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January 31, 2019
LEGAL NOTICE
CITY OF INDEPENDENCE
The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers at 1920 County Road 90 on Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. to review the following request:
1. PUBLIC HEARING: A proposed text amendment to the City of Independence Ordinances as follows:
a. Chapter 5, Section 530.01, Subd. 3 Accessory Uses – Considering an amendment to the maximum height of an accessory structure. The City will discuss increasing the permitted height of detached accessory structures.
b. Chapter 5, Section 510.05, Definitions and 530 Zoning District Provisions – Considering an amendment to the several definitions relating to permitted land uses in various districts and to consider amendment of permitted, accessory and conditional land uses in each district.
The items highlighted above may have a direct or indirect effect on your property. All persons wishing to be heard with reference to these applications will be given the opportunity at this meeting. Written comments can be directed to City Hall, 1920 County Road 90, Independence, MN 55359. Plans will be available for review at the City Office prior to the meeting (please call ahead to ensure that the plans are on file).
CITY OF INDEPENDENCE
By The Planning Commission
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 8, 2019.

CITY OF DELANO
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given that the Delano City Council will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the Delano City Hall, located at 234 2nd Street North, for the purpose of considering the vacation a portion of a side yard drainage and utility easement at 768 Seventh Street South, in Delano Minnesota.
Legal Description:
Address: 768 Seventh Street South, Delano MN.
PID: 107 500 132 306
Notice is further given that any written or oral comments from citizens regarding the proposed zoning ordinance amendments will be heard at the public hearing. All interested persons are invited to attend the meeting and will be afforded the opportunity to speak on the applications during the public hearing.
Paula Bauman
Administrative Services Coordinator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 8, 2019.

NOTICE
Notice is given, as per Minnesota law, that 45 days from this notice, a 1970 Triumph T100R motorcycle, VIN # GD55446, with 9,301 miles, will be auctioned off at a public sale at Some Guy Enterprises, 6212 Farmington Ave. SE., Delano MN 55328. Contact number: 763-614-0265.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 8, 15, and 22, 2019.

City of DelanoRegular Meeting MinutesCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, December 18, 2018 @ 7 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, December 18, 2018 to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call & Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Moran, Jason Franzen and Jon Sutherland
Members Absent: Holly Schrupp, Councilmember
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Alan Brixius, City Planner, Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator; Madison Hagenau, Management Assistant; Sabrina Hille, Administrative Intern
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the agenda as submitted; motion carried.
3. Minutes
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Betsy Moran to approve the minutes as submitted; motion carried.
A. Minutes of the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting of Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | Summary minutes for publication
B. Minutes of the special joint workshop of the Delano City Council and Water Light and Power Commission of Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | Summary minutes for publication
C. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | Summary minutes for publication
D. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | Summary minutes for publication
E. Minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, December 4, 2018
F. Minutes of the special joint workshop of the Delano City Council and Water Light and Power Commission of Tuesday, December 11, 2018 | Summary minutes for publication
5. Consent Items
A. City
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the consent items as submitted; motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote
1. Adopt resolution R-18-42 designating a polling place for the calendar year of 2019
2. Consider request from Corey Vanderhoff, Brickside Grille and Tap, for an On-Sale and Sunday On-Sale Liquor License
3. Pay Request No. 1 for the Wallace Street Levee Removal Project
4. Consider employee salary and benefit changes for 2019
5. Motion approving Public Works items to be auction via Elsenpeter auctions
6. Consider resolution R-18-43 amending R-13-25 regarding reimbursement for computer purchases
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt resolution R-18-43 approving reimbursement to Mayor and City Councilmembers for the purchasing of electronic devices and related equipment; motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote.
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. Council update on meeting with Wright County Staff regarding upcoming projects identified within the County’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)
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 Delano Land Development, LLC., for a preliminary plat of a 96 lot, single family residential subdivision names “Liberty Landing”. In addition, a rezoning of subject project and floodplain district map amendment
1. Adopt resolution approving the preliminary plat and rezoning for Liberty Landing located along County Road 16, between the Fox Meadow subdivision and the Crow River within the City of Delano, Minnesota
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Betsy Moran to adopt resolution R-18-44 approving the preliminary plat and rezoning for Liberty Landing located along County Road 16, between the Fox Meadow subdivision and the Crow River within the City of Delano, Minnesota; motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote.
2. Adopt ordinance amendment to the Delano City Zoning Map related to rezoning of parcels within the City of Delano
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt ordinance amendment to the Delano City Zoning Map related to rezoning of parcels within the City of Delano; motion carried.
B. Consider request from Calbrandt Inc., for site and building plan review, side yard setback variance and easement vacation for the proposed construction of a 7040 square foot warehouse/paint building located at 768 Seventh Street South
1. Adopt resolution approving the site and building plan, side yard setback variance and a drainage and utility easement vacation for the construction of an accessory building located at 769 7th Street South, within the City of Delano, Minnesota.
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt resolution R-18-45 approving the site and building plan, side yard setback variance and a drainage and utility easement vacation for the construction of an accessory building located at 769 7th Street South, within the City of Delano, Minnesota; motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote.
C. Consider request from Spike’s Feed, Seed and Pet Supply for a conditional use permit for building materials, setback variance and site and building plan review for property located at 511 Railroad Avenue.
1. Adopt resolution approving site plan variances and conditional use permit for Spike’s Feed, Seed and Pet Supply located at 511 Railroad Avenue, within the City of Delano, Minnesota.
Motion by Jon Sutherland, seconded by Betsy Moran to adopt resolution R-18-46 approving site plan variances and conditional use permit for Spike’s Feed, Seed and Pet Supply located at 511 Railroad Avenue, within the City of Delano, Minnesota; motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: Encourage and improve the communication of information and ideas within residents and business owners.
A. Update from Student Liaison
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, City Staff, Employees and Commission members.
A. Updates from Commission Liaisons
1. Fire Relief Association
a. Minutes from Thursday, November 8, 2018
2. Park and Recreation Commission
3. Planning Commission
a. DRAFT minutes from Monday, September 10, 2018
b. DRAFT minutes from Monday, October 8, 2018
c. DRAFT minutes from Monday, December 10, 2018
4. Public Safety Commission
5. Spirit of Community Commission
a. Minutes from Tuesday, October 9, 2018
b. Minutes from Tuesday, November 13, 2018
6. Water Light and Power Commission a. Minutes from September 17, 2018
b. Minutes from Monday, October 15, 2018
15. Other Business
A. Adopt resolution withdrawing from the Wright County Area Transportation Joint Powers Board
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Betsy Moran to adopt resolution R-18-47 withdrawing from the Wright County Area Transportation Joint Powers Board; motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote.
16. Communications and Announcements
A. Discuss January meeting schedule.
B. Employee Review
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve City Claims as submitted; motion carried.
18. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of Tuesday, December 18, 2018, was adjourned.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
Attest: Paula Bauman,
Administrative Services Coordinator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 8, 2019.

City of DelanoSpecial Workshop MinuesCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, December 18, 2018 @ 7 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of Tuesday, December 18, 2018, to order at 7 p.m.
2. Roll Call
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Moran, Jason Franzen, and Jon Sutherland
Members Absent: Holly Schrupp, Councilmember
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator; Madison Hagenau, Management Assistant
3. Special Order of Business
A. Update from Student Liaisons about a community project.
The students will present their ideas at a future meeting in January.
B. Review Council computer reimbursement policy.
Council discussed which devices would be eligible for the reimbursement program. Consensus of Council was laptops, tablets, and iPads are eligible. Cellphones are not. Phil Kern stated the resolution is on the regular meeting agenda for approval and recommended clarifying the eligible items at the time of approval.
C. Conduct annual City Administrator performance review (This portion of the meeting will be closed to the public. If so, a summary of the meeting will be provided at a following council meeting.)
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Betsy Moran to enter into closed session to conduct annual City Administrator performance review; motion carried.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Betsy Moran to exit out of closed session; motion carried.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of Tuesday, December 18, 2018, was adjourned at 6:59 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Attest: Paula Bauman,
Administrative Services Coordinator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 8, 2019.

City of Delano
Regular Meeting Minutes
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 @ 7 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 7 p.m.
2. Oath of Office
A. Mayor – Dale Graunke
B. Councilmember – Holly Schrupp
C. Councilmember – Jason Franzen
3. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Moran, Jason Franzen, Holly Schrupp, and Jon Sutherland
Also Present: Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Assistant City Administrator; Alan Brixius, City Planner; Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator; Madison Hagenau, Management Assistant; Sabrina Hille, Administrative Intern
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the agenda as submitted; motion carried.
4. Election of Officers – City Council and Economic Development Authority
A. City Council
1. Mayor Pro-Tem (Previously Betsy Moran)
B. Economic Development Authority
1. President (Previously Mayor Dale Graunke)
2. Vice-President (Previously Councilmember Jason Franzen)
3. Treasurer (Previously Holly Schrupp)
4. Assistant Treasurer (Previously Finance Director Brian Bloch)
5. Secretary (Previously City Administrator Phil Kern)
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to appoint the following: City: 1. Mayor Pro-Tem: Betsy Moran Economic Development Authority: 1. President: Mayor Dale Graunke 2. Vice-President: Councilmember Jason Franzen 3. Treasurer: Councilmember Holly Schrupp 4. Assistant Treasurer: Finance Director Brian Bloch 5. Secretary: City Administrator Phil Kern; motion carried.
6. Speaker, Presentations and Awards
A. Delano United Diversity Task Force “Confronting Racism: Minnesota Style”
7. Consent Items
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve consent items as submitted; motion carried.
A. City
1. Motion establishing a goal-setting session on February 8-9, 2019
2. Authorize pay increase for Delano Fire Fighters for on-scene pay
3. Adopt ordinances and a summary resolution authorizing the renewal of the cable franzise to CC VII Operating LLC (Charter Communications) for the operation of a cable system and delivery of cable services within the city
B. EDA
1. Quarterly Financial Report of the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments for the 3rd Quarter of the fiscal year 2018-19
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner
A. Discuss Wright County CSAH 30 Reconstruct Project and enter into a Cooperative Agreement with Wright County for said project
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with Wright County for CSAH 30 Reconstruction Project; 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. Consider request from Lennar Homes for a preliminary plat entitled Highland Ridge 7th Addition along with a proposed zoning map amendment from R-2 Single Family Residential to R-5 Single and Two Family Residential
1. Adopt resolution approving the Preliminary Plat for Highland Ridge 7th Addition, within the City of Delano
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to adopt resolution R-19-01 approving the Preliminary Plat for Highland Ridge 7th Addition, within the City of Delano; motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
2. Adopt an ordinance amendment to the Delano City Zoning Map amendment related to a change of zoning from R-2 Single Family Residential District to R-5 Single Family Residential District for the Highland Ridge 7th Addition subdivision within the City of Delano
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to adopt an ordinance amendment to the Delano City Zoning Map amendment related to a change of zoning from R-2 Single Family Residential District to R-5 Single Family Residential District for the Highland Ridge 7th Addition subdivision within the City of Delano; motion carried.
13. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, City Staff, Employees and Commission members.
A. Updates from Commission Liaisons
1. Fire Relief Association
a. Minutes - Thursday, December 13, 2018
2. Park and Recreation Commission
3. Planning Commission
4. Public Safety Commission
a. Minutes - Monday, September 24, 2018
5. Spirit of Community Commission
6. Water Light and Power Commission
14. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Ensure the City has a well-trained, productive and accountable workforce to meet the changing needs of the community.
A. Authorize request from Councilmember Franzen to attend Transportation Day and Minnesota’s Transportation Conference
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to authorize request from Councilmember Franzen to attend Transportation Day and Minnesota’s Transportation Conference; motion carried.
18. Communications & Announcements
A. Update from Student Liaisons on community project
19. Claims
A. City Claims | By Account
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Moran to approve City Clams as submitted; motion carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve EDA Claims as submitted; motion carried.
20. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 15, 2019, was adjourned.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
Attest: Paula Bauman,
Administrative Services Coordinator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 8, 2019..