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New public notices published in the issue of Nov. 23, 2018

NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROPERTY TAXES
TRUTH IN TAXATION HEARING
The Lester Prairie City Council will hold a public hearing on the amount of property taxes it is proposing to collect to pay for the costs of services the City will provide in 2019. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 6:45 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.
ATTEND THE PUBLIC HEARING
All Lester Prairie residents are invited to attend the public hearing to express their opinions on the budget and on the proposed amount of the 2019 property tax levy.
THE HEARING WILL BE HELD
Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 6:45 p.m.
Lester Prairie City Hall
City Council Chambers
37 Juniper St. North
Lester Prairie, MN 55354
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 23, 2018.

City of New Germany
NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROPERTY TAXES
Truth and Taxation Public Hearing
The New Germany City Council will hold a public hearing on the amount of property taxes it is proposing to collect to pay for the costs of services the city will provide in 2019.
ATTEND THE PUBLIC HEARING
All New Germany residents are invited to attend the public hearing of the city council to express their opinions on the budget and on the proposed amount of 2019 property taxes. The hearing will be held on:
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4 at 7:00 p.m.
New Germany City Hall
City Council Chambers
300 Broadway Street E
New Germany, MN 55367
Phone – 952-353-2488
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 23, 2018.

MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATECERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAMEMinnesota Statues 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 consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business.
ASSUMED NAME: Nordsyn
PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: 1200 Commerce Blvd., Howard Lake, MN 55349 USA
NAMEHOLDERS: Forsman Farms, Inc., 1200 Commerce Blvd., Howard Lake, MN 55349 USA
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 as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this certificate under oath.
Date: 10/29/18
/s/ Peter Forsman, CEO
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 23 and 30, 2018.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
BRADLEY A. JOHNSON
LOCATION: 14349 Custer Avenue NW – Part of Gov’t Lot 1, Section 22, Township 122, Range 26, Wright County, Minnesota. (Locke Lake - Silver Creek Twp.) Tax #216-100-223202
Requests a variance as regulated in Section 155.026, 155.049((2)(a)(3) & (4) & 155.057 of Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to replace existing 874 sq. ft. one-level dwelling with a partial basement that is 40’ from the Ordinary Highwater Mark (OHM) of lake and 18.4 ft. from the south side property line with a new 1,272 sq. ft. two-story dwelling with a partial basement and 12’ x 14’ three-season porch, 40’ from the OHW and 12.4’ from the south side property line. Also proposed is a new 16’ x 24’ detached garage 8’ from the rear property line, 29’ from the centerline of a private road.
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED: minimum setbacks are 75’ from Ordinary High-water Mark of lake; 15’ from side property lines, 65’ from centerline of private or township roads.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE: Friday, December 7, 2018
TIME: 8:30 a.m.
PLACE: COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ BOARD ROOM, WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, BUFFALO, MN.
OR YOU MAY SEND YOUR COMMENTS TO THE PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE, WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, 10 SECOND STREET NW RM 140, BUFFALO, MINNESOTA 55313-1185
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON PRIOR REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS AND OTHER COUNTY-SPONSORED CLASSES AND EVENTS.
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-8947
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 23, 2018.

STATE OF MINNESOTA
Before the
WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SITTING AS THE DRAINAGE AUTHORITY FOR COUNTY DITCH 31
In the Matter of:
The re-establishment of records for County Ditch 31
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The Wright County Board of Commissioners, sitting as the drainage authority for County Ditch 31, pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 103E.101, subd. 4a, will be conducting a public hearing regarding the Reestablishment of Records for County Ditch #31. The engineering firm Houston Engineering will present their report of findings on the alignment; cross-section; profile; hydraulic structure locations; materials; dimensions and elevations; or right-of-way of the drainage system as originally constructed or subsequently improved in accordance with Minn. Stat. ch. 103E. The purpose of the hearing is to receive evidence and public comment related to the reestablishment of records for County Ditch 31, to include the alignment; cross-section; profile; hydraulic structure locations, materials, dimensions, and elevations; and right-of-way of the drainage system
The public hearing will take place on December 11th, 2018 at 1:30pm at the Wright County Commissioner’s Boardroom at the Wright County Government Center, 10 2nd Street N.W., Buffalo, MN 55313
Copies of the engineer’s report of findings are available for inspection at the Office of the Wright County Auditor/Treasurer The draft report can also be found on our website at http://www.co.wright.mn.us/190/Ditch-Information
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 23, 30, and Dec. 7, 2018.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
BARRY M. HEIKKINEN
LOCATION: 14329 Barton Avenue NW – Part of the NW 1⁄4 of SE 1⁄4, Section 23, Township 122, Range 26, Wright County, Minnesota. (Silver Creek Twp.) Tax #216-100-234204 & 216-100-234202 Property owners: Applicant & Hoglund
Requests a variance as regulated in Section 155.026 & 155.048(G)(4)(c) of Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to add approximately four acres from the Hoglund parcel (Tax #216-100-234202) to the Heikkinen 9.4 acre-home site (Tax #216-100-234204). Proposed expansion of lot will bring the Heikkinen property over 10 acres, with more than 2.5 acres of prime tillable farm land.
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED: Residential lots zoned AG General Agricultural cannot exceed 10 acres and have no more than 2.5 acres of prime tillable farmland.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE: Friday, December 7, 2018
TIME: 8:30 a.m.
PLACE: COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ BOARD ROOM, WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, BUFFALO, MN.
OR YOU MAY SEND YOUR COMMENTS TO THE PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE, WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, 10 SECOND STREET NW RM 140, BUFFALO, MINNESOTA 55313-1185
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON PRIOR REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS AND OTHER COUNTY-SPONSORED CLASSES AND EVENTS.
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-8947
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 23, 2018.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
ROBB R. KIRKPATRICK
LOCATION: 5184 20TH Street NE – Part of the S 1⁄2 of SW 1⁄4, Section 24, Township 120, Range 25, Wright County, Minnesota. (Buffalo Twp.) Tax #202-000-242302 & -243301
Property owners: Applicant and Schleif & Schmidt
Requests a variance of Section 155.026, 155.049(F)(2) & 155.049(G) Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to add approximately 23 acres of the Schmidt/Schleif property to the applicant’s four-acre home site. Also, allow an “after-the fact” variance for a 18’ x 34’ lean-to on an AG building, 101 ft. to centerline of County Road 35. Variance to further exceed 3,200 sq. ft. accessory structure limit may also be needed, depending on whether the proposed lot size variance is granted.
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED: Minimum setback is 130’ from centerline of a county road. Residential lots are limited to 10 acres, can include no more than 2.5 acres of tillable land. AG divisions must include a quarter-quarter section and 40 acres. Maximum outbuildings on a parcel 9.99 acres is 3200 sq. ft.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE: Friday, December 7, 2018
TIME: 8:30 a.m.
PLACE: ROOM 120 (COMMUNITY ROOM NEXT TO OUR OFFICE), WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, BUFFALO, MN.
OR YOU MAY SEND YOUR COMMENTS TO THE PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE, WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, 10 SECOND STREET NW RM 140, BUFFALO, MINNESOTA 55313-1185
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON PRIOR REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS AND OTHER COUNTY-SPONSORED CLASSES AND EVENTS.
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-8947
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 23, 2018.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
CHRISTOPHER J. OTTO
LOCATION: 4106 Norton Avenue NW – Lots 1 & 2, Nelson’s Shores, according to plat of record, Section 11, Township 120, Range 28, Wright County, Minnesota. (French Lake – French Lake Twp.) Tax #209-022-000010 Property owner: Keller
Requests a variance of Section 155.026. 155.049(F)(3) & 155.057 Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to allow replacement and expansion of deck that will be 12.8’ from the south side property line at the closest point.
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED: Minimum setback is 15’ from a side property line.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE: Friday, December 7, 2018
TIME: 8:30 a.m.
PLACE: ROOM 120 (COMMUNITY ROOM NEXT TO OUR OFFICE), WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, BUFFALO, MN.
OR YOU MAY SEND YOUR COMMENTS TO THE PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE, WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, 10 SECOND STREET NW RM 140, BUFFALO, MINNESOTA 55313-1185
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON PRIOR REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS AND OTHER COUNTY-SPONSORED CLASSES AND EVENTS.
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-8947
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 23, 2018.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
JANET E. SAWATZKE
LOCATION: Part of Gov’t Lot 5, Section 32, Township 119, Range 26, Wright County, Minnesota. (Marysville Twp.) Tax #211-000-322200 & 211-000-322100 Property owners: Applicant & DM & RS LP
Requests a variance as regulated in Section 155.026, 155.048(G)(4)(c) of Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to add 11.55 acres from Tax # 211-000-322100 to the applicant’s 10-acre “entitlement” division.
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED: “Entitlement” divisions in the AG General Agricultural zone cannot exceed 10 acres and/or include more than 2.5 acres of tillable land.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE: Friday, December 7, 2018
TIME: 8:30 a.m.
PLACE: COMMUNITY ROOM (ROOM 120 NEXT TO OUR OFFICE), WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, BUFFALO, MN.
OR YOU MAY SEND YOUR COMMENTS TO THE PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE, WRIGHT COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, 10 SECOND STREET NW RM 140, BUFFALO, MINNESOTA 55313-1185
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON PRIOR REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS AND OTHER COUNTY-SPONSORED CLASSES AND EVENTS.
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-8947
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 23, 2018.