NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on March 13, 2019, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2012 Dodge Gr. Caravan.  Storage and Lien sale fees are due as of December 3, 2018 is $286.14.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Reese M. Scott, Edith M. Scott

Lienholders: St. Cloud Federal Credit Union

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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KRAIN TOWNSHIP 

NOTICE

Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Krain Township, Stearns County, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Election of Town officers and the Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 at the Krain Town Hall located at 43207 State Hwy 238 Freeport, MN (south of St. Francis). In case of inclement weather, the election and meeting may be postponed until Tuesday, March 19th, 2019. Please listen to KASM radio, 1150 AM, for possible weather related postponements.

Election polls will be open from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at which time the voters will elect one Supervisor for a 3 year term and one Treasurer for a 2 year term. The Annual Meeting will commence at 8:30 p.m. to conduct all necessary business prescribed by law.

The Board of Canvas will meet to certify the election results immediately following the Annual Town Meeting.

The Public Accuracy Testing of the AutoMark assistive voting machine will be held on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Krain Town Hall.

Annie Sauer

Krain Township Clerk

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Work Session

Albany Area Schools

ISD #745

February 27, 2019, 6:00 PM

District Board Room

A G E N D A

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Community Survey

4. Budget

5. Adjournment

Note: Items may be added to the agenda which have an immediate effect on the operation of the school district. An effort will be made to keep additions to a minimum.

Matt Kreuzer, Clerk

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Holding Township Notice

Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Holding Township, County of Stearns, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Election of Town Officers, Board of Canvass and Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Holding Town Hall. In case of inclement weather, Annual Election, Board of Canvass Meeting and Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 same time, same place.

The Annual Election polls will open at 2 p.m. and close at 8 p.m. to elect one supervisor and one clerk. Jason B. Welle has filed for supervisor and Juleen Scegura (incumbent) has filed for Treasurer.

Board of Canvass will meet at 8:15 p.m. to canvass the results of the election.

Annual Meeting will commence at 8:30 p.m.

Annual Election, Board of Canvass Meeting and Annual Meeting will be held at the Holding Town Hall, 790 4th Street West, Holdingford, Minnesota 56340

The Public Accuracy Testing on the Automark voting machine will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 8:45 p.m. at the Holding Town Hall.

Julianne Ebnet, Clerk

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NOTICE OF

ANNUAL MEETING, ELECTION,

AND TESTING OF EQUIPMENT

Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Albany Township, County of Stearns, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Election of Town Officers and the Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. In case of inclement weather the meeting and election may be postponed until the third Tuesday of March. Please listen to KASM (1150 AM) radio station for changes.

The Public Accuracy Test of the voting equipment will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 4:30 P.M. This test is open to the General Public.

Absentee Balloting-The Clerk’s office, 20929 330 Street, Albany, will be open Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. to accept absentee ballots.

Annual Election/Board of Canvass/ Annual Meeting-Will be held on March 12, 2019; The Election Poll hours will be open from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M., at which time the voters will elect one Town Supervisor for a three-year term.

Board of Canvass will meet at 8:15 P.M. to canvass the results of the election.

The Annual Meeting will commence at 8:30 P.M. to conduct all necessary business prescribed by law.

All events (except Absentee Balloting) will be held at the City of Albany Fire Hall, 231 Fourth St, Albany MN.

Diane Noll Clerk/Treasurer?Albany Township
Published in the Albany ?Enterprise, Wednesday, February 20 and 27, 2019
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Crop Land For Rent

The City of Holdingford is seeking to rent out ten (10) acres of city owned land on a 3 year contract. The successful bidder will be required to sign a contract guaranteeing payment by March 31 of each year of the contract. Bidder will also be required to till the land within 24 hours of the City Maintenance Department’s sludge spreading twice a year. All interested bidders must have bids turned in to Holdingford City Center during normal business hours by 12 noon on March 11, 2019. The City of Holdingford reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.

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Farming Township

Township Election

Annual Town Meeting

Accuracy Test

Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Farming Township, County of Stearns, State of Minnesota that the Annual Township Election will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in the Township Board Room of the Farming Community Center, 23801 County Road 42, Richmond, MN 56368 (Town of Farming). Polls will be open from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm to elect one Supervisor for a term of 3 years and one Treasurer for a term of 2 years.

The Annual Town Meeting will be held at 8:30 pm at the same address following the Election and Board of Canvass to conduct all necessary business prescribed by law.

In case of inclement weather, the Election and Town Meeting will be postponed until the third Tuesday in March – March 19, 2019 – and if inclement weather also postpones the Election and Town Meeting on the third Tuesday, the Election and Town Meeting will be held on the fourth Tuesday in March – March 26, 2019 at the same times and place. Listen to KASM for any changes.

An Accuracy Test of the Automark Handicapped Voting Machine will be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm in the Board Room of the Farming Community Center in the Town of Farming. This testing is open to the public.

Judy Bruemmer

Farming Township Clerk

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AMENDMENT TO ZONING ORDINANCE 

SECTION 80.10 ?OFF-STREET PARKING
The City Council for the City of Albany, HEREBY ORDAINS as follows:

1. That Section 80.10, Subd. 3.(b) shall be amended to read as follows:

“b) Surfacing:

i. In all Commercial Districts, all off-street parking and loading spaces, together with driveways, aisles and other circulation areas, shall be surfaced with concrete, bituminous or pervious or impervious pavers. 

ii. In all Industrial Districts, all off-street parking and loading spaces, together with driveways, aisles and other circulation areas shall be surfaced in such a way as to provide a durable and dust-free surface. 

iii. In Residential Districts, all driveways and required off street parking spaces shall be surfaced with concrete, bituminous, pervious or impervious pavers. All driveways, at a minimum, shall extend from the back of the curb to the front wall of the house or accessory building served by the driveway.  

iv. Off-street parking spaces and access areas shall be so improved, arranged and marked for new non-residential uses within the same time period prescribed for completion of the work authorized by the building permit and for new residential uses within twenty-four (24) months of issuance of the building permit unless an extension is granted by the Zoning Administrator;”

This amendment shall become effective upon adoption and publication.

This Ordinance was approved by the majority of the City Council of Albany on this 20th day of February, 2019.

Tom Kasner, Mayor Tom Schneider, Clerk/Administrator

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This amendment was published in the Albany Enterprise on February 27, 2019.

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Unadopted Minutes 

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING 

Albany Area Schools – ISD #745 

District Board Room 

February 13, 2019 

1. CALL TO ORDER 

The meeting was called to order by Chair Winkels at 7:00 p.m. 

2. ROLL CALL 

Present: Winkels, Kreuzer, Paulsen, Hansen, Sand, Pennie 

Absent: Carbajal Student Representatives: Butkowski 

3. Public Forum 

None 

4. Agenda- Additions or Deletions 

5. Approvals 

5.1 Previous Meeting Minutes 

Motion by Paulsen, seconded by Kreuzer to approve the minutes from the January 23, 2019. Regular School Board Meeting. Supported by all present. 

5.2 Cash Flow Report- December 2018 

Motion by Hansen, seconded by Pennie to approve the December Cash Flow Report. Supported by all present. 

6. Consent Agenda 

AFT: BLT from Julie Theiler to Sarah Mendoza effective January 22, 2019 

Nancy Swarthout, Learning Adventures 

Tom Feldewerd, Learning Adventures 

AESP: Gayle Gibson, add’l .25 hr 

Jean Kollodge, Sped Differential for transportation hrs 

Community Education: Ben Buttweiler, Program Asst. 

Kids Co: 

Athletics & Activities Coaching: 

Student: Luke Sonnenburg 

LOA: Two 

Request for Severance: 

Resignation/Retirement: John Kleppe, Middle School Baseball coach 

Donations: 

$1000.00 - Huskie Boosters - Ken Klemmer Scholarship - R#56548 

$5000.00 - Huskie Boosters - Band Uniforms - R#56548 

$ 80.00 - Albany Coaches - Scholarship - R#56549

$ 200.00 - Columbia Gear - Robotics Donation - R#56552 

$ 250.00 - MN Middle School Assoc - Carrie Schmitz Award - R#56553 

$2500.00 - Blattner Energy - Robotics Donation - R#56553 

$ 250.00 - Farming Lions - Scholarship - R#56558 

$ 50.00 - Anonymous - Family Outreach - R#56555 

$1000.00 - Richard Glatzmaier - Baseball Donation - R#56604 

$1000.00 - James Glatzmaier - Baseball Donation - R#56604 

$1000.00 - James Glatzmaier - Don Brever Scholarship - R#56604 

$1000.00 - James Glatzmaier - Delores Wellenstein Scholarship - R#56604 

The following checks were issued in paying claims: Wire transfers and check 94017-94311 

Expenditures: 

01 General Fund $ 839,727.18 

02 Food Services $ 94,693.84 

04 Community Services $ 49,480.51 

06 Building Construction $ 642,228.57 

07 Debt Redemption $1,908,208.13 

08 Scholarships $ 18,450.00 

Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by Paulsen to approve the February Consent Agenda. Supported by all present. 

7. Reports 

7.1 Robotics Team Demo 

An impressive presentation of the robotics team’s program along with a live demonstration of the robot was provided to the board and audience. 

7.2 Student Representatives 

A review on winter sports was provided. NHS is busy working on the Huskie Pageant, Kids Night Out, Easter Egg Hunt preparation, and a dance. 

7.3 Purple Pride 

Numerous Purple Pride Cards were read and acknowledged by board members. 

7.4 WCED Updates 

An overview of the history, offerings, staffing mix, financials, and district partnership opportunities was provided to the board by Director Laurie Fevig. 

8. Business 

8.1 Enrollment Report 

Enrollment remains steady at 1,750 students. 

8.2 Revise January 9, 2019 Minutes – 5.5 Authorize Official Signatures 

Motion by Paulsen, seconded by Hansen, to approve the amended minutes to include board member names and positions. New signatures will included Winkels – Chair, Kreuzer – Clerk, Paulsen – Treasurer, Johnson – Superintendent, Clemen – Business Manager. Supported by all present. 

8.3 School District Calendar 

Motion by Paulsen, seconded by Sand to approve the 2019-2020 School District Calendar, with the additional language: weather cancelation days may be made up via E-learning days. Supported by all present. 

The tentative 2020-2021 School District calendar was tabled until direction from the MN legislature is given surrounding the ability to start school before Labor Day. 

8.4 Weather Make-UP Plans 

MDE’s guidance surrounding weather make up days was provided to the board. 

March 25th, April 22nd, and May 31st were discussed for potential make-up days by the board. 

Motion by Paulsen, seconded by Pennie, to approve adding March 25th and April 22nd as student make-up days. Supported by all present. 

8.5 School Board Policies 

8.5.1. Policy 431 Classified Substitute Policy – First Read 

8.5.2. Policy 408 Subpoena of a School District Employee – First Read 

8.5.3. Policy 409 Employee Publications, Instructional Materials, Inventions, and Creations – First Read 

8.5.4. Policy 424 License Status – First Read 

8.5.5. Policy 511 Student Fundraising – First Read 

9. Committee Reports 

Minutes attached to Boardbook. 

9.1. CMETS Governing Board Meeting 

9.2. WCED Meeting 

A schedule of board related meetings can be found on the district website. 

10. Superintendent Report 

Albany Mutual Telephone will donate the installation of Wi-Fi internet to 5-district busses. 

Albany Area Schools has a community partnership with the Avon Chamber and Albany Chamber, with a community/business expo scheduled for March 23rd 10-2:00pm. 

11. Adjournment 

Agenda completed at 9:15PM, a motion to adjourn was made by Kreuzer, seconded by Paulsen. Suppoprted by all present.

Matt Kreuzer, Clerk

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AMENDMENT TO 

ORDINANCE 51

PARKING REGULATIONS

The City Council for the City of Albany, HEREBY ORDAINS as follows:

1. That Ordinance Section 51.09, is hereby amended by the addition of Subd. 6 which shall read as follows:

“Subd. 6: C-1 and C-2 District Parking.  It shall be unlawful for any person owning, driving, or in charge of a vehicle as defined in Subdivision 1, Section (a) or (c), individually or in combination, to park the same in the C-1 District or the C-2 District for any length of time, except during periods when the vehicle is being actively loaded or unloaded.”

This amendment shall become effective upon adoption and publication.

This Ordinance was approved by the majority of the City Council of Albany on this 20th day of February, 2019.

Tom Kasner, Mayor

Tom Schneider, Clerk/Administrator

(SEAL)

This amendment was published in the Albany Enterprise on February 27, 2019

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AMENDMENT TO 

ZONING ORDINANCE 81

SUBDIVISION

The City Council for the City of Albany, HEREBY ORDAINS as follows:



1. That Section 81.12: DESIGN STANDARDS; EASEMENTS, shall be amended by the addition of Subdivision 5 which shall read as follows:



“Subd. 5:  Easements for sidewalks or pedestrian trails required in accordance with Section 81.15, Subd.9.”



2. That Section 81.15, Subd. 9: Sidewalks and Trails, shall be amended to read as follows:



“Subd. 9:  Sidewalks and Trails.  At the expense of the developer, the developer shall install sidewalks and/or pedestrian trails within the subdivided area in accordance with the Albany Pedestrian Master Plan or as otherwise required by the City Council as a condition of subdivision approval. All such sidewalks or trails shall be a minimum width of five (5) feet.”



3. That Section 81.20 DIVISON OR CONSOLIDATION OF PLATTED LOTS, shall be amended by the addition of Subdivision 5, which shall read as follows:



 “Subd. 5: Sidewalks and Trails.  The owner shall grant such easements and install sidewalks and/or pedestrian trails within the subdivided or consolidated area in accordance with the Albany Pedestrian Master Plan or as otherwise required by the City Council as a condition of approval. All such sidewalks or trails shall be a minimum width of five (5) feet.”

This amendment shall become effective upon adoption and publication.

This Ordinance was approved by the majority of the City Council of Albany on this 20th day of February, 2019.

Tom Kasner, Mayor

Tom Schneider, Clerk/Administrator

(Seal)

This amendment was published in the Albany Enterprise on February 27, 2019

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AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE 41

STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

The City Council for the City of Albany, HEREBY ORDAINS as follows:

1. That Ordinance 41 Streets and Sidewalks is hereby amended by the addition of Section 41.09 which shall read as follows:

“Section 41.09:  REGULATION OF SHRUBS AND TREES.  

Subd. 1. Tree, Shrubs and other Plantings Prohibited.  No trees, shrubs or other plantings shall be allowed within any boulevard or right of way, within any utility easements, or within five (5) feet of a sidewalk.  



Subd. 2. Prohibited Plantings.  The City Administrator has the authority to require owners of contiguous property to remove any prohibited tree, shrub or other plantings.  Notice in writing of the required removal will be served by regular mail upon the owners of the contiguous property.  If the plantings are not removed within ten (10) days after mailing the notice, the plantings will be removed by the City and the cost of removal will be billed to the owners of the contiguous property.  If the cost remains unpaid for more than thirty (30) days, it will be levied against the contiguous property as a special assessment and collected as in the case of other special assessments.” 

2. Appendix A is hereby amended by the following addition:

Ordinance Description Fee

41.09, Subd. 2 Removal of Plantings         Actual Cost. 

This amendment shall become effective upon adoption and publication.

This Ordinance was approved by the majority of the City Council of Albany on this 20th day of February, 2019.

Tom Kasner, Mayor Tom Schneider, Clerk/Administrator

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This amendment was published in the Albany Enterprise on February 27, 2019.

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