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New public notices published in the issue of Feb. 7, 2020

REGULAR MEETING of the SCHOOL BOARD of EDUCATIONLester Prairie Public SchoolsMonday January 6th, 2019 5:45pmLester Prairie School Media Center
Roll call was taken and the following board members were present: Corbey Hentges, Steve Ziermann, Megan Stifter Knoll, Mary Otto, Brian Heimerl, and Rebecca Heimerl. Administration present: Melissa Radeke, Mike Lee, and Alice Daak. Guests: Ivan Raconteur for the Herald Journal.
Pledge of Allegiance was led by Steve Ziermann.
• Motion by Otto second by B. Heimerl to approve the Agenda as presented and or modified
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Recognition of Communications since Last Meeting:
• Communication – Report -
1. High School Band Concert was great.
• Open dialogue – none
Minutes and Bills
• Motion by R. Heimerl and second by Stifter-Knoll to approve the meeting minutes of the Regular Board meeting on 12/16 and pay the bills in the amount of $166,833.69 and student activity fees of $992.69
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Administrative Reports
Mr. Lee K-12 Principal Report: - highlights
• Attend N. Collaborative meeting
• Finishing in Service – 300 Teachers
• Spelling coming up January 13th
• AAA Banquet held on January 15th
• Snofest week of January 27th
• Kindergarten Registration January 30th
• February 6th & 11th conferences will be held
Jeremiah Kraemer AD Report: - highlights
• Grant requests for 3 new AED’s, training and child size PAD.
• JH Girls Basketball starts practice officially on January 6th
• Season evaluations being done for JH Boys Basketball
• MN River Conference Meeting coming up on the 13th
• AAA Banquet on January 15th
Dr. Melissa Radeke Superintendent Report: - highlights
• Enrollment – 479 students
• MREA School Funding – Equity, achievement and assessment, student school choice debate
• Working with Alice on Bond Spreadsheet – up to date
• Budget sheet up to date – reviewed with Alice
• Mock OSHA inspection went well – small items to address
School Board Reports
• Community Ed. – none
• PTO – meet on Wednesday
• Facilities –
a. Planning committee to meet Tuesday.
• Tech/Media: meeting 1-22
• Activities Committee – Mr. Kraemer report
• Negotiations – none
• Meet and Confer – none
• Policy – meet on 1-14
• Legislative - none
Policy Administration - none
Old Business
• MSBA Leadership Conference Jan. 16th and 17th
• Board member Ziermann attending
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Personnel - none
School Finance –
• Motion by R. Heimerl and 2nd by Hentges to approve Minnesota State High School League (MSHL) Foundation Form B Grant Request.
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
New Business
• Motion by Ziermann and 2nd by R. Heimerl to approve the Notice of Special Election held in and for Independent School District No. 424 (Lester Prairie), Minnesota on Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 between the hours of 5pm and 8pm for the purpose of electing (1) individual to fill the existing vacancy in the term of School Board member expiring December 31, 2020.
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
• Motion by B. Heimerl and 2nd by Ziermann to approve administration to make recommendations for reductions in programs and positions for 2020-2021
Roll call Vote: B. Heimerl – yes, Stifter-Knoll - yes, Otto – yes, R. Heimerl – yes, Ziermann – yes and Hentges – yes
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
• Superintendent Mid-Year Review of Goals:
> Board Members to fill out form
> Dr. Radeke has Weebly website showing goals from previous meeting
> Job Fair Attending in March
• Flyer: “Why you should work in Lester Prairie”
Other Items for the Board
• None
Meeting was adjourned at 6:38 PM
Steven D. Ziermann, Clerk ISD #424
Published in the Herald Journal, Feb. 7, 2020.
REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING of the SCHOOL BOARD of EDUCATIONLester Prairie Public SchoolsMonday, January 6th, 2020 5:45 pmLester Prairie School Media Center
Roll call was taken and the following board members were present: Corbey Hentges, Steve Ziermann, Megan Stifter Knoll, Mary Otto, Brian Heimerl, and Rebecca Heimerl. Administration present: Melissa Radeke, Mike Lee, and Alice Daak. Guests: Ivan Raconteur for the Herald Journal.
Pledge of Allegiance was led by Steve Ziermann.
• Motion by R. Heimerl second by Stifter-Knoll to approve the Reorganizational Agenda as presented and or modified
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Election of Officers
Otto – to elect Corbey Hentges as Chairperson – since only candidate nominated, Hentges to preside as Chairperson
Ziermann - to elect Rebecca Heimerl as Board Vice Chairperson - since only candidate nominated, Rebecca Heimerl to preside as Vice Chairperson
Otto - to elect Steve Ziermann as Clerk - since only candidate nominated, Ziermann to preside as Clerk.
R. Heimerl - to elect Mary Otto as Treasurer - since only candidate nominated, Otto to preside as Treasurer
School Board Items
Motion by Hentges, second by Ziermann - to approve School Board meetings to take place every 3rd Monday of the month at 5:45pm in Media Center at Lester Prairie School unless noted.
February 10th March 16th
April 20th May 18th
June 15th July 20th
August 17th September 21st
October 19th November 16th
December 21st Vote: 6 for, 0 against
School Board Salaries for 2020
Motion by R. Heimerl, seconded by Stifter-Knoll to keep School Board Salaries the same as last year 2019 as follows:
1. 0-3 hrs. = $40
2. 4-6 hrs. = $90
3. > 6 hrs. = $140
Chairperson $15 extra per meeting chaired
Clerk $30 extra per meeting
Treasurer $15 extra per meeting
Negotiations Chairs $10 per meeting
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Submitted items for 2020
1. Accept the First Community Bank of Lester Prairie and the Minnesota School District Liquid Asset Fund as official depositories for district funds and to approve a resolution to give check signing authority to Treasurer Otto, Chairperson Hentges and Clerk Ziermann
2. Herald Journal as official publication for District #424 for the 2020 calendar year.
3. Mileage Rate reimbursement at the rate of $.10 per miles less than the set federal rate $.575/mile. (LP = $.475/mile)
4. Annual Delegation authority for EFT’s on behalf of LP schools given to Kelly Elling (Payroll Specialist), Alice Daak (Business Manager) and Melissa Radeke (Superintendent)
Motion by R. Heimerl and seconded by Otto to approve these submitted items for 2019. Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Board Committees
Discussion took place and Board Members were assigned to the following committees:
Community Ed.: R. Heimerl & Hentges
PTO: Stifter-Knoll & R. Heimerl
Facilities & Maint.: Ziermann, B. Heimerl & Hentges
Facilities Planning: Ziermann, Hentges, & Stifter-Knoll
Technology/Tele Media: Ziermann & Stifter-Knoll
Activities: Ziermann, Hentges, & B. Heimerl
1. Certified - Hentges, Ziermann, Otto
2. Non-Certified – B. Heimerl, R. Heimerl & Otto
3. Admin – R. Heimerl, Ziermann & Stifter-Knoll
Meet & Confer: Otto & Stifter-Knoll
Policy: Hentges, Otto & Stifter-Knoll
Legislative: Ziermann
Motion by Otto and seconded by Ziermann to approve the board committees for 2020. Vote: 6 for, 0 against.
Meeting was adjourned at 5:59 pm
Steven D. Ziermann, Clerk ISD #424
COUNTY SHED SITE at 18454 County Road 9
The EDA of Lester Prairie is seeking proposals for the redevelopment of the property located at 18454 County Road 9, Lester Prairie, MN 55354. The site is ready for development and proposals will be scored and evaluated with the following criteria:
Number of jobs created with the new proposed use.
Retail Products to be sold, preference for the sale of fresh produce and groceries.
Building size, property valuation and construction design.
Long-term benefits to the Community and future growth potential.
Construction readiness and proposed timeline.
The EDA deadline for proposals for evaluation is February 21st, 4 PM and they should be delivered to City Hall, 37 Juniper Street, in Lester Prairie, MN 55354. The EDA retains the right to accept or reject any and all proposals.
Any questions can be directed to City Administrator Michael Skrbich at 320-613-6054.
Published in the Herald Journal Feb. 7, 2020.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 00 11 00-1ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDSINDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #424Lester Prairie Public SchoolsLester Prairie Public Schools Addition and Remodel
Notice is hereby given that Independent School District #424, will receive multiple prime sealed bids for the Lester Prairie Public Schools Remodeling and Addition project, at the School Media Center – 131 Hickory Street North, Lester Prairie, MN 55354 until 2pm on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at which time they will be opened and read aloud. The work for this bid package includes Contracts for: #0330 Cast-In-Place Concrete, #0345 Precast Architectural Concrete, #0420 Masonry/Brick/Architectural Precast, #0510 Structural Steel – Erection, #0512 Structural Steel – Supply, #0610 Carpentry/Building Demolition/Specialties, #0750 Roofing, #0810 Metal Doors/Frames/Hardware – Supply, #0833 Coiling Doors #0840 Aluminum Entrances/ Storefronts/ Windows/ Glazing, #0920 Drywall/Plaster, #0930 Tile, #0950 Acoustical Ceilings, #0964 Wood Athletic Flooring, #0965 Resilient Flooring/Carpet, #0990 Painting, #1050 Metal Lockers, #1065 Operable Partitions, #1140 Food Service Equipment, #1166 Gym Equipment, #1230 Premanufactured Casework, #2100 Fire Protection, #2200 Plumbing & Heat Piping, #2300 HVAC, #2500 Temperature Controls, #2600 Electrical/Communications/Fire Alarm, #3100 Earthwork/Site Demolition/Utilities, Landscaping, #3210 Asphalt Paving/Curbs/Site Concrete. Reference Specification Section 01 12 00 Contract Work Scope Descriptions for detailed listing of items included in each Contract.
A pre-bid conference will be held at the Lester Prairie Public School – 131 Hickory Street North, Lester Prairie, MN 55354 at 10am, on Wednesday, February 12th and Monday, February 17th.
All bids must be sealed and marked for the appropriate contract for which the bid is submitted. Bids shall be submitted in exact accordance with Bid Documents (including Instructions to Bidders and Proposal Forms) and Contract Documents (including Drawings and Specifications) as prepared by MLA Architects.
Documents will be available on or about February 5th, 2020, for public inspection at The Construction Manager’s office (5555 West 78th Street Minneapolis, MN 55439), Minneapolis; St. Paul, Mankato, Rochester, St. Cloud and Mid-Minnesota Builder’s Exchanges; Reed Construction Data (CMD) and McGraw-Hill Construction Plan Room.
Bidders may obtain sets of Bidding Documents by contacting Lisa Knox at the office of the Construction Manager, H+U Construction, 5555 West 78th Street Minneapolis, MN 55439. Plans will be distributed electronically only. Contractors will be responsible for printing plans if hard copies are desired.
The bids shall be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check, or corporate surety bond in an amount equal to five (5%) percent of the base bid, as bid security. No personal checks will be accepted.
No bids may be withdrawn within 45 days after opening the bids. A bidder may withdraw his or her bid at any time prior to the date set for receiving bids, or authorized postponements thereof. Thereafter, bids may be withdrawn only after 45 days have elapsed after bid date, provided Independent School District #424 has not acted thereon. Bids may be withdrawn only by written request.
Independent School District #424 reserves the right to reject any or all bids received and to waive informalities and irregularities in the bidding.
Published in the Herald Journal, Feb. 7 and 14, 2020.
SECTION 00100 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS - 2020 Street ImprovementsCity of MayerMayer, MN
RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received at the Office of the City Administrator, City of Mayer, 413 Blue Jay Ave, P. O. Box 106, Mayer, MN 55360-0102 until 10:00 AM on Tuesday March 3, 2020 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work includes the construction of approximately:
together with numerous related items of work, all in accordance with Plans and Specifications. This project is subject to Responsible Contractor Certification.
PLAN HOLDERS LIST, ADDENDUMS AND BID TABULATION: The plan holders list, addendums and bid tabulations will be available for download on-line at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn.com. Any addendums may also be distributed by mail, fax or email.
TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn.com. You may view the digital plan documents for free by entering Quest project #6694669 on the website’s Project Search page. Documents may be downloaded for $30.00. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, viewing, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a nonrefundable price of $100.00 per set, which includes applicable sales tax and shipping. Please make your check payable to Bolton & Menk, Inc. and send it to 2638 Shadow Lane, Suite 200, Chaska, MN 55318.
BID SECURITY: A certified check or proposal bond in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total amount bid, drawn in favor of City of Mayer shall accompany each bid.
OWNER’S RIGHTS RESERVED: The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in their discretion, the interest of the Owner would be best served thereby.
Dated: February 5, 2020
/s/ Margaret McCallum City Administrator
Published in the Herald Journal, Feb. 7 and 14, 2020.
Brian R. Wehmhoff, DECEDENT
Notice is given that an application for informal appointment of personal representative has been filed with the Registrar. No will has been presented for probate. The application has been granted.
Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Brenda J. Osborne, whose address is 420 Pheasant Ridge Road, Wayzata, Minnesota, 55391, as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representtive or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed with the Court (pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power to administer the Estate including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate.
Any objections to the appointment of the Personal Representative must be filed with this Court and will be heard by the Court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing.
Notice is also given that (subject to Minnestoa Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.
Dated Jan. 28, 2020
Registrar Monica Tschumper
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Matthew W. Simenstad
Sanford, Pierson, Thone & Strean, PLC
1905 East Wayzata Blvd., Suite 220
Wayzata, MN 55391
Attorney License No: 0396216
Telephone: (952) 404-2100
FAX: (952) 404-2111
Email: matts@ssmnlaw.com
Published in the Herald Journal Feb. 7 and 14, 2020.
Notice of the Presidential Nomination Primary
Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 207A.11, a Presidential Nomination Primary will be held on March 3, 2020, in the State of Minnesota, the County of Wright.
Presidential nomination primary voters must be registered to vote pursuant to Minnesota Statute 201.054, subd. 1.
Nomination primary voters must also request the ballot of the major political party for whose candidate the individual wishes to vote. Polling place election judges must record in the polling place roster the name of the major political party whose ballot the voter requested. The county auditor must include the name of the major political party whose ballot the voter requested with the voting history of the nomination primary election.
The major political party ballot selected by a nomination primary voter is private data, except that it will be shared with the chairs of the major political parties in the State of Minnesota.
All Wright County polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Robert J. Hiivala
Wright County Auditor/Treasurer
Published in the Herald Journal, Feb. 7 and 14, 2020.