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New public notices published in the issue of May 8, 2020

CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DASSELNotice of Public HearingVacating Drainage and Utility Easements
Notice is hereby given that the Dassel City Council will hold a Public Hearing in the City Council Chambers at Dassel City Hall, 460 Third St, on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. to consider a request from Jesse Utecht, 21575 723rd Ave, Dassel, for the vacation of drainage and utility easements along interior lot lines on Lots 8 & 9, Block 4; of Summit Hills Addition to Dassel.
Map copies of the lots and easement locations are available by emailing terri.boese@dassel.com.
All persons interested are invited to attend this hearing, at which time both oral and written comments may be presented. Written comments may be submitted to the Dassel City Clerk’s Office, 460 Third St, Dassel 55325 or by email terri.boese@dassel.com, at any time prior to the Council meeting. Due to COVID-19 restrictions those interested in attending the meeting in person will be asked to follow current guidelines.
Terri Boese
City Clerk/Treasurer
City of Dassel
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, May 8, 2020.
CITY OF DASSELNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The City of Dassel Planning Commission will meet at the City of Dassel City Hall on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. to consider the Rezoning Application for the property located at 633 Pacific Ave West.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR REZONING
Jacks’s Oil Distributing Inc, 420 Logeais St, Eden Vallyey MN. Property described as part of Lot 1 of Lot E & Lot 2 of Lot D, Outlot Auditor Replat, PID 23-0015000, Dassel, MN. An application to consider the Rezoning of the lot from R-2 One & Two Family Residential to LI - Limited Industrial with the purpose of installing two wholesale propane storage tanks.
All persons interested are invited to attend this hearing, at which time both oral and written comments may be presented. Written comments may be submitted to the Dassel City Clerk’s Office, 460 Third St, Dassel 55325 or by email terri.boese@dassel.com, at any time prior to the Council meeting. Due to COVID-19 restrictions those interested in attending the meeting in person will be asked to follow current guidelines.
Terri Boese
City Clerk/Treasurer
City of Dassel
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, May 8, 2020.
DASSEL TOWNSHIPNOTICE OF MEETING CHANGES
Notice is hereby given that the regular monthly meeting for Dassel Township will be held in-person within the framework provided in the MDH’s guidelines which include social distancing of at least 6 feet between people. The meeting will be held Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Dassel History Center. If you wish to attend this meeting, please call the Clerk ahead of time and get on the agenda.
Karin Colberg
Dassel Township Clerk
320-221-0267
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, May 8 and 15, 2020.
NOTICE OF OFFICES TO BE VOTED FOR AT THE STATE GENERAL ELECTION
The following offices will be voted on at the State General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The filing period for these offices begins at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2020 and ends at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (Note: Filing offices will be closed Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day.)
The place of filing for county offices is the Office of the County Auditor, Meeker County Courthouse, Level 3, (Street Level), 325 North Sibley Avenue, Litchfield, Minnesota 55355. Also, contact via e-mail- Barb.loch@co.meeker.mn.us or telephone at 320-693-5212
The place for filing for state offices is with the Office of the Secretary of State or with the County Auditor of the county in which the candidate resides.
The place for filing for federal offices is the Office of the Secretary of State, State Office Building, Room 180, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul MN 55155-1299.
Candidates may file in person or by mail, if the filing is received during the filing period. Candidates who will be absent from the state during the filing period and meet the requirements of Minnesota Statutes section 204B.09, subdivision 1a, may arrange to file during the seven days immediately preceding the candidates absence from the state. Be aware that the Legislature and/or the Governor may take actions that could affect some of these processes due to the COVID-19 situation.
FEDERAL OFFICES
Presidential Electors (Ten)
United States Senator (One)
United States Representative (One office per district)
District 7: Becker, Beltrami, Big Stone, Chippewa, Clay, Clearwater, Cottonwood, Douglas, Grant, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Lac qui Parle, Lake of the Woods, Lincoln, Lyon, Mahnomen, Marshall, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Pipestone, Polk, Pope, Red Lake, Redwood, Renville, Roseau, Sibley, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Todd, Traverse, Wilkin, Yellow Medicine
STATE LEGISLATIVE OFFICES
State Senator (One office per district)
District 18
McLeod, Meeker, Sibley, Wright
State Representative (One office per district)
District 18A
McLeod, Meeker, Wright
JUDICIAL OFFICES
Candidates may file either with the Office of the MN Secretary of State or with the County Auditor in the county where the candidate resides. A Candidate filing for one of the Minnesota Court of Appeals seats that has been designated for one of the congressional districts must be a resident of that congressional district.
Supreme Court
Associate Justice (One Seat)
Seat# 4 Incumbent (Paul Thissen)
Court of Appeals (Four Seats)
Appellate offices are elected statewide. Where designated, candidates must reside in the congressional district listed for at least one year.
Incumbent:
Seat 3 (2nd Congressional District) (Carol A. Hooten)
Seat 9 (7th Congressional District) (Randall J. Slieter)
Seat 13 (6th Congressional District) (Jeanne M. Cochran)
Seat 15 (3rd Congressional District) (Kevin G. Ross)
District Courts
Eighth Judicial District: (Six seats): Counties: Big Stone, Chippewa, Grant, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, Meeker, Pope, Renville, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Wilkin, Yellow Medicine
Incumbent:
Seat #1 (Jennifer Kurud Fischer)
Seat #2 (Stephanie L. Beckman)
Seat #4 (Melissa J. Listgug Klick)
Seat #7 (Laurence J. Stratton)
Seat #10 (Thomas W. Van Hon)
Seat #11 (David L. Mennis)
County Offices
Commissioner Districts: (One office per district)
District 2: Forest City Township, Harvey Township, Litchfield Township,
Litchfield City Wards 1 and 5
District 3: Acton Township, Cedar Mills City, Cedar Mills Township, Collinwood Township, Cosmos City, Cosmos Township, Danielson Township, Ellsworth Township and Greenleaf Township
District 4: Dassel City, Dassel Township, Kingston City and Kingston Township
Soil & Water Conservation District (One office per district)
District 1: Harvey, Manannah, Swede Grove and Union Grove Townships
District 2: Forest City, Forest Prairie and Kingston Townships
District 4: Acton, Litchfield and Darwin Townships
If you have questions, please telephone the County Auditor’s office at 320-693-5212
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, May 8 and 15, 2020.
Cokato 2019 Drinking Water Report
Making Safe Drinking Water
Your drinking water comes from a groundwater source: three wells ranging from 135 to 139 feet deep, that draw water from the Quaternary Buried Artesian aquifer.
Cokato works hard to provide you with safe and reliable drinking water that meets federal and state water quality requirements. The purpose of this report is to provide you with information on your drinking water and how to protect our precious water resources.
Contact Jeff DeGrote, Public Works Director, at (612) 280-2666 or jdegrote@cokato.mn.us if you have questions about Cokato’s drinking water. You can also ask for information about how you can take part in decisions that may affect water quality.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sets safe drinking water standards. These standards limit the amounts of specific contaminants allowed in drinking water. This ensures that tap water is safe to drink for most people. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates the amount of certain contaminants in bottled water. Bottled water must provide the same public health protection as public tap water.
Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water poses a health risk. More information about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.
Cokato Monitoring Results
This report contains our monitoring results from January 1 to December 31, 2019.
We work with the Minnesota Department of Health to test drinking water for more than 100 contaminants. It is not unusual to detect contaminants in small amounts. No water supply is ever completely free of contaminants. Drinking water standards protect Minnesotans from substances that may be harmful to their health.
Learn more by visiting the Minnesota Department of Health’s webpage Basics of Monitoring and testing of Drinking Water in Minnesota (https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/water/factsheet/sampling.html).
How to Read the Water Quality Data Tables
The tables below show the contaminants we found last year or the most recent time we sampled for that contaminant. They also show the levels of those contaminants and the Environmental Protection Agency’s limits. Substances that we tested for but did not find are not included in the tables.
We sample for some contaminants less than once a year because their levels in water are not expected to change from year to year. If we found any of these contaminants the last time we sampled for them, we included them in the tables below with the detection date.
We may have done additional monitoring for contaminants that are not included in the Safe Drinking Water Act. To request a copy of these results, call the Minnesota Department of Health at 651-201-4700 or 1-800-818-9318 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Definitions
• AL (Action Level): The concentration of a contaminant which, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements which a water system must follow.
• EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
• MCL (Maximum contaminant level): The highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the MCLGs as feasible using the best available treatment technology.
• MCLG (Maximum contaminant level goal): The level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety.
• MRDL (Maximum residual disinfectant level): The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing evidence that addition of a disinfectant is necessary for control of microbial contaminants.
• MRDLG (Maximum residual disinfectant level goal): The level of a drinking water disinfectant below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MRDLGs do not reflect the benefits of the use of disinfectants to control microbial contaminants.
• N/A (Not applicable): Does not apply.
• ppb (parts per billion): One part per billion in water is like one drop in one billion drops of water, or about one drop in a swimming pool. ppb is the same as micrograms per liter (µg/l).
• ppm (parts per million): One part per million is like one drop in one million drops of water, or about one cup in a swimming pool. ppm is the same as milligrams per liter (mg/l).
• PWSID: Public water system identification.
Potential Health Effects and Corrective Actions (If Applicable)
Arsenic: While your drinking water meets EPA’s standard for arsenic, it does contain low levels of arsenic. EPA’s standard balances the current understanding of arsenic’s possible health effects against the costs of removing arsenic from drinking water. EPA continues to research the health effects of low levels of arsenic, which is a mineral known to cause cancer in humans at high concentrations and is linked to other health effects such as skin damage and circulatory problems.
Potential Health Effects and Corrective Actions (If Applicable)
Fluoride: Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter, with small amounts present naturally in many drinking water sources. There is an overwhelming weight of credible, peer-reviewed, scientific evidence that fluoridation reduces tooth decay and cavities in children and adults, even when there is availability of fluoride from other sources, such as fluoride toothpaste and mouth rinses. Since studies show that optimal fluoride levels in drinking water benefit public health, municipal community water systems adjust the level of fluoride in the water to a concentration between 0.5 to 1.5 parts per million (ppm), with an optimal fluoridation goal between 0.7 and 1.2 ppm to protect your teeth. Fluoride levels below 2.0 ppm are not expected to increase the risk of a cosmetic condition known as enamel fluorosis.
Some People Are More Vulnerable to Contaminants in Drinking Water
Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. The developing fetus and therefore pregnant women may also be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water. These people or their caregivers should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbial contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.
Learn More about Your Drinking Water
Drinking Water Sources
Minnesota’s primary drinking water sources are groundwater and surface water. Groundwater is the water found in aquifers beneath the surface of the land. Groundwater supplies 75 percent of Minnesota’s drinking water. Surface water is the water in lakes, rivers, and streams above the surface of the land. Surface water supplies 25 percent of Minnesota’s drinking water.
Contaminants can get in drinking water sources from the natural environment and from people’s daily activities. There are five main types of contaminants in drinking water sources.
• Microbial contaminants, such as viruses, bacteria, and parasites. Sources include sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, pets, and wildlife.
• Inorganic contaminants include salts and metals from natural sources (e.g. rock and soil), oil and gas production, mining and farming operations, urban stormwater runoff, and wastewater discharges.
• Pesticides and herbicides are chemicals used to reduce or kill unwanted plants and pests. Sources include agriculture, urban stormwater runoff, and commercial and residential properties.
• Organic chemical contaminants include synthetic and volatile organic compounds. Sources include industrial processes and petroleum production, gas stations, urban stormwater runoff, and septic systems.
• Radioactive contaminants such as radium, thorium, and uranium isotopes come from natural sources (e.g. radon gas from soils and rock), mining operations, and oil and gas production.
The Minnesota Department of Health provides information about your drinking water source(s) in a source water assessment, including:
• How Cokato is protecting your drinking water source(s);
• Nearby threats to your drinking water sources;
• How easily water and pollution can move from the surface of the land into drinking water sources, based on natural geology and the way wells are constructed.
Find your source water assessment at Source Water Assessments (https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/water/swp/swa) or call 651-201-4700 or 1-800-818-9318 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Lead in Drinking Water
You may be in contact with lead through paint, water, dust, soil, food, hobbies, or your job. Coming in contact with lead can cause serious health problems for everyone. There is no safe level of lead. Babies, children under six years, and pregnant women are at the highest risk.
Lead is rarely in a drinking water source, but it can get in your drinking water as it passes through lead service lines and your household plumbing system. Cokato is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but it cannot control the plumbing materials used in private buildings.
Read below to learn how you can protect yourself from lead in drinking water.
1. Let the water run for 30-60 seconds before using it for drinking or cooking if the water has not been turned on in over six hours. If you have a lead service line, you may need to let the water run longer. A service line is the underground pipe that brings water from the main water pipe under the street to your home.
• You can find out if you have a lead service line by contacting your public water system, or you can check by following the steps at: https://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/06/24/npr-find-lead-pipes-in-your-home
• The only way to know if lead has been reduced by letting it run is to check with a test. If letting the water run does not reduce lead, consider other options to reduce your exposure.
2. Use cold water for drinking, making food, and making baby formula. Hot water releases more lead from pipes than cold water.
3. Test your water. In most cases, letting the water run and using cold water for drinking and cooking should keep lead levels low in your drinking water. If you are still concerned about lead, arrange with a laboratory to test your tap water. Testing your water is important if young children or pregnant women drink your tap water.
• Contact a Minnesota Department of Health accredited laboratory to get a sample container and instructions on how to submit a sample:
Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (https://eldo.web.health.state.mn.us/public/accreditedlabs/labsearch.seam)
The Minnesota Department of Health can help you understand your test results.
4. Treat your water if a test shows your water has high levels of lead after you let the water run.
• Read about water treatment units:
Point-of-Use Water Treatment Units for Lead Reduction (https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/water/factsheet/poulead.html)
Learn more:
• Visit Lead in Drinking Water (https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/water/contaminants/lead.html)
• Visit Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water (http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lead)
Call the EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791. To learn about how to reduce your contact with lead from sources other than your drinking water, visit Lead Poisoning Prevention: Common Sources (https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/lead/sources.html).
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, May 8, 2020.
Dassel 2019 Drinking Water Report
Making Safe Drinking Water
Your drinking water comes from a groundwater source: three wells ranging from 172 to 195 feet deep, that draw water from the Quaternary Buried Artesian aquifer.
Dassel works hard to provide you with safe and reliable drinking water that meets federal and state water quality requirements. The purpose of this report is to provide you with information on your drinking water and how to protect our precious water resources.
Contact Mitchell Otten, Public Works Director, at 320-275-2454 or publicworks@dassel.com if you have questions about Dassel’s drinking water. You can also ask for information about how you can take part in decisions that may affect water quality.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sets safe drinking water standards. These standards limit the amounts of specific contaminants allowed in drinking water. This ensures that tap water is safe to drink for most people. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates the amount of certain contaminants in bottled water. Bottled water must provide the same public health protection as public tap water.
Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water poses a health risk. More information about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.
Dassel Monitoring Results
This report contains our monitoring results from January 1 to December 31, 2019.
We work with the Minnesota Department of Health to test drinking water for more than 100 contaminants. It is not unusual to detect contaminants in small amounts. No water supply is ever completely free of contaminants. Drinking water standards protect Minnesotans from substances that may be harmful to their health.
Learn more by visiting the Minnesota Department of Health’s webpage Basics of Monitoring and testing of Drinking Water in Minnesota (https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/water/factsheet/sampling.html).
How to Read the Water Quality Data Tables
The tables below show the contaminants we found last year or the most recent time we sampled for that contaminant. They also show the levels of those contaminants and the Environmental Protection Agency’s limits. Substances that we tested for but did not find are not included in the tables.
We sample for some contaminants less than once a year because their levels in water are not expected to change from year to year. If we found any of these contaminants the last time we sampled for them, we included them in the tables below with the detection date.
We may have done additional monitoring for contaminants that are not included in the Safe Drinking Water Act. To request a copy of these results, call the Minnesota Department of Health at 651-201-4700 or 1-800-818-9318 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Definitions
• AL (Action Level): The concentration of a contaminant which, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements which a water system must follow.
• EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
• MCL (Maximum contaminant level): The highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the MCLGs as feasible using the best available treatment technology.
• MCLG (Maximum contaminant level goal): The level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety.
• MRDL (Maximum residual disinfectant level): The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing evidence that addition of a disinfectant is necessary for control of microbial contaminants.
• MRDLG (Maximum residual disinfectant level goal): The level of a drinking water disinfectant below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MRDLGs do not reflect the benefits of the use of disinfectants to control microbial contaminants.
• N/A (Not applicable): Does not apply.
• pCi/l (picocuries per liter): A measure of radioactivity.
• ppb (parts per billion): One part per billion in water is like one drop in one billion drops of water, or about one drop in a swimming pool. ppb is the same as micrograms per liter (µg/l).
• ppm (parts per million): One part per million is like one drop in one million drops of water, or about one cup in a swimming pool. ppm is the same as milligrams per liter (mg/l).
• PWSID: Public water system identification.
Potential Health Effects and Corrective Actions (If Applicable)
Fluoride: Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter, with small amounts present naturally in many drinking water sources. There is an overwhelming weight of credible, peer-reviewed, scientific evidence that fluoridation reduces tooth decay and cavities in children and adults, even when there is availability of fluoride from other sources, such as fluoride toothpaste and mouth rinses. Since studies show that optimal fluoride levels in drinking water benefit public health, municipal community water systems adjust the level of fluoride in the water to a concentration between 0.5 to 1.5 parts per million (ppm), with an optimal fluoridation goal between 0.7 and 1.2 ppm to protect your teeth. Fluoride levels below 2.0 ppm are not expected to increase the risk of a cosmetic condition known as enamel fluorosis.
Some People Are More Vulnerable to Contaminants in Drinking Water
Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. The developing fetus and therefore pregnant women may also be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water. These people or their caregivers should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbial contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.
Learn More about Your Drinking Water
Drinking Water Sources
Minnesota’s primary drinking water sources are groundwater and surface water. Groundwater is the water found in aquifers beneath the surface of the land. Groundwater supplies 75 percent of Minnesota’s drinking water. Surface water is the water in lakes, rivers, and streams above the surface of the land. Surface water supplies 25 percent of Minnesota’s drinking water.
Contaminants can get in drinking water sources from the natural environment and from people’s daily activities. There are five main types of contaminants in drinking water sources.
• Microbial contaminants, such as viruses, bacteria, and parasites. Sources include sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, pets, and wildlife.
• Inorganic contaminants include salts and metals from natural sources (e.g. rock and soil), oil and gas production, mining and farming operations, urban stormwater runoff, and wastewater discharges.
• Pesticides and herbicides are chemicals used to reduce or kill unwanted plants and pests. Sources include agriculture, urban stormwater runoff, and commercial and residential properties.
• Organic chemical contaminants include synthetic and volatile organic compounds. Sources include industrial processes and petroleum production, gas stations, urban stormwater runoff, and septic systems.
• Radioactive contaminants such as radium, thorium, and uranium isotopes come from natural sources (e.g. radon gas from soils and rock), mining operations, and oil and gas production.
The Minnesota Department of Health provides information about your drinking water source(s) in a source water assessment, including:
• How Dassel is protecting your drinking water source(s);
• Nearby threats to your drinking water sources;
• How easily water and pollution can move from the surface of the land into drinking water sources, based on natural geology and the way wells are constructed.
Find your source water assessment at Source Water Assessments (https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/water/swp/swa) or call 651-201-4700 or 1-800-818-9318 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Lead in Drinking Water
You may be in contact with lead through paint, water, dust, soil, food, hobbies, or your job. Coming in contact with lead can cause serious health problems for everyone. There is no safe level of lead. Babies, children under six years, and pregnant women are at the highest risk.
Lead is rarely in a drinking water source, but it can get in your drinking water as it passes through lead service lines and your household plumbing system. Dassel is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but it cannot control the plumbing materials used in private buildings.
Read below to learn how you can protect yourself from lead in drinking water.
1. Let the water run for 30-60 seconds before using it for drinking or cooking if the water has not been turned on in over six hours. If you have a lead service line, you may need to let the water run longer. A service line is the underground pipe that brings water from the main water pipe under the street to your home.
• You can find out if you have a lead service line by contacting your public water system, or you can check by following the steps at: https://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/06/24/npr-find-lead-pipes-in-your-home
• The only way to know if lead has been reduced by letting it run is to check with a test. If letting the water run does not reduce lead, consider other options to reduce your exposure.
2. Use cold water for drinking, making food, and making baby formula. Hot water releases more lead from pipes than cold water.
3. Test your water. In most cases, letting the water run and using cold water for drinking and cooking should keep lead levels low in your drinking water. If you are still concerned about lead, arrange with a laboratory to test your tap water. Testing your water is important if young children or pregnant women drink your tap water.
Contact a Minnesota Department of Health accredited laboratory to get a sample container and instructions on how to submit a sample:
Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (https://eldo.web.health.state.mn.us/public/accreditedlabs/labsearch.seam)
The Minnesota Department of Health can help you understand your test results.
4. Treat your water if a test shows your water has high levels of lead after you let the water run.
• Read about water treatment units:
Point-of-Use Water Treatment Units for Lead Reduction (https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/water/factsheet/poulead.html)
Learn more:
• Visit Lead in Drinking Water (https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/water/contaminants/lead.html)
• Visit Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water (http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lead)
• Call the EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.To learn about how to reduce your contact with lead from sources other than your drinking water, visit Lead Poisoning Prevention: Common Sources (https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/environment/lead/sources.html).
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, May 8, 2020.
CITY OF KINGSONMEEKER COUNTYSTATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON CITY ROAD VACATION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Kingston will meet at 7:00 p.m. on the 18th day of May 2020 at the Kingston Community Center located at 30840 722nd Avenue, Dassel, MN 55325 to consider the vacation of a portion of Elm Street described as:
That portion of Elm Street lying south of the Second Street right-of-way and North of the Third Street right-of-way as shown on Plat of Plan of Kingston as recorded in the Office of the Meeker County Recorder.
The scheduled hearing is for the purpose of determining whether the portion of the above-described road should be vacated. Such persons who desire to be heard with reference to this proposed vacation will be given the opportunity to be heard at this public hearing.
In accordance of Governor Walz’s order relating to COVID-19, all attendees will be required to wear masks and abide by social distancing guidelines. This hearing is subject to cancellation relating to future orders.
Dated this 1st day of May 2020
CITY OF KINGSTON
/s/ Jean Yunker
City Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, May 8 and 15, 2020.