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New public notices published in the issue of Aug. 13, 2021

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WRIGHT TECHNICAL CENTER School District 966
The meeting of the Governing Board of Wright Technical Center, School District 966, was held on Tuesday June 1, 2021 at 1405 3rd Ave. NE, Buffalo, Minnesota 55313.
Members Present: Steffens, Mealey, Curtis, Lee, Bravinder, Benson, Gierke, Sixberry.
Others Present: Brian Koslofsky-Executive Director, Shaun Karson-Principal, Anh Glewwe-Business Manager, Dana Watters-Administrative Assistant.
The meeting was called to order by Member Mealey at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Agenda Review
On motion by Member Curtis, second by Member Lee, the agenda was approved as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Consent Agenda
On motion by Member Curtis, second by Member Sixberry, the consent agenda was approved as presented. 5.1 May 4 regular meeting, 5.2 Bills for Payment, 5.3 Letter of resignation from ALC Math Teacher, 5.4 Letter of resignation from Welding Technology Teacher, 5.5 Approval of Health Science contract, 5.6 Approval of Welding Technology contract, 5.7 Approval of 21-22 Agreement with B-H-M Schools for Special Education Director, 5.8 Approval of 21-22 lease agreement with MAWSECO for Cornerstones, 5.9 Approval of 21-22 lease agreement with WCCA for Head Start, 5.10 Approval of lease agreement with Stan Vander Kooi Farms.
Financial Report
Business Manager Glewwe reported on the current finances. On motion by Member Bravinder, second by Member Lee, the financial report was approved as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Benson, second by Member Sixberry, the FY22 Preliminary Budget was approved as
presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Lee, second by Member Curtis, the Resolution, Long Term Facility Maintenance Plan for 2022-2031 was approved as presented, followed by discussion and vote. Motion carried by unanimous vote. The Roll Call vote: Lee, yes, Bravinder, yes, Sixberry, yes, Curtis, yes, Gierke, yes, Steffens, yes, Benson, yes, Mealey, yes. Resolution passed.
• On motion by Member Sixberry, second by Member Bravinder, the Expenditure Requests for General, Capital, Long Term Facility Maintenance and Perkins for 2021-22 was approved as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Principal Report
Principal Karson reported on staffing openings and hires, 2021-22 enrollment, scholarships winners, program updates, WLC Spring activities, summer school and meetings attended and upcoming.
Director’s Report
Director Koslofsky discussed promoting WTC as a “Training Center”, OSHA walkthrough, facilities and finance updates, and meetings and activities attended and upcoming.
Finance Committee Meeting
Member Bravinder reported on the finance meeting.
New Business
• On motion by Member Sixberry second by Member Benson, to approve to Rescind Policy 808, COVID-19 Face Covering Policy as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Curtis second by Member Lee, to approve to Rescind the Wright Technical Center Safe School Plan as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Sixberry second by Member Benson, to approve the WTC 2021 Summer School Safe School Plan as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Lee second by Member Sixberry, to approve Riverwood Bank in Monticello as primary bank as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Sixberry second by Member Bravinder, to approve the Business Manager/HR Director/Payroll Clerk Contract for the 2021-2023 Contract Term as primary as presented. Motion carried by
unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Sixberry second by Member Lee, to approve the Resolution of Termination of Licensed Teacher as presented, followed by discussion and vote. Motion carried by unanimous vote. The Roll Call vote: Lee, yes, Bravinder, yes, Sixberry, yes, Curtis, yes, Gierke, yes, Steffens, yes, Benson, yes, Mealey, yes. Resolution passed.
• On motion by Member Lee second by Member Sixberry to approve the Director and Executive Committee to make necessary expenditure decisions in the absence of a July 2021 Governing Board Meeting as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Bravinder second by Member Benson to approve the recess prior to entering into closed session at 7:45p.m as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• Closed session was called to order by Member Mealey at 7:59 p.m. Director Koslofsky reviewed his evaluation with the board and left the meeting for the board to review in his absence. Director Koslofsky was called into the meeting at 8:40 for the board to share with him identified strengths and areas of growth.
• On motion by Member Steffens second by Member Lee to re-open the meeting at 9:16 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Steffens second by Member Sixberry, for adjournment. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Meeting was adjourned at 9:17p.m.
Published in the Herald Journal, Aug. 13, 2021.
STATE OF MINNESOTACOUNTY OF MCLEODNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
YOU ARE HEREBY notified that the regular meeting of the McLeod County Planning Advisory Commission has been scheduled on Wednesday the 25th day of August 2021 at 9:30 A.M. in McLeod County Environmental Services Building, Large Conf. Room located at 1065 5th Ave SE, Hutchinson, Minnesota 55350.
THE PURPOSE OF THE SAID MEETING is to consider the following application located in the County of McLeod and filed with the Director of Environmental Services. All requests are subject to modification during the hearing process.
1. A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT by Novel Energy Solutions LLC for the purpose of a 1 MW Community Solar Garden to be known as “Novel Sterner Solar LLC” on property owned by Simon Sterner and to be located as follows: (9.00 AC) of the SW of the NW of Sec-2, Twp-117, Range 27 (Winsted).
THIS HEARING will be held by the McLeod County Planning Commission at which time you may appear if you desire, either in person or by agent or attorney, in opposition to or in support of the proposed application. The County Planning Advisory Commission shall forward its recommendations on to the McLeod County Board of Commissioners. If you desire to provide comments or objections to the County Planning Advisory Commission’s recommendations, you may take your request to the County Board which has the final authority to act on the findings of the Planning Commission.
Marc Telecky, Director
McLeod County Env. Services
Published in the Herald Journal, Aug. 13, 2021.
STATE OF MINNESOTACOUNTY OF MCLEODNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a regular meeting of the McLeod County Board of Adjustment will be held on Thursday, the 26th day of August 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at McLeod County Environmental Services Facility, Large Conf. Room, located at 1065 5th Avenue SE, Hutchinson, Minnesota 55350.
THE PURPOSE OF SAID MEETING is to consider the following application located in the County of McLeod and filed with the County Environmental Services Director. All requests are subject to modification during the hearing process. To view Agendas, visit our website at www.co.mcleod.mn.us/Departments/EnvironmentalServices/Planning&Zoning/PlanningCommissionMeetings.
A VARIANCE APPLICATION request filed by Josh Wuollet to 1) Reduce the required front yard property line of Jet Avenue (CR 16) Right-of-Way from 10’ to 4’, 2) Reduce the rear yard (south property line) setback from 10’ to 3’ and 3) To reduce the required setback for a septic system to a dwelling from 20’ to 7’. This is a small non-conforming lot.
THE PREMISES UPON WHICH said request is located is described as follows: .30 AC – NW NE of Section 8 in Twp 117-28 (Hale).
THIS HEARING will be held by the McLeod County Board of Adjustment at which time you may appear in opposition to or support of the proposed application.
Marc Telecky, McLeod County
Environmental Services Director
Published in the Herald Journal, Aug. 13, 2021.
NOTICE OF ASSESSMENTLIEN FORECLOSURE SALE
YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT,
1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Common Interest Community Number 39 (Condominium) The Pointe Village Homes (the “Declaration”) by Amanda Panick, as fee owner(s) of the below-described property subject to said Declarations.
2. Pursuant to the Declaration, filed in the Office of the County Recorder for Wright County on May 25, 2001 as Document No. 742865 and all amendments thereto, and Minnesota Statutes Chapters 515B, a lien exists for unpaid assessments and fees.
3. No action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by the lien or any part thereof, or if an action has been instituted it has been dismissed or discharged prior to the commencement of these proceedings.
4. The holder of the lien has complied with all conditions precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by the assessment lien and foreclosure of said lien, and all notice and other requirements of applicable statutes.
5. As of the date of this notice the amount due, after acceleration, pursuant to the Association’s Declaration is: $3,606.25.
6. As of the date of this notice, the names of all parties that have been released from liability for the assessment lien are as follows: NONE.
7. Legal description of property:
Section 26, Township 121, Range 23, The Pointe Village Homes, Common Interest Community Number 39, Unit Number 36, Wright County, Minnesota
8. Physical address of property: 16168 71st Lane NE, Otsego, Minnesota 55330
9. Tax parcel identification number: 118-081-000036
10. Pursuant to the provisions of the Declaration, the lien will be foreclosed, and the property will be sold by the Sheriff of Wright County, State of Minnesota, as follows:
Date and time of sale: October 5, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Place of sale: Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Wright County Law Enforcement Center, 3800 Braddock Avenue NE, Buffalo, Minnesota 55313.
to pay the debt then secured by said lien, including any additional assessments and late fees that may become due through the date of sale, along with the costs, attorney’s fees and disbursements allowed by law.
11. The time allowed by law for redemption by the mortgagor, or mortgagor’s personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months after the date of said sale.
12. Minnesota Statutes Section 582.04(b) provides, “If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, the notice must also specify the date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property redeemed under section 580.23.” If this statute applies, the time to vacate the property is 11:59 p.m. on: April 5, 2022
13. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGORS, THE MORTGAGORS’ PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
14. THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.
Dated as of: August 9, 2021
GREENSTEIN SELLERS, PLLC
By: /s/Matthew S. Greenstein
Matthew S. Greenstein (#392044)
Madeline M. Meyer (#402040)
825 Nicollet Mall, Suite 1648
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
Telephone: (763) 285-4677
Attorneys for The Pointe Village Homes Association, Inc.
Published in the Herald Journal, Aug. 13, 20, 27, Sept. 3, 10 and 17, 2021.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE CHARGEWRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERSCHARLOTTE/MARTHA SUBORDINATE SERVICE DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that the Wright County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 3:00 PM on August 25, 2021, at the Commissioners’ Board Room at the Wright County Government Center, to consider, and possibly take action to impose, a supplemental service charge for sanitary sewer improvements in the Charlotte/Martha Subordinate Service District (CMSSD). This supplemental service charge is necessitated by a shortfall in the dedicated fund for the sewer district. The bonds purchased to fund the original sewer improvements are nearly paid off, with the last payment due in 2022. Due to the shortfall in the district fund, the County has made the most recent bond payment(s), and the supplemental service charge will be used to reimburse the County.
The proposed action is to levy a supplemental service charge against every parcel/residence that is currently connected to sanitary sewer in the CMSSD, as well as against each parcel that has previously been assessed for a future connection to the system. The proposed service charge is $2,700 per connection or future connection, with the landowner choosing whether to make a single payment of $2,700 or to spread the payment over three years. Payment in full by a specified date would be without interest. Payments spread over three years would be subject to payment of interest at a proposed rate of 4%.
Written comments may be submitted to:
Lee R. Kelly
County Administrator
10 2nd St. NW
Room 235
Buffalo, MN 55313
Lee R. Kelly
Wright County Administrator
Published in the Herald Journal, Aug. 13, 2021.
REGULAR MEETINGMonday, July 12, 2021HLWW HS Media Center
The Monday, July 12, 2021 Regular Meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:01 pm. by Chairperson Heuer. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Heuer, Bravinder, Peterson, Marketon, Scheuch and Puncochar; absent: Superintendent Sellner and Koch. Also present was Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Puncochar recommended to amend item VI, F of the agenda to include approval of the buildings and grounds supervisor position; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VI) Bravinder recommended approval of the consent agenda; Peterson seconded; passed unanimously.
The consent agenda included meeting minutes, payment of bills, resignations, leave requests, employment recommendations, communications and recognitions.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Puncochar recommended approval of the quarterly treasurer report; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Bravinder recommended approval of the truth in taxation hearing date of December 13, 2021; Peterson seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Bravinder recommended approval of Yanely Espitia-Cortes as a language interpreter/translator; Puncochar seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Peterson recommended approval of Independent Contractor Agreement with Duane Lichy; Bravinder seconded; Bravinder asked how much we used him last year. Donna Wilson, SMS Financial Consultant reported we did use him based upon some things that happened at the beginning of the year, total costs of approximately $7,000 to $8,000. Scheuch clarified that the contract is for 60 hours maximum. Wilson confirmed it was. Passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Puncochar recommended approval of posting the buildings and grounds director position; Peterson seconded; Heuer reviewed information about the current maintenance contractor. Bravinder also reported this position could take on some of the duties our current lead custodians are doing and could possibly combine custodial supply ordering. Scheuch asked when would the district hope to have this person hired. Wilson indicated we are not sure at this time. Scheuch indicated there are a few more questions we need to address before we send out the posting. Scheuch asked if the buildings and grounds committee could meet to discuss this further. Heuer reported we will table this motion until the next meeting.
(Item VII, Subd. G) Marketon recommended the approval of the increase in gate fees; Peterson seconded; Bravinder opposed; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Scheuch recommended approval of the middle school handbook changes; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. I) Puncochar recommended approval of the resolution accepting donations; Peterson seconded; those in favor: Bravinder, Peterson, Marketon, Scheuch, Puncochar and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. K) Scheuch recommended approval of the items for the work session; Puncochar seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
Work Session Meeting-July 26, 2021 at 6pm HLWW Media Center
Regular Board Meeting-August 9, 2021 6pm HLWW HS Media Center
Work Session Meeting-August 23, 2021 6pm HLWW HS Media Center
For the full report, visit the district website at www.hlww.k12.mn.us/board-meeting-minutes or view a copy in the district office.
Heuer adjourned the meeting at 7:00 pm.
Respectfully submitted,
Kelsey Puncochar, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal, Aug. 13, 2021.
WORK SESSION MEETINGMonday, July 26, 2021HLWW HS Media CenterHoward Lake, Minnesota 55349
The Monday, July 26, 2021 Work Session Meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:02 pm. by Chairperson Heuer. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Heuer, Peterson, Marketon, Scheuch and Puncochar; absent: Koch; Bravinder arrived at 6:08 pm. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Scheuch recommended approval of the agenda; Puncochar seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V, Subd. A) Scheuch recommended approval of the resignation of Hailey Nelson as a Speech Language Pathologist effective immediately and the FMLA leave request for Jamie Nendza from October 26, 2021 through January 28, 2022; Puncochar seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V, Subd. B) Scheuch recommended approval of the employment recommendations of Aaron Duske as a high school PHY Ed Teacher effective the start of the 2021-22 school year replacing Jodi Timm; Peterson seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V, Subd. C) Peterson recommended the approval of posting the position for the Director of Buildings and Grounds to see if there is any interest; Puncochar seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII) Next Meeting Dates:
Regular Board Meeting-August 9, 2021 6pm HLWW HS Media Center
Work Session Session Meeting-August 23, 2021 6pm HLWW HS Media Center--possibly at Winsted Elementary
For the full report, visit the district website at www.hlww.k12.mn.us/board-meeting-minutes or view a copy in the district office.
Heuer adjourned the meeting at 7:15 pm.
Respectfully submitted,
Kelsey Puncochar, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal, Aug. 13, 2021.