kristine Birkholz as a Middle School Special Needs Paraeducator effective 2/29/2016. Acceptance of Donations From: From Cokato Dairy Queen - $239.50 to Cokato Elementary, From Cokato Dairy Queen - $239.50 to Dassel Elementary, From DC Music Boosters - $650 to the drumline program, From ConAgra Foodservice - $60 to the food service program, From Rachel Yates & Wells Fargo - $70 (undesignated), From DC Volleyball Boosters - $684.72 for team building trip to Duluth for team, From Lake Region Cooperative - $10,000 to the scholarship fund, From DC Speech Boosters - $700 for the Harvard trip, From Dassel State Insurance Agency Inc. - $1,750 to the activities program, From Tracy Hanson & Best Buy - $126 (undesignated), For the Spanish trip to Guatemala: Anonymous donor - $50, Anonymous donor - $100, Anonymous donor - $100, Kensington Bank - $100, Advanced Process Technologies Inc. - $500, Anonymous donor - $100, Midwest Garden Co. - $100. Motion carried unanimously.
The board discussed the March 12th retreat and decided to postpone it. They also discussed the CTE facilities initiative and verified the importance of continuing to move forward with planning.
Policy #201 was presented for a first reading.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Bender, approving a Drumline trip to Dayton, Ohio. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by Linder, approving a DECA trip to Nashville, Tennessee. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Aho, seconded by Clemen, ratifying the contract between ISD 466 and the CDL Bus Driver’s effective for the term of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017. The terms of the agreement include an increase of 2% on the salary schedule in year one and year two, an increase to longevity pay language, the addition of jury duty language and minor language changes. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Nelson, approving the revised 2015-16 budget. Business Manager Palmer presented the revisions. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Aho, adopting The 2015-2020 Meeker County Hazard Mitigation Plan. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Nelson, approving the addition of a spring play beginning spring of 2016. Motion carried unanimously.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:34 PM.
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 April 4, 2016.